Tue.Jul 09, 2019

Hot or Hype: The Top Retail Tech Investments For 2019

Forrester eCommerce

In today’s increasingly competitive retail market, every technology initiative is pitched as do-or-die. So how do you make smart decisions about which technologies to invest in, to start testing, or to forego?

Do Ecommerce Niches Really Lead To Riches? How To Identify Overlooked Product Opportunities To Increase Revenue

BigCommerce

According to Similarweb, Amazon.com gets around 2 billion visits a month and eBay gets about 1 billion visits a month. … How to Sell Online

Catch The 2019 Experience Platform Wave

Forrester eCommerce

Mark Grannan and I just completed our fourth evaluation of the major software vendors focused on digital experiences: Acquia, Adobe, BloomReach, Episerver, Liferay, OpenText, Oracle, Salesforce, SAP, and Sitecore.

New Study: What 100 Social Media Followers Are Really Worth

Kissmetrics

The social web is huge. From Facebook to Pinterest , they all command billions of eyeballs per year. Which, of course, makes these channels too big to ignore. In other words, you have no choice but to participate in them or else you’ll miss out on traffic and revenue.

Realizing ROI in an Omnichannel Rich Retail 4.0 Environment

Welcome to Retail 4.0. This is the land of opportunity where retailers connect with shoppers and drive sales in a way like never before. With this eBook, you’ll learn about the advanced technologies that are available to create a seamless integrated omnichannel experience.

DX Platform: Strategy, Software, or both?

Forrester eCommerce

In the past two business days, my colleagues and I have published the Q3, 2019 iterations of our Digital Experience Platform NowTech and Wave (big sigh of relief, and huge thank you to everyone who supported this research!).

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AR and VR in retail: do shoppers buy the hype?

GetElastic

Close your eyes and picture the “future of shopping.” Did you envision a customer wearing goggles, head back and hands waving in the air? Be honest…. Virtual reality (VR) is projected to generate $1.8

On-Demand Zaius Demo: Delivering a Customer-First Experience with B2C CRM

Zaius

Zaius launched a new, customer-centric approach that helps you connect all your customer data, analyze behaviors, and orchestrate and automate highly personal interactions.

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Shopify Ping: Customer Conversations at a Glance

Ecommerce Platforms

Do you find the customer service bit in your line of work as an ecommerce merchant a bit baffling? Maybe you're using the wrong chatting tools. Ever heard of Shopify Ping? If you're unfamiliar about this stunning app, it's undoubted that Shopify really caught you off-guard.

Optiseller helps eBay sellers with ‘Good‘til cancelled’ policy

Retail Technology Review

From 1 April this year, eBay introduced its new‘Good ‘til cancelled’ policy for all fixed price listings. This means sellers are not forced to re-list after 10/20/30 days -- the listing will continue indefinitely every 30 days until the item sells out or is manually cancelled. Internet Retailing

Real-time Personalization Guidebook: 10 Tips to Improve eCommerce Conversions

Conversion rate remains the most important metric for measuring success. This guidebook reveals 10 tips to improve eCommerce conversion rates, and insight into how an AI-powered personalization platform can dramatically improve performance.

Shopify Ping: Customer Conversations at a Glance

Ecommerce Platforms

Do you find the customer service bit in your line of work as an ecommerce merchant a bit baffling? Maybe you're using the wrong chatting tools. Ever heard of Shopify Ping? If you're unfamiliar about this stunning app, it's undoubted that Shopify really caught you off-guard.

New tech enables safer online transactions by confirming trustworthiness of personal credentials

Retail Technology Review

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has developed a digital identity exchange technology that makes it possible for individual users and service businesses involved in online transactions to confirm the identity of other parties in transactions. Internet Retailing

9 Clever Ways to Use FOMO Marketing to Boost Your Ecommerce Sales

Bootstrapping Ecommerce

Find out how you can take FOMO feelings and turn them into a marketing strategy! Use FOMO Marketing to increase the sales of your ecommerce store. The post 9 Clever Ways to Use FOMO Marketing to Boost Your Ecommerce Sales appeared first on Bootstrapping Ecommerce. Conversion Optimization

IP Warming: How to Use It to Improve Your Email Deliverability

Omnisend

Email deliverability is one of the keystones in the overall email marketing foundation. Without proper email delivery into your subscribers’ inboxes, you won’t be able to measure the effectiveness of your marketing strategy as well as return on investment.

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

An infographic listing the best practices companies can follow to bolster their e-commerce website.

