Future of Retail: “Applying 2019 Predictions to Retail” Blog Series

Forrester eCommerce

To help retailers and brands plan for 2019 and beyond, Claudia Tajima and I are interviewing our Forrester peers to discover how their 2019 predictions will affect the retail industry for our blog series “Future of Retail: Applying 2019 Predictions to Retail.” ” In our blog series, we will explore how predictions across AI, automation, CX, loyalty, B2C Marketing and other areas, will impact retail and […].

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Video Blog: Accelerate Innovative Digital Transformation

Forrester eCommerce

Quick video perspective on applying design thinking to business strategy. chief information officer (CIO) chief marketing officer (CMO) corporate strategy design thinking ebusiness strategy Innovation marketing & strategy strategy & strategic planning

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Best Blogging Platforms for Your Online Store

Ecommerce Platforms

Did you know, as many as 86% of B2B companies blog- and for a good reason, it gets results! Websites with blogs have as many as 434% more indexed pages in comparison to brands that don't. Therefore, if you're looking for the best blogging platforms, you're in the right place.

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A Blog Isn’t a Blog, It’s a Business

Kissmetrics

I wrote my very first blog post on July 24, 2005. That blog post is no longer live because it was terrible. But you know what, back in 2005, the blog post was pretty darn good. See, I wasn’t competing with a lot of blogs back then. But over the years, blogging has changed.

Blog 160

Video Blog: Forrester’s Asia Pacific Managed Security Services Wave Identifies The 11 Most Important Vendors

Forrester eCommerce

CISOs in Asia Pacific must justify their spending and articulate the business value of often expensive investments in managed security to a largely non-security audience of executives.

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2017 Income Report: How My Blog Performed As A Business

My Wife Quit Her Job

The great news is that despite my lack of focus, my blog income still managed to grow by about 23% this year! Blogging How to Build an Online Store Our Story

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Guest Blog – Reading Your Customers’ Signals at Every Step of the Customer Journey

Zmags

The post Guest Blog – Reading Your Customers’ Signals at Every Step of the Customer Journey appeared first on Zmags. Rick Kenney Zaius Vice President of Industry Strategy You’ve probably been there before. They’re just not that into you. What could I […]. Ecommerce Best Practices content & commerce customer engagement

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Blog Roundup: The Top 10 FastSpring Blog Posts of 2018

FastSpring

In case you’ve missed something, here’s a list of the top 10 blog posts from 2018 that you don’t want to miss as you gear up for 2019. Find the best business model for your product or service with this helpful blog post. It has been a very interesting year for the world.

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241: How My Blog Performed In 2018 – Year End Review

My Wife Quit Her Job

The post 241: How My Blog Performed In 2018 – Year End Review appeared first on MyWifeQuitHerJob.com. My wife just closed the books for 2018 and in this episode, I’m going to do a year end review for MyWifeQuitHerJob.com including all of the projects that I’m currently working on. What You’ll Learn. How to do a site audit for SEO. Where I’m speaking at in 2019. What’s new for 2019. My key takeaway for 2018. Other Resources And Books. GoBrandWin.

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Does Blogging for Ecommerce Really Improve Business?

Ecommerce Platforms

But quality content, especially blog posts, are extremely hard to come by. Now, look at blogging. One blog post requires you to think up topics and outline the posts. Next comes formatting and publishing the blog post. Elegant Themes Blog. The Williams Sonoma Blog.

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Guest Blog – How to Improve SEO Ranking (In 4 Steps)

Zmags

The post Guest Blog – How to Improve SEO Ranking (In 4 Steps) appeared first on Zmags. Cait Porte Zmags SVP, Product & Customer Experience For an ecommerce digital marketer, success is usually measured by revenue. Everyone’s boss wants to […]. Ecommerce Best Practices ecommerce website design SEO for ecommerce

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E-Commerce Blogging: Best Practices and Mistakes to Avoid

Prisync

E-Commerce Strategy e-commerce blogsAs an e-commerce brand, your goal is to drive as much targeted traffic as you can to your store—most of which, ideally, should turn into paying customers. You can initiate this by going after paid traffic, which can bring in instant traffic.

