Digital Marketing Trends & Predictions

Precautions made by companies during the pandemic significantly disrupted the supply chain, consumer buying behavior, and our associated marketing efforts this last couple of years. In my opinion, the greatest consumer and business changes happened with online shopping, home delivery, and mobile payments. For marketers, we saw a dramatic shift in the return on investment in digital marketing technologies. We continue to do more, across more channels and mediums, with less staff – requiring us

7 Influencer Marketing Trends Expected in 2021

As the world emerges from the pandemic and the aftermath left in its wake, influencer marketing, not unlike a vast majority of industries, will find itself changed. As people were forced to rely on virtual instead of in-person experiences and spent more time on social networks instead of in-person events and meetings, influencer marketing suddenly found itself at the forefront of an opportunity for brands to reach consumers through social media in meaningful and authentic

Seven Nagging Problems with Social Commerce

Social commerce has become a big buzzword, yet many shoppers and many sellers are holding back on “going social” with their buying and selling. Why is this? For many of the same reasons it took many years for e-commerce to seriously compete with brick-and-mortar retail. Social commerce is an immature ecosystem and concept, and it will simply take time for it to challenge the well-oiled transacting universe that e-commerce has become today. The issues are

10 Ecommerce Trends You Will See Implemented in 2017

It wasn’t too long ago that consumers weren’t really that comfortable entering their credit card data online to make a purchase. They didn’t trust the site, they didn’t trust the store, they didn’t trust the shipping… they just didn’t trust anything. Years later, though, and the average consumer is making more than half of all their purchases online! Combined with purchasing activity, an incredible selection of ecommerce platforms, an unending supply of distribution sites, and

Rethink Social Media’s Impact on Traffic and Commerce

We continue to educate businesses on the myth of attribution and the under-reported impact that social media has across marketing efforts. Because technology is lacking and it’s difficult to attribute sales to social media does not mean that it doesn’t happen. In fact, the statistics speak to the opposite: 71% of consumers are more likely to make a purchase based on social media referrals 78% of respondents said that companie’s social media posts impact their