Adweek Webinar Highlights How Rothy’s Used Its Current Customers to Acquire New Ones

Acquiring customers is especially difficult right now. For Rothy’s, a direct-to-consumer shoe company with a whole-brand approach to sustainability, that’s no different. When the economy took a turn and consumer spending began to drop, many brands made a knee-jerk reaction, running promotions and super-sales. Not Rothy’s, though. They didn’t want to dilute their brand’s perceived ...
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Building Consumer Trust: How to Turn Data Privacy into a Marketing Advantage

Had the authors of the US Declaration of Independence seen our day, they may have added data privacy to the list of “unalienable rights”—and for good reason. Every online interaction leaves a digital footprint of who you are, and this data is often tracked, collected, and sold without our knowledge or explicit consent.  Brands that ...
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How a Personalized Offer to Nurses Brought in 8,000 New Customers

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Nurses deserve our support—now more than ever—and leading brands like AT&T and The North Face are giving them personalized offers to say thank you. Honoring nurses is a smart marketing strategy because it supports people we count on and helps brands acquire new customers. When CheapCaribbean launched its personalized offer to nurses, it had 2x ...
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5 Steps to Ensure the Success of Your Personalized Offer

Delivering personalized offers is a smart move for brands. But they often don’t see their programs deliver big results, usually for one of two reasons. Their fear of discount abuse keeps them from promoting the offer broadly, or they use manual verification to confirm eligibility, which wastes valuable time and resources and doesn’t scale.  Targus, ...
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New Research: What Consumers Hardest Hit by the Pandemic Want from Brands

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The coronavirus has turned the world upside down, and everyone is struggling to adapt. As we face the fallout and search for ways to survive, what role do brands play in helping us, and what do we expect from them?  And if you belong to a group that has been directly impacted by the pandemic, ...
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How Engaging a Community Can Drive Customer Acquisition

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Headspace is an online company specializing in meditation, and it has a clear mission: to improve the health and happiness of the world. That’s a tall order, even for a company that already has subscribers in 190 countries and has been using traditional customer acquisition strategies to successfully engage them.  To fulfill this mission, Headspace ...
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5 Reasons to Target First Responders with Personalized Promotions

An example of Tuft&Needle's personalized promotion to the military and first responders: a picture of a man and dog on a bed, with copy that reads, "Real heroes deserve real savings. We are proud to offer a 15% discount to our military and first responders.
Personalized promotions can be a highly effective way to acquire new customers, but personalized emails aren’t enough. Shoppers want brands to truly support them and their communities. Nearly two-thirds of consumers prefer to buy from companies that reflect their own values and beliefs. Brands have been using cause marketing to demonstrate this kind of alignment ...
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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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7 Personalized Promotions You Should Run in 2020

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At a time when customer acquisition costs are rising and consumers are worried about how brands are using their data, savvy marketers are finding a fresh way to deliver personalized promotions: identity marketing.  Identity marketing is a privacy-friendly approach to personalization that feels authentic because it recognizes people’s deep sense of belonging to a consumer ...
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How Marketing to the Military Brought Purple 6x Conversions

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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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