Facebook’s New Ad Products for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers
JUNE 14, 2016
Facebook Tuesday introduced three advertising products aimed at retailers with brick-and-mortar stores: store locator, store visits and the offline conversions application-programming interface. Store visits gives retailers information on the number of people who viewed local awareness ads on Facebook and then actually visited those stores. Optimize future campaigns.
4 Retailer Tips for Marketing to Consumers
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
Time and time again we have heard the phrase, “The customer is always right.” In an era where customer service is so important, retailers and business owners must always remember to keep this in mind. Yet, how can retailers make sure that their consumers are not only getting the message they want to send, but also getting a message the consumer actually wants to hear? Keep It Simple.
How Retailers Can Use Pinterest To Boost Holiday Sales
NOVEMBER 30, 2015
The post How Retailers Can Use Pinterest To Boost Holiday Sales appeared first on Firebelly | Social Media Marketing & Management Company. Pinterest Social Media MarketingPeople approach Pinterest ready to shop more than they do on any other social network. How can you take advantage of this to boost holiday sales? 1. Add the Pin It button to your website. Get in touch!
A Clever Way One Retailer Brings Pinterest From Online To In-Store
JULY 27, 2015
This weekend I walked in to World Market, a speciality retailer selling mostly home decor, and walked out with something I wasn’t planning to purchase—all because of Pinterest. I don’t even follow World Market on Pinterest, but while I was perusing the lamps, something caught my eye. Pinterest Social Media MarketingIt Stood Out. It Provided Social Proof.
Offline Retail Analytics Via Smartphone
Small Business Mavericks
MARCH 15, 2013
Euclid collects data for retail businesses using smartphone technology to track consumer movement. Here’s how it works, in a nutshell: Euclid installs sensors in retailers’ locations that can measure how many people walked by a store, how many walked in and for how long they stayed based on when their smartphones emit a kind of radar searching for wireless Internet signals. The incredible thing about that is it allows retail store owners an opportunity to use actionable data that, before now, they haven’t had access to. think this is a sublime idea.
The Future Of Retail In A CTRL ALT Delete World
AUGUST 8, 2015
Hosting over 400 retail marketing professionals from across Europe at their office (which is the largest Google office outside of Mountain View's Googleplex). future of retail. marketing. retail. retail at google. retail marketing. retailer. How do the best brands connect with their consumers? It was an amazing day. consumer. google.
The New Retail Experience
JUNE 4, 2012
There was an old retail paradigm (that still rings true): get them to the store. Many retailers still treat their online store as if it's just another store. There are so many issues and challenges in getting to the point of excellence with e-commerce, that many companies don't even know where to begin (and we're talking about the small, medium and large retailers here). This part is true: never before in the history of business have consumers been this much further ahead of the brands in terms of communications, marketing and connectivity. marketing. retail.
How Social Media Changes Retail Storefronts
AUGUST 30, 2012
There is a trend among small business marketing in stores. worked for a beer and wine distributor in my first job out of college. I was taught that the area closest to door handles was more valuable then retail space on 5th Avenue. Please continue reading How Social Media Changes Retail Storefronts and leave a comment if inspired. This is a guest blog post by Matthew Cool.
The State of Retail Mobility [Infographic]
Direct Marketing Observations
JUNE 7, 2012
How have other top retailers responded to the mobile challenge? Marketing Mobile marketing retail mobile social retailBig huge thanks to global IT and business solution provider Cognizant for this infographic.
Pinterest leads Facebook in retail customer aquisition
OCTOBER 17, 2012
In terms of online shopping audiences, Facebook is much larger than Pinterest by a ratio of almost four to one, however the study found that Pinterest provides a better experience for shopping discovery, purchase consideration, and deeper engagement with retailer content. Content marketing delivers sales leads. The ROI of Social Media for Retail Websites. Related articles.
How Sprouts Farmers Market is Serving Up Social Retail Success
Convince & Convert
JUNE 27, 2014
danafromAZ Tweet This Find the Love Sprouts Farmers Market is growing quickly. Social Pros Podcast brand communities content strategy digital marketing humanization integrated marketing social media Social Media Marketing Social Pros Tweetable Moments We want to humanize our brand as much as possible. ” and used the answers that Sprouts lovers gave.
