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The obvious difference between business-to-business and consumer websites is the immediacy of conversion. B-to-b sales cycles are usually much longer, and often incorporate live salespeople and multiple decision makers.
Although social networks are booming, they have not yet taken off on the commerce side. Yet on Facebook, there is the clear ability for merchants to set up stores where customers can actually buy from beginning to end.
These four tips and strategies mentioned hopefully have given you a better understanding of what Pinterest really has to offer, from a marketing strategist and avid Pinterester
In our previous article on understanding the complexities of managing site search and navigation, we explained how to optimize search across different mobile devices, monitor keyword search terms, and conduct A/B testing. We
We caught up with REVOLVEclothing.com CMO Kobie Fuller at the Shop.org Summit on Sept. 11. Fuller talked with us about product recomendations, and how a test with Monetate has helped drive an additional 5% conversion rate.
ReadyPulse measures audience behavior within brand social pages. The firm chose 20 retailers attending the Shop.org Summit in Denver Sept. 10 to Sept. 12 based on the size of the ecosystem (number of Facebook page fans), the engagement rate (how many fans interact with either the brand or with each other), how much content is posted by the fans (user generated content) and finally the number of social testimonials (positive brand expressions in all mediums such as photo, video, and text). Here’s the infographic with the results.
Before Black Friday, merchants must employ mobile strategies and technology to adapt to their customer base and learn what will help their business grow as well as giving them a leg up on the competition.
#shoporg12 Day 1 Here’s a collection of tweets by attendees of the Shop.org Summit in Denver on Sept. 11, 2012. Storified by Tim Parry
While the number of marketplaces has grown over the past year, online retailers face challenges offering the same level of product detail, transparency and logistical support from marketplace sales that their shoppers have come to expect. The Merchantry Report details the results of an online marketplace mystery shopping study commissioned by Merchantry and conducted by eCommerce consultancy the e-tailing group in August 2012.