36 search results for “Aaron Orendorff”

Global Ecommerce Statistics [Infographic] and 10 International Growth Trends You Need to Know

Global Ecommerce Statistics [Infographic] and 10 International Growth Trends You Need to Know

Global Ecommerce Statistics and 10 International Growth Trends You Need to Know [Infographic]

It’s not a luxury. It’s not for multinational conglomerates. And it’s not just one among many growth strategies. 

Global ecommerce is a necessity. 

Unfortunately, two problems confront most ecommerce businesses looking to go global. First, organizational buy in. Second, how to. 

To help you overcome both challenges and take hold of the opportunities global ecommerce offers, we’ve put together an infographic with 10 international growth trends and all the stats you need to know

Continue reading

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Facebook Ads

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Facebook Ads

What Everybody Gets Wrong About Facebook Ads

News of Facebook's collapsing organic engagement -- especially for businesses -- is everywhere.

And the truth is ... Facebook could care less.

Why?

Because when it comes to ecommerce, Facebook is banking hard on the rise of its paid features: most notably, Facebook ads.

Unfortunately, despite the incredible opportunities Facebook ads present for ecommerce, most companies get them completely wrong.

But don't despair: their pain is your gain. After all, as Warren Buffett put it, “It’s good to learn from your mistakes. It’s better to learn from other people’s mistakes.”

Discover the three fatal mistakes killing everybody else's Facebook ads ... and exactly what you can do to get yours right.

Continue reading

Year in Review: Take a Ride on the 2016 Ecommerce Time Machine

Year in Review: Take a Ride on the 2016 Ecommerce Time Machine

2016 Year in Review

The life of an ecommerce entrepreneur moves quickly. Before you can say “Holy Hyperloop Batman!”, another year has come and gone. 

The past 12 months have been fruitful for the industry. 

From sustained global growth, to new advancements in chatbots, AI, mobile UX, augmented and virtual reality, there is a lot to look forward to in the years to come. 

Hop on our time machine, and let’s take a look at some of the key technologies and trends that shaped ecommerce in 2016.

Continue reading

B2B Ecommerce: How the Best in B2B Sales Succeed Online

B2B Ecommerce: How the Best in B2B Sales Succeed Online

B2B Ecommerce

B2B ecommerce is now a $7.7 trillion industry. Nine trends—backed by a synthesis of every major B2B study from the last two years—define its present…and future. 

$7.7 trillion …

That’s the market size B2B ecommerce will command by the close of this year.

The problem is $7.7 trillion is absolutely worthless when it comes to making real-world decisions.

Given the stakes involved — and the need for actionable guidance — today we’re excited to release the first of three major works on B2B ecommerce.

Inside you’ll find original contributions from Neil Patel, the brilliant people at CEB now Gartner, B2B social-media influencers Troy Osinoff and Michaela Alexis, as well as Polycom’s CMO.

In addition, we’ve compiled a synthesis of virtually every major B2B study from the last two years including:

  • Statista
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Content Marketing Institute
  • MarketingProfs
  • LinkedIn
  • Forrester
  • Accenture
  • McKinsey & Company

Continue reading

Wholesale Ecommerce Websites: Myths and Musts from 50 Merchants, Marketers & Influencers in Online B2B

Wholesale Ecommerce Websites: Myths and Musts from 50 Merchants, Marketers & Influencers in Online B2B

Top Omni-Channel Logistics & Supply Chain Challenges in Ecommerce

Wholesale and B2B ecommerce are exploding…to the tune of $7.7 trillion this year. But what are the myths and musts? Here’s what 50 of the best have to say.

The words ultimate, definitive, and comprehensive get thrown around a lot online.

Sadly, what holds such bright-eyed promise in the headline … often ends up being little more than a compilation you could have cobbled together yourself from a few Google searches and page one results.

In fact, we’re hesitate to use those words for fear of the dashed hopes they’ve come to denote due to overuse.

And so, we won’t … at least, not in the headline.

However, if you’ve thought at all about B2B or wholesale ecommerce — or if you’ve already launched your own wholesale channel and arent getting the results you hoped for — then this post is one of the few that might just live up …

Continue reading

9 Ecommerce Conversion Optimization Tactics That'll Earn You Bags of Money

9 Ecommerce Conversion Optimization Tactics That'll Earn You Bags of Money

Pop-quiz!

You want your site to earn more money, so what do you do?

A.) Drop money on ads to drive more traffic
B.) Discount your products and run another sale, hoping volume will outweigh the decay in your profit margins
C.) Research how visitors use your site and make multiple, minor improvements to earn incremental gains that will have a massive impact on your bottom line 

 

William Harris of Dollar Hobbyz, a leading online hobby goods website, shares how he chose option C to improve site-wide conversion rates by over 15%, translating to several thousands of dollars per week. 

Or as he puts it, "Traffic is down, conversions are up, revenue is up = boss is happy."

 

Continue reading