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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)

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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Ecommerce Replatforming Questions: An Honest Conversation about a “Dirty Word”

Ecommerce Replatforming Questions: An Honest Conversation about a “Dirty Word”

Ecommerce Replatforming Questions: An Honest Conversation about a Dirty Word

“Migration,” says Paul Hodge, CEO at Laird Superfood, “is a dirty word around here. It’s costly to switch and migrating is a major upheaval.” 

Of course, you already know that. You also know that finding a reliable guide to replatforming is hard. Most content on replatforming is produced by people like us: ecommerce platforms looking for your business. 

That’s why, today, we decided to do something different … 

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Inventory Management Systems: Facing the Challenges and Finding a Solution

Inventory Management Systems: Facing the Challenges and Finding a Solution

Inventory Management Systems: Facing the Challenges and Finding a Solution

What, why, and how to find the right inventory management system (IMS) — i.e., order management system (OMS) — for your high-growth ecommerce business. 

Logistics isn’t the sexiest topic in ecommerce. But, it is one of the most destructive. 

In fact, managing your inventory and orders through an ad hoc combination of spreadsheets, apps, one-off workarounds, and in-house printing can be near crippling. 

The solution most high-volume organizations turn to is an inventory management system (IMS). Unfortunately, the only thing worse than not have an IMS to streamline and optimize your logistics … is picking the wrong partner

As one merchant told us in preparation for today’s article, their IMS has been “the source of almost every problem in my working life over the last year.” 

Here’s how to avoid that fate … 

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O2O Commerce: Conquering Online-to-Offline Retail’s Trillion Dollar Opportunity

O2O Commerce: Conquering Online-to-Offline Retail’s Trillion Dollar Opportunity

O2O Commerce: Conquering Online-to-Offline Retail’s Trillion Dollar Opportunity

Even at $2.8T, online sales only represent 11.9% of the global retail market. 

That’s why we’re examining proven approaches for connecting O2O (online-to-offline) commerce. 

Not just industry data and best practices, but behind-the-scenes strategies … including how Shopify Plus helped: 

  • Magnolia Market bridge the physical-to-digital gap with AR. 
  • Allbirds grow into a $100M O2O footwear business in two years. 
  • The 5TH go global by getting local through international pop-ups. 

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Omni-Channel Retail Strategy: The What, Why, and How of “In-Store” Shopping

Omni-Channel Retail Strategy: The What, Why, and How of “In-Store” Shopping

Omni-Channel Retail Strategy: The What, Why, and How of “In-Store” Shopping

The walls between online and offline retail are crumbling … 

At least for shoppers they are. 

In fact, “in-store” shopping is far from a purely “in-store” experience. Today, consumers browse their mobile devices, consult social media, and expect to connect with businesses on multiple platforms — before making a purchasing. 

Discover not only what and why but also how you can craft an omni-channel retail strategy to seamlessly integrate every touchpoint and drive more sales … 

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B2B Ecommerce Examples: 10 Lessons from 10 of the Best B2B Websites

B2B Ecommerce Examples: 10 Lessons from 10 of the Best B2B Websites

B2B Ecommerce Examples

“It’s good,” said Warren Buffet, “to learn from your mistakes. It’s better to learn from other people’s mistakes.” 

In the world of B2B ecommerce — where $7.7 trillion is on the line this year alone — it’s better still to learn from other people’s successes. 

This isn’t a round-up post, and it’s not a beauty contest.

Instead, today’s article is a detailed examination of 10 standout features from 10 different B2B ecommerce websites … ranging from international tech conglomerates to personalized chocolates, baby carriers, and engine belts.

(And the last one reveals one of B2B’s best-kept secrets.)

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