Linda Bustos

About Linda Bustos

E-Mail: linda.bustos@elasticpath.com

Bio: As Director of Ecommerce Research at Elastic Path, Linda Bustos is the author of the Get Elastic Ecommerce Blog and provides consulting services to some of the most exciting ecommerce companies in the world. Linda has helped Get Elastic land a coveted spot on the AdAge Power 150 and become one of the top 10 marketing blogs in Canada. Get Elastic is also recognized as the #1 Ecommerce Blog according to PostRank and with a daily readership of over 20,000, is the most subscribed ecommerce blog on the ‘Net. Linda’s articles have appeared in Mobile Marketer, CMO Magazine, E-Marketing + Commerce, and Search Marketing Standard, and she has provided expert opinion to Inc Magazine, Entrepreneur, Time, the New York Times and Forbes. She is a frequent speaker at industry events, including Shop.org Merchandising Workshop, XCommerce, Conversion Conference, and Affiliate Management Days. Previously, Linda has been named one of DMNews’ 30 Direct Marketers Under 30 for her contribution to the marketing community through Get Elastic.


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Shoppable Video: Hit or Miss?

Shoppable video isn’t new (Get Elastic first covered Youtube’s efforts to support click-to-buy for brands in January, 2009). And despite its potential pros, only a handful of brands and online retailers have experimented with it. So is shoppable ...
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4 Ways to Collect More Customer Information

Required for effective personalization is knowing thy visitor. You can infer intent by referral campaigns and keywords, on-site searches, site navigation, wishlist activity and cart contents. Or segment customers based on profile information, device ...

The World Cup of Ecommerce [Infographic]

Last post we looked at some data from the e-tailing group’s Annual Merchant Survey. Baynote combined scores from the survey into a soccer-themed infographic in the run up to the World Cup final. Enjoy! Click to enlarge infographic Highlights 42% ...
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Cart Abandonment is Rising: 5 Tips For Cart Recovery

According to the e-tailing group’s 2014 Annual Merchant Survey, the trend is towards higher reported cart abandonment behavior compared to 2013. It’s roughly 50/50 split among the 100 retailers studied who enjoy sub-50% abandonment rate and ...
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Geolocated Personalization Test Lifts Conversion 12%

A couple weeks ago, we covered an advanced personalization tactic: geolocated weather targeting. Burton Snowboards tested geolocated weather messaging on its home page, and found an 11.6% uptick in conversion. Hat tip to Get Elastic reader Cheryl Jones ...
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