Buyapowa masterclass: why no brand is too big for referral

Too big for referral

The popular belief is that referral marketing is a sledgehammer, something you deploy to get masses of new customer acquistions in one big slam. But, here at Buyapowa, we know it can be much more surgical than that – less a sledgehammer and more of a scalpel; something you can deploy in very specific ways to achieve very specific goals.

In this article, we’ll take you through two use cases where referral can be extremely surgical. And, to illustrate the point, we’ll use one example brand, Boots: the kind of brand that might think it’s too big for referral but, once it understands that referral needn’t be a blunt tool, quickly sees the value.

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How Nine 7-Figure E-commerce Companies Scaled Their Customer Acquisition Channels

When you’re scaling your customer acquisition channels in order to grow your business, it can be tough to know which platform will bring your site traffic that converts.

Sure, you have killer content and you study your site analytics – you know exactly which channel is bringing in the money. But you can always test channels faster, be more flexible, and leverage existing customer data for more insight into your next audience.

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REFER-A-FRIEND ‘HOW IT WORKS’ VIDEO

Acquiring new customers is tough. But imagine if 20% of them could be acquired as the result of an intro from an existing customer. That’s the kind of result being achieved by companies using Buyapowa’s introduce-a-friend platform.

It plugs seamlessly into your existing website or app. Simply turn it on and it incentivises and equips existing customers to engage, to share and to acquire new ones for your business. Again and again and again. Here’s the leading fashion retailer River Island, use Buyapowa’s platform to get their existing shoppers recruiting their friends. Enjoy the video

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Get ahead of the curve: Launch your Refer-a-Friend Scheme in January

So it’s your first week back in the office in 2017.

No doubt you will be relieved to be in the final lap of that almost non-stop 57 day Holiday Sales period that started with Black Friday and stretches up to the end of your January Sales. And even if the Christmas spending bump may be less important for your business these days, we assume that you will probably have been fully focused on the peak sales period since late September.

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How to Take Your E-commerce Business From $10 to $100 Million

The e-commerce industry has grown into a behemoth in recent years, and it just keeps expanding, thanks to growing consumer trust and the improvements in technology around mobile, shopping, and even logistics and shipping. In fact, according to eMarketer, e-commerce is the only trillion-dollar market that is projected to grow by double digits for the foreseeable future, following a track that started in 2010.

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