By Matt McKenzie, Senior Editor
A new study from MarketingSherpa shows that B2B email marketing is often an exercise in contradictions. That's especially true for marketing organizations that increasingly demand hard ROI from their email campaigns – even though most of them aren't actually able to measure ROI.
MarketingSherpa surveyed more than 2,700 marketing organizations to compile its 2012 Email Marketing Benchmark Report. It found that 68% of the marketers polled say they do not have a method for quantifying their email marketing ROI.
"It's difficult to determine the financial contributions of an email marketing program to the C-suite unless you have a reliable method to quantify email's impact," wrote W. Jeffrey Rice, Senior Research Analyst for MarketingSherpa, in an article detailing the finding.
- Published in Marketing Analytics