When preparing for your digital transformation, it is crucial to consider the role that a marketing automation platform will play, and the effect it will have on your marketing metrics. Features of a marketing automation platform generally include email marketing, landing pages and forms, campaign management, engagement marketing, prediction and scoring, customer lifecycle management, CRM integration, social marketing capabilities, mobile marketing capabilities, marketing analytics and more!
Why HighRoad Continually Invests in Serving Membership Organizations
Each year that we publish the State of Digital Marketing in Associations research study, data points to the increasing role of online marketing in membership growth, retention, and revenue.
Every year associations set out to achieve a specified goal: digital transformation, growth, increased membership or personalization to name a few. But how do you achieve these goals successfully? There are countless factors that can contribute to a successful year, but at its core, I believe understanding your team, leading by example, creating a more granular outline and adopting agile marketing are the cornerstones to achieving goals in the arena of digital marketing. In other words to reach the goals you need to adopt effective project management skills!
Raise your hand if you have the bad habit of constantly having too many tabs open. As marketers, it simply comes with the territory. We have 16 different logins for seven different social media channels and then another one open to schedule and publish across those channels. We have one tab open for our email platform, another for our Association Management Software - all while Slack is constantly pinging us for project updates (and the latest funny memes). And when our computer decides to automatically restart because we hit the threshold, it's like a cold splash of water in the face.
I had a call today with an association who has hired new team members to help focus on members retention and growth.
Marketing agencies are an associations secret weapon to success! Here at HighRoad we are a team of educated marketers that immerse ourselves in the latest trends and best practices of all things digital maketing. Having marketing enthusiasts like this by yourside will take your association to the next level and here is why: