Data Hygiene


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Keep It Clean: Tips for Ensuring Data Hygiene

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5 Steps to customer data hygiene: it’s not sexy, but it’s essential


And 88% are missing basic firmographic data, like industry, revenue or employee size—so profiling and segmentation is pretty tough. Dun & Bradstreet reports regularly on how quickly B2B data degrades. Key enter the data correctly in the first place.

Data Hygiene: Real Results Pt.2


Continuing our series of real data hygiene customer results, here's the second installment: How does your data compare? Find out with our Dirty Data Calculator

Customer Relationship Management: 5 steps for finding the right vendor for your data hygiene

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It would be great if cleaning and appending data was something you only needed to do once. When you consider there will always be changes in buyer behavior at play that will likely result in the need for rapid changes to your B2B marketing efforts, it becomes apparent that effective data hygiene is an ongoing process. Conceivably, if you avoid cleaning data for a year, 60% of your database could be obsolete by the end of those twelve months.

6 Secrets to maintain successful data hygiene


A marketer faces several challenges with their contact data refinement. The post 6 Secrets to maintain successful data hygiene appeared first on SMARTe Inc. Data audit Data Enrichment

Cleansing, Enhancing and Integrating, The Three Pillars Of Data Hygiene

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Is your Prospect Contact Data meeting your Lead Generation expectations? The problem may not be with your marketing department, it may be your data itself! Maintaining data hygiene is incredibly important to the overall success of your business.

Contact Data Hygiene and the Future of Branding


Today, we explain the importance of a data-driven branding strategy and why contact data hygiene is the key to branding success. What is a data-driven branding strategy? In fact, 87% of marketers consider data to be their company’s most underutilized asset ( source ).

Data Hygiene: Real Results Pt. 4


How much are your email lists suffering due to poor data quality? One of our recent customers found out through our data hygiene process that over half of their emails weren't getting through due to invalid or missing information. Check out the results and see how your data stacks with

Data Hygiene: Real Results Pt. 3


You may think that your accounts and contacts in your database would be mostly clean because those people are typically contacted and updated more frequently by sales reps, but check out the latest Data Hygiene results from a customer's contacts and accounts: How does your data compare?

Data Hygiene: Real Results Pt. 5


Poor data quality can not only be a waste of your time, but a real block at the top of your funnel. Every email that isn't getting through represents a potential lost opportunity. With our latest customer, we were able to auto-append 4,707 emails. For most companies, that represents a

The 4 Steps to Marketing Data Hygiene in an Era of Big Data


Like data hygiene. In great part, that’s due to how frustratingly tedious data management and in particular data hygiene is. And of course, the amount of critical data errors multiplies exponentially along with it.

5-Step Data Fitness Checklist

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Is your data in fighting shape to meet your pipeline numbers? Just like getting yourself in shape, getting your data in shape takes dedication, commitment, and a training plan.

B2B Data Hygiene: It Pays to Scrub Your Lists

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Any B2B marketer who has initiated an email or direct mail campaign lately knows that business marketing data degrades quickly. Data master Dun & Bradstreet says the current level of data quality costs U.S. Overall business data is said to breakdown at a rate of 3% to 6% a month. That’s one-third to three-quarters of obsolete data per year. Bad data is an enormous liability that can lead to: Undeliverable communications.

Driving Safely with your Data


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Ten tips for customer reactivation


Use data appending to gather more information about the customer. Your database marketing partner can add data points to your customer record that will suggest effective reactivation strategies. Demographic, lifestyle, and attitudinal data are especially revealing.

Even Santa Knows the Importance of Data Fitness

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Q3 Market Intelligence Accuracy Benchmark Results Are In

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InsideView claims to have the most accurate company and contact data in the industry. Here’s How We Did For Q3 2015, the quarterly benchmark results show that InsideView does have the most accurate data, by quite a bit, actually.

Are you ready for GDPR, Europe’s upcoming data privacy requirements?


The General Data Protection Regulation is something we cannot ignore. It’s about consumer control of their data, and their comfort that it’s being protected. The controller must be able to demonstrate that the subject has agreed to the controller’s data usage and storage plans.

6 thorny data problems that Vex B2B marketers, and how to solve them


Business-to-business marketers are plagued by data problems. Business data is complex and fast-changing. To shed some light on B2B data problems, Bernice Grossman and I compiled a working list of problems and solutions. The most recent data is the one you should default to.

Troubleshooting your B2B marketing data problems


Business-to-business data continues to challenge marketers, who need to identify and communicate with customers and prospects, but who run into thorny issues every day. Problems range from duplicates, to key-entry errors, to missing data elements, and beyond.

6 important data points to record on your customers


Customer data is one of the most important parts of your business success. If you’re not already using a customer relationship management (CRM) platform to collect and manage the data , you should be. But what kinds of data should you collect? Demographics Data.

Is Your Data a Trick or a Treat?

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Or are you so confident in your data that digging into lead data is like digging […]. When you’re targeting a lead and start to dig into their profile in your CRM system, do you feel a chill run down your spine? Does the hair on your neck stand up and your heart start to race?

How Good Content can Help Improve Database Health

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According to business information provider ZoomInfo (see graphic below, further data here ), more than 70 percent of business cards have one or more changes during a 12-month period.

