consumer market
3 years ago

Who wins the marketing war between email versus social media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

For all the continued (and hyped?) commentary around social media being a major channel for travel brands to reach customers, do the old school disciplines still hold sway?

As data from the recent Black Friday sales push illustrates (less than 1% of traffic to ecommerce sites), social media may even be struggling a bit as a viable sales tool.

So how does email stack up against social media when put through its paces in a series of tests?

Hostpapa found out (and put into a handy infographic):

email vs social media

NB: Consumer marketing image via Shutterstock.

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Kevin May

About the Writer :: Kevin May

Kevin is senior editor and a co-founder at Tnooz. He was previously editor of UK-based magazine Travolution and web editor of Media Week UK from 2003 to 2005.

He has worked in regional newspapers (Essex Enquirer) and started his career at the Police Gazette at New Scotland Yard in London. He has a degree in criminology, a postgraduate diploma in magazine journalism and publishes his first book - a biography about Depeche Mode - in early-2017.



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