Black Friday is one of America’s busiest shopping days of the year. Traditionally falling on the day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday is the one day each year when nearly every store heavily discounts holiday goods. Some Black Friday shoppers stand in line for 12 hours or more, often spending Thanksgiving evening waiting in long lines, hoping to be one of the lucky few in the doors soon enough to get a good deal. This one-day shopping event is a bit of a gamble, and isn’t exactly the risk-free experience you’d imagine.
Online retailers offer a safer, calmer shopping experience around Thanksgiving called Cyber Monday. Celebrated on the Monday following Thanksgiving, online retailers from around the world heavily discount goods and services for one day each year.
MyHosting.com has put together an interesting infographic that details some interesting facts about Cyber Monday. For eCommerce website owners, this information is priceless. According to the infographic:
Cyber Monday mobile sales have increased by more than 259%.
Shoppers are quick to jump on free shipping offers.
People use social media to make themselves aware of special offers.
If you’re running an eCommerce website, pay special attention to the above. Is your website mobile-friendly? If not, you could be missing out on potential sales. Are you offering free shipping? Are you advertising your website on social media websites?
Cyber Monday is still a few weeks away, which means you have plenty of time to get your site in order for one of the biggest online shopping days of the year.
Maximizing Your Dollars on Cyber Monday – An infographic conceptualized by myhosting.com.