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The Mobile Optimization Initiative from Magento was introduced to help retailers capitalize on the amount of time consumer spend on their mobile devices.
Even though more people are making smartphones their primary channel to shop online, converting sales on mobile devices is an ongoing problem. According to Magento, the goal of the Mobile Optimization Initiative is to help retailers tackle the mCommerce problem.
The company says this will require businesses to optimize their mobile commerce platform to deliver a memorable experience for users. For small business owners who have yet to address this issue in a mobile-first world, the losses can be substantial.
On the company blog, Peter Sheldon, Senior Director of Commerce Strategy, Magento, addressed this very issue. Sheldon said, “While smartphones continue to gain share as a primary channel for consumers to shop online, the ratio of mobile views to conversions lags in comparison to desktop.”
Sheldon’s point is backed by data from Brilliance, which showed mobile has the highest abandonment rate at 85.65%, followed by tablets at 80.74%, and desktops at 73.07%.
The smaller the screen size, the higher the cart abandonment rate. This is because the vast majority of businesses have yet to optimize their ecommerce for mobile.
Magento Mobile Optimization Initiative
There is clearly a problem when it comes to mobile conversion. Even with these issues, consumers are spending more time shopping on their smartphones.
This is especially true for young consumers. According to Adobe Digital Insights, a quarter of all back to school shopping time in 2018 was spent on a smartphone. But the data from Brilliance holds true as the conversion rate from desktops was higher with an average basket size of $142 compared to $111 for smartphones.
Magento looks to solve the problem by collaborating with its technology partners PayPal and HiConversion. Together the companies have carried out more than 250 experiments to gather data from merchants around the world.
The result has been three million data points which will be used to help merchants deliver higher conversion rates and better buying experiences. The company says it will anonymize what it has learned from the experiments and share the information across its Magento Community to benefit everyone.
Mobile Checkout Optimization
The initiative is bringing together 15 system integrators to deliver professional services. These will include Web 2 Market, Redstage, Razoyo, Something Digital, Imagination Media, Wagento, ICUBE, JH, Gene, IWD Agency and Lima Consulting Group.
To date, Magento says more than 60 merchants have signed on and that the effort is expanding globally.
The Mobile Optimization Initiative will give retailers complimentary mobile checkout funnel assessment, optimized campaign design and implementation, and professional services during the active program.
Participating merchants will be able to detect ‘friction points’ in each merchant’s checkout funnel by leveraging HiConversion’s analytics to come up with data driven test hypotheses.
Additional benefits include A/B experiments run as a single optimization campaign; optimization using adaptive algorithms; and a final report encompassing results and actionable insights.
So far this has resulted in participating merchants increasing their average revenue per visit by 7.5 percent, Magento says. According to the company, a better mobile buying experience has also translated into a better desktop buying experience.
You can learn more about the Magento Mobile Optimization Initiative here.
This article, “Magento Initiative Aims to Boost Small Business Sales on Mobile” was first published on Small Business Trends
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In this industry, we often discuss marketing strategies and sales tactics as if investing enough in the right strategies can make any business successful. The reality is less optimistic. Nine out of 10 startups fail, and in many cases that is because the concept was flawed from the start.
Below are four warning signs that your e-commerce idea needs to be retooled in order to be successful in the long run. This isn’t to say that your brand is doomed to failure if you have already picked up and starting running with one of these ideas, but if these signs sound familiar, now would be a good time to start considering a pivot.
1. “E-commerce marketplace” is your brand’s only identity.
The most successful e-commerce sites are retailers and marketplaces like Amazon, eBay and Etsy. Naturally, anybody who wants to make it big selling products online has their eyes on these companies and is paying close attention to what they do.
But no modern e-commerce site will be successful if they merely try to replicate what these sites have done. We’re not saying that you can’t compete with and outperform these three industry giants in certain areas of the market, but merely being a marketplace for shoppers to find products isn’t how you are going to do that.
To find success, you need something to differentiate your brand from the big three. Remember that Amazon’s brand initially focused on being the place to buy books, eBay was the place to auction and bid, and Etsy was a place for one-of-a-kind products made by creative craftspeople. These brands were successful because they had a starting point that differentiated them from “generic retailer #2387.”
For an idea of how important this is, consider the case of Susty Party. Susty Party makes environmentally friendly, responsibly made disposable tableware. But this wasn’t immediately clear from their original homepage. Changing the homepage to clarify this differentiating factor led to a 250 percent increase in conversions.
To be successful, a differentiating factor needs to be meaningful and significant. It can’t be “we’re Amazon, but our site design is more visually appealing.” A lot of e-commerce sites think they can find success with an approach like that, and most of them end up barely eking out an existence or failing.
2. You have a boilerplate lead capturing strategy.
The digital marketing industry is a very open space, with many firms and publications offering up great advice to the industry at large about how to capture leads. This is a great thing, and not inherently problematic.
Problems do start to show up, however, when generic advice isn’t tailored to your business. This is an especially big problem for e-commerce brands since most lead-capturing advice is published by bloggers who sell their own products, marketers for B2B companies, and of course marketing firms that are promoting themselves.
