E-Motive industry insider interview Karl Wellman

In today’s Parts Insider Interview, we’re talking with Karl Wellman, North American Business Development Director and Andrew Rowson, the CEO and Founder of E-Motive, a global company that specializes in omnichannel solutions for auto parts ecommerce. E-Motive Online assists auto parts businesses with multilingual, multi-marketplace setup and software integration, inventory management, data building, data management,…

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Every so often a potential client with a poorly converting website asks for search engine optimization (SEO) services. We want to give people what they ask for, but we know that finding a way to bring more visitors to a poorly converting website isn’t going to help. Sometimes the problem isn’t that people aren’t finding…

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matching puzzle pieces -exact fitment

No one – not manufacturers, not distributors, not retailers, and definitely not consumers – likes dealing with a part or accessory return. Returns are a hassle, and even if you charge a restocking fee, returns are typically a net loss. So, to maximize profits and minimize hassles for you, your supplier(s), and your customers, it’s…

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abandoned cart plan of attack

It’s estimated that 69.89% of online shopping carts are abandoned. That means that – on average – seven out of 10 online shoppers will put something in their cart and then leave a website without making a purchase. In auto parts, we find cart abandonment rates range from about 60% all the way up to…

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When a car breaks, people who want to buy the parts they need online don’t go to Facebook or Twitter to order a replacement. Instead, they go to Google (or Bing) and search. So, if you’re an online parts retailer, the best place to acquire new customers is from a search engine. Likewise, if you’re…

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An auto parts ecommerce client recently asked us this question: When I make a website live, we add the site and site map to the Google Search Console, but I’m finding that not all of the pages are getting indexed as quickly as I thought they would. Do you have any insight into how and…

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Credit card fraud has always been an issue in ecommerce, but – lately – it seems to have increased. We’ve heard this from our clients, and recent news reports have mentioned this as well. So, in response to these reports, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide to preventing credit card fraud for auto parts and…

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