Holiday sales


Are you ready for Small Business Saturday?

Nov 24, 2015 - Marketers are preparing to pull out all the stops to compete for consumers' attention during the most epic shopping weekend of the holiday season. Here's how SMBs can get in on the action. Comments

One profile to serve them all: how a unified customer view drives mar-tech bliss

one-ring-to-rule-flickr-13583362554-97d89bede0-b Nov 24, 2015 - In anticipation of Black Friday, we explain the advantages of a universal consumer profile; improving B2C interactions via personalization and enhancing the customer journey. Comments

Cyber Friday: Why this is the year Black Friday will play out online

mobile-first-christmas-8302267342-3a909e4dd7-z Nov 19, 2015 - As the countdown to Black Friday continues, this year's mad dash to high profit margins will be characterized by a cross-device digital marketing approach, with emphasis on mobile. Comments

Don’t let your customers walk away from their carts

mobile-phone-shopping-flickr-22257890101-7cb64bb1c6-z Nov 18, 2015 - E-commerce retail brands can use these four strategies to decrease cart abandonment rates and optimize their marketing campaign strategies during the holiday shopping season. Comments

Brands strategize as Black Friday moves online

empty-christmas-mall Nov 16, 2015 - By denouncing the practice of opening on Thanksgiving, retailers are getting in the public's good graces and boosting their e-commerce efforts as holiday shopping becomes more digital. Comments

Starbucks shows the power of silence during the red cup controversy

starbucks-redcups Nov 13, 2015 - Starbucks' plain red holiday cup has been oddly polarizing. But rather than defend itself against the controversy, the brand came out ahead by letting its fanbase do the talking. Comments

When should you start your holiday marketing?

shutterstock-119289862 Nov 11, 2015 - Each year, holiday marketing seems to start earlier and earlier - but is it too early? Use this guide to determine when to start your email, social and search this holiday season. Comments

Outstream video: the secret weapon for retailers

gifts-xmas Nov 11, 2015 - A fiscally conservative alternative to pre-roll ads, here's why retailers should consider using outstream video to showcase brand content during the holiday shopping season. Comments

Why your holiday marketing strategy needs unboxing videos

opening-box Nov 5, 2015 - Unboxing videos are taking YouTube by storm, and retailers like Toys"R"Us are experiencing high levels of engagement after including this tactic into their holiday marketing strategy. Comments

5 strategies for last-minute Halloween marketing on Twitter

halloween-twitter-flickr Oct 29, 2015 - Thanks to the advent of social media, it's never too late to launch time-sensitive holiday campaigns. Here's how you can use Twitter to engage with consumers right before Halloween. Comments

Frequency matters: 5 keys to finding the 'Goldilocks Zone'

goldilocks-zone Oct 28, 2015 - Finding the right balance of communication frequency for email campaigns can be complex. Here's how to ensure that subscribers are receptive to your messages this holiday season. Comments

Holiday shopping and search behaviors in moments

cyber-monday-flickr-11184349836-ea2bfb1da8-z Oct 27, 2015 - Real-time mobile micro-moment search has changed how consumers shop retail both online and in-store. Here's how marketers can cater to this behavioral shift during the holiday season. Comments

Holiday shopping: what shoppers and retailers are really thinking

storm-trooper-shopping-flickr-5278223836-b8dd3ae6e1-z Oct 23, 2015 - Brands can use consumer expectations to dictate campaign strategy. Here's how targeting with special promotions can help marketers gain a competitive edge during the holiday season. Comments

5 holiday shopping trends to watch

samsung-smartphone Oct 22, 2015 - Advertisers that are currently in the process of churning out holiday marketing campaigns in anticipation of the upcoming shopping season should take note of these five digital trends. Comments

How to construct the perfect marketing email

dartboard43 Oct 22, 2015 - "Perfect" is subjective, but new data shows the optimal number of words in a subject header and what kind of language to use in a promotion, among other traits that make the ideal email. Comments

Where does social media fit in the holiday shopping season?

shutterstock-160880582 Oct 21, 2015 - Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram may not be able to compete with Amazon for e-commerce, but the platforms' recent slew of offerings show they came to play this holiday season. Comments

How to remarket your way to a better ROI

jasperjohns-targetwith4-faces-flickr-7139617873-53b3dd2b60-z Oct 20, 2015 - Remarketing provides marketers with another opportunity to target and convert potential customers. Here's how you can effectively execute this and ultimately earn greater ROI. Comments

What can marketers do now that Amazon Text Ads are a no go?

amazon-text-ads-do-not-pass-go Oct 19, 2015 - Now that Amazon Text Ads are obsolete and the holiday shopping season is just weeks away, PPC marketers need to regroup and consider alternative platforms for their ad campaigns. Comments

Your 5 Mobile Musts This Holiday Season

holiday-mobile-shopping-shutterstock-232253863 Sep 28, 2015 - The holiday shopping season is inarguably the most important time of year for marketers. As trends in e-commerce shift towards mobile, consider these tips to optimize your strategy. Comments

8 Items to Get Your Holiday Season off to a Head Start

holiday-email Sep 23, 2015 - The holiday shopping season is right around the corner and marketers are applying the final touches to campaign strategies. Use this checklist to determine how prepared you are. Comments

3 Overlooked Holiday Planning Must-Haves

shutterstock-160880582 Sep 2, 2015 - Marketers can boost holiday shopping sales with campaigns that resonate with consumers if these three e-commerce essentials are incorporated into their marketing strategy. Comments

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