Engagement & Analytics

Fast food receipt surveys: Who completes them and why?

  Surveys are an effective method for business owners and marketers to receive feedback from customers. Knowing which products and services most excite your clientele helps you serve them more effectively, leading to repeat business and a healthier bottom line. What’s the best method for conducting these surveys? We’ve all …

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Data AnalyticsEngagement & Analytics

Big Data analytics: Isn’t it still just analytics?

Tactics must evolve but the mission hasn’t changed As ‘Big Data’ continues to dominate discussions in the analytics space, along comes the notion of ‘Big Data Analytics’ to add confusion in the marketplace. If big data analytics warrants its own discipline, then its methodologies and approaches should be significantly different …

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Customer Relationship ManagementEngagement & Analytics

Four ways to personalize your marketing with Salesforce

In season one of Mad Men, executives from Lucky Strike enlist the creative team at Sterling Cooper to rebrand their cigarettes after the government makes it illegal to advertise that they’re safe. The men from Lucky Strike are concerned about what they can possibly say to customers to dissociate their …

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Email MarketingEngagement & Analytics

Find your optimal email marketing balance

A major charity recently asked me to give a “State of Marketing” address to their marketing team as part of their quarterly training and planning conclave. Over 35 marketing veterans and subject matter experts assembled and we all agreed that over the past five years digital marketing has undergone an …

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Data AnalyticsEngagement & AnalyticsIndustry News

Why marketers should support the 2016 Census

Beginning this week, Canadians are being asked to complete the 2016 Census. And this census brings good news for businesses, consumers and citizens alike. You may recall that the mandatory long-form census was replaced by a voluntary survey for the 2011 Census. This move resulted in a non-response bias that …

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Direct MailEngagement & Analytics

STARS: Soaring to new heights with direct mail

When critically ill and injured patients in Western Canada need emergency care and transport to a hospital, many turn to STARS—the Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society. Operating a fleet of 11 helicopters, STARS has flown more than 30,000 missions in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba since its founding in 1985. With …

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Engagement & AnalyticsIndustry News

RealityMine, Ipsos unveil data from TouchPoints Canada 2015

Study shows Canadian half-hourly media consumption including social media, search, Netflix, Apps and gaming PRESS RELEASE: Toronto, ON — RealityMine, a leading global provider of mobile market research technologies and consumer analytics, in partnership with Ipsos Corp. MediaCT, today shared data from Touchpoints Canada 2015 – the most comprehensive analysis of …

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Engagement & AnalyticsMobile Marketing

Marketing’s mobile shift

Marketing planning becomes challenging as the mobile landscape is always shifting. The ways in which consumers behave and consume media has changed. Today’s consumers use multiple devices throughout the day to research, connect and shop. To add to the complexity, today’s hyper-connected consumer often uses multiple devices at once! Marketers …

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Engagement & AnalyticsMobile Marketing

Would you click through? Advice for capturing dwindling attention spans

  Time’s up, marketers! We all know the attention span of consumers today is shorter than ever, and according to a study from Microsoft last year, even a goldfish can focus longer than the average multi-screen user. That Vine even exists—and is thriving—is further testament to this trend. Here, consumers …

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Engagement & AnalyticsMobile Marketing

Customer experience is a key differentiator for competitive businesses

  To win customer loyalty today, you must provide a compelling customer experience that merges the physical and digital worlds. Why is it important? Multichannel customers spend three to four times more than single-channel customers. But many companies have not dramatically changed their business processes and technologies to adjust to …

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