Tag archive for: marketing
For online retailers, summer tends to be a quiet period - customers are usually thinking about everything else other than spending their time on the Internet. However, September is approaching fast and with it, many seasonal promotions will pop up throughout the last quarter of the year: back-to-school, Halloween and Christmas, for example. So instead of trying hard to maintain your sales and invest all your efforts in summer promotions, benefit from the slow August to look ahead, review your shop and plan for the upcoming seasons. Here are a couple of things you can do to get yourself prepared for the last and most intense shopping quarter of the year:
Apple, Nike, Sony - these are examples of brands that are firmly anchored in the minds of virtually all consumers worldwide. Also, small online shops can work on their branding to remain in the memory of their customers and to convey their own identity.
For many online merchants, the main focus is on attracting new customers to their shop. Just as important, however, is getting visitors to come back. This is where the Cleverpush app comes in, making it easy to send push notifications.
Through YouTube and social networks, a new method of marketing has emerged in recent years: Companies can directly reach their target group with influencers. More importantly, this works perfectly even with a small budget.
Why do customers buy? Is the attractiveness of an offer the only trigger for a positive buying decision? Are there further triggers that make customers hit the call-to-action button? Are there perhaps even certain motives, feelings or rules behind it? And if so, what are the psychological conversion boosters?
You have set up your online store, uploaded products and written product descriptions? Congratulations, your website is now open for business! But how to get your first customer, your first sale? We know that the beginnings are not always easy. Therefore we would like to present you a list of marketing ideas that will enable you to make your store known online and offline.
Experience has shown that creating “personas” can be extremely useful. These are fictional characters meant to represent a particular set of customers. In this article, we show you how to create personas for your online shop.
“Who is my target audience?” This question is one that merchants should ideally consider before they even open their online shop. Admittedly, it can be hard to come up with the right answer, particularly to start with. Even so, it remains a worthwhile exercise. You should therefore make time initially to think about your target audience in some detail. In this article, we provide you with further relevant background information and suggest some ways in which you can get to know your target audience better.
For you as an online merchant, acquiring customers for your shop is one of the most exciting tasks. There are many marketing channels available for directing potential customers to your shop. But which of them are the most promising ones and are worth the effort?
Google My Business allows you to present your physical store directly on Google. This has many benefits and can drive new customers to your online shop as well. Larissa Murillo from MarketGoo lets you know in this guest article what you should pay attention to when creating your Google My Business page.