6 Useful Tips To Maximize Your eCommerce Sales During Christmas

Brandanew

ECommerce sales during Christmas tend to see a big surge as customers prefer the quietness of at home shopping compared to the hassles of finding parking and a store full of people. Here are a few useful tips to maximize your eCommerce sales during Christmas and the ongoing holiday season.

Why eCommerce Product Filtering Is Broken (and How to Fix It)

ConversionXL

eCommerce product filtering, when done right, can solve both issues. What is eCommerce product filtering? What might surprise you, though, is that recent research found that only 16% of major eCommerce sites (e.g. via Practical Ecommerce).

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Buyer’s Remorse: How It Impacts eCommerce Customers

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Imagine how powerful getting a customer to tell everyone they know (say, via social media) that they purchased your product. The post Buyer’s Remorse: How It Impacts eCommerce Customers appeared first on ConversionXL.

10 Predictions About the Future of Ecommerce

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Social Media. Social Media. Sites Jobs Events Social Good Summit Media Summit. 10 Predictions About the Future of Ecommerce. See also: 5 Surprising Places Where Ecommerce Is Taking Off. Mashable. Mashable. Sign in. Follow @mashable. see more > Search.

5 Popular eCommerce Trends That Might Be Costing You Conversions

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From image carousels to social media logins, trends spread like wildfire in the eCommerce industry. To help you fix these leaks in your conversions, I’ve listed some eCommerce trends that might be a liability to your website.

Stop All Social Media Activity (Organic) | Solve For A Profitable Reality

Occam's Razor

It is time to point out an ugly truth, and to be the brave person that you are, the intelligent rational assessor of reality that you are, and kill all the organic social media activity by your company. Is the Huge Audience on Social Media Platforms Completely Useless? + Life is short.

WixStores: the eCommerce Website Builder

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Are You Looking for an Easy Way to Launch an Ecommerce Website? WixStores are their version of ecommerce websites. Over thirty million users have built online stores and ecommerce websites using the Wix platform. Okay its time to jump into creating a Ecommerce website with Wix.

5 Necessary E-Commerce Tips For Entrepreneurs Who Want Sales

Brandanew

Social media and search engine optimization are both necessary components to get your e-commerce site in front of your target audience. ALSO READ: New social media trends for 2016 – What to expect on Facebook.

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Improving engagement with ecommerce apps

The Equity Kicker

New research from Kahuna published on Andrew Chen’s blog found that only 12% of users engage with “ecommerce and retail” notifications, implying that up to 88% of users find them annoying. If you are involved with m-commerce you should go read it… Ecommerce

Ecommerce discovery on mobile – no apps?

The Equity Kicker

It’s been troubling me recently that at first glance the trend towards mobile and the trend within mobile towards apps mitigates against startup ecommerce companies. Amazon is one of the first apps I download whenever I change phone, but it’s the only ecommerce app that I have, and that’s because Amazon is the only place I shop frequently enough to be bothered to download an app. Ecommerce discovery would then be through the cards of other services.

Ecommerce UX Mastery: Beginner to Pro in a Blog Post

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In the pursuit of sustainable and consistent ecommerce growth , we look to many places: content, SEO, Facebook, Instagram, paid acquisition, new channels, growth hacking. We’ll answer the following question in concrete and comprehensive detail: how can we improve ecommerce UX?

10 Must Have WordPress Plugins for Ecommerce Sites

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Any standard WordPress site can be turned into a professional eCommerce store by simply installing a few plugins and adding products to them. We rounded up 10 must have WordPress plugins to use on your eCommerce site. Starting an online store has never been easier.

A Social Media Marketing Strategy That Isn’t Focused On “Creating Compelling Content”

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Most conversation about social media strategy sucks. I’m going to blow the doors wide open on why most social media marketing strategies are garbage & why even the halfway decent ones still aren’t nearly as effective as they could be.

eCommerce: A VC Story [guest post]

VC Cafe

While some VCs that I met seemed to be rightfully bullish about everything that had to do with eCommerce, some seemed to be missing the point. To put it bluntly, on more than one occasion I encountered a VC saying that the eCommerce model doesn’t have a “VC feel” to it.

[New Report] How Has Digital Media Altered Self-Expression In Indian Women

Brandanew

As I shared over a month ago, Brandanew has been working on a digital media survey on Indian women online. Download Whitepaper: Digital Media & Indian Women. I did not speak on the political aspects of digital media , but shared the social aspects of the narrative.

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How to Market Your Products with Social Media Influencers

Inc Startups

Want to increase sales, and grow your ecommerce business? Find out how to work with social media influencers to market your products effectively. Marketing

5 Basic Tips for Greater eCommerce Conversion

Duct Tape Marketing

5 Basic Tips for Greater eCommerce Conversion written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing This post is sponsored by Community Merchants USA. Related posts: PayPal as a serious ecommerce tool PayPal has been around now for quite some time.

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Finally, A Social Media Marketing Strategy That Puts You Right In The Middle Of Your Target Market

ConversionXL

Most conversation about social media strategy sucks. I’m going to blow the doors wide open on why most social media marketing strategies are garbage & why even the halfway decent ones still aren’t nearly as effective as they could be.

Facebook still dominates teen social media

The Equity Kicker

Pew Research do a lot of the best research on internet usage and their latest report on teen social media use is just out. Whilst teens are diversifying their social media use it seems that rumours of Facebook’s impending death are greatly exaggerated.

