Direct marketing is a great way to reach new customers, keep existing customers engaged with your brand, and drive sales. In fact, a full sixty-six percent of customers make a purchase as a result of email marketing, ninety-two percent of shoppers say that they prefer direct mail when making purchasing decisions, and sixty-eight percent of B2B sales involve human interaction such as telemarketing.
As a marketer, you work hard to drive prospects to your website. Through organic search, social media, banner ads and more, you’re positioning your businesses as a resource worth a prospect’s click. Just getting them to your site is a win of sorts, but it’s far from the ultimate prize. In fact, only 2% of website traffic converts on the first visit.
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One of the most innovative marketing trends in e-commerce is the adoption of remarketing. Also known as retargeting, remarketing is a method of flagging and tracking your website visitors in order to show them relevant ads after they’ve left for other sites. Technically speaking, your web page is embedded with code that marks your visitors’ IP addresses with a browser cookie. When your visitors browse to other sites, your retargeting provider will display your ad to that same prospect.
Enthusem has released its direct mail automation integration with Marketo giving users the ability to access direct mail automation right from Marketo. Enthusem’s integration with Marketo makes sending direct mail from a Marketo Smart Campaign as easy as sending an automated email — with the same level of effort, timing, and trackability but through a channel that’s much less cluttered, so the content stands out. “After attending Marketing Nation Summit® in San Francisco earlier this year I knew we had to fast-track the Marketo and Enthusem integration,” says Mac McAvoy, vice president of sales at Enthusem. “The forward-thinking ideas that I heard from both Marketo and its users fit perfectly with the omnichannel and hyper-personalized approach that we take here at Enthusem.”
We may not be cracking any complex codes, but people tend to trust other people before they trust brands. Yes, even your brand. It’s not your fault – you’re ultimately in the business of selling something, and that simple fact makes consumers skeptical.
The Millennial generation is a group covered constantly, but the rapidly-growing Gen Z population deserves its own consideration. Sometimes referred to as “Post-Millennials,” this generation is coming of age – its oldest members entering their early twenties. By 2020, they will account for 40% of all American consumers. As such, Generation Z marketing tactics are forming.