New research suggests not, but the findings from the UK DMA’s email marketing post-GDPR survey are explored here by Rachel Aldighieri, who reveals that email is consumers’ preferred marketing channel and discusses why marketers must keep the message simple.
Artificial intelligence (AI) enhances an online retailer’s ability to engage with customers, says Peter Thomas. The technology that is now redefining retail enables algorithms to make the same complex decisions a human could, sifting through the data, but much faster and at volume. It means the customer experience (CX) becomes more tailored and personalised; the customer journey more comfortable. When used well, the tech helps both retailer and consumer.
As Brexit continues to cast concern for EU trade, Siddharth Shankar sheds light on the ASEAN region and suggests that companies looking to enjoy a fruitful foreign trade relationship should consider the countries within this increasingly important market, which is welcoming international trade.
‘People do business with people they know’ is an old adage that still rings true. Similarly, people respond better to reviews and ratings posted online by family and friends; people they trust. So it makes sense in this modern world to ensure you are making the most of user-generated content (UGC) – that your happy customers are interacting with UGC and thus encouraging like-minded potential customers to your product or service. Here's how to get the best from UGC.