4 Time-Tested Ideas to Make Customers Return to Your Site

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Running an ecommerce business is a little like fishing in a lake with twenty million other fishermen, some of them equipped with magic fishing nets that attract all the fish in the lake. While each fisherman out on the waters would love to lay their hands on those magic fishing nets, few take the effort […]

Your Ecommerce Site Will Die Without These 3 Trust Signals

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Every ecommerce site needs trust signals. Without them, you can expect conversion rates and revenue to remain low. With trust signals, you can power your ecommerce websites to heights of power and success. In this article, I want to share with you the secrets of trust signals that have worked for me and dozens of […]

6 Characteristics of High-Converting CTA Buttons

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Your CTA buttons are some of the most important little things in all of ecommerce. I’ve written plenty of times on the importance of CTA buttons. It’s a theme I can’t overemphasize. In this article, I’m going to discuss exactly what, why, and when a CTA button works effectively. First, I will do some show […]

Pricing Tips: How to Compete on Price (Without Going Bust!)

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It used to be that Web-only retailers could get away with checking their competitors’ prices, at most, once a week. Now, with e-tail behemoths like Amazon.com using dynamic prices to shift pricing on a dime (particularly on in-demand products), other retailers have to scramble to catch up. Is this something you can or should catch up […]

5 eCommerce Fails and Fixes

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Recently, I shared the reasons why Amazon is so successful from an eCommerce point of view. Wouldn’t it be great if everyone had that good an experience everywhere? Sadly, on many sites the shopping experience leaves a lot to be desired, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some of the common […]

Are These 5 Shopping Cart Mistakes Killing Your Sales?

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It’s perplexing why most online business advice focuses on sales and marketing, when a sale is not final until the last ‘submit order’ button is clicked. Obviously, a persuasive landing page and compelling sales copy are essential. But it’s equally important to have a smooth checkout process that leads customers to the final step and […]

Why Choosing the Right Trust Seal Increases eCommerce Conversions

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When an online shopper lands on a website, a substantial amount of trust needs to be build in order to get their sale. With the number of sites available, it’s difficult for them to know which ones are safe and whether entering their personal information could result in fraud. A survey conducted by Econsultancy/Toluna confirmed […]

Winning The War Against User Anxiety and How to Increase Conversions

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Every web user has experienced anxiety of some form or another. It might be very mild, but you’ve probably experienced it yourself, even if you were unaware of it. Anxiety is one of the greatest sources of friction and loss of revenue in ecommerce today. If you’re a marketer, you have an interest in increasing […]

Ecommerce Optimization: 6 Reasons Why Amazon Rocks

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Some people love Amazon; others hate it. As a consumer, I’m definitely in the first group. I’ve been using Amazon since August 1999 (my first order was for a Peanuts book, if you’re interested). I have bought a lot of items from Amazon stores in three different countries. That’s because Amazon knows a lot about […]