Posts Written By Stephanie Gallina

Why You Need to Pay Attention to Content & Commerce

Recently, I heard a great quote about the current state of eCommerce: “We’ve made it simple to buy but hard to shop.” Think about that for a moment – online shopping has come a long way over the past couple of decades. We can Google a term and find the exact item we’re looking for […]

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Blending Content & Commerce: A Recipe for Success

Creating remarkable experiences is essential for differentiating your brand in the Age of the Consumer. In fact, 73% of businesses claim that improving customer experience (CX) is a strategic priority.1 However, few companies are getting it right. Only 1% of companies deliver an excellent customer experience2 Mobility, transparency, and an endless supply of choices allow […]

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Merging Content and Commerce: How to Get from Point A to B

It’s no surprise to anyone in digital commerce that content plays a major role in influencing purchases. Organic, email, and cost-per-click (CPC) are among the top drivers of sales for eCommerce sites.1  Additionally, 68% of B2B buyers prefer to research purchases online, up from 53% in 2015.2 Going from a commerce-driven site to one that […]

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Why Integrating Content And Commerce Is Crucial for B2B

Content plays a significant role in converting browsers into buyers, especially for B2B commerce. In fact, 65% of B2B buyers start their purchase journey by researching search engines. However, the more eye-opening stat is that 16% of B2B buyers make their final purchases from industry distributor sites that provide the most credible product details and […]

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Why You Need A B2B Omni-channel Digital Strategy

What’s one of the biggest turn-offs for today’s digitally savvy customers? Fragmented buying experiences. Whether you’re a B2B or B2C buyer, the path to purchase is no longer linear and offline. In fact, there’s an increasing expectation for a seamless experience across all channels and interactions. Decreasing service costs is one of the primary motivations […]

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Do You Have What It Takes to Transform Your B2B eCommerce?

As digital commerce has affected our daily lives as consumers, it’s also shaped the expectations of B2B buyers. Buyers in B2B are more accustomed to a buyer’s journey that includes digital experiences well before and long after the sale. 68% of B2B buyers prefer to research online on their own, up from 53% in 20151 […]

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How to Transform The Digital Experience for B2B Commerce

B2B customers are changing the game of digital commerce. Some call it the “Amazon Effect,” but buyers in B2B are more accustomed to a buyer’s journey that includes digital experiences well before and long after the sale. They expect seamless, omni-channel experiences, accurate and detailed product and inventory information, one-click purchasing, and 24/7 self-service access. […]

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How Cognitive Computing Can Uplift Your eCommerce

Cognitive computing is quickly gaining ground in the marketplace and already influencing our lives. Brands like Staples and 1-800-Flowers.com have implemented cognitive systems for a variety of use cases. For Staples, it’s their “Easy Button” that allows customers to use voice commands to place orders via a smartphone app. Or consider 1-800-Flowers.com, which has grown […]

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IBM Amplify: Elevating the Customer Experience

In the age of the consumer, most retailers understand that customer experience is the point of differentiation to remain competitive. And it’s not just what happens on eCommerce channels – it’s the experience across all channels. According to Forbes, physical retail is losing share to eCommerce at the rate of about 110 basis points per year. […]

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Cognitive Commerce: What’s in it for You?

Commercially available cognitive computing is a new evolution in technology and presents a significant opportunity for a wide variety of industries. We are already seeing “cognitive computing” influence our daily lives. The intent of cognitive systems is to help people make better decisions. And this is why cognitive is gaining more traction and popularity in the […]

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