EngagementJun 24, 2016 1:14 PM By Pau Sabria
User-generated content plays a pivotal role in meeting the need for authenticity, showcasing brands’ offerings while driving shopper interaction. Peer-to-peer endorsements are especially powerful, with 53% of millennials admitting UGC influences their purchases, seamlessly inserting consumers into the brand-building process. Here’s why merchants must take advantage of the opportunities that UGC offers to improve engagement, purchase intent, and brand loyalty.
EngagementJun 24, 2016 10:08 AM By MCM Staff
The Honest Kitchen’s site traffic saw a significant boost in conversion when it began using Shop Socially’s refer-a-friend app. Visitors who saw the referral campaign on the site, referred the brand to their friends. Honest Kitchen saw referral traffic convert two times higher than normal. See how The Honest Kitchen benefited in other ways from using the refer-a-friend app.
EngagementJun 22, 2016 12:16 PM By Daniela Forte
Are you thinking about using a subscription-based approach to drive sales and increase customer loyalty? There are several factors to consider with this type of business model in order achieve success with your brand. Take a look at how one brand is doing right for its subscribers.
EngagementJun 16, 2016 11:10 AM By Ted Dhanik
Approximately eight out of 10 shoppers use their mobile devices while shopping in-store. See why it is important to target your customers using mobile devices.
EngagementJun 16, 2016 11:05 AM By Mike O'Brien
Retailers need to have more of a mobile-first mentality, a high degree of personalization and a strong loyalty focus if they’re going to reach, engage and retain millennial shoppers, according to Mark Friedman, president of ecommerce for youth apparel firm Steve Madden. See what Friedman had to say to his IRCE audience about that plus omnichannel and technology integration.
EngagementJun 01, 2016 10:30 AM By Greg Zakowicz
Retailers are constantly looking for simple, automated lifecycle messages that not only contribute to their bottom line, but also re-engage subscribers. The usual suspects – birthday and re-engagement messages – are common. See what ways you can engage customers.
EngagementMay 31, 2016 5:27 PM By Mike O'Brien
Creating a unified customer experience across channels through a shared repository of store and ecommerce data, as well as striking a balance on its ecommerce site between sales and branding, is a lot of the focus these days at Steve Madden. See what Mark Friedman, president of ecommerce at the apparel retailer, will cover in his June 9 keynote at IRCE.
EngagementMay 31, 2016 10:16 AM By MCM Staff
Elizabeth Arden launched a new digital campaign that pays homage to its founder, Elizabeth Arden. The campaign, “From the Desk of Liz Arden,” which showcases the brand’s history. See who is making cameo appearances in this new digital campaign and how it will help tell the brand story.
EngagementMay 02, 2016 2:30 PM By Jeffrey Soriano
When it comes to social media marketing, brands are getting personal. Gone are the days of heavy-handed campaigns that push advertising messages to widespread audiences.
EngagementMay 02, 2016 12:10 PM By James Van Arsdale III
Although marketers are getting closer to a completely seamless cross-channel experience for online shoppers, keeping tabs as they bounce between devices through the customer journey can still be difficult.