CategoryE-Commerce Tools

How to Expand Your Reach & Drive Sales with Local Ads on Promoboxx

The holidays are quickly approaching, and we are now in the midst of the busiest shopping season of the year. While managing your brick and mortar and online stores, it’s also critical to keep up on social media. The holiday season is always a time for increased social media activity, and this year more than ever, it is especially important. Now is the perfect time to boost your social media...

The Complete 2020 Holiday Season Timeline

September is here, which means the 2020 holiday season is right around the corner! This year has been unprecedented and unpredictable, and the holidays will likely look different this year as well. This year more than ever, people will feel grateful and excited to celebrate the holidays, and consumers will be looking for gifts for their pets!  It will be crucial for businesses to adapt to...

How to Communicate with Your Customers About COVID-19

With the global health crisis of COVID-19, the world is currently in uncharted territory. As consumers are now spending most of their time at home and limiting their social interactions, there is a significant decrease in in-store shopping. A shift in the way small businesses communicate with their customers might be necessary to maintain the trust and connection they have worked so hard to earn...

Our Top 5 Picks: Online Tools for Small Businesses

Running a small business can be chaotic, stressful, and things can get unorganized. Keeping your business organized by optimizing daily tasks is important so that you can focus on growing your business. Luckily, there are online tools that can help you and your team stay on top of different tasks. Let’s take a look at some of our top picks for online tools for small businesses! Task Organization...

What Text Message Marketing Is and How It Can Grow Your Business

As mobile technology continues to evolve, SMS marketing, or “text message marketing” is growing at an exponential rate. SMS marketing is a way for small businesses to market to a highly targeted group of their customers by sending them text messages about sales, discounts, reminders, and more. Keep reading to learn more about how SMS marketing can grow your business. Why SMS Marketing? SMS...

7 Tips & Tricks to Boost Your E-Commerce Customer Service

How customer service differs in-store and online. When a customer shops in your store, your well-trained staff is there to help them with any purchasing decisions they need to make. From offering assistance with brand or product recommendations, to being a personal, friendly face, your customers know that your staff is there for them. When a customer shops online on your website, the shopping...

6 Projected Trends for Pet Retail in 2020

The New Year is officially here, and the pet industry is continuing to rapidly grow and expand. 2020 is expected to be the biggest year in pet retail yet, and we are excited for what is to come. Check out our 6 projected trends for pet retail in 2020! Humanization In almost every industry, consumers appreciate brands that tell a story, and this will continue to be a major trend in the pet...

A Retailer’s Guide to Success for the Holiday Season

The busiest season of the year is officially here, and 2019 is projected to be the biggest holiday shopping season yet. Approximately 70% of U.S. households own a pet, and as any pet retailer knows, pet parents love to shop for their fur-babies during the holidays. This year, 94.2% of pet owners plan on purchasing at least one holiday gift for their pet. Approximately 60% of surveyed pet owners...

Interview: All About the Endless Aisles Catalog

We recently sat down with our Merchandising Manager, Eric, to learn all about the Endless Aisles catalog and the value it holds. He gave us some tips and tricks for making the most of the catalog, insights on upcoming product trends, and explained the strategy behind it all. Keep reading to learn all about the Endless Aisles catalog! Endless Aisles: Hi Eric! Thank you so much for taking the time...

Co-Marketing: How To Grow Your Business With Local Partnerships

Summer is coming to an end, and the holiday season will be here before we know it. As the weather cools down, retail will start picking up  again and stores will get busier each day. Partnerships are a win-win way for all companies involved to grow their businesses by expanding customer reach, and building customer loyalty. This is commonly referred to as co-marketing, and it is used in...