Brands and consumers are excited about RCS messaging, but without networks and major tech companies on board, adoption is far behind. Jennifer Cannon on August 29, 2019 Often referred to as SMS 2.0, rich communication services (RCS) deliver a media-rich, engaging messaging experience. The solution is an advanced form of SMS messaging which allows users … Continue reading Will Rich Communication Services (RCS) revolutionize business messaging?
Omnichannel Returns: Everything Old Is New Again by Sarah Mahoney , Staff Writer @mahoney_sarah, August 19, 2019 While digging into the consumer brands that won this year’s honors in CircleUp (see related story below), I got curious about how the investment firm is sizing up the D2C landscape. Patrick Robinson, a general partner at the company, … Continue reading Omnichannel Returns: Everything Old Is New Again
Ashley Lipman — July 28, 2019 — July 28, 2019 An omnichannel approach can help retail-based retailers in a number of ways. Studies show that businesses who adopt this approach have customer retention rates 91 percent higher than competitors who do not. In short, an omnichannel approach allows retailers to engage with consumers on a … Continue reading How to Stay Agile With an Omnicommerce Strategy
Ross Sibbald — April 2, 2019 Follow @https://www.twitter.com/rosssibbald — April 2, 2019 Digital communication has become the most commonly used and relevant form of communicating today. Instant gratification is now the norm and our smartphones are never far from our sides. As a marketer, you have to go the extra mile to capture your customer’s … Continue reading Why You Need to Include Email in Your Omnichannel Strategy
Maria Breaux — March 13, 2019 — March 13, 2019 Before you begin to investigate tactics for implementing an effective cross-channel advertising strategy, it’s important to take a broad view of your goals, data, and business. In this article, we look at the necessary elements you should have in place before getting tactical with your … Continue reading The First Steps to Creating a True Cross-Channel Advertising Strategy
An omnichannel strategy creates a comprehensive view of the customer’s journey to deliver the right message, at the right time, without pressure or over-solicitation. David Le Douarin on February 1, 2019 With the digitization of consumption patterns, being present on all channels is no longer enough to capture the attention of consumers. Multichannel strategy needs … Continue reading How does an omnichannel vision increase sales?
Having the ability to measure your brand affinity and customer loyalty impact on sales will become increasingly important in this world of virtual assistants. Rex Briggs on December 28, 2018 AI assistants are quite literally everywhere, and with the recent launch of new devices like the Echo Auto, they continue to become more and more … Continue reading Voice-based AI means brands must take an omnichannel approach with consumers
Why has the idea of omnichannel marketing fallen from favor? Columnist Lewis Gersh says it’s because of inflated expectations, rooted in some fundamental misunderstandings of the underlying technology. Lewis Gersh on December 5, 2018 Imagine trying to drive around the U.S. with no directions, no GPS and no street signs. How frustrating would that … Continue reading The best way to understand omnichannel is to work backward
Zsuzsa Kecsmar — October 30, 2018 Follow @zsuzsakecsmar — October 30, 2018 The word “omnichannel” has taken on a life of its own in the marketing world, but before it became a buzzword, retailers had already long been working to grow their sales by adding new channels into their mix. Now the same companies are … Continue reading Reaching More Retail Customers With an Effective Omnichannel Loyalty Program
Peter Csepregi — September 10, 2018 — September 10, 2018 If you are selling both online and in-store, then creating a great omnichannel experience is probably your top priority. Omni-channel loyalty programs are great at both boosting sales and nurturing customers, as they enable you to deliver engagement at every touchpoint. However, as an Onboarding … Continue reading How to Achieve an Omnichannel Experience by Integrating Your POS Into Your Loyalty Program