Moosend: All The Marketing Automation Features To Build, Test, Track, and Grow Your Business

One exciting aspect of my industry is the continued innovation and dramatic drop in cost for highly sophisticated marketing automation platforms. Where businesses once spent hundreds of thousands of dollars (and still do) for great platforms… now the costs have dropped significantly while the featuresets continue to improve. We were recently working with an enterprise fashion fulfillment company that was ready to sign a contract for a platform that would cost them over half-a-million dollars

3 Strategies for Email Marketing Sequences That Increase Conversion Rates

If your inbound marketing were described as a funnel, I’d describe your email marketing as a container to capture the leads that fall through. Many people will visit your site and even engage with you, but perhaps it’s not time to actually convert. It’s only anecdotal, but I’ll describe my own patterns when researching a platform or shopping online: Pre-purchase – I’ll review websites and social media to find as much information I can about

MakeWebBetter: Build and Grow Your Ecommerce Business with WooCommerce and Hubspot

There’s no doubting the far reach of Hubspot as a CRM and marketing automation platform and WordPress as a Content Management System. Because it’s a simple plugin and add-on, WooCommerce has been growing in popularity as an ecommerce platform to easily implement. While WordPress has released it’s own CRM, the platform lacks the maturity of Hubspot for its ability to drive process to the acquisition and retention strategies of an organization. Hubspot‘s affordable coupling of

ShippingEasy: Shipping Pricing, Tracking, Labeling, Status Updates, and Discounts For Ecommerce

There’s a ton of complexity with ecommerce – from payment processing, logistics, fulfillment, through to shipping and returns – that most companies underestimate as they take their business online. Shipping is, perhaps, one of the most important aspects of any online purchase – including cost, estimated delivery date, and tracking. Additional costs of shipping, taxes, and fees were responsible for half of all abandoned shopping carts. Slow delivery was responsible for 18% of abandoned shopping

Everything You Needed to Know About Retargeting and Remarketing!

Did you know that only 2% of visitors make a purchase when they visit an online store for the first time? In fact, 92% of consumers don’t even plan on making a purchase when visiting an online store for the first time. And one-third of consumers who intend to purchase, abandon the shopping cart. Look back at your own buying behavior online and you’ll often find that you browse and look at products online, but

Workable Strategies for Omni-Channel Communication

A brief explanation of what Omni-channel communication is and specific features and strategies within it for marketing teams to increase their customers’ loyalty and value.

Dynamic Yield: AI-Powered Omnichannel Personalization Technology

Dynamic Yield’s advanced machine learning engine builds actionable customer segments in real time, enabling marketers to increase revenue via personalization, recommendations, automatic optimization and 1:1 messaging. Companies that excel at personalization see increased consumer engagement, top-line revenue, and a higher ROI. But a personalization-centric company doesn’t just happen. It takes buy-in, vendor selection, onboarding, and proper implementation. Some companies are considering personalization for the first time. Some are deploying simple email personalization. Some want to

How to Reduce and Recover Abandoned Shopping Carts

In the past, I’ve shared quite a few articles – including designing the perfect ecommerce checkout page  – to avoid abandoned shopping carts, but I continue to work with clients that have difficulty in optimizing their ecommerce user experience and checkout experience. What are the Average Cart Abandonment Rates? Desktop – Average Abandonment Rates are 67.1% Tablet – Average Abandonment Rates are 70% Phone – Average Abandonment Rates are 77.8% Your site will never attain