Onosys and LevelUp supercharge new customer acquisition for restaurants

Partnership provides participating brands with instant access to LevelUp and its network of partners BOSTON — LevelUp and Onosys, both leaders in mobile technology for the restaurant industry, today announced a partnership to help restaurants grow their order-ahead sales via new channel distribution partners such as Chase Pay. Onosys provides …

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Five account-based marketing myths busted

  Account-based marketing (ABM) is a buzzword. Admit it. But are real companies thinking as much about their ABM strategy as the thought leaders, social influencers and vendors who are making all the noise? Absolutely. ABM provides a strategy for B2B companies who want to grow revenue by focusing on …

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The connected experience

Marketers have been slow to adapt to a post-campaign world where the old familiar rules of brand building are obsolete. To connect with customers today marketers must not only manage channel complexity, they must make the brand more relevant and central to their lives. In the late 1950s the Volkswagen …

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What personality is that billboard?

Clear Channel develops game-changing approach to selling outside ad space Imagine you’re a media buyer for a clothing store chain and you’re looking to buy outdoor advertising space in downtown Ottawa. You could take the easy route and turn to the usual suspects: well-known neighbourhoods like Sparks Street or around …

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Getting beyond “good enough”: Igniting the power of location for marketing relevance

For several years, Big Data has been touted for its potential to transform nearly every function within the enterprise, including marketing; however, for that transformation to take place the potential of data must be converted into data intelligence—i.e. actionable insights that propel the business forward. For marketers, location data is …

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Car dealer’s digital marketing campaign receives major boost from unaddressed direct mail

Sherwood Chevrolet increases new customer leads by 134% with direct mail complementing its digital marketing strategy Saskatoon’s Sherwood Chevrolet had been experiencing good growth since the economic crisis of 2008 but, like all car dealerships, it recognized that brand loyalty fades easily and competition is fierce. Especially since the quality …

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Unaddressed mail as point of first contact prospecting tool

In this ever-changing world, we continue to see new prospecting tools, but there is a staple that many marketers continue to rely on and that is direct mail. Of course, direct mail takes on different forms, ranging from targeted, unaddressed pieces to parcels that demand attention, simply based on size. …

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Sector Report: The List Business

The Canadian list business has experienced significant disruption since the beginning of the new millennium, both from economic and regulatory perspectives. The passing of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) in 2000, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)’s introduction of the National Do Not Call List …

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U.S. customers eager to buy online from Canada

One retailer details how U.S. purchases have played a big role in the company’s success  Fred Pritchard tapped a small vein of online gold a few years back when the company he works for, Golda’s Kitchen, stocked a cooking accessory popularized by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver. U.S. shoppers were clamoring …

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Doing social media right

Social media has had a large impact on direct marketing strategies. As companies began to recognize the importance of social media as a communications tool and saw the data and hypertargeting abilities that come with it, marketing roles started to change. Many entry-level marketing roles now consist solely of social …

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