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The 2011 holiday season is right around the corner. Is your paid-search program ready to roll? Even if you think you’re ready for the holiday season, here’s 10 things you can do now to ensure a successful paid-search program.
As the accolades pour in for Steve Jobs, who died yesterday after an epic battle with pancreatic cancer, it
Marketing 1.0 was all about the product. Marketing 2.0 was all about the customer. So what’s Marketing 3.0? It’s collaborative, says Dr. Marjorie Kalter, academic program director and clinical professor at New York University. “Like it or not, the customer is in charge,” Kalter said in a presentation at the DMA 2011 Annual conference in Boston Oct. 3.
Ever since ecommerce pioneer 1-800-Flowers.com in July 2009 gave Facebook users a chance to initiate a sale via its page on the social network, the concept of F-commerce has generated a lot of buzz
As Facebook crosses the incredible 750 million-member-line, without question or argument it has become a major force in marketing. But
Looking for innovative strategies to reactivate relationships with valuable lapsed customers? You might consider using Twitter. While most merchants discount the value of opportunities that won
To be truly impactful, and deliver increased traffic and sales, social must be integrated into existing marketing channels
Bright Cloud Marketing president Karen Crist talks about why merchants need to get their paid search and comparison shopping engines ready for the holiday season, and how to use analytics to make the holiday a happy one. If you are a merchant, you need to clearly and constantly communicate with your outsourced providers.
Here’s a holiday preparedness tip from Carolina Rustica owner Richard Sexton. Don’t just keep an eye on your inventory levels. Make sure that if you’re participating in a promotion like Free Shipping Day, you’ve allocated inventory to go towards that promotion. The last thing you want to do during the holidays is make a customer mad!
Bill LaPierre, vice president of business analytics at Datamann, talks about what merchants need to do with their holiday catalogs this season. The biggest deficiency in 2011 holiday books so far: Merchants are not using them as drivers to the Web.