9 Automated Emails Your Store Needs To Send To 10X Engagement Instantly
Automated emails have 70.5% higher open rates and 152% higher CTR as compared to ‘business as usual’ emails.
Triggered emails produce far better results than email blasts because they’re based on the user’s action and interest. There are elements of personalization, relevance, and right timing weaved into these emails.
Discover the 9 types of automated emails that your business needs to up the engagement and sales. The real reason why you should stick with me is that I’m going to give specific examples under each type of automation along with the action tips.
Email Opt In Ideas For eCommerce Store Owners Wanting To Grow Their 📧 List
If you own an online shop, chances are your opt-in box still says – “Subscribe now”.
The problem is no one’s willing to give their email away for something as bland as that.
But let’s be honest – you don’t have all the time in the world to optimize your opt-in offer. There are unfinished tasks, pending shipments, support and so much more.
Who’s got the time to build the email list? I hear ya! But the fact you’re reading this post- tells me that you’re willing to start from somewhere and you know that a message received by email is 5x more likely to be seen and acted upon than one received by Facebook or Twitter.
Introducing UpStroke 2.0: We’re Taking a Big Leap Forward
This is exciting!
Our engineering team has pushed 36 releases since the launch of UpStroke last year. Now it is time for UpStroke 2.0. And Oh boy! There’s just so much packed into this one update. Some things are visible right up front, and others are under the hood.
But this one’s really an important update – it lays the foundation for how you’re going to do targeted one-click upsells based on customers’ purchase history and behavior.
The larger theme of this update is super relevant offers presented on gorgeous pages.
Amazon Style On-Page Recommendations V/S One Click Upsells, The Winner Is…?
The other day I went to buy earphones over at Amazon, and when I scrolled down on the product page, I saw a section named ‘Frequently Bought Together’. I added it to my cart. As I kept scrolling down there were more and more recommendations like – ‘Customers who viewed this also viewed’, ‘Customers who bought this also bought’, ‘sponsored items’.
Yes, they have the power to convince buyers readily.
But, let’s be honest! These sections also make the product pages look super cluttered and distracting – there are way too many places to click on.
And when you’re paying hard-earned cash to drive people to your product page, you don’t want to distract them with the exit routes.
WooCommerce Mobile Checkout: 3 Tactics To Increase Mobile Checkout Conversions
40% of all sales on Black Friday came via mobile in 2018, and yet several eCommerce stores’ checkout pages are not optimized for mobile yet!
Recent data suggests that as many as 64% of internet users make purchases via their mobile devices, up from just 25% in 2012.
Mobile shoppers are often on-the-go and are trying to complete a task or even multiple tasks. The speed is the key here. And while surfing on mobile, they’re using thumbs and fingers that have a wider margin of error.
Lay your hands on how to optimize the WooCommerce checkout page for mobile.
The Anatomy of a WooCommerce Checkout Page That Converts
In this #TrainingTuesday, we’re talking about the anatomy of the WooCommerce checkout page that converts. If the default checkout page isn’t working for you, don’t worry- it’s not working for a lot of store owners.
The native WooCommerce checkout page is only designed to capture payments – it is not designed to pacify the anxiety of shoppers and turn them into confident buyers.
It’s not designed to answer their questions and cinch the deal with trust.
Therefore in this post, learn how to win the trust of your shoppers by customizing your WooCommerce checkout page.
Aero Checkout Version 1.8: Here’s What’s Possible Now
About 2 weeks back, we pushed the new release of Aero Checkout i.e. version 1.8. And then there were a few follow-up releases on top of that version.
This is one of our most exhaustive updates and we’ve worked for more than 2 months to push it off the shelf and deploy it on our users’ website.
There are so many new additions, improvements, and fixes that I would not be able to do justice to all of them here in this blog post. So I only picked a few things that could be depicted quickly and easily.
WooCommerce Subscriptions: How To Sell More Subscriptions With One-Click Upsells
Subscription-based products allow you to add predictability to your revenue.
You can sell physical or virtual products and even services to your buyers at a recurring fee. You don’t have to constantly chase more & more traffic and you can start making the most from every customer you acquire.
