Archive for the ‘Holidays’ Category
Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
Can you believe it’s already nearing the end of September? While it’s technically still summer for a couple more days, we at Yahoo Small Business have the same thing on our minds that you do: the holiday shopping season. It’s just around the corner, and that’s why Owen Linderholm has written a special top holiday tips blog post for Profit Minded, the Yahoo Small Business Advisor blog.
Check out “Top Tips for Small Business Ecommerce Sales This Holiday” for a great checklist of important holiday dates, and top preparation and execution tips [...]
Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
The holiday shopping season may be months away, but it’s always top of mind. This week, Profit Minded — the Yahoo Small Business Advisor Blog — shares an article with three tips for getting your products included in holiday gift guides.
The article, originally published on Meylah, provides advice on:
- Identifying holiday gift guide opportunities
- How to approach journalists and editors to get your products featured, and following up with them
- How to make your products stand out from those sold by other retailers, and more [...]
Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
On Wednesday, November 2 at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT, join Yahoo Merchant Solutions developer partner Exclusive Concepts for their free webinar, “Email Marketing: How You Can Increase Revenue this Holiday Season and Beyond.”
Holiday ecommerce spending is expected to increase, yet many retailers won’t capitalize on the increase of organic additions to their database. Get tips from Exclusive Concepts about how to utilize email marketing more effectively, to help you increase profitability this holiday season and [...]
Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
Yesterday on the blog, we looked at ways to impress your customers during the holiday shopping season, your holiday promotions, recommending items to customers, and tools you can use to get the most from your store. On Monday, we discussed that all-important first step of getting organized before the holiday rush. In today’s post, which is the last of our three-part series, we have a couple of tips for making ordering faster and easier so customers don’t encounter hurdles while shopping from your store or during checkout. We’re also leaving you with a few resources to check out for more great holiday advice.
Make ordering faster and easier
While it may seem obvious, one of the most important things you can do to help increase your conversion rate is to provide a smooth and speedy ordering experience. Here are two ways you can do this [...]