The terms omnichannel and multichannel are more often than not used all too frequently and often interchangeably in the ecommerce world. However, have two completely different meanings. Here is a breakdown of what they mean and how you can use both, separately, to execute them flawlessly in order to create the best ecommerce brand.
Logging on a retail site should be fast, easy, and stress-free but it can be more of a juggling act for consumers who can’t remember their passwords and ultimately leaving a site. In fact, according to a recent survey, of those users who do not remember their information, 70% will leave. But retailers and shoppers found a new and faster way to stay engaged: the social login.
Going from smart to genius with your contact center is very simple. An intelligent contact center will use customer data to make their brands psychic, according to an article by Teletech. Bringing your contact center from smart to genius cultivates relationships between agents and customers and generates loyalty.
In what SAP is calling an effort to deliver the next-generation ecommerce platform, the software firm has announced plans to acquire the Swiss-based omnichannel technology company hybris.
Salesforce has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ExactTarget for $2.5 billion.
There were more than 1 billion smartphones in consumers’ pockets at the beginning of 2013, according to Forrester Research Inc.’s 2013 Mobile Trends for Marketers report in February. With the proliferation of smartphones, email will continue to become more customized to subscribers with mobile responsive email design. Social media continues to show promise with rising […]
Social media continues to change the sales cycle. Social CRM should make you think proactively about how social channels present unique opportunities to have more meaningful interactions, and close more deals, according to Eloqua.com.
Mobile, social, globalization, cloud and legacy order management systems all have a common goal: delighting the customer and earning their trust, according to a blog post by Louis Columbus on www.enterprisingirregulars.com.
Someday, somewhere, somehow, every retailer will deliver a bad customer experience. Products disappoint, a customer service representative has a bad day, ordering snafus occur; it happens.
Survey results from MyBuys and the e-tailing group reveal customer-centric marketing – the ability to engage consumers in one-to-one conversations across the customer lifecycle and all touch points – increases buyer readiness, engagement and sales activity, according to a press release from the e-tailing group.