When calculating the return on investment (ROI) of a direct marketing campaign it’s important to bear in mind the lifetime value of a client, not just the initial order value.
Category: Measurement and Analytics
A recent blog post at DM News has predicted that marketing will become more measured and cautious over the use of shiny new technologies in marketing campaigns this year.
Pareto’s Law states that an incredible 80% of your business will come from just 20% of your customers. These figures may sound extreme, but analyse your customer database for yourself and you may be surprised by the results.
In what will inevitably be seen as a contraversial move in marketing circles, the autohr of a recent report has declared that “all marketing will become direct marketing” in the future.
Direct marketing is one of the most responsive and cost effective marketing tools there is. But despite this there are still various misconceptions about how easy to use and successful direct marketing can be.
We address some of these criticisms, and give you the facts about using direct marketing….
Digital marketing has revolutionised marketing in recent years, what with the advent of email marketing, pay per click, social media, blogging and more. Direct marketing has been around somewhat longer, but still has a role to play in the digital world, but only if it learns some of the lessons from new media.
It seems that trends come and go in marketing just as they do in fashion led industries.
Use direct marketing to keep your salespeople topped up with regular sales leads and prospects.
A recent research study reports that marketing professionals still aren’t measuring the right outcomes to be able to decide if their marketing campaigns are truly effective or not.