Last week we discussed a very effective and low-cost marketing tool: drip email campaigns. This device sends a series of pre-written marketing emails to prospective customers, often centering on a specific problem such as what to do if you have been injured in a car accident.
Market segmentation is the practice of identifying contact groups by common needs. For a legal practice, typical segment groups may be individuals who have been injured in a car accident or those who have been denied Social Security Disability benefits. A medical practice may group those who have chronic heel pain or parents who have children with medical needs.
Segmenting your contacts can allow you to direct marketing communications like drip email campaigns to those who will be interested in that specific service. There are many ways to break up or segment your contacts based upon the information that you have available. Examples include:
Customizing your marketing message to fit the reader can result in big payoffs when it comes to converting potential clients to actual ones.
Let’s look at an example of a personal injury attorney campaign about motorcycle accidents. The emails may cover how to handle an insurance company doctor exam; do’s and don’ts following an accident; FAQs; what not to say to an insurance investigator or adjuster; cautions about social media following an accident.
You can determine to whom this campaign may be sent by examining the different segments in your contact database. Include in the campaign those contacts who directly or indirectly expressed interest in motorcycle accidents because they:
You can see where this is going! The main point is that you have specific, usable data on your contacts, whether you realize it or not, that you can use to develop targeted marketing emails. Let us show you how to do it!
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