The way we buy products and services changed forever when the internet was born. In the ensuing 35 years or so, e-commerce has transformed how shoppers make their purchase decisions, with so many of them now relying on the advice and recommendations of their peers – whether they are friends, relatives or even complete strangers. It’s called third-party endorsement, or social proof. Here’s how to make that work in your favour and how get the best for your business via email marketing via ratings and reviews:
Wonderfully convenient or a bit too close for comfort: when does personalisation and detailed data usage become just a bit too personal? And how on earth can marketers tell when their carefully crafted messages are actually creeping their targets out? It was the subject that was under discussion at a masterclass in London recently. Here’s what the experts had to say about walking the tightrope between too much and too little:
Nearly one in 18 adults in the UK - and one in ten in the USA - are actively pursuing entrepreneurial dreams, but for most those dreams remain just that. Are you looking to launch a start-up . . . to make your entrepreneurial venture a reality? John Mullins is the voice of experience and has advice on how to make the most of opportunity to deliver results.