Dynamic discounts for Shopify, Intercom everywhere

Dynamic discounts for Shopify

Thanks to Shopify opening up their formerly Plus-only “Discounts” API, Jilt now fully supports dynamic discounts for Shopify merchants. With this feature you can setup a discount that: provides free shipping, a percentage off, or a fixed amount off an order and optionally expires after a certain amount of time, and/or has a minimum price requirement.

Add Unique Discount Codes to Your Recovery Emails

Strategically incorporating discount codes in your recovery emails is a powerful way to drive purchases that would otherwise remain abandoned. This is why we’ve previously written about the benefits of including discounts in recovery emails, as well as when to include discounts in recovery emails. Up until now adding a discount to your Jilt recovery emails required one to create a single code that could very easily¬†get shared over social media, leading to a lot more people getting a bargain than you bargained for.

Value of Cart Regeneration for eCommerce Stores

Think about an experience where you were shopping on an online store. You picked some items you liked and added them to your cart. You left before completing your purchase. If you receive a cart abandonment email from the company after some time that takes you back to their store, how convenient is it if you picked up your shopping cart exactly how you left it.

In this post, we’ll take a look at how adding an additional layer of convenience for customers in cart abandonment emails helps improve conversions even further.

3 Email Personalizations to Increase Transactions

Email is one of the best ways for eCommerce store owners to get actions from customers. Email personalizations help improve engagement because the message and products are catered and targeted to an individual. Personalizations create more value for a customer than a generic marketing blast.

In this post, we’ll take a look at personalizing when it comes to the subject line, segmented emails, and follow up emails.

How Lifecycle Emails Can Engage Customers

Lifecycle emails are effective for engaging customers and creating a personalized experience.

These specific emails can help build customer relationships that lead to higher open and transaction rates. Plus, they tend to give your business opportunities for email personalization based on products purchased or other store interactions.

“Email offers a unique ability to contact your customers at given moments with personalized messages. When done correctly, personalized email messages combine all kinds of data to deliver mails which are extremely relevant and useful to the customer,” says Robert Allen, the blog editor for Smart Insights.

Use lifecycle emails to your advantage. Here are five different types to get you started.

Combat These 5 Common Causes of Cart Abandonment With Recovery Emails

Emails

Cart abandonment is a significant challenge for online retailers. A Baymard Institute study reports that 68.8% is the average abandonment rate.

Every day, potential customers visit your store and decide not to purchase. Ignoring or moving this issue to the bottom of your to-do list won’t fix the situation. Your team can investigate the underlying cause of the abandonment and develop recovery emails to draw consumers back to your site.

Personalize Subject Lines in Recovery Emails

We’ve pushed an app update this week that we think you’ll love! Jilt can now help you personalize subject lines in your recovery emails using customer or cart information.

You can now use the same merge tags you’ve been using in email content to insert customer names, product titles, or other cart data in your subject lines.

Easy Digital Downloads Abandoned Cart Recovery

Today Jilt officially supports a third platform, as we’re excited to announce Easy Digital Downloads support for Jilt!

This joins our WooCommerce integration as the second WordPress eCommerce integration available for Jilt, bringing our support platform total to 3.

We worked with the team at Easy Digital Downloads to build this connector plugin, so we’re confident

When to Include Discounts in Recovery Emails

Discounting

When we’ve discussed best practices for email content, we’ve noted that discounts shouldn’t always be included in your initial recovery emails.

While discounting can be a powerful tool in saving lost sales, it’s also a double-edged sword as offering discounts can affect your brand value and customer expectations. Knowing when to offer discounts and what kind of discounts can be difficult, and recovery emails can call for different discount set ups.