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May 9, 2013




Using Social Media as a Customer Service Tool

Shoppers are becoming more and more engaged with brands through social media. While they may not interact with most brands on a daily basis, consumers have no problem voicing their concern or praise to a brand on sites like Facebook, …

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In Contact Center, Cross Channel

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May 8, 2013




5 Ways to Make Your B2B Social Media Posts Stand Out

The business-to-business community seems to struggle a bit when it comes to captivating their audience through social media compared to the business-to-consumer community. In fact, according to a recent article from Social Media B2B, marketers in the industry are …

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In Amazon, B2B

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April 14, 2015




Wearable Technology: Retailer’s Dream or Security Risk?

Remember how Star Trek characters like the VISOR (Geordi La Forge) and Cyborg machine-turned-human Seven of Nine wore super-cool, futuristic visual aids to boldly go where no man has gone before? Considering the prediction of the Wearable Technology Report that …

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In Blog, Must Reads

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April 17, 2013




B2B Marketers Need to Step Up Their Social Media Game

A new report has found that when it comes to social media, the business-to-business community is still trying to find its footing. According to this infographic created by B2B Marketing, only 38% of B2B companies have a defined social …

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In B2B, Ecommerce

April 2, 2013




3 Critical Steps to Avoid Social Media Meltdowns

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. But in today’s socially-connected world, one customer’s small disappointment can turn into …

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In CRM, Ecommerce

March 20, 2013




More Merchants Monitor Social Media than Offer Live Chat

More merchants are monitoring social media in the contact center than offering live chat, according to the results of the MCM Outlook 2013 survey.

According to the survey results, 46.5% of respondents are monitoring social media in the contact center, while just 21% …

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In Contact Center, Customer Service

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March 30, 2015




Why Mobile Is Important for Brands

As mobile devices have taken over the way people live their lives, from social media check-ins to weather to shopping, it’s a no brainer that brands need to get on board. This message came through loud and clear when …

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In Blog

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May 21, 2014




Living Social: What is Your Social Graph and How is it Used?

In this age of social, you might have heard the term social graph bandied about. But, what is it and how is it used? Simply put, a social graph is your online social footprint. More specifically, it is the historical …

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In Marketing, Must Reads

Target, Target Canada, ecommerce, store closings, Canadian retail market, Zellers

March 26, 2015




3 Lessons Learned From Target’s Marketing Approach

This month, new Target CEO Brian Cornell announced a series of initiatives to foster a more innovative, customer-centric approach to marketing. These initiatives include: closing all Canadian stores, investing more in their employees, adopting urban store models and harnessing the …

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In Blog, Marketing

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