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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…

Data is complicated — sometimes it’s confusing, sometimes it’s a lifesaver. In the world of marketing, it’s a must, and savvy digital marketers are already well-versed in using tools like Google Analytics, Adwords, and other social media analytics to support marketing campaigns. But what about the supply chain? Today, brands that rely on past performance and gut instinct rather than on robust data and predictive analytics are making a big mistake.  For e-commerce companies, supply…

Big data, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning technologies are rapidly changing global business practices. To remain competitive, brands need to embrace data-driven marketing. But integrating it into your business can be a challenge without company-wide buy-in. For data-driven marketing strategies to be as effective, companies need several components in place: At least one primary leader that evangelizes data-backed methods. A consensus throughout all relevant departments that data-driven marketing is a priority. A shift in…

As a direct-to-consumer (D2C) brand, expanding your business may be one of the toughest challenges you’ll face. However, it’s also an exciting time — if you want to grow your business, it means that customers are receiving your brand well, and you’re bringing in a profit.  While many things have the potential to go wrong, you can get ahead of the game by creating a marketing strategy that you’re confident about. This means not just…

Retargeting is a crucial e-commerce marketing strategy for direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands. Retargeting not only helps companies bring back the whopping 90% of website visitors who leave without purchasing, but it also provides personalized advertising experiences that increase return on investment (ROI) and improve conversion rates.  Advertisers find success with retargeting indecisive shoppers and bringing them back to complete purchases. You can find success with retargeting across a broad network of platforms and devices, including social…

This probably doesn’t come as a surprise, but it’s much cheaper to retain customers than it is to acquire new ones. Because clicks and conversions are continually increasing in cost, customer retention is especially important for e-commerce brands that are looking to succeed in a saturated market. This is why it’s essential to track how receptive your existing customers are by measuring purchase frequency.  Let’s take a look at what purchase frequency is, how to…

Marketers understand that to compete in today’s business environment, it’s essential to form bonds and connections with your audience. Some experts estimate that consumers are exposed to as many as 4,000 to 10,000 marketing messages every day. To cut through the noise, brands must appeal to the unique interests and needs of their audiences and connect with them in a way that they appreciate. This is where buyer personas come in. Over half of modern…

Remember when you were a kid, and you just HAD to have the latest McDonald’s Happy Meal toy? Whether it was a Beanie Baby or a Hot Wheels car, you probably devoured many chicken nuggets and french fries to collect all the toys you could. Your little kid brain probably didn’t realize it, but you were witnessing one of the most underrated tools in a marketing professional’s arsenal: co-marketing.  Even though your Happy Meal days…

The last several years have seen a near-seismic shift in the way marketers think of customers. As the marketing flywheel takes the place of the marketing funnel, customers have gone from being the end result of the marketing process to being at the center. Content isn’t just for customers anymore — content should also be by and about customers. This is where user-generated content (UGC) comes in.  UGC started as a way to lump together…

Product marketing and growth hacking are often challenging to define. They exist near each other in the org chart, but there are key differences: Product marketing sits at the intersection of the sales and marketing teams and is mostly about building pre-sale value. Growth hacking primarily focuses on post-sale value and is in close correspondence with teams like product, UX/design, and customer success. While these dynamics can vary according to products, this dichotomy is typical…