Jordan Elkind

Jordan Elkind heads the customer success team at Custora, a customer-centric marketing platform for e-commerce retailers. Prior to joining Custora, he earned an MBA from Wharton and worked in marketing analytics at Citi Cards.

Commerce

The Single Metric Every SEM Acquisition Marketer Should Be Tracking

When it comes to SEM acquisition marketing, there’s no such thing as a free lunch. As acquisition marketers can attest, there’s almost always a tradeoff between the number of new customers acquired, and the customer lifetime value (CLV) of those customers. In short: The more new shoppers you bring in the door, the less each […]

Analytics & Conversion

6 Steps To Boost The Profitability Of Your SEM Acquisition Program

Imagine that your job is to stand outside a barber shop and bring in new customers. If a businessman with shaggy hair comes walking by, you give him a big wave and a hello. If a bald man walks by, not so much. This analogy is used by Google AdWords to describe its Enhanced cost-per-click […]

Content

4 Surprising SEM Stats Every E-Commerce Marketer Should Know

Santa’s elves weren’t the only ones busy this past holiday season. Paid search was also working overtime to make sure shoppers ended up with perfect holiday gifts. The share of e-commerce transactions driven by SEM during November-December 2013 was 15%, up from 14% in 2012. And, organic search accounted for 26% of holiday e-commerce orders. […]

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