Accessibility in emails

How to Widen Up your Customer Base by Creating Accessible Emails

Email marketing is one of the most preferred channels for delighting and retaining customers at almost every stage of the buyer’s journey from Convert to Close to Delight. Moreover, email is the only push-based marketing channel where all you need is the email address of the subscriber and you can start building a long-lasting relationship with them. Yet you are missing out There is a good chance that your email…

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In Focus: eBay’s Product-Based Shopping Experience

As you may have read in their Spring, Summer and Fall Seller Updates this year, eBay is transforming their shopping experience to be product-based, where all listings for the same product are grouped together much like they are on other competing marketplaces. The sheer number of products listed on eBay has grown so large that, until now, search results have overwhelmed buyers. Digging though dozens or even hundreds of listings…

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Reduce shipping costs for ecommerce

6 Strategies for Reducing Your Ecommerce Store’s Shipping Costs

The one thing that every ecommerce business has in common — regardless of size, niche and experience — is shipping. Whether you sell food, fashion accessories or tech gadgets, you’re always going to have to ship something to your customers. But shipping isn’t cheap and at times it isn’t even fast. At least not for small businesses. Large brands like Walmart can offer free shipping and programs like Amazon Prime…

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How to Build Trust with Online Shoppers: An Actionable Guide

If you want to succeed in the increasingly competitive world of ecommerce, you have to work hard to build trust with your target audience. In ecommerce, trust is not something you can build once and secure forever. Building trust requires constant attention and effort. It’s not easy and it takes a lot of work, but if you can do it, the rewards can be big. When people trust you, they…

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influencer marketing vs affiliates

The Difference Between Influencer and Affiliate Marketing: What You Need to Know

When it comes to digital marketing we hear a lot about influencer marketing. With billions of users logging onto popular social media platforms every day, you have an unprecedented opportunity to get in front of a larger segment of your target audience than ever before. But what about affiliate marketing? It’s been around for a long time but is not nearly as widely discussed as influencer marketing. Is it still…

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The Top Celebrity-Owned Ecommerce Companies and What You Can Learn From Them

Kylie Jenner. Kate Hudson. Michelle Phan. When a celebrity—of screen, stage, or YouTube—makes it big in business, it’s easy to write them off as fortunate. The truth is, though, that many of the biggest celebrity-founded ecommerce companies have a lot more going on behind the scenes than you might expect. In many cases, they’re inventive, ingenious, and legitimately compelling businesses—using tactics that can set any kind of business apart, not…

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How to Build a Community Around Your Ecommerce Business

The best and most profitable ecommerce brands in operation today know this to be true: it’s not about getting the sale—it’s about serving the customer. It’s not about growth hacks, advertising optimization tactics, or pricing strategies. Those things still matter, but at the end of the day, it’s not what brings success in ecommerce. Instead, success comes from building relationships with people. It comes when you’re able to answer questions,…

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How to Get More Positive Feedback on Amazon

There are few things as crucial to your Amazon business as your Seller Feedback rating. Buyers use this rating to judge you against other sellers. If the rating is neutral or low, there’s a good chance shoppers won’t trust your business and make a purchase. Beyond building buyer trust, your Seller Feedback rating is considered by Amazon’s algorithms to measure your performance—and whether your products should be more or less…

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Content Hubs & Landing Pages: Why You Need Them For Your Ecommerce Website

To build and maintain a successful ecommerce business in 2018, you need to do more than create products and launch an online store. To succeed, you need to invest in marketing strategies that boost traffic, fuel list growth, nurture potential customers, and drive sales. Not surprisingly, there a lot of marketing tactics you could and should focus on when working to grow your online store and sell more products, but…

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Adwords for Ecommerce

A Guide to Using Google Ads for Ecommerce

Successfully selling your products and services relies on your ability to get in front of as many people as possible. Just like traditional brick-and-mortar stores, people find your products as they browse, but with ecommerce your reach goes far beyond your physical location. Instead of waiting for people to find you, digital advertising proactively gets you in front of leads. With native ads, content discovery networks like Taboola and Outbrain…

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