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Amazon Marketing: Allocate Your Budget, Maximize ROI

| Vitalii Khyzhniak

Each business must concentrate on certain marketing areas during various growth stages. However, the biggest mistake is being afraid to market. Amazon marketing is a system of accruing progress, and it can’t be profitable from the start. Here are some budgeting guidelines for each stage of your business development.

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Your Ecommerce Website: Optimizing the Digital Core

| Randi Mohr

Your ecommerce website must be a living, breathing content channel to drive meaningful success. Why? Business goals, audience preferences, digital capabilities and best practices are all constantly evolving, and your site must reflect these changing expectations. Optimize these three areas of your website continually to improve results.

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Cookie Sunset: Disrupting Booming Retail

| Michele Szabocsik

Money and reputation aren’t the only things at stake when consumer data isn’t collected and managed with a privacy-first approach. Marketing, customer experience and other teams risk losing control of the data and technology they need to improve engagement and drive growth as third-party cookies go away.

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Shopify: Optimizing Ecommerce SEO

| Hazel Raoult

Shopify is a great choice for smaller merchants looking to boost online sales as ecommerce booms. However, many of them tend to overlook the necessity of SEO optimization. While we’ve all heard how important this is, it still remains a voodoo-like mystery to some. Here are some benefits of a well-executed Shopfy SEO strategy.

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Creating a Powerful Digital Shelf to Stand Out Online

| Maria Chatzidakis

Online spending in 2020 accounted for 21.3% of total retail sales, up from 15.8% in 2019 and 14.3% in 2018. These totals far outperform expert predictions. In the ongoing global pandemic, consumer shopping habits have changed, so your brand’s ecommerce strategy must adapt, and that includes amplifying your digital shelf strategy.

Cleanup on Aisle 5: Retail Brands, Tidy Up Your Social Media

| Ashley Cooksley

A recent poll of 60 top global brand managers said their 3 biggest social media fears were a lack of resources vs. the size of the challenge; containing and engaging with consumer content; and having too many channels to manage. But there is some good news and a way forward, if you put the right structure and support in place.

6 Instagram Marketing Tactics to Help Nurture Your Ecommerce Store

| Jacques van der Wilt

Instagram has quickly become one of social media’s powerhouse brands and is a hotbed for marketing. Currently, 80% of Instagram users claim they follow at least one brand on the platform, with 60% saying they discovered a new product. Here are key reasons why you need to be on there, and how it can boost your ecommerce sales.

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A Roadmap to Multichannel Success: The View from Two Brands

| MCM Staff

On Demand Webinar – In this Multichannel Merchant webinar, hear from Zach Silverman from The Warming Store and ActionHeat, as well as Cassidy Kelly-Thomas from SOKO. They’ll talk about the channel integration process at their respective companies and the results they’ve seen.

Dirty Lemon, Glossier, Taco Bell Top Customer Engagement Index

| Douglas P. Clement

Wellness beverage maker Dirty Lemon, beauty brand Glossier and Taco Bell top the Zyper Community Index 2020, which ranks the most culturally relevant consumer brands as measured by how effectively they build online customer engagement and communities. See what tactics and tools landed them in the top spots in the index.

Bump Boxes Leverages AI for Its Marketing Campaigns

| Daniela Forte

Bump Boxes, an ecommerce subscription box brand for pregnant women, has seen huge success with its AI-enhanced marketing campaigns, launching Facebook and Instagram campaigns in minutes, decreasing ad spend by 50% and increasing purchases by 25% in two weeks.