21 blog posts tagged "Ebook"

Address Autocomplete Best PracticesArrow Icon
By Ryan Muir on September 28, 2023
Properly implemented address autocomplete can help businesses to improve conversion rates by speeding up address entry, improve address data quality by reducing typos, and reduce user frustration related to errant address data.  But, if you choose the wrong autocomplete API or make implementation errors, those benefits can evaporate. In our new ebook, "Magical Benefits of Address Autocomplete," where we've compiled valuable insights and implementation tips, including the best practices we'll cover here.
Address Autocomplete API Implementation TipsArrow Icon
By Ryan Muir on August 14, 2023
Hey, web developers! Ready to enhance your address forms and provide a seamless user experience? In our new ebook, "Magical Benefits of Address Autocomplete," we explore valuable insights and implementation tips to transform your checkout and make address entry the easiest thing they'll do all day. Click here to download the ebook and learn more, or read on to get a preview of what the ebook offers. In this blog post, we discussed how reverse geocoding and address autocomplete can work together to facilitate zero keystroke autocomplete.
5 Hidden Costs of Not Using Address AutocompleteArrow Icon
By Ryan Muir on July 11, 2023
Quick deliveries, instant search results, and speedy interactions have become the norm in our fast-paced world. Efficiency in online transactions has never been more critical. This goes double for businesses and their investors who are continuously seeking solutions that balance speed and accuracy. Just imagine a scenario where a customer is filling out a form on your website - the more time it takes, the more likely they are to abandon the process and navigate away. Our new ebook, "Revolutionizing Address Entry: Magical Benefits of Address Autocomplete," delves deeply into this topic.
How Address Autocomplete Grows Your BusinessArrow Icon
By Ryan Muir on June 29, 2023
You've got more website traffic than ever, but your conversion rate and sales are plummeting. What's worse is that this is the information you've got to deliver to the executive team for the monthly report. They're going to want to know the reasons why and the proposed solutions. Of course, you'll make it your top priority to figure out what's going on. You decide to map out the flow of the user's journey on your website. You identify key points where there could be problems for the customer.
Address Verification Reduces Overall Cost of Shipping & RoutingArrow Icon
By John Hickey on June 14, 2023
Lost packages equal lost revenue. It’s a simple equation—if USPS or another delivery service can't deliver your products to the listed address, you’re likely out the cost of the item and the shipping, and you might even have to pay a return fee. However, one simple addition to your workflow can get your balance sheet back to black—address verification. Use a full address validation service that includes secondary address data like apartment unit numbers to cleanse your delivery list. Clean address data helps you reduce costs from misdeliveries, delays, lost mail, returned mail, reshipments, and change of address fees.
Reduce Fraud and Reputation Damage with Address VerificationArrow Icon
By John Hickey on June 7, 2023
Did you know that something as simple as a mistyped address could open you and your customers up to potential fraud? Fraud can take a huge bite out of your profits, as well as lead to reputation damage and other risks. It takes most companies an average of 14 months to catch on to fraud happening, resulting in average losses of $8,300 a month. However, you can take steps to reduce fraud, risk, and reputation damage by implementing address verification. 4 Common Types of Address-Related Fraud 1.
Reduce Friction in Forms | Smooth Moves Aren't Just for DancingArrow Icon
By John Hickey on June 2, 2023
What’s wrong with this picture? Your quarterly web traffic is up, but sales are down. Somewhere in your sales pipeline, friction is stopping leads from converting. Online forms and ecommerce checkout flows are a common source of friction. Did you know? The mean conversion rate for online forms is a mere 21. 5% 76 out of every 100 visitors abandon their cart when they’re unsatisfied with the experience Cart abandonment is responsible for $4. 6 trillion in lost eCommerce sales yearly All the work you put into planning and developing lead generation campaigns—free trial signups, gated resource downloads, etc.
Go Mr. Clean on Your Databases and Reduce Risk—All With Address VerificationArrow Icon
By John Hickey on May 15, 2023
Your business generates data with every digital ad you run, every purchase order, every promotional mailing, and every customer survey you do. And every time one campaign wraps up, another starts. Developing a solid database cleansing and consolidation strategy can help prevent a database full of holes and information gaps. Why does database cleansing matter? Your revenue will diminish if you rely on bad data to make strategic business decisions. In our ebook, 5 Ways Companies Use Address Verification to Improve Business Results, we discuss how to use address verification software to cleanse databases and merge datasets.
Data Governance Tools: A Selection ChecklistArrow Icon
By Andrew Townsend on May 4, 2023
If you’ve decided to embark on a journey of data governance, you’ll want to check out the full ebook “Data Governance: An Executive’s Survival Guide. ” The following is but one chapter of the guide. Tools Available for Data Governance By outlining and implementing data quality control guidelines, data governance software helps organizations meet regulatory standards, improve security, and increase employee efficiency. While some software is designed explicitly for data governance, it's also possible to find master data management and data quality software with built-in tools for data governance processes.
Data Security Policies and Standards: What They Are and Why They MatterArrow Icon
By Andrew Townsend on April 18, 2023
In today's data-driven world, data security is more important than ever. Data is always at risk for attacks and misuse, and lack of security is an increasing threat. With the rise of phishing attacks and other cyber threats, organizations must be vigilant to protect their data from unauthorized access, theft, and misuse. The following is an excerpt from our newest ebook, “Data Governance: An Executive’s Survival Guide”. You can download the entire guide here. According to Forbes, in 2019 phishing attacks rose to their highest level since 2016, and the time it took to detect and resolve data breaches also increased that year.
