Published By: Monotype
Published Date: Jan 10, 2017
Without overstating the situation, it's safe to say there has been a seismic shift in the way brands and customers interact, and with it, an equally profound change in how brands must communicate, market, and relate to their customers. In this eBook, you’ll learn about three areas of particular importance—continuity, customers, and compliance—where type can help deliver on the experience today's consumers expect.
42% of consumers make the internet their first stop for healthcare information, ranking the web second to actual physicians. Following this trend, healthcare marketers have increased their investment in a variety of digital advertising channels such as native, video, mobile, content and more in order to better educate and inspire healthcare consumers.
But whatever digital channels healthcare marketers choose, the environment matters. Consumers make snap judgments about brands based on adjacency. Over two-thirds of your audience will feel less favorably towards a brand if its placed next to untrustworthy, offensive, or low-quality content. Fortunately for brands the flip side is also true, which is why it’s imperative that you guarantee ad placements that share digital space with premium content. With Oath’s reputation as a trusted publisher, healthcare brands can experience peace of mind knowing their consumers will make positive associations that will increase brand loyalty.
Published By: HP Inc.
Published Date: Feb 14, 2019
With a couple of swipes, a like and a share, what’s in today is gone tomorrow. Graphic design trends are changing rapidly, based on a fastspreading global pop culture that determines what’s hot, and what’s not, almost instantly.
In such a connected world, keeping pace with the right look and feel is essential. While a picture was once worth a thousand words, it’s now worth much more. If you don’t want your audience to bounce, basic is not enough.
By creating unique printed and digital assets that engage consumers and drive social media posts (and a whole lot of likes and shares), brands can leverage the “Instagram effect” to attract customers. Start with these trends, and keep reinventing!
Growing your enterprise is an ongoing priority. And, as the
application economy continues to expand, it’s likely that
you’re looking at digital business initiatives to fuel a significant
portion of that growth. Among the most promising objectives
of such a strategy are:
• Providing superior digital experiences for consumers
• Expanding markets and revenue streams through
• Connecting employees and partners to enterprise
data anywhere, anytime
• Launching innovative new services for the Internet
of Things (IoT)
Successfully executing a digital strategy requires the ability
to launch new apps and coordinate your digital presence with
partners. Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) create
the connectivity required to share enterprise data and digital
content with those apps and partners over the Internet.
APIs are a critical component of digital business—empowering
developers to build apps across any channel and enabling
partners to incorporate your dat
There’s no getting around it: Managing your online reputation is critical to a successful marketing strategy, as well as to the health and continued growth of your business. According to recent research, 87 percent of Americans say they trust online reviews
to help them choose which local businesses or services will receive their hard-earned dollars. What’s more, eCommerce agency Corra found 88 percent of consumers have avoided a company because of a bad review. As consumers increasingly rely on online reviews, businesses that leave their online
reputation to chance are at a severe disadvantage versus those with solid Online Reputation Management (ORM) programs in place. But where do you start? What You’ll Learn in This Guide
Online Reputation Management is a discipline that you can take on easily — step by step.This guide will take you through the basics of launching an ORM program in your
You’ll learn about:
• Defining your goals
• Where to focus your efforts
• How t
The past year ushered in some big changes for Online Reputation
Management (ORM) — and the practice has become indispensable for any
In 2017, review sources proliferated, consumers became more savvy about the validity of online
reviews, and the position of Chief Experience Officer started to gain traction among locationbased
organizations. ORM and SEO became increasingly intertwined as Google refined its search
algorithms with a strong emphasis on reviews and star ratings.
This year, expect to see these four trends move to the forefront:
1) Google will extend its dominance in online review volume and consumer exposure, eclipsing all
other specialty sites.
2) SEO will be reinvented as user-generated reviews weigh more heavily in search rankings.
3) The voice of the customer will no longer be siloed across disconnected categories.
4) Consumer feedback from reviews and social media will drive operational improvements.
Creating competitive advantage starts with a
sound digital strategy.
In a 2017 survey of healthcare consumers across the U.S. from a representative range of demographic groups, we found that 88% of consumers begin their search
for healthcare providers online. Consumers rely on search engines and review sites
to steer their decisions about where to go for care.
What consumers read about you online heavily influences their decision-making.
Your reputation is defined at every touchpoint a potential patient has with your
doctors and organization on the web — from the doctor or location listing, to patient
rating and reviews, to finding the right doctor and reading profiles on your website.
Done well, online reputation management (ORM) enables your providers to
generate a high volume of representative reviews from the “silent majority,”
while providing valuable insights to improve patient experience, make operational
improvements and drive new patient appointments.
Brand perception begins online, with the local online reputation of doctors, clinics and hospitals.
In late 2017, Reputation.com set out to understand how consumers use the internet to look
for healthcare services online, particularly when interacting with healthcare-related ratings
and reviews. We surveyed healthcare consumers across the U.S. in a representative range of
demographic groups for answers to some key questions:
• What are consumers and patients really looking for in online reviews?
• What ratings and review factors are most important when choosing a doctor?
• What sites are most used and trusted for this information?
Findings confirmed that online reviews are an essential part of the healthcare consumer’s
decision-making. In this report, we’ll look at the key findings in detail.
