The Ultimate eCommerce Black Friday Survival Guide For Merchants
Tuesday, November 19, 2019Eric Zegarski
The Ultimate Black Friday Survival Guide For eCommerce Merchants
In case you live under a rock, or just emerged from being frozen in carbonite, then you're probably already aware that Black Friday is a mere two weeks away. We have our fingers and toes crossed that everything goes smoothly for you this Black Friday! We understand that you’re probably putting final touches on your Black Friday marketing campaigns and ensuring you have enough inventory on hand to satisfy an increase in demand. We thought it would be appropriate to put together the ultimate Black Friday survival guide. Below you’ll find tips from our tech + agency partners, an in-depth look at Black Friday eCommerce, and common Black Friday misconceptions trends.
Black Friday & Cyber Monday (BFCM) Success Tips From Tako
Whether this is your first go-around with Black Friday and Cyber Monday (BFCM) or you’re a seasoned veteran, you KNOW this is one of the most--if not THE most--important sales days for online retailers. Last year, consumers spent US$22.5 billion online from Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday. And that’s just in the United States alone! Discover the top 5 things you can do to make sure you’re set up for success this BFCM. Read More
Elevate Black Friday and Cyber Monday Plans to The Next Level!
For many merchants and online sellers, the looming rush of Black Friday/Cyber Monday can be daunting. Is your site ready for the rush? Do you have a solid returns process in place? It’s hard to know where to begin. We recently asked some of our fantastic eBridge Connections partners (i.e. web agencies and eCommerce solution providers) for their top Black Friday/Cyber Monday tips for merchants. You’ll find a fantastic mix of responses/tips from some of the best in the business: EY Studios
, Zehner, ShipStation
, Bold Commerce
, & Jasper PIM
. Read More
Black Friday / Cyber Monday Shopping Behavior All eCommerce Owners Should Know
Shopify graciously loaned their space to eCommerce Toronto, a Meetup group and about 100 of its merchants. The topic was Black Friday / Cyber Monday (BF/CM) Shopping Behavior All eCommerce Owners Should Know. Unfortunately, we cannot replicate the refreshing beer we had while at the workshop. But we have replicated the tips shared. Some are from the presenters, some are from our conversations with attendees, and some are from our own experiences. Read More
9 Black Friday Facts (that are not true) #FakeNews
There’s no shortage of panic in the weeks and months leading up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Sellers everywhere are planning, re-planning, re-pricing, advertising and staying up late reading #fakenews because they just can't sleep. Baaahhh! So, for those of you that are in the thick of this Black Friday prep, we'd like to bring you this funny 1-minute read about facts that are not true. Read More
We Make Black Friday Easy
Our universal integration platform makes Black Friday easy for merchants. Whether you’re running Shopify
, or one of our other supported platforms,
we can help you automate data flow between your eCommerce and ERP system
. In addition, we support over 800 retail EDI trading partners
In addition, eBridge is hosted on Microsoft Azure, therefore ensuring an almost 99.9% uptime and industry leading security. With an integration solution from eBridge, you can ensure that your commerce network is connected and communicating data bi-directionally.
If you plan on doing some Black Friday shopping yourself, may we suggest doing it online and save yourselves from coming out of Black Friday looking like this: