Why People Use Ad Blockers And How they Impact Businesses

The ad-driven business model of internet plagues users with unwanted advertisements. Weary of these distractions, people use ad blockers to regulate the quality of their browsing experience. According to a survey from Visual Objects: Most people with ad blockers have used them for more than a year Ad blockers are most frequently used on desktops Visual Objects’ research suggests that ad blocker technology is pivotal to a quality online experience among an increasingly tech-savvy population. Businesses need to be aware of ad blockers’ effects on their websites and overall digital marketing strategies. Understanding why people use ad blockers can help […]

Read More

How eCommerce Marketers Use Storytelling in Their Social Media Branding Strategies

To build a successful eCommerce brand that people will love, you need to make them feel a connection with it. Today, when new brands are popping up every week and great products are going viral on social media every day, your eCommerce company will struggle to survive if you don’t build that connection. By failing to create a meaningful connection with the target audience, a brand makes it difficult for people to fall in love with it and ultimately, convert into loyal customers. So avoiding storytelling is a risky strategy because up to 92 per cent of customers want brands […]

Read More

How Great Design Boosts Your Business Growth

For the last few decades, design in all its types and forms made a fantastic twist. Traditionally, it was about beauty and aesthetics. But somewhere around the 2000s, design started to become a primary motor of innovation. Today, it’s not only about making things look nice, but also about the way of thinking and working. In fact, design principles became so appealing that people started to use them as guiding points for transforming organizations. This led to the emergence of business design – a discipline about applying design thinking to the organizational structure. Though this approach is all the rage […]

Read More

How OTT Content Can Grow Your Brand

Ever since high-speed Internet connections became commonplace in many homes across the globe, on-demand video content has experienced an explosion in popularity in the best possible way. According to a number of sources, the industry has generated more than $15.5 billion in revenue since January 1 2018, alone. 173.3 million people actively engage with this type of on-demand video content on a daily basis, a number that is growing year-over-year at an incredible rate.   This, in essence, is why OTT (Over The Top) content is so popular. The term describes content that is delivered via an Internet connection as […]

Read More

Getting More Than Just Ranking from Links

We all know that more backlinks help us climb the ladder of search rankings, which is awesome. But what else can you get from links? As it turns out, quite a lot. Backlinks should form a key part of your SEO campaign, but just in case you were worried that rankings are the only thing they’re good for, we’re going to take a look at what else you can get from links. But first… What are backlinks? A backlink is an incoming link from one site to another. They are important for SEO reasons because they pass “link juice” around, […]

Read More

How To Use Instagram To Promote Your Brand

If you are running a business in 2018, you are aware of the importance of being present online and having a strong voice on social media, especially Instagram. With 800 million active users and over 95 million posts per day, it’s no surprise that over 70% of business use Instagram as a marketing tool to promote their business. It is a lot easier to engage directly with your audience, share your business brand values and increases the chances for new business opportunities. Additionally, with Facebook’s algorithm change, we see a natural inclination for business’ to try to build their brands […]

Read More

Tips for Offering Incentives That Drive Customer Review

3 Tips for Offering Incentives That Drive Customer Review Conversions

Although approximately 1 in 5 customers rely on online reviews when making purchasing decisions, a survey by Clutch, DC-based ratings and reviews firm, revealed that 81% do not actually write reviews themselves. This paradox puts businesses in a bind. Customers want the best of both worlds: to read reviews without contributing any themselves. To address this gap, E-commerce businesses should focus on two distinct conversion goals: Driving sales conversions Converting customers into reviewers One popular method for achieving this goal is to offer small incentives in exchange for reviews. But before you begin handing out incentives to customers, make sure […]

Read More

Magento in the age of Shopify and Weebly

Online businesses are growing at a rapid rate, and a professionally designed website increases the chances of users staying on your website for a longer time to explore it further. A good website ensures retention of existing customers while at the same time increasing the inflow of new ones. A website, after all, is the heart and soul of any digital business. When designing an e-commerce store the design and structure of the business website matters a lot, as this is your representation to the potential customer. There are several platforms to build an e-store, with one of them being […]

Read More