Banner Notification for Frequently Returned Items


What to Expect From this Use Case

This banner displays the message "Carefully double-check the item characteristics before purchasing to make sure that the item suits your needs the best" to your customers on products that are returned often. Shed light on often returned products so that the customer consciously makes a purchase and the number of returns lowers.

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Use Case Items

With this use case, you’ll get a:

  • Ready-to-use notification for frequently returned items banner
  • Pre-defined evaluation dashboard

How to deploy the Use Case

After downloading the use case, follow these steps:

Step 1: Meet the Requirements

Verify if the data in your project meets the requirements. Follow this step-by-step setup guide in case of problems.

Step 2: Understand the Use Case Logic

To be targeted with this banner, the customer must visit a product page with one of the TOP 10 most returned products in the last 30 days. The banner is displayed to a customer 10 seconds after visiting a product page and a maximum of 3 times per 24 hours. If a customer does not close the banner themselves, it will close automatically after 30 minutes.

This use case can automatically analyze the TOP 10 most returned products in the last 30 days on your website in a pre-defined report based on data from your product catalog and customer behavior on your website. Identifying product IDs of these top 10 returned products, the banner is displayed on the product's URL from the product catalog.

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The logic of this use case is built on best practices and only requires adjustments if you want to further customize the use case. Get instant value by launching this campaign in just a few clicks.

However, we highly recommend you adjust the use case design and copy to fit your business needs.

Step 3: Adjust the Use Case

Now that you understand the use case logic, you can set up the use case according to your preference.

3.1 Banner Settings

If you decide to customize the banner logic, follow this detailed guide to make the adjustments.

3.2 Design & Copy

Customize the banner visuals and copy to align with your company's brand identity. See banner tooltips ℹ️ in case of uncertainty.

Otherwise, you can go through this guide for more information.

Step 4: Test and Run the Use Case

When you are done adjusting the use case, we recommend to always test the use case before deployment. When testing, double-check if the use case design, copy, and settings work as preferred.

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Warning

You should only deploy a use case after testing. Testing prevents sending unfinished or imperfect campaigns to your customer base.

Run the use case once the testing is over. When you open the banner, click the Start button in the upper right corner to launch the campaign.

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Congratulations!

If you got here, you have successfully deployed this use case.

Step 5: Evaluate the Results

Remember to run the use case for a few days to see the impact.

After this initial period, use the prebuilt and ready-to-use evaluation dashboard specifically included in this use case to measure and analyze relevant data.

To evaluate, open the evaluation dashboard, enter the banner's name (e.g. Banner Notification for Frequently Returned Items) and click the Refresh button in the upper right corner to see the results.

If you encounter any problems, read this article for insights on evaluating your campaign.

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Don’t forget to regularly check campaign results so you can optimize the use case for better performance.

Additional Resources

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