Category Archives: marketing strategy

Ascent360 Attending IRCE in Chicago

About IRCE

IRCE gathers retail trailblazers from across every industry segment for four days of learning, discovering, and networking. With an average attendance of 10,000 and growing, this conference and trade show is targeted for business owners of all sizes. IRCE enables you to explore the latest technologies and service providers while gaining knowledge and inspiration from the movers and shakers of the industry. If you sell online, you should attend IRCE. And if you don’t you can learn why you should be part of an e-commerce strategy.

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Email Automation Series- Up-sell Drip Emails

Up-sell Drip Email Campaign

Why You Should Have One

Drip campaigns are a series of pre-written, automated emails sent to a group of existing customers. Adding an up-sell component to the drip campaign personalizes the email and allows the customer to see products or services that are similar or slightly above in value or price from what they already purchased. The goal of up-sell drip emails is to focus on existing customers and gain repeat purchases. By subtly suggesting the customer needs something else and sending a string of emails through a drip campaign, companies can work smarter by saving time and increasing sales.

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Warning: You're Losing Money by Not Using a Customer Data Platform

Customer Data Platform

Helping to grow revenue and drive engagement, Ascent360 resides in the business of creating needle moving campaigns for any marketer. The term CDP, or Customer Data Platform, has recently emerged as the solution to companies needs for accessing better customer data and using that data to drive personalized engagement. Companies now see having a CDP as an integral part of helping to increase their ROI. These SaaS (Software as a Service)-based platforms provide highly targeted, omni-channel marketing strategies direct to customers and prospects. They also allow the company to get a complete view of the customer, no matter the touch-point. Ascent360 solves marketing problems that many companies are dealing with. Our technology combines data from multiple sources, such as point of sale, e-commerce, and email sign-up, and feeds that data into one cloud-based customer database allowing you to see a full 360 view of your customer. Using this combined data, you are then able to segment and analyze your customer base to create targeted and personalized marketing campaigns. Ascent360 integrates with the tools you already use to then push these personalized campaigns to marketing channels such as Facebook, Google, Direct Mail, and any Email Service Provider being used. We then pull that data back into our platform as well to see what is working, what is not, and help you make smarter marketing decisions.

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Email Automation Series- Post Purchase Product Review

Post Purchase Product Review Emails

Why You Should Have One

Most people now look to reviews before making any purchase from a purse to a new car. In today’s day and age, reviews are everything. Having your customers share their feedback on a recent purchase is not only useful to your other customers but also useful to you as a company. You need to be aware of what people are saying, whether good or bad, and take action on any items that need your attention through post purchase product review emails. On the flip side, customers are more likely to purchase your product or service if the rating is 5-stars. Win-win!

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Webinar: How To Optimize Your Marketing Channels To Reduce Cost and Increase Revenue

Are You Wasting Money?

Many companies are currently doing direct marketing via traditional channels such as Direct Mail and Email Marketing. But what if you are missing a portion of your customer base that is not engaging on those channels? Marketers now need to optimize their efforts to talk to customers where they are spending their time. Through Facebook, Google and other channels, you can now reach your customers where you haven’t been able to before. In addition, you can build a “look a like” model on these channels to target people that look like your best customers.

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