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Facebook’s New Collections Ads Format Takes Ecommerce Advertising to the Next Level

Written by Meshell Long on May 3, 2017 in Strategies & Tips

Facebook’s leading presence in social media has been fueled by continued user experience innovations. Delivering social media content in mesmerizing fashion has been a key success factor for the web giant. With nearly 2 billion active Facebook members each month viewing content from family, friends, and the global community, it is only natural that Facebook has also innovated in the field of advertising.

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Marketplace Epic Grudge Match: Amazon Marketplace vs. Walmart's Growing Marketplace

Written by Derris Moore on April 24, 2017 in Ecommerce News, Strategies & Tips

If you’re one of the millions of individuals who orders products online, you are part of a revolution. Total e-commerce sales will reach $684 billion in 2020,[1] and the two titans of retail, Amazon.com and Walmart.com, are competing for market share in a big way. But it’s a more complicated story than you might imagine. Each platform offers third-party sellers the chance to reach consumers, and though the online e-commerce playing field is currently far from level, Walmart.com is catching up. Amazon is saturated with third-party sellers in their marketplace, while Walmart.com potentially presents a big untapped opportunity for sellers.

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The Future of Product Sourcing is in the Cloud

Written by Doba on February 2, 2017 in Strategies & Tips

Harness the Power of Data Automation to Slash Overhead, Increase Speed to Market, and Propel Your eCommerce Sales

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2016 Holiday Shipping Cutoff Dates

Written by Doba on November 28, 2016 in Strategies & Tips
 

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Ecommerce is Changing Black Friday Weekend [Infographic]

Written by Josh Summerhays on October 28, 2016 in Strategies & Tips

What started out as a highly segmented shopping weekend (a Hunger Games-style brick and mortar shopping gauntlet on Black Friday contrasted by a less visible but no less competitive gift grab online on Cyber Monday) is evolving every year in the direction of ecommerce.

We've put together an infographic that shows the growing impact of digital shopping experiences on the growth in ecommerce sales not just for Cyber Monday, but also Thanksgiving and Black Friday. We also highlight strategies that you as the retailer can employ to take advantage and increase your own company's bottom line.

Without further ado...

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Inspiring quotes from successful entrepreneurs

Written by Russell Cragun on June 30, 2016 in Strategies & Tips

Everyone has a role model, a mortal Superman, if you will. These people are our personal heroes and beloved examples; we have been inspired by them, and they have always brought out the best in us. We hope that you enjoy these quotes from our entrepreneur heroes and other important role models.

Most of the inspiring quotes gathered for this post were compiled from BENTRAINED by Ben Johnson. You can follow him on Facebook for more inspiration.

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Helpful apps and tools for organization and efficiency

Written by Russell Cragun on June 29, 2016 in Strategies & Tips

Staying organized can be one of the more difficult things to do. Schedules are always changing, and the smallest hitch in plans can throw off your entire week. There are plenty of apps out there to help keep you on task and organized, Personally I’ve tried a lot of them while trying to stay organized in my own life. In this post we will go over some helpful apps and tools that you can use to try and stay organized.

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Website testing and optimization tools that will improve your site

Written by Russell Cragun on June 23, 2016 in Ecommerce Tools, Strategies & Tips

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.

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How to grow your business by increasing empathy for your customers

Written by Russell Cragun on June 16, 2016 in Strategies & Tips

When starting a business there is a common concern on every entrepreneur’s mind: how to make money. This thought is totally normal, and is critical to address to have a successful store. You just can’t run a store for free. Another common concern is attracting customers. For one thing, it can be hard to find customers in general, and then it can be hard to keep them in mind when you’re looking at maximizing your profits. However, treating your customers well and making a profit go hand in hand. You need to take your customer’s feelings and experiences seriously and provide a pleasant purchasing journey.

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The Best Ecommerce Blogs to Follow

Written by Russell Cragun on June 14, 2016 in Strategies & Tips

 

As a new retailer you should keep up-to-date on all the relevant ecommerce news and best industry practices to help run your store. There are many websites and blogs to follow that provide premium content and learning for free, and I highly recommend that you bookmark some of these web sources, or subscribe to their blogs (and ours) so you don’t miss any updates.

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