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...

According to the Pew Research Center, roughly 93% of adults get at least some news online. So, if you aren’t integrating outreach to online media sources into your PR strategy, it’s high time. Both agency and in-house PR professionals have had difficulty truly gauging the success (or failures!) of their efforts. Long-standing, vague metrics like ad equivalency and impressions haven’t been able to fully translate the ROI of public...

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,...

Effective Spend is excited to announce the launch of our new YouTube channel, Effective on Amazon. Each episode gives Amazon sellers and marketers actionable tips they can put into practice right away to increase their sales and revenue on Amazon. The short 5-10 minute episodes will cover a range of topics, including how to improve product listings for better conversion rate, how to rank higher in Amazon search...

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...