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5 eCommerce Tools for 2019

Guest post by Competera

In 2018, E-Commerce Sales made up almost 12% of global retail sales, and its growth is projected to reach a staggering 17.5% in 2021. As online shopping becomes more popular and widespread, sellers engage in fierce competition for the customer’s attention. Today we are taking a look at must-have e-tailers’ munition to win the battle for traffic and conversion.

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9 Easy Tips For Improving Your eCommerce Email Marketing

So much of business is handled over the internet these days. The world of eCommerce is booming and it’s not hard to see why that is: the world is online nowadays, and it represents an excellent opportunity for business, with the ability to sell to people who, previously, you would never have been able to connect with. One of the multitude of tools available to you, as the operator of an eCommerce brand, is email marketing. Email marketing is a unique way to market your products and services. It allows you to talk directly with your individual clients and gives you unlimited opportunities to boost your sales. However, getting it right can be deceptively difficult. 

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Using Analytics to Understand Customer Needs

Data, data, data everywhere but not a bit to use. Well, that’s not true, but it’s partially correct. Businesses have plenty of data to understand their customer needs, but with so much data it’s hard to determine what is useful or not. Digesting and analyzing the data your business collects can be the difference between success or failure. Breaking the data into channels first can help simplify the process and allow your teams to draw better conclusions. Let’s take a look at the three most common channels.

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Why Marketing Automation is Vital to Your eCommerce Business

You’ve probably been hearing this for a while. 

Marketing Automation is the solution to every small or bigger business that is struggling with the infinite marketing workflow.

Over the last decade, marketing technology has evolved in accordance with the needs of the marketers. And two of the main pain points each marketer is facing are lack of time and multitasking.

Marketing Automation aims to simplify the overcomplicated processes, release some pressure from their already packed calendar and build a cost-effective marketing strategy. To further understand this let's take a quick look at the benefits of Marketing Automation for your eCommerce business! 

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5 Free eCommerce Marketing Strategies

There can be little doubt of how important marketing is to grow a business. Companies both big and small plug a great deal of their capital into their marketing in an effort to extending their reach. But even when you’ve poured money into your marketing, there isn’t always a guarantee that there will be a return.

The internet is creating many opportunities for cost-efficient marketing, however. Well-crafted digital content and innovative customer engagement strategies already outrank TV ads in terms of reach. In addition, the costs associated are constantly decreasing as the skills involved become more widespread.

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Tips to Improve Your Online Store Revenue with Cross-Selling and Upselling

Amazon turns 25 years old this year, and the e-commerce giant already commands over 37% of the online sales market. Within three years, estimates put that figure at 50%. While your online venture probably won't reach these heights, this is a massive market with plenty of room for new entry and growth.

It's fast-moving, though. It's not enough anymore to just offer up your wares on a static web page and hope that someone comes along to enter their payment information. The company's that survive and thrive in the online space are those that continue to innovate and expand.

One of the ways that you can do this is to offer more products and services to current and potential customers. You can accomplish this through a systematic program of upselling and cross-selling.

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SMX is Coming to London. Get Your Tickets 15% Cheaper with MageCloud!

May 21-22, 2019
LONDON, UK

SMX is a conference created by marketers just for marketers and thus can't be missed by serious marketers. It’s a gathering of some of the biggest names in the industry to share the latest techniques, updates, and technologies to help you achieve more in your online marketing. 

You definitely should attend this event to listen and learn from some of the world’s top experts. If you’re planning a visit, don’t forget to make use of our MageCloud special 15% discount code below

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How To Decide Which Features To Use When Building Your Magento Website?

Guest post by TemplateMonster 

Living nowadays, you can’t deny that digital progress develops every day. Every single season, modern technologies become even more creator-friendly. For these simple reasons, these days, building a top-notch website is as easy as falling off a horse. As a result, website creation becomes an absolutely code-free process. Nowadays, you won’t need to have any special skills to manage the desired website and that’s pretty cool! However, there are so many voguish design elements and trendy functions… So, how can you choose between them?

As you can see, new web design trends appear every month and I bet you don’t need all of them! In this post, I selected the most lucrative UI components and website features from top-rated Magento themes. All of them were designed for Magento-based online projects, so let’s see how you can improve your website.

Before we get started, let me say that many of my personal tips would work for all the platforms. So what are the main points to take care of? Let’s see!

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Beginnings Are Tough - 4 Ways to Build Trust With Your New eCommerce Customers in 2019

Guest post by Magneto

When we start an eCommerce business and going to unveil an eCommerce website soon, we used to dream a good return over our investments of time, money, and tons of resources. We assume some sizable amount of traffic, the high rate of conversion, and a lot of revenue.

Unfortunately, all dreams are never converted into reality unless you have completed enough groundwork for it. When you apply many wise advise available on the web, you miss a key fact to realize before initiating a single step ahead.

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