As data reveals what people think about ChatGPT, the transformation of search has begun. With changes expected for Google Search and Microsoft Bing, marketers need to know what to expect.
Many consumers visit sites to compare prices or get ideas, Lucidworks reports.
There is some "mismatch in consumer expectations" compared with retailers, as most consumers believe there will be less items on sale and lower discounts. Some retailers say they have an excess of
inventory and plan to put more items on sale.
Emerging technologies such as blockchain, AI and IoT platforms -- systems of interrelated computing devices -- are gaining traction in the marketing world. But how effective are they in terms of
turning a profit?
Smarter search optimization and tactics can sell items in stock, according to Lucidworks' data. Mismatched recommendations aren't the only reason shoppers leave the site without making a purchase.
Some 15% of shoppers said they usually end up on a "no results" page when an item they look for is out of stock, rather than the site making a recommendation.
"Algorithms are profiling children and teens to serve them images, memes and videos encouraging restrictive diets and extreme weight loss," Fairplay says in a new report.
Consumers consider ads running in newspapers or before movies the most trustworthy, a Nielsen study finds, and are not inclined to begin a relationship with a new brand, despite the proliferation of
Email personalization is the top method, with chatbots now in second place, Persado and Coresight Research report.
Some 57% of retailers in a survey said most of their customers begin their shopping journey on Google or Amazon. Nearly 1 in 3 retailers with the highest sales performance say they spend too much on
search engine marketing and optimization efforts to garner new prospects, with the remainder most likely to say they are spending slightly too much.
Consumers "don't seem to trust brands" to make product discovery easier, Merkle found in a survey.
Privacy concerns are driving 86% of marketers to invest more in first-party data and 77% in zero-party data, the CMO Club and SheerID report.
To fix this multibillion-dollar challenge, Google Cloud on Tuesday introduced Google Cloud Retail Search, a customizable onsite engine that provides recommendations and search results. It gives
retailers Google-quality search on their own digital properties.
Birdeye analyzed data from more than 60,000 businesses to understand the pandemic's impact on reviews related to retail, automotive, healthcare and beauty and wellness. Google, rather than Facebook or
Yelp, had a greater impact due to reviews.
Attractive reviewers have more clout with online recommendations, Cornell University research finds. The studies could have implications for marketers seeking to save people from making superficial