Free-Shipping Strategies and Tips

Free shipping is a sure-fire way to knock a customer off the fence and into the checkout process. Of course, such an offer is not without its costs. That’s why when you decide to run a free shipping promotion, you need to make it count. Here are some smart ways to approach your next free shipping promotion to maximize ROI. More...

How to Boost Your Sales for Valentine's Day

As you may know, Valentine’s Day is one of the biggest shopping holidays of the year. Retailers both off and online are gearing up their operations to prepare for a surge of orders. The most popular categories of products include flowers, candies, jewelry, clothing, hobbies, electronics, travel, home décor, adult & lingerie, books, music, health, and even pets. Some people really go all out looking for the perfect gift – so even if you wouldn’t consider your products to be “romantic” you may still be able to capitalize on Valentine’s Day opportunities with the right preparation. Here are some quick tips you can use to boost your sales for Valentine’s Day. More...

Different Types of Shipping Offers

If you find your ecommerce sales dragging, a shipping promotion is a tried and true way to get your products moving again. To come up with a shipping promotion that works for your situation, you should consider the makeup of your customer base and logistics of your company. To help you come up with a great promotion, here are the three major types of shipping deals you could offer. More...

Why You Need to Work on Your Returns Policy

One of the main drawbacks about shopping online is that you can’t really “see” an item before you buy it. Unless you’ve been showrooming, you’re putting your trust in the online retailer that the item will meet your expectations when it arrives. That said, return policies are an important factor in the success of ecommerce businesses. Let’s look at why. More...

How to Make Your Subscription Service a Win-Win

Subscription-based ecommerce is a boon for users. Not only do they get the convenience of monthly shipments, but they get a reduced rate as well! Of course, lots of recurring orders are good for your sales projections. With some tweaks to your system, you can spread the love on to the fulfillment side of your business too. More...