How to Launch a Prosperous eCommerce Influencer Campaign

  Influencer marketing is one of the most powerful strategies available to eCommerce brands today. That’s because the backbone of the practice is word-of-mouth–the most epic of drivers for business results. As research from Twitter has shown, “…nearly 40% of Twitter users say they’ve made a purchase as a direct result of a Tweet from […]

4 Ways to Measure ROI in Influencer Marketing (and more!)

ways to measure ROI in influencer marketing

Influencer marketing is the peak of modern day marketing. By leveraging earned media channels, you see a much higher return on investment then you would with traditional media buying alone. MediaKix estimates that the total ad spend in influencer marketing will balloon to $5 to $10 billion dollars in the next five years. According to […]

Analytics Can Revolutionize Your Business

Let’s Talk Business. We live in the digital age. As a small business owner, you have your fancy website. You also have an extensive email list. Sometimes, you write an inspiring newsletter. Your millennial assistant is even on top of your social media! What more could you ask for? (Here’s a hint: it’s analytics.) You almost […]

Are you ready for Black Friday 2017?

Black Friday shoppers at a mall

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Your marketing campaigns have been running. Your deals have been set. It’s time for Black Friday once again. Last year, spending between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday came in at $12.8 billion, more that 15 percent higher than in 2015, according to Forbes. So what’s on the horizon […]

4 Ways You Can Reach Frustrated Customers

4 Ways to Reach Your Frustrated Customers

So you want to reach your frustrated customers? Well, first things first, It’s you, not them. Seriously. You might be getting a steady flow of new customers through your loyalty program every month but if they’re not participating in your promotions then you aren’t really reaching them. Even if your attrition rate is low, you can’t […]

Holiday Marketing Stats

holiday marketing stats

Holiday Marketing Stats Tis the season, and a season it is! Retail sales are expected to be higher than ever this year, reaching an estimated $863 billion, of which, e-commerce contributes an estimated $72.4 billion (cmo.com). This is a 14% increase in e-commerce holiday sales from last year, an impressive leap! This year is also […]

Top Priorities of Online Retailers

top priorities of online retailers

Top Priorities of Online Retailers The strategies of online retailers have been changing year-to-year as the landscapes of buying behaviors and technological innovations evolve. In the past 5 years, the number of online consumers in the US alone has increased by 5 million each year, with social media sales leading the pack (invesp.com). The following chart […]

The Future of e-Commerce

future of commerce

In 2012 Amazon attracted the highest percentage of clicks among all websites. And to no surprise, they are currently the top online retail site. This begs the question: What happened to Yahoo! Shopping? In 2012, Yahoo! Shopping attracted the 5th greatest number of clicks; however, now, they are not a contender for top online retail […]