Do you keep track of your would-be sales? Several shopping carts (Volusion included) have a built-in feature that lets you know when someone has added something to your cart, and for whatever reason has decided they don’t want to purchase it and just leave. Is the potential sale lost forever? No, it is not! There […]
#1 Mistake: Confusing Customers about What’s In It for Them You only have a moment to grab the attention of your customers, don’t waste precious seconds with something frivolous. People typically decided if they’re interested within a matter of seconds, letting them know exactly what they’re getting first thing can go a long way. We all hope […]
I’m going to cover two of the most notorious “consistency” crimes that has been committed in ecommerce stores and what you can do to avoid committing such a heinous crime against the web. As a Graphic and Web Designer, who is a bit of a neat freak and perfectionist, there’s nothing that makes me want to pull my hair out more than stumbling upon a website that is inconsistent in design.
In case your own online shopping observations have not made it obvious to you, the images you display on your website that reflect the product your offering is also an imperitive element in communicating the level of quality and professionalism that is really behind your company. Lets take a look at how you can approach getting some great images of your products onto your website.
Have you noticed that most Bigcommerce and Volusion websites have hundreds and hundreds of products within their store? Certainly creating each product one by one would take a life time, so how do they do it? Both Volusion and Bigcommerce has the option to import excel sheets in a .csv format. There has been arguments […]
As a business owner, and just as a general person in my 20’s, I rarely have time to go shopping for anything besides groceries. I haven’t gone window shopping in probably a year, and every gift I purchased last holiday season was purchased online. When I want something, or have the urge to burn a hole in my pocket, I scour the internet for my latest find.
When Myspace was the big thing, everyone wanted to have the most friends. With Twitter, the number of followers extends to the number of people you reach. Celebrities and Experts compare their twitter followers, should companies be comparing the number of likes to their page? Are likes the same thing as followers and friends?
Recently, about 40% of my facebook friends have followed me on Pinterest. Everyday I get at least two new people following me because they happen to be my facebook friend. With all these people moving onto Pinterest and in turn inviting the rest of their social circle, should Pinterest be where online retailers invest time and on?
See the photo below? Aren’t you glad you’re selling online for Black Friday? Though you won’t be able to virtually see the madness, make sure you’re on your A game this holiday season by following these simple tips. 1. Dive into social media These days, everything starts with social media. But seriously, give your […]
We get many valid questions from our clients, one of the most frequently asked one is how to gain more conversions from site visitors. Whether you’re ranked #1 on Google, or on the last page, your ranking falls upon deaf ears if you’re not churning out conversions from visitors. Volusion just released a helpful video on […]