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Monday, August 31, 2015

Research

Brands: How to engage Millennials in your work force

More Millennials join the work force every day, but these workers aren't like Gen X-ers and are quite disparate from Boomers. So, how can an employer engage these workers and make them want to create a career instead of a job? >>

Ecommerce

Top 3 tips to monetize traffic

Monetizing traffic is always confusing. How do businesses engage the people landing on their pages without overloading them with information or providing so little that they immediately click away? One expert offers his top 3 tips to better monetize traffic. >>

Social Marketing

Reports: Brands are winning back to school

Engagement Labs has been following brands in the social space throughout the back to school season, and have some trends to share. According to their research the retail brands winning on Facebook include Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister and L.L.Bean while the top retailers on Twitter include Aeropostale, Forever 21 and Converse. Hollister and Aeropostale also show up as the top two Instagram retailers, along with American Eagle. >>

Mobile Marketing

Time spent gaming on mobile drops, eSports partly to blame

The lack of a new gaming hit, a switch to watching others play games, and paying their way to game completion are all reasons put forward by Flurry for the downturn in time spent playing mobile games. >>

Advertising

Expert: How to turn data-rich into data-action

There is a plethora of data available to brands these days - social media data, click data, past purchases and even snail-mail newsletter lists. But turning this data rich atmosphere into actionable insights is still hard. One expert offers his advice. >>

Advertising

Expert: 3 questions to ask before outsourcing

According to a recent Gartner report about half of company's digital marketing activities are outsourced. This outsourcing can take a load off of PR or marketing departments, but may not be the best use of company resources and budget dollars. One expert explains why brands should consider outsourcing - or not. >>

Email Marketing

Top retail brands' email marketing campaigns found wanting

When Practicology signed up to email from the U.K.'s 100 best-known retailers they found that many weren't up to scratch. >>

Ecommerce

Retailers must consider tech expectations of in-store consumers

Retailers must begin to take into account the technological demands of consumers in-store. The right infrastructure is needed to meet the growing connected shopping experience that consumers are increasingly expecting, finds new survey. >>

Advertising

Ad Roundup: Releases for social data, site understanding

In today's advertising roundup, a trio of releases that should give brands better insight into their customer bases whether on the web or within social media. >>

Internet

Best practices for a solid omnichannel strategy

When expanding to omnichannel, companies have to balance a growing number of customer touchpoints with the need to deliver a consistent and seamless experience across those various channels. One expert offers her best practices for a solid omnichannel strategy. >>

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