5 Reasons Why EQ-Focused CMOs are the Future of Marketing

The Growing Importance of Marketing with Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and Why IQ is Quickly Taking a Back Seat The World Economic Forum report predicts that Emotional Intelligence (EQ) will become one of the top ten skills for employees by 2020. So with CMO’s having the shortest average C-Suite life-span, it’s a huge indicator of the […]

Craft Cannabis Might Be the New Craft Beer – Here’s What That Means

The craft cannabis and craft beer markets have a lot in common. Here’s everything you need to know about these similarities. Source The craft cannabis and craft beer industries are part of a larger field of premium products made by similar people and geared toward similar consumers. No, we aren’t talking about products you consume […]

Consider These Factors When Starting Your Home-Based Business

As evolving technology allows people like you and me to do more and more from the comfort of our own home, it’s easy to understand why the idea of starting your home-based business is growing in popularity. However, that doesn’t mean all businesses started from home are successful — actually, most aren’t. There is a process […]

Case Study: Gap, Inc. Improves Marketing Results with a Personalized Approach

A conversation with Noam Paransky, SVP of Digital at Gap Inc., about their strategy and technology Savvy marketers know that today’s consumers are picky—they no longer respond to batch-and-blast marketing campaigns directed to a broad swath of buyers. They want to connect with brands who are as authentic and unique as they are. They look […]

41 Ways to Show VALUE When Cold-Emailing Prospects

This article was originally published in Medium. You’ve got a lot of competition when it comes to winning your prospect’s attention. Even if your brilliant cold email has slipped past the spam blockers and the user-defined filters, it must still rise through the clutter of your prospect’s inbox and *gulp* actually get opened! Statistically speaking, […]

Why Customer Experience is the Competitive Advantage You Didn’t Know You Needed

Why better customer experience is the new loyalty currency for travel and hospitality Introduction With most airline companies focusing on boosting their profits, it seems that the most important factor in their success has been pushed aside: the customers.   Despite reports showing that 86% of customers are willing to pay more for better customer […]

Retention: It’s About Developing Your Customer Experience Strategy

I’ve been in the e-commerce trenches since 1998, since the original dot.bomb days. I cut my teeth in the B2C acquisition, tweaking and optimizing the funnel, and have had my fair share in creating retention strategies for several clients. The biggest missed opportunity I have seen with nearly every client is: they don’t listen to […]

4 Reasons Why An Amazon Seller Should Advertise with Amazon Marketing Services (AMS)

More consumers are using Amazon as their one-stop shop for product searches rather than going through search engines. Statistics show that in December 2014, 34 percent of U.S consumers were using search engines to conduct first-time product searches. By December 2016, only 28 percent began their searches there. In the same time frame, the number […]

Oh Ship! A Conversation About Networking

Oh Ship! A Conversation About Networking This week on Oh Ship Ben Way and Freddie Laker talk about networking no-no’s, the power of–and mistakes to avoid–on LinkedIn, and their best tips when considering who to connect with at events and how. Pro tip: Drinking together can be a fun start. Join them as they dive into […]

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