Mon.Mar 23, 2020

Can AI Predict Global Pandemics Like The Coronavirus?

Forrester eCommerce

If you want to use ML to predict sparse events, then you are going to need a whole lot more sparse events. Maybe we don’t have the direct data to predict the big events like the coronavirus outbreak, but we are very likely to have the data to predict one or more proxy events for an outbreak.

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Recession 2020 – 5 Ways I’m Preparing For The Downturn

My Wife Quit Her Job

With the Corona virus pandemic causing mass layoffs and record unemployment, it’s clear that recession 2020 has already begun. This post will outline everything that I’m personally doing to prepare for this downturn. First off, this is my 3rd recession.

Other 170

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Agile, DevOps, and COVID-19

Forrester eCommerce

Every other Friday, we have a meeting of the “DevOps Theme Team,” a group of Forrester analysts focused on next generation IT management approaches. We talk about Agile and DevOps, of course, but also extend into related areas like portfolio management and security.

Black Swans and Purple Cows

Steve Dennis

The notion of “black swan events” originates in the ancient Latin saying “ rara avis in terris nigroque simillima cygno ” (translated roughly as “a rare bird in the lands and very much like a black swan”) that presumed that black swans did not exist.

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Realizing ROI in an Omnichannel Rich Retail 4.0 Environment

Welcome to Retail 4.0. This is the land of opportunity where retailers connect with shoppers and drive sales in a way like never before. With this eBook, you’ll learn about the advanced technologies that are available to create a seamless integrated omnichannel experience.

ROI Business Cases Help Differentiate During Economic Uncertainty

Forrester eCommerce

In times of economic uncertainty, business executives look for increased clarity and confidence to support significant investments. In 2019, Forrester commissioned a survey of 747 technology buying decision makers at global enterprises to identify marketing and sales content preferences.

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Forrester’s EX Index Reveals What Other Surveys Don’t

Forrester eCommerce

Most engagement surveys in the industry focus on a broad set of factors set against the employee life cycle, from on-boarding to off-boarding.

Other 179

How to Sell on Shopify? The Ultimate Guide to Selling on Shopify

Ecommerce Platforms

If you are looking to launch an ecommerce store or start a dropshipping business , then you might be wondering how to sell on Shopify. Selling on Shopify has made an otherwise odious journey of running an online store easy. So anyone can do it. Although the platform has removed the need to hire a developer to build your store, selling on Shopify still demands a learning curve. No need for any coding experience to set up a store on the platform. But you need a guide to make it happen anyway.

FORRward: A Weekly Read For Tech And Marketing Execs

Forrester eCommerce

Better Late Than Never: There’s Still Time To Improve Your Pandemic Plans Companies are showing renewed interest in business continuity and revising their pandemic plans in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Last week, federal banking regulators issued additional guidance to help banks and their customers cope with the financial fallout of the outbreak. And, a review of the risk sections of the annual reports for the Fortune 50 showed that about half […].

The Challenges of Running Multiple Revenue Streams

Liveintent

Publishers are in a tough spot. No longer able to sustain themselves from paper distribution and sales, they’re scrambling to make up for lost advertising revenue. Meanwhile, Facebook and Google are consuming their ad budgets and holding their data hostage with insular campaigns.

Real-time Personalization Guidebook: 10 Tips to Improve eCommerce Conversions

Conversion rate remains the most important metric for measuring success. This guidebook reveals 10 tips to improve eCommerce conversion rates, and insight into how an AI-powered personalization platform can dramatically improve performance.

Forecasting In A Time Of Rapid Change: Tips For CIOS And Tech Vendor CEOs In Charting The COVID-19 Outlook

Forrester eCommerce

Tips and techniques in preparing tech market forecasts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Where to get data, how to form models, and where to scale back. age of the customer business technology (BT) chief information officer (CIO) Information Technology pandemic promoted special report

How SMS Can Propel Your Omnichannel Marketing Strategy

Omnisend

Adding SMS marketing to your email automation workflow may be the best thing you do for your marketing strategy in 2020 and beyond. Far from a new channel in the digital marketing world, many marketers and online sellers are beginning to adopt SMS as a primary vector in their omnichannel strategies.

