How Ecommerce Discounts Hurt Customer Loyalty

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Other than being a day when normally level-headed people start brawling over a pair of Nike sneakers , it’s also when B2C marketers go a little crazy with the discounts in a bid to boost sales in the run-up to the holiday season. Build trust with your customers in every interaction.

How Customer Service Data Can Improve Customer Loyalty

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The more you have, the better you know your customers, and the more relevant you can make your campaigns. Even if you’re lucky enough to have detailed analytics into customer lifetime value and repeat purchase rate, you still don’t have the whole picture. Customer support benefits too.

How FOMO Can Create Customer Loyalty

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FOMO is an appealing way to push your customers to click “Buy” again and again. For example, many B2C marketers used to rely on flash sales or coupon expirations to create a sense of FOMO. Ask your loyal customers to: Show off the newest purchases in a photo to win a free product.

How Contextual Commerce Improves Customer Loyalty

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But before you run off, let me tell you about an ecommerce trend that will actually help you better sell to customers and ensure their (undying) loyalty. Every B2C marketer needs to know about contextual commerce. If your customers notice any friction as they switch between channels while engaging with your brand, then you’re in trouble. That’s why contextual commerce is so important in B2C marketing. How can contextual commerce improve loyalty?

WHITEPAPER: Lifecycle Marketing is The Key to Long-Term Customer Loyalty

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Modern-day B2C marketers realize there are new rules when it comes to winning customers over. In order to compete in an oversaturated market, you need to deeply understand the customer journey and nurture your buyers carefully to build strong relationships with your brand. In this whitepaper, we’ll break down everything you need to do to be successful at lifecycle marketing and earn your customersloyalty. High-performing customer lifecycle campaigns to run.

[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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The Forrester Wave: Loyalty Technology Platforms, Q2 2019 Is Now Live

Forrester eCommerce

I’m excited to share that our evaluation of loyalty technology providers — The Forrester Wave™: Loyalty Technology Platforms, Q2 2019 — is now live. In our 28-criterion evaluation, we identified the top 13 loyalty technology vendors – Aimia, Annex Cloud, Brierley+Partners, Cheetah Digital, Clutch, Collinson, Comarch, CrowdTwist, Epsilon, ICF Next, Kobie, Merkle/HelloWorld, and SessionM – […].

Make the Transition from B2B to B2C Marketing

Zaius

Shifting your career from business to business (B2B) to business to consumer (B2C) marketing is a surprisingly difficult task. While personalization, creativity, and data-driven campaigns work in both B2B and B2C marketing, there are many differences that you have to navigate.

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Brand Loyalty Examples: 8 B2C Brands with a Rabid Fanbase

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These are the loyal customers your brand relies on. Given the much higher cost of acquiring new customers , you need loyal customers who will follow you to the end of the earth (or at least watch all your Instagram stories). Fans are everything.

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How Integrations Power B2C Marketing

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But in the world of B2C marketing, many aren’t yet using integrations to their full potential. All of these solutions are completely siloed from one another, making it difficult for marketers to see a full picture of their customers. That’s why integrations are the key technology that will power B2C marketing in 2018. Here’s how integrations can lift your B2C marketing strategy to new heights. Integrate all your customer data.

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How Consumers Really Feel About Your Loyalty Program

Forrester eCommerce

Points and discounts are the hallmark of most loyalty programs. But loyalty isn’t just about the purchase — or at least […]. B2C marketing customer emotion emotion loyalty b2c marketing customer loyalty MarketingAnd, our data shows that they are usually pretty successful in incentivizing purchase behavior: nearly half of US online 18- to 35-year-olds admit that programs influence what they buy and how much they spend.

Why B2C Marketers Need a Single Source of Data

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If you manage to pull together all of your customer data, you can gain really powerful insights into what marketing tactics work and what don’t. In order to succeed, B2C marketers have to be half artist, half data scientist. For example, your customer data is collected in: An ESP.

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WEBINAR: Adapting to Your Changing Role as a B2C Marketer in 2019

Zaius

In fact, you have to focus on the entire customer experience, from the first touchpoint to the final display of customer loyalty. The post WEBINAR: Adapting to Your Changing Role as a B2C Marketer in 2019 appeared first on Zaius.

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7 Post-Purchase Actions You Need to Take to Build Customer Loyalty

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Savvy business owners know that customer retention is worth its weight in gold. That’s why you need to develop post-purchase strategies: in order to enhance customer loyalty and drive revenue. Have you enrolled customers who just made a purchase in your brand’s loyalty program?

Are You a True Data-Driven B2C Marketer?

Zaius

You’ve designed a very pretty marketing email and are ready to send it out to a dynamic segment that signed up for a 10% off promotion from your B2C brand. Are you really a data-driven B2C marketer? Below we pose three important questions to help you understand whether your marketing strategy is making the most of your customer data. How many converted into long-term customers? Do you know where your customers have come from? You’ve got a new customer.

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The Role of the B2C Marketer Is Changing Fast. Here’s How to Keep Up

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But even more importantly, top B2C marketers are honing their skills and working to become well-rounded. Now, marketers have to own the entire customer experience, from the first interaction to true customer loyalty across platforms and devices. By focusing on these three aspects of marketing, you’ll be able to succeed in this ever-evolving role and give your customers a fantastic experience from day one to 100.

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Why B2C Marketers Need to Own All Customer Data

Zaius

Your B2C brand has a big sale coming up to move excess women’s shoe inventory and make room for next season’s styles. In order to do that, you need access to your customer data. Not quite the customer segment you wanted, but you’re on a deadline, so what can you do? What you can do — and what you need to do — is have access and ownership of all customer data yourself. But with high-quality customer data, you can do even more to personalize your marketing.

