Creative content online attracts new customers in the lengthy b-to-b cycle
Marketers are incorporating Zynga's Facebook games, including FarmVille, YoVille and Mafia Wars, into campaigns that link product purchases to in-game redemptions.
MicroBilt launched MicroBilt Connect, a loyalty program that gives customers rewards points for Twitter referrals, May 27. MicroBilt is a provider of fraud prevention, consumer financing, debt collection and background screening tools for small and midsize businesses.
InterContinental Hotels Group's Holiday Inn chain launched a campaign May 26 to increase its profile in the weddings industry. Consumers who book a reception from June 1 to December 30 at any Holiday Inn could receive a gift card up to $750 toward their honeymoon.
Richmont Holdings launched a direct selling program for IV-7 Ultimate Germ Defense, a disinfectant made by Pure Bioscience, May 22.
Company of the week
R2C creates, produces, distributes and measures messages that inspire and compel consumers to do something with a brand to drive commercial advantage. The full-service advertising agency specializes in creative, production, media, analytics and performance.
What's in our mailbox this month: fitness postcards from Retro Fitness, American Woman Fitness Centers, Union's United Taekwondo Academy, and Bally Total Fitness. (We're totally pumped.)
Social data can improve a brand's bottom line and customer relationships. Just ask brands Infiniti and Diamond Nexus.
Here are three must-have data sets that every marketer should include in his or her email strategy.