The lead capturing strategies that work for these businesses are often quite different from the ones that work for e-commerce sites.
You’re probably familiar with what these boilerplate lead capturing strategies look like. They are typically built around lead magnets such as e-books or whitepapers.
There’s nothing inherently wrong with these lead capturing strategies, and e-commerce brands certainly can put them to use. But this inbound marketing industry standard was really developed with bloggers and B2B brands in mind. While we’ve already pointed out that you shouldn’t copy Amazon, eBay or Etsy, the fact that none of them place much stake in a lead capturing strategy like this is telling.
Tactics built with the e-commerce industry in mind focus more on lead capture during checkout, coupons, and deals. For an example of this in action, consider this case study about Rad Power Bikes: After introducing a pop-up asking visitors to sign up for email updates about sales, promos and new products, it was able to increase email captures by 302 percent.
To build your strategy from the ground up, you need to develop a strategy designed to capture various types of leads, each of them demanding a different approach. This includes everything from top of funnel leads with an interest in topics or subcultures related to your business, to consumers looking for a solution to their problems that your products could play a part in.
And, of course, capitalizing on previous buyers is paramount.
Don’t misunderstand. We encourage you to use as many tactics and strategic elements you come across as possible, as long as they are developed and honed with your brand and target audience in mind.
3. You have a generic selling strategy.
The generic selling strategy is one of landing pages, AdWords and conversion rate optimization tactics. While these are useful tools, they don’t form the basis of a strategy. As you develop your selling strategy, your brand, unique selling proposition and target audience should factor into your approach. Take these points into consideration:
Are there selling strategies that wouldn’t be a good fit for your brand’s image? For example, paid ads for a tech-savvy brand, or publishing articles on industry websites when you are marketing yourself as fresh, fun and youthful.
Are there strategies that play directly into your unique selling proposition? For example, an “environmentally conscious eBay” could sponsor environmental events and charities, start petitions, and publish guest editorials on environmental sites.
Are there specific places your target audiences spend time online? Specific interests they have that you can play into? Subcultural signifiers and symbols you can play with?
Asking questions like these will help you develop a selling strategy that goes above and beyond the generic, leading to improved results.
4. There’s no personalization.
Personalization is so built into the modern digital landscape that most consumers will be disappointed or uninterested if their shopping experience lacks it. Recommendations based on their buying history, in relation to the buying history of others, have become an industry standard. In fact, 77 percent of consumers told Forrester that they have chosen, recommended or paid more for brands that offer personalization, and 35 percent of Amazon’s sales are the result of its product recommendation engines.
While personalization doesn’t necessarily need to be built in from the very beginning, it’s important to ensure that you don’t scale in a way that would make incorporating personalization more difficult in the future. In depth, user-specific analytics data should be collected from as early on in the process as possible. Even if you aren’t using this data to make personalized recommendations yet, it’s important that this data is available for later use.
The following data should be collected and associated with users as early on as possible:
Email lists subscribed to
Lead magnets downloaded
Using this data, you can identify trends that can later be used to personalize product recommendations.
Bear in mind that personalization isn’t just about product recommendations. Other possibilities include personalized special offers; calls to action that are specific to the user’s place in the funnel; shipping rates by location, localized currency and units; and preserving user filters during browsing.
Successful e-commerce businesses have a unique brand identity, a lead capturing strategy built around that brand, sales approaches tailored to their audiences, and a growth strategy that accounts for audience personalization.
If these elements are missing from your business idea, start thinking about ways to incorporate them, to carve out your space in the market, and to find long-term success.
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According to research, an average person receives 145 emails every day and deletes almost 85% of them even without checking.
The statistics might appear scary, but you should see the bright side too. With some good practices, you can land on the list of that 15% of emails which are opened, read and followed.
I’ll tell you how to do so, but before we proceed, check out these stats on cold call attempts:
1% of cold calls are converted into prospective clients – Keller Research Center.According to the report of Lattice Engines, 42% of sales representatives don’t have the proper information needed for an effective sales call.As per Telenet and Ovation Sales Group, today it takes over 8 cold call attempts to reach a prospective customer.
The main issue is that most of the cold emails aren’t framed properly. Almost 45% of salespeople either create bad subject lines or don’t follow up. As a result, the readers delete the email without even opening it. Also, there’s nothing more annoying than emails stuffed with inauthentic, boring, and template messages.
No wonder, almost 80% of the salespeople fail to achieve their targets. So, what can be done about it?
It’s important to know that statistics play a crucial role in cold calling. The figures will help you in developing proper strategies for sending effective cold emails and boosting up your revenue stream. Note that if the results start crumbling, switch to new strategies right away.
Read on to find out the top 5 ways of generating leads with cold calling.
1. Show respect for your recipient and their time.
This will help you gain your recipient’s trust from the start. Showing you value somebody’s time will make them shell out a few seconds for reading your email. Keep the following points in mind when writing your copy:
Get straight to the point and be concise.Highlight the key features and benefits of your services/products.Mention how you can solve the problems of your prospects.Say where they can learn more or request a demo.
