Article by William Harris

  • e-commerce content marketing

    Top Content Marketing Ideas for Ecommerce Brands

    Content marketing is helping e-commerce brands like never before. In the past, you might have been able to get real ROI from lazily publishing 500-word articles on your blog week after week, but it’s not enough anymore. In order to use content to build brand awareness, differentiate from competitors, secure customer loyalty, drive more traffic

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  • The Advanced Guide to Email Marketing for Ecommerce

    To grow your ecommerce business in 2018, you have to be willing to invest in email marketing. As industries become more saturated and competition heats up, you have to work harder and harder to establish and nurture real relationships with your leads and customers. Email is one of the most powerful channels you can leverage

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  • 5 Common Multi-Channel Challenges and How to Overcome Them

    Every ecommerce business owner wants to see their business grow and profits increase, but no one likes experiencing the growing pains that so often go hand-in-hand with scaling operations. In ecommerce, investing in multi-channel can help you quickly take your business to the next level, but it can also come with a number of challenges

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  • 26 Inexpensive Customer Delight Ideas Worth Trying to Fuel Business Growth

    A base of one-time buyers is a recipe for a sinking business. Your company can only live off of short-term customers for so long — to thrive, it needs lifelong buyers who deliver consistent sales. Winning customers’ loyalty takes persistence, though. It’s more than covering the basics — fulfilling orders, offering customer support, delivering on-time.

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  • Why Building Community Matters (and How to Get Started)

    Your products don’t sell themselves. As an ecommerce owner, it’s up to you to develop and launch marketing strategies that help your target audience better understand what problem you’re addressing, what solutions you’re offering, and why it should matter to them. The problem is, the proven digital marketing strategies that you and other ecommerce business

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  • How Consumer Habits Are Evolving in 2018 (and What to Do About It)

    If you’re in the business of ecommerce, you know that consumer habits are constantly evolving over time. Each year, people who buy products online behave a little bit differently from the year before. They expect something different or more from the businesses they buy from, they rely on new people or sources to help them

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  • The Biggest Ecommerce Trends You Need to Know About

    Each year, ecommerce continues to grow at an increasingly impressive pace. According to the Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce, total ecommerce sales in the U.S. soared to a whopping $453.5 billion in 2017, up 16 percent from the previous year. As consumers spend more money than ever buying products online, ecommerce companies continue to look

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  • Growth Hacking for Ecommerce: 20 Tactics You Can Try Next Month

    Anyone who’s read a marketing blog in the past few years has come across the buzzword “growth hacking.” Coined in 2010, the term is thrown around to describe a straightforward concept — that every strategy you develop and implement should be centered around driving growth. Traditionally, growth hacking describes how online services and tech startups

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  • How to Create Winning Videos for Your Ecommerce Brand

    As the internet becomes more saturated and more competitive day after day, ecommerce brands continue to look for more ways to cut through the noise and penetrate into the hearts and minds of their ideal customers. In recent years, video has become one of the more popular tactics that ecommerce brands are testing in order

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  • Build & Refine Your SEO Strategy: How To Optimize Your Online Store

    Selling online without an SEO plan is like an unlit shop on a remote road. Buyers can’t easily find the store, so the merchant can never make a sale. SEO is the key to driving more customers to your online store. Some say that SEO is dead as search engines have changed their algorithms to

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