How to Read the Tells of an Invisible Customer

ecommerce behavior

We’ve all seen the movie scene where two poker players face off in a winner-take-all hand, and the villain is done in by a cinematic “tell” that reveals his cards are weak. Maybe it’s a blink, a twitch, or a tic. The hero spots it, knows the villain is bluffing, and wins the day. That’s not how real poker works. … Read More

Crafting a Promotional Email That Converts

What are the essential elements of a great promotional email? An attention-grabbing introduction? A clearly stated message? Artful content delivery?   Of course, the ideal email would emphasize all of these goals. But the road to the perfect email creation is fraught with obstacles, twists, and turns.   Although each business requires different email approaches, certain marketing and composition techniques … Read More

Six Ways to Increase Revenue This Black Friday Through Search

Black Friday has quickly become the largest retail shopping day of the year in the U.S., with in-store purchases reaching $1.8 billion in 2015. But more importantly, online Black Friday sales reached an all-time high amounting $2.74 billion – an increase of 14.3% from 2014.   Due to the success of Black Friday, retailers need to ensure that they are … Read More

3 Staples Every Successful Subscription Service Shares

Over the past decade, subscription services have popped up all over the Internet. No matter what your favorite activity or hobby is, there’s a subscription service that can accommodate you. For a recurring monthly (or even weekly) fee, you’ll have a new package on your doorstep every month (or week).   Acquisition and retention in one fell swoop isn’t a … Read More

The Art of Incentives

While incentives are commonplace in e-commerce strategy, they are limitless in their implementation and ROI. Before choosing a random % or $ amount to supplement your sales tactics, look at your data and known variables to cater to your audience the best you can.     Hilarious comedy queen Chelsea Peretti calls for a discount of 50% off minimum, yet … Read More

An Effectual CTA, Part 2: Taking Notes From Pros

A call-to-action is meant to be effectual, but as the saying goes, “actions speak louder than words.” Are your shoppers clicking “Complete Purchase!” or are they clicking the “X” and getting out of dodge?   Let’s dial back for a second…In our last post, we went over the recipe that cooks up a truly delectable call-to-action. In today’s post, we … Read More

What Are Effectual CTA’s Made of?

  So you’re researching how to craft an effectual CTA to increase sales for your online shop? You’ve come to the right post!   We’ve sifted through the plethora of posts debating which CTA color ‘grabs the millennial eye and massively increases sales’, so you don’t have to. We will spare you the prate!   First things first: a call-to-action … Read More

Mobile Conversion Optimization,
Part 2: How to Reduce Your Bounce Rate

  Mobile optimization is more than being mobile-friendly, but making a solid first impression with a mobile-friendly site is the first step to generating more mobile conversions. Last week, we went over the importance of your mobile optimization efforts. Today, we are tackling the first metric in your mobile optimization journey: reducing your site’s bounce rate.   Quick definition before … Read More

Mobile Conversion Optimization,
Part 1: Mobile Momentum

Mobile Momentum

  Mobile conversion optimization efforts are becoming more important than your desktop website campaigns. We hit the mobile tipping point somewhere around 2014. People now spend more time on mobile digital media than on desktops, purchase more “smart” products such as smart watches and smart appliances then desktops, and purchase more goods and services from mobile devices than from desktops. … Read More

5 Real-Time Marketing Solutions that Increase Conversions

  Real-time marketing solutions deliver personalized conversion experiences. They react to visitor behavior and align with customer expectations in order to deliver the right message at the right time. So, how do you create an effective real-time marketing solution for your online business? It’s not easy, but we think ecommerce marketers can learn a lot from TV sitcoms.   There … Read More