Not a lot of small ecommerce sites use video yet. It’s a shame, because video has promoted sales for larger retailers, and bloggers big and small already know the draw of video-based content. Videos can engage customers, drive additional traffic from other channels, and even boost your SEO rankings. It’s also easy to make – […]
Great product images are a major key to success for any e-commerce store. A website has to do its best to replace a customer’s ability to see and touch the physical items like they would at the store.
Google recently made two important updates to its search algorithm, know as the “Farmer” and “Panda” updates in the SEO world. The main goal was to weed out low-quality sites, particularly those known as “content farms” – sites that churn out hundreds or thousands of pages with short, unresearched articles.
Your website’s performance and speed are a huge factor in your online success. Customers hate to wait for slow-loading pages, and slow sites also get a hit in their search engine rankings since Google started using page speed as a ranking factor last spring. Fortunately, there are almost always things you can do to improve […]
The idea of cross-selling basically means offering people alternatives and additions to the current product they are considering. The most common way of doing this is by presenting manually-assigned “related products” somewhere on the site’s product details pages. These may be noted as “related products” or “similar products”, but might also be manually-assigned “accessories” or […]
How structured are you when it comes to your e-commerce marketing plans? Sure, if you’re a bigger company, you probably have at least one employee dedicated to marketing, if not an entire department. But smaller companies often try to squeeze marketing in as an after-thought – after I package the orders, after I return phone […]