Virtual Events Don’t Have to Suck: Marketing Departments Can Make Them Dazzle

We all participated in a lot of virtual events during the pandemic — every human interaction became a Zoom or Meets meeting. After two years of staring at screens, it’s hard to get people to tune into another boring virtual event or webinar. So, why are the best marketing teams investing in virtual events and webinars? When well executed, virtual events tell the brand’s story in a visual format and are able to capture a

The 6 Roadblocks to Going Global with Your E-Commerce

The shift to omnichannel selling is widely apparent, most recently supported by Nike’s move to sell on both Amazon and Instagram. However, the switch to cross-channel commerce isn’t easy. Merchants and suppliers struggle to keep product information consistent and accurate across all platforms – so much so that 78% of merchants simply can’t keep up with enhanced consumer demands for transparency. 45% of merchants and suppliers have lost $1+ mil in revenue due to challenges

The New Big Deal of Influencer Marketing – with Examples

I should start off by saying don’t miss Douglas Karr’s presentation on influencer marketing at Social Media Marketing World! What is Influencer Marketing? Basically, it means convincing influential people, bloggers or celebrities with big followings to promote your brand on their personal online accounts.  Ideally they would do it for free, but the reality is you pay to play. This is a growing market and the returns can yield your brand big success when activated