Optimizely participated in the eTail West event in Palm Springs this year, where the main focus concerned how retailers are using technology in innovative ways to exceed shopper expectations. With that in mind, we wanted to highlight three takeaways from what we learned at the conference that retailers like yourself could put into action. Focus on Each […]
Too many ecommerce companies create content for the sake of creating content, mostly because their competitors do. There’s seldom a serious plan behind content publishing and hence it rarely makes any difference in terms of traffic and conversions. This guide will help you plan content creation with purpose, i.e. publish content that will drive actual […]
Why retailers need to focus on the online user experience Ecommerce is the fastest growing retail market in Europe and with growth expected to reach £215.38 billion in 2017, it is becoming pivotal for online brands to keep their customers engaged throughout the entire shopping experience. Optimizely recently conducted a survey of over 3,500 consumers […]
As a retailer, you’re quite familiar with calls to personalize your site in order to optimize the customer experience and supercharge sales. Read on for statistics that highlight both the opportunities and challenges in online retail, along with best practices and tips for how to address them.
In an increasingly challenging and fast-moving retail environment, organizations are looking for every opportunity to reduce cost and risk while improving the end-to-end customer experience.
Given the disruption created by online pure players, how can traditional retailers maximize the value of the multi-channel model of customer engagement and also gain new levels of agility and innovation, from introducing new products through to marketing?
If you’re an ecommerce business owner and want to increase your conversion rates and profits you’re in the right place. In this post you’ll learn how to increase your ecommerce conversions using exit intent polls and a proven process for optimization.
First let’s learn the mindset you need to grow your ecommerce business.
As the Senior Retail Customer Success Manager at Optimizely, it’s my job to understand what is most impactful to my clients’ businesses and how to achieve their goals. Through working with many brands on their e-commerce sites, I’ve seen first-hand how companies are staying on their toes in the evolving marketplace and growing revenue as a result: by optimizing all aspects of their site through testing and personalizing.
The average consumer visiting a website has an attention span of 8 seconds. Put another way, you have 8 seconds to capture someone’s attention when they land on site. Besides compelling content, great photography and snappy headlines, there are a number of other factors that contribute to the rate at which your site converts browsers into buyers. In this infographic, we share 30 ideas to increase your retail store’s e-commerce conversion rate by removing friction from key areas like landing pages, homepage and checkout funnel.
Ever-changing consumer preferences and online shopping behaviors present a challenge that many leading retail businesses are tackling with optimization strategies.
In light of today’s kick-off at eTail West, we’re sharing 5 retail case studies from Revolve, Sony, Trunk Club, Blu Dot, and Smartwool that reveal how retailers are using Optimizely to increase revenue and e-commerce conversion rate.
If you’re running a successful e-commerce store, you’d already have staked out multiple marketing channels – email marketing, PPC ads, social media content, retargeting, YouTube videos. But have you considered running a referral program?
Let’s go through the process of optimizing a referral program to maximize profitability and brand awareness.