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Meet Zam: Your Marketing Assistant

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We have someone you MUST meet! Zam (like Sam, but with a ‘Z’). If you’re a marketer, Zam is about to become your new best friend. Zam is a data science-powered marketing assistant that lives inside the Zaius B2C CRM platform.

The Data Scientist Inside the Marketing Assistant

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KPI dashboards are flashing in the office; flash reports are flush with beautiful data viz; and you’ve even got a job req open for your very own data scientist (I bet it has been open for a while, too). You’ve successfully progressed to become a data-driven marketer.

6 Ways to Avoid and Improve Email List Fatigue

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Email list fatigue is almost inevitable, even if you’re an email marketing magician. Even if you’re sending captivating emails with loads of creative, well-researched content and great graphics, you may reach a point where some customers feel overwhelmed and stop engaging with your messages.

Why B2C Branding is Really a Management Tool

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This is a guest post from D Branding. Is RedBull the best energy drink? It doesn’t really matter if it’s the best since it’s been the biggest brand in the energy drinks category for 20 years. Because RedBull has built a great brand. What do we mean by that?

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Zaius: The Award-Winning CRM for B2C Marketers

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We work hard to help marketers thrive every day at Zaius, but sometimes it’s nice to have that effort recognized. . That’s why we’re so excited to share that Zaius won the award for Best Customer Relationship Management Platform (CRM) at last night’s Marketing Technology Awards 2019.

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Seriously, Stop Trying to Beat Amazon at Ecommerce

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This article originally appeared in Website Magazine. It’s just not worth it to try to beat Amazon in the world of ecommerce. . Amazon has all the money — the company generated $136.0 billion in revenue in 2016 , up 27.1% from last year.

What Are Spam Traps and Why Should You Care?

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Getting your customers to open, read, click, and convert on your emails is hard enough, but what if the emails never even reach their inbox in the first place? That’s why email deliverability is so important.

The Empowered Marketer: Jessica van Rooyen of Uber Eats

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Marketplaces everywhere always have a two-sided challenge. You have to both engage your target audience of buyers, and find and engage the right sellers who are a good fit for your specific market. It’s far from easy! Even if what you’re selling is as delicious as food from Uber Eats.

How Email Personalization Increases Revenue-Per-Send by 52X

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Marketing personalization isn’t as simple as it used to be. Today, personalizing an email is a lot more than just saying “Hi, [YOUR NAME]” at the start of the message. Your buyers likely expect that, and you have to step up your game to the next level.

The Secret Factor to Surviving in an Amazon World: Emotional Connections

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Chat with any marketer at an ecommerce brand and they’ll gripe about how tough it’s become to compete in today’s ecommerce world.

What It Takes to Create and Measure an Effective Influencer Program

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An influencer program isn’t just asking a reality TV star to model your products in a #SponCon post on Instagram. Done right, social media influencers can help you build consumer trust in your brand. In fact, the best influencer marketing is similar to word-of-mouth advertising.

Should Ecommerce Brands Require an Email to Start Shopping?

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When you visit Zulily’s site for the first time, you’ll see this pop up immediately on your screen: The incredibly successful ecommerce brand doesn’t let just anyone shop on their site — it’s a members-only experience.

Zaius Adds Automated Marketing Assistant

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CDP Institute. The post Zaius Adds Automated Marketing Assistant appeared first on Zaius. Press

[Live Demo] Turn Buyers Into Fans with B2C CRM

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Zaius recently launched a new, customer-centric approach to marketing with Zam , the data science-powered marketing assistant. Zam assists you by connecting all your customer data, analyzing behaviors, and orchestrating and automating highly personal interactions.

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Long B2C Sales Cycle? Use Content to Power Marketing

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Think about the last time you bought a toothbrush. How long did it take you to decide which toothbrush to buy? Did you research the best toothbrush, read reviews, ask friends and family for their opinion, try the product in-store, and then finally look for the best deal online? Probably not.

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Marketing Unboxed: Unpacking Away’s Marketing Strategy

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If you’ve traveled at all recently, you’ve probably noticed the most stylish passenger on your plane with a sleek Away suitcase. This ecommerce luggage company is everywhere you go online today, with a bold brand that promises thoughtful standards for modern travel.

B2C Ad Copy Examples That Convert

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Writing ad copy is hard. Writing ad copy that’s creative is harder. Writing ad copy that’s creative and converts? That’s an entirely different challenge to tackle.

