How Retailers Can Stand Out in a Noisy Marketplace

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It’s no secret that digital marketers, especially those in retail, are constantly grappling with how to acquire new customers. They know that programs that lead to success one quarter can fail to deliver results in the next one. But what exactly are the challenges? And is there any hope that retail marketers can meet them? ...
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7 Tips for Effectively Marketing to the Military

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Members of the armed services make great sacrifices for our country. National Military Appreciation Month is celebrated every May, and it’s an excellent time to recognize service members’ commitment and courage, and show appreciation for the families who support them at home and abroad. So how do you honor members of the military in a ...
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7 Effective Gen Z Marketing Campaigns

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Successful marketers like you know all the tricks to create sweet promotions while taking transaction value and merchandising into account. But with so many deals and discounts coming at consumers, it can be hard to get noticed. Especially by such a digitally scrutinous audience as Gen Z. How can you best reach this rising segment ...
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How Converse is Acquiring Customers with Identity-Driven Exclusive Offers

Converse's new customer acquisition strategy gives college students and members of the military a gated, exclusive discount of 10% off.
For more than a century, Converse has been dedicated to self-expression and storytelling. The iconic brand, known for footwear that bears its hallmark star insignia, believes that what people wear defines sport, street, and creative culture. One of the brand’s goals is to help customers create an authentic style simply by being themselves. For example, ...
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Why Exclusive Offers Are Ideal for Gen Z Marketing

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How do digital marketers acquire Gen Zers as loyal, lifelong consumers? While targeted promotions have been around forever, Gen Z expects a different type of customization and engagement than previous generations. For example, they look to engage with brands that offer them more personal interaction. In addition, Gen Zers are looking for brands to keep ...
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7 Tips for Marketing to Teachers for National Teacher Appreciation Week

88% of teachers actively search for brands that offer teacher discounts.
Teachers provide an essential and noble service for our society but often aren’t given the the support they need to fulfill their mission of educating our youth. Our annual teacher survey revealed a startling fact: teachers spend an average of $652 of their own money on classroom supplies with some spending more than $7,000! That ...
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5 Things You Should Know About Marketing to Gen Z

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Marketing to Gen Z presents brands with a unique challenge. This generation never grew up with the sweet sound of dial-up kicking in. They've never had to suffer through infomercials, or listen to music and send a text message on two separate devices. But they know the internet better than any generation out there. Gen ...
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Marketing to College Students

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The college student segment in the United States is made up of nearly 20 million people. Marketing to this young, influential group is a powerful way to create lifelong customers. Currently, college students come from the millennial generation or Generation Z, and have had access to the internet for most or all of their lives. ...
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Top 3 Customer Acquisition Trends for Great Promotions in 2019

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Three major trends will affect the ROI of your marketing promotions in 2019. Here’s what’s coming—and tips for how digital marketers like you should respond to make it a banner year. #1  What’s Out: Third-Party Data that Poses Privacy Risks Marketers faced some big challenges in 2018, and data privacy was at the center of ...
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