Posts Tagged ‘roi’
Redesigning Your Ecommerce Website? Here’s The Best Practice Process
Website redesigns can be perilous: Redesigning an old, out-of-date site is usually really smart, but sometimes old and out-of-date sites are surprisingly effective. Redesigns typically impact organic search traffic and rankings. Sometimes, the impact is positive. Sometimes it isn’t. Redesigns that don’t incorporate data and consumer research usually don’t work well. Many companies have experienced…Read More
How Much Is A Single Video View Really Worth?
Before investing in video production – which can range in price from a few hundred dollars to tens of thousands – it’s a good idea to understand the value a video can provide. In this article, we’re going to talk about the value of video views on both an objective and subjective basis. If you’re…Read More
How Long Does It Take To Test Auto Parts Advertising?
Trying out new advertising opportunities is always a good idea – you never know what works until you give it a shot. The question is, how long does it take to determine if advertising works or if it’s a waste of money? To answer this question, you’ll need to do two things.Read More
3 Things Every Auto Parts Etailer Must Know About Content Marketing ROI
An effective online marketing strategy starts with a solid content marketing plan. Content marketing works because: It’s helpful. Your content will help people understand your brand, learn how your product(s) address their pain points, offer solutions to problems, etc. It boosts consumer trust. Would you rather buy parts from someone who knows all about parts,…Read More
How To Track Part Sales Back To An Online Video
A wise man once said something akin to “I know I’m wasting half my advertising budget, I just don’t know which half.” If you’re an auto parts manufacturer or retailer who’s invested in online video, you can probably relate to this complaint. For most companies investing in online video: You know people are watching your…Read More
What’s The Value Of An Online Video? Metrics and ROI
One of our favorite expressions at Spork is “you can’t manage what you can’t measure.” A lot of manufacturers and retailers in the auto parts and accessories industry have made big investments in online video. But what’s the ROI of these videos? Are these videos a good use of resources? Do they generate sales? In this article,…Read More
Web Site ROI – Analytics
The first step to maximizing the return on investment (ROI) of your web site is to look at how the site is being used. Analytics software is the tool for learning exactly how your web site is being used by your visitors. An analytics package can tell you:Read More
Web Analytics 101 – What You Must, Should, And Could Be Tracking
The importance of tracking and web analytics is well understood. However, despite the consensus, a lot of online parts retailers aren’t tracking what they should be. From neglecting call tracking and campaign-specific URLs to failing to use Google Analytics to its full potential, there’s a lot that could be done to improve tracking on your average auto parts…Read More
The Power of Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) For Automotive Ecommerce
If you own or manage an automotive ecommerce site, Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) should be at the top of your mind. In this article, we explain what CRO is and why it’s so important.Read More
How Much Is A Website Redesign Really Worth?
The last time we redesigned the Spork Marketing website, it was accomplished after dragging our feet for almost two years. It was a slow process for us because: We lacked focus and direction when it came to deciding on a new layout There didn’t seem to be a reason to rush – our old site performed…Read More