The Platinum Card Experience: Travel Clubs And Loyalty Programs In The Retail Landscape

Retail TouchPoints

By Mike Putman, Customer Travel Solutions If co-brand credit cards and frequent flyer programs have taught us anything, it’s that consumers love to travel and will go out of their way for exclusive travel benefits.

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Bright spots in down markets: Top 10 domestic and international travel destinations in February


Following the usual post-holiday travel surge, February saw Americans decrease domestic and international flight purchases by double-digits. Read on for our full online travel findings.

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How the Travel Industry Approaches Email Marketing (And What We Can Learn)


Is there any consumer-facing industry that’s been more disrupted by the internet than travel? Even older grandparents these days check portals like Expedia and Kayak rather than phoning a trusty travel agent. Perspective Email marketing travel email marketing travel newsletters

Nomad Gear: 10 Minimalist Travel Essentials for Digital Nomads

A Better Lemonade Stand

At the top of the list for most people is the ability to travel the world while working from your laptop. The post Nomad Gear: 10 Minimalist Travel Essentials for Digital Nomads appeared first on A Better Lemonade Stand. Building online businesses and becoming a location independent entrepreneur has its perks. We recently wrote about the top 10 co-living & co-working communities around the world, and since we here at A Better Lemonade […].

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Podcast 35: Top Nerd Travel Tools

Nerd Marketing

Highlights 19 Online tools that made it possible to work and travel for […]. The post Podcast 35: Top Nerd Travel Tools appeared first on Nerd Marketing. In this episode, Drew talks in-depth about the tools that made productive work possible during a 7-month long trip across the globe with his family. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE: Prefer to read rather than listen? the text transcribe from this episode.

One Segmentation Secret to Influence 98% of Prospective Travelers

Dynamic Yield

With the right technology and best practices, travel businesses can get to know the consumer and her needs. The post One Segmentation Secret to Influence 98% of Prospective Travelers appeared first on Dynamic Yield.

Cybersecurity And Professional Sports: Securing The Internet Of Sports

Forrester eCommerce

age of the customer risk management security & risk travel & leisure two-factor authentication (2FA) wearables zero trust

Today is Cyber Monday. It’s a Great Time To Book Your Next Vacation.

Forrester eCommerce

During the Black Friday and Cyber Monday week travel specials tend to get lost in the flurry of deals on smart speakers, tablets and HD TVs. Over the past few years the travel industry has quietly stolen a share of the consumers’ wallet spend between Black Friday, Cyber Monday and now what the industry is […].

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Cybersecurity In India: Reflections And Learnings From A Visitor

Forrester eCommerce

Last week, I had the immense pleasure of travelling to India for the first time. It quickly became one of my favourite trips of 2019.

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Podcast 33: The Podcast is Back and Three Updates for 2018

Nerd Marketing

Buying a Business Email Marketing News The Nerd Marketing Podcast instagram travelWe’re back! In this episode, Drew talks about where he has been the past 7 months, and 3 things listeners can expect from upcoming episodes of the podcast. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE: Prefer to read rather than listen? the text transcribe from this episode. Highlights A little look at where I’ve been the past […].

Why Personalization is The Key to Capitalizing on What Won’t Change

Dynamic Yield

eCommerce Publishers Web Personalization eCommerce Personalization Personalization Trends Publisher Optimization Travel PersonalizationFor marketers, planting stakes to the known tedium has long been a winning strategy. Here's how personalization helps you capitalize on what won't change.

Cybersecurity In Singapore: Reflections Of A Visitor (And A New Fan)

Forrester eCommerce

In the same way that I love traveling, exploring new cultures, eating different foods and losing myself in the company of friends, I LOVE doing […].

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Real-Time Customer Experience

Forrester eCommerce

When I first saw buttons at Heathrow that let travelers give instant feedback on how they were feeling, I laughed. Measuring and refining customer experience is about long-term strategy, not raw takes on what’s happening now. I was wrong.

A Good Life Hack

Forrester eCommerce

I was travelling in Europe in June and in a reflective moment I asked myself a simple question: “What one habit could I change that would improve my life?” Quickly: Stop reading the news during your work day — you will be happier and more productive. ” As I surveyed my typical day, I spotted an […]. Counterintuitive CEO

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Dave Munson from Saddleback Leather


He shares what makes a good promo video, how he balances travel, work, and family, and overcoming tough times in business. We talk about video, we talk about traveling, talk about a lot of different things. Are you able to still get on the road and travel like you used to?

