e-commerce

When “Broken” Search is a Trailing Indicator of Deeper Issues

Often, after digging into projects it becomes clear that “search” is a trailing indicator of more systemic problems. Fixing or replacing a search engine is not always sufficient to address the underlying goals (even though it is necessary in some cases). “Search” projects often morph into knowledge management, content strategy, or information modeling initiatives…

Powerful Product Pages Close Transactions

How do you turn casual browsers into eager buyers? By Sarah Barrett Powerful product detail pages (PDPs) help you use information to close transactions. They are the final touchpoint that help a customer make that crucial decision – to buy or not to buy? Some of the primary benefits of having strong PDPs are: The best product detail …

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Strong Navigation Experiences are Essential for Large Product Catalogs

Your customers can’t buy your products if they can’t find your products. Here at Factor, we spend a lot of time thinking about and designing navigation for e-commerce. It’s the cornerstone of a great e-commerce experience. Great site navigation attracts and converts shoppers. It does this in a few ways: If you have a large product assortment, …

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