March, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on E-Commerce GMV

ChannelAdvisor

As all of us strive to make sense of and adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a lot of talk in the news of hoarding, empty shelves, and more generally, an imbalance between supply and demand that we normally don’t consider a possibility.

Adjusting to the New (Ab)Normal

Zaius

Without question this is a time of uncertainty and anxiety throughout the world. Our thoughts have shifted, with a primary focus on the health of their family, friends, and co-workers. We’re experiencing the sudden reality of isolation, with more than 2 billion people staying at home.

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What The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Means For Marketers

Kissmetrics

By now you have heard about the Coronavirus. The sad reality is that it is spreading quickly and will continue to spread for a while. Did you know that we are getting roughly 13,000 new cases a day and it’s growing fast ?

How to Create an Online Store in 2020: The Complete Guide

Ecommerce Platforms

Do you dream of one day owning the ultimate online store. Fortunately, we’re here to help with everything you need to know about creating an online store. In 2020, eCommerce sales account for 16% of all sales made worldwide.

3 Signs You Need A Self-Service Consumer Insights Solution

Understanding consumers can be a complex task. Consumer research can be a lengthy process–whether it’s manual research or configuring and training first generation AI machines on what to look for in consumer feedback.

The Impact of COVID-19 on E-Commerce GMV, Part 2

ChannelAdvisor

Since our prior post last week (with data from January 1 – Mar. 17, 2020), more communities around the world have been locked down and more people are working from home.

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Bridge Your Offline and Online Sales With The Right POS System Integration For Your Business

BigCommerce

We dove deep into why and how you should launch your online business and came to a conclusion: having an… Brick and Mortar Sales

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Key takeaways from the latest QuickBooks Small Business Marketing Report

TradeGecko

Leading cloud accounting solutions provider QuickBooks recently published a report on the main strategies and tips for small businesses.

Understanding the COVID-19 Effect on Online Shopping Behavior

BigCommerce

I don’t think it’s too soon to say that the COVID-19 global pandemic will likely be one of the defining… Ecommerce News

What Is Amazon DSP And How Does It Work? (Case Study)

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Right now, there are many ways to advertise your products directly on the Amazon platform. But how do you reach customers who aren’t shopping on Amazon? How can you advertise to customers who aren’t necessarily searching for your products? This is where Amazon DSP comes in.

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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.

Four Phases Of The Coronavirus Pandemic

Forrester eCommerce

In looking at the experiences of the Asian countries that entered the COVID-19 crisis in January, I believe that the pandemic will play out over four phases in the US. Phase One (Infection) ran from January through mid-March.

Introducing: Zaius On-Site Personalization

Zaius

Shoppers no longer see personalization as a nice-to-have in their shopping experience, they demand it. By 2020 (that’s this year!) 51% of consumers expect that companies will anticipate their needs and make relevant suggestions before they ever make contact with the brand.

Who’s Oroinc.com? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Ecommerce Platforms

If you are a manufacturer, wholesaler, distributor or otherwise engage in B2B sales, you can’t help but notice the trend to more online sales. That’s because today’s buyers rely more and more on the internet to do their product research.

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Marketing in a Crisis: What to Do and How to Strike the Right Tone

Omnisend

COVID-19, or commonly called “coronavirus,” has changed daily life for nearly every person across the globe.

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.

Small, But Mighty: Resources For Navigating Online Commerce In a World of Uncertainty

BigCommerce

It’s crazy how fast life can change. In a flash. In a second. With the snap of a finger. Not… COVID-19

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Recession 2020 – 5 Ways I’m Preparing For The Downturn

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With the Corona virus pandemic causing mass layoffs and record unemployment, it’s clear that recession 2020 has already begun. This post will outline everything that I’m personally doing to prepare for this downturn. First off, this is my 3rd recession.

