Lyris Connections Blog

Category: Retail

Do “Likes” Convert to Retail Sales?

Nov 25, 2013 by

Social media networks like Facebook and Twitter are the new darlings of the marketing world – but how does a social audience really translate in terms of sales? Marketing gurus have been quick to alert us all to the seemingly limitless possibilities of creating Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and other accounts for our businesses, stressing… Read More »

Email Marketing – Retail’s New Digital Sales Assistant

Nov 08, 2013 by

In my experience working with hundreds of retail marketing managers and owners, there seems to be persistent reservations about moving sales from bricks-and-mortar stores to online, and generally the hesitation is centered around not wanting to lose the customer experience and personal touch associated with a brand. However, the reality is that consumers are looking… Read More »

Making the Case for Cart Abandon Programs

Nov 07, 2013 by

A colleague of mine here at Lyris recently published a blog about browse abandon email programs and why marketers should set one up. I’d like to pick up where he left off – just as powerful as the browse abandonment program is a cart abandonment program. A cart abandonment program is an automated email triggered… Read More »

There’s a Gap…Now What? Part 10: And Most Importantly, Don’t Forget…

Oct 11, 2013 by

At the center of every marketer’s universe is the customer! Over the past few weeks we’ve shared how to close the gap between marketers and consumers based on findings from our surveys with The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Now to sum it up, we want to provide you with the key takeaway – ALWAYS put your customers… Read More »

EIU Consumer and Marketing Executive Survey Findings

Oct 11, 2013 by

By 2020, the digital universe is projected to increase to a total 35 zettabytes, resulting in an enormous amount of customer interactive data available to organizations. However, according to a survey released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and sponsored by Lyris, marketers are failing to use data to get a better understanding of consumers.… Read More »

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