Many businesses ask the same question as to where they should start when developing a digital marketing strategy. The ever-growing competition, globalisation and the internet provide customers with more products, easier and faster than ever. There are so many great digital marketing techniques such as search, social, email marketing and marketing automation. How do some companies still not have an integrated plan to acquire and retain customers?
Getting your digital marketing strategy just right can be challenging but it’s worth the effort. Don’t lose out to the competition by thinking your business doesn’t need a sound digital marketing strategy. You’ll see that a little bit of effort is well worth it in the end! Continue reading →
Email marketing remains one of the most effective ways of connecting with people regardless of what device they use. It’s been proven time and time again to be a successful marketing tool showing impressive ROI. Not only that, email marketing does it all at a fraction of the cost compared to other digital marketing methods. However, with all the good, there are many examples of poor email marketing tactics which have led to widespread negativity.
Most marketers know that the golden rule to success in any business, when using any form of marketing, is to connect with customers. The personal connection is often lost through mismanaged customer data, irrelevant content and a general lack of understanding. Luckily, there is light at the end of the tunnel as most email marketing mistakes are relatively easy to fix. Continue reading →
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 →
Over the years email has transformed from an outbound to and inbound marketing tactic and for good reason. Technology has become more dynamic and information more easily accessible which means marketers have had to change their strategy.
The new breed of users are more informed and want companies to hear them out. They no longer respond to the disruptive outbound marketing tactics where companies only talk about themselves. This is where inbound marketing comes in along with implementing a vibrant, powerful and inclusive email nurturing campaign. Continue reading →