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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Can email hold its own against customer service chatbots?

Email has ruled marketers' digital toolboxes since the first modems began networking. But, could its reign in customer service be rudely interrupted by chatbots? >>

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Top tips to increase engagement through content

'Tis the season for marketers to put on their best face and get "PRT"-y for consumers: get personal, get relevant and get timely with their advertising. One expert explains how marketers can get more personal - and more relevant - now. >>

Monday, December 11, 2017

Consumer delivery demands call for new models

Just how important is delivery speed to online shoppers? Research from both sides of the Atlantic reveals it's very important - more important than cost in some cases - and how speed of delivery is leading many companies to look at crowdsourcing. >>

Friday, December 08, 2017

Expert: Sales Trends to Watch in 2018

As marketers countdown to January 1, 2018, and put the final touches on strategies for the first quarter, one expert offers insight into a few trends that will likely impact performance. Namely, trends in AI, sales operations, and lead generation. >>

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Set-jetting increasing as fans flock to TV show locations

Forget jet-setting, today's trend is for set-jetting as more and more consumers choose their holiday destination based on a favorite movie or television show. >>

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Expert: Bots may be a marketers new best friend

Bots continue to be a big part of marketers' business within social media, especially Facebook. Some data shows that most (80%) of businesses have bots on their wanted list by 2020, to help with customer service and engagement. One expert explains how bots, specifically Facebook bots, can be a marketers best friend. >>

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Top 3 tips to improve social marketing

Whether marketers have a physical store or do all business digitally, social media is an increasingly important want to connect with customers. The problem is that many marketers continue to struggle with the right balance of social content. Here are three tips to improve social media strategy. >>

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Why building customer loyalty is a big job

According to experts, about half of loyalty programs in the US go unused by consumers, even after they've signed up. In some cases, the program may be too difficult, but in others, it's a question of customer latency and getting those shoppers back in the brick-and-mortar or cyber door. >>

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Marketers: How to combat ad fraud

Advertising fraud continues to be a big issues for online publishers and marketers, and with every solution, fraudsters seem to find new ways around one. One expert explains how his company is working to combat ad fraud. >>

Monday, November 27, 2017

Merchants see spike on Thanksgiving

For the second year in a row, Thanksgiving sales have beaten out Black Friday numbers. That, according to new Monetate data, which shows average order values about $10 higher per cart on Thanksgiving than on Black Friday. >>

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Reports: Digital ad spend up, here's where budget dollars should go

New data out from Advertiser Perceptions has more marketers investing in digital this holiday season, and they're banking on shoppers being there. >>

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Expert cites video as key to engagement

Digital video is growing to be a key part of the online marketing pie. Consumers are streaming for entertainment, news, and, yes, product and brand information. This is what marketers need to know to connect. >>

Friday, November 10, 2017

Content tips for holiday marketing

New data out from VigLink indicates nearly half of consumers won't be buying on Black Friday or Cyber Monday. Instead, they'll be researching products and planning shopping trips. How can marketers connect? Through the right content. Here are three tips. >>

Thursday, November 09, 2017

What Amazon's 3rd party discount move means for marketers

Recently, Amazon announced plans to begin offering discounts on items listed in their system from third party sellers. What impact might this have on smaller merchants and marketers? One expert explains. >>

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

How marketers can protect from fraud during the holiday season

The holiday season isn't only the season of giving, it's the season of taking. At least where fraudsters are concerned. In fact, more than 10% of transactions may be fraudulent this holiday; Kount has reveal a few keys for marketers to protect themselves from fraud. >>

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