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Whether it’s stunning visuals on Instagram or a fun quiz on Facebook, social media platforms allow direct-to-consumer (D2C) companies to connect with consumers by sharing engaging content about their products and services. Until recently, social media has been all about referral traffic to your website. Now, however, you can use your company’s social media presence to drive your sales directly through social commerce. Why Social Commerce Is Critical for E-Commerce Social commerce is selling products…

Search engines have been specifically built to bring value to internet users. Used and treated like a digital library, people from all walks of life use search engines like Google and Bing to scour the internet to learn about any and all topics. For direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands, this has been yet another channel to build brand awareness. Considering that 93% of all website traffic comes from search engines, it makes sense for D2C brands to tap into…

The internet has made it easier than ever to start a business. The bar of entry for new entrepreneurs has become so low that direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands have seemingly sprouted out of nowhere. With the number of potential customers out there, it makes sense. According to DigitalCommerce360, e-commerce sales reached $3.46 billion in 2019. The caveat to this is that the market and retail space has become overly saturated. With between 12 to 24 million…

When most people think of marketing, brand awareness comes to mind. But grabbing the attention of potential customers and funneling traffic to websites is only half the battle. Even if someone becomes aware of a brand and has shown some level of interest to purchase, it can be very easy for them not to follow through. According to a study from Episerver, 92% of shoppers visiting a website for the first time aren’t ready to purchase…

With a recent emphasis on brand awareness, it’s easy to forget that there are other customer journey stages that should be considered when building out a marketing strategy. For many marketing agencies, their clients’ primary focus has always been theirs — in this case, brand awareness. But based on Gartner’s findings, customer experience should be close behind; two-thirds of companies have made improving customer experience a cornerstone of their marketing strategy. This is a signal…

The customer lifecycle is the top consideration when developing a marketing strategy. It describes how a customer interacts with your brand, connects a need with the value of your product, and enables an ongoing transactional relationship. Ironically, as the digital footprint has expanded to global proportions, lifecycle stages have never been smaller or more analogous to the physical experience of discovering a brick and mortar store and making an in-person purchase. The better you accommodate…

Brand awareness continues to be top-of-a-mind for direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands and digital marketing agencies alike. According to Marin Software, it was the top priority for digital marketers in 2019. Creating that initial awareness is important, but it’s what D2C brands and agencies do with it that makes all the difference. On average, it takes 56 touchpoints for a window shopper to become a customer, which means that brand awareness is only the first step of the customer journey.…

You’ve probably heard the terms “search engine optimization” and “SEO” thrown around a million times, but what about search engine marketing (SEM)? Let’s go over the difference between the two, whether your business needs to use both, and the advantages of search engine marketing.  What’s Search Engine Marketing? SEM marketing is the practice of gaining traffic and visibility from search engine results pages (or SERPs) using both paid and unpaid efforts. It’s when advertisers bid…

If you want to be a thriving e-commerce business for decades to come, embracing mobile marketing is essential. That means everything from ensuring that you have a mobile-friendly site to making mobile advertising a crucial part of your strategy. Today, more than half of all online shopping is done from a mobile device. Although this is a critical part of the e-commerce experience, a vast majority of shoppers have reported issues with mobile sites, which…

While growth marketing’s definition seems pretty straightforward, proper execution is a different story. You have to stay up to date with the latest trends, stay true to the industry’s best practices, and actively grow the business through a mix of tactics and strategies — both online and offline. On top of all of this, you have to be creative to combat advertising fatigue to drive revenue. Luckily, we’ve put together a list of growth marketing…