What Kind of E-Mail Information Is More Effective in Communicating with the Client? Application of Game Theory
Using game theory, this study analyzed clients’ decisions after receiving digital relational marketing campaigns via email for two types of products: apparel and electronics-music-video. The objectives were to analyze the promotional and relational e-mails to discern which of the two is most effective in achieving marketing objectives and short-term business objectives. A cross-sectional study was carried out, with samples from Spain and Colombia, starting from a total of 400 surveys, a game based on the Nash Theory was proposed, having as a more important result, regardless of the type of email received by the client, the last action of the client will be marked as "spam". Likewise, differences were found by country and by gender depending on the type of product and no conclusive differences were found on which type of communication (promotional or differential) is better received by the client.
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