Third party trust logos are used on most ecommerce sites, with the intention of reassuring potential customers that they can shop safely with the retailer in question. There are a lot to choose from, and a recent Baynard has looked into which logos are most trusted by US shoppers. In this post, I’ll take a look at the test and the results, as well as whether we need trustmarks on ecommerce sites at all… The test Baynard showed users the following security logos and asked the question: “Which badge gives you the best sense of trust when paying online?” The results Of the 2,520 responses in the Baynard study, 1,286 said ‘don’t know or no preference’ which tells a story in itself.
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Last year I watched a panel debate on the following question: “Is it content, or is it an advertisement?”. The panelists went round and round in circles for an hour, and there was no conclusion. My own thinking is along the lines of “it doesn’t really matter, and it’s probably both”. I happen to think that we have entered a new golden age for advertising.
Plugins are a good solution for reservations if you have an existing website, however if you are looking for a complete booking system, you may want to consider using a WordPress theme. In today’s article, we have curated a list of twenty of the best booking and reservation WordPress templates online.
As the current most-used CMS, WordPress has numerous plugins that enhances its capabilities. To name a few, there is a very popular plugin called WooCommerce that turns WordPress into a full-fledged e-commerce platform, and bbPress that allows one to run a forum on the site. Apart from the plugins for general users, WordPress has quite a number that are aimed atdevelopers too. If you ar…
There are so many free themes out there it’s hard to know where to begin. Just searching through the WordPress Theme Repository for the perfect theme can be time consuming.
The great thing about most of the recently released free theme is that they are responsive, meaning you can download, install and activate them and…
The internet is a powerful medium and your website, if done well, can be your most powerful tool for capitalizing on it. As designers, business owners and others who constantly use the internet and a website to attract clients it is important that your website is not only useful and accessible, but impressive. Remember that even a simple design can maximize your chances of being scouted by prospective clients and employers.Continue reading %Sharpen up! 3 Steps to Simplifying Your Design%
Creating urgency with your users is a very powerful way to drive conversion rates. As website technologies advance we are finding more creative ways to instil this urgency and drive sales, here are just a few. 1. Delivery countdown timer Not necessarily the most difficult to implement but adding a timer to your product pages can be very effective. Simply set it up to count down to your daily order cut off time and you are done
When you want to begin selling online, it’s important to not only consider the audience of consumers to whom you want to appeal, but also the methods and tools you want to use to do so. With the rising trend of mobile devices, and consumers using them to access the Internet, responsive design is a critical starting point. Not only does it reduce bounce rates, increase time on site, and lead to higher revenues, it also your brand’s credibility, trustworthiness, and reputation online. Implementing Responsive Design To implement responsive design into your website, start by ensuring your site’s images are flexible and work well within different browsers and with different operating systems and settings in place.
It’s the beginning of a new year and the time when we begin to wonder how we can make our blog presence even more profitable, this year. What are the changes we can adopt and considerations to keep in mind to craft a powerful web presence? The truth is, if you’ve a successful blog on your hands, why change a good thing. If it delivers returns, don’t do anything different. However, if you think your blog isn’t delivering value, in spite of consistently creating useful, actionable and engaging content; it’s time to take a close hard look at the design of your blog
Load time and responsiveness are very important factors to consider when building a blog design to deliver content and services to the public. Think of your blog as delivering a service and if your site takes a long time to load its no better than going to a restaurant and waiting half hour for a meal that should be delivered in 5 minutes. Faster load times simply mean a better experience for your readers plus your chances of converting sales or acquiring a loyal reader is significantly improved. In addition to that, Google and Bing now use your websites’ load time as an indicator for your placement in search engines. Faster sites are placed higher in the results