Author Archives: Victoria Benson

Email Automation Series- Up-sell Drip Emails We Think You Need To Upgrade

Up-sell Drip Email Campaign

Why You Should Have One

Drip campaigns are a series of pre-written, automated emails sent to a group of existing customers. Adding an up-sell component to the drip campaign personalizes the email and allows the customer to see products or services that are similar or slightly above in value or price from what they already purchased. The goal of up-sell drip emails is to focus on existing customers and gain repeat purchases. By subtly suggesting the customer needs something else and sending a string of emails through a drip campaign, companies can work smarter by saving time and increasing sales.

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Ascent360 Partners with Bounce Exchange! And is hosting a free webinar

 
 
Ascent 360 is excited to announce our partnership with  Behavioral Marketing Cloud, Bounce Exchange (BounceX). The key to successful marketing is reaching the right people with the right message at the right time. With Ascent360 and BounceX, it’s easier than ever to maximize the marketing sweet spot. BounceX is a new, top 5 revenue channel for leading online retailers that include a behavioral ID engine, behavioral CMS, behavioral email, and behavioral audiences. BounceX and Ascent360 create a dynamic partnership in that BounceX tracks anonymous traffic on websites, turning those anonymous users into trackable contacts. Once those contacts are created and recognized, Ascent360 is able to load that data into our customer data platform and begin the journey of tracking and enabling highly targeted, omni-channel marketing strategies direct to customers and prospects.

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Email Automation Series-Survey/Customer Feedback So, What Do You Think?

Survey/Customer Feedback

Why You Should Have One

Like the Post Purchase Product Review Email, an email asking for customer feedback or to take a quick survey can go a long way. This survey, however, goes beyond simply reviewing a product or service. This can range from customer service experience, to ease of purchase, to feedback on an event they just attended, or perhaps a hotel or resort they just returned from. These emails and surveys are easy to create and can give you invaluable information that you otherwise couldn’t have received. Capturing customer testimonials as well as taking the customer through the post-purchase journey allows them to feel like a part of the brand. Who knows, maybe they will even refer a friend if they had a great experience!

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Email Automation Series- Birthday Emails A Special Offer Just For You

Birthday Emails

Why You Should Have One

Let’s be honest, everyone loves celebrating their birthday. Even if you say you don’t, you know it feels pretty awesome when someone remembers it. Flowers delivered, a surprise cupcake when you get home, or maybe even some donuts at work are always a nice surprise. As adults, life gets in the way and sometimes we even forget or simply don’t want to acknowledge and tell others that it’s our birthday. The point is, telling someone happy birthday is never a bad thing and offering them a little special gift for their birthday is even better! With high open rates, your message will be read, well received, and your offer probably taken up on. Birthday emails cultivate brand loyalty and are a powerful way to grow your business. Everyone likes the sentimental surprise of a birthday gift, make sure you are giving one to your customers!

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Warning: You're Losing Money by Not Using a Customer Data Platform & Why It's Important You Have One

Customer Data Platform

Helping to grow revenue and drive engagement, Ascent360 resides in the business of creating needle moving campaigns for any marketer. The term CDP, or Customer Data Platform, has recently emerged as the solution to companies needs for accessing better customer data and using that data to drive personalized engagement. Companies now see having a CDP as an integral part of helping to increase their ROI. These SaaS (Software as a Service)-based platforms provide highly targeted, omni-channel marketing strategies direct to customers and prospects. They also allow the company to get a complete view of the customer, no matter the touch-point. Ascent360 solves marketing problems that many companies are dealing with. Our technology combines data from multiple sources, such as point of sale, e-commerce, and email sign-up, and feeds that data into one cloud-based customer database allowing you to see a full 360 view of your customer. Using this combined data, you are then able to segment and analyze your customer base to create targeted and personalized marketing campaigns. Ascent360 integrates with the tools you already use to then push these personalized campaigns to marketing channels such as Facebook, Google, Direct Mail, and any Email Service Provider being used. We then pull that data back into our platform as well to see what is working, what is not, and help you make smarter marketing decisions.

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