Why Smart Web Design is Essential for eCommerce
Landing on a poorly designed eCommerce site is like walking into a dimly lit retail store where open boxes line the aisles, the shelves are dirty and employees are listening to headphones. You turn around and walk out, right? Same with eCommerce sites. One click of the back button and you’re browsing search results for a sleekly designed, shopper-friendly competitor. In fact, nine out of ten people say they’ve left a website because of bad design.
Tracking the Customer Journey to Boost eCommerce Business
2020 saw nearly a decade’s worth of eCommerce growth in a single year—accounting for a 44% year-over-year jump from 2019.1 No doubt this incredible growth was fueled by the global pandemic that forced most countries inside for months on end. In fact, 150 million people shopped online for the first time during the 2020 pandemic lockdown.2
These statistics highlight both the incredible opportunities and challenges facing companies looking to grow their eCommerce businesses as millions of customers have changed their shopping habits out of necessity. By better understanding customer journeys, eCommerce companies can transform site visitors into customers who are open to sharing and promoting their experiences with others.
Balancing Paid Media to Grow eCommerce Business
Whether your eCommerce business is just starting out or already established in the industry, reaching new customers through paid media is essential to grow revenue. It may be tempting to put more weight on conversion channels, but your long-term ROI will suffer if you don’t invest in audiences that might be interested but are not currently aware of your product or service.
Four Retail Marketing Buzzwords You Should Know for 2021
COVID-19’s sudden impact on consumer shopping behaviors forced retail brands to adapt quickly. As the pandemic continues to affect the retail industry, preparing for 2021 is essential for brands to stay relevant to their audience and drive sales.
Adapting Your Retail Marketing Strategy for Customer Technology Preferences
Before the era of data-driven marketing campaigns, retail brands needed to work much harder to convince audiences to give them a try or validate their loyalty. In today’s modern retail marketing environment, integrated marketing strategies (including all aspects of paid, organic and owned media) are influenced by customer digital behaviors and preferences.
Why Is Branding Post-COVID-19 so Important in the Specialty Retail Industry?
As ecommerce jumps years ahead thanks to the shove out of the airplane we call COVID-19, specialty retail looks for the emergency chute. To quote contributing author and retail expert Greg Petro, “retail is not dead, it is evolving.” Evolving indeed.
Finding the Ideal Meal: Connecting with Pet Owners Earlier
In this second installment of a two-part blog series on pet food nutrition, TBE explores the multi-channel nature of pet owners who are researching their pets’ food.
Making the Most of Mealtime: Opportunities for Pet Food Brands
What will be the differentiator between pet food brands that find retail success and those that fail to do so? Thriving in this competitive market takes both a solid product strategy and a brand strategy that offers pet owners a way to connect to their own beliefs about food and nutrition.
Shopify, WooCommerce & Magento: Comparing the Top Ecommerce Platforms
Choosing the best ecommerce platform to showcase your products or services requires thoughtful analysis of your business model and objectives.
Designing Packaging for Digital Display
Ecommerce has changed the packaging paradigm. Traditional packaging is designed for shelf impression, logically. When stocked directly next to similar products competing for the same consumers, well-designed packages will emphasize the benefits that differentiate them from competition.