eCommerce is growing rapidly as consumers expect convenience and tailored shopping experiences. Not surprisingly, ecommerce sales have soared even higher in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic has caused shoppers to stay at home and avoid large crowds.
COVID-19’s sudden impact on consumer shopping behaviors forced retail brands to adapt quickly. As the pandemic continues to affect the retail industry, preparing for 2021 is essential for brands to stay relevant to their audience and drive sales.
As marketing shifts further and further into the digital world, having an experienced digital advertising agency and a sound digital strategy is more important than ever.
The major trends of 2018, 2019 as well as predictions for 2020, all point to Instagram. These trends include the importance of social media Stories, the financial success companies are gaining from in-app shopping and the development of IGTV.
When is the last time you heard back from a brand after giving it a shout out on your social media? Have you been acknowledged by a company on social media after you had a bad experience with them? To be an active participant in social media is extremely important for a brand.
Customer engagement is the connection between customer and brand. It encourages customers to interact and share their experiences with the brands they support. Positive and strong customer engagement can grow a brand substantially, while lackluster or negative customer experiences can potentially deal businesses a fatal blow.
By now most of us have heard of goat yoga, the animal-snuggling fitness sensation that has taken the nation by storm. But how did it become a craze seemingly overnight?
If you play a role in marketing today you’ve likely heard the attention span of the average human has shrunk to only eight seconds. Last year, the New York Times published a story that stated our attention span is now shorter than that of a goldfish.
Through our recent 2016 Changing Pet Ownership Study, we uncovered generational insights among Millennial, Gen X and Boomer pet owners. Not surprisingly, Millennials are driving the most significant changes in pet ownership.
GenZers are fluent in a sort of visual vocabulary—a sophisticated short hand in their Snapchat-Instagram-Whisper-world that minimizes reading and maximizes their time. Millennials don’t read for many other reasons. They appear to be a little effort-challenged.
Add another aspect to your role: social. The new job of telecommunications marketers is to make customers feel not only good, but smart and heard. When asked if telecom providers use social media in an effective way to engage them, only five percent of customers strongly agreed while twenty percent moderately agreed.
Pet Age recently reported that retailers are ignoring customers’ social media requests. In fact, retailers failed to respond to more than 80 percent of consumer questions and requests on social media in the last year, most notably during the holiday season. That includes pet retailers, too.