Acquity Group’s 2013 State of B2B Procurement Study discovers 40% of corporate buyers spend at least half of their procurement budget online, but many suppliers lack the online capabilities they demand.
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.
Spring is the perfect time of year for small-to-medium size multichannel merchants to identify new ways to streamline their business operations and improve go-to-market programs. A good spring cleaning is in order as part of a solid plan that will attract new and repeat customers, allowing businesses to enjoy strong sales heading into the summer […]
The perfect pairing for marketing engagement is demand and content. Content is a multi-faceted strategic approach and a critical offering in engaging key audiences. Pairing content with product promotions helps drive evangelism, according to an article on eloqua.com.
Do you know your customers? Keeping your customers may be as challenging as gaining one. But you can drive revenue by using past purchasing history to create targeted relevant messages. Timing is essential when it comes to providing the right information. Tapping into invaluable order data is the first step, according to a blog post by Bronto.com. From there, how do you determine content and messaging?
Last year, Big Data seemed to be the buzzword at every marketing conference. If merchants adopted Big Data, great things would happen – namely, better targeting of their clients and prospects, and the greater ability to build 1-to-1 relationships. But there also seemed to be a Big Disconnect with Big Data. Back in the late […]
Content is key in order for merchants to improve both search engine optimization (SEO) and the shopping experience.
If you’re considering a replatform, it’s likely because your ecommerce site is highly complex and dynamic, with rich content, targeted merchandising, interactive customer support and advanced search capabilities. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be tricky. Here’s a checklist of six things to help ensure a smoother process.
George Clay, principle at Marketing Direct, Inc., said telemarketing, or what he calls