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13 killer Black Friday marketing hacks

Over the next couple of weeks we’ll be revealing a selection of our 37 brilliant Black Friday marketing hacks. If you missed the first nine tactics you can check out the blog here. Keep an eye on…

9 brilliant Black Friday marketing hacks

Over the course of four weeks we’ll be revealing a selection of our 37 brilliant Black Friday marketing hacks. Watch out every Friday until Black Friday for smart tactics you can start using now, or download the…

Supercharging your marketing communication with in-store customer data

Businesses with a retail presence know very well that a strong omnichannel strategy lives and dies on having a single customer view. Storing offline and online shopping history in one place sounds awesome on paper but collecting…

The 10 hottest topics to focus on when planning your eCommerce Expo itinerary

eCommerce Expo is almost upon us. Taking place over two days, this year’s eCommerce Expo is going to be bigger than ever. There’s going to be more talks and more insight than one person can handle. Unfortunately,…

6 marketing strategies to build your online presence

Digital marketing has changed the way publicity and advertising work – you can reach millions of users globally with a random click or tap into thousands of opinions with a brimming fan base. Inbound marketing strategies help…

Learning and development with dotdigital

Following your feedback, we’ve updated the dotlive format. To ensure everyone leaves empowered to adopt the new tactics we discuss, we’ve tailored our dotlives to address the specific challenges faced by B2B, B2C, and non-profit organizations. For…

What is RFM and how can you use it in your marketing?

These personas are created by giving each customer three scores. The scores are based on the recency (R), frequency (F), and monetary value (M) of purchases made. Each is scored between 1 (worst) and 5 (best). The RFM scores are relative and appropriate to…

Why use AI-powered product recommendations?

A humble bestseller product recommendation is an easy win. For a little effort and low data dependencies, it gives you strong revenue uplift. Bestsellers’ high performance makes sense. Your most popular products are popular for good reason.…

Happy Mother’s Day to all the brands out there!

Here are some 2019 examples you can draw on for inspiration next year: Combining Products If you carry both kids and adult ranges, consider combining the products into a Mother / Son or Mother / Daughter duo,…

Ignoring big data is hurting your customer experience

We’ve all heard the saying before – content is king. So, what does that make data? If we’re sticking with the analogy of chess in regards to marketing efforts, where on the board does big data fall?…

What’s up with WhatsApp for Business?

WhatsApp for business origins The year is 2013 and, new kid on the block, WhatsApp has recorded over $20 million in revenue. Few would have put money on the fact that Facebook would buy it under twelve…

How Amazon Moments affects customer loyalty in the most unexpected way

Zsuzsa is co-founder and CMO at Antavo, the leading customer loyalty technology partner of dotdigital, specialized in helping fashion and retail brands in Europe. They provide technology and strategy to create customer retention programs so brands can…

Travel and hospitality business messaging is the perfect model. Here’s why

You’ve booked a holiday (lucky you). What’s the first thing that happens next? Whether you’ve booked via an app, a site, or on the phone, you’re likely to receive a detailed confirmation instantly. And, these days you’re…

What is CPaaS and what does it mean for my business?

So what is CPaaS? Well, as we mentioned, CPaaS is an acronym – Communications Platform as a Service. But what does that mean? For your customers, CPaaS is the cloud-based platform that allows real-time conversations between them…

Omnichannel solutions and customer experience: part two

Part two: How to deliver great customer experience Every single customer experience, whether it’s online or offline, should be an opportunity for personalized service. It should be an interaction and a seamless way for the customer to…