Commerce Essentials

5 ways to alienate your customers with Elizabeth Hollingsworth of PracticalEcommerce

  When running a business, no matter what the size, it’s the little details that make big things happen. And unfortunately, it’s usually those small details that fall throught the cracks and ultimaetly sink your ship. Elizabeth Hollingsworth of PracticalEcommerce outlines 5 fantastic poor customer service practices which garauntee your customers will run for the hills, withut looking […]

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6 tips for shooting your own product photos with Linea Mae

  One of the biggest frustrations with online shopping is the inability to touch and feel the product. “Is that green or turquoise? How will that dress fall on me?” Because of this limitation, it’s crucial to present your products in a way that the customer knows what he is purchasing with as few ambiguities […]

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Checking your ecommerce checkout process with Hanna Wolsfelt

  We’ve all heard the abandonment rate statistic before. 69% of intended purchases are abandoned on ecommerce sites daily. Why? Well, there are many reasons someone abandons their ready-to-go shopping cart. Perhaps your boss walked in just as you were going to order the plane tickets for your not-yet approved vacation , you realized you just missed […]

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Pinterest – target marketing at it’s best

A target market, as defined so eloquently by Investopedia, is the market (customers) a company wants to sell its products and services to, and to whom it directs its marketing efforts. Identifying the target market is an essential step in the development of a marketing plan. A target market can be separated from the market […]

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4 ways retailers can step up their shipping game with Jeremy Bodenhamer

Approximately 69% of shopping carts are abandoned and of that, 55% of customers abandon their carts due to shipping costs. No matter what, a good abandonment solution is absolutely crucial for your overall abandonment problem, such as Abandonaid.  Jeremy Bodenhamer, co-founder and CEO of ShipHawk, discuses shipping solutions that will help you mitigate this type of […]

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Infographic – Boost conversions with Deep End Design

Great informative infographic supplied by GetElastic, designed by Deep End Design.

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How to offer free shipping without loosing the seat of your pants

  How can small to middle sized businesses compete with the larger companies, with regards specifically to free shipping costs? In this article,  Stephen Bulgar of Web Marketing Today discusses the different aspects involved with shipping discounts and which ones will give your business a leg up on your competitors. There is no one answer to this question. […]

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5 Ways to Improve Mobile Commerce in 2016 with Armando Roggio

  Presently, 25% of online sales are purchased from a mobile device. If you think the user experience of your site is important, all the more so is true for your mobile app. When people are on their mobile phones, they are on the go. A site that loads slowly or requires too many steps, […]

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