CRMFeb 04, 2013 8:03 PM By Paul Becker
With increased transactional, digital, mobile, content, social network and promotional marketing, how can marketers and merchants continue to differentiate, build brands and attack commoditization? Here is a five-step process you can use to differentiate and build brands across a changing channel mix.
CRMJan 28, 2013 3:08 PM By Mark Simpson
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?
CRMJan 28, 2013 1:53 PM By Bob Moul
When the mobile app economy exploded, few merchants understood how apps could benefit their business. Here’s why part of the solution to this problem for marketers and retailers is gaining a better understanding of how mobile usage differs from traditional web browsing, and the other part is finding the right tools to craft an app experience that will measurably deliver value and strengthen customer relationships over time.
CRMJan 14, 2013 9:17 AM By MCM staff
As retailers reinvent their in-store shopping experience in the face of the continued rise of ecommerce, research released by Cisco found that digital content from the internet is the most powerful influence in buying decisions for the majority of shoppers in all channels. In this infographic by Cisco, you will learn how to catch and keep the digital shopper.
CRMDec 28, 2012 2:07 AM By Michael Chuma
Building a multichannel ecosystem without upsetting existing channel relationships is a real challenge that requires balancing the concerns of referral and resale partners with the needs of end-customers. Aside from channel conflict, internal resistance can also make the transition difficult.
CRMNov 20, 2012 1:08 AM By Jim Davidson
Email presents many opportunities to speak directly to your customers. And since marketers have been at it for a while, it also offers ease of entry. But here’s why email
CRMNov 13, 2012 7:02 PM By Jay Henderson
How can marketers create a more favorable shopping experience for consumers this holiday season? Here are a few key tips marketers should keep in mind when it comes to creating a united cross-channel strategy for holiday retail success.
CRMOct 23, 2012 6:51 AM By Tim Parry
The number of paid clicks is way up, but the cost-per-click is down, according to the third-quarter financial report released last week by Google. Why has the cost-per-click dropped, and what does this mean for merchants as the fourth-quarter kicks into high gear? Here’s what three industry experts told Multichannel Merchant.
CRMOct 22, 2012 9:34 PM By Pascal van Opzeeland
To help you decide whether you should invest time and money in exploring the benefits of live chat, Userlike has researched for what type of websites live chat is most beneficial. To do this, Userlike has conducted a questionnaire among 100 ecommerce websites that use live chat.
CRMOct 16, 2012 6:42 PM By MCM staff
Day 1 Tweets from ExactTarget Connections #ET12 Here are the top tweets from Day 1 of ExactTarget Connections #ET12 on Oct. 15, 2012 Storified by MultichannelMerchant