10 Examples of Conversational Commerce in Action

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Engaging in authentic conversations has always been an effective way to sell across all industries.  Consider a consumer walking into a brick-and-mortar store, searching for new skincare products. They’re greeted by a sales associate, who strikes up a conversation to learn more about the consumer’s lifestyle and needs. After building rapport, the consumer trusts the…

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How Reviews Impact Conversion Rates: A Guide for 2022

By now, reviews are a part of daily life for most consumers. They consult this content when shopping for new products, considering which businesses to visit, choosing a mobile app to download, and even when considering a new job – not to mention myriad other situations. In fact, our recent survey on the role of…

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Fashion Nova and the Problem With Suppressing Negative Reviews

Fashion Nova Negative Review Suppression

Over-Moderating Customer Feedback and Q&As Reduces Brand Authenticity Consumers have endless information at their fingertips when researching what products to purchase. But these days, they rely less on brand-provided messaging and marketing – and more on feedback from others like them. How do they access this feedback? Increasingly, by engaging with reviews, questions and answers…

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How 1440’s Partnerships Enhance Digital 360 for Brands

1440 Partnerships Digital 360

Let’s face it: consumer expectations and behavior have shifted a lot in the past few years. One of the biggest shifts involves the ways consumers interact with brands – and want to interact with them. eCommerce is Growing – with no Signs of Slowing In the midst of the ongoing pandemic, eCommerce sales experienced unprecedented…

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Why Digital Transformation Must be a Top Priority for Brands (and How Salesforce and 1440 Can Help Make it a Reality)

Digital Transformation for Brands

In the world of business, the phrase “digital transformation” is one that’s used often. But it’s more than just a buzzword. Instead, digital transformation has become a necessity for any brand expecting to meet the ever-changing of modern shoppers. But what exactly is digital transformation? In this blog, we’ll explore what digital transformation is, why…

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10 Rules of CPG Management in the Digital Age

CPG Management Rules

The consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry has undergone significant changes in recent years, forcing retailers to adopt novel approaches to enhancing productivity and efficiency. Most notably, CPG organizations are adapting to consumer demands for digital services and moving their operations partially or entirely online. Although the transition to eCommerce has been ongoing for several years,…

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Retail Trends: How Chat Apps Are Changing CRM

Chat Apps Changing CRM

Chat apps have the potential to become a leading CRM communication channel, especially for simple inquiries. Why? People love chat apps. Many people—possibly even you—visit chat apps multiple times a day to connect with friends, family, and increasingly brands. Customer-centric service requires that you join your customers in all their favorite chat apps, and that…

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Is UGC the Key to Optimizing Your Digital Shelf?

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2020 was a year unlike any other. Events and vacations were canceled. Jobs were lost. And people spent a whole lot more time at home. Consumers also spent more money online than ever before. According to eMarketer, worldwide eCommerce sales grew a whopping 27.6% in 2020. Experts predict this growth won’t slow down anytime soon.…

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8 Benefits of Customer Service Outsourcing

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Customer service should never be an afterthought. Instead, winning brands must make it a priority to consistently deliver great service before, during and after the sale. Providing great service pays off. According to Salesforce’s State of the Connected Consumer report, 71% of consumers have made a purchase decision based on the quality of customer service…

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8 Ways for Brands to Prep for Amazon Prime Day 2021

Last Minute Prep for Prime Day 2021

Amazon Prime Day, one of the most anticipated shopping events of the year, is just a week away. This year’s event will be held June 21-22, a month earlier than usual. So if you’re a brand that sells on Amazon, it’s time to focus on what you can do to make this year’s event a…

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