Tag: Ecommerce

With Mother’s Day coming, as well as the April hot weather wake-up call for summer here in the East coast of the USA, where we hit over 90 degree weather, I thought I’d address web sites that sell beauty products and/or target women. Women are big gift givers.  Case in point is myself and my recent attempts to surprise a generous friend with a gift for her birthday.  She’s inspired me over the years with her energy, humor, ability toRead more…

Here is a tip for e-commerce web sites with shopping carts that indicate “Out of Stock” for items that are sold out. You may avoid cart abandonment by answering this question: “Are you getting in any more?” When testing shopping carts, I’m always happy to see a back-end that communicates product availability. It’s too frustrating to get to the end of the purchase process, submit the order and then receive an email that the item is unavailable. Using the exampleRead more…

For my next installment for Just Behave, at Search Engine Land, I described an online shopping experience that ended in no sale, even after checking out 10 web sites for the same product. Internet Shopping Usability: No Guidance, No Interaction, No Sale is how my search for a product I already owned and wanted to buy again for my son, ended in no sale. If you are a re-seller, this is a must read if your web site isn’t rankingRead more…

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