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Friday, June 22, 2018

Report: BTS driven by in-store buys

While kids may be in the forefront of researching products online and adopting new retail technology, their parents are still counting on physical stores to make the final purchases. That's the word from new Cardlytics data which shows that most (73%) of Back To School (BTS) shoppers made school purchases exclusively in-store during the 2017 shopping season. >>

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Study: 40% using phones for video capture

How consumers are using their smartphones is always of interest to marketers, but how consumers aren't using them can be just as interesting. For example, one new study finds mobile video capture is quickly gaining traction on traditional video capture, but that consumers' main drawback is storage space. And, that consumers aren't regularly backing up mobile devices - or their content. >>

Friday, June 15, 2018

Expert: Why free isn't free and how publishers can educate consumers

Facebook is rumored to be considering a paid subscription for the world's largest social network, a move that would allow social network users to avoid all the ads that clutter newsfeeds. While this move may be celebrated by consumers, it won't be appreciated by advertisers, and that is why, according to one expert, marketers need to do a better job of explaining now how free isn't always free in the digital space. >>

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Study: Future of Retail is choice

New data out this week indicates that shoppers are more inclined than ever to buy online, but it isn't just the convenience of e-shopping that appeals to many consumers. Choice also tops the list, and the ability to shop from anywhere at any time. >>

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Report: Smartphones driving email orders

Smartphones are key for purchases driven by email campaigns. That's the word from new Yes Lifecycle Marketing data which finds that smartphones are down driving about half of all email-driven orders. Smartphones are also responsible for nearly one-third (35%) of all email-driven revenue, making mobile compatibility more important than ever for merchants and marketers. >>

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Expert: What businesses need to understand about hashtags

When it comes to social media, consumers love hashtags. The problem, for brands, is that in many cases consumers are more apt to use a brand's hashtags than a brand's handle, making it harder for other consumers to find the actual brand. One expert explains how brands can better use their handles - and their hashtags. >>

Monday, June 11, 2018

Survey: Consumers find rewards programs "broken"

While many consumers continue to sign up for rewards programs from their favorite merchants and restaurants, nearly half (43%) say there are too many restrictions put in place as to where or when or how rewards can actually be redeemed. >>

Friday, June 08, 2018

Expert: Why email will continue to be key for marketers

Both Gmail and Yahoo have announced upgrades to their mail platforms recently, with most of the updates being made with consumers in mind. However, happier customer can equate to better email campaign performance. We asked a digital expert how these changes might impact marketers moving forward. >>

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Study: Connected TVs, data driving video

In the video space, connected televisions and the adoption of data-driven video are driving adoption. That's the word from Innovid's new report, which shows that consumers are more engaged with data-driven video content than campaigns that aren't targeted. >>

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Report: Merchants banking on LBS to convert

Merchants are keying in on finding that location based ads and services can better help convert shoppers. That, according to new data sponsored by Blis, in which researchers found nearly three quarters of merchants are using location based ad campaigns, with nearly two thirds using location based data in emails and push notifications. >>

Monday, June 04, 2018

Survey: Truth more important than marketing

According to one new report, consumers are less interested in marketing campaign buzzwords and more interested in the truth of how a product works. Which could mean marketers need to reevaluate how they are trying to reach these shoppers. >>

Friday, June 01, 2018

Report shows repeat customers more valuable

While many campaigns are keying in on getting consumers to first visit a store - be than an online hub or a brick and mortar retailer - new data suggests it could behoove marketers to invest a bit more in repeat shoppers. >>

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Top 3 tips to use online data to influence offline consumers

Collecting data is the easy part of a marketers job, the hard part is putting data in to action. This is made even harder when utilizing both online and offline data. Here are three tips to improve the use of data. >>

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Experts: GDPR is live, now what?

Though the European privacy initiative GDPR in effect, many businesses are still getting themselves up to speed, and still others are wondering just what the GDPR means for them. We asked some digital experts what this 'right to be forgotten' means for consumers and for brands. >>

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Report: Data breach could cost $1M per business

From loss of brand trust to the time a business is down, the cost of a data breach continues to rise on a global basis. In fact, according to new data out from Kaspersky Lab, on average, data breaches cost about $1.23 million per enterprise; that is an increase of 24% YoY. For small businesses, the cost averages about $120,000. >>

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