The pandemic has brought about challenges to every organization, forcing them to reexamine their business models and operations. But it has also shown their resilience. As retailers and brands look to pave the path forward, they need to continually adapt and keep a critical eye on what’s working and what’s not.
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.
With any investment, you have to assess several economic factors before making a decision to pursue it. The same is true with an investment in SEO. However, most brands lack the comprehensive toolset required to understand and accurately quantify the impact of SEO. Here are 3 major signs that your marketing budget is misaligned.
Understanding microbrowser traffic and its relationship to social can help correlate where conversions are really coming from, enabling marketing spend to be adjusted accordingly for better ROI. Jason Khoury, head of corporate marketing at Cloudinary, talks about how brands can tap the power of microbrowser traffic.
With a critical eye on spending, many brands are leaning on simple, effective and timely marketing campaigns. This strategy is exactly what you should be doing. Understanding which marketing channels give the biggest bang for the buck can go a long way. Here are 3 easy marketing strategies that will help your business now.
How should brands be managing their messaging at this sensitive time, expressing empathy without overdoing it?
Deb Gabor, CEO of brand strategy consultancy Sol Marketing, has led brand and crisis strategy engagements for Dell, Microsoft, HomeAway and others. She discusses brand messaging do’s and don’t’s in the days of COVID-19.
Callaway partnered with Groove Jones to create an augmented reality experience at 1,200 retail locations including Dick’s Sporting Goods, PGA Tour Superstore and Worldwide Golf. Pete Avery, director of retail marketing for Callaway, explains how the augmented reality campaign works in this MCM CommerceChat podcast.
Brand marketing is a battlefield. You’re multitasking around the clock to keep all your channels, campaigns and initiatives going, racing to hit deadlines while putting out fires, and working hard on customer acquisition. Here’s a rundown of the likely marketing sinkholes, and how to avoid them to improve acquisition.
Sears ran two influencer marketing campaigns in 2019 around Memorial Day and Fourth of July. In this MCM CommerceChat podcast, Brett Geeser, Director of Digital for Transform Holdco, formerly Sears Holdings, and Joe Gagliese, co-founder and CEO of Viral Nation, talk about how they reached 2x engagement levels and 10k visits.
Despite the evidence stressing the importance – and payoffs — of a concerted effort to retain customers, many organizations continue to spend a lopsided amount of time and resources on customer acquisition. In the process, they are overlooking rich pockets of revenue and predictably strong ROI from evolving customer relationships. Here are three common retention roadblocks marketers need to get past.