The week is coming to an end, and what a week it has been in the ecommerce industry. While the previous week saw both BigCommerce and Volusion secure funding, this week has been a little more quite. nChannel added BigCommerce and Shopify to their network and Atlanta based ecommerce software startup ShopVisible was acquired by Epicor. Read on to see what else happened during this past week.
I have to admit, the feeling of achievement that you get once your content strategy begins to bring in free and organic traffic is beyond words. It's beautiful to realize that all that hard work is finally starting to pay off, and perhaps even enabling you to celebrate in a few ways.
Ecommerce is hotter than ever right now, but what are the numbers attached to this exponential growth? Well, in 2017, ecommerce sales are estimated to reach around $434 billion, and this is in the US alone. Customers are going online to shop and more recently they started doing that right from their smartphones, so in the near future, these numbers will grow even more. If you want to sell, you need customers and those customers want new, innovative products and a website that lures them to keep on browsing.
These ecommerce strategies will help you develop a sustainable tactic and focus on what you should do to succeed, from targeting the right customer to having a kick-ass social media strategy.
Everyone seems to have something to sell, but only a few know how to cultivate crazy checkouts. Slapping a product to your page doesn’t mean people will buy it. So what does?
How does a person make this happen for him/her? How does a person direct amazing traffic that will convert into paying customers? First you must have a checkout (with a product) that you can point to. Hint: try one of these ecommerce platforms.
When you start an ecommerce site you realize that there are loads of items that need to be checked, cross-checked and tested to ensure that your customers have a nice experience. That’s why I put together an expansive checklist for new ecommerce sites.
The week is coming to an end, and what a week it has been in the ecommerce industry. Shopify has partnered with MartMobi in order to increase their presence in India. Volusion has managed to raise $35M. Read on to see what else has happened during this past week.
The infamous upsell: Some people cringe at the idea, bringing up images of used car salesmen, while others relish in its glory to reel in additional cash through their eCommerce sites.
If you run an eCommerce, take a look at your Shopping Cart and Checkout areas to see what your customers view right before they whip out their credit card and spend money on your site. Are there opportunities for them to purchase additional items? Do you at least try to ask people to share their purchases on social media sites? How about offering free shipping if they spend over a certain amount of money?
Show me an ecommercer who doesn’t want to drive his/her online sales, and I’ll show you a liar. For professionals who invests most of their time and energy in their online businesses, this is not the kind of topic somebody’s talking about only over a pint at the end of the day.