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The Science of Ecommerce Eye Tracking: Your 2017 ‘Vision’ Shouldn’t Be Your Own

The Science of Ecommerce Eye Tracking: Your 2017 ‘Vision’ Shouldn’t Be Your Own

Ecommerce Eye Tracking

No matter how 2016 ended -- on a world-dominating high or soul-crushing low -- 2017 is upon us. And that means getting clear about your ecommerce vision.

Unfortunately ... most of us go looking for our vision in the wrong place.

Instead of staring at yourself, the right ecommerce vision has to be centered on where your visitors, leads, and customers “look.” In other words: the science of eye tracking.

To hit 2017 running, let's zero in on the golden rule, the failed best practices, and the hidden gems of ecommerce eye tracking ...

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Product Listing Ads [Gifographic]: How to Increase ROAS & Sales

Product Listing Ads [Gifographic]: How to Increase ROAS & Sales

Product Listing Ads [Gifographic].

With online ad spend at an all-time high -- $32.7 billion during the first half of 2016 alone -- two things are obvious.

First, competition is fierce. And second, even if it's working now, simply doing more of the same ... won't work for long.

Enter product listing ads.

PLAs don't just have higher clickthrough rates than other PPC channels ... they dramatically shorten the funnel from search to sale, if they're done right.

To guide you into ROAS and sales dominance, we partnered with KlientBoost to create the world's first PLA gifographic. This is gonna be good ...

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Gift Wrapping in Ecommerce: How to Boost AOV This Holiday Season

Gift Wrapping in Ecommerce: How to Boost AOV This Holiday Season

How would you react if I told you that there is a relatively easy add-on service that is able to drive 50% net margin per item? 

Well, there really is such an add-on service — gift wrapping! The beauty of it is that besides actually helping your bottom line, in the eyes of the customer you could be the company that is ready to go the extra mile to save them hassle. 

To properly understand and assess what goes into offering a gift wrapping option online, we’re going to be looking at everything you need to consider when thinking about offering this service. Enjoy. 

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How Channelling “Your Inner Ten-Year-Old” Is the Secret to Brandon Steiner’s $50 Million Empire

How Channelling “Your Inner Ten-Year-Old” Is the Secret to Brandon Steiner’s $50 Million Empire

For almost thirty years, Steiner Sports has thrived in an industry fraught with knockoffs, price confusion, and broken dreams. 

They’ve not only built a $50 million empire playing on the same field as ecommerce Goliaths like Ebay and Amazon … 

They’ve also learned how to earn the trust of mega-influencers like Derrick Jeter, Victor Cruz, and Eli Manning ... all without losing sight of their customers. 

So what's Brandon Steiner’s secret? 

Hint: it’s about channeling your “inner 10-year-old” … 

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How Jones Soda Saved Itself from a Decade of Unprofitability and $58 Million in Losses

How Jones Soda Saved Itself from a Decade of Unprofitability and $58 Million in Losses

How Jones Soda Saved Itself from a Decade of Unprofitability

The road to success is rarely as clean as the myths and the legends.

Even massive wins are no guaranteed of continued boom.

In 2006, Jones Soda hit $39 million on annual revenue. They were media darlings — everyone from Fast Company to Inc. to Entrepreneur to Bloomberg News.

And then, everything fell apart.

Over nine years without a profit, laying off 40% of their workforce, and getting delisted from NASDAQ were just a few of the highlights (or rather, lowlights).

This is the true story of their rise from dead ...

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Conversion Rate Optimization: What Everyone Gets Wrong and How to Do It Right

Conversion Rate Optimization: What Everyone Gets Wrong and How to Do It Right

Talk of “conversion rate optimization” is everywhere.

The benefits are huge. And so are the mistakes.

Thankfully, getting CRO right comes down to avoiding just seven "wrongs" you or your team might be committing.

Unleashing the power of CRO isn't as easy as changing the color of your "Buy" button and then retiring to St. Barts.

But it's also not dark magic.

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Supply Chain Optimization: How to Develop a World-Class Logistics Network

Supply Chain Optimization: How to Develop a World-Class Logistics Network

 

Companies with world-class supply chains have learned that supply chain optimization is not about air freight, or warehouses or delivery routes separately. Optimization means that you're looking at the supply system as a whole and optimizing the system and not only parts of it.

It's this change in how to think about supply chains that has allowed companies like Apple to dominate markets and save money all at the same. To learn how You can too, read this article.

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How to Be Successful When Success Is the Problem

How to Be Successful When Success Is the Problem

How to Be Successful … When Success Is the Problem

Plenty of people talk about how to become successful … but few talk about the dark side of what happens next. 

According to Ed Catmull, President of Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, something profoundly strange happens when a person discovers how to be successful.

Success becomes the problem. 

The only way to combat it is to learn how to save yourself from your own success …

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The Plague of Ecommerce Return Rates and How to Maintain Profitability

The Plague of Ecommerce Return Rates and How to Maintain Profitability

The Plague of Ecommerce Return Rates, Industry Benchmarks, and How to Maintain Profitability

Your sales aren’t really sales. Not until the buyer decides to keep it. 

For online shoppers … that’s becoming rare. 

Already, ecommerce returns are double in-store rates. During the holiday season, those rates triple. And for luxury items, they can total ~50% of all orders.

That’s why we’ve created this guide — backed by industry-wide benchmarks and proprietary data from hundreds of thousands of Shopify merchants — to help you make returns a competitive advantage ... 

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