Today there is no longer discussion about whether your online store should or shouldn’t offer discounts. This is because the best discount strategies can help you increase your conversions and retention rates. However, poorly implemented discount strategies can destroy your business in the long run.
Conversion Optimization | 9 min read
Ecommerce remains a rapidly growing but competitive market. With US online retail sales expected to top $1.02 trillion in 2022, more and more businesses are looking to either shift to online sales or to supplement their physical stores with an online presence.
Shift4Shop’s Unsplash integration makes it easy to quickly add free stock photos to your eCommerce website. Let’s take a look at how it works, and some strategies for choosing the best stock images!
Email marketing is more popular and effective than ever, and thousands of businesses are trying to implement it into their processes. This marketing approach has amazing profitability because, according to analysts, for every 1 dollar spent, you get $42 (that is, ROI is 4200%). Inspiring, isn't it?
Whether you are a freelancer, small firm, startup, or a large enterprise, you will need some way to manage and keep track of various business activities and operations. If you fail to do so efficiently, the consequences can be really harsh on your business. This is where business management software comes in handy.
Conversion Optimization | 12 min read
Creating awesome products and content is only half of the battle. To get your customers to actually buy your products, you need to share them with your audience on their preferred platform at exactly the right time.
But what can you do if your emails, social media, or SMS messages are getting lost in the sea of marketing promotions lying unread in your customer’s inbox? Well, there’s another option that you can try — web push notifications.
Every eCommerce business relies on automation to take its business forward. They also need easy access to automation data to see where the business needs improvement. Email marketing is the top priority for most eCommerce businesses since it delivers an ROI of $42 for every dollar spent.
Ecommerce has been a growing sector in the global economy for decades, but eCommerce adoption and spending has increased dramatically in the past few years. And, due the pandemic, eCommerce became a backbone of the modern global economy due to limited in-person shopping. Amongst this growth, many eCommerce companies saw increased organic search and profits from utilizing SEO.
The central component to any eCommerce operation is, naturally, the website. A website can make or break any business through a variety of variables such as design, run time, and overall functionality. If you’re using an eCommerce platform to build your online store, then you’ll likely have many ready-made templates available to use. However, that’s not the only option at your disposal.
In the world of eCommerce, it’s become much harder to stand out as a credible seller. Amidst a plague of false advertising and broken promises, you’re out there trying to portray yourself as an honest and reliable seller.
Praising yourself, your product, or your service might seem the obvious thing to do, but it’s a strategy that’s been tried for decades.
So why not let your customers do the talking for you?
With over 810 million registered users today, LinkedIn is an essential social media platform to leverage for marketing. Compared to Facebook, it generates leads 277% more effectively. In fact, according to Kinsta, LinkedIn accounts for 80% of B2B leads.
As a business owner, you have a lot of decisions to make. And it’s always important to look for the very best solutions for your business’ needs.
You did it! You’ve received an order and your store has officially sold a product. That’s it, right? While receiving a paid order is the final step in the marketing cycle, it is the first step in a new consumer journey. For your business to succeed, you need to have a new set of protocols in place during this phase.
Have you noticed that every successful eCommerce business uses multichannel sales? And have you wondered why that’s the case? The answer is simple: because it increases our chance of being noticed by potential customers and increases your sales. But, if it was that easy, everyone would do it.
One tongue-in-cheek measure of success that Silicon Valley executives have mentioned a few times is the ability to have your company name turned into a verb. How often do we say "just Google it?"
That is how ubiquitous Google's search engine has become in our lives.
In this quid pro quo arrangement, we (Google's users) have reaped the benefits of a well-optimized search engine.
Conversion Optimization | 11 min read
Checkout pages are often seen as an afterthought, since most of the purchase decisions have already been made prior to reaching this step. But it’s here that the customer actually commits to the purchase, and will either follow through – or head for the door.
Shipping & Fulfillment | 9 min read
In the world of eCommerce, there are several popular models for the order fulfillment process. These include merchant fulfillment, third-party fulfillment, and dropshipping. Many eCommerce retailers employ more than one model of order fulfillment in order to optimize the process for different products and customers.
Are you struggling to bring in traffic and boost conversions on your website? The issue may not be your website, and instead what you’re neglecting: other channels. Now that internet users are switching between multiple devices before converting, they’re browsing on more channels too. Managing your website alone won’t cut it anymore.
eCommerce has been at the forefront of shopping trends in recent years, transforming how people approach purchases and shaping their experience of businesses and brands.
To anyone watching the numbers, it’s apparent that Twitter is overtaking Facebook as the preferred social media platform of millennials (born between 1986-1996) and Generation Z (1997-2012). If your business relies on this demographic, then you may want to start taking advantage of this short-form social media platform to drive traffic to your website.