Sendoso: Incentivize Engagement, Acquisition, and Retention with Direct Mail

When I worked at a major SaaS platform, one effective way that we used to move the customer journey forward was by sending a unique and valuable gift to our target customers. While the cost per transaction was expensive, the investment had an incredible return on investment. With business travel down and events canceled, marketers have some limited options to reach their prospects. Not to mention the fact that companies are driving more noise through

TaxJar Introduces Emmet: Sales Tax Artificial Intelligence

One of the more ridiculous challenges of e-commerce nowadays is that every local government wants to jump on board and dictate their own sales tax to generate more revenue for their region. As of today, there are over 14,000 taxing jurisdictions in the United States with 3,000 product tax categories. The average person selling fashion online doesn’t realize that the fur they added to a product now classifies their clothing differently and makes that purchase

Privy: Easy to Use, Powerful Features for On-Site Customer Acquisition

One of our customers is on Squarespace, a content management system that provides all the basics – including ecommerce. For self-service clients, it’s a great platform with many options. We often recommend hosted WordPress because of its unlimited capabilities and flexibility… but for some Squarespace is a solid choice. While Squarespace lacks the API and millions of productized integrations that are ready to go, you can still find some fantastic tools to enhance your site. We

OneSignal: Add Push Notifications by Desktop, App, or Email

Each month, I’d get a couple of thousand returning visitors through browser push notifications that we integrated. Unfortunately, the platform we chose is now shutting down so I had to find a new one. Worse, there’s no way of importing those old subscribers back to our site so we’re going to take a hit. For that reason, I needed to choose a platform that’s well-known and scalable. And I found it in OneSignal. Not only

Databox: Track Performance and Discover Insights in Real-Time

Databox is a dashboarding solution that where you can choose from dozens of pre-built integrations or use their API and SDKs to easily aggregate data from all of your data sources. Their Databox Designer doesn’t require any coding, with drag and drop, customization, and simple data source connections. Databox Features Include: Alerts – Set alerts for progress on key metrics through push, email, or Slack. Templates – Databox already has hundreds of templates ready to

Fomo: Increase Conversions through Social Proof

Anyone who works in the ecommerce space will tell you that the largest factor in overcoming a purchase isn’t price, it’s trust. Buying from a new shopping site takes a leap of faith from a consumer who has never purchased from the site previously. Trust indicators like extended SSL, third-party security monitoring, and ratings and reviews are all critical on commerce sites because they provide the shopper with a sense that they’re working with a

Talkable: Build, Track, Test, and Analyze Referral Programs for Ecommerce

According to the Word of Mouth Marketing Association reports that every day in the United States, there are approximately 2.4 billion brand-related conversations. According to Nielsen, 90% of people trust business recommendations from someone they know Purchasing behavior has been socially influenced since the beginning of time. Long before social networks like Facebook and Twitter kept you in the virtual loop, your physical network was having an impact on what you bought and where you

Chartio: Cloud-Based Data Exploration, Charts and Interactive Dashboards

Few dashboard solutiosnhave the ability to connect to just about everything, but Chartio is doing a great job with a user interface that’s easy to jump into. Businesses can connect, explore, transform, and visualize from just about any data source. With so many disparate data sources and marketing campaigns, it’s difficult for marketers to get a full-view into the lifecycle of a customer, attribution and their overall impact on revenue. Chartio By connecting to all