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How Yamaha Uses Personalized Journeys to Motivate Customers to Buy

This year’s Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition (IRCE 2019) in Chicago was a blast! We enjoyed awesome speakers, fun networking opportunities, and more during our visit to the Windy City.

Our session with client Yamaha, Selling a Lifestyle: How Storytelling Motivates Different Customer Types to Buy, covered proven techniques for segmenting different customer types—from first-time visitors to your highest-value clientele—and online personalization approaches to drive brand loyalty and sales. Download the Persona Worksheet and get the presentation slides to get started on building personalized customer journeys.

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Did you miss our session or need a refresher? We’re recapping how Yamaha develops user personas and combines email and website personalization to deliver every prospect and customer a relevant and compelling brand experience.

Don’t just sell your products. Follow our 4-step guide to brand storytelling, selling a lifestyle, and gaining lifetime customers.

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Furniture, Gift, and Home Veteran, Joins Whereoware’s Executive Team

Whereoware, a digital agency for the Furniture, Gift, and Home industries for 19 years, recently announced that it has named Randi Mohr as Vice President of Customer Success and Marketing.

In her new role, Mohr will partner with Whereoware clients to deliver the best possible customer experience, while helping them identify and implement digital solutions to achieve unique business objectives.

She’ll also oversee Whereoware’s brand messaging and marketing efforts to accelerate sales growth of both digital services and Pharos, Whereoware’s B2B software suite.

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Whereoware’s Pie-A-Partner Fundraiser Event

CSR Presents the Pie-A-Partner Fundraiser

Whereoware celebrated April Fool’s Day with a Pie-A-Partner special fundraiser to support local food pantry, Dulles South Food Pantry.

Presented by Whereoware’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Committee, the event encouraged our WOW employees to donate money to the jar belonging to the Partner they hoped to get smashed. The Partner jar with the most dough at the end of the donation period was the target for the pie-in-the-face throwdown.

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Uttermost Launches New B2B Website, Built by Whereoware

Uttermost, a manufacturer of home accessories and furniture, reports strong growth in traffic and online transactions through their new e-commerce website, released in January.

Uttermost worked with gift and home furnishings digital agency Whereoware to design and build the website on WOWCommerce, a specialized B2B e-commerce website package for feature-rich and personalized Episerver websites. Whereoware also built previous websites for Uttermost in both 2011 and 2006.

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Whereoware March Events Recap

Whereoware had an eventful March, jammed full of exciting company events, speaking engagements, and more. See how we kept busy below.

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Roundtable

Senior Digital Strategist Erin Alemdar participated in a roundtable hosted by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority. Alongside local young professionals, Erin shared her insights into the Northern Virginia talent and career options, and why she chooses to live and work in Fairfax. Check out Erin and her fellow panelists!

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Pharos by Whereoware Launches AmericasMart Showroom

This January, the Whereoware Team headed to Atlanta for
AmericasMart, one of the biggest Gift and Home Markets of the year. AmericasMart brings together Gift and Home exhibitors, retailers, and solution providers for a week-long event to show new products, fulfill industry, mingle at showroom celebrations, and brainstorm on innovating and improving their business.

Today, we’re going behind-the-scenes of our Pharos Digital Showroom, where we launched our new affordable and scalable mix-and-match product suite.

Pharos Digital Showroom
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Pharos Featured in Gifts and Decorative Accessories, Home Accents Today, and Home Furnishings News

Pharos by Whereoware is an affordable, mix-and-match product suite built for B2B Gift and Home sales, marketing, and customer service teams.

Whereoware will launch its new Pharos Product Suite this January at AmericasMart. Find the Pharos Digital Showroom in Building Two,
12th Floor, Room 1230B.

Gifts & Decorative Accessories

Pharos is a product suite built specifically for Gift and Home companies to amplify and target their marketing across channels and 3rd party marketplaces (like Amazon), deliver proactive customer service, deepen customer relationships, equip consultative sales reps, and increase sales.

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Whereoware October Events Recap

Whereoware had an eventful October jammed full of exciting company successes, festivities, parties, and more. Check out a recap of all the award-winning and action-packed activities our WOW family enjoyed!

2018 Timmy Awards

Hip, hip, hooray! Whereoware won the DC Best Tech Work Culture Award at Tech in Motion’s 4th Annual Timmy Awards! We couldn’t be more proud of our talented geek-chic team, and the fun, diverse, and innovative culture we celebrate every day.

Learn more about the Timmy’s and our shiny new trophy!

2018 Timmy Awards
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Whereoware Wins a 2018 Timmy Award for DC’s Best Tech Work Culture

We’re excited to share Whereoware WON the 2018 Timmy Award for the DC Best Tech Work Culture! The competition was fierce with more than 60 local Timmy Award nominations and nine other finalists in our category.

We’re excited to be recognized as a leader in Washington DC’s technology industry for our smart and playful corporate culture. We’re proud of the fun, diverse, and inventive employees we celebrate each and every day.

2018 Timmy Awards
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2018 DC DogFest Walk ‘N Roll

This October, Whereoware was a local partner for the 5th Annual DogFest Washington DC Walk ‘N Roll to benefit Canine Companions for Independence (CCI)! The event raised over $68,000 in funds to support CCI’s mission to provide expertly trained service dogs to change the lives of individuals living with disabilities.

DogFest DC celebrates the community of people and dogs that make it possible for Canine Companions to place assistance dogs with children, adults, and veterans free of charge.

Furry friends and families of the greater DC metro area joined together to trot for a great cause at the Reston Town Center in Reston, VA.

DogFest 2018
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