More than 50% of consumers said they want to text with their favorite brands. Greg Sterling on June 11, 2020 Average email open rates for retail marketers are just over 18%, but more than 90% of text messages are opened by recipients – typically within minutes. Even as messaging is gaining in popularity as a … Continue reading Text messaging is the most effective marketing channel most retail brands aren’t using
Pauline Jakober — June 8, 2020 Last week, a prospective client speculated that his previous advertising agency was using automation to create his ad messaging. He reached this conclusion because his ad messaging never quite captured his business goals and/or spoke to his target audience. And when he requested changes, the agency never applied them … Continue reading How to Get Your PPC Ad Messaging Right
COVID burnout is real, but the pandemic is not over. Greg Sterling on June 1, 2020 Even though the coronavirus is far from fully under control, there’s evidence of COVID fatigue everywhere you look. It casually appeared in late April and then in the crowded Wisconsin bar scenes and packed Alabama and Florida beaches of … Continue reading Your customers aren’t interested in your COVID messaging anymore, what now?
Laura MacPherson — April 22, 2020 Human beings are wired to avoid loss. We fear change because it involves risk—a potential for loss. For this reason, many B2B buying decisions get put off (or worse, permanently tabled). A buying decision involves change. There’s inherent risk. If a purchase doesn’t work out well, the decision-maker could … Continue reading How to Craft a Messaging Platform that Moves Prospects to Action
Chintan Jain — February 7, 2020 Implementing a digital workplace in an organization is not something that can happen overnight. Instead, it requires developing a thorough, multi-phase strategy that can take anything from weeks to months. A digital workplace is a virtual replacement of the physical offices, and it gives employees all the digital tools … Continue reading 4 Parts of a Successful Digital Workplace (That Don’t Include Messaging)
Android users can receive RCS messaging now but it’s still an uncertain road ahead for marketers – and Apple isn’t the only problem holding us back. Henry Cazalet on January 8, 2020 Business rich communication services (RCS) messaging has been waiting for its turn in the spotlight for well over a decade now. The long-awaited … Continue reading Business RCS messaging: Will it ever be a workable solution for marketers?
Larry Kim — October 10, 2019 Follow @larrykim Back in 2017, Instagram released and then subsequently shut down a private messaging app called Direct. The app was aimed to rival Snapchat, much like Instagram’s “Stories” feature. The app shut down came after a couple months with few international downloads, and all messages sent on it … Continue reading What Instagram’s Separate Direct Messaging App Threads Means for Business
Susan Friesen — September 10, 2019 Follow @eVisionMedia — September 10, 2019 I’m sure you’ve landed on someone’s website and felt like something was just… wrong; or maybe you were suddenly turned off without even knowing why. Chances are, you quickly clicked back to find a competitor’s website, where you felt more comfortable and secure. … Continue reading The Importance of Brand Messaging for a Successful Website Redesign
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?
Alex Kudinov — July 15, 2019 Follow @AlexKudinovPST — July 15, 2019 You Are not Doing Scrum “You are not doing Scrum.” How many times have you heard that? Scrum Police are a legion. If you are not doing , you are not doing Scrum. Whether you should be doing Scrum, whether it applies to … Continue reading Scrum Has a Messaging Problem