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Like most eCommerce store owners, optimizing your conversion rate is probably high on your list of New Year’s resolutions.
The problem, however, is figuring out what exactly you need to optimize for. From copy and design to social media and checkout process, there are …Read More
We recently worked with a partner client who is located in India. Now if you are familiar with Indian culture, you’d know that they have a lot of holidays. Like, all the time. Between Muslim and Hindu holidays, their was always some sort of #holidaymarketing that needed to take place.
Luckily, much of the world takes breathers between major holidays. In the US, October to December are hot months for many retailers.
Once the retailer has done their due diligence of getting enough eyeballs to their website (which generally increases for most of our clients organically during these “hot” months) …Read More
It doesn’t matter now. Whether or not you’re ready for Black Friday and the 2015 holiday sales season, it’s upon us.
If you’ve been working all year to get ready for this year’s blitz, the overall retail sales predictions are mostly favorable. And even the negative stuff isn’t too bad.
Inc.com quoted a Deloitte-authored sales forecast that calls for total retail sales of $965 billion this year, up about 4% from 2014. But the more pessimistic analysts will take that as somewhat negative news because it falls short of last year’ 5.2% increase in sales. Taking data from forecasts done …Read More
Before I delve into my blog and the topic at hand, what do you think of this intro: Once upon a time there was a shopping cart, glee as can be, with over 5 items filling it’s belly. But on that same day, while it anxiously awaited for pay, it was left abandoned and nobody could really say?
Corny? Was it a good hook? Weigh-in below!
The story of the lonely cart is not unique because hundreds of thousands of carts across many different websites suffer from the same sad story. We’ve previously discussed personas and how when you …Read More
Wikipedia’s article on “money” tells us that the first records of barter date back over ten thousand years. And the first known coins are well over 2,500 years old.
Whenever the exchange of goods and/or money for other goods and services began, you can rest assured that, from the moment it started, people quickly how to sell – how to ‘convert’ a customer.
Fast forward to the 20th century and the art of selling products advanced to the point of having large, well-stocked and strategically located bricks and mortar stores, and trained salespeople, all devoted to getting shoppers to buy.
And …Read More
Ask anyone, who has even the slightest knowledge or opinion about ecommerce checkout optimization, for advice and you’ll likely get more than you bargained for. And if you ask anyone else for the same advice, there’s a good chance that at a goodly amount of it will conflict with the first advice.
Before we go any further, let’s cut to the quick. The psychological gamesmanship that takes place between a potential buyer and ecommerce retailer at the point of online checkout is unprecedented in the history of selling. It is game without human interaction, it takes place in a highly …Read More
Our next webinar is jam-packed with information. The webinar takes you on a journey of a complete conversion optimization project, a “Conversion Story”. Some of the many concepts we will cover include: what do you test, how do you measure incremental improvements, what do you learn from each test, how to develop a roadmap, etc.Read More
This blog is continued from a linkedin post I wrote. To read the first few tips, please visit the post….
There is never one, quick, easy fix all websites can apply for more conversions and greater optimization. However, there are principles which, if applied correctly and thoughtfully, can produce those uplifts in conversion everyone is looking for. Looking back at our 10 years of optimization, I’ve compiled a list of the top 10 optimization tips anyone looking to increase conversions should consider:
6. Plan based on Cognitive Progression. Whether your site is live and running, or you’re still in the planning …Read More
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