4 Ways to Capture Leads Without Offering an Incentive

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4 Ways to Capture Leads Without Offering an Incentive

High quality lead capture strategies are important. Why? Because having a customer’s email is powerful. But how do you capture leads without offering an incentive?  A well-developed email list expands your customer base and is an incredible asset. It allows for effective remarketing, and builds customer loyalty. Best of all, you won’t have to spend a dime on placement. That’s … Read More

How to Use Video in Your On-Site Engagement Strategy

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How to Use Video in Your On-Site Engagement Strategy

You’ve A/B tested your copy. Your graphics are top notch. Your calls-to-action are clear and well placed. Now you’re thinking to yourself, “Why should I do on-site video too?” On-site video has experienced a surge in popularity recently years, and for good reason. Research shows it increases customer engagement, trust, and overall sales, making it a fantastic option for ecommerce … Read More

Spring Cleaning Your Outdated Content

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Spring Cleaning Outdated Content

Could your outdated content be scaring away visitors? When we think about Spring Cleaning, most people imagine dusting shelves, clearing out closets, or everyone’s favorite: washing baseboards. However, if you’re planning to clean your home this spring, you may want to think about your website as well. (After all – it’s the home of your business) More specifically, I’m talking … Read More

Drake and the Psychology of Free Shipping

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Psychology Free Shipping

Drake’s love of Free Shipping may be the most instructive meme in the history of conversion rate optimization. Not that there’s really much competition, but still. At first, this meme just seems like a funny observation. But this online joke actually carries with it a great deal of insight into the irrationality of human behavior. And since ecommerce is all … Read More

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