The modern day merchant must have an intimate understanding of the importance of online and mobile commerce, access to a vast array of customer data, and a strategy for transforming this analytical data into winning online experiences. The question is: who inside the company can embody these traits and help the CEO rule the roost?
Ten thousand Facebook fans are not translating into 10,000 eager customers. And 50,000 Twitter followers don’t necessarily mean a ready supply of buyers. The hard truth is that most retailers haven’t a clue about the bottom-line impact of social marketing. Meanwhile, efforts to acquire fans and followers aren’t getting any cheaper.
RTP-based Triangle Angel Partners (TAP) was the newest funding group to join existing investors, including Idea Fund Partners and Bruce Boehm, formerly of US Venture Partners, in Windsor Circle’s Series A funding round, which includes $685,000 of funds recently raised, plus the conversion of a Convertible Note of $405,000.
Offering a loyalty program for consumers who shop with you online or in a traditional store is not the only way to engage with your customers and gain additional sales. It can also happen when shoppers visit your site through apps. Take a look at how some companies gained a boost in conversions after taking part in a loyalty program with the CoffeeTable app.
Mobile messaging analytics, as part of a well-thought out mobile marketing strategy, can help brands and retailers gain actionable business intelligence. They can then use that data to craft push, SMS and mobile email messages that are relevant, add value and are selectively timed.
Holiday shoppers turned Cyber Monday into the biggest spending day ever with online sales growing 30.3 percent over the same period last year, according to cloud-based analytics findings by IBM.
Tweets from Conversion Conference #convcon The Conversion Conference was held Oct. 9-10, 2012 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Here is a sampling of tweets from the conference. Storified by MultichannelMerchant
Tweets from #DMA12 part 1 October 13, 14 and 15, 2012 tweets from DMA Annual Storified by MultichannelMerchant
In our previous article on understanding the complexities of managing site search and navigation, we explained how to optimize search across different mobile devices, monitor keyword search terms, and conduct A/B testing. We
#shoporg12 Day 1 Here’s a collection of tweets by attendees of the Shop.org Summit in Denver on Sept. 11, 2012. Storified by Tim Parry