August, 2020

What Is Dropshipping & How To Start A Drop Shipping Business In 2020

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Many of the questions that I receive in my inbox at MyWifeQuitHerJob.com are related to opening a dropshipping business and I can definitely see the appeal.

The 1-2-3 SMS Roll-Out Guide

Zaius

SMS is a powerful channel that helps Marketers rise above the noise and get their message across to their customers. It’s no surprise that an increasing number of brands are incorporating this channel into their marketing strategy. In 2017, about 1.67

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Growth-Mode Digital Strategy: Modernize And Transform

Forrester's Customer Insights

“Digital transformation” is overused, overhyped, and open to broad interpretation. Is transformation still relevant in a post-COVID world? I believe it is but only when mixed with a healthy dose of pragmatic digital modernization.

2020 Guide to Holiday Planning

BigCommerce

A successful holiday strategy is the key to competing during the busiest time of year. Add in this year’s surge… Holiday Ideas & Strategies

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Retain Valuable Customers with Loyalty

Learn how to effectively retain your most valuable and profitable customers. Download Annex Cloud's 2020 Customer Retention white paper.

An Honest WP Event Manager Review

Ecommerce Platforms

What’s the most effective way to sell your event tickets? Offer early bird rates. Yes, 51.3 percent of event organizers said offering early bird rates sold their tickets more than anything else. Other tactics that worked include: Discount codes, 24.4 percent. Group booking rates, 13.5 percent.

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How To Build An Email List Fast Without Spending Much Money

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This post will teach you how to build an email list fast. Most of the methods described in this post are free but the quickest methods will involve some form of paid advertising. Enjoy!

Know Your Customer: How (and Why) to Get to Know Your Anonymous Shoppers

Zaius

Sure, we all claim to be data driven and aspire to build lasting customer relationships. In reality, most marketers are falling far short. eCommerce marketers spend most of our time and effort reacting to a very small set – about 1% – of our customers, and nearly no time actively getting to know our customers. Do we really know your customers if we are engaging with this tiny slice of shoppers? Clearly, no.

Build an Ecommerce Sales Funnel to Drive Sales

Omnisend

Reading Time: 6 minutes. In an ideal world, every visitor to your ecommerce site would be immediately intrigued by what they see, happily sign up for your email and SMS list and promptly make a purchase while enthusiastically recommending you to all of their friends.

BigCommerce IPO: Ecommerce for a New Era

BigCommerce

On behalf of BigCommerce, I am delighted to share an exciting milestone. Today, BigCommerce joins the Nasdaq family to become… BigCommerce News

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.

Weglot Review: The Best Website Translator to Go International With Ecommerce

Ecommerce Platforms

If you currently run an online shop, take a moment to check your analytics. Where do most of your customers come from? The majority of your customers probably hail from the country you do business in, but chances are you get some decent numbers for other random countries. Chances are those people also speak your language, allowing them to navigate through your website and buy an item they find appealing. But what about people in those same countries who aren't familiar with your language?

Report: Nike shutting down 9 wholesale accounts in shift to DTC

retaildive

Among those closing are Belk, Dillard's and Zappos, according to an analyst note from Susquehanna Financial Group

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High Performance Habits Of Successful Entrepreneurs

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Can the average person start a profitable online store? What is the most important aspect of starting any successful business? This article will point out the high performance habits of successful entrepreneurs. I’ve been running my Create A Profitable Online Store Course for almost a decade.

Grow Your SMS List with Text-to-Subscribe

Zaius

Text-to-subscribe is a user-friendly way to get your shoppers to opt into SMS communications from your brand. With a well-placed CTA that lets customers know that your business is open for texting, you can make the signup process much easier for them. It’s also a good alternative, or a complementary method, to web modals that collect your website visitors’ information in a form.

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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.

5 Simple Customer Segments Every Retailer Should Use

Omnisend

Reading Time: 7 minutes. Sixty-three percent of customers expect personalized brand communication.

7 Common B2B Ecommerce Challenges (+ How to Overcome Them)

BigCommerce

In 2019, only 13% of all B2B sales were generated digitally. By 2023, when U.S. B2B online sales are projected… B2B Ecommerce

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Selling Digital Products on Shopify (Aug 2020): Everything You Need to Know

Ecommerce Platforms

If you're on the fence about selling your own digital products on Shopify, here are a couple of stats to bear in mind: Experts predict that the American e-learning market could grow by as much as $12.81 billion between 2020 and 2024. Over 538 million eBooks have been sold in the US.

Retail is 'scrambling' to keep up with accelerated disruption in the COVID-19 era

retaildive

A new Moody's report estimates that 20% of mall stores could close in five years amid faster-growing online shopping

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Tips For E-Commerce Best Practices

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

319: How This Simple Mindset Shift Completely Changed My Life

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Today I’m going solo to talk about a major mindset shift that I made many years ago which drastically changed the course of both my social life and my online businesses.

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The Unexplored Gold Mines of Customer Data: Quizzes

Zaius

Your customers are expert quiz-takers. From circling answers in teen magazines in their teens (“Does your crush like you back?”) to checking box after box on Buzzfeed quizzes as adults (“Which character are you from the Office?”), they have years’ worth of experience in telling their stories in 5-minute intervals. Marketers should listen to what consumers are so willing to share about themselves and use that information to treat their shoppers with a more personalized touch.

Quitting Is Underrated

Steve Dennis

We don’t have to spend much time among our friends or on social media to run across the never-give-up, quitting-is-for-losers, in-it-to win-it ethos. There’s a whole socially acceptable narrative built around the concept that we must keep pushing no matter what. It’s ridiculous. It’s wrong.

Announcing Our 2020 Make it Big Ecommerce Conference

BigCommerce

We’re back — and bigger than ever. Join us on October 6-8, 2020 for our third annual Make it Big… BigCommerce News

An Honest Aliscraper Review (Aug 2020)

Ecommerce Platforms

Any ecommerce store owner that wants to sell high-quality dropshipping products that yield a large profit margin will need to do some digging around. There are plenty of automated dropshipping solutions around that can help with that. But, it can still feel a bit daunting for the uninitiated.

Modell's brand sold to owner of Dressbarn, Pier 1 IP

retaildive

The sporting goods retailer's trademarks and other assets sold for $3.6 million after it filed for bankruptcy and moved to liquidate its stores

318: How To Rank An Ecommerce Store In Search With Jeff Oxford

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Today I’m thrilled to have Jeff Oxford on the show. Jeff runs an SEO Company called 180marketing.com where he helps ecommerce stores rank their sites in search. He specializes in ecommerce companies, and he is actually the number one recommended SEO on Ecommerce Fuel.

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Point Line Trend on… Customer Relationship Health.

Zaius

With so much focus on engagement metrics like clicks and opens, we often overlook the most important subject to measure — the customer. Understanding which customers are engaging with you, and those that are not, provides the basis for your segmentation, spend, and maybe most importantly provides a clear view into how healthy your customer relationships are.

The 7 Best Things to Sell on Etsy for New Sellers in 2020

SellBrite

So you want to sell on Etsy. You consider yourself a little creative. And, hey, it wouldn’t hurt to make a bit of money on the side. Maybe it would even becomes a full-time job at some point. But what’s the best thing to sell on Etsy?

9 B2B Ecommerce Trends to Drive Your Long-Term Sales Strategy

BigCommerce

Ecommerce drove 13% of total B2B sales in the U.S. in 2019. Forrester projected in December that share would reach… B2B Ecommerce

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