Master Data Management Explained: Understanding the BasicsArrow Icon
By Andrew Townsend on April 12, 2023
Master Data Management is but one section of our recent ebook “Data Governance: An Executive’s Survival Guide”. You can download the full ebook for free here. What is Master Data? Master data is all the data critical to your business's operation. It's the data that multiple departments depend on to make decisions and drive success. From customer data to product data, financial data to inventory data, master data is the backbone of many organizations. Without it, businesses would struggle to operate efficiently and effectively.
Data Cleansing vs. Data Enrichment: Why Both MatterArrow Icon
By Andrew Townsend on March 28, 2023
Dirty data, which is incomplete, incorrect, inaccurate, or irrelevant data can lead to misinformed decisions and missed opportunities. That's why ensuring your organization's data is clean and accurate is essential. Data cleansing is finding and removing corrupt or inaccurate records from a set of data. It allows you to identify which elements in your database are bad data and ensures your data is accurate and trustworthy. After cleansing, it is best practice for organizations to enrich or append their data to ensure it’s complete, up-to-date, and reliable.
Understanding Key Data Governance Players: Roles and ResponsibilitiesArrow Icon
By Andrew Townsend on March 22, 2023
Successful data governance requires more than just rules and policies. It requires a dedicated team of professionals with clear roles and responsibilities to effectively manage and protect the data. We recently published “Data Governance: An Executive’s Survival Guide”, an ebook that you can download right now. In it you’ll find information on data governance and other important factors in the address data game. The following is an excerpt on the section about the different roles and responsibilities involved in data governance.
Data Quality: The Foundation of Successful Data ManagementArrow Icon
By Andrew Townsend on March 14, 2023
We recently published an ebook titled “Data Governance: An Executive’s Survival Guide”. The following is a sampling of the chapter on data quality. The Value of Data Quality Data is the lifeblood of modern organizations, providing crucial insights that can drive decision-making and innovation. However, the value of data is only as good as its quality. Poor quality data can lead to costly mistakes, misinformed decisions, and reputational damage. That's why it's essential to ensure your organization's data fits its intended purpose.
The Importance of a Data Governance FrameworkArrow Icon
By Andrew Townsend on March 9, 2023
We're thrilled to share a sneak peek of one of the sections in our latest ebook, "Data Governance: An Executive's Survival Guide. " This guide is a must-have for anyone with a database, and we have packed it with an abundance of critical points and examples that will enlighten and entertain you. One of the most valuable assets businesses have is the digital data we work with every day. As more and more data is collected and used, it's important to have a system to manage it effectively. Enter data governance frameworks.
What Is Hybrid Cloud? Is It Better Than On-Premise or Cloud Software?Arrow Icon
By Davin Perkins on September 28, 2022
When considering business software tools for Customer Relation Management (CRM), Business Intelligence (BI), Geocoding, Address Validation, and more, most organizations are either looking specifically for on-premise options, cloud options, or they’re still debating between the two. On-premise and cloud have been dueling each other for many years. However, a new challenger has entered the ring: hybrid cloud. What Is Hybrid Cloud? A hybrid cloud environment uses a mix of on-premises infrastructure, private cloud services, and public cloud services—such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, or Google.
Determining Total Cost of Ownership of On-Premise vs. Cloud SoftwareArrow Icon
By Davin Perkins on September 22, 2022
As you're evaluating potential new business software for your organization, inevitably, someone will bring up cost. Your purchasing department will likely want to know if moving to the cloud is cheaper than on-premise solutions, or vice versa. "Money doesn't grow on trees," they might remind you. To truly compare cloud vs on-premise costs, you should first calculate the **total cost of ownership or TCO. The TCO is a financial estimate created to help buyers and owners determine the direct and indirect lifetime costs of a product or service.
Compliance Considerations for On-Premise and Cloud SoftwareArrow Icon
By Davin Perkins on September 12, 2022
A plethora of inspirational quotes float around the internet and office lobbies about how "Wise men don't blindly follow rules, they use them as guidelines" or "Making up your own rules is the trick to success. " That's great for a motivational speech, but for industries like healthcare, insurance, banking, and others, the rules are very important. These are some of the most regulated industries in the United States; organizations in these industries must comply with strict rules and regulations from the government.
Which Is More Secure and Reliable—On-Premise or Cloud Software?Arrow Icon
By Davin Perkins on September 6, 2022
No matter the industry, data security is, and always will be, paramount. Data breaches can cause significant loss of revenue and customer trust. No doubt you remember the 2017 Equifax data breach. This breach affected 148 million records, including social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and in some cases driver's license numbers and credit card information. Equifax paid out $700 million in damages to help people affected by the data breach, and suffered through reputational damage and congressional inquiries.
How On-Premise and Cloud Software Compare for Control and AgilityArrow Icon
By Davin Perkins on August 31, 2022
Since the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe in early 2020, organizations have realized that being successful in the digital age requires agility not just in software development and delivery, but also in business strategy and operational execution. Achieving agility in your business's actions and reactions requires a culture of continuous improvement—and the right software to support those actions! Every company relies on a network of complex systems and software, including Customer Relation Management (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Business Intelligence (BI), Geocoding, Address Validation, and more.
Deployment Speed & Complexity of On-Premise Vs Cloud SoftwareArrow Icon
By Davin Perkins on August 25, 2022
One of the biggest questions in IT infrastructure planning is whether to go with on-premise or cloud software solutions. Each type of software comes with its own pros and cons. To help organizations choose the software that best fits their needs, we created an executive guide that walks you through 6 key factors and breaks down cloud and on-premise strengths and weaknesses for each factor. Download it here to learn about all 6 factors or read on for an overview of on-premise versus cloud software deployment speed and complexity.
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