Marketing Trends: The Rise of the Ambassador and Creator Era

2020 fundamentally changed the role social media plays in consumers’ lives. It became a lifeline to friends, family and colleagues, a forum for political activism and a hub for spontaneous and planned virtual events and get-togethers.  Those changes laid the groundwork for trends that will reshape the social media marketing world in 2021 and beyond, where leveraging the power of brand ambassadors will impact a new era of digital marketing. Read on for insights on

Digital Transformation and the Importance of Integrating a Strategic Vision

One of the few silver linings of the COVID-19 crisis for companies has been the necessary acceleration of digital transformation, experienced in 2020 by 65% of companies according to Gartner. It’s been on fast-forward since businesses across the world have pivoted their approach. As the pandemic has kept many people avoiding face-to-face interactions in stores and offices, organizations of all types have been responding to customers with more convenient digital services. For example, wholesalers and B2B companies

Need Help Marketing to Technical Audiences? Start Here

Engineering isn’t a profession as much as it is a way of looking at the world. For marketers, considering this perspective when speaking to highly discerning technical audiences can be the difference between being taken seriously and being ignored. Scientists and engineers can be a tough audience to crack, which is the catalyst for the State of Marketing to Engineers Report. For the fourth year in a row, TREW Marketing, which focuses exclusively on marketing to technical

7 Coupon Strategies You Can Incorporate For The Pandemic To Drive More Conversions Online

Modern problems require modern solutions. While this sentiment rings true, sometimes, good old marketing strategies are the most effective weapon in any digital marketer’s arsenal. And is there anything older and more fool-proof than a discount? The commerce has experienced a ground-breaking shock brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. For the first time in history, we observed how retail shops deal with a challenging market situation. Numerous lockdowns forced customers to shop online. The number

Applying AI To Build Out The Perfect Buying Profile and Deliver Personalized Experiences

Businesses are constantly looking for ways to improve both the efficiency and effectiveness of their operations. And this will only become a more important focus as we continue to navigate the complex and volatile COVID-stricken commercial climate. Fortunately, ecommerce is thriving. Unlike physical retail, which has been significantly impacted by pandemic restrictions, online sales are up. During the 2020 festive season, which is typically the busiest shopping period each year, UK online sales were up by

Why Resilient B2B Commerce Is The Only Way Forward For Manufacturers And Suppliers Post COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has cast clouds of uncertainty in the business landscape and resulted in a shutdown of several economic activities. As a result, businesses are likely to witness a paradigm shift in supply chains, operating models, consumer behavior, and procurement and sales strategies. It is vital to take proactive steps to put your business in a secure position and accelerate the recovery process. Business resilience can go a long way in adapting to unforeseen

Ecommerce Statistics: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Lockdowns on Retail and Online

The impact of the pandemic has definitely made both winners and losers this year. While small retailers were forced to close their doors, consumers worried about COVID-19 were driven to either order online or visit their local big-box retailer. The pandemic and associated government restrictions have disrupted the entire industry and we’ll most likely see the ripple effects for years to come. The pandemic accelerated consumer behavior. Many consumers were skeptical and continued to hesitate

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