5 Reasons Heat Mapping Helps Online Retailers
DECEMBER 20, 2012
Here are 5 reasons why heat mapping helps online retailers: Easy to install and even easier to understand. You may even want to consider shifting your marketing budget to focus on those popular areas and reduce the space and focus on any areas that are not as popular. Director of Marketing & Client Relations. Digital MarketingTalk about easy! Detect Flaws.
Do Consumers Trust Retailers More Than Social Networks?
Social Marketing Forum
AUGUST 20, 2012
B2B marketing Brand marketing Research Social media marketing privacy retailers social networks trustConsumers are said to rely more on the advice of their peers and even social connections than on businesses themselves. However, this doesn’t mean they trust the social networks themselves when it comes down to sharing their data. Recently, the e-tailing group and MyBuys released some findings from a survey stating that the surveyed consumers [.].
Show 442 - Internet of things - changing the retail experience?
JUNE 28, 2013
The Engaging Brand podcast covering social marketing , business ideas and brand marketing tips has a new episode but first. Anna Farmery discusses Converge with Ray Velez of Razorfish - the convergence of marketing, creativity and technology. Hasn''t marketing, technology and creativity always been converging? Has market segmentation changed to micro segmentation?
Report: How Social Marketing Works for Retail Brands [Report]
AUGUST 1, 2012
Tweet In late June, I wrote about ComScore’s second report called “The Power of Like 2 – How Social Marketing Works” and how it’s not just about getting likes, but rather about creating engagement and interacting with fans. Furthermore, it states that retail was selected primarily because 86 of the Top 100 e-Retailers ranked by ComScore in Europe have a Facebook presence.
Peeking Into The Future Of Retail
JUNE 30, 2013
He has been called "one of the world''s foremost retail industry futurists" (put that in your pipe and smoke it!). For over twenty years, Doug Stephens has worked with some of the world''s biggest brands, agencies and retailers helping them to achieve the success that they demand today with a keen eye on how quickly the world of retail continues to evolve. Currently, he is the founder of Retail Prophet and the author of the book, The Retail Revival. How much of an impact does e-commerce have on retail and where is this all headed? retail.
Internet Retailer ranks Vistaprint 27th in highest social media impact for online retailers
JULY 2, 2012
About a week or so back, I came across the Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Guide (top 500 online retailers) and was looking at the areas where Vistaprint ranked. After thumbing through the traditional marketing, I came across the publication’s inaugural list of Retailers with the highest Social Media Impact (full list below). Vistaprint ranked #27 on the Internet Retailer: Retailers with the highest Social Media Impact List in 2012. social media Internet Retailer Vistaprint
Are You Working In Digital Marketing? You Have To Be Drunk Not To Pay Attention To This.
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
Galloway has a think tank called L2 and is also a marketing professor at NYU Stern. Amazon needs physical spaces to become a dominant retailer, otherwise they will suffer. . digital marketing. marketing. marketing professor. retail. retailer. Want to understand what the true digital landscape looks like? Last May, I introduced you to Scott Galloway.
You Need To Know: Social Media and Retail
SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
Social media tells you exactly what your customers think, no more guessing games, no more marketing evaluations, no more feedback cards. Online Communities Smart Company social media Facebook retail TwitterI travel. A lot. Airline staff greet me by name and not just because I’ve left my conference name tag on my jacket. No way! join the queue. Not publicly available.
Thanksgiving Marketing Statistics You’ll Gobble About
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
What I can do is provide you with some fun-filled Thanksgiving marketing facts to help pass your time with friends and family while celebrating this holiday weekend. How to Use the Thanksgiving Marketing Facts. Steal the last piece of pie as you distract cousin Fred with astounding holiday retail facts. Thanksgiving Marketing Turkey Talk. By Laura Petrolino.
Podcast 390 - Sir Terry Leahy on Management and Retailing
JUNE 23, 2012
This week's The Engaging Brand podcast covering social media , business ideas and brand marketing tips , is ready to download. Sir Terry Leahy is credited with turning round retailing in the UK. How the 10 Words have come from both his early life and also through the experience of leading a successful retailer. What he learned from writing the book.
