The Times Are a Changin' - Why Your Store Needs a Mobile App

Mar 28, 2018 12:12:40 PM / by Alec Boyd posted in E-Commerce, Launching Mobile App, Mobile Commerce, Native Apps, BigCommerce, Woo Commerce, Shopify, E-Commerce Trends

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To successfully run an e-commerce website in 2018, you need to create an amazing mobile experience. The numbers don’t lie - early statistics for 2018 indicate that more than half of your potential customers are shopping while mobile. By not catering to this segments needs, you’re setting yourself up for failure.

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Tips for Retailers, P1 - Encouraging and Gathering Customer Referrals

Mar 7, 2018 10:38:18 AM / by Alec Boyd posted in E-Commerce, Sandbox Commerce Resources, Launching Mobile App, KPIs, Native Apps

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Word of mouth - especially customer reviews - are one of the strongest tools an ecommerce entrepreneur has at their disposal. It is easy to let frustration set in after your customers are happily consuming your product and not sharing rave review, here are a few steps to encourage your customers to submit reviews.

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How Augmented Reality Will Shape the Future of Retail

Sep 13, 2017 3:55:51 PM / by sterling posted in E-Commerce, E-Commerce Trends, AR, Native Apps, Mobile Commerce

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About two decades ago, Walmart failed to recognize the potential of the internet. As a result, Amazon was able to claim a significant portion of the big box chain’s retail audience, and the success of online retail has only skyrocketed since. This goes to show how detrimental it can be to ignore the potential that new technology and innovation can bring.

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App Store Optimization Guide for Retail: How to Keep Up in a Mobile World

Aug 10, 2017 12:44:23 PM / by sterling posted in E-Commerce, E-Commerce Trends, Native Apps

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More than half of the world now uses a smartphone - a truly staggering statistic, especially considering it’s only been 25 years since Tim Berners-Lee made the ‘World Wide Web’ available to the public. Smartphones have truly become an extension of ourselves - a study conducted by Flurry shows that Americans spend over 5 hours a day on mobile devices, and about 92% of this time is spent in apps.

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5 Common Questions Asked by Retailers Going Mobile

Jul 27, 2017 6:17:10 PM / by sterling posted in E-Commerce, E-Commerce Trends, Launching Mobile App, Mobile Commerce, Native Apps, BigCommerce, Shopify, Woo Commerce

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For many retailers, making the choice to build a mobile app is somewhat daunting. It is a pricey investment that isn't necessarily right for every business, and can often not pay off in the way you hope. We see a lot of retailers in this position, and we've come up with some frequently asked questions that make help expedite the process of going mobile.

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