Online Shopping

Online shopping or e-shopping is a form of electronic commerce which allows consumers to directly buy goods or services from a seller over the Internet using a web browser. Alternative names are: e-web-store, e-shop, e-store, Internet shop, web-shop, web-store, online store, online storefront and virtual store. Mobile commerce (or m-commerce) describes purchasing from an online retailer's mobile optimized online site or app.An online shop evokes the physical analogy of buying products or services at a bricks-and-mortar retailer or shopping center; the process is called business-to-consumer (B2C) online shopping.
Posts about Online Shopping
  • The New ABC’s of Retail: Always Be Connecting

    … Brick and mortar retail outlets still drive a lot of purchasing power to their stores – and it won’t be going away anytime soon. But behaviors are changing, requiring the internal sales strategy within stores to build better relationships and experiences with their customers to ensure they keep coming back. This infographic from DirectBuy…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 10 readers -
  • Ecommerce Load Speed and Mobile UX Platform Comparison [INFOGRAPHIC]

    … for can directly impact how fast or slowly their pages load. E-retailers lose up to $4 TRILLION dollars each year via shopping cart abandonment, and one of most frequent causes for cart abandonment is a slow checkout process. Avoiding a Slow Checkout Flow You can control checkout flow to an extent by limiting the amount of information customers…

    Growmap- 18 readers -
  • Month in Numbers: November 2015

    … Black Friday and Cyber Monday dominated our digital world in November, never mind the usual mad rush preparing sites and business strategies for online Christmas shopping. November’s Month in Numbers looks at forecasts for online spend in the UK related to Christmas, the ever-improving results for businesses who advertise on Facebook and other…

    Attacat of Edinburghin EMail- 8 readers -
  • Cyber Monday Emails: Small and Targeted Wins the Race

    … According to eDatasource, most of Cyber Monday 2015 email activity began the Saturday before. And, as expected, the best-performing emails were sent to relatively small and targeted percentages of email lists. eDatasource reports seeing just over 3,000 Cyber Monday campaigns starting that day, with read rates in excess of 10%. Of those: — 22…

    Movable Ink Blogin EMail- 11 readers -
  • Cyber Monday Madness – Is Your eStore Ready?

    … It seems like the retail world has a laser focus on Black Friday. But the shift to online shopping gives eStores the perfect opportunity to grab their portion of the holiday shopping madness: the once-a-year sale that every savvy shopper awaits. But is your eStore really ready to dominate on Cyber Monday? Because it’s not enough to be open…

    Growmap- 7 readers -
  • 5 Trends Shaping the Digital Travel Customer Experience (Infographic)

    … The travel industry is one of many that have been disrupted by digital innovations. More consumers are turning to online marketplaces to review their options and book travel. An infographic from SDL, a provider of customer experience management solutions, outlines how travel trends are shaping the future of the digital shopping experience…

    AllFacebook- 17 readers -
  • How to Identify a Hungry Market For Your Next Digital Product

    … ideal customer. Her pain points are being stressed, being overweight, and worrying about her relationship. I’m guessing they’re all tied together and linked back to being a bit overweight. It can put tremendous stress on relationships and the health of the individual. Product Design So if we were to design a product around the needs of our ideal…

    Famous Bloggersin How To's- 20 readers -
  • How Online Shopping and Shipping Behavior is Evolving in 2015

    …) and the study shows that double-digit changes in online shopping behavior continue to be the norm. Highlights from the UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper Shopping Small and Local – New in this year’s study, most consumers (93%) shop at small retailers. 61% shopped at these locations because they offer unique products, 49% couldn’t find what they needed…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin How To's- 14 readers -
  • How eBay is Leading The e-Commerce Marketing Revolution

    … that by crosschecking previously disparate data sets, new insights would follow. Results thus far have been staggering. Insights and models built from Customer DNA resulted in incremental sales in the first half of 2014. “Customer DNA is becoming the backbone for eBay.” – Patrick Hildebrand, Director, eBay ß Text box With enhanced data-driven marketing capabilities…

    Relevancein EMail How To's- 5 readers -
  • 3 Challenges Faced by Enterprise SEOs in 2015

    … Equivalency – measurement of column inches – are long behind us. Circulation is fine, but SEOs are pros at measuring eyeballs. What’s more, letting PR teams know how much their placements contribute to the bottom line using conversions in analytics will help them make a case for the things they need. In return, your PR colleagues are often the gatekeepers…

    Stephen Kenwright/ Search Engine Watch- 10 readers -
  • Why Mobile Web Still Matters in 2015

    … Online shopping in general is a good indicator of the trend of traffic shifting to mobile, with a case in point. Amazon's shares of visits from mobile and desktop are almost equal, with desktop responsible for 51 percent of all visits. September even saw more visits from mobile devices, with mobile traffic increasing by 8 percent…

    Search Engine Watch- 5 readers -
  • 7 Tactics to Increase Your Holiday Shopping Sales

    … of showroomers and provide a mobile-only offering to keep the purchase within your store! Speaking of mobile, be sure to deploy mobile-ready coupons. Texting clubs are still a great way to push discounts to your customers, start one and offer some coupons throughout the holidays. Take advantage of the shopping season and start a long-term sweepstakes for your email subscribers so they stay subscribed and active on the offer emails you’re sending out. © 2014 DK New Media. …

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 9 readers -
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