joined:Jan 14, 2011
I believe i am right to say that in eCommerce sites it is not unusual to have a slight drop in traffic and sales the day of mothers day. We have consistently seen a steady drop in traffic about 5 days leading up to Mothers Day and then a strong rebound the Monday after. (I should mention that our products are not mother-centric... necessarily)
However, this year (Monday specifically) we saw a lot of very odd behavior in our cart that is unusual in comparison to years before. Google traffic rebounded slightly, cart view were way up but No one, I mean, no one was buying. Just lots of people popping an item in their cart, looking at it and leaving. I've checked to make sure there are no errors in the cart, etc.
Has anyone else experienced an unusual spike in traffic/drop in sales yesterday and continuing into today? With the recent update, are we now being sent a 'different class' of traffic, by that i mean all the non-buyers or as many here like to call it 'zombie traffic'...
Oh, just another frustrating start to another frustrating week...