As AI Drives Marketing, Customers Still Clamor For Human Support

The post-pandemic retail shift to online was dramatic. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the most recent 2020 Annual Retail Trade Survey (ARTS) release, e-commerce sales increased by $244.2 billion or 43% in 2020, the first year of the pandemic, rising from $571.2 billion in 2019 to $815.4 billion in 2020.

50 Small Business Advertising Ideas to Consider in 2023

Advertising and marketing campaigns help businesses in nearly every location and industry spread the word about their offerings. The marketing strategy of a local business is likely to look different from a company that sells mainly online. Luckily, there are tons of different advertising avenues for each business to consider. Read on for a guide.

How to Improve Your Email Marketing for Valentine’s Day

WITH THE RIGHT digital marketing strategy in place, Valentine’s Day can be a great way to start your year off profitably. Here are 6 tips to improve your email marketing:

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Email remains the king of digital marketing and an important means of maintaining a relationship and communicating with your customers, according to Mike Clements, owner at BakeSmart.

Terminus Maximizes Marketers Ad Spend with Less Than 3% Fraud Rate

According to Terminus’ new ABM Benchmark Report: B2B Digital Advertising which offers best practices for branding, messaging and imagery, other ABM platforms report an average of 8-20% ad fraud rates. The total cost of ad fraud exceeded $81 billion in 2022, and is expected to increase to $100 billion by 2023, according to Statista research. With lower ad fraud and cost-per-mille (CPM) rates, Terminus customers consistently save money on ad fraud loss while achieving better targeting and reach on campaigns.

Sir Martin Sorrell: Performance Is A Lifeline For The Modern-Day Digital Ad Industry

When the economy is good, advertisers spend on branding. But that’s not the case when times are lean, Sir Martin Sorrell, executive chairman of S4 Capital, told AdExchanger. Serious economic headwinds and inflation, plus ongoing international conflicts, all impact advertising spend, and that means companies need to get choosier about their tech investments to keep growing competitively, said the former WPP CEO.

WhatsApp Newsletter: Future of e-mail marketing?

One platform that is quickly gaining popularity is WhatsApp. With its user-friendly interface, flexible format, and community-based features, WhatsApp newsletters are becoming a go-to choice for businesses looking to boost their marketing efforts.

New Ocean Health Solutions Promotes Marnie Hall to Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer

New Ocean Health Solutions is a leading software design and development company that empowers organizations to address population health through its broad enterprise mobile health management platform that includes health and well-being solutions that address chronic conditions, mental health, and lifestyle management.

The new era of commercial real estate can win by adopting the path of digital marketing

Digital marketing can be a powerful tool for commercial real estate companies looking to reach and engage with potential clients and customers. According to a survey by the National Association of Realtors, 48% of commercial real estate professionals use social media for marketing, and 41% use their company website for marketing. In addition, a survey by the Commercial Real Estate Development Association found that the most effective digital marketing tactics for commercial real estate professionals were email campaigns (57%), search engine optimization (53%), and social media (53%). Here are a few ways that commercial real estate companies can use digital marketing effectively:

What You Should Do in Your First 3 Months as Chief Marketing Officer

It’s difficult to argue that there is a more important role than the head of marketing for customer-facing businesses. With a looming recession on the horizon, ever-increasing inflation and high consumer expectations, brands are eager to hire a candidate for head of marketing that is ready to step up to the plate and take on the challenges that the position brings with it.

7 Reasons Your Business Should Invest in Digital Marketing Services

It’s the digital age, and it’s more important than ever for businesses to have a strong online presence. Social media rules the world, and no matter how good your service is, a bad website can end up being a turn off. You may have an idea how to do things, but aren’t reaching enough people. But with the right digital marketing services, you can get new customers and create an efficient lead generation strategy that drives long-term growth.

How EOS Hospitality drove $35 million in direct revenue with Revinate

Revinate empowers hoteliers to directly connect with their guests. Our Guest Data Platform and communication solutions unlock revenue for hoteliers and put them in control of the full guest experience — initial research, booking, check-in, throughout the stay, and even after check out — all via the communication channels that guests prefer, whether it's voice, text, email, or web. More than 12,000 hotels globally bank on Revinate to drive direct revenue and deliver delightful guest experiences.

