Consumers

  • Avoid the Black Friday drama

    …, is that Black Friday deals are more of a predatory practice than anything. One of the biggest tricks that retailers like to play on consumers on Black Friday is having limited stock on the items they’re advertising as a great deal. You’ll be lucky if the store has more than five of these items on stock. What they want you to do is find that the item…

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  • The Most Important Thing to Do Before Building Your Startup?

    …, concerns, questions and questionable decisions you’ve had up to this point to begin getting rid of the dead weight and getting your tools in order. Start by knowing your industry, competitors and potential consumer market. Being familiar with these three areas helps you to begin building a strong foundation for your company going forward. As you…

    Famous Bloggers- 22 readers -
  • Infographic: Consumer Trust in Social Networks Up from Last Year

    … Facebook and Pinterest remain the most trusted social networks for product recommendations and shopping, according to the Social Recommendation Index released today by Social Media Link. But reviews are just as useful to consumers, as long as they are personal and include pros and cons instead of just a number or star rating. If the review…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • Why Consumers Opt-In

    Discounts! Discounts! Discounts! Biggest Reason! There has been a study done by Bluehornet Report on which was the most important reason for signing up to receive emails from companies seeking your business: To receive discounts in 2012 72%; in 2013 83.5% To get products/services updates in 2012 9.1%; in 2013 6.4% If they loved the brand in 2012 8.2%; in 2013 7.

    Dominique Lambright/ Optyn- 6 readers -
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