We made it. It’s that time of year where we each get a turn at taking that long-awaited vacation. Or maybe you’re planning ahead for Labor Day weekend. It would make sense that as we’re lounging at the beach or spending quality time with family, the last thing we’d be jumping to check is our email.
Despite its somewhat rocky start, e-commerce has established itself as a powerful industry that’s completely changing the way consumers fulfill their needs. According to Digital Commerce 360, e-commerce sales represented 51.9% of all retail sales growth. In the US, we can thank Amazon alone for 40% of online purchases. Our market is changing and with it, so must we. Here are some ways to ensure your businesses is staying on top of all the changes the e-commerce growth rate is bringing.
Let’s face it, ads are unavoidable. Constantly being bombarded with ads becomes tiresome for the everyday consumer who often becomes frustrated rather than receptive. So, how can your business create an effective ad campaign that’s engaging yet still impactful? Spotify’s use of location-based marketing has done just that. Here’s what we can learn from it.
Amazon has come a long away from its humble beginnings as a simple website to sell books. Now an industry leading e-commerce platform dominating internet retail, it provides an opportunity for businesses to expand the reach of their traditional stores. More recently, however, it has been found that Amazon display ads are also helping to drive non-Amazon sales.
In the last few years, video content marketing has become such a powerful tool for digital marketing. It is visually appealing and provides insightful information to viewers through a more attention-grabbing type of media. Keep in mind, you are trying to explain a lot of information in a few seconds. But when you do it well, you see higher engagement and build a better relationship with your audience. Here are five videos types you should incorporate into your social media marketing strategy going forward.
Real estate agents have a lot to gain from using social media to promote listings and services. With access to vast audiences through social media, real estate agents are granted the power to bring in targeted potential buyers from all over. And with little to no cost, you can promote your listings via social media. Real estate staging can also build a presence on image sharing platforms, such as Instagram and Facebook. Here are some cheap real estate staging tips for realtors to employ in their business.
Hashtags have long moved past ironic misspellings of words and cheesy phrases to describe a picture. When used properly, they can be a powerful tool to boost content views as well as find other audiences to target. Here are some of the most effective hashtag practices for realtors to employ.
Influencer Marketing is both an old and new marketing tool, taking the idea of celebrity endorsements and placing it into a present-day content-based marketing campaign. The difference is that the results of the campaign are collaborations between the businesses and influencers. An Influencer doesn’t necessarily have to be a celebrity. An influencer can be a popular photographer on Instagram, a blogger who regularly tweets, or even a marketing executive on LinkedIn, as long as the person has a huge following on social media within your industry.
While product descriptions may seem to be nothing more than overlooked text, they can be the deciding factor in whether a customer purchases your product or not. Crafting honest, attention grabbing descriptions is a great way to persuade your customers to take the plunge while showcasing brand consistency and strengthening customer loyalty. Here are some tips to revamp your e-commerce product descriptions.
Facebook advertising has been growing rapidly for the last few years, with roughly 90% of marketers depending on this platform for their advertising needs. Despite the constant growth of Facebook Ads, getting a high return on investment isn’t easy. You must keep in mind best practices when implementing Facebook Ads and consistently tailor your campaign for best results.