Black Friday, Cyber Monday: How to Schedule Your Campaigns for Success

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‘Tis the season of giving. Last year represented a marketing milestone for online shopping during the hectic holiday hustle of the always busy Thanksgiving weekend. With a seasonal shift continuing to drift further away from the traditional lengthy lines and shopping cart sprints of years past, a record $3.34 billion was spent online as shoppers chose to spend their dollars … Read More

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Marketing 101—Creating a First-Class Back to School Special

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It’s that time of the year again. Back to school season brings the sounds of children chattering as they wait for the bus, the bright white reflection of sneakers that have yet to touch the blacktop, and a full-scale rush on pencils and graphing calculators. For students from kindergarten through college (and their parents), the month of August is hot … Read More

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Creating a Best-In-Class Graduation Campaign

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Oh, the places you’ll go. As the Class of 2017 collectively turn their tassels to the left, small businesses have an opportunity to capitalize on a major gift-giving occasion. According to the National Retail Federation, the average person in the market for a graduation gift will spend $106.45, a spending trend that continues to move to the top of the class. … Read More

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Winning Customers Back, One Campaign at a Time

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Baby Come Back. You’ve written, you’ve called, you’ve even stood outside in the rain playing their favorite jams from an oversized speaker. When the same old song and dance fail to show how much you want your customer to return to your business, it’s time to alter your approach and win them back with a strategy determined to bring them back … Read More

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Success at First Sight: How to Utilize a FetchRev Website Plugin

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Plug life. A large portion of our day-to-day work is dedicated to email marketing, from meticulously planning highly personalized special offers to crafting interest-piquing subject lines. Still, so much of the success of email as a distribution channel depends on your buyers’ level of engagement. Enabling the FetchRev web plugin is the ideal way to market to your customers when they … Read More

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Spring Cleaning for Email Marketing

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Without it feeling like a chore. You’ve purged the closet, straightened out the garage, and tidied up the trunk of your car. Now, in the spirit of sunnier spring days, it’s time to take a good, long look at your email marketing practices and undertake a bit of decluttering. We’re tasking you with three to-do’s that will increase your success … Read More

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The Price is Right: 3 Guidelines for Discounting Your Next Campaign

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Let’s make a deal. Everyone loves a bargain. We scavenge the clearance racks at our favorite retailers, count the seconds down until a sample sale starts, and scour thousands of deal sites searching for the seller with the lowest price. It’s common knowledge that consumers are more likely to spend money when they’re also saving money, so how can you create … Read More

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3 Common Campaign Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

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Make no mistake about it. We’re only human. We’re destined to fail, to fall, to figure it out after we gone back to the drawing board and broken it all down only to begin again. We learn through our mistakes, we own them, understand them and leave them in the the past as references to where it went wrong before … Read More

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Why You Need a Marketing Calendar

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Make the days count. February is in full swing – but, are you keeping up with your New Year’s Resolutions? If you’re like most of us, you started with good intentions but have gradually become overwhelmed and ended up off track. Marketing is important, we all know this. However, in the day-to-day operations of a small business it can easily get … Read More

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