Although eCommerce websites come in different shapes and sizes, there are very real, specific KPIs that every eCommerce website, regardless of size, should be setting and monitoring.
But one thing I can tell you is that you have to be extremely careful. Ecommerce KPIs can be both a blessing and a curse.
Over the years of helping different eCommerce businesses, we have discovered that most eCommerce marketers fail to accomplish their goals on time not because they lack skills and knowledge but because they lose sight of what to track precisely.Read More
The post-purchase experience in the eCommerce space is totally disjointed.
This is because we, as marketers, tend to focus on acquiring new customers, and we often regard the sale as an endpoint. Most of us tend to forget about the customer once they check out.
Not even a follow up is done to see what worked well, what worked poorly, and what pain points they still have.
That’s definitely a wrong way of doing marketing because there’s so much more to a repeat customer than just the money they give you in exchange for your products or services.Read More
What’s a good customer retention rate in the eCommerce space?
In an ideal world, it’s 100%.
But ours is not an ideal world, so a 100% retention rate is difficult to achieve.
We live in a world where businesses often lose touch with existing customers in pursuit of new ones.
How sad!Read More
How much do you hate seeing abandoned carts?
I don’t like them either.
But they are inevitable…just like bounce rates.
When we conducted a research study on Shopping Cart Abandonment Rate, guess what we found?
Out of 100 people who add items on a cart, only 35 make a purchase.
The rest abandon their carts. That’s a whole lot revenue down the drain.Read More
Let’s start with one simple fact: you need a post-holiday marketing strategy.
Remember that common saying? Failing to plan is planning to fail.
Yes, without a post-holiday marketing strategy, your business will either underperform or tank no matter its size.
This is actually one of the unwritten laws governing the world of eCommerce.Read More
Customers’ love for a bargain is indisputable.
If I wasn’t one of them, I would’ve thought that maybe they are conditioned to only make a purchase when they think they are getting a great deal.
But being both a customer and a marketer has helped me understand both spheres.
I understand why customers like promotions, and I understand why marketers often roll out sales promos.Read More
In a world where there are tons of brands providing loyalty programs, have you ever wondered why consumers are becoming less loyal to the brand and more loyal to the program?
I’m not, by any means, downsizing the importance of loyalty programs to brands –it is no secret that they do have their own sets of advantages to brands.
But if various studies tell us that 82.4% of shoppers prefer doing more business with a brand that has a loyalty program.
What does that imply?Read More
During the lockdown, I picked this new hobby of binging marketing podcasts every single day. At first, it was a way of trying to avoid lockdown boredom, but it ended up being a regular in my everyday to-do list.
The more I inhaled different podcasts is the more I started to realize that there’s nothing to lose by making podcasts a part of my regular lifestyle – but essentially everything to gain. So far it has been truly amazing –you’d be surprised by the amount of expert knowledge you can get from these audio chunks.Read More
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