December is the time of year when we start to wind down. There’s Christmas Parties, social gatherings, and so many distractions to help us ease into the Christmas Holidays.
Every inbound marketing campaign is focused on your customers' needs, but on a standard work schedule, it is difficult to be available whenever it’s convenient for your customers.
Live chat software has become increasingly popular in the last couple of years as they have become cheaper and easier to access. Your website visitors probably prefer live chat at this point, as they’re able to engage with your organisation fast without making a phone call.
It’s easy to forget just how revolutionary of an idea landing pages were in the early and mid-2000s. We take it for granted today, but sending visitors to a page designed specifically for them was a bold and innovative move that allowed companies to “continue the conversation” sparked by ads or search engine optimised phrases. It’s no wonder the idea caught on -- especially after Microsoft famously used landing pages to bolster sales of Office way back in 2003.
With the rise of online shopping, more companies can reach customers from around the globe. But, this cuts out the immediate gratification that we’re used to getting from customer service people in traditional stores. If you need help with something, you have to fill in a form, and wait 24-48 hours for a response. For many B2B companies, this wait time is even longer!