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The Rules (and Tools) for Successful Customer Engagement
When merchants are able to engage customers on a personal level, they are more likely to buy and will recommend brands and products they like to their friends and family. Download this free eBook to learn the rules (and tools) for successful customer engagement today!
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Get in on the Twitter Chats
April 10, 2014
How marketers can tap into the six most prevalent types of Twitter conversations.

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Data Byte: Big Gains in Shareability and Responsive Content
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Forrester Report on Mobile Engagement
In this October 2013 report, Forrester Research, Inc. says push notifications are the ideal tool, combining the unique benefits of mobile marketing: intimacy, immediacy and context.
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From This Month's Issue
Multichannel Marketing

If You Build It, They Will Engage
Construction materials manufacturer USG revamps its image using targeted, multichannel efforts aimed at customers and employees.
Database Marketing

Q&A: When (and How) to Bust Down the Data Door
Some people run into issues with trying to build the perfect solution when often an 80% solution will do, says MailChimp's chief data scientist.