Did you miss out on our webinar with OpenWater a few weeks ago? HighRoad’s Director of Client Services, Maneesha Manges, delivered a compelling webinar about using digital marketing to drive engagement in your membership base. Read on to get a breakdown of the top tips and marketing basics that you can share with your team!
In the final weeks of summer, the HighRoad client services team descended onto Walter E. Washington Convention Center to connect with area digital marketers and those traveling from all over the country. After sightseeing the DC monuments on Sunday (pictured above are Abby, Jeremiah and Sami), we started the DC Digital Summit Conference on Monday with opening keynote speaker Dan Pink, best selling author of When.
The symptom is unusually high click through rates in your email sends. We have seen it occur across multiple email service providers and even marketing automation software - and it often occurs when initially sending from a new platform. It happens because some email services have virus checking software that opens links in an email to ensure they are safe to pass through to a users mailbox. Many times the victims happen to send to entities that include schools and hospitals because these entities often have more strict spam filters enabled. If you fall into one of those categories (and sometimes even if you don’t), this could be something you are experiencing on the reporting side of your email program.
We get it, marketers are under immense pressure to prove results with their digital marketing efforts. We’ve seen the buyer journey quickly shift to almost entirely online where nearly everything is measurable. Marketers are often led to over report on marketing results like vanity metrics while also over-valuing the business results such as ROI, which can hurt digital marketing performance over time.
SEO is one of those words that you frequently hear in todays digital age. If you are already confused by the first line of this post, SEO is short for Search Engine Optimization, figure out what all that means here, then read this post! If you’ve made to this point, you probably feel like you know SEO - you’ve worked with it, started to get a sense of what’s going on. Well, Google is constantly trying to up its game (which is to be expected, it is Google) and as fast as our iPhones stopped working when the iPhone X came out, Google has released updates to the algorithm.
Banner ads are still an up and coming topic in the association space. Currently many associations are using banner ads as ways to promote their vendors and sponsors and their products or current promotions. So the first thing to ask is: do you leverage your own banner ad program to promote your organizational activities and generate leads?