Remember, your main aim is to familiarize your products/services to the prospects.
2. Write a strong introduction.
Your intro can be your best asset if used wisely. So, if you want to make a great first impression, never miss the opportunity to nail it, when cold calling. First things first – your name, your company’s name, and then a two-minute overview of the product/service you’re offering. The next steps depend on the needs, interest, and response of the recipient.
Here are the additional elements that can be a part of your cold email’s intro:
Mention the solution to one of the problems of your prospect for free.Highlight your expertise and the core value of your products/services
The “freebie” formula will help you in winning your prospect’s trust and increase the probability of your success.
3. Improve the design and copy.
Always keep in mind to create a great email design. CTAs – things like an invitation to sign up for a demo should be in the center of your email.
Everyone has some pressing problems/important issues that need attention everyday. A “little blip” won’t matter unless you show off how big the issue is. Follow the points listed below to earn your prospect’s respect through a good email:
Let’s say your target audience is managers of small or medium businesses. They have to deal with countless problems in different areas of their job. Maybe you could provide a solution to one of their problems. So you’ll need to highlight the concern accordingly.Use keywords when drafting the message. It will get the attention and make the prospect respond immediately.Make your cold email fit nicely in the prospect’s workflow. Say a prospect is having a tough day, and your irrelevant email could worsen their mood. As a result, you’ll be marked spam. That would be a huge loss!
If you’re successful at earning your prospects’ respect, you’re sure to get a good number of leads. Like it or not, but the prospects judge the quality of your product/services based on the sales email.
4. Fill your game with politeness and confidence.
You can never go wrong with the “confidence-and-politeness” mix. And, it’s really easy.
Make sure you use power words, especially in the subject line. Make the reader curious. Words like “limited,” “priceless,” “eye-opening,” “key,” “little known,” “interesting,” “extraordinary,” etc., will make your email MUCH more effective. Just remember not to go overboard.
Don’t forget to:
Make your audience curious.Use trust-building words.Add a tiny little bit of vanity in the subject line.Add a sense of urgency to your offer.
Cold emails are a very unconventional method of “delighting” the customers. People are very much interested in knowing the secrets of other people. Show them examples of other people who achieved great results with your help. But don’t be overly dramatic when highlighting the stories.
At the same time, respect your prospects’ feelings, help them in identifying their issues, and politely show them you know the simplest way out for those problems. This will make your solution stand out.
5. Highlight the “no obligation” fact.
When people know they aren’t under any obligation to give something back for receiving something, they’re much more likely to reply and reciprocate. You can link to a tutorial, an ebook, or any other useful freebie or resource.
Keep in mind that:
You can ask your prospects to do something in return, but place it at the end of your cold email. The request may be subscribing, sharing the email, or anything else.Don’t put any condition for freebie privileges.CTAs should sound more like a request and not a command.
Sending emails repeatedly every day is annoying. It also does you no good, as you come off as desperate. Consider following up after two weeks or so. You can either send a followup email or leave a voicemail to confirm whether they have received your initial mail.
Move on to other leads if there isn’t any response.
Perhaps you need to make some changes in your approach. Maybe your wording, email template or any other element is becoming a problem.
Make cold calling a great experience for your potential audience. Implement these 5 tips to your strategy, and it will surely improve your sales. Generating leads and converting through mailing and cold calling is easy if done the right way.
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Cart abandonment rate by online shoppers is high, and one of the reasons is having an overly complicated payment system. Magento Payments has been introduced with the goal of increasing conversion rates by getting rid of the barriers which complicate the completion of online sales.
The company says Magento Payments is easy to set up and configure. According to Magento, this will allow you to start taking payments in a matter of hours because it has reduced the operational complexity while improving the customers’ experience.
Ultimately, merchants can focus on their business instead of worrying about their payment systems. For small business owners, it means more conversions by being able to accept a wide variety of payment methods no matter where their customers are.
In the blog announcing the new service, Magento said, “Magento Payments leverages the industry-leading technology of Braintree and PayPal to enable merchants to accept a wide variety of payment methods, including local and region-specific, to help increase conversions and remove the barriers to completing an online sale.”
The High Rate of Cart Abandonment
According to Brilliance, the average cart abandonment rate for 2017 was 78.65%. This translates to almost 8 in 10 shoppers leaving their carts without completing a purchase.
When it comes to devices, mobile has the highest abandonment rate at 85.65%, followed by tablets at 80.74%, and desktops at 73.07%.
The customers might come back at a later date or you might never see them again because they have gone to another retailer with a better checkout system.
Whatever the case, Brilliance says there is a huge opportunity to recover these abandon carts and dramatically increase your revenue.
Magento says global e-commerce sales will go up from the $2.3 trillion of 2017 to around $4.9 trillion by 2021. The doubling of sales in just three years means there will be more opportunities for online retailers.
