To the cynic, Valentine’s Day is a gimmick created by card companies to cash in on cupid and guilt-trip the romantically-involved consumers out there. But it is a hugely successful seasonal sales period nonetheless. It represents a great opportunity for retail marketers to connect with their coupled customers – and even the single ones!
Hyper-personalisation in email has been talked up for a while now, but this year the industry will see a significant move towards more innovative tactics and data-driven personalisation.
Are you after some tricks and treats for your email marketing campaigns this Halloween? It's a time to be creative with your emails and deliver some stand-out subject lines to creep into subscribers' inboxes. We've outlined 4 top email marketing tactics and tips to help you boost your conversion rate during this spell-bounding seasonal event.
Are you using the potential of email marketing to drive sales and increase revenues? Email is not only a great channel for lead generation and nurturing customer relationships, but it’s an effective channel for connecting Marketing and Sales teams.
Virtual reality has been around a while now and in recent years the technology has had a revival. VR was on the lips of everyone in the marketing industry. Although VR has become big business in the gaming world, it hasn't moved as far forward as expected in marketing. We discuss why VR and immersive marketing are now ready to really take off!
Growth hacking isn't just about finding quick wins and time-saving tools, it's about being agile and looking at areas in your marketing to optimise with simple solutions. The more growth hacking you do, the better your marketing mindset will be for seeking continuous improvement.
For many years, social networks have borrowed features from one another. Historically, these “borrowed” features have been relatively subtle. However, in 2016 there was a clear acceleration in one social network effectively adopting another’s feature. This year, it’s become even faster, and this trend is set to continue.
Another successful B2B Marketing Expo (#B2BUK) is over for another year, but the two-day event at London's ExCel (28th-29th March 2017) was bigger and better than ever! We've compiled a handy list of the top 20 key takeaways from the UK's leading B2B marketing event.
We Buy Any Car has been around since 2006 and there shouldn't be many UK consumers unaware of the Webuyanycar.com branding. Their catchy (annoying) little ditty should be firmly implanted (bludgeoned) into your consciousness (and subconsciousness), much like the infamous opera-singing Go Compare adverts. However, a recent change in approach demonstrates a much more interesting dip into the waters of storytelling marketing.
If you want to achieve long-term marketing success in ecommerce, you need to focus on the post-purchase phase of the customer journey. Here we outline the key ways for retailers to delight their customers after the conversion:
The B2B Marketing Expo 2017 boasts almost 100 talks and keynotes from some of the top marketing thought leaders and digital strategists operating in B2B marketing today. We are excited to announce that Enchant’s founder Philip Storey is speaking on the first day of the event.
Whilst some marketers are still understanding how to truly engage with millennials, many retailers have shifted their focus to targeting "Generation Z" – consumers between the ages of 15 to 24. Those within this young demographic are now so highly influenced by social media and smartphones, retailers put a large emphasis on getting into their psyche and delivering instantly-engaging content and creating an experience that really connects with them.
Businesses are increasingly realising the importance of using paid social as a key way to increase marketing conversions and revenues. Social media marketers are therefore under pressure to deliver effective paid social campaigns to justify the spend and resources. You need to ensure your targeted ads are compelling and hit the right note with your prospects.
At Enchant, we often talk about the importance of getting into the mind of the customer when planning digital marketing strategies. As a lifecycle marketing agency, our focus is always on customer needs, behaviours and desires. In order to align your business goals with customer needs, marketers must tap into the customer psyche to maximise the potential for conversions.
If you don’t currently use Instagram in your social media marketing strategy, it's worth considering the impact this fast-growing channel can create for your brand, especially in terms of engagement. You need to establish whether the channel is suitable for your audience and the nature of your business, but Instagram has key advantages and benefits for social media marketers.