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eCommerce marketing is what we do, which includes SEO, CRO, PPC, social, marketing automation, email, etc. The posts below are chock-full of useful eCommerce marketing tips, news, strategies and tactics. Enjoy!

Posted by Mike Belasco on March 21st, 2017

While Dashboards in Google Analytics are nice features, they really lack some significant functionality, such as displaying the percent change between two numbers (say traffic last month vs. this month). In addition, formatting is limited, and only two time periods can be compared at once. Using one of Inflow’s favorite and most used Google Sheets Read More

Posted by Kent Barton on January 31st, 2017
rewrite those category pages

  “Set it and forget it” is a facet of our modern, highly automated lives — but when it comes to optimizing your eCommerce site, it’s fraught with danger and lost opportunity. SEO is inherently a dynamic process. Although one-time improvements to your site can have lasting effects, a “one and done” approach typically creates a Read More

Posted by Alex Juel on January 17th, 2017
yahoo stores aabaco small business SEO

Yahoo was the first company to bring an eCommerce store platform to the general public in 1998 after purchasing Viaweb and renaming the product to Yahoo! Stores. It was later rebranded to Yahoo Small Business, then again rebranded in 2015 as Aabaco Small Business. Yahoo has been serving small business customers for more than 18 Read More

Posted by Keith Hagen on January 11th, 2017
inflow best practices for eCommerce sites

Who made the list and how Defining a “Best-in-Class” list may seem highly qualitative and opinionated, and to some degree it is. However to another degree, we recognized how uniquely qualified we are to compile such a list, and, in some ways, even feel obligated to do so in order to help eCommerce site stakeholders Read More

Posted by Sara Downey Robinson on December 13th, 2016
social commerce instagram ads

We’ve seen a record number of businesses using Instagram as a platform for direct and indirect sales opportunities this holiday season. Instagram has 500 million active monthly users. What’s great is that Instagram is now a live shopping site for some brands, and it’s likely a full rollout will make it a reality for all Read More

Posted by Tommy Bailey on December 6th, 2016
content marketing trends

Long gone are the days of developing content for content’s sake. Generic articles such as “10 Ways to ABC” or “8 Reasons to XYZ” don’t cut it with consumers any longer. Content marketing now, and in the future, must strive for a high level of relevancy, personalization and either solve a consumer’s problem or provide outstanding Read More

Posted by Mandy Mangold on October 18th, 2016
social ecommerce

The abundance of social media in everyday life is not slowing down, but rather becoming more consuming. We’ve now come to know the importance of keeping popular social media channels in your industry updated and well-kept, but what about the relationship between your website and social media channels? Social markup helps create a defined relationship Read More

Posted by Gina Kuzmick on September 29th, 2016
scaling product page copywriting

Product copywriting gets progressively more difficult with larger product selections. Oftentimes, this endeavor seems so overwhelming that eCommerce marketers have no idea where to start — and end up doing nothing. Just like how ignoring your bills at home won’t make them disappear, ignoring the ever-important task of reworking your product copy is not the Read More

Posted by Michael Kuehn on September 21st, 2016
5 ways to increase mobile conversions

The opportunity to attract and convert more mobile visitors is huge – within the last couple years Google is reporting more users and more searches coming from mobile than desktop, yet most sites we work with are still seeing more revenue coming from desktop, with mobile conversion rates generally less than half that of desktop. Read More

Posted by Mike Belasco on September 6th, 2016
Compare Marketing Automation Systems

Adding a marketing automation system to your eCommerce marketing arsenal is typically a worthwhile high ROI effort and is a mandatory part of Inbound Marketing for eCommerce. But given the plethora of marketing automation systems available, which is best for your business? [Marketing Technology Landscape Image by Scott Brinker at Chiefmartec.com] To answer that question, Read More