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5 Quick Tips you can do right now – with minimal or no IT support – to Boost your Holiday Profits!

Posted on November 28th, 2011

With a record $60 billion projected in online sales for the 2011 holiday, the time is now to ride the peak and give your customers a reason to buy online. IT’S NOT TOO LATE! However, with average time on site down by 30% and bounce rate up by 35% vs. just three years ago, you have less time

Social-ize Your Site!

Posted on October 26th, 2011

“Peak” season is right around the corner! There are quick and easy things you can do right now to add social media to your website. And why? Here are some useful (and even surprising) stats: How do you keep your customers connected to you through social media on your website?

FitForCommerce in the New York Times

Posted on January 4th, 2011

When the gray lady came calling, looking for our view on mobile commerce this holiday season, our experts were, needless to say, happy to oblige.   Three of us spent almost an hour with Verne Kopytoff, a New York Times business technology reporter, discussing mobile shoppers – who they are,

Happy Happy!

Posted on December 22nd, 2010

Happy Happy! Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! We at FitForCommerce want to share our happiness with you! We’re happy you all made it through 2010 – whether relatively unscathed or really successful. Congratulations! We know it wasn’t easy. It’s a testimony

Everyone’s Talking About Mobile Commerce

Posted on December 1st, 2010

And we’re listening.  We did a survey a few weeks ago to learn what ecommerce companies are thinking about mobile commerce, what they are doing about it, and why. We were surprised by some of the responses, and others just confirmed what we suspected.  To see the complete results of our

Mobile Commerce – The Future is Now!

Posted on October 29th, 2010

For a while now, we’ve all been hearing that ‘mobile is the next big thing.’ But as we’re bombarded with emails, articles, and banners touting this ‘new’ wave, how do we filter through all the noise? Attendees at WBR’s Mobile Shopping Summit were treated to interesting and

A Texas-sized Summit — A lot to do, learn, see!

Posted on October 6th, 2010

In Dallas, FitForCommerce partnered with Shop.org to provide the most value to retailers and exhibitors, so they can maximize their time at the Summit.  We had our goals and, dang it, we met them!  We can always improve and we’ve already had a meeting to figure out how to do better next

Heard at the Annual Goldman Sachs Retail Conference

Posted on September 15th, 2010

The Annual Goldman Sachs Retail Conference held in NYC each year is an event many retail execs and the investment community seem to hold on their calendars. The rooms were packed for all 3-4 concurrent tracks today and yesterday. CEOs, COOs and CEOs from the biggest retailers in the U.S. –

Use Analytics to Take a Peek at Peak!

Posted on August 31st, 2010

The “dog days of summer” is the time that retailers start preparing for the peak holiday shopping season.  Analyzing last year’s metrics is a reliable and specific method to help you reach this year’s goals. Your metrics cover all disciplines you use to run your ecommerce business. 

Claim that Cart! Stores Magazine

Posted on August 30th, 2010

http://bit.ly/do5IE7 As margins tighten for online retailers, getting consumers to re-engage with abandoned shopping carts could be the difference between profits and losses. According to a 2010 Experian CheetahMail benchmark study, online shopping carts are abandoned at a rate of 56.2