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Tuesday, January 03, 2017

How to overcome 3 sales challenges

For a sales leader, there is a never ending pressure to deliver more - more revenue, pipeline accuracy, top producing reps, and all with less - less budget, time, and staff. The most successful sales leaders embrace this stress and turn it into a positive, directing it toward solving the biggest challenges that await them in 2017. Here are three of the top challenges with tips for overcoming them from Josh Evans, SVP of Sales at Velocify: >>

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

4 ways small retailers can better compete

The digital space is giving retailers more options to engage with shoppers than ever. Here are four ways SMBs can adjust their strategy to better engage with shoppers and compete with big brands. >>

Monday, January 02, 2017

3 ways VR will change in 2017

With all the fuss surrounding virtual reality from a consumer standpoint, it's only normal for brands to wonder how they might fit into the new space. Vertebrae's Vince Cacace offers insight into three trends he believes will influence brands in the VR space. >>

Monday, January 02, 2017

Survey finds consumers want less social media

Social media seems to be everywhere with some content getting shared thousands of times. But, when it comes to what consumers wants, less social may be the answer. >>

Friday, December 30, 2016

Experts: For sales, CRM, content security key

For sales teams prepping for 2017, one expert believes security and CRM should be at the top of the list of strategies. Here's why. >>

Friday, December 30, 2016

Retailers: Trends that will impact you next year

One expert believes there are three trends that will impact where retailers need to put their advertising dollars in 2017 - chatbots, in-app spending, and data. Here's why. >>

Friday, December 30, 2016

Expert: Brands must understand the product is the message

From native video to in-game ads to social and mobile and banners, there are more digital ad options than ever. Couple that will offline ad options, and it's no wonder many brands aren't sure where to go with the next campaign. The answer, says one expert, is to remember the true message isn't found in the campaign. >>

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Is your website 2017 strong?

Pretty sites, high-functioning but ugly sites, non-responsive sites, non-mobile friendly sites, exceptional experience sites. The web is filled with all of these. The question is: do you know which kind of site you have? And if it's poorly functioning, ugly, or non-mobile friendly, are you ready to fix it? >>

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Expert: Top 4 tips to ready your small business for 2017

According to a recent Rocket Lawyer Small Business Index, nearly half of SMB's consulted with attorneys in the past year. That is an increase of the number who did so in 2015, and yet it still leaves half of businesses who aren't checking in with lawyers. That could leave a business unprotected. Here are 4 tips to ensure your small business is ready for 2017. >>

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

SMBs weigh in on SBA cabinet pick

Several of President Elect Donald Trump's cabinet picks have led to increased scrutiny, social media badgering, and news headlines. Now small businesses are weighing in on one particular pick: that of Linda McMahon being chosen to lead the US Small Business Administration (SBA). >>

Monday, December 26, 2016

Top tips for a stronger chatbot strategy

Chatbots aren't just for tech brands walking their customers through a computer or tablet set-up. According to one expert, chatbots are moving into the customer service area, too. But, if brick-and-mortar brands don't have a strong strategy in place, chatbots could leave customers wanting more. >>

Monday, December 26, 2016

Ecommerce Roundup: Holiday spend tops $55 billion

So far, the holiday season has been very kind to retailers. According to comScore's data US shoppers have spent just over $55 billion online; that is a 13% YoY increase. Between the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, there were 22 billion dollar spending days online. >>

Friday, December 23, 2016

3 ways AI will influence 2017

Artificial Intelligence has become something of a buzzword throughout 2016. Brands are using it to predict shopping patterns, and to personalize content, but there are even more uses. One expert offers up three ways AI will influence 2017. >>

Friday, December 23, 2016

Expert: How shoppers are using chatbots to connect

Instant Messaging isn't net to the online space, but using instant messenger type interfaces as a customer service option is relatively new. Chatbots, however, are growing in popularity, and according to one expert are helping to up the engagement factor between shoppers and stores. >>

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Expert: What retailers can learn from 2016 holiday shopping season

The holiday shopping season isn't over by a long shot, but already there are some key takeaways that retailers could use to have a better 2017 revenue year. Keys like mobile use, social influence, and timing. >>

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