The eCommerce Checkout Infographic: Best Practices

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It is particularly frustrating to see online visitors go thru the entire shopping journey – finding their desired product, add to cart, and hit checkout – only to drop out at the very last step at checkout. This is a common challenge eCommerce marketers and owners face. Which also explains why our earlier article on eCommerce Checkout Best Practices is one of the most read pieces. So, we created an eCommerce checkout infographic with all the best practices of the checkout process that may help you reduce your checkout abandonment rate, thereby boosting your store’s conversions What causes eCommerce checkout abandonment?

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5 Key Ecommerce Metrics you Need to Track Daily

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“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” – Albert Einstein OK, maybe Einstein never said that (according to quoteinvestigator.com this quote belongs to the sociologist William Bruce Cameron) but, the bottom line is: every e-commerce owner should identify and improve the metrics that really count. With so many resources and tools out there – Google Analytics, your e-commerce platform, ContactPigeon analytics (of course ☺) – it’s very easy to get lost and become distracted of what really matters, your customer. This article will take you step by step on clarifying how and what you should calculate and

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5 Tips for a Successful Cart Abandonment Email

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Cart abandonment might be the Boogeyman that every e-shop is scared of but, what is it, though? When potential customers visit your site and show interest in multiple products, eventually they will add some of them to their basket. Isn’t this what you really aim for, especially when you have spent time and money after multiple campaign efforts to drive them back to your website? Some of these potential clients though, will never make it to check out. Why not remind them? Cart abandonment: why visitors don’t complete their orders? In order to create a successful campaign, it is important to understand the reasons

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What Exactly Is Email Marketing Lifecycle? A Practical Guide for E-Commerce

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Engaging customers is a critical part of boosting sales. Smart marketing strategies are starting to emphasize more and more on the email marketing lifecycle, because it is usually far easier and more cost-effective to get repeat business from existing customers than it is to dig up new ones in other ways. Email marketing is a well-established way of communicating with customers and deepening your relationships with them. It’s a managed communications strategy that integrates a full range of marketing communications and channels. This helps to ensure that prospective clients get the material they most need while they are on the

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How Email Marketing Can Increase Your
E-Commerce Business Profits

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If you run an e-commerce business, there’s probably a good chance that you’re using multiple marketing strategies to drive leads and increase sales. One essential marketing strategy that you should be taking advantage of is email marketing. Email marketing can help you better nurture your leads and make more sales from those leads. In fact, according to a study on email marketing by the Direct Marketing Association, the ROI of email marketing is a whopping 3,800%! If you are looking to grow your business this year, here are several ways that e-commerce email marketing can help. 1. Email Marketing Drives

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Increase Revenue With Τhese Simple Cross-Selling Ecommerce Strategies

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In this time and age, when competition is more aggressive than ever, every company’s main target is to find ways to improve their revenue strategy and eventually find the best practices they need to focus on what works for them. Based on this experience, they got to know how to make their ecommerce successful and profitable. Many of you, if not all of you, know that driving incremental sales from a current customer costs a lot less than acquiring new ones. This article is dedicated to show you how to increase revenue by cross-selling additional products to your e-commerce customers, new and old

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That’s the E-commerce Checkout Best Practices that Convert Visitors to Customers

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It’s not an easy task setting up an e-commerce business. You have to spend time finding the perfect layout, organizing your product photos and creating gripping descriptions. So, even after all that time spent if your checkout process is confusing or seems uncertain to your customers you will never be able to maximize conversions for your business. We have seen this getting in the way, therefore, in this blog post we have gathered some of the best practices from leading e-commerce businesses to give you some guidelines that will help you improve your checkout process and, as a result, increase your sales 💰 What makes

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Email Personalization Methods for Stronger ROI & Customer Retention

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According to recent studies, 95% of digital marketing experts believe in email personalization for improving marketing results. As a result, email personalization has abundant advantages toward persuading your consumer. Despite this, many marketers are reluctant in applying email personalization techniques because they tend to believe that this strategy requires expensive or sophisticated tools. We know that’s not the case anymore. Marketing automation platforms, like ContantPigeon, make email personalization easier and more affordable than ever. So, before start sourcing ESP vendors or looking for the most refined platform out there, start from getting to know your customer base! Collecting detailed customer data is

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4 Triggered Email Campaign Ideas for Ecommerce

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Here at ContactPigeon, we are strong believers that email campaigns should be personalized, time-sensitive and relevant to user’s needs. Using these factors a triggered email campaign can support your e-commerce business in engaging with leads and customers using campaigns based on past actions and behavioral inclination.  With customization and personalization, these campaigns can help you communicate with your target audiences with customized and personalized messages. Recent studies have shown that trigger-based email marketing campaigns can generate 4x more revenue and 18x greater profits, thus making this tool a must have of every e-commerce administrator. First, exactly what is a triggered email? A triggered email is when an

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10 New Year’s Resolutions Every Ecommerce Business Should Make

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Never stop experimenting no matter how successful and thriving your e-commerce company is! The start of a new year is a great time to start practicing some new trends to boost sales and increase the power of your marketing strategy. As we have enter 2017, here are 10 resolutions that every e-commerce business should implement to make this year the best ever yet!