Category Archives: key metrics

5 Easy Steps to be a Data-Driven Marketer

With the word “data” popping up more and more, it’s easy to see that there’s great importance in it. Various tools and systems are now being created to help marketers see the potential and need for utilizing their data. The thing is, according to Teradata’s 2015 Global Data-Driven Marketing Survey “only 50% of marketers routinely apply data-driven marketing to individualize marketing messages and offers to enhance the customer experience.” Companies are now desiring a more accurate view of their business and the ability to analyze company metrics. It’s inevitable that strong data utilization will soon become a part of every profitable business…and it all starts with the data-driven marketer.

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Infographic: 2016 Holiday Marketing Guide

2016 Holiday Marketing Guide

Every holiday season, we see different trends and forecasts in purchasing behavior. For the 2016 season, the main differences from previous years is the continued growth of online sales and the explosion of mobile commerce. As mentioned before, it is more important than ever to focus on mobile efforts as retail sales on a smartphone doubled year over year. To gain the most from your holiday marketing, we have prepared the below infographic for your use! See more below!

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New Features Added

Ascent360 is releasing a number of new features and updates over the coming weeks. Here is a brief rundown of some of the new features:

Executive Email Overview: First up is a monthly executive overview of your program. This is an email that will be delivered once per month that will show a number of key metrics for your program. The metrics include things like “Number of New Email Opt-Ins 30 Days”, “Count of Prospects”, “New Customer Growth Percent – Last Month” as well as some email metrics like “Avg Open Rate – Last Month” and “Emails Sent – Last Month” – Release Date – December 2015

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Measure the Funnel: 5 key metrics to Track Your CRM Program

What are the key metrics you are using to monitor and manage your business? Critical metrics certainly include revenue growth, same store sales and customer growth. However, I would like to propose 5 additional metrics that you may not be tracking…but should be. These metrics help create a disciplined approach to managing the marketing funnel. Managing the process from pulling in new prospects through building loyal advocates is critical to any business – B2B or B2C, Retail, Brand or Resort.

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