Contact list segmentation for B2B email marketing is still a critical and evolving issue among many practitioners. While the more traditional methods of segmentation still hold some level of validity and usefulness today, these may no longer be as effective as they once had been, especially in the light of recent developments on how people access emails and consume information. This post looks at five additional segmentation criteria you can use to extend your present list management strategy.
The reasons why conventional contact lists segmentation methods may no longer be up to the challenges of today’s email marketing landscape lie in the changes that started taking place in recent times. Among these trends is the increasing use of mobile devices not only for accessing the Web but opening and working with emails as well. The next culprit would be the transformation in email filtering and management technology. Messages in an inbox are no longer sorted chronologically but according to the recipient’s preferences.