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10 Strategies to Get Your First Online Sale in 30 days

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Oct 15, 2019 9:23:07 AM

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Your store is up and running and you are ready to make your first sale. Now what?

Now it’s time to work on getting your first customer and put your marketing strategy in place. It can be overwhelming with so much competition and noise online. However, stores that spend serious time driving traffic and building an audience are the most likely to succeed. 

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Topics: Tips and Tactics, Marketing

The Ultimate Guide to Ecommerce Holiday Marketing [Free High Res Images Inside]

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Oct 10, 2019 8:30:00 AM

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The next few months are jam-packed with endless possibilities for ecommerce. For savvy business owners, it’s the best time for seasonal promotional opportunities or holiday sales. 

Holiday shopping often starts in October and continues throughout the final quarter of the year. Some big dates are:

  • Halloween: 31st October
  • Thanksgiving: The fourth Thursday of November
  • Black Friday: The Friday following Thanksgiving
  • Cyber Monday: The Monday following Black Friday
  • Hanukkah: December 22 - 30th
  • Christmas: 25th December
  • Boxing Day: 26th December
  • New Year’s Eve/Day: 31st December/1st January

Over the last decade, online sales have skyrocketed. Last year, $123.39 billion dollars were spent online during the holiday season. While it may seem daunting to compete in such a large industry, there are ways for each print on demand business to stand out, drive revenue, and have a successful holiday season!

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Topics: Products, trends, Marketing

November Trends Report: The Thanksgiving Guide

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Oct 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

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The Thanksgiving holiday is a family filled tradition celebrated by most citizens in the US every year. Families travel great distances to spend time with loved ones and Thanksgiving day is the main focus for most customers during the month of November. A lot of planning goes into creating a memorable day. Families consider everything from the menu to home decor.

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Topics: Products, trends, Marketing

7 Tips for Growing your Brand Online

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Sep 24, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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Brand awareness is an essential part of growing your online business. It sets you apart from your competition. It takes time to grow your brand, but it’s worth it in the long run. When customers recognize your company and trust your business to deliver quality products, you’ll have a loyal following that will help build your business online. 

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Topics: Marketing

October Trends Report: The Halloween Guide

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Sep 3, 2019 8:00:00 AM

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Halloween has grown in popularity over the years and in 2018 grossed nearly 9 billion dollars in sales. That works out to be about $86.79 spent per person celebrating the holiday. Ecommerce isn’t getting left out of the equation. Nearly 3 billion of all Halloween sales are online. There’s a large potential for online businesses when it comes to marketing for Halloween, targeting very niched demographics, and boosting revenue before the major holiday season. 

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Topics: trends, Marketing

14 Social Media Strategies to Grow Your Online Store

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Aug 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM

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Social media has become a powerful marketing tool over the last two decades and is crucial for success in ecommerce marketing. Once you stop dragging your feet and launch your store, it’s time to start thinking about marketing and how you are going to get the word out about your awesome brand!

Social media done right can help you increase sales, create awareness about your brand, and keep your customers up to date on your latest designs, sales and much more. The SmartInsights survey says that more than half of companies using social media marketing for their business agree it boosts revenue. 

But remember, it takes time to build your social presence. Social media marketing is about building a quality audience that will become loyal customers. And it won’t happen overnight. We have 14 strategies you need to grow your online store and have the success you are dreaming of!

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Topics: Marketing

7 Marketing Campaign Ideas for Labor Day

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Aug 7, 2019 7:00:00 AM

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Labor Day is a Federal holiday that falls on September 2nd this year. It’s a day that gives tribute to all working men and women and is also a major shopping holiday. In 2018, Labor Day generated over $2 billion in online sales. It rounds out the back to school shopping season and continues to grow in popularity year over year. 

Sales and promotions often start 2 weeks before the holiday and many online retailers see a spike the Friday before as well as on Labor Day. About 45% of online sales fall into the clothing category and is a great opportunity for online businesses to increase revenue.

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Topics: Holidays, trends, Marketing

September Trends Report

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Jul 30, 2019 8:12:54 AM

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September is the time of year when kids are going back to school and summertime fun is officially over. With back to school sales winding down, ecommerce business owners need to be thinking ahead and be ready for the next season of holidays and trends. Here are our top picks for September!

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Topics: trends, Marketing

Back to School Marketing: Insights and Inspiration [Free High Res Files Inside]

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Jul 23, 2019 8:01:00 AM

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The temps may be on the rise and summer sales may be slow, but back-to-school is just around the corner. Seasonal sales are one of the best ways for online stores to increase revenue. It’s time to start planning your promotions so you can get the most out of this profitable season.

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Topics: trends, Marketing

3 Ways to Get Started Making Money with Art Online

Posted by Stacey Bishop on Jul 9, 2019 7:00:00 AM

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We recently released a comprehensive guide to selling wall art online and many sellers are excited about this amazing opportunity. Print-on-demand allows sellers to broaden their product offerings into new and exciting mediums such as canvas wall art. It also allows artists a way to make money online with their art. With online art sales continuing to boom, ecommerce could see 9.58 billion in revenue by 2020. 

Getting started selling art online doesn’t have to be complicated. Once you choose a platform and get your site set up (or add inventory to your existing store), there are just three steps to selling. 

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Topics: Tips and Tactics, Marketing

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