50 ecommerce growth hacks you can do each day

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HMS Team

We are a small team of designers, developers, and marketers. Currently on a collective mission to create bulletproof customer relationships for our ecommerce merchants.

1. The "About" page is the 2nd most visited page on your site.

2. Send free samples to Instagram influencers

3. Buy misspells of your domain

4. Push your customers to leave reviews

5. Start a Twitter chat with someone who is using one of your keywords

6. Make an Infographic - they get shared more

7. Calling customers leads to 32% increase in repurchases

8. Calling abandoned cart buyers results in 55% carts recovered

9. 70% of buyers consult reviews before purchasing

10. Create videos and publish them to your website

11. Build Slideshares of your content

12. 63% of your visitors are more likely to buy if you have reviews

13.  Build trust on Reddit

14. Create and publish memes

15. Use Egobait. Write something amazing about an influencer in the hopes of developing a favorable business relationship

16. Make contributions to Wikipedia and build credibility

17. Post for sale on Craigslist and Kijiji

18. Record tutorials on Youtube

19. People only wait 3 secs for a page load. Decrease your image sizes

20. Change the names of your images to keyword phrases

21. Answer people's questions on Quora

22. Product images should have white backgrounds

23. Use the same dimensions for your product images

24. Popups can massively increase your email list - Experiment with them to see what works for your store

25. Create a shipping and returns page

26. Skype with your best customers and record the video

27. Put shipping details directly on the product pages

28. Check for typos on your website. Looking unprofessional is the worst

29. Create unboxing videos and link them to your product pages

30. Write a personal email to each customer

31. Create video FAQs for your most common questions

32. Order a pizza for your best customer

33. Run a promo on a deals site

34. Translate your store content to more languages

35. List on price comparison engines for more traffic

36. Add sharing buttons to your pages and encourage visitors to share

37. Subscribe to 'HARO' for daily free PR leads

38. Subscribe on your competitors' lists for daily inspiration

39. Use someone's product and let them tell your story

40. Sponsor a 'Thank You' page on another site

41. Automate the sharing of your social media posts

42. Use Snip.ly to drive traffic back to your store when you share someone else's content

43. 30% of all online activity is on social media sites

44. When you're starting, promote the fact you're local

45. List your products on Etsy, be more discoverable

46. There's no marketing strategy without keyword research

47. Add Alt tags to your images so Google knows what it's of

48. Meta tags tell search engines what your site is about. Optimize it.

49. Edit titles and descriptions of your store and product pages

50. Also buy .net, .org, and .co of your domain

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