5 Amazon weaknesses rivals can exploit

Posted by Wendy Troncone on September 21, 2018

Featured in Internet Retailer by Bob Gaito

Amazon is an e-commerce powerhouse, but it’s not strong in every area. Here are some of its key weaknesses and a strategy competitors can use to win business away from the e-retail giant.

Amazon just hit $1 trillion in market value, reflecting the...

Annie Selke Uses Offline Tactics to Drive Online Buyers

Posted by Wendy Troncone on September 18, 2018

Featured in Street Fight by Stephanie Miles

Brand: Annie SelkeHeadquarters: Pittsfield, MassachusettsVendor: 4CiteBottom Line: Lifecycle marketing is helping high-end brands connect with customers at every stage of the purchasing process.

Shoppers have grown more accustomed to buying high-ticket...

BlueFly Press Release

Posted by Wendy Troncone on September 18, 2018

4Cite Signs Contract with High-End Fashion E-Commerce Leader Bluefly

Activation and Cart Abandonment Programs, Shopping Elsewhere Triggered Emails Increase Visitor Identification, Email Collection and Revenue

26 Marketers on the Things That Work for Reducing Cart Abandonment

Posted by Wendy Troncone on September 13, 2018

Featured in DataBox by Dann Albright

From reducing friction in the checkout process to sending great email sequences, 26 marketers share the most effective ways for reducing cart abandonment. 

31% of digital marketers say that shoppers abandon their cart due to friction in the checkout...

Fast-growing Albany tech company sees growth in retail, travel industries

Posted by Wendy Troncone on September 10, 2018

4Cite Marketing is getting larger clients and looking to get into new industries after one of the biggest growth years for the downtown Albany company.

4Cite collects customer data for more than 320 retail customers. The company recently added several large unnamed customers, including a large...

Power Direct Mail with Online Data

Posted by Wendy Troncone on August 28, 2018

Featured in Multi Channel Merchant by Bob Gaito

If you’re keeping up with ecommerce essentials, you’re using triggered email. Most retailers recognize the value of it but many don’t realize how valuable the associated data is when applied to direct mail and other channels.

The heart of triggered...

The Holy Grail of Connecting With Customers: The Email Address

Posted by Wendy Troncone on August 17, 2018

Featured in Digital Doughnut by Bob Gaito

With the effectiveness and ROI of print media, ads, and batch-and-blast email campaigns in decline, the marketing landscape is shifting away from mass, push-based marketing towards personalized, one-to-one communications with consumers. In a perfect...

68 Percent of U.S. Market’s 215 Million Online Shoppers are in 4Cite Data Network

Posted by Wendy Troncone on August 07, 2018

Identity Leader Uses Insights and Proprietary Identification Technology to Help Ecommerce Clients Achieve 20+ Percent Lift

Albany, New York and BOSTON, August 7, 2018 - 4Cite, the first and only full-service, people-based identification and insights services provider, today announced at eTail...

Earn an A+ with Back-to-School Email Marketing

Posted by Wendy Troncone on July 24, 2018

Featured in Street Fight Magazine by Bob Gaito

In 2017, as of early August, the average family had completed only 45% of its back-to-school shopping, and 23% of families had not started at all. Retailers, have you optimized your email marketing for back-to-school shopping? If not, it’s not too...

Privacy Regulation: An Opportunity For Growth

Posted by Wendy Troncone on July 20, 2018

Featured in MediaPost by Bob Gaito

On the heels of Europe’s GDPR, the recently passed California Consumer Privacy Act is the strictest privacy law in the country. And, as when California enacted auto emissions standards that were later adopted by the federal government, it could very well become...