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The visual guide to the Actionable Intelligence update for Affino, which sees breakthrough productivity enhancements for marketers, analysts, sales teams, and community managers.

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Affino 8.0.18 - The Actionable Intelligence Release

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2019AFBlgActionableIntel1X700-min

The Actionable Intelligence update for Affino sees breakthrough productivity enhancements for marketers, analysts, sales teams, and community managers.

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Affino 8.0.16 - The Details Release

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The Details update for Affino sees a nice set of updates for accessibility, ecommerce, campaigns, awards, the CRM, search and more.

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Affino 8.0.6 - GDPR 2, Design, Forms and Products Release

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Affino 8 GDPR Part Two

Affino 8.0.6 is the third major release this year, and the second major GDPR focused release. It includes all the second phase GDPR capabilities including: the new cookie settings and cookie bar; automated contact archiving and deletion (and record extension); updated Scripts including the ability to have Zone scripts and to disable them on the cookie settings; improved registration workflows; and a host of improvements to permissions and preferences throughout Affino.

 

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The Evolving Global Roll-Out of Post-Thanksgiving Sales

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Black Friday Sales started out as a uniquely American event - a sort of pre-Christmas sales event coming the first Friday after the National Thanksgiving Holiday - to commemorate the Plymoth Rock Pilgrims Landing. As it is now though, Black Friday is increasingly a global event - and has evolved in much the same way that Halloween has. Halloween never used to be celebrated in Iceland for instance, but you will find whole families involved in ’Trick and Treating’ and confectioners ...

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Bathrooms and Showers Direct Refreshes and Reinvigorates its Digital Presence with Affino

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We’ve been working with Bathrooms and Showers Direct (BASD) for nigh on a decade now and have had to handle a variety of challenges together over the years, in particular the complexities of the integration with Google Base / Google Merchant Centre which is an ongoing project with Google’s consistently evolving approach.

 

BASD is something of a special case in that it targets and serves both the trade, as well as domestic customers through the same ecommerce website, i.e. ...

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12 Things To Be Aware of When Christmas Shopping Online

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Considering how much I buy online - pretty much every day - I think of myself as something of an online shopping expert. My mainstays are Amazon, Ebay and Ocado, but I frequently venture beyond these shores to buy goods - particularly out of Europe, North America, Hong Kong and Japan.


Over the years I must have encountered most of the odd shopping experience scenarios, and it has taught me to be ever so vigilant when buying - particularly when dealing with new / unknown-to-me vendors. Note ...

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Affino Midyear Report

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It’s been a heavy duty year on the development front, particularly as regards the CRM component of the platform. When the CRM was first introduced several years ago, it was mostly used as an adjunct to existing CRMs and ERPs, but as many Clients have moved away from systems like Salesforce, Affino’s CRM has had to take on an ever greater central role. To a point where it will very soon offer the complete Media Company CRM Solution - including print planning and management, order ...

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Sizeable Issue for Online Fashion Retailers

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For anyone new to Fashion Retail, one of the factors that may catch you unawares is just how many returns you need to deal with. Many a new business has come a cropper because business owners forgot to factor in the significant cost of processing returns. Shopping online started off by replacing the catalogue / list shopping of old, and the mostly women who shopped in this manner, were already accustomed to buying multiple sizes of each item - just in case the item did not run true-to-size!

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5 Ecommerce Post-purchase Irritants

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You would have though that when you finally hit the ’Place Order’ button, most of your troubles would be over. Yet Ecommerce has a number of intangibles which can seriously impact on customer satisfaction if not handled properly. Most of these issues involve being one removed from the source of the service - such that you can’t always just pop into your nearest branch to solve the problem.

 

I order regularly from all the big players, including of course Amazon, Ebay ...

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And delivering industry leading awards

2016 British Media Awards - Technology Provide of the Year - Silver
2014 PPA Connect Awards - Procurement Leaders awarded Event Brand of the Year
2014 PPA Digital Publishing Awards - Procurement Leaders awarded Business Media Digital Brand of the Year (Again!)
2014 PPA Awards - Procurement Leaders awarded Business Media Brand of the Year (Again!)
2014 AOP Digital Publishing Awards - Procurement Leaders awarded Best Business to Business Website
2013 PPA Awards - Procurement Leaders awarded Independent Publisher Digital Product of the Year
2013 PPA Awards - Procurement Leaders awarded Business Media Brand of the Year
2013 PPA Digital Publishing Awards - Procurement Leaders awarded Business Media Digital Brand of the Year

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