Mark Irvine: The perfect match between SMBs (Small and Medium-sized Business) and PPC (pay-per-click)

Omniconvert

Welcome to Growth Interviews! Welcome to Growth Interviews, the fun, stimulating and engaging series of conversations driven by digital business growth.

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Marketing Isn't Only Advertising

Smile.io

While advertising might be the type of marketing that’s easiest to recognize, it’s a common misconception that ads are all that matter in modern marketing.

IP Warming: How to Use It to Improve Your Email Deliverability

Omnisend

Email deliverability is one of the keystones in the overall email marketing foundation. Without proper email delivery into your subscribers’ inboxes, you won’t be able to measure the effectiveness of your marketing strategy as well as return on investment.

Supplier Search: How to Find the Best One for Your E-Commerce Store

Prisync

Unless you’re making homemade products yourself, you’ll want to source a decent wholesale supplier to provide you with the products you need to sell on your e-commerce store. But finding the best supplier for your store is a struggle many e-commerce owners go through.

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Top 5 Google AdWords Mistakes that you can’t ignore!

MakeWebBetter

Mistakes are Avoidable, Results are Not. An under-performing campaign is the biggest nightmare of every marketer who deals in online advertising.

Product Feed Optimization: Essential Details Brands Need to Know

ROI Revolution

If you manage or even remotely work on an ecommerce site, then you’re familiar with product feeds and product feed optimization. But if you’re just getting started in the ecommerce realm or have colleagues who work with product feeds a lot, you may want to glean a better understanding.

FAQ: Retail Ship-from-Store

OrderDynamics

FAQ: Retail Ship-from-Store. For this post, we answer frequently asked questions that have come from readers and Google search queries around Retail Ship-from Store. Retail ship-from-store is a smart way retail chains can fulfill customer orders.

3 Ways to Grow Your Retail Business with Existing Customers

Springboard Retail

When it comes to operating a retail store or brand, your goal shouldn’t be to stay in business, but to grow your business.

Attention Shoppers: Prime Day is Here!

Bamboo Rose

Time is a valuable resource. With everything going on in our lives—work, family, kids—it’s tough to carve out a little of that sweet, sweet freedom for yourself. It’s the same reason you choose to stay in bed on Black Friday instead of battling bargain-hungry crowds down at the mall.

What’s Hot For Spring and Summer on Amazon and Ebay? (Beach Body Not Required)

ecomdash

With weather necessities, back-to-school shopping, and festivals galore, summer is the perfect (and profitable) pit-stop between winter holidays. Mid-July’s Amazon Prime Day alone generates $4.19 billion in sales , the highest online shopping day not in November.

CRM: Customer Loyalty Starts with Data Collection

iQmetrix

Having friendly staff, excellent service, and a unique in-store retail experience are all great ways to get return customers. However, these strategies can be difficult to measure and maintain as a business grows. Loyalty & Marketing Automation

New Feature: Algopix Listing Insights

Algopix

Today, we are adding Algopix Listing Insights to our platform. This feature will give you a better idea as to why and how Algopix makes its recommendations and decisions. Check out this short video if you prefer a visual explanation!

How to Redeem Gift cards at a Retail Store?

MakeWebBetter

Nothing’s more rigorous than selecting a gift for someone and if you don’t know that someone’s interests, it will get even worse. But Gift Cards are like those one-size-fits-all which can be given to anyone at any time.

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Retargeting An Essential Aspect Of Customer Acquisition?

Ecommerce Guru

The post Retargeting An Essential Aspect Of Customer Acquisition? appeared first on Ecommerce Guru - Free Ecommerce Support, Help Desk, eCommerce Learning Free From Certified Partner, Ecommerce Expert. Ecommerce Guru

Tips for Keeping Your Business and Data Safe from Cyberattacks

Payoneer

Cyberattacks are a top concern for marketplaces and eCommerce platforms. With data being dubbed “the new gold,” security breaches are becoming commonplace, especially for international businesses.

Badger Basket: Small Team, Big Impact on the Digital Shelf

Salsify

Over the past 75 years, Badger Basket has become a premium manufacturer of furniture and accessories for infants, children, and dolls. With products as crucial to family life as these, it is critical for the team at Badger Basket to create product experiences that build trust with their shoppers.

What Are the Causes and Costs of Bad Data in Retail?

Wiser

Building a successful business requires data, but not just any data: it must be accurate, high-quality data. A cquiring and maintaining a database of good data is no easy feat. For many brands and retailers, quality data can be hard to come by and the costs can add up quickly. .