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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

How marketers can win with AI

In today's customer-centric world, it's more important than ever to be organized, responsive, and helpful when engaging with customers online. Artificial Intelligence makes this simpler for many businesses, especially in the social space, but AI can also seem unintuitive for some instances. Here's how marketers can better use AI to engage with consumers. >>

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Study: Cost could slow subscription economy

While subscription services continue to launch for everything from meal planning to beauty products, one new report indicates there could be a slow-down ahead. That slow-down, according to data from Fetch, will come because of the costs of subscription services. >>

Monday, July 16, 2018

How merchants can compete with Amazon

Amazon Prime Day is here, and with it comes a flood of merchants wondering what they can do to cash in on one of the biggest shopping days of the year. According to data from Walker Sanda nearly half of Americans are now receiving at least 1 package from Amazon each week, and for younger consumers (ages 26 - 36) 57% expect 1 to 2 packages from Amazon each week. >>

Friday, July 13, 2018

3 Things AI cannot do for marketers

While AI can be a huge help in breaking down data and even optimizing ad categories, artificial intelligence is not a general fix-it for marketers. To help brands better solidify their AI strategy, here are three things AI cannot do for you. >>

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Forecast: In-store key for BTS shoppers

While many parents will be researching back to school (BTS) purchases online this summer the bulk of BTS purchases will be made in-store. That is a key takeaway from a new Deloitte forecast which suggests that shoppers will spend $28 billion on BTS goods this year. >>

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Survey: Google, Facebook most influential

Don't turn away from Google or Facebook ads. That is a key takeaway from new data out from Choozle. Researchers for their 2018 Digital Advertising Trend Survey found that about half of consumers continue to list Facebook and Google as the most influential platforms for them. >>

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Trends to watch in AI

Artificial Intelligence is changing how some businesses approach advertising and even content building in the digital space. Here are a few trends to watch that brands can use to better serve their customers. >>

Monday, July 09, 2018

Top 3 strategies for SMBs post net neutrality

The end of net neutrality could have a devastating impact on small businesses which rely on equal access to internet bandwidth in order to deliver their product. And one of the most frustrating aspects of the whole situation is that there is very little they can do about it. Here are three strategies SMBs can follow to remain relevant to customers after the net neutrality changes. >>

Thursday, July 05, 2018

What businesses need to know about net neutrality

While many headlines have lamented the end of net neutrality, many small businesses aren't sure exactly what net neutrality is or how it could affect their business. We asked on expert what SMBs need to understand about the changes to net neutrality in the US. >>

Monday, July 02, 2018

Study: Invest in store experience to sway customers

New data suggests that browsing in-store is now the leading way for consumers to find and try new products. This, despite the digital space where many brands are investing large portions of their advertising revenue to on influencer and other digital campaign options. >>

Friday, June 29, 2018

Expert: How digital has changed post-GDPR

It's been a month since the European switch-over to GDPR, an effort to protect consumers' identities and data and to allow consumers more say into the type of advertising they see. In the US, many forward-thinking brands also made changes to comply for their European customers. How is the big change impacting them? >>

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Poll finds digital sales improving SMB revenue lines

New data out from Manta and Insureon underlines the importance of the digital space for small businesses. Among the findings is this: 43% of small businesses are seeing "significant" revenue growth because of online sales channels. >>

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Report: Bot attacks going mobile

There is a new threat in the digital space: mobile bot attacks. According to a new report out from Distil Networks nearly 6% of all mobile devices are being used in bad bot attacks. These bots can be used to steal consumer or business data, make fraudulent purchases, and commit DDoS attacks. >>

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

5 Tips for IT to Better Manage the Customer Experience

Customer experience is no longer just a business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) strategy for winning and retaining customers. Thanks to "consumerization" - where employees are bringing their often-superior personal-life experiences of services, support, and customer service into the workplace - it's also increasingly relevant to internal IT service delivery and support. >>

Monday, June 25, 2018

Expert: Brands missing mark in data, retargeted campaigns

Recently, the Wall Street Journal released findings of a new study which found, among other things, that consumers are feeling more spammed by brands than ever. This, according to one expert is partially because of the disconnect between brands, consumers, and data utilization. >>

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