The use of artificial intelligence (AI) to drive campaigns and experiences is one of the most exciting prospects for digital marketers and e-commerce professionals in the coming years, more so than virtual or augmented reality and the internet of things (IoT).
Personalization Statistics & Trends
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This infographic illustrates the results of a Coherent Path survey of emails sent to new customers by 100 major retailers, such as CVS, Home Depot, and Ralph Lauren.
It costs seven times more to acquire a new customer than it does to retain an existing one. This infographic from Branex illustrates seven ways you can use social media for customer retention.
Almost half (47 percent) of marketers consider AI to be overhyped, far more than other industry buzzwords, while 43 percent of marketers believe vendors overpromise and underdeliver when it comes to AI.
Some 68% of B2B marketers are testing out personalization of content or offers, perhaps in an effort to counter challenges with engagement. The primary form of personalization being tested by respondents is the type of content that targets are engaging with, though many are also trying out personalization by job function and title.
A survey of US internet users from IBM Cloud Video found that two-thirds of adults used some type of subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, such as Netflix.
This infographic surveys various online marketing trends for 2018 from a variety of marketing reports. The insights include: 74% of customers feel frustrated when website content is not personalized and many more.
Email marketers are more interested in increasing conversions than in boosting sharing or growing their lists.
24% of respondents said they were annoyed by emails that indicated marketers had incorrect data about them.
Marketers are continuing to prioritize the customer experience, focusing on making it more valuable, relevant, and easy to understand.