Earlier this year, ecommerce writer Drew Sanocki approached more than 30 retail experts with the following question: What is the biggest opportunity in ecommerce right now? The result was a spectacular post series that’s well worth reading. For the benefit of ecommerce retailers/marketers who may be too busy to read all of it, we’ve put together a summarized infographic version for easy-scanning. [...]
When you start off in eCommerce (or if you’ve been doing it for a while), you will realize how important quality marketing is to keep the pipeline of traffic going to your site. It is very likely that initially you will be relying mostly on organic, unpaid media to keep it afloat. Thus, most of your efforts might be around blogging, Facebook & Twitter posts, video and all other kinds of content marketing.
This comes with 3 main challenges:
Being creative on demand.Coming up with topics for your marketing campaigns often.Do so at a volume that makes a difference and works for an ecommerce business. It has to be scalable in volume to bring home the bacon, so to speak.
Imagine if you could make one simple tweak to your website, and see an instant boost in email subscribers. Or even better: What if there were 17 of these tweaks… …and each of them could generate more leads for your business? You’d probably be pumped to read about them. Lucky for you, that’s exactly what […]
I’ve made some progress so far but am really stuck trying to validate a SaaS product idea. I know the best validation is paying customers but am scared of reaching out and potentially having to restart the process if it doesn’t pan out; I share insights about the construction industry, how others validated their SaaS products, how to ship an MVP for SaaS, highs and lows these past 2 weeks and more.
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