Re: AM: Value of user demographics?
Andy (et al) --
Answers in ALL CAPS:
Andrew Forbes wrote:
> Did clicking on your banner take the user to a page where they
> could sign up for such a list (or did the banner itself allow signup)?
NO, NOTHING THAT SOPHISTO. JUST TO OUR HOMEPAGE.
> If so, and if you don't consider it proprietary, what kind of ad
> presentation to sign up ratio did you achieve? and more
> importantly, what was your cost per validated signup?
IN THOSE TERMS, POOR. IN FACT, DUE TO DECREASED PARTIC. IN TRADE SHOWS
THE MONTH WE ADVERTISED, OUR INCOMING EMAIL-FORMS WENT DOWN. WE'RE NOT
TROLLING FOR RAW NUMBERS OF LEADS DUE TO THE ESOTERIC NATURE OF OUR
STUFF. WE'RE LOOKING AT ADS AS MORE OF A BRANDING TOOL AND LESS OF A
LEAD GENERATION TOOL.