To optimize your demand generation marketing efforts successfully, you need visibility into every step of your customers’ journeys and the means to track and analyze their data to understand what motivates them now and in the future. How do you do that? Fortunately, customer journey analytics provides valuable insights into your visitors’ behavioral patterns and preferences throughout their entire customer journey. These insights allow you to create enhanced customer experiences that motivate visitors to reach
We share quite a bit about acquisition but not enough about customer retention. Great marketing strategies aren’t as simple as driving more and more leads, it’s also about driving the right leads. Retaining customers is always a fraction of the cost of acquiring new ones. With the pandemic, companies hunkered down and weren’t as aggressive at acquiring new products and services. Additionally, in-person sales meetings and marketing conferences severely hampered acquisition strategies at most companies.
Modern marketing is all about the customer. In order to succeed in a customer-centric market, companies must focus on the experience; they must empathize with and listen to customer feedback to continually improve the experiences they create and deliver. Companies that embrace human insights and get qualitative feedback from their customers (and not just survey data) are able to better relate to and connect with their buyers and customers in more meaningful ways. Collecting human
In the present day and age, there is no excuse for not knowing who to market your products and services to, and what your customers want. With the advent of marketing databases and other data-driven technology, gone are the days of untargeted, unselected, and generic marketing. A Short Historical Perspective Before 1995, marketing was mostly done through mail and advertising. After 1995, with the advent of email technology, marketing became a little more specific. It
There has been so much change to the way we work in recent months that some of us might not immediately realize the kinds of innovations that were already gaining steam before the global pandemic struck. As marketers, workplace technology continues to bring us closer as a team so we can serve our customers in these stressful times, even while we navigate challenges in our own lives. It’s important to be honest with customers, as