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

How to Boost Your Sales Post Purchase With An Effective Customer Retention Strategy

In order to thrive and survive in business, business owners must embrace a lot of techniques and tactics. A customer retention strategy is critical because it’s far more effective than any other marketing strategy when it comes to increasing revenues and driving a return on your marketing investment. Acquiring a new customer can cost five times more than retaining an existing customer. Increasing customer retention by 5% can increase profits from 25 to 95%. The success rate of selling to a customer

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

WPML: Translate Your WordPress Site With This Multilanguage Plugin and Optional Translation Services

WPML is the standard in the industry for developing and translating your content on a multilingual WordPress site. I am currently running the GTranslate plugin on Martech Zone in order to do simple, multilingual machine translation. This has expanded our reach globally as well as driven search engine traffic to my site. We’re working on deploying a site for a client right now that has a significant Hispanic population. While a plugin like GTranslate can