This year’s holiday season is well underway. With Black Friday and the shopping season right around the corner, one thing is for sure. There will be millions of retail shoppers and restaurant-goers who are ready to spend a great deal of money.
There are plenty of ways in which to collect customer profile data – official U.S. data sources, market research companies, WiFi data collection, or even DIY surveys and questionnaires.
Your loyal customers are the lifeblood of your business. So, when a customer changes their routine and stops visiting your place of business, will you know? And do you have a system in place to entice them to come back?
When it comes to successful marketing in today’s brick-and-mortar environment, personalization is the key to unlocking amazing results. Today’s consumer is blanketed with advertising from countless online and offline channels. To stand out, marketing messages need to be personalized and targeted to specific demographics and customer personas.
Personalization of email marketing messages is crucial in today's ever-evolving marketplace. Personalization refers to using customer data to create much more effective email content because it can be tailored for each individual or each customer persona.
A recent study conducted by The NPD Group, ranked the 8th largest market research company in the world by the AMA Gold Top 50 report, found that Generation Z may soon be giving a large boost to restaurant industry traffic.
Coupons are an extremely effective way to influence consumer behavior, but they may not always be the right marketing choice for your business. Before you plan and execute any type of coupon marketing program, it is important to consider your short- and long-term goals. Coupons can be a powerful way to get a new customer in the door, but that visit may not turn a bargain shopper into a loyal patron.
With restaurants failing at astronomically high rates and competition at all-time highs, restaurant owners and operators need to use every weapon in their arsenals to boost sales and protect profits.
Many store owners, marketers and managers are waking up to the possibilities of WiFi marketing. Sometimes referred to as social WiFi, this technology turns the free WiFi connection you’re already offering your customers into a tool that helps you build a huge list of customer profiles and contact information, such as email addresses and phone numbers.
It's important for businesses to measure and understand customer sentiment, that's a given. Although there are many metrics from which to measure business success, customer satisfaction is a big one that cannot be ignored.
Keeping your loyal customers coming through your doors is the lifeblood of your business. However, no matter what kind of business you manage or own, some of those loyal customers will choose not to return. This is known as customer attrition, or customer churn, and it should be kept under close watch.