Customer Loyalty

Customer loyalty programs have evolved far beyond the archetypal punch-card. Today’s consumers value personalized engagement and rewards. Offering exclusive discounts to seniors, teachers, students, and military service members demonstrates that your brand knows and values them as customers and as people. A customer loyalty program that includes gated offers drives acquisition rates, increases customer loyalty, and fosters positive word-of-mouth, leading to gains in overall customer lifetime value. SheerID helps you protect the value of your customer loyalty program with digital verification that ensures your offers remain exclusive, and that your customers feel rewarded for their loyalty.

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How Gated Offers Help Levi’s Win Customers through Value and Values

A military woman smiling because she feels honored by Levi's new customer acquisition program providing the military community with exclusive discounts.
Levi’s is making a comeback. Since joining as CEO in 2011, Chip Bergh has restored the iconic brand not just to profitability, but to prominence in American culture. And new customer acquisition programs are driving its success. The company has refocused its positioning for women and renewed efforts to reach a younger audience. And now ...
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Answer Forrester’s Call for Authenticity with Personalized Marketing

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Forrester’s 2019 B2C predictions emphasize authentic connections with consumers. These kinds of engagements can be tricky in a saturated market. However, brands can break through the noise using personalized marketing through content, promotions, and experiences designed for a target audience. For example, gated, exclusive offers are designed based on consumers' affiliation or life stage and ...
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How SheerID and Salesforce Commerce Cloud Makes B2C Customer Acquisition Easy

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Retailers looking to increase B2C customer acquisition have something new to cheer about: SheerID is now member of the Salesforce Commerce Cloud Partner Marketplace.   This means retailers who use Salesforce Commerce Cloud can now more easily use SheerID’s Digital Verification Platform to incorporate gated, exclusive offers into their marketing and sales efforts. SheerID’s integration ...
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Spotify’s New Project with the Obamas Creates Product Differentiation

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Spotify is the trendsetter of personalized, exclusive content, and its user-first approach creates successful product differentiation. As a result, Spotify reported 100M Premium subscribers and more than 217M monthly active users this year. What's more, the company’s new deal with the Obamas demonstrates a continued commitment to subscribers. Cornering Exclusive Content The recent exclusive contract ...
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Personalized Marketing Can Solve Customer Acquisition Woes for Subscription Services

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The results are in: customer acquisition is at its best with uninterrupted, premium content. Viewers will pay more for fewer ads. Even if that content is (more or less) “free.”   But how do content providers move confidently to a direct to consumer (or DTC) model when they’re up against giants like Netflix and Spotify? ...
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5 Customer Acquisition Strategies for Box Subscription Companies

Let’s get the hard truth out of the way: current customer acquisition strategies for subscription companies are struggling to establish loyalty. That spells bad news for your bottom line. Case in point: HubSpot found that acquisition costs have jumped over 50% for paid channels. However, the overall subscription economy continues to grow at a quick ...
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Hook New Subscribers With 3 Exclusive Promotions

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The subscription box industry is no stranger to using discounts for customer acquisition strategy. Ideally, a new subscriber is incentivized to try a new subscription box by a discount. They fall in love with the product and become a loyal customer. It doesn’t always work out that way. The truth is, the market is chock ...
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How Zappos Is Creating Truly Personalized Marketing

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Every brand says they put customers first, but Zappos means it. While many companies force customers through a labyrinth of obstacles to reach a customer service representative, Zappos displays its phone number on every web page, avoids the use of phone trees, and answers calls in less than a minute. And now the brand that ...
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How Purple is Marketing to the Military to Drive Customer Acquisition

A soldier in the field at twilight is part of a customer acquisition ad promoting Purple's 10% discount for the military.
Sleep is the new commodity, and it’s booming. According to Digiday, the online mattress category has swelled to 150 players, and the global mattress market is expected to reach $43 billion by 2024. In a space this saturated, the pressure is on for both incumbent brands and new entrants to rise above the noise. For ...
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How to End Employee Discount Abuse

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Employee perks are the bomb. Who doesn’t love getting an exclusive discount on a wireless plan or at a favorite retailer, just for showing up to work? Employee perks improve people’s quality of life and engender company loyalty. Likewise, employee discounts are the kind of “cherry-on-top” benefit that helps employers recruit rockstar talent. In fact, ...
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