3 Ways Brands Can Address Purchase Blocking Questions and Boost Conversion

purchase blocking questions

Consumers opt to shop online for a number of reasons, including convenience, choice, safety, and the ability to more easily compare options – among others.  But there are also some disadvantages of online shopping. One downside is that it can be hard for online shoppers to ask questions (and get them answered).  If they were…

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10 Rules of CPG Management in the Digital Age

CPG Management Rules

The consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry has undergone significant changes in recent years, forcing retailers to adopt novel approaches to enhancing productivity and efficiency. Most notably, CPG organizations are adapting to consumer demands for digital services and moving their operations partially or entirely online. Although the transition to eCommerce has been ongoing for several years,…

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22 Real-Life Examples of Helpful Answers to Customer Q&A

Helpful Answers to Customer Q&A

Oftentimes, shoppers have questions standing in the way of a purchase decision. This is true regardless of whether the consumer is shopping online or at a physical store location. Of course, if a consumer is shopping in-store and has an unanswered question, they can find the nearest sales associate to get an answer. But online…

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2 New Ways for Brands to Engage with Product Reviews on Amazon

Responding to reviews, regardless of where those reviews were written, is so important. When you respond to a negative review, you have the opportunity to turn a bad situation around and show the reviewer (and future prospective customers) that you care. Here at 1440, we strongly believe brands should respond to reviews, regardless of where…

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8 Ways for Brands to Prep for Amazon Prime Day 2021

Last Minute Prep for Prime Day 2021

Amazon Prime Day, one of the most anticipated shopping events of the year, is just a week away. This year’s event will be held June 21-22, a month earlier than usual. So if you’re a brand that sells on Amazon, it’s time to focus on what you can do to make this year’s event a…

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The Brand’s Guide to Managing Product Questions and Answers

Manage Product Questions

By now, we’ve all seen plenty of headlines about the growth of eCommerce traffic and sales in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. But it’s worth reiterating. According to Salesforce’s State of Commerce Report, eCommerce revenue increased 75% year over year in the second quarter of 2020 and 55% in the third quarter. And per…

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6 Things You Might Not Know About Customer Q&As

Things You Didn't Know Amazon Q&A

Imagine there’s a customer shopping for a pair of shoes in a brick-and-mortar store. She’s able to see the shoes in person — and even try them on. And if she has a question standing in the way of her purchase, she can ask the nearest sales associate for help. Now imagine that same customer…

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The Brand’s Guide to App Store Review Management

App Store Review Management

Proactively managing reviews is an important way to protect your online reputation — and strengthen it. And if you’re like many enterprise brands, you’ve got a lot of different types of reviews on your hands. As an example, let’s consider a brand like Adidas. Consumers can write reviews for Adidas products on Adidas.com — as…

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How to Simplify Multi-Channel Review Management in Salesforce

Multi-Channel Review Management Salesforce

When it comes to reviews, you might have a preferred channel (say, reviews posted and managed on your own website). But today’s consumers have choices. They can write and read reviews on a plethora of sites depending on the industry vertical. So while hosting reviews on your own dot com is great—especially as brands push…

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Amazon Ratings vs. Amazon Reviews: What’s the Difference?

Amazon Ratings vs Amazon Reviews

Amazon has steadily grown its market share over the past decade. And the COVID-19 pandemic supercharged that growth. According to Forbes, Amazon’s annual revenue was up 38% in 2020. Of course, there are a number of reasons why a large (and growing) number of shoppers opt to shop on Amazon, including product selection and free,…

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