Marketing is NOT all About the Future
Yesterday, today and tomorrow. If you listen to most marketers they will typically speak about the future, but it’s not all about only what’s ahead. Marketing is about the past, present, and future. That’s why it’s important to remember that your history matters. It’s more than just building the next campaign, especially if you convert suspects into prospects, into leads, into customers, clients or patients.
Here’s the ice cream for that cake.
The other day the concept of working your leads through your marketing funnel with a strategy, tactics and an overall explanation of why lead scoring is important to know at what stage your leads are in the buyer’s journey.
Today we’ll discuss the various nurturing campaigns and they specific purposes.
So you have a funnel, big deal. If you don’t get the Tofu, Mofu, and Bofu right, you’ll forever suffer the “conversion disaster.” Why do I say that? Well, because it’s true.
Sure, some prospects might make into the Top of the Funnel, but will they ever convert? Or, how about the lead that has been nurtured a bit at the top but gets pushed to purchase prematurely. Where do you think she goes? Yep. Boing!
There are significant reasons why marketing metrics are critical. If you don’t know what works, what doesn’t, what’s weak, what’s healthy, you’re lost. How can you get to where you are going without markers along the way to ensure you’re going in the proper direction. You’re missing out on pertinent information when you don’t use them.