RESEARCH: Coupon Use Down, Emotions, Customer Service Key to Positive Brand Experiences
Check out our new round up for brand marketers, where you'll find the most relevant new insights and research published over the last week. If you're trying to keep up, consider this your one-stop shop.
Satisfaction is the emotion consumers most associate with positive brand experiences, according to recent research from InMoment.
Media agency UM’s Wave 9 social media tracker found that 85% of consumers globally use instant messaging to stay in touch with family and friends (compared with 69% in last year’s survey), and that instant responses are expected.
BBC StoryWorks’ study ‘Science of Engagement’ says no emotion is a bad emotion when it comes to creating content-led marketing campaigns. When you trigger serious emotions – puzzlement, fear and sadness – a deeper subconscious relationship with the brand occurs.
A study by Walker Sands has found that just 50% of US mobile users redeemed a coupon last year, despite the fact that 53% believe it would improve their in-store experience.
AT&T has overtaken Verizon as the world's most valuable telecoms brand, and Nokia's brand value has reached $4.9bn on the back of newfound momentum following the revival of the 3310.
A satisfied customer is more than twice as likely to subscribe to a brand's email marketing when compared to unhappy customer, according to the MarketingSherpa Customer Satisfaction Research Study.
Gartner released its periodic update to the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing, which analyzes vendors’ Static, Dynamic and Interactive Application Security Testing capabilities. IBM maintained its position in the “Leaders” Quadrant for Application Security Testing in a report that spanned 18 total vendors.
Research from Adgooroo revealed that Amazon came in at the top of the list of US paid search advertisers last year, generating 471.4m clicks in 2016, with Weather.com coming in second with 245.6m clicks. Macys was third with 167.6m clicks, followed by The Home Depot with 146.1 clicks.
PointSource’s latest study reveals that 48% of organizational leaders report that they aren’t sure they’re accurately addressing their audiences' needs across platforms, while 84% say their organisation has outdated legacy systems that impact the ability to improve their digital experiences.