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Imagine if you can introduce your brand to just some of the 1.1 billion users on Facebook, 500 million users on Twitter, or the 225 million people using LinkedIn. According to this infographic by Social Annex, you can and it’s all about customer loyalty programs.
As online retailing has become a force to be reckoned with in the retail industry, a close look at how brand equity varies for brick and mortar vs. online brands beckons. Measuring many online retail brands for the first time in the 2013 Harris Poll EquiTrend Study shows that when it comes to the brick and mortar and sides of a single brand, the etailer side lags.
While a focus on social media initiatives seems to be lacking in most contact centers as of late, a new Deloitte study has found that the use of social media is expected to rise within the next 24 months.
Social media is lagging as a direct traffic source to ecommerce websites and for online purchases, despite brand investment, according to a recent report from Monetate.
Shoppers want a site to be highly optimized, they want shipping to be fast, and now they want immediate interaction with the contact center. This is why it is more important than ever for your site to offer live chat.
Are you thinking about making changes to your ecommerce site but not sure if right before the holiday rush is a good idea? Those preparations won’t require much of you, they won’t disrupt your marketing and IT operations, and the benefits can be huge.
Like it or not, when a visitor heads to your site they are most likely there to browse, which is why it’s important for retailers to give shoppers what they want, the quickest way possible.
While more and more consumers are researching products and comparing prices on their mobile devices most showroomers are not using their device to finalize a purchase.
Have you taken a look lately at how many of your website visitors are viewing your web pages on a mobile device? Has that number grown over the past several months? If so, you should be thinking about offering a mobile-optimized experience (if you haven’t already). The truth is, only about 10% of all websites […]
Making business decisions that are based on gut-instinct rather than data is like trying to pick stocks based on how you like a shirt you bought at a some store back in February.