How to Connect with Customers During an Economic Downturn
by Bistriti Poddar | May 7, 2020 | Customer Engagement, eCommerce, Referral Marketing

Since the double dip recession of 2008/2012, many companies are finding themselves in troubled waters yet again. No two economic downturns are alike and hence it is important to understand the changing consumption patterns of your customers and fine-tune your engagement strategies accordingly. Against this crisis backdrop, most  brands, retailers and manufacturers are rigorously searching for some level of stability. Read more...

How to Emotionally Engage, Nurture, and Retain your Customers during a Crisis

This is the third article in our series focusing on the importance of customer loyalty and retention during an economic crisis. Our first article spoke about enhancing your tactics to increase your customer retention rates, which you can read here. Our second post addressed the need for ongoing customer communication and interaction.   One of the challenges facing companies during a recession Read more...

5 Leading Refer-a-Friend Programs Today
by Ashley Price | March 4, 2019 | Other, Referral Marketing

Which sales channels have you found to drive sales for your brand? While of course we love the use of social media for conversions, refer-a-friend is still such a reliable and useful channel to optimize among your marketing strategy. Referral marketing is the best way to expand your marketing team without having to go through a hiring process and costs Read more…

How to Choose the Right Customer Loyalty Solution

  It’s a daunting task. You read review after review, compare features, check pricing, customization, integrations, the list goes on… We get it, choosing a customer loyalty program is overwhelming! Does it bring your company real return? Does it configure to your unique business model? Can it integrate with your ecommerce platform? All of these are valid questions. That is Read more…

White Paper: Emotional Loyalty in 2019
by Sean Ogino | January 17, 2019 | Customer Loyalty, Other, Referral Marketing, User Generated Content

  We all know how the traditional rewards program model, right? A customer buys something and the retailer offers incentives like loyalty points or additional products. This is known as the transactional, or rational model of customer loyalty. Though it’s a very successful strategy, it really only considers consumers who are loyal for the reason of logical transactions. It doesn’t Read more…

6 Easy Ways to Promote Your Referral Marketing Program
by Rachel Novosad | January 7, 2019 | Referral Marketing

According to The Word of Mouth Marketing Association, there are approximately 2.4 billion brand-related conversations each day in the United States, a breeding ground for referral marketing. Not to mention the fact that 83% of consumers say they trust recommendations from people they know (Nielsen). In layman’s terms, recommendations are the highest source of trust, making it a very important Read more…