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Friday, September 13, 2019

Top 3 tips to improve branded Instagram strategy

Facebook may still be the biggest, but Instagram is quickly becoming a favorite for consumers to find new products. And they aren't looking for highly curated campaign images. Instead, they're looking to influencers to find the best new products. Here are four tips to help brands find the right influencers their their products. >>

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

How brands can improve their social status

Social is becoming more important to merchants and brands by the day, but many brands are still unsure how to best use social or how to develop a social strategy that represents their brand well. We spoke with a social marketing expert about how brands can improve their use of social to improve the consumer connection. >>

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Brands find success with direct mail but aren't utilizing

Direct mail may deserve another look from retailers and brands. That, according to new data out from PFL. Their 2019 Multichannel Marketing Research Report: Direct Mail in the Digital Age found that while about 80% of marketers say they find good ROI from direct mail only about half (56%) are using it regularly. >>

Friday, September 06, 2019

Studies reveal keys to video engagement

Older vs younger viewers, funny vs informational. Two new report underline what is important, according to viewers, in the video space. >>

Monday, September 02, 2019

Report: Send fewer emails to increase engagement?

GetResponse has released their new global email benchmarks report, and among the more interesting findings is this: sending fewer emails can increase user engagement. >>

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Studies: Content, personalization a problem for merchants

There is a disconnect between consumers and marketers and that disconnect is in the content. That is a key takeaway from new data which shows that while marketers know they need strong, personalized content they struggle with creating that personalization. That content problem? Is also creating an issue in customer experience, making it difficult for merchants and brands to perform well in the m:commerce space. >>

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Study: Phishers becoming more sophisticated in attacks

New data out from Barracuda should serve as a warning to businesses to properly educate workers on how to spot phishing attacks. This because during their recent study 1 in 7 organizations they observed experienced email account takeover and later phishing attacks and more than half experienced 'multiple' compromised email accounts. >>

Friday, August 16, 2019

Study finds reputation key to inbox placement

New data out from Return Path underlines the importance of your business reputation. their data shows that for marketers using email, 'highly reputable' senders have at least a 90% inbox placement while those with less reputable reputations are placed in the inbox less than 70% of the time. >>

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Time for a content edit? Here's how to proceed

Content is a huge part of a brand's identity, especially in the online space, but with the flood of social media content, new product content, and even revised product content it can be hard to ensure all of those pieces accurately reflect the brand, its values, and identity. If your brand hasn't conducted a content audit recently - or ever - it could be time. Here's how to do it. >>

Friday, August 09, 2019

Get more engagement from emojis, here's how

It isn't just kids using emojis, adults are embracing the little faces, hearts, thumbs-ups, and other emojis, and according to one new report they like it when brands and marketers use emojis, too. First, a look at just how prevalent emojis are in Americans' texts, social media posts, and emails. >>

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Top 4 tips to improve PIM strategy

Product Information Management, or PIM, is a growing concern for many brands as the internet continues to grow and consumers begin looking outside the box for customer reviews, product information, and even recommendations. Here are four tips to improve your brands' PIM strategy. >>

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Study: Fake reviews harming brands

In the digital space, merchants and brands are encouraged to include product reviews as part of their site content. Product pages need reviews, listings on sites like Amazon need reviews, and content on sites like YouTube need reviews. But, one new report, indicates the veracity of reviews is becoming more and more important. >>

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Reports: Chatbots, personalized content driving conversions

Two new report indicate chatbots and personalized content could be game changers for retailers moving forward. >>

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Top 5 tips to improve password safety

May marks World Password Day - a day many businesses send out reminders to update passwords. But, password hygiene shouldn't be something brands practice only once per year, but throughout each month. Here are five tips to improve your business's password health. >>

Monday, May 13, 2019

How to make email interactive

Email has long been a go-to for businesses to reach in-market consumers, and it remains many consumers' preferred mode of contact with their favorite brands. But, simple cut-and-paste strategies with product information is not engaging. Consumers want interactivity. Here are a few tips to create an interactive email strategy. >>

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