How Personalization Is Changing Content Marketing
MARCH 31, 2017
Back in 2015, technology market researcher Gartner published a statistic that sent waves throughout the marketing world: By 2018, companies that have “fully invested in all types of personalization” will outsell companies that have not by 20 percent.
11 inspiring case studies of digital transformation
DECEMBER 28, 2016
AMAZON BUSINESS : Served as an example of ‘digital customer’ expectations transitioning to the B2B world. Amazon Business launched in April 2015, with over 250 million products and a more holistic marketplace for B2B companies.
Amazon vs. Wal-Mart: How Online Strategy Can Meet In-Store Opportunity
Buzz Marketing for Technology
MAY 22, 2013
Amazon. Prior to breaking the news, Wal-Mart was already one of the few companies that could compete with Amazon online. But after unveiling how it plans to do so—by fulfilling online orders in its own stores—Wal-Mart became Amazon’s first serious threat.
How Real Brands Are Retaining Customers: 8 Strategies From Starbucks, Amazon & More
JUNE 30, 2016
From leveraging convenience to prioritizing personalization, these are elements any marketer and business owner can take and test today. The simplest takeaway here is this: make your products and services as accessible as possible. 3) Tesco: Add a personal touch.
5 Personal Assistant Tools That Actually Make Life Easier
DECEMBER 23, 2016
But which personal assistant tools are the most helpful? While a simple search for “ personal assistant apps ” seems to yield countless results, shifting through them can be a task. Today, consider us your digital personal assistant. 4) Amazon Echo.
Personalizing With Purpose
Buzz Marketing for Technology
DECEMBER 19, 2012
Posted in CRM eCommerce Personalization. Amazon.com certainly set the gold standard for best practices in personalization—with its unparalleled ability to recognize and deftly exploit consumers’ online browsing and buying habits.
How to Have a Super Productive Weekend: 12 Helpful Tips
MAY 6, 2016
Productivity" has a much wider definition than many of us give it credit for. We tend to equate productivity with doing things, rather than with taking time to think, reflect, and rest. But busyness is not the same as productivity. 12 Ways to Be More Productive on the Weekends.
A Brief History of Productivity: How Getting Stuff Done Became an Industry
JANUARY 30, 2017
Anyone who’s ever been a teenager is likely familiar with the question, "Why aren’t you doing something productive?” If only I could respond to my parents with the brilliant retort, "You know, the idea of productivity actually dates back to before the 1800s." What Is Productivity?
[Slide Deck] True Life: I’m Addicted to Amazon (A Customer Retention Story)
Modern B2B Marketing
MARCH 21, 2016
I have placed 118 Amazon Prime orders in the last 6 months. But my “problem” is really the product of Amazon’s secret sauce and why they’ve been able to retain me (an admittedly extremely fickle shopper) as a loyal customer. Author: Kristen Kaighn I have a confession.
[Infographic] Why Creating A Personal Online Experience Is Critical
Modern B2B Marketing
MAY 19, 2016
And these buyers not only expect your website to be a resource, but they expect it to be personal, especially if you already have a relationship with them. Web Personalization: A Critical Tool for Every Marketer. It all starts with web personalization. With w eb personalization.
Amazon Leads the Charge Toward Transparent Feedback
JANUARY 15, 2016
By now, you may have heard that Amazon plans to sue over a thousand authors of false reviews within the Amazon Marketplace. If you’re just getting caught up, the story goes that Amazon is cracking down on sellers of glowing reviews.
4 Simple Ideas to Personalize Your Email Campaigns Today
JUNE 8, 2016
Those of us who craft email campaigns are always searching for ways to personalize our messages. How do we balance the need for personalized campaigns (which we know consumers want) with achievable and reliable results (which our businesses need)?
Email Marketing: Amazon Launches Workmail
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
Amazon seems to be particularly interested in catering to business customers, as it has made continued efforts recently to enhance and expand its suite of business products. This service is designed solely for work-related communication, not for personal use.
18 Tips for Planning a Flawless New Product Launch
AUGUST 5, 2016
If your product team is working on the next big thing , there ought to be an equally awesome launch plan in the works to accompany it. And that's where the product launch comes in. 18 Foolproof Product Launch Tips. Chat with them about their product philosophy.
Want a Happier, More Productive Life? Start Making Fewer Decisions
MARCH 22, 2016
Think about all the personal and professional choices you make in a day: Eggs or yogurt? That's how they stay productive. Try Subscribe & Save -- a delivery service powered by Amazon. Podcast Productivity Professional Development Daily Promo
8 Personalization Trends That Are Reinventing the Buyer's Journey
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
For example, knowing their preferences, or making product or service recommendations according to their likes and dislikes. In essence, the act of doing so is what we call personalization or personalized marketing. Personalized Marketing to the Rescue.
4 Strategies to Optimize Your Differences From Amazon
DECEMBER 12, 2014
While many etailers view themselves as in competition with Amazon, it''s more effective to use Amazon''s success as an example and learn from it. We did that when we looked at three strategies to borrow from Amazon. 3) Diverse Product Images.
Digital Marketing Trends: Does Personalization Matter Anymore?
MARCH 8, 2016
Personalization is one of the biggest digital marketing trends brands are targeting today. According to a recent report from Litmus , a panel of 20 email marketing experts deemed increased personalization as one of the biggest trends to affect email between now and 2020.