Because payment systems now include merchant banks, payment gateways, issuing banks, payment processors, and fraud management tools, the process can get complicated. For those who optimize their site with easy to use EPOS or Electronic Point of Sale digital systems, it will translate to fewer abandoned carts.
The payments and risk management process have been streamlined so business owners can manage their payment system from the Magento Admin panel. The company says there are no third-party accounts to manage, no need for local or regional payments expertise, and no subscription costs.
The new service also improves cash flow management by automatically synchronizing payments and order information in the Magento Admin. Business will have a more transparent view of processed volumes, payment balance, and detailed transaction reports.
Having everything under one umbrella with an automated system eliminates the mistakes which come about because of manual data mapping between systems.
All of these features are integrated with a robust security protocol which Magento backs with an industry-leading Fraud Guarantee. The company says this guarantee shifts liability away from the merchant by handling fraudulent chargebacks and dispute management while providing full transparency and financial reporting.
Magento Payments will be available in the first quarter of 2019.
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B2P (Business-to-People) marketing is a relatively new concept as opposed to more well-known B2C and B2B varieties. B2C marketing targets specific demographics (e.g., 20 to 30 year-old males who are keen on sports or 18-25-year-old women with particular tastes), singling out groups that are the most likely to buy a product or a service and trying to define their common characteristics. However, in reality, such groups are hopelessly abstract and don’t take into account a lot of things. No two members of such groups are ever completely the same: they have their own life situations, tastes, preferences, and interests. It is the job of B2P marketing to take these into account and speak individually to each customer. In this article, we will cover some of the strategies that can help you do this.
1. Customizable products
Online product designers not just allow the client to customize the product to fit them better – it is just plain fun to use. Or, as a variant, you can give your clients an opportunity to combine several products from your store (for example, to create a unique personal look that can be later saved as a favorite in the client’s personal profile). And, unlike many other strategies, this approach doesn’t ask a lot from the shop owner – product designers can easily be implemented in Magento.
2. Personalization of communications
Long gone are the times when it was considered normal to spam the customer with randomly selected offers in the hope that at least some of them will stick. This practice has always been annoying; today, in the age of ever-growing personalization, it is unacceptable. Communication between your store and the customer should be as personal as possible. Perhaps you cannot afford to use as sophisticated recommendation algorithms as the ones that are used by Amazon or Netflix, but there are always simpler (yet still effective) ways to achieve similar results. For example, you can offer your clients to answer a quiz that will help you sort out their preferences and tastes and be better prepared to recommend them what they may actually be interested in rather than random positions from your store.
3. Virtual fitting rooms
One of the greatest problems online clothing retailers face is that their clients have no way to see how they would look in the clothes they are going to buy, which makes every purchase a hit-and-miss by definition. This problem can be at least someone alleviated through the use of AR or VR, allowing the visitors to fit clothes on their full-height photo or a customizable virtual dummy. Implementing such a strategy may be costly, but depending on the size of your business, it can be extremely effective.
4. Personal response to customer queries and complaints
Social media is not just a place where you can promote your brand. It is also a platform where you can listen to what your customers say about it – and if you really respond to it swiftly and courteously, providing useful information, this is going to become an invaluable addition to your engagement strategy. The thing is, an experience of encountering a problem and having it quickly and efficiently solved by the company is more memorable for a customer than an interaction with a business that runs without a hitch. While you probably cannot afford to react as fast as JetBlue with their Twitter, it still can make a lot of difference.
5. Get serious with your wishlist
Most online stores have wishlists, but the majority of them never go beyond the very basic functionality, merely letting customers set aside certain products for easier access later on. If you want to achieve better personalization, you will have to go deeper. Let the customer divide the products in their wishlist into segments, set up a calendar with purchase references, add an option to easily download the entire wishlist as an Excel sheet or print it out and so on.
The goal of B2P marketing is selling to the audience of one – to make every client feel as if you talk directly to him. Of course, we are still a long way from complete personalization – but you can make the first steps in this direction even now.
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Accounting software maker FreshBooks, Inc. is offering over 70 new apps and integrations it says will make life easier for all kinds of business owners, at every single stage of business.
The company offers features to help self-employed people and small businesses with invoicing, managing expenses and tracking time and projects. Now, with the new apps and integrations, FreshBooks says it will enable small businesses and self-employed professionals to automate more of their workflow, save time, and make running their businesses easier than ever before.
In an announcement on the official FreshBooks blog, the Toronto-based company explains, “Recently added integrations work with the new, modernized [FreshBooks] platform to offer you even more options for automating workflow and reducing administrative tasks.”
New FreshBooks Apps and Integrations for Small Businesses
Among the new apps FreshBooks has introduced are:
Bookkeepers Express: BookKeeping Express offers full service accounting and bookkeeping for small- and medium-sized businesses.
Everlance: Everlance is a mileage and expense tracking app, designed to help freelancers track business mileage and expenses and maximize tax deductions.
Natero Pause: Natero is a Customer Success Management platform that helps businesses prevent churn, increase expansion, and manage more accounts.
New integrations for automating workflow and reducing administrative tasks include:
Artichoke: Artichoke integrates with FreshBooks making it easy to simplify and organize your appointment-based business.
