The new digital era has enabled brands to selectively target their customers that may potentially be interested in their brand or based on previous browsing interests. Businesses can now use social media to select the age range, location, gender and interests of whom they would like their targeted post to be seen by. Furthermore, based on a customer's recent search history they can be ‘followed’ on the internet so they see advertisements from similar brands, products and services,[45] This allows businesses to target the specific customers that they know and feel will most benefit from their product or service, something that had limited capabilities up until the digital era.
Creo mi marca personal: un producto o un servicio pueden convertirse en una llave que abra puertas para el futuro. Trabajando en una empresa eres uno más del engranaje, y pocas veces destacarás o serás reconocido. Tu jefe, seguramente, será el que se lleve los elogios. Trabajando por cuenta propia tú eres el dueño, el responsable, “el autor intelectual” de todo lo que se produce. Y con eso vas haciéndote un hueco y diferenciándote de los demás.
El funcionamiento es muy sencillo, en las listas de correo hay una figura que es el majordomo de listas que gestiona la automatización de las altas, bajas y otras opciones de todas las listas disponibles en un dominio. Cuando alguien se suscribe a una lista de correo, a partir de ese momento recibe todos los mensajes que la gente envíe a la lista. Si desea dar su opinión sobre un tema simplemente debe enviar un mensaje y lo recibirán todos los que están suscritos.
Supongamos que siempre encuentras dos objeciones en los posibles clientes a la hora de vender tu producto o servicio. Por ejemplo, «no creo que sea lo que estamos buscando» o «en estos momentos no tengo tiempo para atenderte».  Una solución sería programar una serie de correos electrónicos para enviar automáticamente  a lo largo de las próximas semanas.
An omni-channel approach not only benefits consumers but also benefits business bottom line: Research suggests that customers spend more than double when purchasing through an omni-channel retailer as opposed to a single-channel retailer, and are often more loyal. This could be due to the ease of purchase and the wider availability of products.[30]
El funcionamiento es muy sencillo, en las listas de correo hay una figura que es el majordomo de listas que gestiona la automatización de las altas, bajas y otras opciones de todas las listas disponibles en un dominio. Cuando alguien se suscribe a una lista de correo, a partir de ese momento recibe todos los mensajes que la gente envíe a la lista. Si desea dar su opinión sobre un tema simplemente debe enviar un mensaje y lo recibirán todos los que están suscritos.

Simply put, search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of optimizing the content, technical set-up, and reach of your website so that your pages appear at the top of a search engine result for a specific set of keyword terms. Ultimately, the goal is to attract visitors to your website when they search for products, services, or information related to your business.

One way marketers can reach out to consumers, and understand their thought process is through what is called an empathy map. An empathy map is a four step process. The first step is through asking questions that the consumer would be thinking in their demographic. The second step is to describe the feelings that the consumer may be having. The third step is to think about what the consumer would say in their situation. The final step is to imagine what the consumer will try to do based on the other three steps. This map is so marketing teams can put themselves in their target demographics shoes.[76] Web Analytics are also a very important way to understand consumers. They show the habits that people have online for each website.[77] One particular form of these analytics is predictive analytics which helps marketers figure out what route consumers are on. This uses the information gathered from other analytics, and then creates different predictions of what people will do so that companies can strategize on what to do next, according to the peoples trends.[78]
Influencer marketing: Important nodes are identified within related communities, known as influencers. This is becoming an important concept in digital targeting.[40] Influencers allow brands to take advantage of social media and the large audiences available on many of these platforms.[40] It is possible to reach influencers via paid advertising, such as Facebook Advertising or Google Adwords campaigns, or through sophisticated sCRM (social customer relationship management) software, such as SAP C4C, Microsoft Dynamics, Sage CRM and Salesforce CRM. Many universities now focus, at Masters level, on engagement strategies for influencers.

Master strategic marketing concepts and tools to address brand communication in a digital world. This Specialization explores several aspects of the new digital marketing environment, including topics such as digital marketing analytics, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and 3D Printing. When you complete the Digital Marketing Specialization you will have a richer understanding of the foundations of the new digital marketing landscape and acquire a new set of stories, concepts, and tools to help you digitally create, distribute, promote and price products and services. In 2016, this was one of the top 10 specializations in terms of enrollments. INC Magazine rated the first course, Marketing in a Digital World, as one of The 10 Hottest Online Classes for Professionals in 2015. In addition, this course was also ranked in the top five courses across multiple MOOC providers. Finally, the Digital Marketing Certificate was the top coveted certificate on Coursera in 2015. Get more updates on the specialization at http://digitalmarketingprofs.com/ This Specialization is part of the University of Illinois Masters of Business Administration degree program, the iMBA. Learn more about the admission into the program here.

The Nielsen Global Connected Commerce Survey conducted interviews in 26 countries to observe how consumers are using the Internet to make shopping decisions in stores and online. Online shoppers are increasingly looking to purchase internationally, with over 50% in the study who purchased online in the last six months stating they bought from an overseas retailer.[28]


Pero ¿sabías que existen otras maneras de tienda online?, ¿conoces el drop shipment? Consiste en vender un producto al por menor sin poseerlo realmente. Es decir el minorista (ósea tú) llega a un acuerdo con el fabricante para vender su producto y éste se encargará de enviarlo directamente al cliente final en nombre del minorista, por tanto tú no tienes la necesidad de tener un stock de la mercancía. El beneficio se obtiene, en la compra que haces a la vez tú al fabricante de ese producto, pero a un coste inferior. En resumen, tu misión en ésta relación triangular, es ser un intermediario.
Después de detectar una oportunidad es obligatorio calificarla. Cada vendedor debe tener una lista de preguntas inteligentes, cuyas respuestas son las que le permiten llevar al cliente potencial a través de las etapas. La oportunidad calificada nos brinda argumentos para la propuesta y para el cierre, o bien, para abandonar la oportunidad. Y el martillo
In-game advertising - In-Game advertising is defined as "inclusion of products or brands within a digital game."[57] The game allows brands or products to place ads within their game, either in a subtle manner or in the form of an advertisement banner. There are many factors that exist in whether brands are successful in their advertising of their brand/product, these being: Type of game, technical platform, 3-D and 4-D technology, game genre, congruity of brand and game, prominence of advertising within the game. Individual factors consist of attitudes towards placement advertisements, game involvement, product involvement, flow or entertainment. The attitude towards the advertising also takes into account not only the message shown but also the attitude towards the game. Dependent of how enjoyable the game is will determine how the brand is perceived, meaning if the game isn't very enjoyable the consumer may subconsciously have a negative attitude towards the brand/product being advertised. In terms of Integrated Marketing Communication "integration of advertising in digital games into the general advertising, communication, and marketing strategy of the firm"[57] is an important as it results in a more clarity about the brand/product and creates a larger overall effect.
In the 2000s, with increasing numbers of Internet users and the birth of iPhone, customers began searching products and making decisions about their needs online first, instead of consulting a salesperson, which created a new problem for the marketing department of a company.[15] In addition, a survey in 2000 in the United Kingdom found that most retailers had not registered their own domain address.[16] These problems encouraged marketers to find new ways to integrate digital technology into market development. 
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