If you're still struggling to understand how social really impacts your brand health, it's time to get focused. This step-by-step guide shows you how brands win big by engaging consumers in the purchase path.
Online video plays a critical role in today's digital marketing strategies for engaging with consumers. With a majority of U.S. web users regularly watching video, the potential for online video is clear: It can effectively drive clicks and conversions, turning casual consumers into loyal customers. Conversion is one of the most powerful and easily measurable benefits of video. A well-placed video supporting complex products and services can create up to a 90% conversion uplift.
It’s well known that social content has been proven to increase traffic, engagement, and sales – especially during the holidays. This step-by-step guide will help ensure you're setup for social success this holiday season and into 2014.
Published By: Lumeris
Published Date: Aug 04, 2014
Providers need new engagement strategies and workflows, such as those offered by Lumeris, which empower consumers to make educated health choices and become partners in their own wellness. In turn, patients need the right support from their providers, in innovative, high-touch forms, so they can make the right health care and financial choices for themselves and their families. Lumeris offers five strategies for effective consumer engagement, as well as the high-touch, technological know-how to activate patients.
Industry leaders are engaging in multichannel integration for some very good reasons. More effective cross-channel strategies lead to more satisfied consumers as well as more efficient, more profitable retail operations. In fact, as the survey indicates, consumers expect integrated multichannel experience from their favorite brands.
Published By: SundaySky
Published Date: Mar 06, 2018
A Fortune 500 home improvement retailer turned to personalized video advertising in support of its companywide commitment to drive online transactions and revenue. By combining personalization with the alreadyengaging video medium, the top 10 Internet retailer aimed to provide a captivating ad experience that would differentiate the brand in a fiercely competitive market and drive online sales. The brand had already committed to engaging consumers on a 1-to-1 basis across all channels, and as such, partnered with SundaySky to extend this approach to its video advertising.
Published By: Oracle OMC
Published Date: Nov 30, 2017
The act of engaging with a customer or buyer is hardly a new concept. Nor is the inherent need to do so in order to achieve success. Companies initially had control of the relationship because they controlled the information. When consumers received the advantage of online access, they took the lead. But the terms
of engagement have changed again. Because of the mobile app, the power has shifted back to the marketing department.
Digital transformation is a reality for marketers that is wrapped in both opportunities and headaches. Marketers understand the choices and expectations that their customers now have, and they are up for the challenge. But marketers also have many obstacles to overcome to deliver the consistently good, timely and engaging customer experience, across devices, that customers demand.
The good news is that the marketing technology industry is rapidly evolving to address these challenges. And in the same way that consumers have an abundance of choices, marketers also have many options when it comes to choosing partners to help. But where to start, and how to choose the right partners?
Digital Business Demands Better
In your organization, you’ve probably heard
questions like these asked of the application
development and/or infrastructure and operations
> Why can’t our software development teams keep up with new business
> Why are we always waiting on infrastructure teams?
> Why do our business initiatives become outdated before their required software is
> Is our software development team aligned with corporate goals like engaging
younger consumers on their mobile devices?
Published By: Qualtrics
Published Date: Aug 20, 2018
In today’s era of immediacy, consumers are more demanding than ever. To keep up with customer
expectations, brands are starting to invest in Voice of the Customer (VoC) programs that employ a
Ask any CX, research, or marketing executive, and they will tell you that gone are the days when the
customer marketing landscape was represented by a one-way dialogue for engaging prospects. Today,
market leaders are shifting their listening and response mechanisms faster as VoC programs represent a
huge opportunity for driving loyalty and increased sales.
A recent study sponsored by American Express®—the American Express Global Customer Service
Barometer—showed that U.S. consumers are twice as likely to tell others about a bad service than
they are to share about a positive experience.¹
In the new digital economy, competition, consumer engagement, and operational effectiveness are fundamentally changing, and accelerating. New competitors are redefining the landscape at unprecedented rates. Building and keeping trust mean delivering exceptional brand experiences, every time, via agile processes that balance consumer needs with cost to serve. One size does not fit all. Engaging consumers and capitalizing on new opportunities depend on the capacity to identify, act on, and deliver high-value experiences and outcomes like joy, confidence, security, and control, all in the span of a moment, exactly where and when a consumer or business need arises. Miss the moment, miss the opportunity.
"More than $1 million of e-commerce revenue is generated every 30 seconds, as millions of consumers purchase billions of products online. And these days, shopping is getting social. People aren’t just engaging on social media sites, but buying through them, too.
As constant changes to mobile technology and e-commerce tools continue to reshape how consumers interact with brands and retailers, social commerce is here to stay.
This white paper serves to help brands and retailers understand the state of social commerce today and its implications for connecting to customers, optimizing e-commerce operations and growing sales channels."
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Mar 22, 2018
The Engagement Economy—the reality that we consume and market in today—is a new era where everyone and everything is connected. And in this reality, consumer expectations have shifted to require more from the brands they buy from—they seek a personal relationship that offers them value wherever they are and whenever they are ready to engage. As the Engagement Economy matures, marketers must rapidly transform their strategies, methods, and tactics in order to stay relevant. The State of Engagement offers insights on engagement from over 2,000 global consumers and marketers.
Download The State of Engagement to explore how:
Consumers feel marketers are faring in making them feel wanted, understood, and connected to their brands
Marketers and their organizations are engaging their consumers, employees, and partners
Marketers can address the gaps between their activities and consumer perception
Digital transformation is a reality for marketers that is wrapped in both opportunities
and headaches. Marketers understand the choices and expectations that their
customers now have, and they are up for the challenge. But marketers also have many
obstacles to overcome to deliver the consistently good, timely and engaging customer
experience, across devices, that customers demand.
The good news is that the marketing technology industry is rapidly evolving to address
these challenges. And in the same way that consumers have an abundance of choices,
marketers also have many options when it comes to choosing partners to help. But
where to start, and how to choose the right partners?
Published By: CrowdTwist
Published Date: Jul 25, 2018
Over the last decade customer-brand relationships have become more and more digitized. Companies have enjoyed access to new technologies, new capabilities, and greater access to customer data. In turn, consumers have become better informed and able to connect with brands with greater flexibility and convenience. However, concerns around mismanagement of customer data, the proliferation of fake news, high profile retailer database breaches, and the Cambridge Analytica scandal has contributed to an erosion of trust between consumers and brands and demands for data privacy. What can brands do to overcome consumer skepticism? What keeps a customer coming back in 2018? And what can brands do to demonstrate relevancy and provide value?