WordPress: Integration with WordPress allows you to create a free website or blog. Choose from hundreds of customizable and mobile-ready designs and themes.
Meetup: Meetup helps people with shared interests plan events and facilitates offline group meetings in various locations around the world
Magento: Magento is an open source ecommerce app used by millions of customers.
Podia: Podia offers an all-in-one online storefront allowing businsses to create and sell membership subscriptions, online courses and digital downloads all in one place.
Solve: Solve is a CRM with integrated features for managing client projects.
AWeber: AWeber is an email marketing and automation tool helping small businesses with additional digital marketing.
FreshBooks says it offers freelancers and sole proprietors an intuitive online accounting system that goes beyond the basics of accounting and invoicing to automating workflow. The new integrations can be added through the Zapier integration tool for FreshBooks.
“FreshBooks is committed to helping you grow a healthy business inside and out — and that goes beyond the core tasks our own software performs!” the company adds.
This article, “FreshBooks Announces 70+ New Integrations with WordPress, Everlance and More” was first published on Small Business Trends
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It is time to prepare your online store for Black Friday Cyber Monday!
Last year, Black Friday generated $5 billion in sales in just 24 hours – and that’s in America alone, as 58 million people opted to only shop online, leaving brick-and-mortar numbers down from previous years. Additionally, a Shopify report revealed that during the peak Black Friday Cyber Monday (BFCM) sales period last year, Shopify retailers processed a whopping $1,138,574 per minute.
In short, there are billions worth of sales up for grabs across Thanksgiving weekend and it is time to ask yourself how to prepare your online store for BFCM and get cracking. There are six main eCommerce areas to consider when preparing your online store for BFCM:
Your promotional strategies
Your marketing and ad strategy
Your fulfillment and customer service strategies
Your admin/organization strategies
If you think it is too early to get your store ready for the biggest shopping days of the year, think again! With only eight weeks ago until BFCM, you’re already running out of time and it is time to prepare your eCommerce site and marketing strategies to cash in on the action.
So without further ado, because we know you’re short on time, let’s jump into your full Black Friday Cyber Monday checklist!
1. Will Your Site Handle the Extra Pressure?
A website crash during peak Black Friday Cyber Monday shopping times could cost you in a huge way. This is a big concern specifically for those store owners hosting their own sites with WooCommerce or Magento platforms.
Before the traffic – and the pressure – mount, you should test your site server’s load capacity to ensure your store doesn’t go down. Tools such as Blitz.io will help you test your capacity now, eliminating the chance of nasty surprises.
2. Do You Have Broken Links and/or Boring 404s?
Now is the perfect time to review your site and use tools such as dead link checker to make sure there aren’t any broken links. It is also a good time to review and update your 404 pages that are strategically designed with holiday shoppers in mind. Perhaps a deal countdown with a CTA to sign up or a display ad link to your top three selling products and their promotion prices.
3. Are Your Product Photos Looking Their Best?
Do a quick review of all your product photos to make sure they are at their best for the holiday season. If you’re running low on time, start with your top products first.
4. Are You SEO Ready?
If you haven’t reviewed your SEO strategies and implemented your Black Friday Cyber Monday keywords, now is the time! By using relevant, targeted keywords in your headers, giving preference to seasonal keywords, tidying up your URLs and deleting duplicate content, you can up your SEO potential a notch.
5. Have You Got the Right Apps/Plugins?
Did we mention this was the busiest shopping day of the year? Now’s the time to implement third-party services to help make it as smooth as possible, leaving you time to fulfill all those extra orders while upping your customer shopping experience. Such as these top Shopify app considerations:
Streamline your shipping and fulfillment funnel with Shippo
Drive Black Friday Cyber Monday traffic with Traffic Booster
Take tracking to the next level with Aftership
Increase followers/email lists with Coupon Pop special offers and discounts
Have your inventory, orders and customer management in one place with Tradegecko
Use chat apps like Tido to improve customer service
6. Have You Tested Your Promotional and Discount Codes?
Do you know what holiday discount and promotional codes you will be using? Have you tested them in incognito mode to ensure the right discount amount is applied or that they work? The best way to tackle your codes is when you create your codes, create a spreadsheet with the code, the date of its release and the promotion it is tied to. Then ensure you go through the list to test them all before launch.
7. Have You Designed Your Holiday Banners and Landing Pages?
Have you created your holiday-themed website banners or specific Black Friday Cyber Monday landing pages? Banners add to user experience while also promoting your holiday sales, and specific landing pages (such as a list of top products or a special promotion) can help push BFCM SEO and traffic through PPC campaigns.
8. Have You Updated Your FAQ?
Whether or not your shipping, returns or other FAQ have changed, Black Friday Cyber Monday is likely to attract a lot of new customers who don’t know your store and policies. Make sure you display this prominently, to help answer questions before your potential shopper has even asked. This will help your store seem more trustworthy while also streamlining your customer service as much as possible.
