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Website Trading – mistakes to avoid

Trading your Ecommerce website is a challenging day to day requirement for all businesses but it can be fraught with dangers and pitfalls which may negatively impact on your sales. There is a multitude of housekeeping to be done to keep on top of this day to day trading however below I have listed just more »


7 Ecommerce Ecommerce KPIS your business should be tracking

In any ecommerce business, it is essential to know exactly which KPIs need to be tracked to ensure you are tracking your business growth against the budget you have allocated to the channel. This will enable you and your management team to easily see that the investment allocated to the channel is working and that more »


Email automation driving incremental sales of 20%

Email automation is a great tool in retail and it still surprises me how many businesses I come across that do not not utilise the power of their CRM platforms and continue to send out blanket email campaigns and offers to their full database. By not digging down into the data and understanding their customer more »


2018 end of year ECommerce review

End of year reviews are essential in any business and moreso when working in what I like to call “brand recovery” environments i.e. where the focus of the year’s trading is to overhaul and reverse a decline in performance. A recent client of mine was in just such a position – with YOY decline due more »


Email Database increase by 40% in 6 months!

I recently came across some work I did for a previous client (Notcutts) which I thought I would post to show how I managed to grow their database by 40% by implementing a multichannel data capture campaign. Notcutts are a well established chain of national garden centres with turnover around £60 million. Their office is more »


Local SEO presence improved by 500%

When working with retailers, I consider the full Omni Channel setup and particularly if they are appearing in local search – ie how easily does one companies results appear at a local level if, for example they have local stores?  In my experience, this is one area small to medium  sized retailers either do not more »


Delivering double digit growth with 18% less website traffic

Retail in 2018 as we all know has been challenging for many companies. Lack of demand, poor footfall and reduced appetite for the high street has affected UK retailers – with mnay having to invest more and more to get those new customers and repeat demand. However what happens when you work in a sector more »


Bounce rate reduction of 32% with a website redesign

Bounce rate is a metric most companies keep an eye on and try to reduce as best they can – basically it is the percentage amount of sessions which are hitting your website and leaving (ie bouncing). Reducing bounce rate is one of the goals of every website as it means more traffic are engaging more »


5 key Digital Transformation Challenges

This year has been a tough one for retail as we all know with high street challenge on footfall, revenue growth, challenging business models and poor growth. All in all, it’s an Annus Horribilus for retail on the high street. This got me thinking about change in business and in particular business (and staff) aptitude more »

selling digital strategy internally

Selling your Digital Marketing Strategy to senior management

One of the most challenging aspects of implementing any new digital strategy within an organisation is selling your vision into senior management. YOU know what needs to be done however how do you simplify and concentrate on just a few quick wins? You have already considered all the other main requirements for your new digital strategy such more »


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