Survey Says: Search Right Behind Email Marketing In Best-Performing Category

The 2nd Annual Marketing & Media Survey from Datran Media was released, and it showed that the second best-performing online ad medium is search, right behind email marketing. In December, Datran asked 2,000 industry leaders “which advertising media buys perform strongly for your company”? 80% said email marketing, with search right behind at 70.6%. Here is the chart:

The 2nd Annual Marketing & Media Survey

When the industry leaders were asked which media complimented email marketing the best, the answer was again search:

The 2nd Annual Marketing & Media Survey

For the complete survey, go here. Hat tip to Marketing Charts and Docuticker for spotting this study. Note that Datran is an email marketing provider, which is likely why the full survey is so heavy on email-related questions.

Related Topics: Channel: Search Marketing | Search Marketing: General | Stats: General


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