9. Have You Reviewed Conversion Metrics to Find Your Top Sellers?
Take a look at your online store’s metrics to find this year’s top sellers and those popular products with high margins that will make a good Black Friday Cyber Monday deal. You also want to evaluate last year’s sales to see which of your products had the most success, to narrow down your list of products to push this BFCM and to assess your order estimates.
10. Have You Researched Trending Products?
Knowing what people are currently buying or wanting can help you anticipate what will sell. To do that, you want to find those trending products in your niche. By researching on social media and in forums, marketplaces and review publications, you can find last-minute products to add in time for the holidays as well as gain insight into which of your product types are more likely to sell. Check out our How to Find Trending Products to Sell Online guide for steps on how to do just that.
11. Have You Picked Out Products That Would Make Good Gifts?
Another consideration when planning your promotional products for BFCM is to think about products that will make good gifts. Traditionally, Cyber Monday is a great day for savvy Christmas shoppers to buy the bulk of their clothing, electronic and toy holiday gifts at a discount and people will be on the hunt for those gifts. Therefore, if you have products that make good holiday gifts, consider adding them to your list of products to promote.
12. Have You Checked Your Inventory Levels?
Stock up! Once you have created your list of products to push with promotions, you want to make sure that your inventory levels are high enough to match your estimated needs. This is the perfect time to install one of those apps we mentioned earlier, Tradegecko, which can help you track your inventory before and during peak shopping days.
13. Have You Chatted with Your Suppliers?
Lastly, if you are dropshipping or rely on wholesale suppliers, you should get in touch with them before the craziness begins to give them your expected demand and discuss systems for the increased sales and, in the case of dropshipping, fulfillment needs. New to eCommerce? Here are some general dropshipping tips to get you started.
14. Have You Considered Gift Cards?
Lastly, if you don’t have gift card options on your site, this may be a good time to install and test them before the holidays. By running checkout promotions where customers are offered a cross-sell of a voucher (where they pay less than the value of the gift card amount), this may help you use your BFCM customers to push those Christmas sales while pushing up your average order values.
15. Have You Thought About Giving Early Discounts to Grow Reach?
Next, you will want to consider using pre-BFCM promotions to grow your social followers and/or email lists before the big shopping days. This will help with email remarketing campaigns and social reach, for things like your big promotional countdowns, etc.
16. Have You Remembered Your Loyal Customers?
It’s not just previous customers and new shoppers you want to attract this BFCM; you should also be using the biggest shopping days to target and reward your loyal customers. This can be anything from exclusive deals to early entry to Black Friday Cyber Monday sales or a gift with every BFCM purchase.
17. How About Offering Gift-Wrapping?
By up-selling gift-wrapping services, you can help make BFCM more festive for your shoppers while pushing sales values. It can also be something you offer for free over a certain spend threshold or to reward those loyal customers we just discussed in the previous point.
18. Have You Started Yet?
Last year, one study found that 54% of online stores out of the 9,000 surveyed, had their BFCM marketing strategy ready to go at the beginning of October. If you haven’t started marketing, start now; today; this week! A lot of shoppers will research sales ahead of time and you want to make sure your eCommerce brand is fresh in their minds. The next couple of items on this checklist will help you create your marketing strategy if you don’t already have one or to tweak the one you’re planning to implement.
19. Researched All Your PPC Advertising Options?
First, you want to look at all the advertising options open to you during this time, to lock down the platforms you will use as well as plan your budget. It is important to keep in mind that bids will increase during these days, and you need to plan for the increased spend. But as the saying goes: it takes money to make money, and as long as the ROIs are good, you want to scale up this shopping season. Here is our top list of must-use advertising options for your Black Friday Cyber Monday marketing strategy:
Google Ads (including Google Shopping, search and remarketing campaigns)
Facebook Ads (including Dynamic Product ads, collection ads and remarketing campaigns)
Instagram Ads (including shoppable posts and story campaigns)
20. What About Your Blog Content Marketing Strategy?
Blog posts, videos, podcasts – these are just a few mediums you can create to market before and during the peak shopping season. Good, high-value content can help you build trust while extending your reach. It will also improve your store’s SEO. This can be anything from Christmas shopping guides to Facebook lives, and should be part of your overall Black Friday Cyber Monday marketing strategy.
21. Have You Planned How to Create Hype Around Big Sales?
When planning your promotional marketing, it is essential to create hype – helping to get potential customers excited about the sales or promotions you will be launching. To create a buzz, you should be rolling out marketing in stages that include teases; and the sooner you start, the better.
22. Have You Started Retargeting Old Traffic and Previous Customers?
By now we know how much easier and more cost-effective it is to convert existing customers than brand new ones. As part of your marketing strategy, it is vital to include remarketing strategies targeting both previous traffic and previous customers. Shoppers are about to be bombarded by marketing messages, but if they remember your brand or have bought from you before, they are more likely to choose you over your competitors.
