Carts Guru: Marketing Automation for Ecommerce

It’s unfortunate that ecommerce platforms don’t make marketing a priority. If you have an online store, you’re absolutely not going to meet your full revenue potential unless you’re able to acquire new customers and maximize the revenue potential of current customers. Thankfully, there’s a great breed of marketing automation platforms out there that provide all the tools necessary to automatically target customers where they’re most likely to open, click, and make a purchase. One such

How to Measure, Avoid, and Reduce High Shopping Cart Abandonment Rates

I’m always surprised when I meet a client with an online checkout process and how few of them have actually tried to make a purchase from their own site! One of our new clients had a site they invested a ton of money into and it’s 5 steps to go from the home page to the shopping cart. It’s a miracle that anyone is making it that far! What is Shopping Cart Abandonment? It may

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

The Impact of Secure Payment Solutions on Online Shopping

When it comes to online shopping, the behavior of the shopper really comes down to some critical elements: Desire – whether or not the user needs or wants the item that’s being sold online. Price – whether or not the item’s cost is overcome by that desire. Product – whether or not the product is as advertised, with reviews often aiding in the decision. Trust – whether or not the vendor you’re buying from can