One of the more important responsibilities of owning a store is ensuring that you’re constantly delivering the best shopping experience possible. You can do this through sales, great customer service, and an easy checkout process. Overtime your store will improve these processes and will become more popular as you test and implement additional features to your site. In order to get to that point you’ll need to develop and hone the skill of testing. Just as an engineer tests their work, you should be testing your site on a regular basis to make sure everything is functioning properly and to discover what works best for the customer. If you get lazy in testing, your site could fall behind competitors and you could lose out on potential sales and return customers.
Running your own business is an expensive endeavour, and the costs rack up when you have to pay for a lot of 3rd party services. Thankfully, there are many tools offered that not only improve your business, but are free or low budget!. These tools can help improve your site, provide fast design capability, and help manage tasks and social media. We’ll help you find some great new tools to use to help your business save money.
Ecommerce is an ever-changing industry. New strategies are constantly being implemented, different approaches to customer acquisition and retention are always being developed, and everyone is trying to get a leg-up on each other in a crowded market.
All of this change is great, because it makes the ecommerce experience that much better. But if you're unprepared for the changes that occur in the industry, you can find yourself playing catchup. That's never a position you want your business to be in.
So, in order to help you and your store get ahead of the curve, here are 7 trends that are coming for ecommerce in 2016 and what you need to know about them.
The following is a guest post from Jeanna Barrett, of Kabbage, a company that's an online provider of working capital.
When most people think “loan,” they think of an installment loan. With an installment loan, you borrow a set amount of money and pay off a portion of that (plus the interest, of course) each month until it’s all been paid off. Your mortgage and car loan are examples of an installment loan, as is the equipment loan you took out to get your office up and running.
The following is a guest post written for the Doba blog by Skubana, an all-in-one operations management solution for ecommerce.
What are some strategies that come to mind when it comes to promoting growth for your e-commerce business?