Future of Retail: “Applying 2019 Predictions to Retail” Blog Series

Forrester eCommerce

To help retailers and brands plan for 2019 and beyond, Claudia Tajima and I are interviewing our Forrester peers to discover how their 2019 predictions will affect the retail industry for our blog series “Future of Retail: Applying 2019 Predictions to Retail.” ” In our blog series, we will explore how predictions across AI, automation, CX, loyalty, B2C Marketing and other areas, will impact retail and […].

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Video Blog: Accelerate Innovative Digital Transformation

Forrester eCommerce

chief information officer (CIO) chief marketing officer (CMO) corporate strategy design thinking ebusiness strategy Innovation marketing & strategy strategy & strategic planningQuick video perspective on applying design thinking to business strategy.

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A Blog Isn’t a Blog, It’s a Business

Kissmetrics

I wrote my very first blog post on July 24, 2005. That blog post is no longer live because it was terrible. The post was called, “Winning the Search Engine Marketing War.”. But you know what, back in 2005, the blog post was pretty darn good. What blogging used to be.

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Best Blogging Platforms for Your Online Store

Ecommerce Platforms

Did you know, as many as 86% of B2B companies blog- and for a good reason, it gets results! Websites with blogs have as many as 434% more indexed pages in comparison to brands that don't. Therefore, if you're looking for the best blogging platforms, you're in the right place.

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Video Blog: Forrester’s Asia Pacific Managed Security Services Wave Identifies The 11 Most Important Vendors

Forrester eCommerce

Currently, this is nearly impossible: Many managed security service providers continue to go to market with messaging that is technology-centric and blind to the benefits they provide to […

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Blogging Vs Affiliate Marketing Vs Ecommerce – A Comparison Of 3 Online Business Models

My Wife Quit Her Job

Now as far as online business models go, most people gravitate towards starting a blog, a niche affiliate site or an online store and I’ve been reasonably successful with all 3. One of the biggest advantages of running an online business is that it’s inexpensive to start.

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241: How My Blog Performed In 2018 – Year End Review

My Wife Quit Her Job

Klaviyo.com – Klaviyo is the email marketing platform that I personally use for my ecommerce store. Created specifically for ecommerce, it is the best email marketing provider that I’ve used to date. The post 241: How My Blog Performed In 2018 – Year End Review appeared first on MyWifeQuitHerJob.com.

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Blog Roundup: The Top 10 FastSpring Blog Posts of 2018

FastSpring

In case you’ve missed something, here’s a list of the top 10 blog posts from 2018 that you don’t want to miss as you gear up for 2019. Find the best business model for your product or service with this helpful blog post. How to Drive Traffic with Affiliate Marketing and Paid Media.

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Guest Blog – How to Improve SEO Ranking (In 4 Steps)

Zmags

Cait Porte Zmags SVP, Product & Customer Experience For an ecommerce digital marketer, success is usually measured by revenue. The post Guest Blog – How to Improve SEO Ranking (In 4 Steps) appeared first on Zmags. Everyone’s boss wants to […]. Ecommerce Best Practices ecommerce website design SEO for ecommerce

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Does Blogging for Ecommerce Really Improve Business?

Ecommerce Platforms

But quality content, especially blog posts, are extremely hard to come by. Now, look at blogging. One blog post requires you to think up topics and outline the posts. Next comes formatting and publishing the blog post. Elegant Themes Blog. The Williams Sonoma Blog.

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How to Convert Blog Readers to Leads

Kissmetrics

They’re clicking your links and arriving at your blog. We’re not going to focus on the importance of a business blog. Marketers that prioritize blogging as part of their efforts are 13x more likely to see a positive return-on-investment. content marketing

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198: The Software Tools I Use To Run My 7 Figure Blog With Steve Chou

My Wife Quit Her Job

Most people are amazed that I can run a 7 figure blog without having any employees and only working 20 hours per week. Most people are amazed that I can run a 7 figure blog without having any employees and only working 20 hours per week.

