Increasing Revenue & Loyalty Guidance leads the industry in designing eCommerce solutions that increase sales conversion and promote brand and product loyalty. We host and maintain sites in the Internet Retailer
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Connecting with your Customers M-commerce sales hit $8B, in 2012. Forrester Research says smartphone-based retail sales will hit $12B, 5% of total eCommerce sales, in 2013; and, $17B, 6%, in 2014. Are you mobile ready? Are you already behind on your mobile strategy or execution? IDC predicts that: 686 million smartphones will be sold in 2012, reflecting a 61.3% annual growth And they are fueling online eCommerce and social media growth. ComScore finds that in Q1 of 2013, the year-over-year retail spending in mobile is exploding: m-Commerce growth (31%) is significantly outpacing e-Commerce (13%) and is far ahead of all consumer spending (1%) Guidance has deployed responsive sites, mobile apps and mobile websites (HTML5) since 2009. Ask Guidance how your brand connects to mobile users versus your competition. Find out how today
Optimizing Your Business Ad agencies build marketing campaigns and ads for print and TV. Web development is neither. At its core for 20 years, Guidance is Los Angeles
Inspiring Action Whether designing an eCommerce site, enterprise portal, or a simple mobile app, its success depends on a solid user experience. Our creative experts create clear and compelling brand presences that drives engagement, action and retention. Our creative user interface and design experts work with you to understand your goals and audience needs. Our creative services include: Discovery & Analysis Information Architecture User Experience Visual Design Front End Services Brand Identity Design
Creating Competitive Advantages Your business is challenged daily by customers, new revenue channels and changing cost structures. Does your existing IT infrastructure adapt quickly to accommodate these changes and enable real-time decision-making? Our team has integrated with more than 110 vendors and technologies to provide real-time, bi-directional feeds to other 3rd party solutions and legacy applications. These include, but are not limited to: Collaboration Tools Comparison Engine Feeds Content Delivery Networks Content Management Systems CRM Systems Customer Reviews and Recommendation Feeds Database Servers eCommerce Engines Email/Search Engine Marketing Software Fulfillment Platforms Guided/Faceted Navigation Hosting Providers Live Chat/Click to Call Providers Marketplace Management Optimization Applications Order Management/ERP Systems Payment Gateways Payment Security Payment Systems Performance Monitoring & Load Testing Personalization Software Rich Internet Application Technology Search Engines Security Certification Applications Shipping Carriers Site Search Products Social Networks Web Analytics Software Rely on us to provide scalable, secure and stable integrations that streamline processes, cut redundancies, and decrease opportunities for error.
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Driving Relevant Traffic Which SEO tactic are you employing? Keyword/keyphrase research Title tags Meta tags URL structure Internal linking Content creation External link building Social media integration Blogging Landing pages Competition benchmarking Sitemap Digital asset optimization A few? All? Are they effective in increasing conversions? We develop and implement SEO strategies that optimize your content and navigation so that your site is visited by your target audience and compelled to act.
Building Your Business Developing an online eCommerce business is more than designing and building a site. It must support and integrate with your offline business and goals. Our experts work with you to develop a cohesive, multichannel commerce strategy that: Attracts New Customers Increases Revenues Increases Customer Loyalty and Retention Provides Superior Customer Service and Communications Reduces Operating Costs and Increase Efficiency Scales for Future Growth Measures Your Success in Metrics Our sites facilitate more than $500 million in online sales every year. Tap our expertise to jumpstart your online channel.
Mining Data for Intelligence Web analytics are a robust tool to maximize your site's ROI. They tell you what's working and what's not. Our analytics gurus evaluate your business and recommend what analytics platform to use, what performance metrics you should track, and how those metrics should be measured. If you already have a rich repository of analytics, we mine the data to provide actionable insights that will increase conversions, optimize your marketing efforts, and increase your site's usability and performance.
Guidance designs, builds, maintains and hosts highly customized eCommerce solutions for today's leading retailers. Since 1993, national retailers and consumer product manufacturers alike have relied on Guidance to facilitate more than $3 billion in web, mobile and social commerce.
Since its inception 21 years ago, leading fashion designers and retailers have trusted Guidance to build sites that not just sell products but also a distinct and powerful brand experience.
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