How Social Media Can Bring The Right Customers For Your Business Using Word Of Mouth

Duct Tape Marketing

How Social Media Can Bring The Right Customers For Your Business Using Word Of Mouth written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Here’s how social media word-of-mouth can help: Social Media & the Wonderful World of WOMM. Social Media Grant Polachek

How to Make Mobile eCommerce Convert: What???s Effective In Mobile Design Right Now

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In this part, well discuss the frontiers of mobile commerce: trends were seeing in user tests that may fundamentally change eCommerce. Browsing calls for a leisurely and entertaining experience, rich with media; while buying calls for a quick jump to specific product information.

eCommerce Endeavours – How Web Scraping Can Help You Expand Your Online Store

YoungUpstarts

Many eCommerce sites use web scraping services to keep tabs on their online environment. Web scraping can be used to generate all types of data from pricing information to social media sentiments. Others ecommerce online commerce selling online web scraping

Finally, A Social Media Marketing Strategy That Doesn’t Suck

ConversionXL

Most conversation about social media strategy sucks. I’m going to blow the doors wide open on why most social media marketing strategies are garbage & why even the halfway decent ones still aren’t nearly as effective as they could be.

Making Social Media Work For SMEs

YoungUpstarts

Small businesses rarely have the time or resources to invest in outsourced customer service support, and some are finding it more efficient to serve customers via social media platforms: one LinkedIn study from 2014 revealed that 81 percent of North American SMEs use social media [5].

Everything You Should Try To Make Your eCommerce Business A Success

YoungUpstarts

If your eCommerce business hasn’t got off to the best of starts , then you’re probably wondering how to fix things. So, here is everything you should be giving a shot in order to drive your eCommerce business to success. Creating A Buzz On Social Media. Reach Out To The Media.

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Bootstrapping Your Way To Launching Your eCommerce Business

YoungUpstarts

Social Media Marketing. Join all social media platforms and be sure to post consistently with compelling imagery (candid photos and conversational messages work best in contrast to professional imagery with standard product descriptions on site). With Global eCommerce sales topping $1.25

How to Use Social Media to Find the Perfect Employee for Your Business

Up and Running

For small businesses, it’s leveraging a tool that you use to market your products, promote Small Business Saturday sales, or to show off your new location—social media. Step 2: Choose the right social media channels. Managing a Business employees hiring hiring employees social media

A Social Media Strategy That Doesn’t Rely On Creating “Compelling” Content

ConversionXL

Most conversation about social media strategy sucks. I’m going to blow the doors wide open on why most social media marketing strategies are garbage & why even the halfway decent ones still aren’t nearly as effective as they could be.

PR & eCommerce: A Match Made in Heaven and How to Leverage It to Help Your Business Grow

Duct Tape Marketing

PR & eCommerce: A Match Made in Heaven and How to Leverage It to Help Your Business Grow written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. For an eCommerce business, it is utmost important to communicate with shoppers on a regular basis to create mutually beneficial relationships.

How to Use Social Media To Drive Sales

ConversionXL

According to a report by Nielsen on social media Americans spend three times more time on social media than reading their e-mail. eCommerce sales during the last Black Friday topped $1 billion for the first time in history. So don’t use social media to sell per-se.

Finally, A Social Media Marketing Strategy That Puts You Right In The Middle Of Your Target Market

ConversionXL

Most conversation about social media strategy sucks. I’m going to blow the doors wide open on why most social media marketing strategies are garbage & why even the halfway decent ones still aren’t nearly as effective as they could be.

DIY Social Media Advertising v. Expert Help: Examining The Real Cost

YoungUpstarts

Social media marketing – every small business owner has been told time and time again they must do it. Most people know just enough about social media to feel confident at the controls. Most often, the decision to keep social media efforts in-house is based on budget.

10 Tested Tips to Improve Ecommerce Conversions Without Going Broke

Duct Tape Marketing

There are a couple ways for an ecommerce company to increase performance. Thursday is guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest is from Alexia McCormick – Enjoy!

Tips And Tricks For Promoting Your eCommerce Store

YoungUpstarts

Take Advantage of Social Media. Blogging and social media are a match made in heaven. Having well run social media accounts to promote your ecommerce site is essential. As a very small fish in a big pond, to be discovered by customers you need to promote correctly.

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5 Ways To Optimize Ecommerce On Small Business Saturday

YoungUpstarts

While it was originally aimed to persuade consumers to buy local at retail locations, you can still take advantage of this holiday with your eCommerce store. Use Social Media to Reach a Wider Audience. Thinking Aloud ecommerce online sales Rey Pasinli Small Business Saturday

Social Commerce: What It Is, What It Isn’t and Why You Should Care

ConversionXL

Seth Godin once said, “You can use social media to turn strangers into friends, friends into customers and customers into salespeople.” Yep, it’s relatively easy to promote your site (where followers and friends can make a purchase) on social media. But eCommerce?

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Save and Print These LumaScapes to Get a Grasp on Digital Media [Infographics]

VC Cafe

LumaPartners , a US-based consulting firm, has created a series of infographics that chart the various vertical of the digital media industry including display advertising, mobile, commerce, search, social, and video. Save and print this one folks.

How to Make Buying Easier on Your Site

ConversionXL

Why do consumers, despite the rise of eCommerce, find buying online difficult? Has the eCommerce Industry Just Hit a Plateau? Last year, eCommerce officially became a $300 billion industry in the U.S.

7 Content Marketing Goals For 2016 That You Can Set For Your Brand

Brandanew

c) Social media sharing. Experts and influencers generally have their own social media following and your content will naturally see a new audience. As I shared earlier, social media trends for 2016 are leaning towards videos. Many eCommerce sites and businesses (e.g.

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Make Social Media Efforts Worth It

Inc Startups

Too many companies waste their time on social media. All too often I see businesses that, in their haste to hop aboard the social media bandwagon, dive straight into tactical work without knowing what they hope to accomplish, let alone having a plan to achieve it.