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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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What’s new in 2012 for data quality?...

Over the past few years, data quality has become more important and many reports show that trend will continue. Organizations use to focus on collecting an accurate mailing address in order to save costs and improve operational efficiencies around direct mail and catalog campaigns. Now, we see businesses validating...

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Brady Jersey Or Belichick Hoodie – Which One Does Your...

It is important to understand that targeting and relevancy are not the same thing. With targeting, it’s easy enough to know that a certain group of people – say (speaking of relevancy), New England Patriots fans should be included in a sports apparel campaign....

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Campaign Management Means Different Things To Differen...

A common way to view campaigns is a visual workflow that depicts the various stages, treatments or flights of messages in their relative order. More sophisticated tools enable for branching decisions whereby different audiences receive a different message based upon scoring, firmographic, behavioral response or other segmentation...

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A CheetahMail New Years’ Resolution: Giving Up Email A...

Ten years ago in December of 2001, I coordinated an initiative with many of the leading email service and data providers to agree upon “Best Practices for Email Append” under the auspices of the Association for Interactive Marketing (a former subsidiary of the DMA).   At the time, my thought...

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