Marketing

How to Use Content Marketing to Skyrocket Holiday Sales

How to Use Content Marketing to Skyrocket Holiday Sales

The value of content marketing for both Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2C) companies has been proven to a point of universal acceptance, yet it is still underutilized in Canadian eCommerce. Using content to its fullest extent and developing a working strategy is even more rare. The holiday season offers plenty of […]

Gift-Buyer’s Journey: Content Strategy Doubles Sales (Infographic)

Gift-Buyer’s Journey: Content Strategy Doubles Sales (Infographic)

The buyer journey typically refers to the steps a buyer takes when ordering a product, and ideally well after the product is received. When the buyer is shopping for a gift, you can double leads and sales opportunities by bringing the gift recipient into the process. Content that is strategically distributed before, during and after […]

To Me, From Me: Canadians Like to Buy Gifts for Themselves (Infographic)

To Me, From Me: Canadians Like to Buy Gifts for Themselves (Infographic)

Marketing to people who are shopping for gifts is a critical part of most product-based sales strategies. Self-gifting is often overlooked, however, unless the product revolves around self-indulgence. This poll suggests Canadian consumers are generous with themselves, especially the younger generation. What are Canadians buying for themselves? Clothing (especially women) Electronics (especially men) Dining out […]

Convincing eCommerce Holiday Shoppers to Buy Early

Convincing eCommerce Holiday Shoppers to Buy Early

Your Christmas eCommerce campaigns should launch by early October if you want to take full advantage of online shoppers.  For the business-to-business (B2B) market, you should start even earlier.  The online holiday season starts early because it ends early due to shipping time.  If you serve Canadians from another country or export your products outside […]

Canadian Stat’s and Online Marketing Tricks to Make Halloween a Treat

Canadian Stat’s and Online Marketing Tricks to Make Halloween a Treat

Online shopping for Halloween is expected to grow in Canada in 2019, thanks in part to more savvy online marketing.  While the Canadian dollar is slightly higher, Canadians still take enough of a hit when ordering from the US to discourage it.  Additionally, more and more Canadians are showing a preference for shopping in their […]

2019 Report: Social Media Use in Canada

2019 Report: Social Media Use in Canada

Almost 90 percent of Canadians have an internet connection, according to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA).  Nearly all of them use social media to some extent, and 61 percent engage on social media every single day. Marketers and business owners are learning how to reach them and engage them, but first they need to […]

How to Start Affiliate Marketing in Canada ©

How to Start Affiliate Marketing in Canada ©

I’m a Canadian affiliate marketing veteran, having started in the late 90’s. That means I was there when huge affiliate networks like Commission Junction, Linkshare/Rakuten and Clickbank were born in 1997 & 1998, and I’ve witnessed the rise and fall of many other well-known networks. I was one of the first members of many of […]

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