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How to Drive High-Intent Ecommerce Visitors Toward Buying and Eliminate Anything That Stands in the Way

How to Drive High-Intent Ecommerce Visitors Toward Buying and Eliminate Anything That Stands in the Way

High-Intent Ecommerce Visitors

Hunters. They’re the visitors you’ve been waiting for.

They don’t come to mindlessly stumble around. They’re not here to return something.

Hunters come in with one urgent desire: to buy.

But be cool ... and don’t get ahead of yourself.

If dead-end searches, low-converting product pages, and abandoned carts teach us anything, it’s that sites are often the very things that get in the way.

Driving high-intent ecommerce visitors to the sale means answers three questions (and eliminating anything that doesn't move them forward) ...

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What Not to Do When You’re Suddenly Successful

What Not to Do When You’re Suddenly Successful

What Not to Do When You're Suddenly Successful Sudden success comes in many forms, especially in commerce.

Your store could have just experienced its first massive flash sale or maybe you were featured on Shark Tank. Often, it means receiving a major round of funding or finding yourself smack dab in the center of a genuine news event.

Whatever the shape ... the experience is utterly intoxicating. So, what could possibly go wrong?

Turns out, a lot. Just ask Shark Tank’s Daymond John:

“Success can ruin a business if you let your success affect your mindset.”

As intoxicating as all your sudden success might be, getting drunk on it can spell disaster. That’s why I’ve put together this list of exactly what not to do when you find yourself suddenly successful … direct from some of the most wildly successful names in business.

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Hacking the Holidays with Gary Vaynerchuk, VaynerMedia & Shopify Plus

Hacking the Holidays with Gary Vaynerchuk, VaynerMedia & Shopify Plus

Hacking the Holidays with Gary Vaynerchuk, VaynerMedia & Shopify Plus

There’s no time to waste. So let’s get right to the point. 

The two biggest shopping days of the year are upon us. And to make sure you, your team, your products, your site, your social channels, your discounts, your … well, you get the idea. To make sure your everything is ready … 

We called in a favor from jolly, old saint Gary Vee. 

Today, in conjunction with VaynerMedia, we’re releasing an entire six-part podcast miniseries all about nailing down and leveling up your holiday ecommerce strategy, just in time.

Join guests like …

  • Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia
  • Marc Weisinger, Director of Revenue Acceleration at Shopify Plus
  • Nolan Walsh, Co-founder of Thursday Boots Company
  • Lee Elliott, Vice President of Digital Media at VaynerMedia
  • Matt Fiano, Co-founder and CDO of Ivory Ella
  • Nicole Gardner, Chief Operating Officer of Dormify

Best of all, you can binge on all six episodes (as well as get high-level takeaways from each one) right now …

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How to Be Successful When Success Is the Problem

How to Be Successful When Success Is the Problem

How to Be Successful … When Success Is the Problem

Plenty of people talk about how to become successful … but few talk about the dark side of what happens next. 

According to Ed Catmull, President of Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, something profoundly strange happens when a person discovers how to be successful.

Success becomes the problem. 

The only way to combat it is to learn how to save yourself from your own success …

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How to Set Up Your Instagram Profile for Ecommerce: 30+ Examples to Inspire the Only Three Choices You Get

How to Set Up Your Instagram Profile for Ecommerce: 30+ Examples to Inspire the Only Three Choices You Get

 Instagram Ecommerce Profile

Three.

Yup! That’s it. Three choices.

When it comes to setting up your Instagram profile for ecommerce, the options are slim:

  1. Pic
  2. Bio
  3. Link

Slim, however, doesn’t mean trivial.

Launching your brand on a new platform can be intimidating, which is exactly we’re walking through this in detail.

But there’s another reason.

If you’re already up and running, odds are you haven’t circled back to these three pivotal choices since you set everything up. It’s understandable ... but costly.

