Ecommerce business owners now face a reality in which inflation and slowing sales have changed the outlook entirely. Aggregators don’t have the funds they used to, with investments decreasing 60% from the first half of 2021 to the first half of 2022. With a slowdown in consumer spending, owners find themselves facing an important decision: prioritizing growth or profits.
Last year’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday period shed light on how consumers respond to different subject lines, calls-to-action, message content and discounts during the holidays. Use this information to craft emails that increase engagement and sales. Here are some sure-fire email marketing tips to boost your holiday performance.
While many marketers consider duplicate customer data a nuisance, it creates problems you can’t just work around. Data misalignment can create a disconnect between sales and marketing, and even promote conflict between the teams. Ultimately, it will reduce operating efficiencies and lead to lost sales opportunities.
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.
Premium loyalty program provider Clarus Commerce has acquired PrizeLogic to add rebate and promotion engine and rich first-party customer data as third-party tracking cookies are on the way out and Apple’s new iOS operating system severely limits marketers’ access to user activities. Terms were not disclosed.
A recent survey did show an increase in the adoption of mobile apps, SMS, push notifications, and chatbots as engagement channels – and these are still important as part of your multichannel strategy. Yet, email still reigns supreme. Why? Here are the top six reasons brands must place email marketing at the top of their priority list.
Much to Facebook’s dismay, Apple’s planned privacy update to iOS 14 will prompt users to choose whether to allow Facebook to track their phone activity to provide personalized ads. This has left Facebook and Apple bickering like two siblings fighting over who rides in the front seat. Here are the implications for email marketing.
An email marketing strategy is only as good as your database, but you can run into two main types of problems. Your email list may have a lot of irrelevant contact records, most of which are not in the right target audience and thus aren’t interested in your offer. Or you may suffer from poor email list hygiene, with lots of inaccurate, incomplete, invalid, out of date, inconsistent or otherwise unusable information. Here’s how to assess your list.
Email marketing is one of the most fruitful techniques, and it’s not unheard of for email marketing platforms to take full advantage of automation tools and AI technology. It can can work wonders for your email marketing campaigns, provided you know how it can help you and enhance your brand’s marketing strategies.