5 Stages Of Running An Inbound Marketing Campaign

Groove

If you're an inbound marketer, you're probably developing new inbound marketing campaigns often. You may even have so many running at once that you start to wonder if you remembered everything. Sometimes, you may even wonder what the goal of a campaign was.

JANTA CURFEW: MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO BEAT CORONAVIRUS

Ecommerce Guru

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clarion call to the country, conveyed late night on Thursday, is actually what one anticipates from a capable head of state in the fight against COVID-19.

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

An infographic listing the best practices companies can follow to bolster their e-commerce website.

Salesforce Workflow Rules Explained

Onilab User Guides

Keeping things nice and organized is great for any business. The same goes for saving precious time on routine work which could be easily replaced by well-orchestrated “conveyor belt” processes.

How to Reduce Customer Churn

Omniconvert

What is the customer churn rate? Most businesses that remain successful over long periods of time have a positive growth. The post How to Reduce Customer Churn appeared first on ECOMMERCE GROWTH Blog. Customer Retention business growth customer experience customer satisfaction customer support

How BaaS Reduces Risk for DTC eCommerce

Scalefast

Business-as-a-service providers are great partners for growing DTC brands. They can help improve operations , grow fulfillment and get products to market faster. BaaS can also significantly reduce the risks associated with scaling an eCommerce shop. Growing your brand exposes your company to more potential customer fraud, regulatory fines and data protection to worry about. Almost every brand faces at least one of these risks, and almost every brand can reduce the threat with the help of BaaS.

How Amazon Sellers Should Respond to FBA Delays

ChannelAdvisor

As our clients try to navigate the COVID-19 crisis, we see first-hand the many challenges that brands and retailers are facing every day. And it’s our job to help find solutions. So as we continue to work with our clients to mitigate these new e-commerce challenges, we wanted to keep you updated on industry changes and offer channel-specific strategies for all businesses to keep in mind. .

YOU ARE “Essential”! Clarity For Online Sellers and Fulfillment Organizations About Essential Workforce Due to COVID-19

Etail Solutions

A Message From Michael Anderson, Co-Founder and CEO of Etail Solutions Clarity for Online Sellers and Fulfillment Organizations: You ARE "Essential"! Michael Anderson, Co-Founder and CEO of Etail Solutions, March 23, 2020 Clarity for online sellers and fulfillment organizations regarding "Essential Workforce," as an increasing number of states implement "Safer at Home" orders to "flatten… The post YOU ARE “Essential”!

FastSpring’s Checkout Examples are Here to Help You Get Inspired

FastSpring

When was the last time you took a close look at the checkout experience on your website? If you haven’t thought about how website visitors purchase your software or digital products, then you’re glossing over a key aspect of the overall customer experience. And if you’re not focusing on the checkout on your website, you’re likely losing out on revenue—more on that later. Keep reading to learn: Why the checkout experience matters.

Clarity for Online Merchants and Fulfillment Organizations, YOU ARE “Essential”!

Etail Solutions

A Message From Michael Anderson, Co-Founder and CEO of Etail Solutions Clarity for Online Sellers and Fulfillment Organizations: You ARE "Essential"! There are a lot of confused sellers out there right now trying to figure out how they are going to be affected by the “Stay at Home” executive orders as they are being issued… The post Clarity for Online Merchants and Fulfillment Organizations, YOU ARE “Essential”! appeared first on Etail Solutions. Blog posts Video

Clarity for Online Merchants and Fulfillment Organizations, YOU ARE “Essential”!

Etail Solutions

There are a lot of confused sellers out there right now trying to figure out how they are going to be affected by the “Stay at Home” executive orders as they are being issued state by state. While each state can have its own definition, many are looking to the Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security… The post Clarity for Online Merchants and Fulfillment Organizations, YOU ARE “Essential”! appeared first on Etail Solutions. Blog posts Video