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So, You’re the UX Guy? Great! What Exactly Do You Do?

Hello, I am a UX designer. I am known by other names such as “the designer,” “the UI guy,” “the creative,” “the web designer,” and many more. Some of these other names are in the ballpark and some are flat out wrong. It’s confusing even to us in the industry. The names have evolved as […]

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Essentials for Your Digital Strategy: Infuse AI in Customer Experience

Delivering seamless, consistent, and engaging experiences starts with a customer-centered digital strategy. This ongoing series explores the characteristics that make up a great digital strategy and how to deliver powerful brand moments that solidify customer loyalty and drive differentiation for your organization. Ever-increasing and evolving customer expectations pose a challenge to businesses, regardless of their […]

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B2B Digital Transformation: Assessing IT and Technology

Rather than begin a digital transformation journey with technology (as many organizations tend to do), you must begin by setting objectives, evaluating your market, and determining where you fit. Only then can you begin to assess internal capabilities and begin selecting the technology to support new initiatives. IT and Technology New technology deployments require a […]

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B2B Digital Transformation: Assess Product Management & Sales

When organizations begin a digital transformation and eCommerce journey, they often focus solely on technology. In reality, there are business decisions to be made and opportunities to explore before technology even comes into play. At the end of your business evaluation, you’ll start assessing internal capabilities. Once you’ve examined your availability and stocking abilities, you’ll […]

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B2B Digital Transformation: Assess Availability Strategy

When organizations begin a digital transformation and eCommerce journey, they often focus solely on technology. In reality, there are business decisions to be made and opportunities to explore before technology even comes into play. After setting your objectives, evaluating your market, and determining where you fit, you need to evaluate where your organization stands today […]

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Roles of the B2B Buying Journey: The eCommerce Admin

Understanding the customer journey – and your internal team’s journey – is critical in B2B industries like manufacturing and distribution. Responsible for the daily operations of the digital business, the eCommerce admin spends most of his day in the back end of the commerce system. He is managing website content and information, managing configuration and […]

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Empathy Mapping: The Key to Identifying Real Problems & Solutions

The prolific Seth Godin, just published a blog post about data, that could really be applied to just about any new shiny object in the digital world. We always think that it will solve our problem whether that problem is customer satisfaction scores, dropping lead generation, or the rising shopping cart abandonment rate. We think […]

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Roles of the B2B Buying Journey: The Marketing Manager

Understanding the customer journey – and your internal team’s journey – is critical in B2B industries like manufacturing and distribution. The marketing manager plays an important role in the B2B eCommerce journey at both manufacturing and distribution companies. She is most interested in how marketing efforts directly impact both online and traditional sales efforts. She […]

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B2B Digital Transformation: Determine Where You Fit

When organizations begin a digital transformation and eCommerce journey, they often focus solely on technology. In reality, there are business decisions to be made and opportunities to explore before technology even comes into play. After you’ve set your objectives and evaluated your market, you’re ready to find where you fit in the market. Explore opportunities […]

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Roles of the B2B Buying Journey: Understanding the Merchandiser

Understanding the customer journey – and your internal team’s journey – is critical in B2B industries like manufacturing and distribution. The B2B merchandiser role can be filled from many different functional roles within an organization, including marketing, product marketing, or even product management. The more complex the products, the most likely this role will be […]

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