Alex Levashov – eCommerce Consultant (Melbourne, Australia)

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Are you still bidding on your company or brand name in Adwords? You may waste your money

Last week I had an opportunity to attend a presentation of Professor Steve Tadelis at Melbourne Business School. It was part of ‘Talking Data’ series and Prof Tadelis shared his experience of a large scale study he and his colleagues conducted for eBay few years ago. The study is called “Consumer Heterogeneity and…

Conversion and engagement metrics benchmarks for eCommerce

I wrote about ecommerce conversion ratio benchmarks before (check references at the end of this post if interested), but new researches are being published, so it doesn’t harm to explore this topic again. This time I came across a study from Wolfgang Digital that analyses 56 million visits for number of participating…

What traffic channels really drive ecommerce revenue?

Email, social media, affiliate marketing, SEO, paid search – what works better to drive ecommerce revenue? Thanks to recent Marketing Sherpa report that I used earlier and continue to analyse, I have found interesting data to see what channels currently really help online retailers to sell. The researchers surveyed over 4,000 merchants…

Return on marketing investments – benchmark data

It is always good to see how your business performs in comparison with peers. Earlier I wrote couple posts about one good metric that in my opinion all businesses should track – Return On Marketing Investments (ROMI): how calculate it (methodology) and simple online ROMI calculator. Now I have found some data…