What the heck is PickFu?

As an e-commerce seller, you do everything you can to make more revenue. That’s why you spend so many hours attending conferences, researching products, and learning from experts on YouTube. 

In all of your e-commerce learning, you may have stumbled across the strange word PickFu, pronounced “pick-foo.”

Um, a what?

If you’re like most people, hearing that word may have caused you to do a head-tilt. But don’t turn away! This “PickFu thing” is something that you definitely need to look into. 

All right, so what is it?

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Which One Won? Judging logo design ideas

When you’re building a brand, your logo is an important first impression to customers. Whether online or offline, your logo quickly becomes the calling card of a business. However, judging logo design ideas is never easy.

In this PickFu poll, a premium pet supplement company asked for insights from Amazon Prime shoppers about which logo they prefer. Of the three logo design ideas offered, which do you think came out on top?

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10 Unique Packaging Ideas to Inspire You

Product packaging plays an integral role in your product’s branding. From communicating your offerings to expressing your company’s values, unique packaging helps to convince potential consumers to make that leap and buy from you.

With thousands of brands competing for attention, that split second when a consumer glances at your product could make or break it for you. One-third of all decisions consumers make are based solely on the packaging. Unique packaging could differentiate your brand from all the competition.

To help inspire you, take a look at these 10 unique packaging ideas, examples, and tips to help you make sure your product stands out from the crowd.

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Which One Won? Catchy mobile app names

Naming a new mobile app isn’t easy. Clever and catchy mobile app names help you stand out from your competitors, but it’s tough to know what users will think.

The right name for your app is one major way to build brand recognition, so make things easier on yourself by following tips from this PickFu poll. In this poll, the developer wants opinions on two potential names for a new app that enables users to gather information and chat with experts on any subject. 

Option A was wegatherapp and Option B was gatherxCan you guess which app name won? 

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How to Choose an Online Panel

Traditional market research methods such as telephone calls and in-person focus groups are cost-prohibitive and too time-consuming for many businesses. With an online panel, surveys can be completed quickly and easily, helping you collect a lot of data in relatively little time.

Before you get started, consider these factors in choosing a panel provider and start harnessing the wisdom of a crowd.

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Which One Won? Deciding on a product bonus

Everyone loves an opportunity to get a little something extra with their purchase. In e-commerce, an add-on item is known as a product bonus.

A free gift or the option to save money on a package deal could be all it takes to transform your product pages and encourage more conversions. So, how do you know what kind of product bonus your customers are looking for?

In this PickFu poll, the seller was looking for quick insights into what bonus a consumer would like as an add-on with their cat litter purchase.

The poll allowed for a lot of flexibility. Option A suggested a handy poop bag dispenser. Option B asked consumers for an open-ended answer describing the kind of alternative they might like. Notably, the seller asked for an add-on product that wasn’t cat litter.

What do you think the results were?

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The 5 Best Tools for App Store Optimization

You’ve just released your newest app, which you worked on for months. You made sure that it focused on providing one unique benefit to the world. But now, you’re not sure how to make it easy for the world to find it. This is where app store optimization (ASO) comes in.

Put simply, app store optimization has one goal: to get people to download your app. But there are several sub-goals that ASO addresses. Let’s talk about those first.

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Which One Won? Traditional versus virtual mobile app experience

In a world that is consistently getting busier, online grocery shopping and delivery services are becoming more popular. People want to save time whenever they can, and going to the grocery store is a chore they’re happy to skip. The mobile app developers in this PickFu poll are creating an app for online grocery shopping and wanted to split test two different mobile app experience styles of shopping in the app.  

Option A is a traditional approach where grocery items are listed in the app and the user clicks to see more or add it to their cart. Option B would simulate a grocery store and allow users to virtually ‘walk’ through the aisles to shop.  

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5 Tips to Improve Your E-commerce Photography

Purchasing a product is a visual activity. When you’re shopping in a store, you might pick an object up and turn it over a few times in your hands. You examine the packaging, how the product feels, and its overall visual impact. While the features and price of the product will help you to make your purchasing decision, around 93% of your choice to spend money will depend on visuals alone.

In the online shopping world, visuals are even more important. When you’re browsing through products online, you don’t have the ambiance of the store to influence your decisions or a customer service rep to answer your questions. You have to rely on the e-commerce photography provided in the listing.

With images so critical to online sales, how can sellers make sure that they’re creating the right kind of imagery? Follow these five tips.

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