The WooCommerce Subscriptions plugin lets you create and manage subscription-based products.
In this post, I’ll share with you the best strategy to sell subscription-based products i.e. using one-click upsells.
We’re super excited to announce the release of version 1.7 of Aero Checkout!
This release comes with a big update. We have now introduced Coupon as a drag & drop field.
You can place it anywhere inside the form. No restrictions!!
We have also given a nifty option to make the coupon field collapsible. Also, a part of this release is deep integration with Aelia EU VAT Assistant. You can now drag and drop EU VAT fields into any section of AeroCheckout.
🗣️Heads up: This is a short from-the-heart thank you note to let you know that your love & support matters!💖
When we launched our first product, UpStroke on June 18th, 2018, we totally knew WooCommerce users needed a sales funnel builder.
They had explored solutions outside of WooCommerce but nothing like an integration-rich, open source world of WooCommerce!
👉UpStroke was our first launch and had been in active development for 8 months prior to launch.
Before launch, we weren’t just coding like mad…
…But also speaking to real WooCommerce users to understand what they needed. Like real 1-on-1 phone calls.
This led us to build the ‘rule builder’.
👉We’re the first & only one-click upsell solution with the rule builder.
The rule builder lets you decide when you want to trigger your upsell funnel based on real-time actions of your users.
Immediately post-launch, we opened doors to custom integrations.
Our customers could walk in with integration requests and we’ve been custom coding compatibility. We thank all our patrons for these projects.
We went from offering compatibility with 4 payment gateways to 14 and will be close to 20 in the next 6 months. 🚀
Our #👆 goal is to get more & more people to enjoy the benefits of highly-optimized checkout pages & one-click upsells. In fact, we’re also the pioneers in offering compatibility with PayPal without reference transactions.
✅Upstroke has had 26 releases in the last 6 months✅Aero Checkout has rolled out 15 releases in the past 2 months✅And Order Bump has had 8 releases in 2 months
In the middle of all this, we also got an opportunity to serve the users of WooCurve.
WooCurve was the first one-click upsell solution in WooCommerce space. But due to some unfortunate circumstances, they had to wind up.
Chris Mason from WooCurve endorsed us 100% and offered their customers a chance to switch to WooFunnels.
What was most humbling for us was to see Chris endorse it as the “most feature-rich solution on the planet.” 🙌
We plan to work with Chris on various projects.
Add to that a score of testimonials from real WooCommerce users backed by results. Yes, real screenshots from their dashboards! This is our fuel. 🚀
Your success is our fuel.
And we only plan to move forward with a full thrust – consistently pushing updates that matter.
Now that you’re here, please take time to read our documentation, changelogs, blog posts and visit the academy to know how focused we are making our products more robust and useful to you.
Next year will be amazing. Wish you a very happy new year!
December 20, 2018
AeroCheckout Version 1.6.0 Released
This release focuses on shipping
Global custom CSS field added in the global setting for Aero checkout pages.
Billing and Shipping fields now support Company & Address 2 fields . You can turn on/off
As we prepare for version 2.0 release of UpStroke we are consistently pushing new updates to UpStroke. Version 1.12.0 is now released .This release focuses on improving our Facebook Purchase Event tracking feature.You can now exclude taxes and shipping total from the purchase event value. This allows you to see real ROI for your Facebook Ads
We have also enriched Purchase event to include with more parameters in Facebook pixel events (domain, event_hour, user_roles, plugin, event_day, event_month, transaction_id)
UpStroke version Version 1.10.0 has been released.
This version focuses on enhanced capabilities of Facebook Pixel tracking in UpStroke.
We have enriched Facebook pixel with more parameters.
Enhancement #1: Enrich your Facebook Pixel with Town, State & Country, Payment Method, Shipping Method, and Coupon Parameters
Enhancement #2: If you are running Dynamic Product Ads, pass product_id in content_id parameter
Also, add prefix or suffix to this parameter
Enhancement #3: Fire a General Event for your Custom Audiences and Custom Conversions. post_type, content_name , post_id will be sent in General Event.
Enhancement #4: Add traffic source as traffic_source and URL parameters (utm_source, utm_media, utm_campaign, utm_term, utm_content) as parameters to all your events.
