Ecommerce product photography tips

Product Photography Tips: How to Take Ecommerce Pictures that Sell

You have built a web shop, and now it’s time to add all the products. After considering product names, categories and attributes, it’s time to make them as visually presentable as possible. Of course, we’re talking about product photography. Regardless of how great your product is in real life, it’s only as good as the photo that your potential customers will see when browsing your online store. Ideal product photos show the product, well-lit, on a white background with plenty…
ecommerce bounce rate

7 Ways to Reduce the Bounce Rate on your eCommerce Website

Bounce rate measures the percentage of users who leave your application after visiting only one page. For some websites, this isn’t a great metric; service-based businesses, for example, often have a contact box that a user can fill out without ever clicking off the initial page. For most eCommerce stores, however, bounce rate is an important metric that, when improved, will also improve your conversion rate. Your eCommerce bounce rate can easily be improved with small improvements to your website. Seven…
Shopping Cart Abandonment

5 Ways to Fix Shopping Cart Abandonment

Every day, you lose the majority of your sales. Shopping cart abandonment affects every store online, yet the majority of store owners do nothing about it. Baymard measures the abandonment rate for eCommerce stores as 68.543%. This means that for every $32 in purchases your store receives, another $68 is abandoned by customers. I’ve outlined a list of five actionable tips that will put you on the way to recovering the revenue you deserve. Eliminate Unexpected Costs-- 57% of customers…

Choosing the Right eCommerce Platform for an Online Store

One of the most frequent questions we get at FarShore comes from entrepreneurs asking how to start an online store. This is understandable - choosing the right platform for your business will enable success. Likewise, choosing the wrong platform can leave you without the proper capabilities to fulfill orders or add new website features. Below, I have compiled four of the most popular eCommerce solution provider options. Shopify With its recent IPO, Shopify is taking the eCommerce world by storm.…
SEO for Beginners Part III: Maintenance

SEO for Beginners Part III: Maintenance

The process described in parts one and two of this guide is dynamic—in order to stay relevant, keywords and processes need to be consistently updated. Below, we've highlighted some things to keep in mind as you continue on your SEO journey. 1. Keyword Trends- Use Google Trends to stay relevant and have content related to what people are searching. This can be in two ways: at-the-moment analysis, and planned trends. At the moment analysis is best for blog posts: if,…