Why US Execs Shift Budgets From Traditional To Digital Marketing [CHART]

via February findings from demand-side platform DataXu showed that those US executives who planned to shift some of their budget from traditional to digital marketing efforts did so primarily because of digital’s increased measurability and accountability, as well as its greater ability to foster customer engagement. Lower cost per new customer was also a…

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Customer Acquisition Methods, 2011 & 2012 [CHART]

via March findings from trade magazine Target Marketing shed insight on some of the customer acquisition tactics that US B2B and B2C marketing managers planned to use this year. Email topped the list with 86.3% of marketers planning to deploy this common digital tactic. Direct mail was also cited by 69% of respondents, followed…

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Direct & Digital Marketing Spending For Acquisition vs. Retention, Q1 2010-Q1 2012 [CHART]

via Across all formats, marketers’ average reported investment on each channel surveyed was somewhat more conservative than in the previous year. Yet marketers nonetheless appeared to be ramping up their customer acquisition efforts—an objective that typically requires greater spend investment than customer retention-related actions. Read the rest at eMarketer. Rate this post

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