Customer acquisition has long been an engine of growth for e-commerce retail, especially with the expansion of low-cost digital marketing channels like affiliates and product listing ads. But we’ve reached a tipping point as e-commerce approaches maturity—many brands have seen their cost per acquisition (CPA) going up as retailers saturate digital channels to reach new audiences. At the same time, the return on every new customer acquired is going down, as customers—more price-sensitive than ever—are lured away to low-cost competitors. The way for brands to break the cycle and drive sustainable long-term growth is to focus on acquiring higher-value customers.
Custora customers are getting amazing results when they combine predictive customer insights with Facebook Lookalike audience targeting. Join this podcast with Corey Pierson, Custora’s CEO, as he chats with Marcia Oakes about how Calendars.com is driving over 10x ROI by combining predictive analytics with Facebook’s lookalike targeting.