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How Marketing to the Military Brought Purple 6x Conversions

A smiling male soldier hugging his daughter, happy they receive a discount from companies that market to the military.
Purple needed a customer acquisition strategy that would help it stand out from the crowd. The company had a revolutionary product—a mattress developed by world-class innovators of comfort technology. But it was also competing with 200 other mattress brands for the attention of consumers.  The solution? Marketing to the military with a gated, personalized offer. ...
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Gated Offers: A Customer Acquisition Strategy That’s Tripling Conversions

A young man redeeming a gated offer on his cell phone. 94% of shoppers would take advantage of a gated offer.
Digital marketers know it from their data: The online buyer-seller relationship is on the rocks. The causes are plain to see. Consumers are barraged with messages. They’re hounded by urgent tones, remarketing ads, notifications and emailers, and their social media icons light up with red alert buttons begging them to click. They can’t keep up ...
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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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Retailers Honor Military Members and Their Service During Military Appreciation Month

Companies partner with SheerID to offer exclusive, gated offers to military in support of their service and sacrifice throughout May. Portland, OR — May 20, 2019 — May is a time to honor and express gratitude to current and former members of the U.S. Armed forces with National Military Appreciation Month. Not only do we ...
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Pandora Targets Streaming Media’s Next Hot Segment: The Military

A smiling soldier listens to Pandora. The streaming media company is acquiring loyal subscribers by marketing to the military with exclusive discounts on their premium plan.
Streaming media companies understand the power of marketing to students. Leading brands like Tidal, YouTube, SoundCloud, and now Pandora are using student discounts to attract younger customers and motivate freemium users to convert to paid subscribers. But students aren’t the only coveted demographic in the subscription economy. Marketing to the military also has great potential. ...
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Globus and SheerID Offer 5 Tips on Using Targeted Offers for Customer Acquisition

The view of an airport from the tarmac. Travel brands that provide the military with exclusive offers boost customer acquisition.
It’s hard for a brand to stand out when everyone is flooding the same channels with the same kinds of promotions. And the competition is fiercest in the travel industry: 93% of travel marketers said they regularly use universal discounts to promote their offerings.   Jeff Russell, Globus’s Director of Marketing, and Bill Schneider, SheerID’s ...
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3 Ideas to Consider When Marketing to the Military

7 Ways to Honor the Military and Drive Revenue in 2019
During our webinar “7 Ways to Honor the Military and Drive Revenue in 2019,” we discussed why marketing to military members with gated, exclusive offers is good for the community and good for business. Here are the top three takeaways: 01  Go Beyond Active Duty Include more than active military members in your offer. Of ...
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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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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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How American Giant Drove More Military Orders with Less Effort

A man wearing American Giant apparel he purchased through a military exclusive offer. The program is one of the company’s most effective customer acquisition strategies.
American Giant is a fast-growing start-up in the highly competitive apparel market. Their high-quality, American-made clothing was a stark contrast to “fast fashion”—imported clothing that valued brand recognition over quality—but the company's commitment to style and durability found an audience and put them on the map. American Giant had a lean marketing team who knew ...
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