The e-mail advertising channel is facing the same challenges and opportunities that the DRTV channel experienced over the past two decades. There are no longer any doubts about the ability of DRTV campaigns to generate sales. But you may be surprised to learn that e-mail advertising has already proven to be the most effective online channel for DRTV advertisers and is now the most popular form of direct response marketing.
Do you get depressed every time you open a magazine or newspaper these days? Between stories about budget cuts, layoffs, and foreclosures — not to mention Bernie Madoff — you'd wonder if there is any good news. In the perfect storm of the global financial crisis, direct marketers all seem to be looking for a silver lining.
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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.