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List size is one of the strongest predictors of e-mail response rates, according to the 2005 Response Rate Study recently released by Indianapolis-based on-demand e-mail service provider ExactTarget: Open and click-through rates both decrease steadily as list size increases.
Marketing productivity is down, and marketing resistance is up. It’s tough to disagree with the statements that Craig Wood, group president of marketing research firm/consultancy Yankelovich, made in the beginning of his luncheon keynote speech at the Kansas City Direct Marketing Days on March 7.
Neural network models have been around since the 1940s, but most marketers still find them a bit of a mystery. The term can be sexy and threatening at the same time, but marketers still need to know when
One of my clients, Bradenton, FL-based Johnson Smith Co., has had a relationship with The Tonight Show dating back to Johnny Carson’s days as host. The
The key issues for business-to-business merchants tend to differ from those of business-to-consumer marketers, and they don’t always receive the attention
Before the Welcome Wagon arrives at a new homeowner’s door, the refinancing offers are already in their mailboxes. For that matter, so are the credit-card
It’s no secret that many of top multichannel merchants have created tremendous economic value through successful acquisition programs. For instance, Cornerstone
The number of online retailers with loyalty programs is set to hit 67% by the end of this year, according to New York-based Jupiter Research. Working
Thanks in part to the growth of the small office/home office (SOHO) marketplace, the house file universe of office supplies catalogers has risen steadily
Just before the fall 2000 season, I had a conversation with a client about collecting source codes from customers. If you’re not able to capture more