Optimizing Frequency of Remarketing Emails

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Blast from the Past:   At one point, email remarketing campaigns were known by a much more aggressive name: Email Blasts. As one might expect, such campaigns suffered from poor public perception. Think about it; would you want to have your email address “blasted” by a company you entrusted with your personal information? Such tactics are not only generally ineffective, … Read More

The Art of Upselling

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Few sales techniques are as universal and effective as the upsell. Long a staple of the salesperson’s toolkit, upselling is the process of increasing the value of a conversion through the sale of related products and premium options. Upsells exist because customers will often opt for the cheapest version of whatever they’re buying unless they see a direct benefit to … Read More

Conversion Boosting Strategies for BFCM

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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 for sales, but 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, including a robust $2+ billion dollars via mobile … Read More

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

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Coupon strategies can seem like a magic bullet when it comes to boosting sales. In a previous article, we even highlighted the ways to effectively implement a coupon strategy. However, while lowering prices can certainly help, it is vital to implement incentives in a methodical manner. Without careful planning, discounts can ultimately hurt more than help. To help you avoid … Read More

On-Entry Strategies and Why They Scare Customers Away

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With Halloween just around the corner, many people are looking for a good scare. Spooky decorations are adorning suburban lawns, horror movies are premiering left and right, and “Monster Mash” seems to be playing everywhere. However, there is one place where you never want to scare your customers: your website’s home page. It’s happened to everyone. You do a quick … Read More

Three Ways to Get More from Your Q4

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Q4 can seem like a magical time for online retailers, and for good reason. It’s the only time of year that virtually every person in the country is looking to purchase multiple gifts. Revenues generally go up for retail businesses, whether online or brick and mortar. However, since nearly all of them are looking to advertise, the price of paid … Read More

The 4 Essentials of an Email Remarketing Campaign

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Online shopping is rarely a linear process. A customer may visit multiple sites, compare prices, and take days to complete a purchase, even if they’ve already added an item to their cart. This happens more often than you think; some research suggests that abandonment rates surpass 90%. When a consumer abandons, it doesn’t matter how streamlined your site is, how … Read More

Three Creative Ways to Sell without Incentives

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In previous posts, we’ve discussed how to create compelling incentives. However, spending money to increase sales can sometimes feel like a catch-22. After all, promotions are intended to entice customers to shop, which ultimately helps with bottom lines. In spite of this, promotions can sometimes harm companies with smaller profit margins. Giving customers a discount can be a great way to … Read More

Control Groups: An Effective Way to Measure Campaign Success

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In business, there is nothing more exciting than seeing the impact or growth that a new campaign generates. Whether the goals are engagement, sales, or lead generation, the excitement still translates. However, how are you to measure the results if there aren’t any factors to test against? Well, that’s where control groups comes into to play. What is a control … Read More

Privacy Lockdown: California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

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Since the implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), data protection and privacy have been at the epicenter of ecommerce discussions for some time. And as of June 28th, 2018, that discussion is larger and louder than ever. What happened on June 28th, 2018? In case you missed it, on June 28th, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed … Read More