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Elements of E-Commerce | Affiliate Marketing Basics

Welcome to Thanx Media’s “Elements of E-Commerce” blog series. Follow along as we wade through the nuts and bolts of e-commerce technologies that you need to know. What is Affiliate Marketing? Affiliate marketing uses a third-party website (or other platform) to give buyers information about products and/or links to actually buy the product. Think a […]

Paid Digital Marketing Part II: Using Display Advertising

Welcome to Thanx Media’s “Elements of E-Commerce” blog series. Follow along as we wade through the nuts and bolts of e-commerce technologies that you need to know. Banner ads, wallpaper ads (visuals that take over the whole webpage), pop-ups—you know, and maybe hate, all of these things. These are display advertisements and in this post […]

Email Marketing Part II: Automation & Data Analysis

In the first part of our email-marketing discussion we outlined how to create personalized and interactive emails to engage consumers. But how do you achieve personalized subject headings for each reader or send emails in response to an individual consumer’s behavior? You need tech that automates these functions and gathers and analyzes data on customer demographics […]

Elements of E-Commerce | Email Marketing: Personalization

Welcome to Thanx Media’s “Elements of E-Commerce” blog series. Follow along as we wade through the nuts and bolts of e-commerce technologies that you need to know. Today we’re diving into modern email marketing. Emails are some of the strongest marketing tools available—email is 40 times as effective at engaging customers compared to social media. […]

Influencer Marketing Part II: Influencer Marketing Technology

In Part I of our Influencer Marketing discussion, we outlined how to connect to your consumers through their existing relationships on social media or blogs. Harnessing the natural-feel of social media chatter is effective once you’ve found the right influencers connected to the right audience. In this Part II of our Influencer Marketing discussion, we’re […]

Elements of E-Commerce | Influencer Marketing

Welcome to Thanx Media’s “Elements of E-Commerce” blog series. Follow along as we wade through the nuts and bolts of e-commerce technologies that you need to know. What is Influencer Marketing? Influencer marketing uses individuals to spread the word about a company’s products and services. Influencers are people who are already connected to your audience. […]

E-commerce Data Analytics: Do You Know What You’re Looking For?

Data analysis is becoming the center of successful and targeted e-commerce. Customers using websites, email and social media platforms give B2B and B2C e-retailers more information than was ever available for in-person sales. There is a way to use this data to strengthen focus on the strongest markets—for example, using predictive analysis tools Dell was […]

The New Face of Business & Winning the Millennial B2B Buyer

Millennials already play a key role in B2B purchasing processes at their companies. According to the study “The Next Generation of B2B: How the Millennial Buyer is Changing B2B Sales & Marketing,” 73% of Millennials are already involved in overall decision-making processes; those responsibilities will only continue to increase as Millennials become more experienced players. By 2025, Millennials […]

Email Re-Marketing: Conquering the Cart Abandonment Challenge

Eighty-eight percent (88%) of online consumers abandon items in shopping carts, according to research by Forrester. This mess of almost-shoppers results in $18 billion of lost revenue annually. How does a company even begin to wade through the chaos of all those abandoned carts and turn any into sales? By learning why shoppers abandon their […]