The digital landscape has experienced a seismic shift with the recent sunset of Google Universal Analytics (UA) in favor of Google Analytics 4 or GA4, introduced in 2020. As of July 1, Google stopped processing data through UA, creating a forced migration. Ben Hardt, VP of business intelligence and innovation at X Agency, walks us through the changes and the impact on marketers.
The world of e-merchandising, i.e., the art of presenting products and services in an enticing and captivating way online, has evolved significantly over time. Now, the profound impact of significant AI advancements on the future of e-merchandising is becoming increasingly evident. However, data inputs need to be sufficient to realize meaningful insights and harness the power of AI.
Given the significant investments in ChatGPT and generative AI, it may be time to consider incorporating it into your organization. But what exactly can ChatGPT and other gen AI chatbots do for your marketing and sales department?Here are five ways that ChatGPT can add business value to these functions.
Can ecommerce marketing campaigns really fail by something as mundane as failing to set the right objectives? Yes, they can, and sadly, they often do. Just as professional athletes cannot achieve a desired level of performance by simply starting to run and seeing how fast they can improve, ecommerce marketers need to unpack what drives success and apply their own build-backwards methodology.
Retail media has grown under a confluence of factors which make measurement very difficult. This is mainly because both the ad nd sale take place within walled gardens. But if poor performing campaigns can be identified quickly, and dollars reallocated, brands can generate significant incremental sales with the same working budget.
Marketers must understand Amazon’s tactics across search engine results pages (SERPs). By monitoring Amazon’s Share of Voice (SOV) trends, you can make informed decisions on allocating marketing budget, reducing ad spend in segments where Amazon’s presence is strong and reallocating it in areas where they’re weak.
Are there any instances where it’s not advisable to spend in search? Sure, if you’re a brand-new product with no organic ranking, and it’s going to cost you $10 per click to get to the first page of the keyword to sell a $4 product, you might be better off moving those dollars elsewhere. But spend wisely and don’t go entirely dark.
Each business must concentrate on certain marketing areas during various growth stages. However, the biggest mistake is being afraid to market. Amazon marketing is a system of accruing progress, and it can’t be profitable from the start. Here are some budgeting guidelines for each stage of your business development.
Your ecommerce website must be a living, breathing content channel to drive meaningful success. Why? Business goals, audience preferences, digital capabilities and best practices are all constantly evolving, and your site must reflect these changing expectations. Optimize these three areas of your website continually to improve results.
Shopify is a great choice for smaller merchants looking to boost online sales as ecommerce booms. However, many of them tend to overlook the necessity of SEO optimization. While we’ve all heard how important this is, it still remains a voodoo-like mystery to some. Here are some benefits of a well-executed Shopfy SEO strategy.