Drip: What’s an Ecommerce Customer Relationship Manager (ECRM)?

An Ecommerce Customer Relationship Management platform creates better relationships between ecommerce stores and their customers for memorable experiences that’ll drive loyalty and revenue. ECRM packs more power than an Email Service Provider (ESP) and more customer-focus than a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform. What’s an ECRM? ECRMs empower online store owners to understandevery unique customer—their interests, purchases,and behaviors—and deliver meaningful, personalized customer experiences at scale by using collected customer data across any integrated marketing channel.

Common Mistakes Businesses Make When Choosing A Marketing Automation Platform

A marketing automation platform (MAP) is any software that automates marketing activities. The platforms normally provide automation features across email, social media, lead gen, direct mail, digital advertising channels and their mediums. The tools provide a central marketing database for marketing information so communication can be targeted using segmentation and personalization. There is a great return on investment when marketing automation platforms are implemented correctly and fully leveraged; however, many businesses make some fundamental mistakes

Multichannel E-commerce Strategies for a Changing Holiday Season

The idea of Black Friday and Cyber Monday as a one-off blitz day has shifted  this year, as large retailers advertised Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals across the entire month of November. As a result, it has become less about cramming a one-off, single-day deal into an already crowded inbox, and more about building a longer-term strategy and relationship with customers throughout the entire holiday season, surfacing the right ecommerce opportunities at the right times

How to Pass and Store a Salesforce Contact ID with Gravity Forms and WordPress

My Salesforce Partner agency is working with an enterprise organization right now to implement Salesforce, Marketing Cloud, Mobile Cloud, and Ad Studio. Their websites are all built on WordPress with Gravity Forms, a fantastic form and data management tool that has a ton of capabilities. As they deploy campaigns via Marketing Cloud in email and Mobile Cloud in SMS, we’re configuring their account and processes to always pass the Salesforce Contact ID to any landing

Channable: Feed Your Products To Price Comparison Websites, Affiliates, Marketplaces, and Ad Networks

Reaching audiences where they are is one of the greatest opportunities of any digital marketing strategy. Whether you’re selling a product or service, publishing an article, syndicating a podcast, or sharing a video – placement of those objects where there’s an engaged, the relevant audience is critical to your business’ success. It’s why virtually every platform has both a user interface and a machine-readable interface. Looking back on this year, lockdowns turned retail and ecommerce