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Three Steps To Improving Customer Experience In The Middle Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

Forrester eCommerce

Read the three essentials of customer experience that every organization should prioritize during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. age of the customer customer experience customer experience management pandemic promoted special report

How Coronavirus Is Impacting Ecommerce

ROI Revolution

Published March 12, 2020. On top of health concerns, brands across the globe are worrying about how coronavirus (COVID-19) will impact ecommerce as a whole.

Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

13 Amazing Free Chrome Extensions For SEO

Kissmetrics

Every SEO tool is different. Some have better keyword data, others have better link data, others give better technical suggestions… in other words, there is no perfect tool. And I really mean that, even though I created Ubersuggest for you.

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Unleash More with Free SMS : Our New Offer for (Real) Omnichannel Marketers

Omnisend

Ever since we added SMS to Omnisend in 2018, we’ve seen growing interest in this channel. More and more brands are turning to text messaging to engage their shoppers in a more personal way.

The Ultimate Return On Investment: Online Communities

BigCommerce

What if you could get a 6,469% ROI on your marketing efforts? This is the average ROI that online communities… Ecommerce Marketing

How To Get Rich – 20 Lessons On Making Money When Lifestyle Is Your Priority

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This post is a collection of principles I live by on how to get rich without sacrificing your family life. When it comes to business and life, my primary goal is to be the best Dad that I can be.

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Responding To Coronavirus: A Playbook For Marketing And Communications

Forrester eCommerce

Marketing and comms teams should take a leading role in supporting their organization’s response to the coronavirus. Read this post to understand the most critical actions to take now. age of the customer B2B marketing pandemic promoted

Level-up Your Online Selling Game with eCommerce Growth Summit – Online Event – 26 & 27th of March

Ecommerce Platforms

Join us on the 26th & 27th of March for the Ecommerce Growth Summit , a FREE 2-day online event. Here you'll learn all the latest eCommerce insights and trends. From streamed keynotes and breakout sessions to interactive learning and ‘ask an expert’ sessions – this summit has it all!

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The Omnichannel Campaign That Got Me the Cute Blue Shoes

Zaius

“Cute shoes, where did you get them?” I’m not sharing. What I will tell you, though, is how smooth my journey was to buying said cute shoes. I was scrolling through my Pinterest feed one evening when I came across a pair of royal blue, suede loafers that were calling my name. Using Pinterest’s nifty visual search, I quickly identified what online retailer carried this product and, without hesitation, I visited their website.

Strategy At The Precipice

Steve Dennis

At one time I kicked off my keynote speeches by saying that I had put together a short video that summed up how many executives are feeling about the state of retail today. Then I showed a clip from Poltergiest II that mostly features 15 seconds of a teenage girl screaming, “What’s happening?”

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Direct to Consumer Trends: Up & Coming Brands Succeeding with DTC

BigCommerce

Think about the first time you purchased furniture. Chances are you trudged along in a warehouse or department store, making… General Ecommerce Tips ecommerce trends

294: Grant Baldwin On How To Scale A Niche Business By 3X

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Today, I’m happy to have my buddy Grant Baldwin back on the show. Grant runs The Speaker Lab which is a business that teaches others how to get paid and booked to speak. He also has a brand new book out called The Successful Speaker which I highly recommended.

Micro UIs: Microservices Are Visual, Too

Forrester eCommerce

Stop Conflating Microservices With APIs Too often in client conversations, Forrester hears the terms “microservice” and “API” used interchangeably. To make your architecture and design patterns stronger, separate the two.

Webflow vs WordPress: Which Should You Go for?

Ecommerce Platforms

Want to build the perfect online presence for your digital business? It all starts with a CMS that you can rely on. Content Management Systems, like WordPress.com , or Squarespace , are designed to give you everything you need to manage and enhance your website in no time.

1,083,219 People Per Month and Counting: My New Favorite SEO Strategy

Kissmetrics

Podcasting. You’ve heard about it before and I bet you’ve even listened to a handful of podcasts. But you probably haven’t created one yet. Just think of it this way…. There are over 1 billion blogs and roughly 7 billion people in this world. That’s 1 blog for every 7 people….

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