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Many reasons contribute to the rapid growth in the E-Commerce space, with Covid-19 being the main one. According to Forbes, in 2021, e-commerce sales account for $870 billion in the US, a 14.2% increase over 2020 and a 50.5% increase over 2019, representing 13.2% of all retail sales in 2021. The changes in consumer behavior in the past few years are driven by the stay-at-home policy as well as the fears of the spreading pandemic, bringing customers from brick-and-mortar stores to online stores. The convenience of being able to shop anywhere and anytime, and get it delivered to your doorstep without having to go to the store has influenced customers’ purchasing behaviors. However, the e-commerce industry is always changing and businesses continuously aim to improve their customer experience to enhance their shopping journey.

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Are you starting a business and want it to grow? You have to build a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system to manage customer relationships. Building an effective CRM system is not an easy matter. In addition to finding customers, this system must also be able to keep customers loyal to a business.

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Email marketing campaigns can be one of the most effective strategies available to marketers. However, if your marketing emails are left unopened in the inboxes of your recipients then they aren’t doing anything to help your business. By utilizing proper email marketing techniques and practices, you can increase the chance people will open your emails and therefore see your message and possibly click on and engage with the product you are marketing.

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Your best asset…customer loyalty. Customers create purpose for brands and determine what they do and rather them depending on you, we the brand depend on them. Attracting customers is possibly the hardest part of running a business. However, being able to keep them around is even more difficult. For businesses to create customer loyalty and satisfaction, they must understand what this truly means.

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One of the most significant parts of a marketing strategy nowadays is social media, and there is no escaping it. Gone are the days of solely relying on traditional marketing, especially if you are a small business just starting up. If you want your business to reach out to as many audiences as possible, social media is your best bet for helping.

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With more and more businesses moving online it’s important to stay up to date with the tactics that are available so that you can compete in the digital age. Search Engine Optimization ( SEO refers to optimizing the content and data on your website to make it appear higher on the results from search engines like Google. Luckily SEO isn’t too complex and can be easily implemented once it is understood. Effective use of metadata, creating engaging content, using web analytics, optimizing performance, and having a mobile friendly site are some of the ways that you can start optimizing your online presence.

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If you've been on Instagram, Tiktok, YouTube, Twitter or Facebook recently, you've probably come across influencers. Perhaps you've seen a fitness vlogger promoting workout gear or a beauty blogger promoting a new night cream. Influencers persuade a target audience to buy a product or service by leveraging their knowledge of a topic.

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Twitter has always been a place for controversy. The short and sharp nature of the platforms format means that its users can be quick to react to the world around them. Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of Tesla and SpaceX recently acquired Twitter for the jaw dropping sum of $US44 Billion, and the site, along with news outlets and other social media platforms, has been a stir ever since. But what does the acquisition mean for the Twitter. We look at what Musk is promising and the possible affect these changes will have on businesses on the platform.

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Influencer marketing has taken the world by storm and is currently one of the fastest growing industries with an expected market value of $16.4 billion in 2022. Currently the number of influencers across platforms like Instagram, TikTok and Youtube ranges anywhere between 3.2 and 37.8 million and spans all the way from mega to nano influencers. The sheer size and potential for growth of the industry all around the world makes it difficult for brands to keep track of payments, legitimacy of influencers and their insights, and even how to get information to them safely when it is so easy for people to hack social media, email and cloud sharing platforms.

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Metaverse is such an exciting technology coming into our world. It may change the way we operate and entertain forever by applying AR, VR, and block chain technology. Imagine we will have an entirely different world from our daily life, within that world we can do things that we can and cannot in normal life. It is an amazing new step in human development technology, and we are going to be the first generation to use it. Exciting, isn’t it? However, we will have to apply Metaverse smartly to avoid any unfortunate consequences to our society, and to get maximal benefits out of it for our business.

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Design thinking is a method used to solve human-related problems. It’s not about making a brand or a product look good in the eyes of the audience. Instead, it is a systematic approach to problem-solving that allows marketers to develop new and exciting ideas that speak to customers. 

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Companies and businesses spend a large amount of money investing in influencers to bombard consumers feeds and stories with #Sponsored, #AD and #Gifted posts, but is it worth it? Is it triggering their followers and overall audiences or motivating them to run out and purchase the items they promote?

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Today, with a growing demand for various products and services, newer businesses are launching. These days, launching a business is easy. With the right tools, getting your first set of customers is smooth. However, once you’ve fallen into a routine as a business, you can't stay stuck. You have to think of the following steps to ensure your business thrives in a competitive market.

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Writing a report has never been easy, whether it is for school, university projects, or your boss at work. It could be time consuming to complete a report but with the right skills and knowledge, writing a marketing report doesn’t need to take a lot of effort. Here is how I do a marketing report for the employer at our organization.

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