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Susan Gilbert

12 eCommerce Sales, Twitter and Customer Relationships Tools

eCommerce Sales, Twitter Following, and Customer Relationship Tools

The following is made up of 3 “Business Tips” articles, each of which talks about 4 helpful tools and resources around a specific area of your business. Today, the subjects are: eCommerce tools to boost sales Improve your Twitter following Better Communication and Customer Relationships 4 eCommerce Tools You Can Use to Increase Your Sales…


Raymond Stokes

7 Ways to Boost Your Consumer Trust

Consumer Trust

If you polled your consumers right now, would all of them say that they trust you? Are you 100% sure? More than ever, competition is fierce and customer loyalty hard to come by in almost any market. Consumers are becoming increasingly skeptical as they receive Dozens or perhaps even hundreds of brand messages daily, both…


Jan Gordon

Do your customers have an emotional connection to your brand?

The Importance of Emotional Connection Creating an emotional connection to your brand is the way that you turn customers into raving fans that beat down doors to buy your latest offering. Appeals to emotion have been used in advertising for decades. In the digital realm, many marketers are attempting to use emotional appeals through content…


Daniel Newman

Building Trust With Content Marketing: The Basics

 5 Ways To Build Trust With Content Marketing  How to ensure content marketing gets through the online noise. If you stop to consider the fact that there are 347 blog posts created every minute, you will probably come to the conclusion that we have entered the age of information overload. Beyond blogs, there are videos,…


Albert Qian

A Social Media Budget For Every Strategy: Content Marketing

With social media being so ubiquitous in marketing activities, marketers have many options to choose from when considering what platform to use. The numbers can be very confusing sometimes, in addition to the identification of why the marketer needs a particular platform. As I look at my social media efforts month over month, I always consider…


Martin (Marty) Smith

Is Ecommerce Stuck In The Mud?

Is E-commerce Stuck In The Mud? After our first Holiday Ecommies Review of 30+ top online retailers (@Ecommies is a new ecommerce ratings, review and award site coming soon). It’s clear e-retailers are stuck in the mud. Holiday 2013 merchandising was flat, uninspired and not original or festive. REI.com and Williams-Sonoma created Holiday 2013 bright…