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August 26, 2014




Decluttering the marketing channels with personalization

With consumers dictating how, when and where they engage with retailers, marketers have less control over brand communication than ever before, making personalization key to delivering the most effective customer experiences at every touch point. Amazon has been a leader …

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In Channel Integration, Marketing

August 25, 2014




Looking at Marketing Performance from the Outside In

It has been said that ignorance is bliss. I am confident though that old adage doesn’t apply when it comes to measuring the performance of your marketing programs through the lens of your internal data only.

When reporting on …

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In Campaign, Marketing

October 18, 2012




6 Social Media Tips for B2B Merchants

Social media may be relatively new, especially to the B2B world, but its impact has been incredibly significant in recent years.
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Social networks such as …

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In B2B, Social Media

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August 19, 2014




Retailers Say Hello to Next-Generation Personalization

Personalization in retail has become so established that many retailers have embraced approaches that are good enough. I see standard features like “you may also like” recommendations as “Gen 1” personalization using web cookies to establish product-to-product connections.

But the dramatic …

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In Ecommerce, Must Reads

August 18, 2014




Developing a Successful Brand Ambassador Program

One of the best ways to generate interest in your brand is to partner with brand ambassadors. These individuals are cheerleaders for your company — people with industry visibility who are keen to get your product in front of potential customers.

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In Marketing

October 2, 2012




Social Media Stats Behind the Fastest Growing Retailers

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In Ecommerce, Infographics

August 13, 2014




10 Ways to Create Distrust Before Consumers Visit Your Website

Trust is important to any relationship and in the retail industry the trust between a consumer and the retailer is vital in order for a purchase be made on your website. You don’t need to be a big brand …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

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August 12, 2014




Small and Medium Retailers Should See 9% Holiday Ecommerce Growth

As retailers look ahead to the holiday selling season, ecommerce platform provider Volusion predicts that online sales during the holiday season will grow 9% compared to last year for small- to medium-size businesses.

In addition to external market factors, these numbers …

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In Holiday 2014, Must Reads

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August 6, 2014




4 Tips to Beat Amazon’s Price Advantage

Ecommerce giant Amazon has put the pressure on every in-store retailer. It’s hard for many brick and mortar stores to compete with Amazon’s convenience and price advantage, but they need to learn that the secret to beating Amazon …

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In Channel Integration, Engagement

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August 5, 2014




Why Geofencing Is a Bust, and How to Drive Real Value from it

In case you’ve been living under a rock, here’s the skinny on geofencing: it’s a WiFi/Bluetooth/telecom radius that will detect consumers’ smartphone or other device (more on that in a minute) once they are in …

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In Blog, Engagement

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