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How Direct Mailers get the most from NCOALink®...

Most marketers think of NCOALink – national change of address data – from the USPS® as a commodity. It has been available for primarily changing addresses in one form or another since 1987. NCOALink can have significant positive results on a company’s bottom line depending on how it’s used.......

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How to target your audience like a politician...

Here’s an example of how we helped a government official in a local re-election campaign: Using Experian Marketing Services data, the official ran segmented TV ads in his local election area. The TV ad was tailored so that multiple ads with different messages were delivered to each of his...

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The Latest Obsession...

Given our environment of hyper-innovation, it’s hard not to become myopic focusing on what’s next and how to plan for it. In our world of fast-paced change, some of the biggest gains can be had by understanding constants versus variables, and the most important constant is the cus...

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A Super Bowl Grudge Match: Boston vs. New York...

Call this year’s Super Bowl between the Patriots and Giants a rematch or call it a grudge match. One thing we know for sure. When we match up the characteristics and behaviors of football fans and residents of Boston and New York, the two cities don’t share a lot...

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Marketing Innovation Report 2012: Mobile Apps Gaining...

It took TV a couple of decades to reach 50M viewers, Facebook a couple of years to reach 700M, but only nine months for the apps marketplace to reach 1B downloads. As the fastest-adopted channel, mobile has to be on a marketer’s r...

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Address management and one-to-one marketing...

Marketers of the past used mass marketing to reach prospects, sending one message to everyone with no segmentation or targeting. Today, marketing practices have evolved to customized, one-to-one marketing, a more effective and personalized technique. The goal of one-to-one marketing is to target relevant offers to each consumer. While...

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Fans From Rival Super Bowl Cities Have Conflicting Tas...

New England Patriots fans are getting pretty spoiled. This will be their team’s fifth Super Bowl since 2001. New York Giants fans are hoping that its déjà vu all over again. That’s because, the last time these two teams played in Super Bowl XLII, the Giants pulled off a...

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Mitt Romney Winning the Facebook Race...

Despite the results of the Iowa caucus and South Carolina primary, if you look at Facebook, Mitt Romney is ahead by a huge margin. Total visits to the Facebook pages of the presidential candidates highlights the growth to Mitt Romney’s Facebook page over the past few weeks, visits have...

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Three ways to optimize email for mobile consumers...

Fifty-two percent of consumers access email via their smartphones. Given that this number is growing rapidly, and that most consumers are no longer willing to tolerate emails that don’t display properly on mobile devices, designing your emails to be "smarter" for mobile can go a long way....

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