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Is your search spellcheck costing you $3M in lost revenue?

According to a 2016 WebLinc report, over 30% of online shoppers use the search feature on e-commerce sites. The report also suggests that shoppers who used the site search showed a 216% increase in conversion rate and a 21% increase in average order value. But often, businesses are not able to convert these shoppers with high intent to purchase, owing to lack of a good site search solution that allows for human errors such as spelling mistakes. A site search solution that doesn’t take user errors into account will return…

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Machine Learning Product Discovery Site Search 

Predictive search – First Step Towards A Great Site Search Experience

This is a 4 part series on how to deliver a stellar a site search experience. In this post, we will share usability guidelines on designing a predictive site search – one that anticipates user intent and intelligently guides them towards the right product. In our previous post we talked about the importance of relevancy for eCommerce site search, the 12 different query types that customers typically use to find a product, and how to address these. Let’s look at another pivotal building block for a great site search experience:…

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Product Discovery Site Search 

The Curious Case of the 12 Types of Ecommerce Site Search Queries

This is a 4 part series on how to deliver a stellar a site search experience. In this post we will take you through the different types of search queries customers use on eCommerce sites, and some of the prerequisites to build an intelligent site search that is capable of solving these query types. Site Search is an integral part of the product discovery experience on ecommerce sites and customers have now come to expect an accurate & user-friendly experience while shopping online. For customers, search is an easy and…

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Analytics Product Discovery Shopper Behaviour Insights Site Search 

Who Are Your Most Valuable Ecommerce Customers?

Ecommerce retailers would often notice that not all their customers are created equal; some provide more revenue as compared to others. Identifying these customers is critical for any business, in order to optimize customer acquisition costs & maximize profits. At Unbxd, we’ve recently come across a startling site search trend – that nearly 50% of the 20 million daily search queries we serve come from repeat visitors. Not only are these ‘qualified leads’ for ecommerce sites but might actually convert with little or zero acquisition costs. Basically, these users are…

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Analytics Industry News Personalization Product Discovery Site Search 

[Ebook] 5 Must-Have Site Search Enhancements for Fashion Ecommerce

A decade ago, retailers believed that people wouldn’t buy fashion products online as they want to experience the touch and feel of products before making a purchase. But ecommerce has changed the way people shop and more and more people are getting comfortable with shopping for fashion online. According to an Emarketer report, online sales of clothing and accessories will continue to grow year over year at a rate faster than even the electronics and books segment, with sales reaching $73 billion by 2016. This opened up a whole new…

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Analytics Personalization Product Discovery Product Recommendations Site Search 

Ebook : The Ultimate Guide to Ecommerce Conversion Optimization

The biggest reason website visitors leave without completing a purchase isn’t because they weren’t interested in buying, it’s because they got distracted or frustrated at some point in the process. By simplifying the purchase process, you can take away those barriers that keep visitors from converting. Getting a double-digit revenue lift from your conversion optimization efforts requires a thorough understanding of dynamics behind a successful shopping experience and your conversion funnel. It is imperative to optimize the entire shopping experience for your visitors, right from the time they land on…

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Analytics Product Recommendations Site Search 

6 Must-Haves to Stop Losing Your Customers’ Attention

The following is a guest post by Melissa Tsang from ReferralCandy. A successful and enjoyable shopping experience doesn’t just come at the point of sale. Shopping strategy can be different for different customers. Some people hunt for bargains or the perfect shoe, others want latest items. Knowing how to engage customers, with all their varied tastes and preferences, is the challenge that all business face. The longer you can keep your potential customers on your site, the likelier they are to buy. These graphs and numbers from SumAll illustrate this well. Customers…

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Site Search 

Why Site Search Should be the Top Priority for Online Beauty Retailers

Although, the beauty and personal care ecommerce segment constitutes about 4.5% of the total category, the recent growth in online shopping for this vertical and the presence of subscription based services like Birchbox, signals a shift in the buying behavior from offline stores to online portals. Online merchandizers have traditionally been led to believe that the key to providing a superior shopping experience on beauty and personal care sites is to replicate the experience shoppers have in the offline world. To be fair, that isn’t bad advice. It’s what we’ve…

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Merchandising Site Search 

Holiday Season Protip – Landing Pages For Key Visitor Segments

Last week we spoke about creating curated landing pages for the holiday season. While creating a themed landing page is a step in the right direction, it’s not enough. Today, I want to share a way to make sure your curated landing pages convert holiday window shoppers into customers. A simple, no frills way to strengthen the purchase intent in your visitors and help you make the most of the holiday rush. So what is it? Create relevant landing pages for your top visitor segments Segmentation offers a way to…

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