This brings in our PURCHASE tracking at par with some of the popular plugins such as PixelYourSite.
*Important Note*: If you are using an external plugin such as Pixel Your Site, we strongly advise you turn OFF Purchase Event from the plugin. And let UpStroke take the responsibility of firing Purchase Event.
Apart from Facebook Pixel Enhancement, we have done other fixes and improvements.
Click on the link below to read the complete changelog.
Hey there,We are back with the new version of UpStroke.
This version introduces two important features : Ability to duplicate funnels and save Presets which can be applied to any template.
Here is a quick glimpse of how to use save Presets and apply them to Offers.
Once you are done editing template, Publish it.
Right next to it, you would notice a ‘paint brush’ icon. Click it and a new section on right will open up. You can add new Presets or select from existing presets.
All your Presets are also available on Offer screens. Select the template & apply the preset. That’s it. One click to get the job done!
Here is how you can duplicate funnels with a single click!
These two features alone would save a lot of time!
We have also added support for WooCommerce Advanced Free Shipping. Dynamic Shipping addon can now pick up store’s threshold values for Free Shipping and adjust offer price accordingly.That’s not it, we have also added support for WooCommerce Bundled Products. You can now upsell “Product Packages”.
Plus some minor fixes. That’s it!!
If you are still on the fence we encourage you deploy UpStroke. It’s the most advanced upselling solution for WooCommerce!
Now Run UpStroke Without PayPal Reference Transactions!
A lot of PayPal users had difficulty get their accounts approved for Reference Transactions. While it was easy for US based accounts to get approval, there were stringent restrictions for users from Asia, Europe and the rest of the world. We felt the pain.
We are super excited to announce that from version 1.6.0, you can run upsells for PayPal Standard & PayPal express gateways without Reference Transactions.
We have a new view video out that explains this in detail. Do watch this video or click on the link below to read the blog post.
This is a minor release with some new features addition and performance improvements
Added: Compatibility for Advanced Shipping when WC version < 3.3.5 is used.
Added: New Shortcode `wfocu_order_details_section` to output ‘order_details’ on custom thank you pages.
Improved: Upsell Offer price was getting added as “discount” in order-receipts. Now the right offer price shows against the item purchased, and no additional “discount” row added.
Improved: Additional logs included to trace any edge case issues.
Plus fixed some issues.
Read Changelog Here >
August 28, 2018
UpStroke Updates: Version 1.7.0 has been released
We are super excited to bring you latest update of UpStroke.
This update not only brings performance improvements but also add new features and enables the launch of our upcoming add-on. Here are some of the highlights
1. Good news for PayPal users! Now you can run upsell funnels without reference transactions. This is huge as you don’t need to call PayPal and get reference transactions enabled. Now upsell funnels can run without it.
2. Added: Compatibility with WooMulti Currency Addon https://codecanyon.net/item/woocommerce-multi-currency/20948446
3. A lot of our users use PayPal for WooCommerce by Angell Eye. https://wordpress.org/plugins/paypal-for-woocommerce/We are happy to announce to a compatibility add-on for this plugin
Robert had a complex use case. We exchanged few mails to understand the demand & provide solutions.
This is what Robert had to say:
August 1, 2018
Custom Upsell Pages Using Page Builder
We planned UpStroke for several months, even before we wrote our first line of code. Some of you asked if we can create our completely custom pages using popular Pages Builders such as Elementor or Thrive Themes.
Answer? Hell Yes! You can!
We got a new article up which explains the process. Enjoy!
Track Detailed Events Related To Upsell Funnel In A Timeline
We are excited to announce a new timeline and reporting addon. This addon will create a timeline of all the action which customer took during an upsell funnel. Get a detailed granular view of offers that tick and those that do not.
July 30, 2018
Introducing The New Reporting Add-On
Now Measure & Optimize WooCommerce One Click Upsell Funnels with our new reporting addon. Track the granular actions which your buyers take on order information screen. Or get hold of bigger picture by viewing macro reports. Optimize your funnels and get even greater ROI. This add-on is available in middle plan or higher.
Boom! We are ready with extensive tutorial one setting up One Click Upsells
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