What content to blog for Google search success
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Expertise: a deeper dive into your expertise as a person or as a company is always the first thing anyone goes to when it comes to content marketing. I yell out to my Amazon Echo , “Alexa, remind me to write about what to blog about.” Get personal.
Enterprise Social Media and Personal Branding
JUNE 30, 2011
Personal branding is a hot topic for entrepreneurs and solo consultants, by does it matter to large enterprises? Consultants and small business owners get the concept of personal branding , because in one-person or very small companies, one person is the “corporate brand.
Personal business lessons from 2015 and what you can learn from them
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
DECEMBER 30, 2015
Today, I want to share the most important personal business lessons from my online career in 2015. As a self-publisher myself, I told her how simple it is to sell digital books via online platforms like Amazon. His latest novel is available on Amazon for just $2.99!
7 Tips for Making Your Transactional Emails More Personal
APRIL 21, 2016
While promotional emails seem to drive the most traffic and results, odds are you are missing out on a great opportunity to improve your transactional emails by making them more personal. For B2C ecommerce companies, a promotional email could be announcing a sale or new product line.
Five habits of highly-effective entrepreneurs
FEBRUARY 24, 2017
The ongoing research has shown a small relationship between genetic makeup and a person’s likelihood to have more prestigious occupations, higher incomes, better wealth management, and higher social mobility. Many of these factors are dictated by your personal and professional habits.
Is Personalization Creepy? 6 Experts Weigh In
MARCH 7, 2015
You would think that personalization of content and ads would be a welcome tactic, considering how many people complain about irrelevant advertising. So, how do you combat the idea that personalization is creepy? Personalization is only creepy if you make it creepy.
Make Personalization Work by Starting with the Right Data
OCTOBER 16, 2015
In 2014, many professionals said 2015 would be the year of personalization — a prediction that, as it turns out, may have been a little too hopeful. There are a few reasons personalization hasn’t taken off as well as anticipated, but not one of these reasons is a reluctance to personalize.
4 Creative Ways to Make Your Website More Personalized
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
We''re now encountering more personalized experiences than ever before. It''s made it easier and easier for companies to personalize their products, services, and marketing to individuals -- but it''s also risen consumer expectations. How else are you using personalization?
How to use customer data to develop marketing insights
APRIL 20, 2017
Personalization is the New Reality
MARCH 28, 2016
Personalization is the New Reality Take a moment to seriously answer this question: What do you think it takes, in today’s information-in-an-instant world, to prompt someone to notice – and click-through to consume – content?
Finalizing your holiday digital marketing plan
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
Evaluate online shipping pricing and options: Let’s face it, Amazon has changed online shoppers’ delivery expectations. When you segment your marketing efforts, the experience becomes much more interactive, engaging and personalized for your audience.
Mobile marketing must-haves in 2017
JANUARY 19, 2017
We’re already seeing changing consumer behavior with the success of Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service , Google Now , and recent updates to Apple’s Siri. It goes without saying that mobile marketing has seen some huge boons over the past 2-3 years. At the start of 2017, 70% of U.S.
Staying Ahead of the Personalized Marketing Curve
MARCH 8, 2016
Vague statements such as “personalized marketing is the future” and “personalization is the key to marketing” abound. Yet, the most popular search phrase associated with personalized marketing is, “What is personalized marketing?”,
What Marketing Communications Should You Personalize?
APRIL 20, 2017
Personalization has proven to be a highly effective marketing strategy. In fact, Infosys reported 59% of consumers say that personalization influences their shopping decision. Furthermore, Marketo found that 78% of customers will only engage with new offers if these are personalized to their previous transactions with the business. Additionally, MarketingProfs discovered businesses that personalize web experiences see, on average, a 19% increase in sales.
5 Ways to Boost Your Email Performance Using Personalization and Audience Segmentation
JANUARY 17, 2017
Editor’s Note: We asked our Vice President of Product, Thomas Fanelli, to share his expertise on personalization and audience segmentation. Over the last six months we have been experimenting with personalization to improve the performance of our customer communication. Before we get started, let’s set some basic definitions on segmentation and personalization. Getting Personal. This allows you to personalize messages based on product selection.
Omnichannel: A Fancy Word for Increasing Product Discoverability
JANUARY 7, 2016
An Adlucent study found that 47% of shoppers plan to start researching products on a search engine like Google or Bing, followed by Amazon with 31%, and 13% in stores. Make sure all product pages have proper meta-data and page titles.
3 Things Marketers Need To Know To Succeed With Personalization [Research Highlights]
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Today we’re excited to release the findings from our latest research, “ 3 Things Marketers Need to Know About Succeeding with Personalization.”. The below graphic summarizes other key findings from the study: Consumers expect timely, knowledgeable, personal content.
Financial Advisors Need to Get Personal or It’ll Cost Them
Modern B2B Marketing
APRIL 29, 2016
This shift in focus applies to marketers across all verticals, as buyers have higher expectations and are harder to win over without having personalized conversations. Buyers and investors expect the same level of personalization they would get from Amazon, YouTube, or other retail companies.
9 Undeniable Advantages of Using Personalized Content in Your Marketing
DECEMBER 21, 2012
More than 60% of shoppers say they find it appealing when an online store remembers their personal and payment information to speed up a purchase , according to Capgemini. Some marketers have caught on to the personalization trend, but not everyone.