23. Have You Created Your Email Marketing Strategy?
With reports, like from Hubspot, stating that email marketing contributed to 25% of only Black Friday sales, as online store owners, you know just how crucial email marketing is to your BFCM marketing strategy. And if that is not enough motivation to get you thinking about email marketing today, try this one on for size: during Black Friday Cyber Monday last year, email marketing had the highest conversion rate.
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Now is the time to start preparing and planning your Black Friday Cyber Monday email marketing strategies and scheduling those critical emails well ahead of time: countdown to sales, last-day/hour reminders, teasers and loyal customer VIP promotions.
24. Created Your Holiday Marketing Strategy?
Once you know the platforms you will be marketing to/with, you should create a full marketing strategy that includes your planned blog posts, PPC campaigns, promotions (which we will discuss further down), ads and more. Scheduling as much as you can beforehand will ensure you are freeing up time to deal with marketing changes, increased sales and fulfillment issues that may come up as the sale day nears.
25. Have You Planned Your Ad Copy?
Part of your planning should be creating and planning out all the ads within the campaigns you have chosen. The sooner you plan this out, the more thought-out it will be. Plus, it will give you time to A/B test headlines, images, videos, etc. to ensure you are getting the best results for your spend.
26. Have You Considered Influencers?
For an extra marketing push this season, have you considered influencer marketing and sponsored product reviews? These can help give your eCommerce brand a helpful push in the trust department and present your promotions to a wider audience in different niches. Check out our influencer guide to get you started: Beginner’s Guide to Instagram Influencer Marketing for Online Store Owners.
27. Checked and Updated your Fulfillment Strategy?
It’s crunch time to ensure you are ready for all those sales your Black Friday Cyber Monday marketing strategy will bring you. To do this, you may need to update your fulfillment strategies to help you handle the massive increase in orders. Ask yourself whether your systems are in place and whether you have enough staff (if you’re managing your own fulfillment) to handle the influx of orders without compromising on delivery times.
28. Checked and Updated your Customer Support Procedure?
Late deliveries are not the only way you can hurt your business. Customer service not only plays a huge role in making the shopping experience is great for customers, but it will ensure that you can convert all your BFCM first-time shoppers into repeat customers in the coming year. You want to make sure you have extra staff to handle the additional queries that will hit you from all platforms, and that they keep your standard of politeness, etc. no matter how much it grows.
You also want to create contingency plans for dealing with problems that could arise. You know those worst-case scenarios you think will never happen? Plan for them just in case. The quicker you deal with big issues, the less impact they will have on your brand.
29. Are You Keeping an Eye On Your Biggest Competitors?
Before, during and after formulating your marketing and site strategies, you want to keep a close eye on your biggest competitors. What products are they promoting? What deals are they offering? Subscribe to your competitors’ email lists today, to help you track their strategies so that you can make quick adjustments if you need to.
30. Are Your Reminders Set?
The key to not burning out is to ensure you are super organized over this time. To help you keep on top of all your must-dos and tasks this Black Friday Cyber Monday, put each step in all your strategies into your calendar or task board (like Trello) platform. Inputting everything ahead of time will mean reminders on the days you need to implement tasks and this will ensure nothing gets forgotten.
31. Are You Set Up to Track Everything?
Last but not least, make sure that everything is set up to enable you to track everything. You want to track ads, products, conversions and promotional traffic before the madness hits, during the rush and after BFCM concludes.
There you have it, how to prepare your online store for Black Friday Cyber Monday. It may seem like a lot of work, but if you tackle it one point at a time, you will get through this. Remember, it is not just the BFCM shoppers you are preparing for, but the heaps of one-time shoppers you will be able to add to all your sales funnels and remarketing campaigns in 2019. This will allow you to scale your eCommerce business with remarketing.
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Site – aftenposten.no
About Site – Aftenposten, also referred to as the morning edition, is Norway’s newspaper. Follow to stay up-to-date with news in domestic, foreign, sports and culture in Norway.
Site – norwaytravelguide.no
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Site – lifeinnorway.net
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Site – northwildkitchen.com
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Site – nordicstylemag.com
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Site – newsinenglish.no
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Site – cinemascandinavia.com
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Site – tnp.no
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Site – dailyscandinavian.com
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Site – nordicmusicreview.com
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Site – camillapihl.no
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Site – oslo.com/blog
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Site – passionforbaking.com
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Site – nrk.no
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Site – highcharts.com/blog
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Site – politico.eu/country/norway
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Site – bt.no
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Site – aftenbladet.no
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Site – nouw.com/fashionjunkiie
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Site – heartmybackpack.com/norway
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Site – blogs.prio.org
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Site – worldofo.com
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Site – scandikitchen.co.uk
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Site – nordicdesign.ca/articles
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Site – stylizimoblog.com
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Site – spjsblog.com
About Site – Norway’s Tax Blog is about more than taxes. Find our perspectives on legal issues, corporate law, employment law, VAT, personal- and payroll tax and corporate tax.
Site – helleskitchen.org
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Site – blog.onestepcheckout.com
About Site – OneStepCheckout is a Norwegian company about ecommerce, cart abandonment, checkout processes and Magento.
