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In this talk by Tony Hsish, CEO of Zappos, states the bulk of their marketing budget is spent not on inbound marketing, but on customer experience, mainly on surprise free overnight shipping.
Hsish says they’re operating under the theory that people aren’t shopping with Zappos based on price, but rather on a superior customer experience, which ultimately leads to strong word of mouth marketing. In an extensive study from See Why, they analyzed the behavior of over 600,000 people and a quarter of a million online transactions to further understand an online shopper’s motivation for buying and more importantly, when they don’t.
In this study by Worldpay, “Decided against buying” isn’t even the second or third, but rather the reason that people leave at the checkout Seeing as the top 4 reasons people abandon their cart have to do with “Price” and “Timing”, we’ll explore those 4 reasons in depth , and discuss different strategies & how to combat it.Think about that for a second, for all of the work you’ve spent optimizing landing pages, pricing strategies, and perfecting your information architecture, just about 7 out of every 10 people are going to stop at the finish line. What’s worse is that number, 67.75% is an average of 21 different studies on cart abandonment, taken over the last 8 years.In Q1 2013 the average shopping cart, basket and booking abandonment rate among top 200 retailers was 73.6% (up from 70.7% in Q4 2012).When you approach the checkout the clerk announces your total, followed by taxes, a “bagging fee”, “card processing fee”, and a “packaging fee”.Do you continue your purchase, or would you try another grocery store without as many hidden fees?