Web Optimization

How Retailers Can Use AI to Optimize Messaging and Create Relevancy
June 27, 2023 at 10:04 am

Today’s e-commerce customers are overwhelmed. Across every part of the shopping journey, retailers are fighting for shoppers’ attention, trying not only to sell them products, but also to convince them to take actions that will drive additional revenue. Whether they’re asking customers to sign up for a credit card, download an app, enroll in a…

Common Mistakes to Avoid in Online Retail Accessibility
June 13, 2023 at 10:15 am

If you ask someone about their week, you’re unlikely to hear a story about a retail experience — and that’s exactly how it should be. With some exceptions, we mostly want our shopping experiences to be as invisible as possible. Sometimes, it really is about the destination. For many people with disabilities, online shopping can…

Caution: Slow Sites Negatively Impact Brand Loyalty, SEO Rankings
May 10, 2023 at 3:31 pm

E-commerce experiences on mobile, desktops and browsers are becoming more innovative and engaging by the day. Retailers have transitioned from delivering simple pages with a few static images to brand pages with 360-degree spinning videos that highlight product nuances. Businesses are also testing virtual try-on tools, personalizing content, presenting shoppable videos for live streams, etc.,…

Struggling to Convert Social Media Traffic? Try These 4 Advanced CRO Tactics
April 26, 2023 at 1:17 pm

Converting social media traffic can be frustrating for online retailers. Consumers are spending more time and attention than ever on social channels, but traffic doesn't pay the bills. Converting social followers into paying customers is where the challenge lies. Why are conversion rates from social lower, and what can you do to change this? We…

3 Tactics for Growing Revenue Using Data-Driven Search and Discovery
March 29, 2023 at 1:55 pm

Amid economic turbulence, many retailers are revamping their marketing strategies to try and bring in more customers. However, increasing advertising spend is not the end-all-be-all solution to boosting their bottom lines. Instead, they can increase their revenue by more effectively capitalizing on the customer interactions they already have on their e-commerce platforms and outperforming competitors.…

5 Ways E-Commerce Experiences Must Evolve to Succeed Among Economic Uncertainty
March 21, 2023 at 12:26 pm

The economic downturn is dramatically impacting consumer budgets, making shoppers think twice about their spending. This puts pressure on e-commerce merchants to adapt their online shopping experiences to maximize profitable conversions. Meeting this challenge requires a focus on five key areas: 1. Enhance e-commerce site search with dynamic ranking and merchandising. With every cent counting…

How Forever 21 Accelerated its E-Commerce Growth
March 16, 2023 at 10:53 am

We’ve all done it: We get to that point of finishing our purchase and we’re presented with the choice of checking out as a guest or creating an account with the retailer. Some part of us knows that we should just create the account — but then we hesitate. The form, the fields, the time,…

6 Critical Lessons for IT Teams to Improve Internet Resilience
March 13, 2023 at 12:14 pm

The internet is becoming ever more complex and challenging. An outage can happen to anyone at any time. For e-commerce companies, it means a standstill of business. Recent estimates put revenue loss of outages to Amazon.com at $220,318 per minute. You can’t fully prevent them, but your IT team can take measures to proactively reduce…

Don’t Let Economic Uncertainty Get You Down: 3 Ways E-Commerce Businesses Can Continue to Thrive
March 1, 2023 at 4:52 pm

For the last few years, retailers have been bracing for the economy to take another downturn. With talks of a recession looming and layoffs permeating nearly every industry, it’s important for retailers to understand how to protect their businesses and persevere through financial uncertainty. Fortunately, even if inflation continues to rise and spending drops off, consumers will still…

How to Establish a Resilient E-Commerce Strategy
February 20, 2023 at 9:38 am

Many online retailers will look to keep customer experience (CX) at the core of their e-commerce strategy in 2023. And with rising consumer expectations, this priority is a step in the right direction. As customer expectations increase, so does the pressure to ensure optimal web performance. When an online retailer provides a fast, seamless and…