Even though July is months before the full roar of the holiday season, this is the time to kick off your planning for some of the potentially most time consuming tasks. Understanding which tasks benefit most from early planning will help ensure you move into the holiday season with your plan ready and a fully checked off to-do list.
With consumers practically attached to mobile devices and beginning to accept marketing messages on Facebook and Twitter, marketing efforts are less about driving to a specific channel and more about having a promotional presence in all of them and keeping the person engaged throughout the customer lifecycle. The reasons for disengaging from a purchase decision are nearly infinite, and the means to disengage are just a few taps away on a smartphone. Here’s how you can continue the customer experience between the store and the ecommerce site.