Category Archives:Ecommerce

  • 9 Essential Tips for E-commerce Category Pages to Increase Conversion Rates

    Every wonder how you determine the overall effect the optimization of one group of pages will have on the overall website? If I run a test on category pages and see a 30% uplift – it will not be reflected overall throughout the site; i.e. you won’t see 30% uplift in your overall conversion rate.

    Why is this? Well, the reality, not each page on your website has the same impact on your conversion rate optimization project.

    At Invesp, we assign the different of pages on a website a specific “value” which we call the conversion correlation factor. The

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  • Mobile Commerce Statistics and Trends [Infographic]

    According to current reports, at present only about 1.6 billion people use their mobile devices to shop online globally. However, by the end of 2017, over two billion mobile phone or tablet users will make some form of mobile commerce transaction. 95% of mobile internet users look up local information on their phones for the purpose of calling or visiting a business. Presently, mobile devices account for 19% of all US retail e-commerce sales. This figure is estimated to reach 27% by the end of 2018, which represents 1 out of every 4 US retail e-commerce dollars. Check out our

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  • Holiday Shopping in Numbers- Statistics and Trends

    The 2014 holiday season will have only 26 days between Black Friday and Christmas, just one more than last year and five fewer than 2012. Still the US retail commerce is expected to grow 16.6% this holiday season up from the 15.3% growth of last year. Looks like it doesn’t matter anymore just how many days there are in the holiday season anymore. Retail commerce is growing by leaps and bounds each season. This year we estimate that holiday season sales will account for 23.7% of total retail E-commerce sales in the US.

    If you’re just as curious as we

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  • Free Shipping is So 2013 & Other Thoughts to Improve Online Customer Experience

    Conversion rates are five to ten times higher in bricks and mortar (B&M) stores than on ecommerce sites.

    Why? What are the differences between a B&M store and an online store that would account for such a huge gap?

    While the answers are many and varied, in both cases, customers’ in-store experiences are a major determinant of whether they convert. Did they easily find what they were looking for? Did they have a good impression of the store? Did they get through the checkout in a reasonable time?

    If ‘customer experience’ is paramount to conversions, then you need to look

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  • US Social Commerce – Statistics and Trends [Infographic]

    The mobile shoppers who read product reviews on social media channels show a higher conversion rate – as much as 133% higher. On a grand scale, this conversion represents billions of dollars of business worldwide. The online population is increasing by leaps and bounds and more and more people are influenced by opinions shared on social media. Social media celebrities such as vloggers and serial product reviewers tend to have a huge impact on people’s perception of product quality. Businesses are noting an increased level of impact that positive and negative reviews have on purchase behavior.

    The question is, what

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  • Online Consumer Shopping Habits and Behavior

    Editor Note: If you are looking to increase your ecommerce store revenue, we highly recommend reading the article: 31 E-commerce Conversion Rate Optimization Ideas You Must Try. 

    More than half (62%) of US consumers with Internet access now shop online at least once a month. More than 8 in 10 people (83%) are satisfied overall with their online shopping experiences. Check out our new infographic titled, “Online Consumer Shopping Habits and Behavior” to know more about buying habits of online consumers and latest online shopping trends.

    Infographic by- Invesp conversion rate optimization

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  • Keep Your Mcommerce Website Optimization in Perspective

    If in the past year there’s been an ecommerce topic hotter than the disruption caused by mcommerce, well, let us know in the comments below. Other issues may have enjoyed their 15 minutes, but mobile commerce has been somewhere on the podium for the past few years.

    E-retail specialists, conversion rate optimizers and web site designers tout the advantages of mobile optimization because shoppers increasingly use their mobile devices to buy. Many (at least those sounding the death knell for desktops) go so far as to say you should optimize your site for mobile first, then convert your mobile site

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  • The Importance of Personalized Ecommerce & 4 Examples of How It’s Done

    Editor note: All strategies outlined in this article should be deployed on your website using AB testing. By doing so, you will measure the effectiveness of these strategies and whether they work for your or not. We highly recommend using Invesp’s The Essentials of Multivariate & AB Testing guide.

    While it’s always been a focus of ecommerce strategizing, the promise of a personalized online shopping experience remains largely unfulfilled. It’s a curious circumstance because the statistics show that there’s a big demand, and payoff, from customizing the offering each of your customers get when they visit your site.

    59% of online

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