Getting Your Online Store Prepared for Holiday Success (Part 1 of 3)Nov 3, 2016 by Jeff Brandimarte,
In case you missed it, the holiday season has officially commenced. Retailers are advertising their holiday specials and consumers will soon start their
Now is the time to get ready for an influx of sales, prepare your store, and get your proverbial ducks in a row before the holiday season goes full swing.
To help skyrocket your sales and ensure this is your most successful season yet, Ecwid put together this
Today we are highlighting how to get more potential buyers to your online store. Critical for holiday success. Coming up in the following weeks will be other great topics to make your holiday sales push as successful as can be. Keep an eye out for:
- Make That Sale — We will cover ways to convert traffic to sales with our favorite tools and features!
- Simplify Your Business — These recommendations will help you analyze results, get refunds and keep those books in order!
Part 1: Get More Customers
An essential part of any business is finding people who love your products and making sure you get their attention.
This is the first part of our holiday feature and will focus on getting as many potential buyers from various channels across the internet. Let’s get started!
SiteWit — Google Ads and Analytics
Digital advertising can be a great way to attract new customers to your store, but it can often be confusing to get started. We love SiteWit because they make it easy and cost effective!
SiteWit builds your business ads, ensures they appear in search results, delivers
Don’t let the stress of paid advertisements, branded keywords, search rankings, SEO and more of what may seem like technical jargon derail you this holiday season.
Let SiteWit do the heavy lifting this holiday season and beyond, so you can focus on sales!
Get SiteWit to create, manage and monitor your search campaigns in
Learn more: App of the Month: SiteWit
Around.io — Social Media Automation
If you’re a small business owner who anticipates juggling everything on your own or with a small team this holiday season, don’t forget what matters most — customer communication and engagement.
Around.io is an
Learn more: App of the Month: Around.io
Yotpo — Ratings and Reviews
One of the most underrated and effective ways to establish loyal customers and gain more shoppers is to enable online reviews.
Customer reviews and rates product an 18% uplift in sales, and buyers are 63% more likely to purchase from stores with trusted reviews! Prospective customers want to buy from a business they can trust. Get your current customers to provide reviews to validate your awesome products and services.
Here’s what you get with the free version:
Get Yotpo to start collecting reviews and boost your conversions today.
Learn more: How to Use Feedback to Sell Even More
Connect Your Store to Facebook and eBay
One of the most popular Ecwid features the ability to easily add a store to Facebook.
This simple, free feature is used by over 40,000 merchants and those using it see 15% higher sales than users without it enabled. Go get it today and boost sales immediately!
Learn more: How To Open An Online Shop on Facebook
eBay, the original online marketplace and one of the largest, provides an easy ability to reach new customers and create a brand new sales channel for your store.
Learn more: Sell on eBay with Ecwid
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