Personalisation in Practice: How Manière de Voir used behavioural data to pre-empt customer needs

Posted by Alegría 8 Nov 18

Founded in 2014 with the aim of creating luxury clothing and unisex accessories, Manière De Voir now MdV wants to make high end clothing more accessible both via price point and its online stores.

Guided by the three core brand principles ‘great design, premium quality, customer value’ the clothes retailer showcases its distinct style and the comfort of their items by maximising the use of multiple channels. Via social media especially, customers are encouraged to show off their wares and the brand continues to cultivate a strong following, regardless of gender.

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Topics: marketing automation, dynamic content

How to Recognise Customer Loyalty (Even if You Don’t Have a Loyalty Scheme)

Posted by Alegría 6 Jul 18

Customer loyalty: every retailer knows it’s essential to successful, sustainable retail, and the sign of a photo-1495106245177-55dc6f43e83fgreat brand experience that shoppers can align with.

The Pareto principle notes that 80% of your revenue will come from the top 20% of your loyalest customers - do you know who yours are? And if you do, how do you recognise and reward them?

Recognising the loyalty of your customers is essential for their overall experience. Our soon to be published consumer research found that 62% of female and 57% of male customers felt ‘bothered’ if their loyalty was not recognised by retailers.

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Topics: customer loyalty, dynamic content

The Power of Personalisation: An Email Marketing Expert’s Perspective

Posted by Rita Braga Martins 18 Apr 18

the power of personalisation in ecommerce marketing As Ometria’s email marketing consultant, I work with a wide range of ecommerce businesses—from multi-country retailers to independent boutiques, fashion labels to furniture giants.

What do they all have in common? The desire to give customers marketing experiences they’ll love.

In an age of ‘digital bombardment’, understanding who your customer is, the marketing channels they use, the content they want to receive and the best time to deliver this content is essential to achieving this universal goal.

No matter what you sell, personalised marketing is a must in today’s ecommerce reality—with the amount of contact information available, relevance is now key to achieving the highest engagement and ROI for every marketing activity you put in place.

Below, I’ve taken a look at how today’s marketers are harnessing both well-known techniques such as segmentation and more advanced practices like dynamic content to provide customers with the best experience possible.

(N.b. To remind yourself of the difference between segmentation and dynamic content, check out this blog post.)

Ready? Let’s begin.

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Topics: Email marketing tips, ecommerce lessons, ecommerce marketing blog, re-engaging inactive customers, Segmentation in ecommerce marketing, dynamic content, Ecommerce metrics, Ecommerce personalisation

5 Marketing Channels You Should Be Personalising Right Now

Posted by Abi Davies 23 Aug 17

personalized marketingOver the past couple of years, the level of personalisation customers expect from retailers has rocketed.

A one off email using a recipient’s first name is no longer novel; today, marketers can (and should) adopt a cross-channel strategy that is driven and shaped by the customer.

What does this actually look like?

Well, instead of a customer receiving generic campaigns/messages that in no way resonate with them individually, they will receive the right message at the right time and on the best marketing channels for them.

To know what to send each customer, and the optimal time and marketing channels to do it, marketers will first need to have access to the following pieces of data:

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Topics: Ecommerce personalisation, cross-channel marketing, cross-channel marketing strategy, dynamic content, Segmentation in ecommerce marketing

Smart Ways Retailers Are Using Online Marketing to Encourage Offline Store Visits

Posted by Abi Davies 15 Mar 17

brick and mortar meets ecommerce According to Deloitte, 2017 could experience another “tipping point” in ecommerce—thanks to the “ambitious growth agenda” of stores operating solely online.

As a result of this, the physical retail store of today is having to be “reimagined for the digital consumer”, and is likely to focus on either “inspiration or convenience” in 2017.

But could ecommerce marketers be doing anything to help the health of its physical counterparts? And we’re not just talking about brick and click retailers, but also pure play brands promoting pop-ups, studios and more.

A quick scan of our inbox tells us that, actually, many brands already are (albeit some much more than others).

Listed below are five ways retailers are using online marketing to drive offline footfall, starting with a few simple tactics before moving onto more data-driven hacks.

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Topics: cross-channel marketing, Ecommerce email marketing, dynamic content, ecommerce vs brick and mortar

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