The Best Time To Send Email

The one question I always get when I talk about email marketing at conferences or in workshops is, “When is the best day and time to send an email?” My answer is, inevitably, something about how there isn’t a definite answer for this. Each organization is different as is targeting segment within an organization’s list. For example, if you have segments of parents (to whom you talk about your children’s programs) and your segment of subscribers will probably prefer different send times. That said, I believe it is good to be aware … Read more

More Changes To Facebook Ad Targeting

Facebook has been rolling out changes to how advertisers are able to target users through advertising campaigns, and they have announced additional changes to take place by the end of September. The changes are as a result of the whole The Cambridge Analytica debacle which exposed just how detailed the data is that Facebook collects. Some of these include: Elimination of Partner data No more Custom Audience sizes New terms and conditions for Custom Audiences Requirement to share the source of a Custom Audience Here are a couple of articles that give the … Read more

New Data About How People Use Media

It isn’t a secret that I love data! The folks at the Nielsen Norman Group have released the latest Total Audience Report which focuses “on telling the story of what’s currently happening across the media landscape for the U.S. consumer.”  Basically, it shows how people are using media including TV, video streaming, social media, etc. Why is this important to arts administrators? Knowing what channels are popular among different market segments help us to target our communications more effectively. Let’s take a look at some of the data points: Consider this: According … Read more

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