Modern marketing is all about the customer. In order to succeed in a customer-centric market, companies must focus on the experience; they must empathize with and listen to customer feedback to continually improve the experiences they create and deliver. Companies that embrace human insights and get qualitative feedback from their customers (and not just survey data) are able to better relate to and connect with their buyers and customers in more meaningful ways. Collecting human insights is like putting yourself in the shoes of your customers to learn, understand and evolve with their needs. With
Like how the e-commerce revolution hit the shopping shores, be ready for another change in the form of blockchain technology. Whatever the challenges in the e-commerce industry, the blockchain promises to address quite a lot of them and make business easier for the seller as well as the buyer. To know how blockchain will have a positive benefit to the e-commerce industry, first, you need to know about the advantages of blockchain technology and the problems plaguing the e-commerce industry. What are the advantages of blockchain technology? The blockchain is a decentralized distributed ledger database.
Black Friday continues to be the most popular shopping day on the planet, with most of it in retail outlets. In fact, Black Friday is just a few weeks away, with shoppers and retailers everywhere gearing up for the event. Many have a love/hate relationship with it. On one hand, it can drive some major sales for businesses and customers can get some great pre-Christmas bargains. Yet, its popularity and size cause challenges for businesses as well. Notably in managing the scale of a Black Friday sale, of standing out from the crowd and meeting
Each month, I’d get a couple of thousand returning visitors through browser push notifications that we integrated. Unfortunately, the platform we chose is now shutting down so I had to find a new one. Worse, there’s no way of importing those old subscribers back to our site so we’re going to take a hit. For that reason, I needed to choose a platform that’s well-known and scalable. And I found it in OneSignal. Not only does OneSignal do push notifications for browsers, they’re also a one-stop shop for push notifications via mobile applications or by
Although developed from the mid-80s, the Internet wasn’t fully commercialized in the United States until 1995 when the last restrictions were dropped in order for the Internet to carry commercial traffic. It’s hard to believe that I’ve been working on the Internet since its commercial inception, but I’ve got the gray hairs to prove it! I’m truly lucky to have worked for a company back then that saw the opportunities and threw me headfirst into the technology. The number of innovations that the Internet has unleashed is beyond imagination. And today, it’s questionable whether or