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Tracking Source and Permission for all Contacts


Generating leads is usually the number one goal of marketers. With all the effort and cost associated, knowing how your leads are performing should be critical to every marketer. Not only can this information help make a marketer successful, some global regulations rest the burden of proof for consent on the data collector. If you are not tracking and capturing this information, you may run the risk of not being able to show proof of consent down the road. 

Reasons to Track Contact Source

  • Gain a better understanding of what channels yield the highest conversion rates - identify where you may want to invest future dollars.
  • Help you develop and define marketing campaigns by creating strategies based on historical performance.
  • Calculate ROI by collection source - see where your efforts have paid off.
  • Get insight on which channels are generating highest open and click rates, or poorest open and click rates, and high unsubscribes.
  • Track permission level for adequate proof. Global laws are changing and many countries already require the need to have an audit trail for consent. Marketers need to have source and level of consent easily identified to stand up in court. 
If you are not already tracking your contacts source and permission level, you should start immediately.

Last modified: 2020-05-12 18:24:08