Optimizing Your Ecommerce Conversion Rate


Ecommerce is a fast-moving industry, with new techniques and tools continually appearing. In just the past month, we've shown you how to adapt your marketing for the Covid-19 pandemic, and how to successfully integrate virtual reality into your marketing strategy. It's important, of course, to pay attention to all of these emerging trends in order to get the best performance from your online store.

On the other hand, some things never change. No matter what kind of eCommerce store you run, "conversion rate" will always be one of your most important metrics. In this article, we'll show you how to calculate your conversion rate, and then how to improve it.

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by Steve Hall    Apr-25-20    
Topic: Online

5 Ways to Use Virtual Reality in Your Marketing Strategy


For most people, virtual reality sounds like an imaginary concept from science fiction, but in reality, VR has been present on the market for quite some time.

By definition, virtual reality is "computer-simulated surroundings which have the capacity to simulate physical presence in real or imaginary worlds".

Virtual reality (VR) is predicted to completely disrupt the shopping experience. According to Goldman Sachs, the estimates of VR investments (including augmented reality) will reach 1.6 billion dollars until 2025.

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by Steve Hall    Apr- 7-20    
Topic: Games

How to Use Social Media to Understand and Engage Your Customers


For decades, businesses have relied exclusively on the most conventional forms of marketing. But today, most of their audience uses digital media platforms.

The Digital 2020 report by The Next Web found that nearly 60 percent of the world population is online, while the number of social media users have reached 3.80 billion by Jan 2020.

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by Steve Hall    Apr- 7-20    
Topic: Social

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Why You Should Never Cut Marketing and Ad Spending During a Crisis


The current global pandemic is unprecedented for individuals and businesses around the globe. As stores close and consumers retreat to their homes, many firms are contracting their spending in hopes of weathering an economic disaster.

But many companies are going about this all wrong.

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by Steve Hall    Apr- 7-20    
Topic: Opinion

User Interface Trends To Watch Out For In 2020


As the rapid growth of technology continues, the influence that it has over anything digital also grows stronger. When it comes to website design, there are many trends that exist and as the years go by, these trends increase in number. As we recently entered a new decade in the new millenium, it's more likely that web design will be more innovative.

One of the main objectives of website design is to give visitors a satisfying user experience. An element that is vital to achieve that is the user interface. Designing an innovative and user friendly UI can make or break every web developer's work.

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by Steve Hall    Apr- 7-20    
Topic: Publishing

4 Creative Ways to Market Your Small Business


Every business needs a few creative marketing strategies up their sleeves to attract more clients. These plans include various methods by which they catch their desired audience's attention and lead them to their products, services, or anything else they may be providing.

You need to get educated on a few marketing tactics that can target your desired consumer base more appropriately. Here are four creative marketing ideas that you can immediately start exploiting for your business.

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by Steve Hall    Apr- 3-20    
Topic: Brands

Why Brands Should Consider Micro-Influencers


If you are at least somehow related to marketing, you definitely have heard of those odd "influencers". Influencer marketing is a quite promising concept, adopted by lots of specialists. Perhaps you even watched some fierce debate whether using influencers is good or bad for brands.

It is a well-known fact that people are more likely to trust other people and not some messages of another faceless corporation. We always seek for advice from those we care about, or those who we respect, or the characters, whose example we follow. Marketers call these people "influencers" - those who can influence the opinions of their followers.

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by Steve Hall    Mar-18-20    
Topic: Social

10 Instagram Campaign Ideas to Boost Your Sales


According to the Small Business Administration, in 2018, there were over 30 million small businesses registered in the US. And that makes over 99% of all US businesses.
The vast majority of these are small operations where the owner does pretty much everything on their own without any employees. Others are large operations that have up to 500 employees.

The one thing all you business owners have in common is that you are all looking for that next sale.

You've most likely figured out by now that Instagram is an essential tool for your content marketing campaigns.

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by Steve Hall    Mar-18-20    
Topic: Social

Critical Cybersecurity Tips for Marketers in 2020


If you're a marketer and feeling a little left out of the cybersecurity equation, you're not alone. Only a paltry 22% of companies include a CMO on their incident-response team in the event of a data breach. Considering the capacity for a company's marketing department to inadvertently create a breach through poor data handling habits or ignorance of good cybersecurity habits, you'd think including the CMO in security matters would be a higher priority.

Maybe it's time for marketers to educate themselves. If you agree, you're in the right spot. By the time you reach the end of this article, you probably won't be a security expert but should know enough about overall cyber-safety and data protection to at least not be the one to blame if there is a security-related incident.

Here are a marketer's best tips for 2020.

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by Steve Hall    Mar-17-20    

5 Great Examples on How to Use Explainer Videos in Marketing


An explainer video is a great marketing tool. And if you use it right, you will benefit your business.

The vast majority of the companies place explainer videos on their website to explain to prospective customers how their products work. However, this is not the only way explainer videos can be used in marketing.

Let's consider five examples that show how companies from different industries use explainer videos to grow their businesses.

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by Steve Hall    Mar- 5-20    
Topic: Video

The Big 3 Techniques That'll Improve the Quantity & Quality of Traffic on Your Website


If you're a proud owner of a website, you probably know what the feeling is like. You've poured your heart and soul (and your savings) into the design and look of your website. You may have even paid an extra something to help your website load better and paid a third-party to handle your email marketing.

But, even with all of your efforts, you're still struggling to drive any quality traffic to your website.

Your first mistake is not hiring copywriting services (but we'll get to that in a minute).

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by Steve Hall    Mar- 4-20    
Topic: Publishing

10 Easy Steps for a Brand-Building Process


Having a brand that your audience loves, engages, and identifies with can be your most valuable asset. They'll be more likely to listen to you, buy from you, and recommend you to their friends.

Building a brand is not easy. In-fact must people don't even know what branding is! However, for a business to be successful it needs to build a great brand. And to help get you started we have created this 10-step guide that will teach you how.

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by Steve Hall    Mar- 4-20    
Topic: Brands

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