1. Introduction This guide has been written to complement Econsultancy’s Social Media Strategy Best Practice Guide, Social Media Platforms Overview, B2B Social Media Best Practice Guide and Paid Search Best Practice Guide. The purpose of this guide is to provide an overview of the opportunities, risks and the required investment of time, effort and budget […]
The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is impacting every part of our lives, from the places we can go to the way we spend our time, to the priorities we have and the way we spend our money.
Pret a Manger announced the closure of 28 stores in July, leading to the loss of 2,890 jobs. The chain is hugely reliant on commuters and office workers, but with a large percentage of people still working from home, it is now struggling to regain sales.
Online, upselling can be a powerful tactic for driving more revenue from a sale. Nikki Gilliland looks at 10 powerful examples of brands using upselling online, and why they are effective.
In just a few short years, shopping journeys have evolved from what was traditionally ‘search, click, buy’ to more continuous cycles of activity. With potentially dozens of different influences going into the decision-making process, consumer journeys are now longer and more complex and often spanning multiple channels. In the words of Instagram’s Director of Product […]
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The premium homeware brand works with BounceX to re-engage high-intent customers, helping it create a more seamless customer journey and increasing visitor recognition across devices, sessions and browsers by about 300%.
Social Chain works with ASOS and Nike to promote the app #FindItWithNike, which used image recognition to help fashion fans discover new looks, reaching 20 million people and achieving more than 6,000 email sign ups.
The clothing label worked with underground creative influencers in a social content campaign, This Is The Jacket, that shifted perceptions of the brand, particularly among 16-24s.
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