In The Red Corner Mobile. In The Blue Corner Desktop.

Kirstie Jones Ecommerce, Stuff

In the fight for traffic, who will win? It’s Mobile vs Desktop I often get asked, is mobile traffic going to increase beyond desktop traffic? It’s a valid question, but it’s not just a question about traffic. This question often sits behind a concern regarding what will happen to a …

Is Apple Pay coming to mobile websites?

Dean Ronnie Ecommerce

According to Re/code, “Apple has been telling potential partners that its payment service, which lets shoppers complete a purchase on mobile apps with their fingerprint rather than by entering credit card details, is expanding to websites later this year”. Up to now, Apple Pay has only appeared at electronic point …

3 Things to Improve Conversion

Kirstie Jones Ecommerce, Web Design

If you sell online there’s a good chance you will keep a close eye on conversion rates. Your conversion rate can always be higher and there’s always something you can do to achieve this. Below are three things you should think about when it comes to converting visits into sales. …

Christmas E-commerce Stats

Kirstie Jones Ecommerce, Industry News

Last month I posted about the relatively new phenomenon known as ‘Cyber Monday‘, which sees millions of shoppers take to the net to spend their hard earned currency before Christmas. In that post I reported on how Cyber Monday was the busiest online shopping day  in UK history. This is no longer the case according to …

Success Strategy for Amazon

Kirstie Jones Ecommerce

The Amazon product ranking algorithm is very complicated and is based on a number of factors. The main ranking factor is based on recent sales volume and is updated very regularly. It basically ranks products that are selling well at the moment, above those that are not. The logic behind …

Cyber Monday – What Happened

Kirstie Jones Ecommerce, Industry News

A few days ago Siobhan wrote about ‘Mega Monday‘ or ‘Cyber Monday’ as it is also known. It is said to be the busiest online shopping day of the year, and is a web version of ‘black Friday’ (which sees shoppers go wild over the best deals, often leading to mini riots and people …

40% rise in ecommerce sales

Andrew Male Ecommerce

According to figures published by the Office for National Statistic, 2011 saw a approximate 40% increase in turnover from ecommerce sales compared to 2010. During last year online retail generated around £21.4 billion of sales, a rise from 2010’s figure of £15.2 billion, with £17.6 bn being accounted for from …