How Lonely Planet Combines Content and Commerce on Workarea to Drive Growth!

Demac Media

Founded in 1973, Lonely Planet is the world’s largest travel media company. In his role, Mike Nelson deals with everything transactional at Lonely Planet from digital downloads to physical guidebooks, even travel insurance and hotel reservations. We’ve always had an early online presence, and it made sense to provide a direct consumer opportunity when we were already creating a direct dialogue with the travel community.

Why Personalization is The Key to Capitalizing on What Won’t Change

Dynamic Yield

eCommerce Media Personalization eCommerce Personalization Personalization Trends Publisher Optimization Travel PersonalizationFor marketers, planting stakes to the known tedium has long been a winning strategy. Here's how personalization helps you capitalize on what won't change.

How Can CX Tools Elevate Your Brand? Find Out At Forrester’s Consumer Marking Forum

Forrester eCommerce

If your ad campaigns promises care-free travel, but the customer’s [… Marketers work hard to define their brand promise and build their customer engagement strategy to showcase it. But we know that, in the end, all the hard work only pays off if the customer receives, and remembers, the brand as intended across all touch points.

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Maplin selects Kirona’s online booking and mobile services software for streamlined processing

Retail Technology Review

Maplin, the UK's specialist technology retailer, is partnering with Kirona to help customers and staff book services through an online solution, helping to minimise wasted time for travelling home service providers

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191: How Our Ecommerce Store Performed In 2017 With Steve Chou

My Wife Quit Her Job

It’s been quite a tumultuous year with all the traveling, the injuries and our kids activities but we still made it out with another double digit growth year.

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188: How To Run A 7 Figure Ecommerce Business As A Digital Nomad With Greg Mercer

My Wife Quit Her Job

Meanwhile while he’s traveling, he’s running multiple 7 or 8 figure businesses. Meanwhile, while he's traveling, he's running multiple 7 or 8 figure businesses. Today I’m happy to have Greg Mercer back on the show for the second time.

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Want a free book that will make you laugh?

Bryan Eisenberg

All Over the Place: Adventures in Travel, True Love, and Petty Theft. My friend Geraldine DeRuiter ( @everywhereist ) is about to release her first book. The book will be released May 2nd. The reviews have been amazing so far. I am sure you will love her writing like I do.

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2017 Mid Year Income Report: How Our Online Store Performed In The First Half Of The Year

My Wife Quit Her Job

My wife actually closed the half year books on Bumblebee Linens weeks ago but I couldn’t find the time to write this up because we’ve been traveling so much. But traveling more doesn’t mean that our store has been stagnant.

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92 Small Business Tax Deductions to Use Now (+11 You Should Never Try)


Business travel (here’s what you need to know!). Charity or traveling to perform charitable services. Eating out while you’re traveling for business. So far in this Ecommerce Tax Handbook we’ve covered sales tax , Amazon FBA , and tax law deadlines.

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170: How To Build A Highly Engaged Instagram Following With Sue B Zimmerman

My Wife Quit Her Job

She is known as the Instagram Expert and travels across the world sharing her Instagram expertise. She is known as the Instagram Expert and travels across the world sharing her Instagram expertise. Today I’m excited to have Sue B Zimmerman on the show. Now Sue and I met through a mutual friend and I actually recently watched her speak at Ryan Deiss’ Traffic and Conversion Summit.

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Rewards Case Study: Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards

travellers. companies considered “major carriers” , competition in the travel industry is fierce. When it comes to choosing the perfect airline, there’s no shortage of options for U.S. With 18 U.S As a result, customer retention is more critical to staying in the air than ever before. In an industry this competitive, how do airlines keep customers coming back, flight after flight? Program Case Studies

Rewards Case Study: Marks and Spencer Sparks Rewards

If you’ve ever travelled across the pond to the UK, odds are you’ve come across Marks & Spencer (M&S). Established over 100 years ago, their retail stores are known for being a one stop shop for almost any home goods - not unlike Walmart or Target in North America.