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If I Had to Start a Blog From Scratch, I Would…

Kissmetrics

You’ve seen me and thousands of other marketers talk about how to make a blog popular. But if you don’t set up your blog correctly, you won’t do well no matter what kind of marketing you do. And no, I am not talking about the technical setup of your blog.

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Company Blogging Tips for 2019

Groove

Companies of all sizes understand that one of the purposes of a company blog is to engage your customers in a conversation. Utilizing your blog effectively will help your business grow. The catch is of course, “What topics do you blog about?”. Our Best Tips for Company Blogging. Before you start pulling out your hair, brainstorm potential ideas with your executives, sales teams, marketing department, and anyone else who interacts with customers.

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People Matter; Marketing Channels Don’t

Zaius

What matters more to your B2C business — a new customer buying your product or the new marketing channel that brought in the new customer? The marketing channel is only important because it brought in that new customer. If your B2C marketing strategy today is completely focused on marketing across multiple channels, then you’re thinking about marketing all wrong. In fact, omnichannel is a perfect reflection of this concept of customer-first marketing.

Less is More: Why I Wish I Never Wrote 4,784 Blog Posts

Kissmetrics

Can you guess how many blog posts I have on NeilPatel.com? Technically I just published this blog post, which makes it 4,785. Especially considering that the blog has been around for roughly 4 years. blog posts per day. So, I only wrote 862 blog posts myself.

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[Guest Blog] Four Ways to Enable Your Omnichannel Strategy

ChannelAdvisor

Over the past decade, e-commerce delivery times have decreased from five to two days , and now market trends suggest next-day and same-day delivery may become the new normal. Developing an omnichannel supply chain strategy is essential to remaining competitive. This means enabling both order fulfillment and returns through various locations and methods, such as in your own or affiliate brick-and-mortar retail stores, as well as through digital stores.

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192: How My Blog Performed As A Business In 2017 With Steve Chou

My Wife Quit Her Job

What You’ll Learn How a swarm of bots nearly took down my email marketing. How I recovered from getting banned from a popular advertising platform How much I made in 2017 The changes I made to improve my blog Other Resources And Books Create A Profitable Online Store Bumblebee Linens Sellers. In last week’s episode, I broke down the numbers for my ecommerce store at BumblebeeLinens.com.

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Bronto’s Best Blog Posts of 2017

Bronto

With everything from industry trends to proven best practices, let us inspire you to optimize and re-energize your marketing strategy for the new year. The post Bronto’s Best Blog Posts of 2017 appeared first on Bronto Blog. Browse Recovery Cart Recovery Email Marketing Marketing Strategy Omnichannel

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Bronto Summit Blog Series: Marketing to Mobile Shoppers

Bronto

As more and more consumers are using mobile devices to shop and buy, we asked Bronto Summit speakers about their success with mobile marketing. The post Bronto Summit Blog Series: Marketing to Mobile Shoppers appeared first on Bronto Blog. Bronto Summit Events Marketing Strategy Mobile

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The Empowered Marketer: Making Marketing More Beautiful

Zaius

If you’re like most marketers, you likely have a long list of site improvements to make, A/B tests to run, and designs to update to make your site the best it can be. Listen to Episode 2: The Empowered Marketer. For email marketing, it might be MailChimp.

Why I Spent $500,000 Buying a Blog That Generates No Revenue

Kissmetrics

I can’t fully answer why they sold it, but I do know a lot of their customers came from word of mouth, conferences, paid ads, and other forms of marketing that didn’t include SEO or content marketing. I recently blogged about how I bought Ubersuggest.

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[Guest Blog] The Secrets to Discovery Shopping

ChannelAdvisor

Discovery shopping — the act of shopping as a pastime or shopping without knowing what you are looking for — accounts for 50% of the retail market, by some estimates. However, many e-commerce options are not designed for discovery, but rather for utilitarian experiences or for a hyper-focused market or product. Both options have found viable markets, but are not filling a huge hole in retail. The discovery retail market is ripe with opportunity.

