Do These 9 Things NOW to Prep Your E-Commerce Site for the Holidays

The leaves are turning, and the biggest shopping season of the year is just around the corner. If you’re in the e-commerce business (and my bet is you are if you’re reading this!), forecasts are looking great for 2016. Holiday e-commerce sales are expected to grow for yet another year as more consumers trade fighting for parking at the mall for shopping in their pajamas. Read more…

4 Smart Ways to Increase the Average Order Value in Your Store

If you can increase the average order value in your e-commerce store, it can be a powerful way to raise revenues without a lot of investment. After all, you’ve already spent the money on marketing to attract these customers – getting them to spend even just a few dollars more every visit can drastically boost your bottom line. Read more…

5 Ways to Create a Personalized Shopping Experience

It won’t be news to you that online shopping is highly competitive space. Between their constant searching for a better deal and ever-decreasing attention spans, customers can be hard to retain. Plus, “customer loyalty” sounds like a phrase out of some nostalgic old film. Fortunately, e-commerce companies have a powerful tool at their service – learning to create a personalized shopping experience.

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Why Your Slow Website is Losing You Sales – And How To Fix It [Infographic]

Patience may be a virtue, but studies have shown that we all have a scant supply when we log onto the Internet to shop. It’s no secret that online shoppers hate slow load times, but what may surprise you is just how little leeway they’re willing to give before bailing on your site entirely. If you want to boost sales, you must pay close attention to site speed. Read more…