Site – afroginthefjord.com
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Site – sofn.com/blog
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Site – thefashioneaters.com
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Site – snowintromso.com
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Site – leneorvik.no
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Site – outside-oslo.com
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Site – nyttrom.no
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Site – themeditationblog.com
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Site – fredrikrisvik.com
About Site – Fredrik Risvik is a fashion blogger from Norway who believes in slow fashion and minimal approach to clothes, but also eye for detail.
Site – viover60.no
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Site – spiselandslaget.com
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Site – meawallet.com/blog
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Site – norwaydesigns.no/blogs/news
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Site – cakeandvikings.com
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Site – larsspiser.no
About Site – Lars Spiser is a food blog by Lars Fredriksen featuring recipes, good ingredients and more.
Site – tomdyring.blogspot.com
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Site – project-travel.ie/blog
About Site – Project Travel is a Norway specialist travel agent in Ireland and offers the best Scandinavian summer holidays and escorted tours.
Site – anewbieinnorway.com
About Site – A Newbie in Norway is a blog by Kimberly L Singleton who is learning to live in the land of the Midnight Sun.
Site – knutalbert.wordpress.com
About Site – Knut Albert is a 54 year old Norwegian, based in Oslo who blogs about brews, pubs and travel.
Site – linnjohnsen.com
About Site – Linn Johnsen is a blogger from Norway who writes about wines she has tasted and wine bars and shops as well.
Site – thestyleventure.com
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Site – kajamarie.com
About Site – Kaja-Mari is a 26 year old fashionista, influencer and social media addict living in Oslo. Her blog features articles about fashion, travel, beauty and lifestyle.
Site – adriennee.com
About Site – A fashion and lifestyle blog by Adrienne Eikrem. Follow to get tips on fashion, beauty, exercise and more.
Site – ascandicalledsofie.com
About Site – A Scandi Called Sofie is a blog by Sofie who is a Norwegian twenty-something who’s all about books, with a background in English literature and the London publishing industry. She is also the founder of the imprint Zille, which publishes feminist writing from around the world in Norwegian.
Site – norwegianhome.blogspot.com
About Site – My New Norwegian Home is a blog by Evelyn Sand who writes about her experience about living in Norway.
Site – lifelivet.wordpress.com
About Site – Life: A Scot in Norway is a blog about landscape, nature and travel photography from Norway and beyond.
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About Site – Comprehensive up-to-date news coverage about Norway Travel, aggregated from sources all over the world by Google News.
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About Site – I’m a Knitwear Pattern Designer based in Arctic Norway. My designs are inspired by nature and old Scandinavian nostalgia and living. This channel is all about knitting and general crafty living. I also show off places I go to, video’s of my inspiration sources and so on.
About Site – Alan Olav Walker, occasionally known as DJ Walkzz, is a Norwegian record producer and DJ. He is best known for the 2015 single “Faded”, which received platinum certifications in over 10 different countries.
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About Site – I am Victor, The Weird Norwegian. I am just a guy who truly believes that everyone should be exactly who they want to be! Wether you are LGBT, Gay, Lesibian, Bi, Transgendered, straight or anyone! I fight for THAT RIGHT! Stay Weird! Stay Special! Stay YOU!
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About Site – Soothing Relaxation produces relaxing music, sleep music, meditation music, piano music, romantic music, guitar music, harp music, cello music, study music, beautiful instrumental music and more. I use a wide variety of instruments, including piano, guitar, flute, harp, violin and cello to mention a few.
About Site – Outdoor and Lifestyle Magazine is a Norwegian lifestyle/climbing/outdoors and ski magazine for women. Subscribe us to get tips and inspiration on an active lifestyle.
About Site – We are two travel loving people enjoying new places and seeing more of the world. Follow to know about our trips, tips and experience with a focus on those who do not have the luxury of travelling anytime for any duration.
About Site – Lee Harrison Climbing is a blog by Lee who is a Oslo-based climber, photographer, and writer enthusiast.
Site – oslobirder.blogspot.com
About Site – Oslo Birder is a blog by Simon Rix that features the sightings and occasional thoughts of an English birder in Oslo, Norway.
Site – thehillsinnorway.com/blog
About Site – The Hills In Norway is a blog by Søster Hill who blogs about stories from the Hills in Norway.
Site – sunnygandara.com
About Site – Sunny is a food & wine consultant, plant based chef, writer, Norwegian food blogger, organic and vegan wine specialist & Animal lover. Follow to keep up with her house of food, wine, travel, inspiration around plant based eating and vegan lifestyle tips sprinkled with her Norwegian touches!
Site – thenorwegianhausfrau.com
About Site – The Norwegian Hausfrau is a food blog by Therese Moser-Rønning featuring food recipes.
Site – nordicfoxdesignco.com/blog
About Site – Nordic Fox Design is a lifestyle blog by Heidi Smith including posts about Nordic Fox Design Co. products and events, travel, DIY, custom design and all things Scandinavian.
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Site – norwegianhalloween.com
About Site – Norwegian Halloween is a blog by a Halloween Addict From Norway.
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