Ecrebo: Personalizing Your POS Experience

Advancements in technology are offering incredible opportunities for companies to improve the customer experience. Personalization isn’t just profitable for businesses, it’s appreciated by consumers. We want the businesses that we frequent to recognize who we are, reward us for our patronage, and make recommendations to us when the buying journey is underway. One such opportunity is being called POS Marketing. POS stands for Point of Sale, and it’s the equipment that retail outlets utilize to

The Benefits of Testing Coupons and Discounts

Do you pay a premium to acquire new leads, or offer a discount to attract them? Some companies won’t touch coupons and discounts because they fear devaluing their brand. Other companies have become dependent upon them, dangerously reducing their profitability. There’s little doubt whether or not they work, though. . While discounts are extraordinary at driving short-term gains, they can wreak havoc on your bottom line, and train every customer never to buy at full

26 Steps to Creating a Successful Ecommerce Business in 2015

By 2017, ecommerce sales are estimated to reach $434 billion in the United States. We’ve been actually developing this site to add some ecommerce solutions and strategies after testing some automated reporting solutions last year. Much more to come in the next few months – we promise! Ecommerce Platforms developed this infographic with ecommerce strategies that will help you develop a sustainable business and focus on what you should do to succeed, from targeting the

Does Discounting Devalue a Brand More than Free?

We were having a good discussion about my upcoming presentation at Social Media Marketing World about what kind of offer we could make to folks that attended my session or the event as a whole. The conversation came up with whether or not any discount or free option might devalue the work we would provide. One of the lessons I’ve learned is that once a price is set, the value is set. It doesn’t typically

Everything Retailers Need to Know about Discount and Coupon Strategies

Wow – as soon as I saw this infographic from VoucherCloud, a leading UK voucher and discount site, I knew I had to share it! The infographic is a comprehensive look at retail discounts, voucher strategies, loyalty cards and coupon marketing best practices for retailers. It provides the profile of a coupon user, tips and tricks for optimizing your campaigns, and a ton of examples from leading retailers. What I appreciate most is this quote

Signal: Communicate via SMS, Email, Twitter and Facebook

Signal is an integrated platform for businesses to manage, monitor and measure their marketing efforts across mobile, social, email and web channels. Basically, a CRM + mobile marketing + email marketing + social media management. We believe that the marketer’s job has become increasingly complex due to the rapid proliferation of marketing channels, and the tools to manage them. Our software helps companies easily manage their marketing efforts in one central place while providing a