Category E-commerce

August 26, 2016

On December 13th, 2011 wrote on the subject of E-commerce.

Why absolutely everything bad about shopping in the real world, can make YOU money this Christmas! »

Image Source I just think that not enough people are seeing the silver lining. Sure, they see the pouring rain right before they complain about catching a cold after trawling the high street for 5 hours on a Saturday. I think it’s great, maybe even a blessing, that people grumble about the horrific conditions – […]

On October 20th, 2011 wrote on the subject of E-commerce,Online Marketing,SEO.

Google Trusted Stores »

Trusted Stores is an ecommerce certification program that Google launched early in October. The idea behind the program is that it will give people more assurance in buying from online retailers. At the moment the program is still in beta those ecommerce stores that attain Google qualification will be able to add a badge to […]

How to create the perfect return-customer! »

If you take a look at what you eat, where you shop or even what you wear, you’ll discover that the most effective brands and businesses in your life are successful because of their ability to keep you trapped in their rotating doors. You’ll buy that same beverage maybe twice a week, and go to […]

On September 9th, 2010 wrote on the subject of Development,E-commerce,Internet Marketing,Online Marketing,SEO.

Essential viewing for tips on keeping product pages fresh »

Following Caffeine and Mayday updates to Google’s algorithm it is more essential than ever that internal pages on websites are kept as fresh as possible with new content.  It is no longer enough just to have an exciting homepage with frequently refreshed content: this now needs to be replicated throughout your site. Google will reward […]

On August 25th, 2010 wrote on the subject of E-commerce,Inspiration.

Virtual online dressing rooms »

The bane of every online Clothing retailer’s life is RETURNS. On average, the return rate is 11% for t-shirts; 25-35% for casual wear; and over 40% for fitted fashions. The return rate is higher for more expensive items. In countries like Germany, the average return rate for clothing is even higher – around 60 %. Most […]

On August 17th, 2010 wrote on the subject of E-commerce.

Increase Conversion rates – advanced techniques »

I spend a lot of my time going round E-commerce conferences picking up new ideas and tidbits for improving e-commerce sites.  Nearly everyone is offering software that will increase conversion rates.  It’s tempting to think that if one were to buy into all of them that conversion rates would run at 100%! This article is […]

On August 17th, 2010 wrote on the subject of E-commerce,Technology,Web Technology.

4 more ways to increase conversion rates »

This article is aimed at people new to e-commerce. It covers some of the basics of ensuring that your website maximises conversion rates. It should also be read alongside  12 quick ways to increase conversion rates. For more experienced e-commerce managers please see this article on advanced techniques for increasing conversion rates. 1) Minimized Navigation […]

On July 22nd, 2010 wrote on the subject of E-commerce,Industry News,Software.

A glimpse into the future of E-tailing over and beyond traditional e-commerce »

Future of e-tailing – examples are only availabe in the US at the moment but by reading this you are getting ahead of the curve!