Increase Customer Conversion like a Pro– Lessons from Amazon

Amazon, the market leader in e-commerce, has come a long way since its beginning in 1995. Their business model set a precedent in the field, and even after all these years, they have managed to retain their dominance and stay above their competition. This has been made possible by the brand name built over the years, and also how they engage their customers and encourage them to return to their website for regular purchases. Upcoming online retailers can observe and

7 Brilliant concepts followed by Jeff Bezos and Jack Ma to succeed in ecommerce

“A real businessman or entrepreneur has no enemies. Once he understand this, the sky’s the limit.”– Jack Ma (Ma Yun), Founder and Chairman- Alibaba Group “Start with the customer and work backwards”– Jeff Bezos, Founder, Chairman & CEO- Amazon.com   The celebrity CEOs Mr. Jack Ma of Alibaba.com and Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com needs no further introduction. They are undoubtedly the most talented entrepreneurs that changed our perspective about ecommerce. What made these people different were the… decisions they took,

6 Growth Guaranteed Ecommerce Niches To Invest In 2015

2014 had been a great year for e-commerce entrepreneurs (not to mention the amazing holiday sale results that are coming out) and as per the reports things are going to get much more interesting in 2015. As e-commerce evolves, more and more promising niches or industries start sprouting and the possibilities hidden will be limitless. The following six industries are found to be the most promising among the lot, with massive growth potential. Hope you find them useful. Automotive An

7 Powerful Ecommerce Trends That Will Flourish In 2015

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As eCommerce sales soar year after year, there is no reason for entrepreneurs to hesitate while planning to enter or invest further in this industry. As the industry booms, the law of economics becomes applicable – “More the demand, more the supply”. Every year thousands of eCommerce sites are being launched to tap into the market and earn a fortune from this gold rush. However to win, the entrepreneurs need to address the biggest challenge in this industry i.e. to

Why Subscription Ecommerce Is Here To Stay, 2015 And Beyond

Subscription e-commerce is a unique business model with multiple benefits. Of late, the success and popularity of much-discussed companies like Birchbox and Dollar Shave Club showed us that just about any business selling fast moving, rapidly consumable physical goods that need replenishing can act on this trend. This led to a massive adoption of this business model for different niche categories. Different subscription business models have now become a sure bet for success if skilfully applied. The following reasons will give

5 Awesome Automotive Ecommerce Business Models To Watch Out For In 2015

The global automotive e-commerce industry involves the sale of automobiles and other retail activities, such as car parts, accessories etc. This industry still remains a huge market, yet to be capitalized by e-commerce entrepreneurs. The forecasted growth of global vehicle production is expected to exceed over 94 million in 2015. The research indicates that almost 80% of people around the world research online before buying their dream vehicle, unique accessories and associated parts. Such a scenario makes it more favourable

How to Handle Customer Service Rush This Holiday Season

With the biggest revenue quarter just around the corner, all retailers are preparing to put their best foot forward. Products are well stocked, irresistible offers are ready to tempt the shoppers, unique and special holiday-themed presentations are displayed both in e-commerce platform as well as offline stores. But often, the one element everyone forgets or overlooks – which is in fact the most crucial – is customer service. Customer service during peak seasons is often disappointing due to the following

How to increase your sales during Online Holiday shopping 2014 – Part 2

As you have read in part 1 of this blog there are several promotional methods that you can apply to increase sales this holiday season. Even though promotions will help you bring potential traffic, in order to complete the sales process you need to optimise your e-commerce portal and the whole system to make the most of the traffic thus generated. The following points cover some important aspects you have to consider in order to increase the efficiency of sales conversion

How to increase your sales during Online Holiday shopping 2014 – Part 1

National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts, the Holidays 2014 sales to exceed $617 billion and eMarketer predicts the eCommerce sales to reach $72.41 billion in the US alone. These figures are the biggest ever in the history of holiday sales. Being an aspiring retailer you should be eager to gain a major chunk of that opportunity.  The following points cover some must follow tips that will help you increase your sales and reap some serious profit this holiday season.   SEE

How To Prepare Your Site For Online Holiday Shopping 2014

Most retailers make at least 20% of their annual sales during the holiday season. It has been predicted that in the US alone, retail ecommerce will grow at least 16.6% this year. The typical holiday season of a year starts early to mid-November with the last-minute preparations for Thanksgiving, and goes all the way to mid/ late January of the following year. To cater to a shopper’s needs, retailers should be armed and ready much before the season commences. Thanks