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The Empowered Marketer: Branding the Cannabis Industry

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Branding can be tough to define. It’s the sum of everything that helps you stand out in a crowded market. It creates a personality and helps your buyers connect on a more personal level with your company.

Live and Die by Your Repeat Purchase Rate

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You might’ve read the title to this post and thought, “Wow guys, don’t you think a statement like this is a bit much?”. Ok, we’re perhaps being a tad overdramatic (not to mention giving Liam Neeson ideas for the title of his next action flick).

Engage Buyers Between Purchases with an Ecommerce Content Strategy

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Customer loyalty is everything for ecommerce brands. Getting a buyer to make that second purchase is crucial, as loyal customers are worth up to 10X the value of their first purchase.

From Backyard to Business: The Empowered Marketer Goes to the Maker’s Mixer

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Last week, The Empowered Marketer went to a very special event: the Maker’s Mixer in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Unlike big ecommerce events we’ve attended in the past, this was a smaller, more intimate event with some really exciting brands all based in the New England area.

The Empowered Marketer LIVE: Shoptalk 2019

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The Empowered Marketer was at Shoptalk 2019 in Las Vegas, along with more than 8,000 smart retailers and eCommerce experts. I was there with an eye out for trends, interesting new marketing ideas, and original observations.

Measuring Ecommerce Ad Attribution for Maximum Impact

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When it comes to ad attribution across channels like Facebook, Instagram, and Google, many marketers only look at cost-per-click (CPC). They get excited by the number of clicks on their ads, invest more in the channels that led to the most clicks, and consider their job done.

Once Upon A Time: Brand Storytelling That Drives Conversions

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This is a guest blog post from Zmags. . It’s no secret that today’s online shopper is increasingly dissatisfied with traditional marketing methods. They don’t want to be sold to; they want to be engaged with through exciting narratives and interactive experiences.

Use Product Detail Page Views to Fuel Your Email Strategy

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As marketers, sometimes we’re so busy collecting and analyzing the big picture customer data, it can be easy to get distracted. You might forget the small nuggets of information in your marketing platform can sometimes prove the most useful to your email campaigns. .

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The Empowered Marketer: Catering to the High Fashion Buyer

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High fashion is a highly competitive space. Between powerful legacy brands and new, upstart ecommerce companies, it can be hard to reach picky, high-end customers. But Aneesha Rao has fashion buyers down to a science.

Marketing Unboxed: How Glossier Wins Over Fans with Marketing That Shines

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The first episode of Marketing Unboxed is here! This is our newest video series where we order a fun product from a top ecommerce brand, and then track every marketing touchpoint along the way to see what works, and what doesn’t.

INFOGRAPHIC: How Marketers Plan to Analyze, Buy, and Use Tech in 2019

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When it comes down to it, our lives as marketers revolve around technology. Building new email flows, optimizing our next campaign across channels, acquiring the next customer—all are dependent on finding the perfect tool that enables us to do our job efficiently.

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How to Warm Up Your IP and Increase Email Deliverability

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What exactly is IP warming? It’s the careful and deliberate process of building your email reputation from the ground up.

QUIZ: Are You a Marketing Data Scientist?

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In an ideal world, every marketer would use data to its fullest impact—including website data, ecommerce data, and all types of customer data.

A Customer’s Second Purchase Is More Important Than Their First

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Few things are as satisfying to a marketer as a new customer making their first purchase—it’s basically the marketing equivalent of winning an Oscar. But what happens if that customer buys once, and only once? If you’re not careful, a first purchase could be a one-time purchase.

Top Online Retailers Winning a Competitive Market

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How do you carve out your slice of the market in a super competitive industry? If you’re trying to stand out in fashion ecommerce , for example, it’s super tough. It’s far easier if you’re selling a niche product such as nootropics.

4 Ways to Encourage a Repeat Purchase in Ecommerce

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Acquiring a new customer is not cheap.

Why Every B2C Marketer Must Be an Artist

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Creativity is an innate quality in most marketers. It’s what inspires our best ideas and keeps us going when campaigns don’t go as planned. Unfortunately, creativity doesn’t come on command. It has to be cultivated, inspired, and — surprisingly — organized.

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Coupon or No Coupon: What Should Your Ecommerce Discount Strategy Be?

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We’ve all had that moment of jubilation when a coupon code magically appears while we’re browsing items on an ecommerce site. Often, all it takes is an impromptu pop-up to convince us to move from passive browsers to active buyers. .