Add a Sales Pop to Your Ecommerce Site

Social proof is critical when buyers are making a purchase decision on your ecommerce site. Visitors want to know that your site is trusted and that other people are buying from you. Too many times, an ecommerce site sits static and the reviews are stale and old… impacting new buyer decisions. One feature that you can add, literally, in a few minutes is a Sales Pop. This is the lower left popup that tells you

Playoff: Add a Gamification Layer Into Any System

Implementing gamification strategies is a great way of motivating your target to move to the next level. If you have an existing software or process that you would like to add a layer of gamification to and you don’t have the time to have your own team of developers build a full solution, then Playoff provides a rapid, ideal alternative. Playoff is a powerful rules engine that can be easily integrated via SDK API into any

The Science of Scent Marketing

Each time that I get home from a busy day, especially if I’ve spent a lot of time on the road, the first thing I do is light a candle. One of my favorites is a sea salt driftwood candle called Calm. A few minutes after lighting it, I’m feeling pretty good and… I’m calm. The science behind smell is fascinating. Humans have about 50 different smell receptors that help us discern more than a

Video Marketing Trends for 2019

One area that I’ve been focused on with my clients is video. While there’s a ton of buzz around video, my concern is that it’s a similar buzz that we continue to see with social media. Everyone is doing it, but very few are doing it well. The video marketing strategies that I see that perform well require quite a bit of research, pre-planning, quality recording, great lighting, fantastic audio, and outstanding editing. Everyone is