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Many brand professionals are tasked with providing digital marketing support to their local retailers in order to engage audiences, drive foot traffic, and, ultimately, increase sales of products. If not immersed in the day-to-day of digital retail marketing support, though, it can be difficult to fully understand retailers’ needs. If brands want to market more …

With a community of more than 500 million, Instagram is one of the world’s largest mobile advertising platforms. It has proven to be particularly effective in the world of local retail, allowing small businesses to share stories with a highly engaged audience in a creative, high-quality environment while also driving specific actions with their ads. …

Frustrated that you don’t have insights into retailer marketing activity? Not sure why they’re not promoting your brand content? Chances are that you’re trying to support them with a digital asset management system (DAMs). Despite the overall ineffectiveness of DAMs, brands continue to throw large sums of time and resources into building internal asset management …

What do your local retailers care about? What makes them tick? These are questions you need to ask yourself (and your retailers) before even thinking about partnering with them for brand marketing programs. Starting out, you have to make the effort to truly connect with your retailers, identifying and addressing their needs, interests, and goals. …

Sales reps are the crucial link between brands and their local retail partners, providing a direct in-person connection while affirming key sales and marketing initiatives. To gain further insights into this invaluable top-down relationship, we sat down with two experts of the field: Matt Baum, North Region Key Account Manager – Running at Mizuno USA, …

2017 is expected to be yet another year of retail disruption for both brands and (especially) the local retailers who sell their products. Out of these shifting tides, though, there are opportunities for retailers to evolve with trends and brands to provide support where needed. We recently sent out a survey to over 50+ local …

Welcome to “Lightning Round Retail Marketing Tips,” our new blog series aimed at providing quick, impactful retail marketing tips for today’s busy brand and retail marketing professionals. This week’s topic: providing digital marketing impact on retailer revenue. The Million Dollar Question What is your brand doing to provide digital marketing impact on in-store revenue for your …

What are local retailers doing to keep up, stand out amidst advertising oversaturation, and spur in-store traffic and sales during the holiday shopping season? We did some digging to find out. Small Business Saturday is coming up fast on November 26, unofficially kicking off the ever-important holiday shopping season. This time of year is critical …

Whether your retailer is selling bikes, cars, jackets, or anything in-between, one thing is for certain: they need to be using social media to engage and create conversations with their local customers. As these social channels are frequently updating and evolving, though, it can be difficult for small businesses to keep up. Despite these challenges, …

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