Dealing With FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) And How To Find Work Life Balance

My Wife Quit Her Job

Me: I feel like a slacker) Another friend is living it up by taking time off and travelling the world. (Me: I have a love hate relationship with Facebook. On one hand, Facebook allows me to keep in touch with and keep track of what my friends are up to.

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Instagram Made Me Buy It!


Because Instagram has such an intense focus on fashion, travel, and lifestyle, it’s a perfect fit for many ecommerce brands looking to reach new audiences and raise awareness of their innovative products. Instagram and shopping go together like peanut butter and jelly.

2017 Income Report: How We Grew Our Online Store And Highlights For The Year

My Wife Quit Her Job

That being said, it’s also been a hectic year filled with lots of traveling, injuries and family activities. My wife just closed the books on 2017 and I’m happy to report that our online store had another record year.

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Rewards Case Study: World of Hyatt

As someone who loves travelling but doesn’t have the budget to match, I’m always looking for ways to save a bit of money when I’m abroad. With nearly 800 hotels in 54 countries , Hyatt has an impressive global reach that allows travellers like myself to be rewarded in whatever corner of the world they find themselves in. In my research I stumbled across the World of Hyatt rewards program, and was very intrigued by the idea of saving money just by staying at the Hyatt.

Rewards Case Study: Marriott Rewards

More hotel chains are offering loyalty rewards today versus back then, which means you want to make sure you’re getting the best possible value whether you’re a seasoned business traveler or just taking the kids away for the weekend.

Is Foot Traffic Still Important to Omnichannel Retail?


Going on any sort of travel begins with identifying a destination and searching for the best route to get there. Or do you want a scenic route promising an enriching travel experience? The customer might even choose a more scenic route by travelling to the physical store.

4 examples of better intent-based audience buying


Travel. Travel advertisers care about completed bookings on their own website, competing sites, and online travel agencies. Now, let’s say a travel company is looking to grow its loyal customer base.

Know Why Your Customers Like You?

Rishi Rawat

We assume people who bought and loved the Travel Pro 3-Wheel mobility scooter must love it because of one of these listed features: Top Speed: 4.00 I use the scooter to travel back and forth to our club house for activities.”

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4 Secrets To Boosting Retail Revenue By Catering To Foreign Tourists

Retail TouchPoints

As a result, most tourists spend serious time and money shopping when they travel here to the U.S. They Are Here For The Deals — So Push Them Hard Travelers to the U.S. By Amitaabh Malhotra, Omnyway Tourism is big business in the U.S. In 2016, 75.6

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Why Digital-Native Brands Are Moving In-Store


The space also features workshops and events focusing on topics such as food, wellness, technology, art, music, entrepreneurship, and travel. Jen Rubio, Co-founder of Away, explains: “You walk in and you’re immediately surrounded by travel guides and books.

Brand Loyalty Examples: 8 B2C Brands with a Rabid Fanbase


Away’s marketing strategy involves two key elements: partnering with influencers and plugging into the burgeoning travel blogging and podcast market. Fans are everything. These are the people who love your brand and your products so much they can’t wait to tell their friends.

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Where in the world is Steve?

Steve Dennis

I’ll be traveling quite a bit over the next few months attending major industry conferences and (often) delivering my latest keynote “A Really Bad Time To Be Boring: Reinventing Retail In The Age Of Amazon.”

The Empowered Marketer: Catering to the High Fashion Buyer


Most of our customers live in coastal cities and are interested in: personal finance, travel, and fashion. 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.

The Marketing Behind the Most Exciting Ecommerce Fashion Brands


Monday Swimwear is really all about the style of resort-wear and a life of travel, which is perfectly shown off in their social channels. Loyalty isn’t easy to earn in the ever-changing world of ecommerce fashion.

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


But targeting an entire page to residents of King of Prussia wouldn’t make sense as people from all over the Pennsylvania/New Jersey/Delaware region travel out there to shop. Location-based marketing is part of our daily lives as consumers.

How Businesses Can Prepare For The Evolving Commerce Landscape

Retail TouchPoints

Because you’re traveling to NYC in a couple days and you don’t want to pay for express shipping, you select the checkout option that lets you buy online and pick up in-store at the location near your hotel in NYC.

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