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A new product discovery site, Product Hunt, has begun selling directly to shoppers with help from merchant partners who list products. The business model is ... Read More »
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A thoughtful, descriptive ecommerce page title can help attract interested shoppers from social media and search engines.
Page title optimization, if you will, is a low-effort, ... Read More »
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May is good for content marketers. The month includes many holidays and events, giving marketers compelling, timely topics to cover.
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Content marketing can be a like a greedy monster. It may be powerful, it may be capable, but it is also hungry, devouring a constant ... Read More »
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The Bootstrap framework makes it easy to lay out responsive ecommerce product detail pages. Small business owners and even novice site designers can use Bootstrap ... Read More »
Monitoring an ecommerce business’s add-to-cart rate can identify and solve conversion problems, and, ultimately, help an online store earn more.
Add-to-cart rates track the percentage of ... Read More »
Not every social media post, or email message, or advertisement will perform. In fact, marketing campaigns and tactics often fail. So the goal is not ... Read More »
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Trials for the upcoming Summer Olympic Games, April Fools’ Day, any number of festivals, math, and even simple spring how-to articles will give content marketers ... Read More »
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Sales tax is relatively straightforward for brick-and-mortar retail stores. A shopper goes into a store, buys something, and pays the sales tax for the state, county, ... Read More »
An article in list form or a simple list extensively annotated, the listicle is at once popular, traffic-driving, and an easy-to-comprehend form of journalism and ... Read More »
The months of April, May, and June are full of email marketing possibilities centered on traditional retail events like April Fools’ Day, Mother’s Day, and ... Read More »
A well run online contest can bolster your social media following, energize loyal customers, collect information about the folks who enter, and help build lists ... Read More »
A content-marketing editorial calendar is simply a list of what content your ecommerce business will publish. It includes where that content will be published and ... Read More »
As spring arrives, many online retailers find that they need to change products or product lines — winter coats won’t sell as well in April or ... Read More »
A pair of new image-analysis solutions could open the door for powerful ecommerce and retail applications that significantly improve shopping experiences or create new marketing ... Read More »
In March content marketers should have plenty of options, thanks to holidays like St. Patrick’s Day, Ask a Question Day, Pi Day, and the onset ... Read More »
In just a few lines of code, ecommerce businesses can monitor individual store pages, searching for potential web accessibility problems that might make it difficult ... Read More »
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