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Understanding The Customer Beats Lowering Prices

by Laurie Petersen, Columnist, January 9, 2017   In their new book, The Intuitive Customer, authors Colin Shaw and Ryan Hamilton contend that companies experiencing plateaus in their Net Promoter Scores cannot combat declining customer loyalty by cutting prices and focusing on cost. “Understanding why customers do what they do allows you to predict what they will … Continue reading Understanding The Customer Beats Lowering Prices

June retail sales data beats expectations

Markets and economy reporter Consumer spending picked up in June, fuelled by categories such as electronics. Photo: Getty Images Retail sales surged in June, easily beating expectations, as consumers and small businesses opened their wallets to spend on electronics, furniture, housewares and do-it-yourself renovations and hardware. The Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday seasonally-adjusted … Continue reading June retail sales data beats expectations

Why Email Marketing Beats Social Media in Lead Generation, And What You Can Do About It

KC ClaveriaJune 14, 2015 Social media has many legitimate marketing uses. When used right, social lets you build a genuine relationship with your customers. It helps you find out what people are saying about your brand and it enables you to share interesting content with your audience. Regardless of whether they’re in B2B or B2C, … Continue reading Why Email Marketing Beats Social Media in Lead Generation, And What You Can Do About It

5 Research-Based Findings Show Content Marketing Beats Native Advertising

Columnist Kelsey Libert delves into the data that show why you should be looking to content marketing to drive SEO value and boost your rankings. Kelsey Libert on May 29, 2015 Based on HubSpot’s “State of Inbound 2014–2015” report, the companies with the highest ROI focus on blogging, organic search, and content amplification. As the … Continue reading 5 Research-Based Findings Show Content Marketing Beats Native Advertising

Mobile Video Ad “Viewability” Beats Desktop By 30 Points

Google research finds only 53 percent of PC video advertising is viewable. Greg Sterling on May 11, 2015 Last December Google released research that showed 56 percent of online display ads weren’t ever seen. This startling finding was generally consistent with older studies (e.g., comScore) that showed a large percentage of online ads were not being seen. Advertisers were still … Continue reading Mobile Video Ad “Viewability” Beats Desktop By 30 Points

Twitter Beats Fourth-Quarter Revenue Target, Falls Short On User Growth

CEO Dick Costolo, in the investor hot seat, makes a case for the social network’s growing momentum. By Ainsley O’Connell February 5, 2015 Twitter CEO Dick Costolo was full of renewed brio today as he reported the company’s fourth quarter and end-of-year 2014 earnings. “We closed out the year with our business advancing at a … Continue reading Twitter Beats Fourth-Quarter Revenue Target, Falls Short On User Growth