Mobile Shopping App Shopkick Adds CVS/pharmacy To Its Lineup Of Retail Partners
The Realtime Report
AUGUST 16, 2012
Mobile shopping app Shopkick , which rewards shoppers for walking into stores and interacting with products, has added CVS/pharmacy as the first pharmacy to join its lineup of retail brands that already includes major names like Macy’s, Target, American Eagle, Mobil, Best Buy and ToysRus. Mashable ).
104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015)
DECEMBER 2, 2014
Looking at marketing surveys and studies from the past year, a few trends are clear, among them that buyers are firmly (and increasingly) in control of the purchase cycle. In response, marketers are producing an increasing amount and variety of content to support all stages of the decision process. What do marketers rate as the single most valuable SEO tactic? Marketing Land ).
Does Retail Understand The Untethered Consumer?
JUNE 16, 2013
digital marketing. marketing podcast. Episode #362 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. While many companies were still lamenting a basic website back in the nineties, Gary Schwartz was already imagining how content, voice and mobility would change how we connect to one another. and the brands that serve us. For over a decade, Gary has been a leader in the mobile industry. He published his first book, The Impulse Economy - Understanding mobile shoppers and what makes them buy , and appeared on this podcast back in 2012.
Social Media Marketing: Burberry Launches New Campaign on 10 Social Platforms
The Realtime Report
JULY 11, 2012
Social Media Campaigns Burberry luxury brand retail social media campaignBurberry, a “digital darling” among luxury brands, recently launched its Autumn/Winter 2012 collection across 10 different social platforms, according to L2. YouTube has a series of short films about the collection. Instagram has a selection of campaign images.
Why You Should Tweet on Black Friday
NOVEMBER 21, 2012
Did you know that the first brand on Twitter was a retailer? The social media giant analyzed over 7,600 users and their site visitation and purchase behavior on over 700 retail brand websites during the busy back to school season. Internet users who used Twitter but were not exposed to retailer tweets, and another group who represented the average Internet user.
Pinterest Marketing for B2Bs
MARCH 17, 2014
Traditionally viewed as a hot spot for product retailers for most of its history, Pinterest has been virtually ignored by B2B companies looking to reach their target market. Follow the tips below to increase the potential of your Pinterest B2B marketing strategy. The more visual appeal, the better, especially in the world of B2B marketing. Think Visually. They should be.
The Future of Content Marketing is Now
MARCH 3, 2015
By Gini Dietrich Content marketing exhaustion. Content marketing overload. Content marketing is king. Because there is so much out there, a backlash around content marketing is building. And, when they realize it’s really bad, they’ll decide content marketing doesn’t work—instead of realizing they’re terrible at executing the tactic. Vision.
Just get us the Millennials! #Marketing #Fail
DECEMBER 30, 2014
“Just get us the millennials” This mind set is short-sighted and mindless old-school marketing at best! Millennial’s are just one demographic in your potential market and you need to think carefully before you focus entire marketing campaigns on them. Simply basing marketing on demographics alone is simplistic and patronizing. They’re social.
How To Organize A Brand Hackathon (And Why) – Interview With Betabrand’s Chris Lindland
The Realtime Report
NOVEMBER 27, 2012
Its fans are its biggest marketing asset, and the company uses its brand as a platform on which its customers can express themselves. Insights Social Media Case Studies Betabrand brand apps brand hack brand hackathon crowdsourcing online retail retailAsking your customers and fans to hack your brand is about as social as a social business can get. You The mission?
Ecommerce Retailers: To Pay Per Click or Not to Pay Per Click
MAY 12, 2012
Marketing your ecommerce store can be difficult. Since you’re selling things online, it’s best to market yourself online. One of the most common forms of online marketing that ecommerce merchants use is pay per click (PPC) advertising. Your marketing/advertising budget is limited – PPC requires that you spend money each and every day to attract visitors to your site.
Affiliate Marketing is Far From Dead
JULY 29, 2015
Affiliate marketing gets a pretty bad rap. Concerns involve the possible scrupulousness of affiliate marketing companies. There are definitely challenges with affiliate marketing, but they’ve been with the industry since its inception and can be handled with proper controls. Even Apple, the tech giant, has an affiliate marketing program. By Chris Kramer. Wrong. Monitor.
