Blog post By Paula Chiocchi on 2016-12-22
If you’re like many B2B marketers, one of your communications channels might be advertising, whether it’s display ads, pop-up ads or even print ads. However, studies continue to show that advertising doesn’t deliver the ROI that it used to. In addition, Forbes recently concluded that millennials do not respond to ads the way other generations have. That’s because today’s ad tactics are often seen as intrusive. For this reason, we are seeing the rising use of ad blockers.
Although advertising still has its place, and should be a part of many marketers’ toolboxes, the future of this channel looks brighter when combined with the power of email. Today, more and more, email is adding a valuable lift when used in conjunction with programmatic display ad campaigns. And because of its strong ROI, email can help marketers overcome the negative impact of ad blockers, too.
So while email was once declared dead, it continues to prove time and time again that it is the marketing gift that keeps on giving. Here are five reasons to put email marketing at the top of your priority list in the New Year:
As marketers make their plans and budgets for 2017, they will be tasked to invest in activities that generate the most impact for their business. Evidence shows that email remains a wise choice for businesses of all types and sizes.
Outward Media’s accurate, targeted email data can help you achieve better email marketing ROI, and convert more prospects into customers. Ask us how. Also, take a look at our complimentary new e-book on building a successful B2B email marketing database.
At OMI, we believe good things happen when you share your knowledge. That's why we're proud to educate marketers at every level - in every size and type of organization - about the basics of email marketing and the contact data that powers it.