13 Strategies to Increase Sales: Learn How to Sell Profitably

Sales is no longer about selling. The practice has evolved from focusing on simply closing leads to opening new and long-term relationships. Nowadays, businesses need to be more strategic and focus on building trust before pitching to prospects. Every business – no matter what it is or where it is – wants to increase sales. Some try tweaking their marketing strategies, enforcing sales performance management software, and perfecting their website. Others rely on sales analytics tools to forecast numbers and insights, only to get mixed results. But what if it didn’t have to be a trial-and-error approach? What if you could implement effective sales strategies that focus on the fundamentals and give straightforward solutions? If that sounds better than crossing your fingers and wishing, keep reading.

Houston expert: 5 marketing musts for business growth plans in 2023

Continued growth starts with goal setting and coming up with a marketing and business development strategy that fits the unique needs of a business. This works most effectively when a company’s management team ensures that marketing and sales are working in lockstep. They are two sides of the same coin and need to see themselves that way to maximize results and therefore profit.

How Your Website Can Turn Into Lead Generation For Your Law Firm

Generating leads is the number one challenge for most lawyers and law firms. Leads are getting harder and harder to come by using traditional marketing techniques like print ads or speaking engagements. With fewer quality leads coming in, and many marketing budgets remaining frozen, the cost per lead is increasing. Lawyers and law firms are increasingly turning to the online world for lead generation. Yet, using the web to generate leads is still something of a mystery for many law firms. How does a law firm begin to navigate the complex world of online lead generation and digital marketing? There are so many buzzwords to learn (inbound marketing, outbound marketing, tweets, impressions, conversions, bounce rate, etc.), and so many acronyms to decipher (SEO, SEM, PPC, CTM, CTC, etc.).

How retailers can beat the post-holiday sales slump

To beat the post-holiday sales slump, retailers can follow several strategies. One is to continue promoting discounts and sales to encourage consumers to continue shopping. Retailers can also offer special deals and promotions to encourage customers to redeem gift cards and keep spending. A robust, data-driven promotions strategy can help retailers reduce any excess post-holiday inventory and limit the decline in sales. Another strategy is to focus on customer experience. Retailers can create a positive and engaging shopping experience for their customers by offering personalized recommendations, providing excellent customer service, and offering in-store events and experiences.

Lead Generation: How To Get Started

Lead generation is a marketing process of capturing potential consumers who show interest in your product or service. In this piece, we’ll take a closer look at lead generation, discussing the different types of leads you could attract and providing some strategies and examples for lead gen that you can put to use right away.

Online Marketing Tips That Will Help You Succeed

If you have been looking for tips on online marketing, then you have come to the right place. This article will provide you with some of the most important information you need to succeed in your marketing campaign.

10 Email Marketing Techniques to Build and Maintain Strong Customer Relationships

Motiva AI today announced Motiva Generator™, a new product that combines the large language models (LLMs) created by OpenAI and Google with customers' own content and performance data. Motiva Generator is a new way for marketers to create highly effective messaging based on what types of content and personalized strategies have worked in the past. Generator leverages specific, historical data to actively tune and shape the content-writing capabilities of the best Large Language Models. New features combine the Large Language Models behind ChatGPT with company-owned data to produce more effective marketing content at a dramatically lower cost.

Why we care about search marketing

A combination of solid SEO and PPC strategies can boost your site's visibility in search engines, resulting in more traffic and conversions. This article will walk you through the basics of search engine marketing (SEM), the umbrella under which search engine optimization (SEO) and paid search (a.k.a., pay-per-click or PPC) sit. We’ll look at challenges facing marketers and best practices to meet them and the future of search marketing. The web is a big, busy place, so marketers competing for consumers’ time, attention and, most importantly, money must understand the critical role search plays in digital marketing — and how to use search to their advantage.