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Today’s Top Ecommerce News

Twitter dives into ecommerce (Internet Retailer) “Twitter Inc. is diving headfirst into ecommerce. The social network today announced a test that lets retailers, nonprofits and musical artists add a Buy button to their tweets. Burberry Ltd., No. 314 in the 2014 Top 500 Guide, and The Home Depot Inc., No. 16, are among the merchants participating in the […]

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A Badge of Honor for Bellroy

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Another Friday means it’s time for another ecommerce Badge of Honor! Today our blog’s little award goes to Bellroy, a retailer of the slimmest wallets around. This site is visually beautiful overall, but we’re really loving the fresh and interesting ways this brand uses visual elements to guide and inform the shopper. Let’s check it […]

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The Cool Content on CoolaSuncare.com

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It’s so crucial for ecommerce retailers to offer content that is both relevant and engaging for their customers. That’s why I really wanted to draw attention to CoolaSuncare.com, a site that sells organic sunscreen products. This site is by no means perfect, but they do offer some cool features that are relevant to their products […]

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How to Grow Your Ecommerce Business Without Gaining New Customers

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By Dave Landry   Ever walk into a cell phone store and hear a new customer get a better deal than you, even though you’ve had their service for a decade? I worked in the cellular business for several years, and I despised this practice. I wasn’t able to offer even my best customers what […]

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Badge of Honor: BaubleBar

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In case anyone was wondering how to do a really great top navigation menu, allow me to enlighten you. BaubleBar, an ecommerce retailer of fashion jewelry, has mastered the art of the drop-down, and it has earned them our Badge of Honor today. Let’s take a look to see what makes this site’s navigation so […]

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Bland Ecommerce Design from Spices Inc.

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Personally, I have never bought spices from an ecommerce site. This is mainly due to the fact that I tend to be pretty last-minute when it comes to cooking, and I just pick up what I need from the grocery store. However, I have to imagine that if I were the sort to plan ahead, […]

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Today’s Top Ecommerce News

Cart Abandonment is Rising: 5 Tips For Cart Recovery (Get Elastic) “It’s roughly 50/50 split among the 100 retailers studied who enjoy sub-50% abandonment rate and those that suffer from greater than that. And only 79% of merchants report to know their cart abandonment rates. As far as statistics go, that appears high and healthy, but these […]

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Today’s Top Ecommerce News

10 Tools to Survey your Customers (Practical Ecommerce) “Polls and surveys are a great way to engage your customers and get feedback on your business. Survey your customers to find out what they want more of, or even gain new exposure by creating topical polls worth sharing. Here is a list of tools to create and distribute polls […]

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Ecommerce Video Do’s and Don’ts

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By Charlie Rall and Sydney Kudeviz Ecommerce videos are powerful tools that can work on many levels to engage customers in the the sales funnel. The difference to note between ecommerce videos and “traditional” video content (ads, video blogs, etc.) is that they are conversion focused and typically live on the product page level. But they […]

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Today’s Top Ecommerce News

Google Analytics For Ecommerce: A Beginners Guide (Shopify Blog) “For many ecommerce entrepreneurs just starting out, Google Analytics can feel like a confusing mess of technical reports and information that’s difficult to navigate and understand. In this post we will look at exactly how to set up Google Analytics for your store, the basic reports you should […]

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