Send it to me (or don’t, actually)
In a previous post I related my experience at AD:TECH. While there I picked up some trade rags, including DIRECT: Direct Marketing Business Intelligence. Thought it was interesting to look at some of the marketing lists now available:
This is a postal list of 10,000 consumers who requested a free tube of Nasalguard, a topical gel for allergy and asthma sufferers. Buyers’ names are included as well. The average unit of sale was $10. The Internet is the source.
Selections: Hotlines, gender, state/SCF/ZIP
More than 3.2 million individuals who entered a sweepstakes and contributed to one or more charities are named here. Most are married women, median age 48, who earn $37,000 a year. Sixty percent of those listed are homeowners and about half have children. The file was assembled from mail order buyer, survey and transaction data.
Selections: Gender, age, income, homeowners, children, gift buyers, book buyers, magazine subscribers, donors by type, Internet connected, bank cardholders, mail order buyer category, golfers, travelers, state/SCF/ZIP
Those who spent $1 million or more within the last 12 months on luxury homes are named on Million Dollar Homeowners, a file derived from recorded mortgage deeds. Some 133,000 records are available. Forty-one percent of these properties are in California. Other states with large counts are New York, Florida, Connecticut and Illinois. A third of these real estate buyers paid cash.
Selections: Gender, type of dwelling, purchase price, equity, type of mortgage, state/SCF/ZIP
TTK Data Services, the operator of Web site Healthguides2005.com, has a list of men and women who expressed interest in laser eye surgery. TTK gathers information through online surveys. There are 473,529 e-mail and 387,222 postal records available. Prior to release to the broader market, this file was used by retail laser centers for targeted direct mail campaigns.
Selections: Hotline, behavior, income, presence of children, homeowners, gender, state/SCF/ZIP
Price: $125/M (postal or e-mail records)
More than 1.7 million donors are identified on a recently assembled file called I Give to Religious Causes. This file was built from direct mail data that’s been overlaid with mail order buyer, demographic and lifestyle enhancements.
Selections: Age, income, gender, state/SCF/ZIP
Men and women who purchased the Ogoplex digestive supplement are named on this postal file. The last-12-month count is 131,456. The unit of sale is $28. Direct mail and space advertising are the sources.
Selections: Hotlines, age, credit card, gender, state/SCF/ZIP
Online publisher and conference producer Robotics Trends Inc. offers postal and e-mail lists with 6,000 postal and 5,570 e-mail records, including subscribers and attendees.
Selections: None offered
Price: $275/M (postal or e-mail file)
A combination of direct mail data generated from surveys, catalogs/subscriptions and public records was gathered to build Lifestyle’s Hispanic Females in Charge, a postal list. Some 417,049 women who head households are named. They paid for direct mail purchases with a credit card. E-mail addresses accompany 60,179 records.
Selections: Hotlines, household income, age, presence of children, length of residence, occupation, mail responsive, religion, interests and hobbies, telephone numbers, state/SCF/ZIP
Price: $85/M (postal file); $125/M (e-mail file)
Thrill seekers who made purchases from various catalogs or subscribed to sports publications are identified on the Extreme Outdoor Sports Adventurists file. There are 729,443 postal records available.
Selections: BMX biking, bungee jumping, all-terrain-vehicle riding, kneeboarding, lacrosse, mountain biking, parachuting, paragliding, water skiing, windsurfing, white-water rafting, skateboarding, snowboarding, mountain climbing, rock climbing, surfing, inline skating, trail running, age, gender, home/business address, income, state/SCF/ZIP