Maximize Your Digital-Marketing Mix: 10 Ways to Integrate Social, Mobile, and Email

When marketers evaluate all the digital communication channels at their disposal, they’re faced with a rich array of choices, including the latest in social-media and mobile marketing. Social-media marketing includes participation on social-networking websites, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and MySpace; video- and photo-sharing websites, including YouTube and Flickr; blogging; microblogging (e.g., Twitter); podcasts; forums; product […]

Case Study: How a B2C Website’s Landing-Page Tests Increased Conversions 67%

Company: BabyCenter Contact: Heather Wajer, Senior Marketing Manager Location: San Francisco Industry: B2C Internet company Annual revenue: Confidential Number of employees: 100 Quick read When a top Web site took a close look its landing pages, company officials noticed something unacceptable: The landing page for the company’s most popular search term converted about 30 percent […]

Embedded Video in E-Mail Puts Thrillist on Cutting Edge

Including video in your marketing e-mails can double, if not triple, your clickthrough rates, according to a Forrester Research report. But that’s not the sole reason Thrillist, a 21st-century interpretation of the traditional city guide, began embedding streaming video into its emails last year. The Thrillist Web site and its e-newsletters—more than a dozen localized […]