3 Ways to Increase Your Average Order Value Using Human Psychology

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There’s nothing more frustrating than an ailing average order value (AOV).

Growing your AOV is half the battle when it comes to increasing your total revenue, and there are tonnes of tactics you can use to encourage customers to spend more like running frequent promotions, offering free shipping, optimising product pages and making the shopping process easier for your customers.

While these are absolute essentials for a growing ecommerce store, if you don’t understand your customers,


How Your Ecommerce Business Can Tap Into The Power of TikTok Shopping

Keen to reach new audiences and drive more sales? Now’s the time to start selling on the world’s most downloaded social media app.

If you’re like most business owners, you’ve already spent a fair bit of time trying to grow your social following on Instagram and Facebook. But what about TikTok? 

Many ecommerce businesses are still trying to get a handle on TikTok, and if or how it can help grow sales. Here’s a primer on how you can take the first steps. 


Accelerate your online sales: 6 testimonial tools that make it easy

If you’re looking for a powerful way to grow your business, you need to consider testimonials.

There’s a reason testimonials work: Real buyers, raving about your products and services, is one of the most effective ways to increase your sales conversions.  

Testimonials can make all the difference between someone buying from you or your competitors, whether your business is ecommerce, retail, services – or all of the above.

Today, people want to be able to trust the brands they do business with,


Shipping Secrets To Sell More

Shipping is one of the most important aspects of running an online business. It’s also one of the most overlooked aspects of marketing. 

Did you know that advertising your shipping policies, options and prices through social media, email marketing, search ads and other tactics could yield fantastic results for your ecommerce business?

Shipping is no longer just a cost of doing business — it’s a marketing opportunity for your brand.

With careful planning and execution, you can take shipping from a chore to a key part of your growth strategy.


Time-Saving Tips for Your Home-Based Business Shipping

How to manage shipping from a home-based business

Managing shipping from a home-based business doesn’t need to be stressful or complicated.
With a simple best practice approach, you can create a system that has those orders flying out as fast as you can take them.
Laying the Groundwork for Your Shipping System
1. Inventory management
For many new home-based businesses, storing and managing stock at home is a common practice.
Whether you keep stock at home or in a storage facility,


Cheap Courier Quotes: Save More with Multipickup Options

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Looking for ways to save more on parcel delivery couriers and get cheaper express shipping?
Great news: Multipickup might be just what you need this silly season (and beyond)!
Let’s dive into what it is, how it works and how you can win with this “super saving” option.
The More You Send, The More You’ll Save
You probably know that Transdirect members get access to Australia’s cheapest courier quotes, and that membership is free with instant approval. 


3 Tips to Get Ahead of the Holiday Shipping Frenzy

We already know this year will be the busiest ever for online sales — and deliveries — with some shipping forecasts roughly 30 percent above last year’s peak (and previous records). 
And while we can’t motivate all the last-minute holiday shoppers to start earlier, we all want to serve our customers as best we can throughout this (extra) Silly Season. 
To help de-stress your shipping flow in the weeks ahead, try these three tips: 


7 Strategies to Increase Early Orders & Get Ahead of Holiday Delivery Times

Australian online shopping reached its highest peak ever in July 2021, with 5.6 million households making purchases online. So it’s no surprise that the holiday rush is coming early this year.
With all those deliveries heading to consumers, you’ll need to plan some extra time into your sales calendar to get them there on schedule.

Getting Ahead of The Holiday Delivery Rush

Help People Shop Early
Discounting and special sales don’t always have to be your first option.


Ecommerce Is Going Real-Time — Is Your Store Ready for the Rush?

There’s a massive shake-up coming to ecommerce — and you’ll want to get ahead of it!
Let’s say you’ve got your online store, you’re doing well with social media, ads and paid traffic — things look great. Did you know that a big shift is coming to our shores? 
“Live shopping” (aka live commerce) has taken China by storm, growing at a head-spinning rate of 280% from 2017 to 2020. Now, accelerated by recent global events,


Which couriers integrate with a WooCommerce plugin?

Did you know WooCommerce powers over 28% of all online stores?
Their platform has over 123 million downloads.
And the best ecommerce stores amongst these 123 million downloads have a clearly defined shipping strategy.
Choosing a shipping option can be confusing, especially when you’re starting out and trying to get your ecommerce site up and running.
There are myriad choices when it comes to finding ways to integrate your WooCommerce store with a shipping provider.
So which couriers integrate with WooCommerce and what’s the best choice for you?


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