Live online chat is proving to be a successful way to fulfill consumers’ desire to connect with companies. In the Guided Economy, customers expect chat to be consistently easy and effective at answering their questions and resolving their issues.
It may seem hard to provide a consistent experience because each chat engagement poses a unique question on a unique subject from a unique customer. But by focusing on how best to engage with customers via chat, this channel can become one of your most powerful sales tools.
Published By: Sprinklr
Published Date: Mar 13, 2018
"With consumers increasingly flocking to social to talk to (and about) brands, it’s crucial for brands to think about social in a smart, tactical way. In this paper, Sprinklr and IBM partner to explore the full impact of social media on the business.
*This is a joint effort by Sprinklr and IBM Watson Marketing. To learn more about IBM Watson Marketing, visit ibm.com/watson/marketing"
How can you strike the right balance?
It’s paradoxical...and annoying. Our consumers want personalized, tailored experiences, but they hold their data cards close to the chest. After Cambridge Analytica, data breaches, and creepy advertising practices, the only way forward is to build (and maintain) trust with your audience.
Download this new report to learn:
How did we get here? With so much data at our fingertips, what went wrong?
How do consumers feel about personalization in 2018?
How to get ahead and stay ahead. What data to keep, and what to throw out.
Published By: Uberall
Published Date: Oct 08, 2018
One of the great advantages of the digital age is the vast amount of information and opinions that consumers are exposed to when making a buying decision. This gives enormous exposure to businesses, whether in a positive or negative way. With this significant increase in information, unbiased and authentic customer reviews become increasingly important to both consumers and businesses. There is a wide choice of rating portals and review platforms, that specialize in all types of industries and services.
Published By: Uberall
Published Date: Oct 08, 2018
Research shows that today’s in-store purchases tend to begin and end online. Even ready-tobuy
consumers research online for nearby stores, go in-store to buy, and often leave a review
about their experience. In turn, those reviews influence the purchasing decisions of your
future customers. This makes it crucial for businesses to have a voice in those conversations,
monitoring and responding to reviews and comments.
Fast-food giants McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King amongst others, have begun deploying self-order kiosks in their respective outlets. The burning question is: “Are self-order kiosks worth the hype and what is their potential return on investment?” While the hefty upfront investment might prove to be a determent for cost-conscious F&B establishments, the evidence has shown that the initial investments would more than pay off in the long run in the form of greater revenue, reduced waiting time and even an increase in both footfall and customer-satisfaction levels.
Download the whitepaper to learn how self-order kiosks—
• Can help chain restaurants enjoy huge revenue growth
• Can influence and alter the buying habits of consumers
• Can improve customer satisfaction levels and improve footfall by eliminating language barriers
Technology has drastically transformed the banking industry and the way in which consumers transact. Mobile banking is now the new normal. Many consumers, especially millennials prefer to do most if not all of their financial transactions via smartphone due to the convenience in which it offers. Even so, the popularity of mobile banking does not imply that the end of retail banking is near as research has shown that consumers still prefer retail banking for complex services such as loan applications, new account openings and advisory services.
Download the whitepaper to learn—
• How to build a bank of the future by leveraging the Internet of Things
• How to increase security, ease system management and reduce operational costs
• The benefits of migrating to a thin-client infrastructure and going paperless
Customer relationship management (CRM) systems are being implemented by a variety of companies looking for a competitive advantage in the global marketplace. Without customer loyalty, many companies won’t be able to thrive and grow. Today’s consumers are more demanding because they have a greater variety of choices, including doing business on the Internet and via automated phone systems. Many expect access to customer service 24 hours a day.
To bolster consumer trust in the foundation of ecommerce before it was irreparably damaged, several CAs and browser vendors came together to establish a higher security approach based on common standards: Extended Validation SSL certificates.
EV SSL is universally supported by all desktop browsers and provides an EV trust indication. All mobile browsers support EV SSL and some provide an EV indication.
Extended Validation SSL certificates have the highest impact on consumers, reassuring them that the site they are visiting is legitimate through visual cues in un-modifiable parts of the browser interface “chrome.”
For example, the latest versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and Apple Safari display the corporate name with a green background for sites protected by an Extended Validation SSL certificate.
Marketers have been limited to bland options for sending communications to consumers on their mobile phones. With the introduction of Apple's iPhone and operating systems like Google's Android and Palm's Pre/Pixi, now offering similarly rich user experiences, you have the opportunity to reach your customers, anywhere, any time, on their mobile devices.
In a time when consumers are in control of their content consumption, marketers need to integrate permission-based initiatives into their strategies. Learn how marketers are delivering original content through webinar programs to drive lead generation and customer relationship management.
Published By: Brightcove
Published Date: Sep 29, 2015
Higher-value content equates to better performance, and no other form of content creates value for consumers like video does. Utilizing video beyond just another type of content asset and more as a marketing program accelerator can turbocharge other marketing programs more effectively and increase total marketing ROI.
Through deep analysis of social data, we seek to discover opportunities for automotive companies to gain insight into consumers' nuanced, evolving perceptions. In this document, we discuss our research findings and explain the implications for automakers and their creative agencies.
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