Marketers should not only focus on interacting with customers only at specific moments throughout their retail journey. Reaching out to customers only when they first become a customer, when they make a purchase, or when they start looking elsewhere isn’t going to build the kinds of strong relationships that today’s retailers need. You have to keep in touch throughout the customer journey.
Digitalization is important for marketing, the customer experience, and business. Nothing sinks the fortunes of a company in the eyes of a customer experience professional more than a website that doesn’t do what, from its appearance, it is designed to do. Taking advantage of digitization can help.
Marketing automation can help with marketing and sales alignment. Marketing can use automation software to create email templates for sales to use for more consistent messaging, better sharing of data, and an improved customer experience.
Consolidating to a single, unified marketing automation platform helps you: scale, segment data for effective campaigns, and develop programs to give customers targeted content. Read on to see how you can further benefit.
Paring down to a single, unified instance or Oracle Eloqua helps simplify your systems, allows you to scale and build a new demand funnel and scoring model, and deliver the right information to the right customers at the right time. Read on to find out what other efficiency gains you can make.
For marketers looking to build long-term loyalty, creating a ‘habit-forming’ site or app is the ultimate digital experience goal. Unlike those that push for conversion at every turn, these are the brands that prove so successful in building customer loyalty and generating positive associations in the long term. They are the brands that get bookmarked and saved, where people build wish lists, and where they return when they need a little retail therapy. In the short term they...
Both risks and rewards come with the use of data. Information can be misused, but it can also help you better understand and interact with customers. If you can justify your data management practices and are acting ethically, you will that you are able to communicate with customers with more far precision, quality, and reverence.
When it comes to product adoption, no one team can own the transformation. Here’s a checklist for defining and managing a path to value by: assessing the current state, expanding product knowledge, setting a path to value, establishing accountability.
In the world of commerce, the use of visual and voice searches is increasing. Over the last several months, voice and visual queries have surged, particularly over the last holiday shopping season. This should hardly be a surprise when you realize that just about everyone with a smartphone has a voice-enabled device. Therefore, retailers have to adapt and use visual search as one of their tactics to engage with customers.