E-Commerce

Amazon listing optimization is a huge part of driving relevant traffic to your product pages. Traffic is great, but traffic that wants what you’re selling is even better! There are about 3,000,000 active sellers on Amazon. As this marketplace continues to grow in 2020, the quality of your product listing is increasingly important. In this article, we’ll share actionable steps you can take to optimize your Amazon product...

In October 2019, Built In Austin named Effective Spend #2 on their live ranking of the Best Small Companies to Work for in Austin. This list recognizes local companies with fewer than 100 employees that have strong benefits & perks, compensation packages and company culture. Since the list is a dynamic ranking, positions fluctuate throughout month, however, Effective Spend has remained in the top 5 companies on Built In's...

Google has announced the finalists for their 2019 Premier Partner Awards. Effective Spend joins other top PPC marketing agencies as a finalist in the Shopping Excellence category. The Shopping Excellence award is presented to the agency that demonstrates the best use of Google Shopping Ads to drive more sales for their clients.  “This is an exciting nomination for us,” said Brian Wulfe, Founder & CEO of Effective Spend. “It...

Amazon product reviews are incredibly important to consumers. 95% of shoppers consult reviews before making a purchase.  And they’re not just great for driving conversions. Reviews also provide SEO value in the words of real customers. Their authenticity makes them searcher-friendly by nature. Plus, it’s a great way to receive feedback and continue to improve your product and the customer experience. That’s all fantastic. The problem is, they’re tough to...

One of the worst feelings as a seller on Amazon is when you see a negative product review and a decrease in your star rating. This can give users a poor impression of your products, especially compared to the competition, which could end up hurting your conversion rate. That’s why it’s so important to be on top of tracking and managing customer reviews. Below, we’ll go over some ways...

Thanks to machine learning and big data, the accuracy and scope of search engines like Google, Bing, and Pinterest increase literally every day. However, neither Google nor Bing nor Pinterest can read your mind — at least not yet. So, when you want to look up something but you don’t know what to call it, you have to get creative. You cross your fingers and hope that the...

Enhanced Brand Content (EBC), also known as A+ Content, is a feature available to sellers that have their brand registered with Amazon. If you don’t have your brand registered, I’d recommend doing this as soon as possible! (Check out our Step-By-Step Brand Registry Guide.) Brand Registry will give you lots of awesome tools like EBC which is an essential tool to visually explain selling points, build your brand,...

If you are competing with other Amazon sellers that sell your product, the key to capturing market share and growing your sales is winning the Buy Box. According to Statista, 82% of all Amazon purchases come through sellers that won the Buy Box at the time of purchase. If you’re not winning the Buy Box, it doesn’t mean customers can’t purchase from you, it just means you’re far...

Amazon Brand Registry is a feature specifically for sellers that manufacture their own products. Once your brand is registered, Amazon gives you access to several unique features that can help substantially grow your sales and revenue. Some of these unique features include: Sponsored Brand Ads Enhanced Brand Content Amazon Store Front   This sounds like a no-brainer, right? So why aren’t all manufacturers registering their brand? Well, the process can...