How Marketing Automation Works And Benefits Your Business

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Some misconceptions about marketing automation couldn’t be further from the truth. Although it’s understandable why people could get the wrong impression, it definitely is not Spam nor is it ‘just email marketing’. Marketing automation is so much more than meets the eye. The concept in itself is sometimes difficult to explain even if you work with it all day, every day. At first glance it may seem simple enough but once you dig a little deeper, it can prove challenging.

Before we get started, let’s just make one thing clear – the word ‘automation’ doesn’t mean you can simply set and forget your digital marketing campaigns. In fact, it is the very collaboration Continue reading

New Era For Email Marketing With GDPR And BIMI

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Most digital marketers know by now that General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will take effect in May 2018. It will directly impact and disrupt email marketing while email 3rd party data is likely to fall away completely. As this new European regulation impacts data profiling, you need to comply with the new requirements before you’re allowed to send personalised and targeted emails.

In addition, changes in email filtering at ISP levels are set to rewrite deliverability rules as we know it. Continue reading

Common Types of Market Segmentation – Part 2

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Market segmentation is a process of dividing the market of potential customers into different groups based on certain characteristics. In fact, it was first used in the late1900’s and is essential for any successful marketing strategy.

Present-day market segmentation exists to solve one major problem marketers face – more conversions. Marketers use personalised marketing campaigns to Continue reading

The Basics Behind Market Segmentation – Part 1

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Market segmentation is the process of dividing a broad consumer or business market into sub-groups of consumers or segments. Segmentation is based on some type of shared characteristic of existing and potential customers. B2B companies might segment according to different types of businesses or countries. B2C companies could use demographics, lifestyle, behavioral or any other meaningful data points as their segmentation strategy. Continue reading