Sitecore has announced the launch of an online resource for web marketers, publishers and business users called Sitecore Engage. Multimedia, text and other content on Sitecore Engage are designed to help align web and business strategies for better audience engagement.
Three major components of today's customer experience management efforts are the three "C's": Content, Community and Commerce. It goes without saying that all three are important for success in today's world of online commerce, but all too many implementations are ineffective because they ignore an unspoken, and perhaps the most important "C", the Convergence of each of these key areas.
We are a little less than one full day away from our October tweet jam. This month we cover three important elements of customer experience: Content, Community and Commerce. Take a gander at who will be there and what we'll be talking about.
If you’re working on a mobile content strategy, then you are probably holding your head in your hands. Maybe you’ve got a target hanging on the wall and are banging your head against it. The changing landscape in mobile leads to frustration for all of us. However anxious you may feel, there are five major pitfalls you need to avoid when creating a mobile strategy.
For all the exclamations around social media for business, one thing is certain: Business forays into social media are pointless if business is not doing anything to turn friends, fans and followers into evangelists and customers.
Retailers are quickly learning the power of adding content like rich media to websites, but they aren’t the only ones catching on. Videos and 360◦ product photography has worked its way onto e-commerce websites, and consumers are now expecting them when they shop. Quality content can not only be a powerful sales tool for your website, but also a way to significantly improve the online customer experience. Here are three ways to use content on your retail websites.
The tune about social business is slowly changing. A recent AIIM survey reveals that over half of user organisations consider social business applications to be significant, if not imperative, to their business goals.
To remain relevant, the Web CMS (WCM) world must evolve. And given WCM's critical position in the information stream this fact is broadly accepted. However, the nature of the forces driving this evolution look different depending on who you talk to.
In this exclusive CMSWire interview SDL's CMO of Web Content Management Solutions, Robert Carroll, expounds on the industry shift from a core Web CMS focus towards Customer Experience Management (CXM).
Marketers are beginning to realize that they can’t provide consistent, personalized experiences to their customers without understanding how their customers experience their brand across all of their customer touch points. In response, platform vendors are rapidly developing ways for web content management (WCM), analytics, customer relationship management (CRM), and marketing automation (MA) tools to work together to collect, measure and analyze customer insights. These solutions provide the sales, marketing and communication teams with the information they need to create the best possible digital experiences and ultimately better gauge and perfect the quality of the customer experiences they provide.
Under the umbrella of “customer engagement” and “web engagement,” companies look to implement technology and processes to ride the next wave of the World Wide Web. After Web 2.0, companies now need to engage with their audiences.
And of course, it’s clear that visitors can no longer be treated as anonymous “guests” on a website, especially not when they have identified themselves by logging in. They should be recognized and serviced appropriately, with relevant information. And ideally, that experience should also be context sensitive, especially when someone uses a mobile device. But how do you make the content relevant?
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