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2017 Retrospective: Top 5 Blogs

TradeGecko

Looking back, we have created a ton of blogs that have provided businesses with the knowledge they needed to be successful. TradeGecko will continue to create blogs on various topics throughout 2018, but first we would like to take a moment to highlight your top 5 blogs from 2017 which take a deep dive into the latest trends in digital marketing and the eCommerce industry! 2017 has been a big year for TradeGecko!

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17 Charts That Show Where Content Marketing is Heading

Kissmetrics

I started content marketing in the early days. Similarly, when I first started with content marketing, there were less than 30 million blogs that existed and now there are over a billion. We are at a point where you already know you need to leverage content marketing.

4 ecommerce marketing takeaways [infographic]

GetElastic

ICYMI: In February, we shared an article on the 4 ecommerce marketing takeaways from Netflix’s Black Mirror – Bandersnatch. This emerging trend could spill over into the ways brands decide to deliver marketing communications to their audiences (soon).

[Guest Blog] Fulfillment strategies for your multichannel business

ChannelAdvisor

For Amazon orders, its all-inclusive, fixed-rate pricing is easy to understand and leads the market in affordability. While we provide brand-neutral packaging free of charge, we don’t offer you the ability to ship items in a custom branded box or include marketing inserts. Marketplaces drop shipping fulfillment guest blog partnersA multichannel e-commerce strategy is a must-have for every online seller.

Building a Blog Audience

eCommerceFuel

But perhaps the coolest part of her story is how she launched her store: she leveraged the readership of her popular blog to jump­start the business. In my discussion with her you’ll learn: Why she’s not overly concerned with SEO and keywords when it comes to blogging.

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Building a Blog Audience

eCommerceFuel

But perhaps the coolest part of her story is how she launched her store: she leveraged the readership of her popular blog to jump­start the business. In my discussion with her you’ll learn: Why she’s not overly concerned with SEO and keywords when it comes to blogging.

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Building a Blog Audience

eCommerceFuel

But perhaps the coolest part of her story is how she launched her store: she leveraged the readership of her popular blog to jump­start the business. In my discussion with her you’ll learn: Why she’s not overly concerned with SEO and keywords when it comes to blogging.

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Engaging Easter Email Marketing Messages

Bronto

The post Engaging Easter Email Marketing Messages appeared first on Bronto Blog. Email Marketing Holiday MarketingEvery holiday is an opportunity for retailers to connect with shoppers, and Easter is no different.

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Bronto Summit Blog Series: The Perfect Time for Personalization

Bronto

The post Bronto Summit Blog Series: The Perfect Time for Personalization appeared first on Bronto Blog. Bronto Summit Events Marketing Strategy PersonalizationConsumers today have come to expect a certain level of personalization from their favorite brands. Does your customer experience give them what they want?

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7 Tactical Ways Every Business Can Use Local Marketing to Sell More

BigCommerce

Location-based marketing is part of our daily lives as consumers. What is Local Marketing? This type of marketing specifically targets potential customers in a physical store’s community. Why has this type of marketing taken off recently?

B2B Marketers Need To Establish Process Rigor (Without The Mortis)

Forrester eCommerce

I had the pleasure of collaborating with fellow Forrester analysts, Jessie Lui and Ryan Skinner, on the subject of marketing process – one of the lynchpin competencies in Forrester’s Marketing Innovation Playbook. age of the customer B2B B2B Marketing Marketing Process

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What a Baby Clothes Blog Can Teach You About 991% YoY Growth Using Paid Acquisition

Kissmetrics

Spearmint LOVE started off as a baby clothes blog less than five years ago. Founder Shari Lott had already built up a strong online presence with her popular mommy blog of a similar name, SpearmintBaby. Marketing” used to mean something. Marketing

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