Protecting Your Promotions: Using Identity Verification to Secure Your Bottom Line

Use SheerID to protect your promotions.
In today's digital age, fraud poses a substantial threat for all brands offering high-value promotional offers. Advanced fraudulent activities on promotions, including identity scams, are becoming increasingly common. In fact, promotion fraud represented 1.2% of US retail revenue totaling $89 billion in 2021, according to a survey from Ekata, and it is currently ranked as ...
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Convert Holiday Shoppers to Year-Round Fans

Retain holiday shoppers all year round.
The original version of this piece appeared as a Multichannel Merchants post. Holiday sales can offer retailers a major boost—but what happens when the holiday passes and consumers go back to business as usual? How can you persuade shoppers to come back after the Black Friday sale or the Christmas rush? After all, consumers motivated ...
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Gather High-Quality Data, Improve the Customer Experience

Gather zero-party data while also improving the user experience.
The original version of this piece appeared as a Retail Customer Experience post. With increasing demands for stricter data privacy, marketers are tasked with adjusting their data collection practices accordingly. Rather than defaulting to third-party data, brands need to prioritize zero-party data that customers willingly hand over. But how do you convince customers to share ...
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A New Way of Collecting Consumer Data

Update your marketing strategy for a cookieless world.
The original version of this piece appeared as a Martech Series post. With stricter regulations in place and greater consumer demand for less invasive data gathering practices, data collection is changing and marketers need to adjust their strategies to keep up. Having access to consumer data benefits you, the marketer, but it also needs to ...
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Convert Gen Z Consumers Into Loyal Customers

Win the loyalty of Gen Z consumers.
The original version of this piece appeared as a Forbes post. Marketers face challenges when crafting loyalty programs that cater to Gen Z, a core consumer demographic with distinct values, commercial preferences, and digital habits. The key to attracting and retaining Gen Z lies in respecting their preferences for autonomy, convenience, and authenticity. To achieve ...
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Clear Out Excess Inventory With Strategic Promotions

Clear out excess inventory without negatively impacting profit margins.
The original version of this piece appeared as a Chain Store Age post. When retailers find themselves stuck with excess inventory after a holiday, the go-to solution is widespread, dramatic markdowns. But this technique can quickly eat into profit margins, and customers may even be hesitant to buy from the brand full-price.  To solve this ...
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Why Brands Should Prioritize Omnichannel Marketing

Brands need to prioritize omnichannel marketing.
The original version of this piece appeared as a Retail Customer Experience post. Customers today want options. They don’t want to be limited to one method of shopping; instead, they expect the flexibility to visit a brick-and-mortar store, check out online, or use an app.  To meet this demand, brands need to adopt an agile ...
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Top Marketing Strategies for High-Performing Exclusive Offers

Engage your audience with exclusive offers.
Top brands around the world—like SONIC, T-Mobile, and AT&T—have found tremendous success using exclusive offers to engage customers. This technique—known as identity marketing—works because it targets consumer communities whose members are united by deeply personal traits such as their job, lifestage, or affiliation.  By offering groups such as the military, students, or healthcare workers gated ...
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Support Your Customers’ Values, Win Their Loyalty

Win customers by aligning with their values.
The original version of this piece appeared as an Adweek post. Consumers today prioritize the values and ethics of the companies they support, and they are more likely to remain loyal to brands that align with their own beliefs. In fact, research shows that customers are willing to pay more for products or services from ...
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6 Tips for Succeeding with SheerID’s Free Trial

Learn how to get the most out of your free trial with SheerID.
The team over here at SheerID understands that marketers are looking for ways to break into crowded markets and find new customers. Part of my job is to help connect people with our product and I love introducing people to our free trial. Over the past few months, I’ve analyzed thousands of marketers have experienced ...
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