Feeling Lucky? Using Gamification to get Customers Involved

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Use Gamification to Get Customers Involved

The ecommerce world has been abuzz recently with talks about gamification. It seems every guru in the business is proclaiming gamification “the new frontier,” and a “game changer.”  Although gamification is often presented as a new idea, it’s actually a very old (and effective) sales tool. As we’ve mentioned, gamification is a great way to boost conversions without incentives. That … Read More

The 5 Types of Online Shoppers You Need to Understand

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5 Types of Online Shoppers

Online shopping has literally changed the way people do business. Customers around the world can shop for nearly anything from nearly anywhere. Just as shopping has changed, so have shoppers. Ecommerce allows consumers to purchase products in ways that would have been difficult or impossible in the past. For example, comparison shopping used to require hours of time and driving … Read More

Three Ecommerce Trends to Know for 2019

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Three Ecommerce Trends to Know for 2019

In 2002, ecommerce consumers spent about $42 billion in the United States. For a brand-new industry, that figure seemed huge. Fast forward 16 years, online consumers spent over $500 billion in 2018. Ecommerce trends continue to advance, establishing winners and losers. Sites like Amazon and eBay have thrived, while some smaller businesses suffered disastrous losses. To keep you up to … Read More

Looking Back at Your Annual Metrics

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Looking Back at Your Annual Metrics

After the hectic red and green blur of the retail holiday season, the end of Q4 is often a huge relief. However, the new year inevitably brings new challenges. With the holiday rush now coming to a close, the time comes to evaluate your annual metrics. In this blog, we’ll highlight several of the key measurements to pay attention to … Read More

Targeting the Last Minute Shopper

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Targeting the Last Minute Shopper

Targeting the Last Minute Shopper Shopping for gifts can be a difficult process, especially when you’re a last minute shopper. Shoppers can often feel a sense of hopelessness as they hurriedly search for suitable gifts. Plus, seeing more proactive friends and family finished with their holiday shopping can make them feel like a failure. If you’re a last minute shopper … Read More

Using Wishlists Beyond the Holidays

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Using Wishlists Beyond the Holidays

Many people think of wishlists as being applicable only on special occasions or holidays. Children make wishlists for Santa Claus. Parents may create a wishlist for a baby shower. Brides and grooms-to-be often “register” at particular stores, in effect, creating a wishlist. Many people don’t realize that wishlist strategies can be an effective ecommerce tool all year long. In ecommerce, … Read More

Conversion Boosting Strategies for BFCM

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Conversion Boosting Strategies for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

In the retail sphere, no two days are as relentlessly hyped as Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Everyone knows that these days are important days to put conversion boosting strategies into action. Some may wonder “Why all the fuss?” Let’s examine some of the data. In 2017, ecommerce shoppers spent $7.9 billion on Black Friday weekend. That includes a robust … Read More

The Most Common Coupon Strategy Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

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Most Common Coupon Strategy Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Coupon strategies can seem like a magic bullet when it comes to boosting sales, except when common coupon strategy mistakes are made. Without careful planning, discounts can ultimately hurt more than help. To help you avoid such issues, we’ve highlighted the three most common coupon strategy mistakes retailers make when implementing an incentive strategy. One-Size-Fits-All Discounts When creating an incentive, … Read More

Three Ways to Increase Revenue in Quarter 4

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Three Ways to Get More From Q4

Q4 can seem like a magical time for online retailers. It’s the time of year that virtually every business has the opportunity to increase revenue since purchases are at an all-time high throughout the country. Online retailers, as well as brick and mortar businesses, need to put in extra effort to maximize their profits during Q4. We’ve compiled these tips … Read More

3 Creative Ways to Sell without Incentives

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3 Ways to Sell Without Incentives

It seems impossible to sell without incentives, but we promise you it’s not. There are several incentive strategy alternatives that online retailers can implement without impacting profit per product. Giving customers a discount can be a great way to attract their attention. If you operate on low profit margins, you probably find yourself losing money rather than making it. Today … Read More