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Of Marketing Data Workforces & Tightening Budgets

The interesting thing about the economy slow down and its impact on marketing as well as sales is that it’s driven us all to do more with less. Yes budgets are tightening, recruiting is reducing and the workforces are either downsizing or remaining constant. Sales and marketing quotas? No, they haven’t reduced. They have gone…

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5 Reasons Why Should You Use A List Scrub For Direct Mail Marketing Campaigns

If the need to squeeze everything possible from tight marketing budgets wasn’t already enough, the current enconomic meltdown is just going to make marketers even more accountable for every dollar spent and squeeze even more results from every campaign. Direct mail campaigns wont be an exception and being more expensive in terms of designing the…

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Think Small!: Microtargeting Starts With Quality B2B Lead Lists

  I was going through an interesting post by Chris Golec of Demandbase titlted “The 5 Key Elements of Microtargeting” and it’s a great read since the practice of microtargeting campaigns to get better results is gaining in popularity among marketers and sales persons. From our own experience we know that communicating highly relevant messages…

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Linkedin Vs Jigsaw for Your B2B Business Contacts

  When you are looking for decision maker business contacts within specific target accounts there are a a few names that instantly come to mind like Hoovers, Onesource, Spoke, Jigsaw, Zoominfo, ActiveContacts and Linkedin to name some of them. While each of these are great sources for company information and locating business contacts and decision…

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History’s Most Expensive Direct Mail Campaign: Now Thats Innovative!

Just when you think that marketers have tried every trick in the book, you come across another innovative idea which gives you that push to think outside the box. This is just one of those cases of sheer genius that we just have to share with our readers. Dubbed the ‘most expensive direct mail campaign’…

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How To Revive & Freshen Up Relationships With Users Who May Forget You?

Decision makers and buyers are a busy bunch. Everyone of your peers is trying to sell to them and how much ever they may have liked you, they WILL forget about you over time unless you do something about it. This problem is a huge one for trade publications who rely on their subscribers to…

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B2B Direct Marketing Lists: Right Place & Right Person

Even though I’ve read that surveys conducted this year have shown more than 70% of marketers will shift a large part of their spend to online marketing other surveys have shown that there is no drop in the use of direct mail marketing as a b2b lead generation tactic. Direct mail still has its advantages…