Holiday Shopping

eCommerce Marketing | 5 min read , Holiday Shopping | 5 min read

How to Leverage Social Media to Boost Holiday Sales

Any smart merchant knows that using social media to promote their products is key to a well-rounded marketing strategy, especially during the holidays when consumers are spending more of their hard-earned money.

Last year, mobile sales accounted for $7 billion on Black Friday and Cyber Monday alone. While putting your products on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram lets you put your products in front of a wide audience, it isn't the only way to help drive sales.

Logging onto[...]

Holiday Shopping | 3 min read , Shipping & Fulfillment | 3 min read

3 Pre-Holiday Shipping and Fulfillment Tips

Shipping carriers might not be dashing through the snow just yet. But if you want this holiday season to be merry and bright, you need to start thinking about your shipping workflow now.

Here are three ways to make your shipping and fulfillment process a thing of beauty before the holidays.

Holiday Shopping | 5 min read

Tis the season to be jolly! Holiday shopping and rewards

As per Deloitte’s 2017 holiday survey, holiday shopping season accounts for more than $1 trillion and more one quarter of annual US retail sales. Yes, it’s that time of the year when customers and retailers are all geared to put their shopping strategies, tips and tricks to play. Customers look around multiple stores and sites till they find, the best price or rewards that add value to their purchase.

Although retail spending grows overall in December, consumers tend to spend a smaller share[...]

Holiday Shopping | 2 min read , Sales & Orders | 2 min read , Shipping & Fulfillment | 2 min read

Should Your Online Store Participate in Free Shipping Day?

Customers love free shipping. There's no doubt about it. And free shipping right in the middle of the holiday season? Awesome! But what exactly makes free shipping so attractive? It's a little more complex than you might think.

But on Free Shipping Day, there are no conditions — just free shipping with guaranteed delivery in a minimum timeframe.

Is your business participating on Free Shipping Day? If you're not sure, this article will help you learn what is Free Shipping Day and how it can[...]

Happy Holidays | 2 min read , holiday countdown | 2 min read , Holiday Shopping | 2 min read

What's Green Monday and what does it mean for your online business?

Green Monday is the last Monday with at least 10 days until Christmas, which usually the second Monday in December.

The name was first used by eBay in 2007 to describe it as their best online sales day during that month, and since then it's become known as the third-best day for online shopping, right behind Cyber Monday and Black Friday. 

Green Monday is also called Cyber Monday 2 as it's seen as technically a second Cyber Monday, and consumers are drawn to the "second chance," especially[...]

Holiday Shopping | 9 min read , Conversion Optimization | 9 min read

10 Tactics to Increase eCommerce Conversions During the Holidays

The holidays are coming up fast, and you’re not the only one who’s thinking about them.

With U.S. retail eCommerce sales expected to climb by 16% this year, now is the perfect time to engage with your customers (and future customers).

Competition is always strong during this time of the year, especially with many eCommerce stores offering free shipping or other special promotions for the holiday season, so you’ll need to be at the top of your game to keep up.

With U.S. eCommerce sales [...]

Holiday Shopping | 2 min read

Get the most out of your Bing Ads this holiday season

The holiday season is underway, and your seasonal paid search campaigns need to jump into high gear so your products appear where they need to be: in front of holiday searchers! The best way to do that is to utilize multiple search engine optimization platforms. You need to be using Bing Ads!

Holiday Shopping | 0 min read

2017 Holiday Shopping Preparation [Infographic]

As we approach Black Friday and Cyber Monday, online retailers look forward to the potential sales holiday shoppers could generate for their businesses. And while e-commerce shopping numbers have consistently increased year after year, so have the number of online stores in the cyberspace. It's for this reason that e-commerce websites cannot be caught off guard and should be prepared to take advantage of the busiest shopping season of the year. Our e-commerce team has created this great[...]

Holiday Shopping | 4 min read

5 eCommerce Tips to Break Your Sales Records during the Holidays

Retailers worldwide look forward to the holiday season with intense anticipation. Every recent year, holiday eCommerce shopping numbers have steadily climbed. People are showing a greater preference for shopping online than ever before, and it's time you got in on the action.

Holiday Shopping | 4 min read , holiday tips | 4 min read

3dcart's Tips to Prepare for the Holidays

Holiday Shopping | 4 min read

8 Surefire Tips for Maximizing Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the busiest shopping days in the United States, with millions of people hitting the web for hot, limited-time deals.  Compared to 2013, 2014’s eCommerce revenue during Cyber Monday increased by 15.4% while Black Friday saw an increase of 20.6%. In fact, last year’s Cyber Monday is commemorated as the biggest day in U.S. online shopping history, ever!

Holiday Shopping | 3 min read

Guest Blog: This Holiday Season, Shop Hard & Stay Safe

Apps & Integrations | 3 min read , Holiday Shopping | 3 min read

7 Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, ecommerce merchants are gearing up to make most out of the opportunity. But will this year’s sales meet our holiday expectations?

We are optimistic about this year’s holiday season. Despite the gloomy state of global economy, ecommerce sales have shown growth over the past few months. MasterCard Advisors’ Spending Pulse report estimates ecommerce retail sales to grow at 12-14% this year compared to last year. All signs point towards yet another windfall[...]

Holiday Shopping | 0 min read , Infographics | 0 min read

The eCommerce Infographics of Christmas Past

Since we're approaching holiday season, we thought it would interesting to look back at last years holiday shopping facts and figures. You may just be inspired to run a few holiday deals yourself! Here are our favorite infographics from last years holiday season!

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