In order to engage customers, retailers must shift from a linear marketing approach of one-way communication to a value exchange model of mutual dialogue and benefit-sharing between provider and consumer. Exchanges are more non-linear, free flowing, and both one-to-many or one-on-one. The spread of information and awareness can occur across numerous channels, such as the blogosphere, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, and a variety of other platforms. Online communities and social networks allow individuals to easily create content and publicly publish their opinions, experiences, and thoughts and feelings about many topics and products, hyper-accelerating the diffusion of information.
Os e-auctions, normalmente, são leilões directos, em que alguém oferece produtos ou serviços a utilizadores que licitam de forma ascendente (versão inglesa) ou descendente (versão alemã). No entanto os leilões que mais interessam para as empresas, não são os directos, são os leilões invertidos. Num “reverse e-auction” leilão invertido as empresas adquirem produtos ou serviços num concurso público fechado (quantidade e especificações) em que teoricamente vence a melhor oferta, não apenas no preço mas também com as melhores condições comerciais (nem sempre a oferta de preço mais baixo ganha os contratos). Um exemplo de sucesso da utilização de e-auctions é o da British Airways, que em 2005 poupou 300 milhões de libras pela utilização de e-auctions, no entanto, a vantagem de usar os e-auction não reside apenas nos custos, pois, também permite determinar a estrutura de preços da concorrência, através da análise das suas licitações.
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Make sure that you motivate your target market. Encourage them to buy your product by making them realize how it can affect them in a positive manner. You also have to think like your customers so you can figure out how they see your business. Take note that publicity, public relations, and advertising are all integral factors that can keep your product ahead of your competitors.
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Para quem trabalha com marketing digital, possivelmente já ouviu falar de marketing de afiliados. No entanto, poucos ainda sabem o que significa marketing de afiliados e o que é possível fazer com isso na prática. Embora esse seja um mercado que cresceu mais de 100% ao ano no Brasil nos últimos cinco anos, continua sendo um mercado pequeno quando comparado com outros nichos, como agências de marketing, produtores de conteúdo, serviços freelancer, etc. Ainda assim, as previsões apontam para que o mercado de afiliados continue se expandindo a um ritmo extremamente acelerado durante os próximos anos. Esses números são fruto de nosso trabalho com o evento Afiliados Brasil.