Mailchimp is the champion at email list management. You can sort and filter contacts in a hundred different ways and you can create dedicated campaigns based on contact’s interaction with your website and emails. But did you know that you can create landing pages with Mailchimp too? These come in pretty handy when you’re growing your email lists and running promotions for specific goals. If you’re unclear about landing pages and what they do, you…

Guest post by LeeLineInsourcing Dropshipping is a really popular business model in 2019. It’s very easy to get started because you don’t have to worry about product inventory, order fulfillment, and shipping. You set the price and market the product, and your supplier takes care of the rest. You need a reliable supplier and this can be difficult to find on the internet. If you are thinking about dropshipping, AliExpress is a good option.…

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Today, customer engagement is vital to expand and grow your business. Customer engagement can be defined in several ways, but ultimately it is an ongoing interaction between the customer and company. When approached correctly, a strong customer engagement strategy can not only lead to more sales but will also keep customers coming back for more.

Customer engagement can come in many forms, including marketing strategies, customer care, and even product enhancements that create a strong connection. However, not all engagement strategies are the same.

Email still matters in 2019. We might be living through the social media age, but email marketing remains a fantastic way for businesses to build their brands and stay in touch with their customers.

So it makes sense that you’ll be building your own email list, right? Problem is, building an email list isn’t exactly easy peasy. It takes time, effort and lots of knowledge. It’s well worth it, though, with research showing that returns on email as a business growth medium are extremely high.

Awesome, right?

Are you looking to switch your email marketing provider? Maybe you’ve heard about Klaviyo and are looking for similar options before you make a buying decision. In either case, I want to show you Klaviyo alternatives which offer similar features but differ across price, features or functionality, so you can choose an email marketing system best suited to your business. But first, here’s the rundown on Klaviyo: Klaviyo is a subscription-based, email marketing automation software…

Sending out personalized follow-ups right after your newly-baked customers make their first purchase or subscribe to your blog is a good practice.  According to research, relevant emails drive 9 times more revenue than broadcast mailings. However, it is a huge COMPLETE waste of time if you send your emails manually, one after another. Just imagine for a moment how many emails per day you’ll be doomed to send in a couple of years when your…

Congratulations! If you clicked on this article,  you’re pretty serious about dropshipping. You either have a store in place or you’re researching with intent. I congratulate you because you’ve embarked on an exciting experience with dropshipping, one that promises learning and money (if you do it right). A lot of people take up dropshipping to make money on the side. If you’re expecting to rake in the big bucks and win customers, it’s super critical…

It’s no big secret that SEO is difficult to master. The big search engines like Google are constantly tweaking algorithms to make it harder to beat the system. As a result, tactics that worked well today might very well flop tomorrow. It’s a game that we all have to play and the stakes are high. Even dropping to the second spot in the search results cuts your potential clicks from 32.5% to 17.6%. Third place…

One of the biggest questions I see come up with e-commerce store owners, is how do I get traffic to my e-commerce store? 

Perhaps the best way to answer that question is to look at how the big e-commerce giants like Macy.com, Nike.com, REI, and Zappos get their website traffic.

Please remember that these companies all started somewhere and didn’t have the amount of website traffic they have today, overnight. 

Building website traffic is part art and part science. Today I will share with you the different sources that these large e-commerce sites focus on and how they drive traffic to their websites.