SearchSpring faceted navigation

Features February 18, 2014

Faceted Navigation: How SearchSpring does it

In a recent Google Webmaster article, the ‘Goog’ calls out the 5 best and the 5 worst practices regarding faceted navigation. The author, Maile Ohye lists out an in-depth review of what’s right and wrong about each practice in an attempt to educate ecommerce merchants. Ohye even took the time to explain the differences in… Read more »

SearchSpring search within

Features August 12, 2013

Search within a Facet

SearchSpring has released a new facet display aimed at optimizing the functionality for elongated facet options. When a client’s site has hundreds of filter options for different brands, colors, models, parts, etc. displaying these results poorly can diminish the added functionality. To improve this display SearchSpring has integrated the option to search within a facet…. Read more »

Get more out of your ecommerce store with SearchSpring

How-to's April 10, 2013

Spring Cleaning With SearchSpring

Since the initial introduction of SearchSpring many of our features integrated between 2007 and 2011 have evolved or been replaced with the latest and greatest product offerings and technology innovations.  As the case may be for many of our early clients SearchSpring has been an excellent plug-and-play integration that nothing seems broken, so in many… Read more »

faceted navigation in ecommerce

Features February 2, 2012

Faceted Navigation Converts Higher

The results are in: The giants of the E-Commerce industry: Amazon.com, Zappos.com, Lowes.com, Dell.com, (You name it), have all proven that attribute-driven, dynamic, faceted navigation is the best navigation method for maximizing conversion rates of users who browse. Make it easy and intuitive to find the right product, and the shoppers will purchase more often…. Read more »

google seo

Trends January 24, 2012

Improving Engagement is More Important Than Ever for SEO:

Google’s latest algorithm update highlights the importance of engaging users with a customer-friendly shopping experience. By analyzing page quality indicators like page layout and loading speeds, Google is looking to reward sites that are built for users, and not search engines. The importance of this algorithm adjustment suggests Google will now be analyzing bounce rates…. Read more »

Improve conversions with site search

How-to's January 5, 2012

How To Increase Conversions with Site Search

Many shoppers begin their online shopping session by typing into a site’s search box. The results they experience affect as much as half of the typical E-Commerce company’s total sales. While shoppers who use site search comprise only 15-30% of visitors, site search users consistently convert 2x – 3x higher than shoppers who only browse…. Read more »

faceted navigation

Trends August 18, 2010

SEOmoz Whiteboard Friday – Faceted Navigation

“So last week Eric Enge interviewed everybody’s favorite Spam Cop, Matt Cutts (not to be confused with everybody’s favorite Axe Cop), about all sorts of juicy Googleyness. You can read the whole enchilada over at Stone Temple, or view an illustrated version Rand put together (I recommend you do both, it’s really good material). The interview shed a lot of light… Read more »