Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day is the 3rd largest retail holiday of the year with over $22.3 billion spent in just the United States. 35.5 % of Americans buy jewelry for Mother’s Day, a 6.8% annual increase year over year. In fact, overall Mother’s Day gift spending is expected to increase 10.5% year over year. Ever wonder why Mother’s Day is more prominent than Father’s Day? Did you know that Mother’s Day has been a national holiday more

The State of Mobile in the US

Mobile usage among consumers continues to skyrocket. 74% of growth was in smartphones with 79% of US Shoppers browsing and shopping on sites and apps. By 2016 mobile app revenues will hit $46 billion. To quantify what this dramatic shift means for brands the folks at Usablenet put together an infographic that demonstrates just how much mobile Internet usage is changing the way consumers interact with brands on the web. Usablenet powers mobile sites and

Why Your Business Should be Mobile-Ready for the Holidays

With Small Business Saturday and Black Friday coming up, this infographic seeks to explain why it’s so important to get your business mobile-ready for the holidays. Here are Six Reasons to Get Your Business Mobile-Ready for the Holidays from Tamara Weintraub, Content Marketing Manager, ReachLocal. Consumers Rely on Mobile They Look for Local Information They Use Mobile Search They Want Holiday Deals They Shop on Multiple Devices. They Read Email on Mobile Mobile Marketing is

2013 Email Marketing Calendar

Our friends at ExactTarget have published a great infographic that details dates for every company – especially retailers – to prepare some campaigns for. Consumers love sales… and holiday sales are king! Here’s a rundown of the major dates for United States throughout 2013: Labor Day – September 2 (Monday) Columbus Day – October 14 (Monday) Veterans Day – November 11 (Monday) Thanksgiving Day – November 28 (Thursday) Christmas Day – December 25 (Wednesday) To

Email Best Practices for the Holiday Season

Consumers love email marketing. In fact, when surveyed, consumers state that email is one of their favorite means of getting offers and discounts from the businesses that they work with. This holiday season will be no different and you need to plan accordingly. Test, segment and increase the frequency of your emails this holiday season and you can drive a lot more business! Martech Zone and Delivra have produced this infographic to help you plan