Brick & Mortar Retail Isn’t Dead - Here’s Why.
When discussing retail models, Ecommerce and Brick & Mortar are usually pitted against each other. For several good reasons, Ecommerce tends to come out on top.
But the game is changing, and rather than an either / or situation, many retailers are realising the benefits of aligning their brick and mortar retail locations with their online presence—or vice versa—finding creative ways to make them work together.
Fine tuning the system: getting the most out of your category tree
How to build a high performance Ecommerce category tree (for faster and more frequent purchase decisions) - Part 4/4: Optimizing your tree
Fine tuning the system: common issues to look out for
Now that you have your basic outline for your category tree set up, let’s look at a few potential problem areas, to make sure you get maximum performance from your navigation right off the bat.
Let’s build the tree! (Action Steps)
How to build a high performance Ecommerce category tree (for faster and more frequent purchase decisions) - Part 3/4: Action time! Let’s build your tree
Action Steps: Building your high performance category tree
Now that we have our information prepared to get the best results , let’s start building your category tree.
Think of the following sections hierarchically.
Your main categories will be at the top of the tree, and...
How to build a high performance Ecommerce category tree (for faster and more frequent purchase decisions) - Part 2/4: Preparing your data to build your tree
Now that we’ve covered some guiding principles in post 1 , let’s get your data organized for building your tree. This will be more of a challenge for larger inventories, but also of greater importance. The more products you have in store, the more essential it becomes to get that data well organized, and allow your...
We've hit our stride and have been very busy with some awesome new builds, events, and improvements to the platform.
In this issue:
HDAW/HDAD Recap [VIDEO]
April 2017 New Website Releases
Payflow TLS 1.2 Endpoint Upgrade
Upcoming Events WSM will be attending
Presentation at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week in Las Vegas
As part of the Aftermarket Briefings, I rolled out a 2017 Roadmap to...
2017 started off with a bang and March has been no exception. We've got new site releases, upcoming events we'll be attending, we even won another award!
In this issue:
WSM Wins 2017 Muse Award
New ChannelAdvisor Integration
March 2017 New Website Releases
New Product Enhancements
Upcoming Events WSM will be attending
BAK Industries Website Redesign Wins Gold Muse Award
The new website for BAK industries has garnered quite a lot of...
How to build a high performance Ecommerce category tree (for faster and more frequent purchase decisions) - Part 1/4: Four important factors to know before you start.
Are you confident your Ecommerce store’s category tree is driving as many sales as it should be?
Could it be losing you sales?
After years of working with thousands of Ecommerce stores, we’ve found that many store owners have trouble creating effective category trees, despite the fact that a well...
After having amazing success in 2016 with the first ever Ultimate Callout Challenge , the event is back. The 2017 Ultimate Callout Challenge will be hosted at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, IN April 21st-23rd, 2017 and features drag races, sled pulls, and a truck show.
An addition to the UCC event this year is the Diesel Performance Industry Expo . The DPI Expo will be one of the largest gatherings of vendors in the diesel industry. WIth a partnership between UCC...
You've heard the saying that "first impressions are everything" and "a picture is worth a thousand words". What does your website tell your customers?
What are your competitors doing in 2017 that you wish you were doing?
Extang Truck Bed Covers
The Extang.com website was completely overhauled with a mix of both fresh and re-purposed content. Users are able to browse rich visual navigation menus and learn about each product line through detailed...
Welcome to 2017, we're so excited about what's to come this year, we wanted to share our first designs of the new year. We also want to see you at Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week, scroll to the bottom to learn more!
FF Customs - Aftermarket Auto Parts in Canada
Key Features: SEMA Data Co-Op, Year Make Model Lookup, Mega Menu Navigation
Jack'd Off-Road - 4X4 Off-Road Parts & Accessories
Key Features: SEMA Data Co-Op, Year Make Model Lookup, Mega Menu...
Now that we are back from SEMA and PRI, it was another great month for customer website releases. Congratulations on the new websites and we look forward to more great sites in 2017.
Top Gun Customz - Truck Suspension Manufacturer
Features: B2B/B2C Manufacturer, Dealer Portal, Year/Make/Model Search, Custom Data
Retrax - Truck Bed Cover Manufacturer
Features: Dealer Portal & Lookup, Enhanced Product Search, Data, Mobile-Optimized
We've been hard at work perfecting the ecommerce user and interface experiences.
We would like to congratulate and welcome our newest clients on the successful launch of their websites in 2016...
Big Country - Automotive Distributor in Mexico
Features: B2B, Advanced Search, Multi-Source Data, International Currency & Lauguage
Team Alba Racing - Powersports / UTV
Features: Enhanced User Experience,...
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