So you have an e-Commerce site or are building one, and you're wondering “What can I do to increase my conversion rates?” Well, then this post is for you! And while you're at it, you might want to read this one as well: How to Improve Your Conversions (Even if You Have None).
Here is a list of e-Commerce sites offering the most inspirational checkouts; the websites in this list have got their checkouts absolutely right and will give you a clear idea of how you can go about designing a checkout page that will increase conversions by turning visitors into customers:
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So, you’ve decided to start an online business. You’ve decided on idea for a product niche, you’ve done some research into the logistics of where you’ll source your products, you've found a logistics company like United Van Lines to transport your goods, you’ve done some market research into who the typical buyers are for your products, and you’ve looked at competitive options. With that, all the hard work is done right? Well it might not be. You still have to build your website.
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There’s a lot of talk about Facebook and Twitter and quite a couple of other social media networks out there, but rarely we talk about Pinterest for ecommerce in the same sentence. And yet, if you think about it, a social platform filled to the brim with beautiful, eye-catching, good quality images might actually do the trick. There are more and more reasons that should convince you this one is a winner. You can see them with your own eyes. Below, I just want to share some useful info, and dispose of tips I came across recently. They should help you improve (or set up) a Pinterest marketing strategy:
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In August 2014 Shopify (platform reviewed here) launched a brand new free fully responsive theme aimed at stores with large inventories. Features include prominent navigation, multiple homepage collections, sidebar filtering, and easy integration with the Product Reviews app (which is free as well). So I decided to write this quick Shopify Supply theme review:
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When was the last time somebody encouraged you to start your own business? Maybe an online one? I mean a proper encouragement filled with incentives, advice, money and the like. I'm asking you this, because, quite often, the best way to explore a business idea is to enter a competition. And Shopify knows this better than anyone else!
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When you need to buy something or reserve a ticket to go somewhere where do you turn? Do you head off down to your nearest town and visit a traditional mortar store or do you simply sit down and click? The trends for online shopping are showing that ecommerce is not just taking the world by storm but is taking over the world as we know it. A look into the Nielsen global survey of ecommerce report shows just how Internet businesses are continuing to flourish and prosper and leave traditional stores standing in the side lines.
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While shopping online for other items is becoming ubiquitous, the one sector that has failed to gain any traction-is the supermarket. During the dotcom boom of the late 90’s there were sites like Grocery.com that tried and failed. Peapod is one current American online only player that is making some headway and there are also the likes of SimplyCook who offer monthly cooking kits for health-conscious foodies. Offline big chains like Safeway and Wal-Mart have entered the e-commerce area, with limited success.
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So I'm attending this event on the 28th of October as lots of the marketing people I look up to (including Neil Patel, Saul Klein, and Sean Ellis) will speak about what they know best: how to grow your business 🙂 And the organizers were nice enough to offer a 10% discount for anyone using the coupon code catalin
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