2010 – 2019: a decade of advocate marketing

Advocate marketing didn’t start in 2010 – or even, for that matter, in 2010 BC. Since the dawn of time, our grunting ancestors would drag fellow tribesmen down to the local fire pit to try the “mega-delish grilled mammoth”. But the modern, digital version of advocate marketing? That really kicked off when Uber launched with a referral programme that saw it rapidly grow into a multi-billion-dollar behemoth.

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2010 – 2019: Dix ans de Marketing de Recommandation

Le marketing de recommendation ne date pas de 2010, ni même d’ailleurs de 2010 av. J.-C. Depuis l’aube des temps, nos ancêtres grincheux traînaient les membres de leur tribu jusqu’au feu de camp du coin pour goûter au « succulent mammouth grillé ». Mais qu’en est-il de la version numérique et moderne du marketing de recommandation ? Le coup d’envoi a été donné lorsque Uber a lancé un programme de parrainage qui s’est rapidement transformé en un mastodonte de plusieurs milliards de dollars.

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December’s guide to the most interesting things happening in the world of advocacy marketing

7 marketing trends to look out for this holiday season

1. Seven marketing trends for this holiday season

‘Tis the season to spend big money, and marketers and retailers are out in force. Starting in November and running well into January, the spending frenzy will continue. But there are some crucial trends to bear in mind as you make the most of the avid consumer this holiday season. A great deal of focus has been placed on customer journey and experience, moving beyond a previously singular focus on seasonal discounts and product launches. Now, there’s also been significant investment in online and in-store customer experiences, loyalty and referral programs, personalized messaging, and other previously under-utilized marketing tactics. Check out a breakdown of this holiday season’s top marketing trends. Full story

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Tendances et predictions pour 2020 : Quelles sont les prochaines étapes?

C’est déjà cette période de l’année ? Nous avons à peine sorti nos laines d’hiver et nous nous dirigeons déjà vers la nouvelle année comme Kevin McCallister qui descend les escaliers en luge dans ‘Maman j’ai raté l’avion 2′. Et l’arrivée imminente de 2020 signifie qu’il est temps, une fois de plus, de jeter un coup d’œil à notre boule de cristal et de choisir quelques prévisions du marketing de recommandation pour l’année à venir.

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That’s the way (uh huh, uh huh) I psych it

The psychology of referral

Step right in. Make yourself comfortable on the couch there. Yes, yes – lie down. Good, very good.

Now, what seems to be the matter with you? What’s that? You’re sad? Tell me more about that. M-hmm, uh-huh, I see. Well, it seems to me that you’re understandably troubled by missing Buyapowa’s webinar about the psychology of referral this week. And now you feel a tremendous sense of loss, grief and shame.

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