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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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Study: Americans feel fraud risk when calling custome r service

Two new reports highlight an issue for brands and customer service: the potential for an fear of fraud. First, from new data out from Sitel and CallMiner, a majority of Americans feel their personal information is 'at risk' when they make calls to customer service. >>

Social Marketing

Expert: How to use social to increase holiday conversions

With just over a week until Thanksgiving and the official kick-off to the holiday buying season, there is still time for merchants to make final tweaks to maximize holiday revenue. Especially on the social front. Here's how: >>

Study finds mobile messages opened more than emailĀ 

Email still remains key for consumers, with many stating that email is their preferred marketing channel. But, mobile shouldn't be discounted. In fact, according to one new report, consumers are more likely to open a mobile message than an email. >>

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How brands can tap into the self-care trend

Self-care. Me time. Choosing happy. These are all phrases floating around the Internet and social media space, but the phrases are more than a mantra, especially for younger consumers. Self-care is a $450 million market with memberships to gyms and spas only the tip of the iceberg. Here's how brands can tap into the self care market. >>




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Study: Senses important for in-store sales

Have the right experience, both online and offline, has been shown to improve overall conversion numbers. But, it may come as a surprise that for in-store shoppers the senses are a big part of the experience. In fact, according to one new report, sales have increased by about 10% when merchants were able to engage consumers' senses. >>

Reports: How mobile, social will impact 2019 holidays

Three new reports point to social being especially important for merchants and brands this holiday season. In fact, about half (48%) of shoppers say they are open to buying gifts they see on their favored social media channels. And, with just over half (54%) of shoppers saying they'll buy online this holiday season, it may make sense to invest some of the holiday budget in social ads. >>

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Expert: Personalization key to engaging shoppers

Real-time personalization remains a problem for many merchants and brands, despite studies showing the benefits of true personalization. The problem isn't just getting personalization right, though, it is which tools to use, how personalization will impact site speeds, and what touchpoint are most important for personalization. We asked a digital expert how merchants can improve their personalization. >>

Email Marketing

Expert: Email trends to watch in 2020

As the calendar moves closer to December 31st, here are three trends in email marketing that brands should consider adding to their overall strategy. >>

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Report: Fraud will cost brands, marketers during 2019 holidays

While more consumers will be shopping this holiday season, so will cyber criminals and their actions could cost merchants and brands. According to new data out from Arkose Labs fraud attacks increased about 30% during Q3 of 2019, and much of that increase came from fraudulent account registrations. >>

Ecommerce

Report: Lead-up to Black Friday important for holiday shoppers

New data from Cardlytics finds that the weeks leading up to Black Friday are especially important this holiday season. According to their new report more than one-third (40%) of holiday shopping is now happening in the lead-up to Black Friday. >>

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