The Ecommerce Influence Podcast: Advanced Acquisition and Retention Strategies for Fast-Growing Online Brands
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Ecommerce Influence is a podcast for the ecommerce business owner and online marketing executive. We have candid conversations with masters of ecommerce marketing and branding, and provide training and strategies to that help you convert more of your visitors to paying customers. Topics include lead capture, email marketing, shopping cart abandonment, conversion rate optimization, business automation, analytics and more. Learn more at EcommerceInfluence.com.
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130 How PR Can Help Drive Massive Growth
A mega PR hit can be the gift that keeps on giving -- so why aren’t more ecommerce business owners getting in on it? This week, Peter Friis, CEO and co-founder of ESSIO Shower and CEO and founder of PR Volt, talks about how PR, combined with Facebook advertising, helped grow his business from 0 to $1 million in sales in just two years. Friis shares the key elements of successful PR campaigns, and what your product must have in order to get news editors’ attention. Find out how you can get started with PR for your business today, and the best way to package PR wins into ads that produce results. Episode Highlights: 8:07 The two key elements to use when reaching out to editors for PR opportunities 10:20 How Good Morning America (GMA) helped Essio Shower focus their marketing efforts 12:01 Why using Facebook video ads helped get more conversions 15:30 How hitting a PR “homerun” like GMA can impact your ecommerce business even a year later 17:00 The two most effective ways to turn your PR “wins” into great advertisements 20:14 Videos on Facebook can be hard for converting on top of the funnel, Peter shares the ad objectives that are most most successful 22:30 Does your ecommerce have these key qualities? Then you should be doing PR 24:40 Here is what you should be looking for in a PR agency (hint: it’s not who they know) 27:16 What to expect: the lifetime value of good