September, 2021

Why Your Product Catalog is the Key to Social Commerce Success

BigCommerce

Billions of people use Facebook and Instagram every day to connect with family and friends worldwide, but these social commerce… Omnichannel Strategies Facebook Instagram omnichannel social commerce

What Is The Cheapest Shipping Option – USPS, FedEx Or UPS?

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If you want to know the cheapest way to ship packages or if you run an ecommerce business and want to keep your shipping costs down, this article will teach you all of the cheap shipping methods I use for my 7 figure online store.

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Choosing the Best WordPress Hosting for Your Blog

Ecommerce Platforms

Finding the best WordPress hosting for your blog is the most vital aspect of creating one. Your blog's speed, uptime, search engine ranking, and user experience are heavily dependent on the WordPress hosting service that you choose.

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Data Shows How Quickly Users Are Adopting iOS 15 Privacy Features

Omnisend

Reading Time: 3 minutes. On Monday, September 20th, iOS 15 was released to the public. The release date was announced at the September 14 Apple Event, which saw the introduction of new iPhones, iPads, and Watches. Before Monday, a smaller group of users had been trialing the beta version of iOS 15.

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This Coming Holiday Season is Shaping Up to Have the Most Spending in History

As for what shoppers want to buy most, you'll have to read the “2021 Holidays Unwrapped” report by Klarna to find out. Download it here!

Headless Microservices vs. 'Retrofitted' Headless

GetElastic

The eCommerce platform market has and continues to evolve as rapidly as customer preferences and expectations. For instance, innovations like curbside pick-up that became popular during Covid-19 are here to stay, and brands need the technology to keep up.

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A 3-Step Guide to Going Global

BigCommerce

Rapid growth in ecommerce sales and digital adoption across the globe opens up a world of opportunity for businesses looking… International Ecommerce

373: Dr. Robert Cialdini On Using Influence And Persuasion To Grow An Ecommerce Brand

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Today I have an extra special guest on the show, Dr. Robert Cialdini. Dr. Cialdini’s book “Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion” literally changed my life and is responsible for teaching me how to sell online, how to influence people and how to run a successful online business.

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Anyword Review (Sep 2021): A Way to Boost Ad Marketing Text with AI

Ecommerce Platforms

If you've ever written an advertisement, email subject line, or social media post for your online store and thought, “That's no good,” or “I need to hire a copywriter or marketing agency,” then it might be time to look for a more automated copy-improvement method.

Google Keyword Planner “Premium”? What Is It and How To Get it

Store Growers

Last Updated on September 6, 2021. One of the drivers of a profitable Google Search Campaign is advertising on the right keywords. If you pick keywords that are too generic, you’ll get a lot of clicks but few sales. Pick keywords that have very low search volumes, and you’ll get a trickle of traffic.

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The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

2021 Update on GDPR and Its Impact on Brands and Consumers

GetElastic

Editor's Note: This post was originally published April 4th, 2018 and has been updated to reflect the current state of GDPR and other data privacy regulations impacting eCommerce in 2021. Almost every online activity generates data that can be collected, stored, and shared.

6 Ways to Create a Cohesive Customer Journey, from Acquisition to Retention

Omnisend

Reading Time: 5 minutes. When it comes to buzzwords in ecommerce, ‘personalization’ and ‘customer journey’ are top on the list.

How to Sell More with Walmart Marketplace: Your Guide to Success

BigCommerce

Walmart has grown into a globally recognized brand and dramatically changed the retail landscape since opening its first store in… Omnichannel Strategies omnichannel Sell More walmart Walmart Marketplace

How To Retire Early (And Enjoy Your Life Way Before Age 65)

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Growing up in a traditional Asian household, I was taught to follow this exact formula. Study hard Attend a top college Get a high paying job Work until age 65 Retire and enjoy life To be clear, there’s nothing wrong with this path.

Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

A Comprehensive JotForm Review (Sep 2021): Everything You Need to Know

Ecommerce Platforms

Today’s online business owner understands the importance of communicating efficiently with customers. That said, if you spent all your time on that, you’d have no chance to actually run and grow your business, right? That’s where form builders come in.

The Top Ecommerce Trends for Electronics Brands | Salsify

Salsify

You might expect electronics brands to naturally align with ecommerce environments — after all, both are inherently digital. Traditionally, however, there’s been a disconnect between consumer electronic sales and agile online markets. Trend Watch

Top Customer-Driven B2B eCommerce Trends

GetElastic

B2B eCommerce has rapidly been changing over the past few years, and 2021 is no exception. With the disruption of COVID-19, new trends have emerged, and the eCommerce landscape is transforming.

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Product Returns: How to Nail Them

Omnisend

Reading Time: 5 minutes. Naturally, every ecommerce merchant wants to avoid product returns whenever possible. However, the reality is that more than ten percent of online retail sales end up being returned, leading to a total of $428 billion in product returns in 2020 alone. .

A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

How to Sell More with Facebook for BigCommerce: Your Guide to Success

BigCommerce

More than 3.4 billion people use Facebook every month to connect with friends and the brands they love. And as… Omnichannel Strategies bigcommerce Facebook Facebook for BigCommerce omnichannel Sell More

2021 Holiday Shopping Ecommerce Stats & Trends [September 2021]

ROI Revolution

Published June 29, 2021 | Updated September 7, 2021. In a post-pandemic world , everything is unprecedented. The 2021 holiday shopping season will be no exception, with consumers’ shopping habits and spending behaviors transformed by the events of the past several months.

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Choosing the Best Web Hosting in Canada (Sep 2021)

Ecommerce Platforms

The web hosting provider that you pick for your Canadian audience can make or break your business. For one, if your target audience resides in a particular country you would want your web hosting service to be able to provide a fast and efficient experience for users in that location.

What Are the Benefits of PIM? | Salsify

Salsify

Today’s consumers use different platforms to discover new brands and find information about products. They expect to understand how a product helps solve their problem and fits their lifestyle before purchasing. Digital Commerce

Post-Pandemic eCommerce Growth: Leverage Product Data, Market Research & Shopping Trends

Speaker: Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence

This session will dive into how organizations can still leverage historical customer and product data but need to also think about how to augment development of strategies with marketing research and other shopper signals to efficient drive e-Commerce growth. Join Phil Irvine, VP & Director of Audience Intelligence, for this in-depth discussion of the current e-commerce landscape. Whether concerned about data privacy and data management, or curious about how businesses can rethink approaches to designing shopping experiences, the answers are here.

Top Technology-Driven B2B ECommerce Trends

GetElastic

B2B eCommerce has rapidly been changing over the past few years, and 2021 is no exception. With the disruption of COVID-19, new trends have emerged and the eCommerce landscape is transforming.

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How to Avoid Out of Stock Products in Google Shopping & Search

Inflow Insights

With the holidays approaching and pandemic-conscious customers avoiding brick-and-mortar stores, eCommerce retailers might hope this COVID Christmas will drive revenue higher than ever. However, the Ghost of Christmas Future is looming — in the form of continued supply chain disruptions.

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Boost Sales with Social Commerce This Holiday Season

BigCommerce

Pumpkin spice is in the air and the holiday season is upon us. And with holiday sales expected to spike… Holiday Ideas & Strategies Omnichannel Strategies

Analysts throw cold water on the great DTC pivot

Retail Dive

A new report from BMO Capital Markets finds that direct sales by brands come with lower margins than through wholesale channels

11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.