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Friday, November 22, 2019

How YouTube is Opening the Door for Competitors like TikTok

As more consumers turn to social media to connect with family and friends, get the news, find product information, and even share their thoughts about products or services it makes sense the more players are appearing on the social landscape. And sites like TikTok, that are listening to their contributors, could begin making trouble for even long-standing hubs like YouTube. Here's what merchants and brands need to know: >>

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Top 3 tips for global marketing over 2019 holidays

With Chinese E-commerce giant Alibaba generating more than $38 Billion on Single's Day - November 11th - more than e-tailers will make on Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend, marketers should be looking around the globe for customers and opportunities. For doing just that, here are 3 global marketing tips from Nisan Schitrit, VP Operations, APAC at Mobile marketing platform YouAppi.  >>

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Studies connect social, mobile, buying

More and more consumers are turning to their mobile devices - and social media hubs - to find new products and even to make purchases. In fact about 80% of shoppers tell Leanplum they'll be shopping via mobile devices this holiday, and more than half of shoppers, according to Visenze, say they're specifically interested in using visual search to make purchase decisions. >>

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

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. >>

Monday, November 18, 2019

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: >>

Thursday, November 14, 2019

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. >>

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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. >>

Monday, November 11, 2019

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. >>

Thursday, November 07, 2019

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. >>

Monday, November 04, 2019

Forecast: Global ad spend to push $1.3T in 2020

Look for a good-sized increase in advertising spending in the new year. That's the word from PQ Media's Global Advertising & Marketing Revenue Forecast, which predicts that the overall ad spend will increase nearly 5% to hit at least $1.3 trillion, with revenues from ads hitting at least $1.3 trillion by the end of 2019. >>

Thursday, October 31, 2019

25 years later, how the internet has changed advertising

This week marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of digital advertising, and no one would dispute the fact that the digital space has changed virtually everything about how we live, work and play today. We asked two digital experts to weigh in on the good - and the bad - of the internet on this anniversary. >>

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

How to use data to encourage customer trust

At the heart of every advertising strategy is data, but consumers have become increasingly worried about how their data is collected, stored, and then used. This can make it hard for brands to build a solid data strategy that leads to better created and targeted ads. We asked a digital expert how brands can better use data to build trust. >>

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Reports: More video ad dollars, engagement going online

New data out from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) indicates digital advertising will continue to push past the television spend. Researchers with their Global Entertainment & Media Outlook report that in 2018 online advertising outpaced television by $36 billion, with brands and marketers putting $107 billion of their budgeted dollars into online and about $71 billion into TV. They forecast that trend will continue this year. >>

Monday, October 28, 2019

Expert: How connected devices are changing data collection, use

By the end of 2020, some believe about 75% of US homes will have - and use - connected television sets, giving brands even more data about consumers' preferences, viewing habits, and lives than ever before. And, much of that data will be real-time, which could give brands and marketers the ability to offer more immediacy in campaigns. But, are brands ready? >>

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Study finds bulk of searches leading to fake goods

Consumers Googling habits may not be netting them the good deals they think, and this could become an issue for brands. That is a key takeaway from new Incopro data which shows that about 60% of search results lead consumers to fake or counterfeit goods. Some of these results are including fake goods sellers within their top three results. >>

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