Posts Tagged ‘Research’

Perception is NOT Reality

October 3rd, 2010 1 comment

Too often we feel that the way we see things is the way things truly are, and we are too often unable or unwilling to change our perceptions.

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How To Measure Soft ROI

October 11th, 2009 2 comments

measuring_tapeIn my previous post, I took a look at what “soft ROI” means and some of the activities that make up soft ROI.  In this post, I provide some ways to measure it.

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Evaluating the ROI of Your Online Friends

September 5th, 2009 No comments

measuring_backI read an article today that quoted Avinash Kaushik, author of the blog Occam’s Razor, who quipped, “Social media is like teen sex.  Everyone wants to do it. No one actually knows how. When finally done, there is surprise it’s not better.”  According to MarketingProfs, slightly more than half (55%) of all businesses are trying to do it, and most (79%) aren’t yet trying to evaluate the ROI of their efforts, with 41% not knowing if it even CAN be done. Having read many articles lately on the topic of evaluating the ROI of social media efforts, I want to distill the information down to a list of metrics that can be used.

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Monitoring Chatter on the Web

August 28th, 2009 No comments

Chattering Teeth One way to measure marketing ROI is to monitor Web chatter about you, your company,  your brands, your competitors, your industry terms, etc., on the web.

I came across a company today, Techrigy, with a product called TechrigySM2 that offers this service.  Read more…


Email Marketing Provides BEST Marketing ROI?

August 27th, 2009 No comments

E-mailTwo separate articles today point to the same conclusion – that email marketing provides the best opportunity to evaluate marketing ROI.  Is this coincidence or is the Direct Marketing Association conspiring to convince marketers of this? Hmmm. Let’s take a closer look. Read more…