In Defense of Unsolicited Email
MARCH 18, 2014
Over at marketing automation firm Marketo , CEO Phil Fernandez just wrote a full-throated rant against the evils of unsolicited email and purchased email lists used indiscriminately: “How does anyone think that these are sensible emails to send to the CEO of a fast-growing public company?
Can Old Database Marketers Learn Digital Tricks?
Customer Experience Matrix
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
Summary: Database marketing and digital marketing are more different than it seems. Yesterday’s post touched briefly on what I see as a fundamental transition between database marketing and digital marketing, and in particular on the changes that marketers and their supporting vendors must make to navigate the change successfully. Digital marketers have no such illusions about the completeness of the data they could ever hope to assemble.
Tempted to Do Away With Registration Forms? Think Again.
NOVEMBER 24, 2009
A client asks: “Now that we have our marketing automation system in place, is it really necessary to use registration forms in our lead nurturing (follow-up) campaigns?
Report From New York: How Agencies are Using Marketing Automation
JUNE 16, 2014
marketing User Conference in New York City for the first time. marketing Partners breakout, which focused on our agency partners. We all learned a few things about how agencies are using marketing automation. Direct Marketing > Digital Database Marketing.