Why SMB Retailers Should Make Site Traffic a Priority Early in the Year

As an eCommerce business owner, you realize that the more web traffic you get to your site, the more opportunities you have to expose your business to new consumers and potentially boost conversion rates. Most companies received an unusual spike in traffic and revenue during the holiday shopping season, but don’t let your business lose…

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Marketing Campaigns SMBs Can Leverage to Clean Out Seasonal Inventory

As the months progress, SMBs may be scrambling to clear out seasonal inventory like holiday-related products or discontinued product lines. Instead of crowding your warehouse with items that are out of season, try offering special sales and promotions to push these items out the door. Clearance sales is a common tactic for inventory management, but…

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5 Takeaways From Our Webinar With Liquid Web and Zao

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Recently, our VP of Customer Success Amber Haack sat on a webinar panel with Zao Founder Justin Sainton and A.J. Morris, Product Manager of WooCommerce Hosting at Liquid Web. The webinar, Continuing the Momentum After the Holidays, provided a framework for how eCommerce merchants can find success even after the big holiday season has passed. You can view the webinar…

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eCommerce Takeaways from Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018

One of the most important times of the year for retailers, the four days that follow Thanksgiving are considered the official kick-off for the holiday shopping season, pulling in a large percentage of annual sales. Last year, the period between Black Friday and Cyber Monday brought in a staggering one billion dollars in revenue. With…

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Your eCommerce Guide to Mastering Black Friday 2018

Black Friday is one of the most important days of the holiday season for retailers, and quite possibly one of the most profitable days of the entire year. According to BigCommerce, Black Friday sales account for one-fifth of all holiday shopping, a period that often spans across two months. Since 2008, Black Friday eCommerce sales have…

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Holiday Marketing Strategies for eCommerce Active Apparel Stores

If your eCommerce business sells sporting goods, the holiday season can be an extremely lucrative time for you. Reflecting the shifting desires in consumers, this year, the outdoor industry took in $18.9 billion in revenue. These days, people are investing more in versatile products that will help them explore the great outdoors or plan epic…

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Turn Passive Visitors Into Customers With an Onsite Abandonment Strategy

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Onsite abandonment is a widespread issue throughout the eCommerce industry. When a potential shopper visits your site, adds items to a shopping cart or browses the site before completing the transaction, this is considered onsite abandonment. In the first quarter of 2018, Statista recorded that 75.6 percent of online shoppers left eCommerce sites before purchasing…

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Needless Expenditures That Can Hurt Your Small eCommerce Business

There’s a maddening small business statistic that indicates half fail within the first five years. Year after year, this stat doesn’t change. The reasons for this are as varied as the businesses themselves, but there are certain pitfalls every small business owner wants to avoid. One of these is the costs. There are many needless…

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