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Using Database Marketing, are you at the rear of the pack?

Earlier this month we launched a quick poll, to find out how you were using Database Marketing. Focussing on actual usage in your business, today, the poll asked about outbound & inbound marketing. Two other questions also covered use of database marketing techniques to coordinate multi-channel interactions, as well as marketing effectiveness data capture.

June 30, 2016

Are you missing the Big Picture with your Database Marketing?

Over coffee with a friend this week, they mentioned the benefit of someone having “helicopter skills”. They meant the ability to understand the technical detail but then zoom out to see it in the context of the big picture (often business context or need). Given our theme this month is Database Marketing, that got me […]

June 10, 2016

How strong is your database marketing benchmark?

Following the success of our latest ‘applications of analytics’ poll, this month it’s time to gather a database marketing benchmark. How advanced is your use of database marketing techniques? Do you have the basics in place? Are you targeting inbound & outbound contacts? Are you coordinating or optimising across all channels? There are some very impressive technology […]

June 7, 2016

Database Marketing in today’s Social World

Like me I’m sure you are daily bombarded with offers by email, app, text and advertising through every social channel. The best can feel well-timed, appropriate and convenient, but too many fall short. When marketing is obviously aiming to be personalised, timely & relevant, it’s as obvious as a fish out of water when it […]

August 4, 2015

Awards & trends for Database Marketing

As we get used to being in February already, it’s time to bring our series on awards & trends for different technical areas to a close. This week it’s the turn of the fourth quadrant in Holistic Customer Insight, that is the critical work of Database Marketing.   Given this team can often deliver the […]

February 6, 2015

Are consumer segment Personas helpful facts or Marketing fiction?

After a break in posting due to a holiday, I’m pleased to return and share about Personas. Despite having shared briefly before about Segmentation we have not had a post on this useful topic. Guest bloggers have shared on the continued relevant of segmentation & I shared some thoughts on public segmentations. But no personas. […]

April 9, 2019

Customer Data: Is it the new Marketing Battleground?

Data and analytics are being called the new marketing battleground. Indeed, many experienced marketers are rushing to brush up on their technical knowledge. So, continuing our focus on applications of data & analytics, I’m delighted to welcome back Peter. Peter Lavers is Director of WCL and Customer Attuned. He is also regularly recognised as one […]

September 15, 2017

Does your marketing provoke the right emotions?

In the month when our thoughts turn to love, let’s talk about emotions. Hearing marketing leaders speak at recent events & reading other marketers predictions as to key themes for 2016, I was struck how many referenced emotion. Within my own predictions for 2016, published in Database Marketing magazine, I suggested: “New technology will continue to automate […]

February 4, 2016

How to measure your Marketing Effectiveness, using a breadth of Customer Insight

When speaking about the power of converging different technical disciplines to yield customer insights, it’s common for the conversation to focus on converging analytics & research for proposition insights. But what about measuring your marketing effectiveness? Another rich territory for seeing the benefit of multiple technical customer insight (CI) disciplines is the measurement of marketing effectiveness. In […]

February 12, 2015