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Every Tool And Plugin I Use To Run My 7 Figure Blog, Podcast And Online Course Membership Site

My Wife Quit Her Job

So this week, I put together a list of tools and plugins that I use for my other businesses which include my blog, my podcast and my online course. Blogging How to Build an Online Store

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How to Convert Blog Readers to Leads

Kissmetrics

They’re clicking your links and arriving at your blog. We’re not going to focus on the importance of a business blog. Marketers that prioritize blogging as part of their efforts are 13x more likely to see a positive return-on-investment. Your blog posts need a call-to-action.

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Blogging Vs Affiliate Marketing Vs Ecommerce – A Comparison Of 3 Online Business Models

My Wife Quit Her Job

Now as far as online business models go, most people gravitate towards starting a blog, a niche affiliate site or an online store and I’ve been reasonably successful with all 3. One of the biggest advantages of running an online business is that it’s inexpensive to start.

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Klaviyo Vs Drip – Why I Use Different Email Providers For Ecommerce And Blogging

My Wife Quit Her Job

Mailchimp – My first email provider ever AWeber – An email platform I was on for 6 years ConvertKit – The email provider I was using prior to my recent change Drip – What I’m using now for my blog And in that article, I revealed that I had recently switched over to Drip for MyWifeQuitHerJob.com. Blogging How to Build an Online Store Starting OutRecently, I wrote a comprehensive post that compared and contrasted the following 4 email services.

Blog 160

2017 Mid Year Income Report: How Much I Made Blogging In The Past 6 Months

My Wife Quit Her Job

If you recall, last year I finally hit the million dollar mark with my blog and after hitting that milestone, I decided to switch gears a bit to spend more time on Bumblebee Linens and to start a brand new project instead.

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198: The Software Tools I Use To Run My 7 Figure Blog With Steve Chou

My Wife Quit Her Job

Most people are amazed that I can run a 7 figure blog without having any employees and only working 20 hours per week. Most people are amazed that I can run a 7 figure blog without having any employees and only working 20 hours per week.

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Top 10 Ecommerce Trend Publications and Blogs for Niche Sellers

ecomdash

One of the best ways to stay on top of ecommerce trends and find innovative niche products is by following top ecommerce trend publications and blogs. The post Top 10 Ecommerce Trend Publications and Blogs for Niche Sellers appeared first on ecomdash. Blog Ecommerce Tips

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Company Blogging Tips for 2019

Groove

Companies of all sizes understand that one of the purposes of a company blog is to engage your customers in a conversation. Utilizing your blog effectively will help your business grow. The catch is of course, “What topics do you blog about?”. Our Best Tips for Company Blogging. These brainstorming sessions should help you form a list of topics that can be molded into any number of interesting blog posts. Your blog is also a great platform to launch a contest.

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If I Had to Start a Blog From Scratch, I Would…

Kissmetrics

You’ve seen me and thousands of other marketers talk about how to make a blog popular. But if you don’t set up your blog correctly, you won’t do well no matter what kind of marketing you do. And no, I am not talking about the technical setup of your blog. Blogging isn’t easy.

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[Guest Blog] Merchants: What’s Missing from Your Marketplace Strategy?

ChannelAdvisor

Blog post by Cynthia Lee, vice president, merchandising & sales, for Rakuten.com, the US arm of the #1 e-commerce site in Japan. Industry Trends channeladvisor marketplaces guest blog marketplaces RakutenWhen retailers sell on marketplaces, they’re usually focused on the elementary keys to success: competitive pricing, affiliate advertising, and site promotions.

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2017’s most popular blog posts

Steve Dennis

As is my tradition, here’s my annual recap of my 2017 posts that got the most traffic. Once again my April Fool’s Day one easily grabs the top position. Every single retail store in the US to close permanently by month’s end. Stop blaming Amazon for department store woes. Retail’s single biggest disruptor. Spoiler alert: It’s not e-commerce. Retail’s great deleveraging. Retail’s next punch in the face.

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[Guest Blog] Four Ways to Enable Your Omnichannel Strategy

ChannelAdvisor

Developing an omnichannel supply chain strategy is essential to remaining competitive. This means enabling both order fulfillment and returns through various locations and methods, such as in your own or affiliate brick-and-mortar retail stores, as well as through digital stores. Not only does this offer a more convenient experience for the customer, but it also creates additional revenue opportunities that you may otherwise miss.

