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.

Use Email to Build an Emotional Connection in 2019

| MCM Staff

FREE ON DEMAND WEBINAR – Join Oracle Bronto’s Senior Commerce Marketing Analyst Greg Zakowicz and Smile.io’s Co-Founder Steve Deckert to discover how to build the connection and continue the conversation after you acquire a new email subscriber or persuade a customer to make a purchase.

4 Ways to Produce More Authentic Brand Images

| Greg Zakowicz

Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, email marketing, website images – we live in an image-rich online world. And now that everyone has a camera on hand 24/7, brands can no longer get by with boring, same-old-same-old photos. Thanks to a rise in social influencers and user-generated content (UGC), those old images are losing their effectiveness. Consumers expect more authenticity. Here are several ways you can offer customers more authenticity within your brand.