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Basic to Baller: The Road to Hyper-Personalized Marketing

It’s said that In order to get from A to Z you need to pass through all the letters in between. This is often true for effective marketing strategies. The exercise of understanding your audience via the data you have – and the data’s ability to hone and target more effectively – is all part of the journey from the basics to hyper personalization.  

Marketing Readiness Assessment

Rate your organization on a scale of 1-5 in the areas below. Unless there is a good reason NOT to, scoring a “5” in each area is recommended before progressing to the next level of marketing readiness. 


  1. The Basics:

Mass Communication

Examples: Traditional TV commercials and radio advertisements.

Examples: Brochures and generic print materials.


Limited Digital Presence

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Examples: Basic website with static content.

Examples: Minimal social media engagement.


Broad Demographic Targeting

Examples: Marketing campaigns targeting a wide age range.

Examples: Geographically targeted promotions.


Basic Email Campaigns

Examples: Mass email blasts to the entire subscriber list.

Examples: Monthly newsletters with generic content.


Brand-Centric Approach

Examples: Focusing on brand features rather than customer needs.

Examples: Generic taglines and messaging.


  1. Segmented Marketing:

Demographic Segmentation

Examples: Tailoring ads for specific age groups.

Examples: Geographically targeted social media ads.


Buyer Persona Development

Examples: Creating buyer personas based on customer demographics.

Examples: Targeting ads specifically to personas.


Email Segmentation

Examples: Segmenting email campaigns based on customer location.

Examples: Personalizing email content for different age groups.


Product-Specific Targeting

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Examples: Creating specific campaigns for different product lines.

Examples: Tailoring promotions for high-margin products.


Event-Specific Campaigns

Examples: Running promotions tied to specific events.

Examples: Seasonal marketing campaigns.


  1. Behavioral Targeting:

Website Behavior Analysis

Examples: Using cookies to track website visits.

Examples: Analyzing click-through rates on website content.


Retargeting Ads

Examples: Displaying ads for previously viewed products.

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Examples: Retargeting based on abandoned carts.


Personalized Content Delivery

Examples: Customizing website content based on user preferences.

Examples: Personalized product recommendations in emails.


Dynamic Content Strategies

Examples: Dynamic website content that updates in real-time.

Examples: Emails with dynamically changing elements based on user behavior.


User Journey Mapping

Examples: Analyzing and optimizing customer touchpoints.

Examples: Personalizing content based on the user’s journey.


  1. Data-Driven Marketing:

CRM Implementation

Examples: Adopting Salesforce CRM for customer data management.

Examples: Utilizing HubSpot CRM for lead nurturing.


Predictive Analytics

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Examples: Predicting customer behavior based on historical data.

Examples: Forecasting sales using predictive analytics tools.


A/B Testing

Examples: Testing different email subject lines for effectiveness.

Examples: A/B testing website landing page designs.


Customer Segmentation in CRM

Examples: Creating customer segments based on purchase history.

Examples: Segmentation by customer engagement levels.


Data-Driven Decision-Making

Examples: Using data to inform marketing strategy adjustments.

Examples: Analyzing customer data for targeted promotions.


  1. Personalized Marketing:

Dynamic Content Personalization

Examples: Websites with dynamically changing content based on user behavior.

Examples: Personalized email campaigns with dynamic content.


Recommendation Engines

Examples: Implementing product recommendation algorithms.

Examples: Streaming services suggesting content based on viewing history.

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Personalized Subject Lines

Examples: Tailoring email subject lines to individual preferences.

Examples: Customizing subject lines based on customer behavior.


Behavior-Based Trigger Campaigns

Examples: Sending targeted promotions based on specific actions.

Examples: Automated emails triggered by customer behavior.


Localized and Personalized Offers

Examples: Offering location-based promotions through mobile apps.

Examples: Personalized discounts based on customer purchase history.

Orchid Connect is a woman-owned Salesforce implementation firm with 30 years of experience serving associations, non-profits and small/medium businesses. We specialize in strategic and implementation services, go-to-market support, and ongoing support. To learn more, reach us at reachout@orchidconnect.com.