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How A Blog Can Boost Your Ecommerce Traffic And Bring You 1.7 Million in Sales

ecomdash

A blog can boost your ecommerce site’s traffic, increase conversion rates, and skyrocket sales. Use this guide to create an ecommerce blogging strategy. The post How A Blog Can Boost Your Ecommerce Traffic And Bring You 1.7 Blog Ecommerce Tips

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192: How My Blog Performed As A Business In 2017 With Steve Chou

My Wife Quit Her Job

How I recovered from getting banned from a popular advertising platform How much I made in 2017 The changes I made to improve my blog Other Resources And Books Create A Profitable Online Store Bumblebee Linens Sellers. In last week’s episode, I broke down the numbers for my ecommerce store at BumblebeeLinens.com. So in this episode I’m going to talk about my other 7 figure online business, MyWifeQuitHerJob.com.

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[Guest Blog] ChannelAdvisor Connect 2019: The Power of Leveraging eBay’s Managed Marketplace

ChannelAdvisor

Blog post by Bridget Davies, VP of Seller and Revenue Growth for eBay Americas. eBay is a powerful partner to brands and retailers because of an ever-evolving investment in tools that businesses can leverage to attract customers and increase sales. — The technology required to run a successful e-commerce business continues to advance at a rapid pace. The way we shop online changes with each software and hardware update.

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Video Blog: Forrester’s DAM Wave Identifies The 13 Most Important Vendors

Forrester eCommerce

Manage your organization’s content explosion with digital asset management. In our most recent Forrester Wave™ evaluation, we took a look at the most important vendors in the space. Watch below to learn more, and find the full Wave here: “The Forrester Wave™: Digital Asset Management For Customer Experience, Q2 2018” age of the customer content DAM Wave

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Less is More: Why I Wish I Never Wrote 4,784 Blog Posts

Kissmetrics

Can you guess how many blog posts I have on NeilPatel.com? Technically I just published this blog post, which makes it 4,785. Especially considering that the blog has been around for roughly 4 years. blog posts per day. So, I only wrote 862 blog posts myself.

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Why I Spent $500,000 Buying a Blog That Generates No Revenue

Kissmetrics

I recently blogged about how I bought Ubersuggest. As for KISSmetrics, I mainly bought the domain for the blog traffic. I instantly cut the KISSmetrics blog in half by “deleting” over 1,024 blog posts. The KISSmetrics blog was merged on the 25th.

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[Guest Blog] The Secrets to Discovery Shopping

ChannelAdvisor

Blog post by Sree Menon, Head of Global Strategy at Tophatter. Discovery shopping — the act of shopping as a pastime or shopping without knowing what you are looking for — accounts for 50% of the retail market, by some estimates. However, many e-commerce options are not designed for discovery, but rather for utilitarian experiences or for a hyper-focused market or product.

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Bronto’s Best Blog Posts of 2017

Bronto

The post Bronto’s Best Blog Posts of 2017 appeared first on Bronto Blog. With everything from industry trends to proven best practices, let us inspire you to optimize and re-energize your marketing strategy for the new year. Browse Recovery Cart Recovery Email Marketing Marketing Strategy Omnichannel

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Our Blog (yes this one) Listed Top 100 Retail Blog by Feedspot!

Teamwork Retail

Last week, this here humble blog was named one of the Top 100 Retail Blogs by Feedspot. We’re up there amongst some of the best blogs covering all things retail such as Retail Dive , The Retail Doctor and RetailWire just to name a few and we couldn’t be more honored!

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7 Conversion Optimization Tips: Convert Blog Visitors into Customers

Bootstrapping Ecommerce

Blog subscribers & visitors don’t always translate into conversions. Use these 7 conversion optimization tips to convert your blog visitors into customers. The post 7 Conversion Optimization Tips: Convert Blog Visitors into Customers appeared first on Bootstrapping Ecommerce. Conversion Optimization

[Guest Blog] Fulfillment strategies for your multichannel business

ChannelAdvisor

Marketplaces drop shipping fulfillment guest blog partnersA multichannel e-commerce strategy is a must-have for every online seller. While it’s great for diversifying your income streams and reaching more customers, multichannel e-commerce comes with several key challenges — the biggest being fulfillment. To be a successful multichannel seller, you must meet the unique fulfillment standards and expectations of each marketplace.