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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Email Marketing

Mid-week emails key for engagement

While sales and events routinely begin on Sunday or Monday, mid-week emails are the messages that find the best engagement. That is a key takeaway from new SendinBlue data. >>

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Expert: Why data silos are killing engagement

There has been an explosion of data into the digital space over the past five to ten years, and while this data could lead to better customer experiences and better brand relationships, one expert believes the way data is currently being accessed is not helping marketers' causes. Here's why. >>

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Study: Marketers missing on personalization, strategy

New data out from Zaius indicates marketers are missing the mark in several key areas for consumer engagement. These areas include personalization and segmentation, traditional marketing tools, and omnichannel strategy. >>

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Shoppers actively seeking deals, here's how marketers can engage

While coupon clipping and price comparing is not a new activity for shoppers, it is becoming more and more prevalent with the adoption of smartphones, online coupon hubs, rewards clubs, and mailing list offers. New data shows just how important deals are to shoppers - hint: more than you know - and we offer insight into how marketers can better connect. >>


Email Marketing

Top 3 tips to ensure GDPR compliance

The holiday season is coming up fast and according to recent Campaigner data about 66% of online marketers will be using email to connect with customers. But, with Europe's new GDPR guidelines, marketers need to look at how and when they're connecting. Here are three tips to ensure GDPR compliance in email campaigns. >>

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More marketers turning to AI, here's why

Over the past few years, more and more marketers have pushed budget spend into artificial intelligence. To the point that, according to new data, most marketers are planning on increasing their martech budgets moving forward. The problem? AI is proving to still need human input. >>

Social Marketing

What summer travel trends mean for online marketers

Trends in summer travel may have an impact on how online marketers connect with people. Socialbakers had broken out some of the biggest trends through the summer travel season, and chief among this is that self-serve travel options - like Airbnb and Uber - are among the top growing brands in the social space. >>

Email Marketing

Top 4 tips to beef up your email strategy

Several recent studies have found that email remains the preferred contact method for consumers with their favorite brands. Still, many emails go unopened or without garnering any clicks. Here are four tips to beef up your email strategy. >>

Ecommerce

EMV still a struggle for small businesses, here's why

Nearly two years after the official EMV credit card switchover in the US, many small businesses still struggle to actually accommodate the change. This inaction on accepting - and utilizing - new chip card technology leaves businesses and marketers open to liability issues. >>

Ecommerce

Deloitte: Marketers should see significant holiday increases

Merchants and marketers will likely be happy with the upcoming holiday season. According to Deloitte's holiday forecast, sales should increase about 4% overall, with ecommerce sales increasing up to 21%. >>

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