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Category: Retail Email

There’s a Gap…Now What? Part 4: Know Each Channel’s Strengths

Jul 19, 2013 by

Today’s customer experience encompasses multiple marketing channels. From mobile and social to billboards and email, it’s no surprise that marketers struggle to keep their priorities straight.  For marketers, it’s all about taking advantage each channel’s strength. However, knowing where to focus your budget and efforts can all too often rely on guesswork and instincts, causing… Read More »

There’s a Gap…Now What? Part 3: Close the Marketer Skills Gap

Jul 09, 2013 by

There’s no denying that digital marketing skills have evolved over the years. As new channels and technologies continue to emerge, marketers are overwhelmed by the staggering amount of customer data being generated. Data is simply daunting (as we talked about in our last blog post), and according to our sponsored Economist Intelligence Unit survey most… Read More »

Survey Reveals Email Marketing Insights for the Retail Industry

Jul 08, 2013 by

For the retail industry in particular, colossal revenue opportunities are at stake when it comes to integrated digital marketing practices. This is the one industry where revenue can be directly tied back to digital marketing campaigns and virtually the entire consumer buying cycle can happen online. Factors contributing to an increasingly difficult digital landscape for… Read More »

There’s a Gap…Now What? Part 2: Don’t be Daunted by Customer Data

Jul 01, 2013 by

Last week we started discussing the implications of the findings of our sponsored survey conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit that revealed gaps in perceptions between consumers and marketing executives about digital marketing. We discussed how to close the personalization vs. customization gap. Now let’s move on to our next recommendation.  Finding: 45% of marketing executives… Read More »

Why Data-driven Digital Marketing is the Way to Win in Ecommerce

Jan 23, 2013 by

Whether you are a traditional retailer or a brand manufacturer just beginning to sell online, growing sales through ecommerce must be a top initiative in 2013.  This is a generalization I am willing to make based on these statistics alone: In 2012, 51.8% of U.S. consumers shopped online – the first time in history when… Read More »

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