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BuzzedUp blog

Comment, marketing insights, opinion, analysis and a few wild ideas about marketing.

Segmentation is the marketer’s No.1 strategic tool. Given that 80% of consumers polled said they would buy more items via emails that are suitably personalised (ie segmented and made relevant based on previous purchase or online activity) we need to get it right in our customer comms.

We’ve all heard how important mobile is to business comms. But the dominance of mobile usage (for viewing mail) in some markets may shock you. In my work in the automotive sector a jaw-dropping 74% of email is opened on mobile devices.

I’ve been using Adestra’s MessageFocus email product for a couple of years while working on comms for an well-known automotive brand. It is the best enterprise level email marketing service I’ve used... and I've tried a few!