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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Marketers failing at personalization

Despite the wealth of customer data available - or perhaps because of it - marketers continue to struggle with personalization. That's the word from Sitecore; their global study finds that while most (79%) marketers believe personalization is a priority, they continue to struggle in analyzing data and putting it to use. >>

Monday, October 09, 2017

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. >>

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

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. >>

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

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%. >>

Friday, September 29, 2017

More mobile customers going into stores

While many marketers believe mobile consumers are pushing more of their buying activities online, new data out from MocoSpace indicates that, for at least one purchase, mobile consumers are going into stores. That purchase is for mobile phones. >>

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Two steps to help prevent journey hijacking

New data out from Namogoo highlights a growing problem for merchants and marketers: the hijacking of customers' online journey. According to their research customer journey hijacking could cost brands more than $2 billion this holiday season. >>

Monday, September 25, 2017

Brand trust: Sweat the small stuff

The advent of social media has led to better informed consumers that are not afraid to act when the behavior of retailers and brands they purchase from leads to trust issues. However, while a bad social media experience can go viral and influence many consumers, existing customers have their own trust issues. >>

Monday, September 25, 2017

Tech key to small biz growth

According to new data out from Deloitte, digitally advanced small business - including online marketers and publishers - are showing up to 4 times higher growth than those who aren't embracing the digital space. Here's how businesses can move ahead. >>

Friday, September 22, 2017

Top 4 habits from top sales teams

Teamwork is becoming a bigger performance key for sales teams, especially in the digital space. Here's what top sales teams are doing, based on new data out from CloudCraze. >>

Thursday, September 21, 2017

More shoppers using bots, here's how marketers can connect

While many online marketers have begun adopting AI tactics to simplify how they build out ad campaigns, that isn't the only area in which bots, voice assistants, and other AI tools can be used. >>

Thursday, September 14, 2017

How to get ahead in grocery retail

More and more consumers are beginning their in-store grocery shopping in a digital environment yet the grocery sector is falling behind other retail sectors when it comes to making the shopping experience easier. What can be done? >>

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Brands: This is where you should experiment with personalization

Personalization, while proving to be a boon to some marketers, remains problematic for others. One expert offers advice for brands on how to experiment to ensure personalization is working well. >>

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Expert IDs how marketers can protect from ransomware

According to some reports, ransomware is expected to cost brands and marketers about $5 billion this year. Much of the increase is due to the increased use of online currencies, and hackers who are targeting smaller and mid-sized marketers rather than focusing on huge businesses. Here's how brands can protect themselves. >>

Friday, September 01, 2017

Challenges to adding voice activated assistants to your business

While voice assistants are growing rapidly in homes, in offices, there can be drawbacks to their use. One expert explains the problems, and potential for voice assistants to help advertisers and publishers. >>

Thursday, August 31, 2017

How Widen helps Spectrum Brands streamline

Asset management and workflow hub Widen has changed the way Spectrum Brands approaches projects, helping to streamline efforts. This process has saved the company time, but more importantly money. Here's how. >>

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