New Harris Survey: Teachers’ Plight and How Brands Can Help

When Covid-19  hit, it disrupted families and schools across the United States. Parents were overwhelmed, teachers were displaced, and children had to start learning from home. A year and a half later the pandemic continues to take an unthinkable toll on our communities, creating social, emotional, and academic burdens - especially for students and teachers. ...
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Five Tips From 44 CMOs On Building Trust With Zero-Party Data

Marketers have long relied on third-party data to target and acquire customers, personalize messages, and drive growth. However, those days are numbered. Increased digital privacy concerns are driving investments in new data sources, customer content, and community-building programs.  Data collection and the understanding of customer identity is changing. Marketers are discovering that first-party and zero-party ...
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Alteryx Promotes Customer Loyalty with Gated Offers for Students and Teachers

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Companies everywhere are searching for data-driven solutions to their business challenges, and many of them are using Alteryx software to find them. The trouble is, the workforce has a shortage of skilled data analysts. Alteryx sees this as an opportunity. The company recognized the need to prepare college students to enter these fast-growing careers, and ...
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Why Brands Should Consider The Role Of Identity When It Comes To Customer Loyalty

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The pandemic has marketers witnessing consumers adopting new digital behaviors and brands embracing e-commerce on a new level, forcing them to rethink how to earn consumer loyalty. Many brands have struggled with being present during this crisis, but those who continued to lean in and look for new strategies, have not only found success but ...
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What Financial Marketers Can Learn From Retail

The case studies of the future will look back at the pandemic as a time when businesses were forced to adapt to customer needs more swiftly than ever before, and no industry has demonstrated this more nimbly than retail. As shoppers moved online, retailers quickly found ways to give customers a more personalized experience that ...
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How Personalized Offers Can Heal Healthcare Workers—and Your Brand

Last spring, communities around the globe joined together every night to applaud, ring bells, and show appreciation for the hardworking healthcare professionals that were facing the unprecedented crisis of covid-19. Brands joined in, with many social media posts proclaiming solidarity and thanks for frontline workers.  Nearly a year later, those nightly cheers are a distant ...
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Teachers Will Reward Brands That Support Them — Infographic

The pandemic has upended education. And while teachers’ commitment to their students has never wavered, the form it takes has.  According to our seventh annual marketing to teachers survey, conducted in partnership with Agile Education Marketing, 9 in 10 teachers said they used their own money to fill the gap in their school budgets. Before ...
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How Cause Marketing Can Help You Grow Your Business

Former British prime minister Winston Churchill said, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Today’s brands know that making a profit is not enough. They want to make a difference, not only to succeed financially but to leave the world a better place. It’s no ...
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How to Grow Your Business by Caring for Customers

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The coronavirus has unraveled everyone’s world, but marketers carry additional stress. Many are wondering how to engage their customers during this crisis, and how their brands can be part of the solution in an authentic and meaningful way.  The answer is to provide personalized offers to those that have been hardest hit. Our recent survey ...
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7 Pitfalls of Marketplace-Based Verification and How to Avoid Them

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Affiliate-based marketing is popular, and it’s easy to see why. In exchange for a commission, affiliates promote brand offers. It’s a win-win, right? The answer is “It depends.”  When it comes to delivering personalized offers to consumer communities such as students, teachers, healthcare workers, or the military, the affiliate-centric marketplace verification model can be a ...
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