That’s why we’ve put together 30+ examples from the best brands on Instagram to inspire (and optimize) the only three choices you get.

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Instagram Ecommerce: The High-Growth Business Case for the Only Social Network that Loves Products

Instagram Ecommerce: The High-Growth Business Case for the Only Social Network that Loves Products

 Instagram Ecommerce

Silly. Idiosyncratic. Simple.

That's how The Atlantic described Instagram back in 2015.

Since then, the network has exploded from 300 million users to 600 million.

Not only that, but those three words perfectly capture why Instagram demolishes every other network when it comes to brand engagement and product posts.

Where earlier entries like Facebook and Twitter have been flooded by “click here” shares, updates, and ads, Instagram’s simplicity is its strongest attribute.

For ecommerce retailers, this presents a huge opportunity and a unique challenge.

If you haven’t considered Instagram as a tool, you should.

If you’re skeptical, read on.

This is the high-growth business case for the only social network that’s still social and loves products ...

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    New Ecommerce Visitors: How to Serve Up Their Hidden Desires and Pull 'Em into Your Online Funnel

    New Ecommerce Visitors: How to Serve Up Their Hidden Desires and Pull 'Em into Your Online Funnel

    They come in droves.

    And at first, you’re elated.

    Whether paid or free, the steady flow of new visitors fills your heart with joy and your mind with endorphins.

    It’s pure joy: data-driven delight.

    Until that is ... reality sets in. After all, you can’t deposit a dashboard full of first-time users into a bank account.

    If you’re attracting new visitors, congratulations. I know the thrill. But it’s not time for a celebration.

    Instead, it’s time for a question, “What now?”

    How do you take advantage of all that digital foot-traffic and pull first-time visitors into your funnel?

    The answer comes through three action-driving questions about the Stumbler ...

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    Product Listing Ads [Gifographic]: How to Increase ROAS & Sales

    Product Listing Ads [Gifographic]: How to Increase ROAS & Sales

    Product Listing Ads [Gifographic].

    With online ad spend at an all-time high -- $32.7 billion during the first half of 2016 alone -- two things are obvious.

    First, competition is fierce. And second, even if it's working now, simply doing more of the same ... won't work for long.

    Enter product listing ads.

    PLAs don't just have higher clickthrough rates than other PPC channels ... they dramatically shorten the funnel from search to sale, if they're done right.

    To guide you into ROAS and sales dominance, we partnered with KlientBoost to create the world's first PLA gifographic. This is gonna be good ...

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    The Best Ecommerce Books for Leaders to Read in 2018 (Hint: They’re Not Necessarily About Ecommerce)

    The Best Ecommerce Books for Leaders to Read in 2018 (Hint: They’re Not Necessarily About Ecommerce)

    The Best Business Books for Ecommerce Leaders to Read in 2018

    Don’t be fooled … 

    The best books for ecommerce leaders to read in 2018 aren’t books about “ecommerce” — not all of them anyway. 

    Nor are they a round-up of 2017’s most famous titles. 

    Instead, we’ve assembled the best books spanning business, sociology, history, and psychology — along with the very best leadership lessons from each. 

    Are you ready to start 2018 off right? Let’s go …

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    The Science of Ecommerce Eye Tracking: Your 2017 ‘Vision’ Shouldn’t Be Your Own

    The Science of Ecommerce Eye Tracking: Your 2017 ‘Vision’ Shouldn’t Be Your Own

    Ecommerce Eye Tracking

    No matter how 2016 ended -- on a world-dominating high or soul-crushing low -- 2017 is upon us. And that means getting clear about your ecommerce vision.

    Unfortunately ... most of us go looking for our vision in the wrong place.

    Instead of staring at yourself, the right ecommerce vision has to be centered on where your visitors, leads, and customers “look.” In other words: the science of eye tracking.

    To hit 2017 running, let's zero in on the golden rule, the failed best practices, and the hidden gems of ecommerce eye tracking ...

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