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Beware of dubious data providers: a 9-point checklist


As a B2B marketer, I am always interested in new customer data sources, so I feel compelled to at least give them a listen. But when I ask a few questions—like where their data comes from—answers come back like “A variety of sources” or “Sorry, that’s our intellectual property.” Myself, I‘ve been throwing them in a folder called “suspicious data providers,” and every so often, I dig in, to see if there’s any wheat among the chaff. (Photo credit: Tim Morgan).

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destinationCRM: “Make Sure Your CRM is Well Informed”

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Contact Data Quality: A Marketer’s POV


I landed in a role that has forced me to think about data. Yes, most marketers would classify themselves as “data-driven”, but I’m talking about contact data. Contact data is on my mind every single day. Perspective on contact data is relative to how you are measured.

Five Ways B-to-B Marketers Need to Change Their Game


These developments bring front and center five important areas requiring renewed focus from marketers: Complete and accurate data on customers and prospects. Here are some resources for gaining access to prospect data , and keeping your database clean. Image via Wikipedia.

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Email Validation: How Email Verification Really Works


Email Validation and regular data hygiene is a key part of email marketing best practices. Email Validation

The Demand Gen One-Stop GDPR Workshop — White Paper


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Report: Marketers Spend Equally on Third-Party Data and Activation Solutions in 2017

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Marketers are dedicating a large portion of their budgets toward data, but new research shows they are also having to pay for solutions to support their investment, such as data hygiene. Recently, Winterberry Group conducted its “The State of Data 2017” report to gauge how marketers are allocating their budget toward data and analytics. billion on third-party audience data and activation solutions. This is followed by transactional data ($2.9

4 Best Practices for List Hygiene


From, here's a good post on list hygiene best practices: 4 List Hygiene Best Practices Good validation that data hygiene must be a frequent and persistent practice. The question is: is it even worth using a list renter with data being such an asset these days

Report: Less Than 40% of B2B Marketers Have Advanced Data Strategies

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More B2B marketers are investing in data and analytics, but how far have they come in terms of maximizing the potential of these assets? Radius recently teamed up with the Harvard Business Review to discover how B2B marketers are making the most of their data and analytics. In the “Why Your Data Strategy is Your B2B Growth Strategy” report, one-third of respondents (34 percent) said that their company’s data strategy is just “average.”

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A Strategic Guide To Opportunity Management


Yet, it is frequently mistaken for a process of keeping the pipeline current and managing data hygiene. The tremendous investment in developing and qualifying opportunities in accounts makes understanding which are winnable essential to every sales team’s success.

The Evolution of Sales and Marketing Ops


These roles typically started as tactical positions, performing tasks like database management, data hygiene, spreadsheet analysis and reporting preparation. Marketing and Sales Operations today are more than just plumbers.

Report: Only 20% of Marketers are ‘Very Confident’ in Purchased Data Accuracy

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Although marketers are invested in purchasing demographic data to reach out to their target audience, research shows that they are not entirely confident in the information they receive. Lotame recently published “The State of Audience Data Research Report” and found that when purchasing demographic data, accuracy is “very important” to the majority (84 percent) of marketers. However, just 20 percent are “very confident” in the data accuracy of their purchased data.

The Impact of Bad B2B Marketing Data


There’s no way around it – prospect and customer data is one of the most valuable assets a B2B organization has access to. Unfortunately, low-quality data is a real problem for many companies—simply because B2B data decays so rapidly. The Impact of Bad B2B Marketing Data.

Ready to Migrate ESPs? Here’s Your Email Deliverability Checklist


Engagement Data. Data Hygiene. Though not a prerequisite for an ESP migration, practicing good data hygiene can go a long way toward ensuring your onboarding is as smooth as possible. Marketers switch email service providers (ESPs) for various reasons.

Three annoying things about B2B marketing


I just got off the phone with a data scientist in Bangalore who was complaining how he digs up high value prospective accounts, and his clients blast them with email, get no results and then blame him. B2B marketers still duck their data responsibilities.

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A Scorecard for B2B Marketing Operations [Download Evaluation]


It’s a method that marketing operations specialists can use to evaluate their martech stack, their data, their attribution solution, and their metrics. Data enrichment technologies. Finally, data hygiene is one of the most important responsibilities of the marketing operations role.

Expert Insight: Why B2B Marketers Need to Use Data to Make Smarter Decisions

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Marketers have an abundance of data at their fingertips, but many are struggling to use it to inform critical business and strategy decisions. Dun and Bradstreet recently commissioned a study by Forrester titled “The B2B Data Activation Priority,” which found that only 50 percent of marketing and sales decisions are made using data. In many cases, organizations are not fully confident in the quality and accuracy of their data.

Survey: CXOs Value Long-Form Marketing Content for Insight

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This was followed by business books (21 percent), interactive data visualization tools (18 percent) and live presentations (13 percent). Executives appear to value data-driven content as well, but some of them remain skeptical. While 71 percent believe that traditional surveys are a valuable source of business insight, 62 percent think that insight from big data is not always worthy. Only 25 percent of marketers perform data hygiene practices quarterly.

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B2B Marketers Struggle to Maintain Accuracy and Quality of Data

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B2B marketers are utilizing data and analytics, but new research indicates that many are still struggling to maintain the accuracy and quality of information. The “B2B Lead Generation Survey” conducted by Chief Marketer discovered that the primary data challenge for B2B marketers is quality and standardization (72 percent). Incomplete data (60 percent) and information residing in separate silos (53 percent) were also top challenges for marketers utilizing analytics.