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staying ahead on ecommerce race

5 Rules for Staying Ahead in the Ecommerce Race

While the news has been filled with stories of brick-and-mortar struggles lately, ecommerce has been thriving. Just last year ecommerce sales rose 15.1 percent, according to a report released by the U.S. Commerce Department, encompassing 8.1 percent of total retail transactions. Indeed, optimistic hopes for online buying from the late 90s are 2017’s reality. And in turn, after a number of relatively dormant years, there has been a flurry of ecommerce M&A activity. This has included some of the [...]

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Content Marketing Methods to Stay Above Your Competition

Promoting irrelevant content to your customer base is as useless as bringing a knife to a gunfight. The question is no longer whether targeted content is a competition worth entering, but how to bring home the gold. With 86 percent of buyers “frequently” using mobile phones to access business-related content, it’s no wonder marketers and publishers are leaving their pay-per-click and display tactics in the closet and opting for the gold medal of all advertising methods : content marketing. Here are [...]

Does Content Actually Bring in Customers

Does Content Actually Bring in Customers?

Melts in your mouth, not in your hand. Just do it. Got Milk? You’ve heard them before. The taglines of the Milk Processor Education Program and of Nike and M&Ms have penetrated American vernacular, influenced culture and shot product sales through the roof. Such is the power of content. Relationships. Content marketing, when done right, develops relationships of trust that result in new business. “Today’s content marketing is not about distracting the customer,” said Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner. “It’s to attract them [...]

Get Your Online Business Ready for the Holiday Season

A 6-Step Checklist to Get Your Online Business Ready for the Holiday Season

The holiday season will be here before you know it, and now is the perfect time to map out your digital marketing campaigns in order to drive the most revenue for your business. Waiting too long puts you at a severe disadvantage — you need to be ready to capitalize on the increased traffic and the mindset of consumers during this period. They will be ready and willing to click that buy-now button, so run through this quick six-step checklist [...]

Cultural blunders : Brands gone wrong

Marketers create more brand blunders than one would think, and these blunders can cause brands a lot of harm. Some of them, if they are lucky, escape with just a touch of public ridicule and shaming. Oftentimes, the advertising, marketing, and PR agencies come out unscathed, but the brand can sometimes take years to recover. Attempts to create globally consumed brands, or regionally consumed brands throughout AsiaPac, have proved challenging. Changing a product to cater for local needs or [...]

The 7 Stages Of Branding

The 7 Stages Of Branding

Just yesterday I was talking to marketing head of an eCommerce company and he shared lots of insight about branding. He talked how his company is more focused on building the brand and retaining the loyalty of customers than actual selling. A brand carries that strength and it takes a lot of effort and time to reach there “on the pinnacle”. Brand building is the most important factor to pay attention if we want to exist in long run. What [...]

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5 Industries Getting the Most ROI From Digital Marketing

In our computer-driven and mobile world, digital marketing is how relationships get built. Gone are the days of old-fashioned marketing plans consisting solely of in-person events and traditional media. Instead, outreach through email and social networks are now crucial to every company’s marketing efforts. It’s a real adapt or die situation, and so far, the overwhelming majority of companies have adapted and shaped up for these new marketing channels. According to a recent study by Smart Insights, 82 percent [...]

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5 Questions to Improve Your Digital Marketing

Every online company needs to use marketing effectively to generate traffic and leads. With so many platforms available to publish the content, though, it can be difficult to pick the best option or figure out why your strategy isn’t working. Those quickest to identify the latest developments and implement them in their marketing strategies have the strongest potential to convert their vision into a real brand. Ask these five questions to overcome your digital marketing challenges: 1. What is your strategic outreach [...]