The main rule for acing your back-to-school marketing is basically the same as any math or history exam: Come prepared. And in 2019, with so much digital technology in the hands of consumers, it also helps to be willing to experiment. Make sure to keep an eye on results throughout the season and focus on what works. With a flexible omnichannel platform like Selligent Marketing Cloud, you can make changes on the fly and adjust your initiatives as needed, also supported by marketing-specific A.I.
Black Friday will soon be here, marking the kickoff to the holiday shopping season. While an American tradition, it is becoming increasingly popular in Europe and has succeeded in creating a place for itself among the end-of-the- year traditions.
This eBook will present some of the key ingredients in the secret sauce for successful customer loyalty and customer retention marketing. It presents five marketing strategies to drive engagement with a long-term perspective. Drawing on the latest engagement marketing technologies, these insights are supplemented by cases from Selligent Marketing Cloud clients, top brands that are at the forefront of creating and sustaining customer loyalty.
Migrating to a new marketing automation platform (MAP) is like moving into a new house. You have to itemize everything that’s moving with you, pack up all your data, and say goodbye to the way it was before. Forever. And it doesn’t end after you’ve shifted - you’re going to have to spend some time living out of boxes, gradually unpacking, and realizing you’d like to organize things a little differently as you go.
That having been said, most marketers consider platform migration a big headache.
Everybody in marketing is chasing today’s consumers as they hop from channel to channel on their digitally empowered customer journeys. Some marketers are more successful than others. Brands with integrated omnichannel touchpoints can let customers start researching a product on their laptop, receive related advertising on social, ask questions on chat, make the purchase on their phone, and pick up the product at their nearest store.
Retailers who can identify their customers and deliver hyperpersonalized engagement on any channel are the ones thriving in this new age of retail. As the old model of inventory-led retail becomes obsolete, forward-thinking marketers deliver a new generation of shopping experiences with a common focus: the individual consumer.
In our Personalization Handbook for Retail Marketers, we’ll provide a toolset of proven strategies and technologies to help marketers leverage personalization for longterm wins such as increased customer loyalty, spending frequency and lifetime value. Starting things off, we’ll discuss why hyper-personalization is the only constant in today’s rapidly changing retail landscape.
We’re living in the age of the customer, so it’s understandable that many companies are striving — and claiming — to be customer obsessed. yet many still fall short of creating superior customer experiences, even with sophisticated customer analytics in place, because of myopia and internal misalignment. The solution lies in a new customer insights paradigm: the next best experience (nBX). customer insights (ci) pros need to reevaluate their current analytics practices and embrace the nBX model to become truly customer obsessed.
What do Cristiano Ronaldo and Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson have in common – besides outrageous abs that is?! They are both bona fide superstars. They both made Forbes’ top 10 highest paid celebrities list for 2018, have millions of followers on social media, and are known the world over.
Here’s the reality for retail marketers today: personalization is no longer an option. It’s the key to keeping your customers engaged – and spending. Brands that get it right stand to gain a lot. Those who don’t, lose. Consider some of the major retailers that have failed in recent years.
Right now, consumers are driving two seemingly opposing trends: Accenture calls the first trend ‘From Me to We.’ As people grasp the importance of sustainable living, they are shifting from a purely selfish focus (give me what I want) towards actively pushing brands to become more responsible for their global footprint and the health of our planet (support the ideals we believe in).1
Every company markets to consumers differently. From call centers to emails to apps and aggregator sites, orchestrating a relationship marketing strategy requires a bespoke collection of marketing technologies. Marketers have the budgets to spend on CRM, email, mobile and data management, but fitting these capabilities together and ensuring they work with legacy business systems is not easy.
Marketing as you know it will never be the same. There’s a fundamental shift in relationships between brands and customers—fueled by smartphones, social media, and today’s
always-on, always-connected mentality. Marketers have access
to more customer data (big data) than ever before. But the quantity of data only matters if you’re smart about using it—to power 1:1 customer journeys.
Businesses today expect finance to play an extended role across departments, including IT, human resources, compliance, operations, sales, marketing, and most importantly, corporate strategy.To successfully deliver on this role, the finance function needs to play a bigger and visible role in real-time decision making and continuous planning. This report explores how, using cloud and analytics, finance leaders can leapfrog a few generations of technology and offer mature analytical feature/functionality and skills to the entire organization.
CMOs face a major dilemma: While 75% of CEOs want marketing to become more ROI-focused and attribute revenue to efforts, they’re also being tasked to innovate and lead their companies into the digital age. Read how the Oracle Marketing Cloud provides marketing leaders with data-driven solutions to unify marketing resources and empower Modern Marketing teams to deliver personalized customer experiences across each channel.
In order to appeal today’s empowered audiences, you have to deliver highly personalised marketing experiences that respond to their needs and behaviour. Read this report for actionable insight into customer-centric marketing.
Content marketing is driving the way marketing organizations are engaging their audiences. In our consumer-empowered world, it’s become more difficult for marketers to cut through clutter and a lot more challenging to garner loyalty with their audiences. That’s why smart content delivered in context will make you stand out in the crowd. Read the modern marketing essentials guide on Content Marketing now.
Adobe article that condenses/highlights key findings from the Econsultancy Digital Marketing in the Financial Services and Insurance
Sector 2017 Study, an in-depth, 5000+ word report covering FSI executives’ opinions on:
– General trends in retail banking, investment banking, and insurance
– Internal structures their companies are using to execute digital transformation
– The biggest threats/disruptions in the industry
– The biggest priorities in 2017 (leaders are focusing on both customer retention and customer acquisition, mainstream is focusing just
on customer retention)
– Main sources of sales and leads (digital + mobile are steadily increasing sources)
– Digital marketing budgets & investment areas (leaders are investing more in digital marketing automation and analytics)
– Use of the cloud and AI to automate analysis and marketing
– The importance of multichannel personalization
– Innovation in the types/formats of products/services provided (leaders are focusing on i
A fundamental people-process-technology transformation enables businesses to remain
competitive in today’s innovation economy. Initiatives such as advanced security, fraud detection
services, connected consumer Internet of Things (IoT) devices, augmented or virtual reality
experience, machine and deep learning, and cognitively enabled applications drive superior
business outcomes such as predictive marketing and maintenance.
Superior business outcomes require businesses to consider IT a core competency. For IT, an
agile, elastic, and scalable IT infrastructure forms the crucial underpinning for a superior service
delivery model. The more up to date the infrastructure, the more capable it is of supporting the
scale and complexity of a changing application landscape. Current-generation applications must
be supplemented and eventually supplanted with next-generation (also known as cloud-native)
applications — each with very different infrastructure requirements. Keeping infrastructure up
One of the key objectives of Adobe’s current advertising campaign is to explode the myth that ‘managing websites is hell’. We believe that in this day and age, the idea that website management is a nightmare should be a thing of the past.
The ERP market continues to shift rapidly as adoption of cloud-based systems increases and vendors add capabilities. Check out the cutting edge of what vendors are bringing to market, and consider why SAP S/4HANA Cloud software is a leader in enterprise management, professional services, and marketing, as well as a private cloud deployment option.
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