The Research Behind Effective Email Send Times

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Research Behind Effective Email Send Times

As marketing professionals, we are constantly looking for ways to increase engagement with our content. In the past, we’ve talked about the importance of CTAs, copy, graphics, and even frequency. One of the more controversial topics in the field however is timing, that is, what day(s) and time(s) result in higher open rates. So, when are effective email send times? … Read More

New Year, New Email Remarketing Strategy!

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New Year, New Email Remarketing Strategy

Happy New Year! It’s officially 2019, and there’s never been a better time to be in ecommerce. Sales across our industry continue to steadily increase, and it looks like another banner year for online retail. With that being said, ecommerce businesses will face bigger competition this year. It’s more important than ever to improve your email remarketing strategy. In “Looking … 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

Optimizing the Frequency of Remarketing Emails

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Optimizing the Frequency of Remarketing Emails

Back in the day, email remarketing campaigns were known by a much more aggressive name: email blasts. Such campaigns suffered from poor public perception and high unsubscribe rates. Think about it – would you really want to have your email blasted? The nature and frequency of these remarketing emails were much different. Today’s email remarketing campaigns are generally thought of … Read More

The Art of Upselling

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The Art of Upselling

Few sales techniques are as universal and effective as upselling. Upselling is used to get a customer to spend more by buying an upgraded version of what’s being purchased. Upselling exist because customers will often pick the cheapest version of whatever they’re buying. They need to see a direct benefit to paying more. It is a salesperson’s job to make … 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

On-Entry Strategies and Why They Scare Customers Away

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On-Entry Strategies and Why They Scare Customers Away

Some people love a good scare. One place no one wants to be scared is your website’s home page. On-entry strategies seem like a great idea. Until they take over an entire screen upon arrival. On-entry strategies almost always require the user to interact with them in some way. Ideally, that would mean that the user’s email is captured. But … Read More