WEBINAR: Evolving Beyond Email in Ecommerce

Zaius

While this growth is great news for B2C brands, it’s also created a highly competitive market. . Consumers were more loyal to brands because they had fewer options, and discounts were a proven way to keep customers coming back again and again. Brands can no longer assume that offering a buyer a discount via email is enough to earn their long-term loyalty. How dynamic, real-time customer segmentation can drive repeat revenue.

Who Exactly is Your Ideal Ecommerce Customer?

Zaius

Is your ideal customer: A. A 20-year-old college student who loves football and wants a custom-printed t-shirt with their team’s fight song? As a B2C marketer, you can’t market to everyone or you’ll sell to no one. What makes them happy customers?

Should Your B2C Brand Switch to Direct-to-Consumer?

Zaius

Buyers today have simply changed the way they purchase products, with more and more of the B2C market moving online (or to Amazon) each year. Many B2C brands are making the leap and shifting away from retail and toward direct-to-consumer (DTC). You have to choose your own strategy, and test out what works best for your customers. While the company continues to sell through large retailers, it also sells directly to customers through distribution centers.

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WHITEPAPER: How To Successfully Engineer The Repeat Purchase

Zaius

With so many new ecommerce brands popping up every day and thousands of ways to purchase on demand, buyers simply don’t have the same sense of customer loyalty anymore. And yet, it costs 5x more to acquire a new customer than it does to keep your current customers. Repeat purchase rate is incredibly important to building a sustainable B2C business. Lifecycle Automation Report customer loyalty repeat purchase repeat purchase rate

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Keep Your Eye on the Customer Engagement

Zaius

Are your customers truly engaged, or are they just coasting? Unless you’re keeping a close eye on customer interactions with your B2C brand, it’s impossible to know for sure. As a B2C marketer, it’s your job to keep loyal customers happy and engaged with your brand.

WHITEPAPER: The Rise Of The B2C Marketer

Zaius

The role has evolved beyond simple campaign management to focus on the entire customer experience, from the first moment of interaction to customer loyalty. In order to thrive in 2019, top B2C marketers today have to be a combination of: Marketing Technologist. Learn how each of these three new titles can become part of your ever-evolving role as a B2C marketer. The post WHITEPAPER: The Rise Of The B2C Marketer appeared first on Zaius.

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Why Should You Care About Ecommerce Lifecycle Automation?

Zaius

The customer lifecycle is a beautiful thing. In an ideal world, it ends with a meaningful relationship: a new loyal customer. As your customers move through their unique lifecycle stages, your ecommerce brand should engage with them at each step of the way. Loyal customer.

How Manillo.dk Used Zaius to Double Their Repeat Purchase Rate

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Most ecommerce marketers know that on average, 80% of your sales will come from 20% of your customers. Manillo believes in “better shopping,” and places emphasis on lightning-fast delivery, low prices, and superior customer service (they have an average rating of 5 stars!).

WHITEPAPER: How to Successfully Engineer the Repeat Purchase

Zaius

With so many new ecommerce brands popping up every day and thousands of ways to purchase on demand, buyers simply don’t have the same sense of customer loyalty anymore. And yet, it costs 5x more to acquire a new customer than it does to keep your current customers. Repeat purchase rate is incredibly important to building a sustainable B2C business.

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How to create a successful pop-up store?

GetElastic

At the same time, pop-ups provide companies with opportunities to experiment with new concepts and campaigns, while collecting useful data that can inform a better, more seamless customer experience. Why not offer free product giveaways, competitions, or launch a customer loyalty program?

Retail Auto-Replenishment: the Pros and Cons

GetElastic

Is the customer always right? The above certainly indicates that consumers have a thirst for automation across everyday tasks and chores, but how can retailer tap into this new, technology savvy customer? Customer experience and technology investment are the key to growth.

How to create a successful pop-up store?

GetElastic

At the same time, pop-ups provide companies with opportunities to experiment with new concepts and campaigns, while collecting useful data that can inform a better, more seamless customer experience. Why not offer free product giveaways, competitions, or launch a customer loyalty program?

Every Marketer Must Become a Cutting Edge Technologist

Zaius

When you think of your role as a B2C marketer, does “technologist” immediately come to mind as a description? With the right tools we can do things like: Understand the lifecycle journey while having a 360 degree view of our customers. The B2C marketer’s technology challenge.

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Meet Zam: Your Marketing Assistant

Zaius

Zam is a data science-powered marketing assistant that lives inside the Zaius B2C CRM platform. Zam leverages a brand’s event level stream of customer interactions including product detail views, promotional offers, content viewed across channels, and more. Centering the customer.

WEBINAR: How Empowered Marketers Drive The Repeat Purchase

Zaius

Acquiring new customers is no longer enough to build a successful B2C business. As the cost of customer acquisition rises across channels, you have to focus your energies on incentivizing the repeat purchase to build a sustainable and growing business.

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

Zaius

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? Ultimately, what’s the key takeaway here for B2C marketers?

Keep Your Eye on the Customer Engagement

Zaius

Are your customers truly engaged, or are they just coasting? Unless you’re keeping a close eye on customer interactions with your B2C brand, it’s impossible to know for sure. If you’re not keeping track of customer engagement, you could completely miss this slow process of pulling away from your brand — wrongly assuming that your customers are just as highly engaged as the day they first bought from your company. Constantly update your customer data.

How In-Store Data Drives Digital Marketing Success

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How much do you really know about your customers who shop with you in-store? If you have a loyalty program as part of your store experience, you’ll at least be able to get an overview of what they’ve bought before and when through your point of sale (POS).