Must follow Trends to have success in eCommerce

eCommerce Trends

In our last two blogs, we have shared some stats of eCommerce to follow & UI/UX Tips for eCommerce and received amazing response on our channels and social media.

Continuing the thread, today we are going to share you some eCommerce trends you must follow in 2017 to boost sales on eCommerce platform.

So let’s start with Mobile First...

  • Mobile First

    As mentioned in our previous post, Google now consider mobile first approach. As per latest stats, mobile usage already dominate web. Hence, optimizing for mobile devices is no longer optional for mCommerce or “The new eCommerce”.
mCommerce the new eCommerce
  • Rise in Social Commerce

    Social giants like Facebook and Pinterest facilitates of selling products on its platform. Also, Amazon allows twitter account connected customers to add products to the shopping cart by typing #AmazonCart on twitter. Site like Soldsie, Olapic, Inselly, Chirpify etc helps to sell products on social platform with the use of hashtags.

    Amazon Twitter hashtag
  • Customer support through live chat

    Live chat will help you to connect directly to the customers. With the help of live chat, one can solve queries of customers in real time. This will add one more opportunity to convince customers to buy your products, which ultimately results, is good sales.

    Live Chat Option
  • Video content will boost sells

    It is observed that the users who watch product video on the product page are more likely to buy products. The product video can be its usage demonstration video, performance test video, product assembling video, tips for product video etc. This help user to decide & compare different products on the platform.

  • Fast delivery services

    Faster delivery service for an eCommerce is one of the important aspects you can’t afford to miss in 2017. In previous days faster delivery doesn’t matter that much but nowadays it's crucial to deliver as fast as possible.

  • More payment options – More Conversion

    With the increase in payment services industry, it is highly advisable to offer more payment option to customers. Options like Google Wallet, BitCoin, PayPal, Visacard, MasterPass by MasterCard, Apple Pay, gift cards, prepaid cards and Internet Banking are gradually becoming popular trends in e-Commerce and businesses already have started adopting those. COD – Cash on Delivery is another useful strategy to improve sales.

So that’s up folks. Over to you...

Please share your valuable suggestions in the Comment section if we had missed something...

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4 Comments

  1. Good tips. Sadly I see lots of websites still not optimized well for mobiles. They are frustrating to use.

    1. Yes Millo, Sadly It’s true.
      Mobile and Tablet internet usage exceeds desktop internet usage and hence no one can afford now neglecting a mobile friendly website.

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