Trust, kindness, and communication form the basis of any successful relationship. In 2020, a Live Chat customer service is one of the latest trends to hit the online business world. Below you’ll find a host of reasons why this feature is the one to grab on to and add to your website.
It's 2020, and I thought by now that every jeweler on the planet would at least have proper social media pages to attract customers. Judging from this year's opinions of how Valentines Day performed for jewelers, I was clearly wrong.
At any given time of the year, you're busy running your business - marketing your products, closing sales, fulfilling orders, and handling customer service responsibilities. You definitely don't have time to deal with any issues or hiccups related to your ecommerce site or digital marketing campaigns, and you expect them to run smoothly at all times. However, the reality is that technology is imperfect, and things will break or no longer meet your needs.
The way consumers search for and select a jeweler is vastly different today than in decades past. Twenty years ago, the selection process moved more slowly. To find a business, customers had to look it up in a phone book or rely on recommendations from family and friends. Today, however, more than 56% of consumers do their research through search engines online—and usually from a mobile device.
With low entry barriers, left and right innovations, and fast-changing consumer habits, the need for dexterous hand, inventive mind, and digital competence is high. Today, consumers value options. The increase in weekly in-store shoppers to 44% this year (2018) from 40% in 2015 explains the consumers’ intensifying desire for social and sensory experience.
Retail has become increasingly focused on creating experiences rather than just facilitating transactions. During the holidays, this experiential retail strategy becomes even more important. According to Forbes, 74% of Americans prefer to spend money on experiences over products.
Impressions, we are told, are critical not only in jewelry retail but in the retail industry, as a whole. Yet, most of the discussions are left centered on the impact of first impressions. Here are 5 delightful ways to leave a lasting ompression on your jewelry buyers.
A client of mine recently bought a beautiful antique sapphire ring that she had recut at the lapidary. The GIA appraisal of the updated ring was $86,000. The sale of this one ring would ensure my client an excellent holiday season! But to guarantee this success, she needed to cultivate the clients that she thought would be interested in this ring.
Q4 can be a wild and hectic time for any retail business, and with competition fiercer than ever in the eCommerce sphere, online retailers are looking to leverage any advantage to get their messages out. Amazon captures a staggering market share of online holiday shoppers, so competing on their platform is crucial for most businesses—but how can yours gain the competitive edge?
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