5 Top Online Marketing Trends for the Rest of 2013
JULY 1, 2013
Whether you work in the b2b world, in non-profit marketing or with a brick-and-mortar retailer, you know that having the right online presence can bring even more customers to your organization. While you may have a website and a Facebook page, there is much more to maintaining a successful online marketing presence. Mobile marketing will continue to grow.
Holiday Marketing Tips for Small Businesses
DECEMBER 6, 2012
Most of the focus of the season goes to the big-box retailers, who manage to sell flat screen TVs for $10, or so it seems. It only makes sense that businesses should try to make the most of social media as well as other marketing tactics during the holidays. Let’s explore some types of internet marketing that retailers can use during the holidays: · Email.
5 Smart Marketing Strategies for Niche Businesses
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 6, 2016
As marketers, we usually prefer popular brands or companies (such as those in the food, digital, or retail sector) whenever we handle advertising campaigns. Just like these companies, you need to think outside the box in order to maximize the efforts of your niche marketing project. When it comes to niche products and services, you will need customized marketing strategies. 1.
Why 2016 Will Be the Year of Video Marketing
Convince & Convert
APRIL 8, 2016
The fact of the matter is, if you didn’t include a video marketing strategy as part of your broader content marketing plan, you’re missing out. It’s a chance to take your marketing strategy into the stratosphere. It’s a fresh start—a chance to do marketing better. And Here are just some of the many reasons 2016 is the year of video marketing. 1. The good news?
Email Still Trumps Social Media for Online Marketing
OCTOBER 19, 2013
Email marketing wins more online customers than Facebook and Twitter, but it lags behind organic search. The introduction of disruptive technologies and tools over the last few years has spawned enormous changes in online marketing. The good old-fashioned marketing method still provides the biggest bang for the buck when it comes to reaching and retaining high-value customers online.
Top 15 Social Media Marketing Blog Posts Of 2015
DECEMBER 21, 2015
The 15 most-read posts on our social media marketing blog in 2015! CLEVER WAY ONE RETAILER BRINGS PINTEREST FROM ONLINE TO IN-STORE. This weekend I walked in to World Market, a speciality retailer selling mostly home decor, and walked out with something I wasn’t planning to purchase—all because of Pinterest. SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING: PROCESS MATTERS. Here they are.
The Complete Marketing Communications Measurement Guide
OCTOBER 16, 2012
While the vision of the blog is to change the perception of the PR industry, we also talk a lot about marketing, advertising, search engine optimization, social media, and entrepreneurship. The very first thing you need to do is figure out why you’re using social media and how it integrates with the rest of your marketing and communications. love that. Starting a Business.
How Marketers Can Get Back to Modern Marketing
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
His post looked at the whole “back to school” process and mindset from a retail perspective. He took us along as he, like so many of us, made the trek to their favorite retailers to load up their children with all the necessary and obligatory supplies and apparel. Marketers Go Back to School, Too.
From Social to Local to Mobile
Direct Marketing Observations
NOVEMBER 9, 2012
By your actions of buying smart phones at an alarming rate, by snapping up tablets like they’re going out of style, you have made it known to retailers that these are the new weapons of not only commerce, but online commerce as well. Theese social tools and platforms and these mobile devices have combined to strike fear into retailers far and wide. Those times are over.
Tools for Mobile Marketing Strategy Success
MARCH 24, 2015
By James Prideaux We all know any successful marketing campaign starts with a sound strategy, and a mobile marketing strategy is no exception. Unfortunately, while mobile continues to grow in its importance as a marketing tactic, many marketers still lack the tools and knowledge to develop a sound and integrated mobile marketing strategy. So why the big fuss?
The Challenge of Online Selling for CPGs
MARCH 23, 2013
From the graph above, it is easy to see why CPG online retailers believe that it is a simple matter of being a great online marketer. CPG CPG brands have invested millions of dollars in creating robust brand sites and digital marketing campaigns—all in the interest of engaging loyal buyers. CPGs online retailers must rely on creative strategies to increase direct site sales.