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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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