5 UGC Metrics to Add to Your eCommerce KPIs

UGC Metrics

“You can’t improve what you don’t measure.” This quote, often attributed to Peter Drucker, is one that we hear in the business world quite a bit. And it certainly rings true. Without continuous measurement, it’s impossible for any business to know what’s going well and improve what isn’t. By now, most brands and retailers that…

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The Best Brands are Making Ordering Experiences a Priority

online ordering experiences

Recently, Salesforce released their 2022 State of the Connected Customer study. We’ve loved digging into all the fresh insights about consumer behavior.  One particular finding that stood out to us is the fact that customer experience has never been more important. This year’s report found that 88% of customers say the experience a company provides…

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3 Ways Brands Can Address Purchase Blocking Questions and Boost Conversion

purchase blocking questions

Consumers opt to shop online for a number of reasons, including convenience, choice, safety, and the ability to more easily compare options – among others.  But there are also some disadvantages of online shopping. One downside is that it can be hard for online shoppers to ask questions (and get them answered).  If they were…

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10 Examples of Conversational Commerce in Action

conversational commerce examples

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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