Affiliate marketing is a powerful sales channel that when implemented correctly, can drastically boost sales for your eCommerce business. If you’re not familiar with affiliate marketing, it’s a type of performance-based marketing where other websites will advertise your store. In return, you’ll reward affiliates with a percentage of every sale they send your way.
The welcome email, typically triggered upon joining a mailing list, is one of the most important emails a customer will receive during the course of their relationship with a business. As the crown jewel of any retailer’s email marketing effort, the welcome email sets the tone for the type of relationship a business hopes to build with its customers, and can serve to aid or hinder a brand’s image.
Whether a welcome message is presented in a magazine style ad or more of a hero image[...]
SEO (search engine optimization) is the driving force behind a business’s growth and customer acquisition, and as such, is the single most important factor to affect an online store’s long-term success. Businesses that adopt and implement a well-strategized SEO plan consistently benefit from a massive increase in visibility and sales, regardless of previous notoriety.
Social media plays an important role in the daily life of billions of people worldwide. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+, and countless other platforms have thoroughly integrated themselves into the personal and professional spheres of adults and children, with their presence at the dinner table, workplace, and school not only common, but universally sanctioned.
How you’ll fare against your competitors in the months ahead is a stressful question that businesses of every size are faced with come the ringing of a new year. In the fiercely competitive world of eCommerce, there’s always room for growth, reform and improvement – and of course, a desire for increased revenue. Like most things in life, though, that’s easier said than done.
For children, countless occasions call for the unwrapping of presents, with the appearance of mystery boxes igniting anticipation and deftly nimble finger movement. The box, the wrapping, the ribbon, the bow – all of these elements, by definition a barrier between a child and their desired product, serve to create a profoundly memorable unboxing experience that’s just as enjoyable as the product itself.
Popups have earned themselves a bad reputation over the years. No doubt at some point or another you’ve earnestly sought the X of one of these intrusive windows. Their ill-timing presence often leads to browsing and shopping disruptions, provoking annoyance in the most patient of web surfers.
With the power of the internet, small businesses can spend less on marketing while simultaneously gaining more, using valuable resources to fight larger counterparts head-on with formidable marketing campaigns. It’s important to keep in mind; however, that online marketing comes with its fair share of budget constraints. Nonetheless, compared to the days of yore, the funds required to dish out advertisements on traditional marketing channels is significantly larger than similar internet[...]
Online marking is an essential component of eCommerce that plays a critical role in the success of any business. Consumers use the internet for everything – what to do, where to go, what to buy and more. In fact, studies by marketing research groups such as Garner show that an increasing number of consumers use social media and internet searches to carry out preliminary research on products and prices before ever making a purchase.
3dcart is always striving to improve our services and support, which is why we’re proud to announce that our SEO team now boasts three 5pecialists! Anibal, Asael and Kevin are 3dcart’s newest 5pecialists, having passed Google’s vigorous 5pecialist challenge before the September 15th deadline.
Every eCommerce business owner asks the same question:
“How can I drive more traffic and sales to my store?”
What it really comes down to, however, is the importance of driving relevant, targeted traffic according to how consumers are actually searching for products online. At the same time though, things such as cost-control and effective reach are the common limitations to many marketing and advertising platforms including social media and marketplaces such as Amazon.
We have yet to meet an online retailer who wants to convert LESS. But if somehow that is you, then you can skip this blog post.
However, if you are looking for tangible ways to boost sales, here are three action items to kickstart your quest for conversions today.