You’ve just created the perfect ad or you’ve written a wonderfully informative blog. So, you’re done, right? All you have to do now is sit back and wait for the phone to start ringing or the emails to come pouring in.
Well, not quite. If you’re not adding a carefully crafted Call to Action (CTA) at the end of your marketing masterpiece – one that’s as compelling as your key messaging and useful content – you’re very likely hurting your response!
As any marketing professor will tell you, resonant messaging, reach, frequency and targeted media are essential for any successful marketing strategy. Today, the media options for reaching the senior living market have become much more plentiful, due largely to the influence of technology and social media. And as a result, media decisions have become more complicated. Gone are the days when running a display ad in the local newspaper was the easy answer.
In today’s marketing world, the opportunities and avenues for reaching your audience are vast, sometimes complicated, and often overwhelming. The growth and influence of digital marketing has especially contributed to this; every time you turn around, there’s a new way to reach your audience, whether it be through social media, new types of digital ads, blogging and content marketing, through brand influencers, with video – the list goes on!
You may think you know your target audience, but if you’re not taking advantage of database analysis, you might be missing out on key metrics that can help shape your marketing strategy for improved outcomes.
In the senior living industry, direct mail continues to play an important role in our integrated multichannel growth strategy. Direct mail offers precision targeting of key customer groups in a variety of important ways including age, income, geographic location, homeownership and more.