Transform Your Customer Care Team From a Cost Center to a Profit Center

Customer Care Into a Profit Center

Every company has both cost centers and profit centers. Cost centers are departments that are necessary to the business – but don’t directly contribute to its revenue growth. Profit centers, on the other hand, are teams that do directly generate revenue. All too often, customer service is seen as a cost center. Sure, a customer…

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How Business Messaging Transforms the Traditional Sales Funnel

business messaging sales funnel

One of the first topics covered in just about any introductory business class is the sales funnel and the stages within it. In other words, the steps a consumer goes through when making a purchase.  Though there are many variations of the sales funnel out there, a simple one (that’s relevant to B2C brands) might…

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Conversational Commerce: The Next Big Thing for Brands and Retailers

At this year’s Shoptalk, the topic of new channels was one that came up time and again. There were sessions focused on it, as well as conversations at networking events and the expo hall.  Clearly, it’s a topic that’s top of mind for brands and retailers. In fact, 75% of Shoptalk attendees said that new…

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1440’s Key Takeaways from Shoptalk 2022

Shoptalk 2022 Key Takeaways Trends

A few weeks ago, the team at 1440 headed to Las Vegas for Shoptalk 2022, one of our favorite events of the year. And it certainly didn’t disappoint. The event was billed as “retail’s big reunion.” And that’s exactly what it felt like. After a long hiatus from in-person events, it was great to reconnect…

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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 1440 Makes Translation Easy for Salesforce Customers

Easy Salesforce Machine Translation

Think having great products is enough to guarantee success? Well, you might want to think again. According to Salesforce research, 84% of customers say the experience a company provides is just as important as its products. So if you’re looking to grow your business (aren’t all brands?), then you’ve got to make it a top…

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