The Power of Storytelling

Why are stories so important for your brand?    Your customers are social creatures. Stories are an effective way to transmit important information and values from one individual or community to the next. Stories that are personal and emotionally compelling engage more of the brain and are better remembered. A tale that incorporates both data…

Ecommerce Has A New Paid Growth Playbook

Consider Your Options Although ecommerce is low-risk and low-cost, it still requires resources to get it off the ground, including salaries, development, web hosting, design, and accounting services. If you’re barely breaking even or growing steadily but slowly, there won’t be any extra money to invest back into the business to encourage growth. Having said…

Bestsellers, a Barometer for Success

Department store orders and mall retail sales may be going the way of the dodo, but you certainly don’t have to. “As nationwide lockdowns gathered momentum around the world from March onwards, our partners saw inventory of their bestselling products sold out by late May. Although this was very positive, it hindered the customer experience…

The Importance of Customer Engagement

Live streaming videos from recipes to how to color your hair to sports personalities sharing their gym routines have shown how brands can stay connected with their customers. Already in 2015, the advent of the live-streaming app Periscope was a new and different way to connect with followers. It was a breakthrough in that the…

Choosing to DRVE Through a Crisis

Living in a Crisis Time keeps on slipping by. We’re living in a time of social and economic upheavals. We have all acclimatized to the difficulties navigating the limitations put on daily life by the coronavirus. Governments have unleashed a flurry of capital injections and funding initiatives, many of which are geared to safeguard businesses…

Ecommerce & The Hero’s Journey

The world as we know it has shifted. Whether we realize it or not, we’ve found ourselves on the path of ‘The Hero’s Journey’, but why is that relevant to business and what does that have to do with ecommerce? The Hero’s Journey is a classic narrative structure that’s shared by stories the world over.…

Navigating Ecommerce In Uncertain Times

Ecommerce may be the solution, but how do we do it responsibly during a crisis? Not only has ecommerce and D2C changed the face of retail, but the advent of the novel coronavirus pandemic is altering consumer behavior and possibly the way we do business entirely. Coronavirus, or COVID-19, is without a doubt uprooting everyday…

Product Pages — How to Turn Traffic into Customers

You know what fundamentals go into building a product page and you’ve built a good product page. Perhaps you’ve even succeeded in increasing the traffic to that product page, but how do you make that good product page a great product page and turn that traffic into customers? There is a lot of information out…