How GC Gift Boxes & Hampers Increased Their Online Sales By 84.9%

Services: eCommerce

Digital Surfer Team


Increase In Sales

New WooCommerce Platform


Increase In Sessions

About GC Gift Boxes & Hampers

GC Gift Boxes & Hampers has created and delivered chocolate bouquets, gift boxes, baskets and hampers on the Gold Coast since 2010. Their goal is to make it quick and easy to find that ‘just right’ gift for someone on their birthday, who has had a baby, as an anniversary or corporate gift and more. With same-day shipping, 5-star ratings and reliable Australia-wide delivery, they knew they were ready to go to that next level.

In 2020, GC Gift Boxes & Hampers faced the challenge of their website platform closing down heading into some of their peak seasons. With Digital Surfer, they weren’t just able to migrate their site with minimal downturn, but also increase their sales by more than 80%

Client Goals & Challenges

Having been in business since 2010, GC Gift Baskets & Hampers were ready to take their business to the next level. When their website platform, Business Catalyst, announced their closure, they took this as an opportunity to put their business in the best position online to get them the results they need to increase their revenue. 

  • Migrate Website With Little-to-No Downtime
  • Increase Their Visibility for Gold Coast
  • Expand their Reach Nationally
  • Double Their Sales Over Peak Periods
Plus One Vet Campaign

Our plan for  GC Gift Boxes & Hampers was to utilise their extensive and underutilised data to not only optimise their new website, but determine the best time to perform the migration that would cause the least disruption to their sales and business. By analysing their user behaviour, we found the perfect window to migrate their website when few people would be visiting their site and making sales. 

Once we knew when we would migrate, we turned to the how. To give our optimise strategy a boost, we chose WooCommerce through WordPress, the world’s top eCommerce and website platforms. This not only gave us a better chance at ranking their website successfully, but also allowed us to streamline their user experience and design to increase conversions.

Our Strategy & Direction

eCommerce SEO Growth

Campaign Results

The Results

The new website went live in July 2020. Prior to this, GC Gift Boxes & Hampers saw an average of 202 sessions, with spikes in traffic around seasonal holidays, including Christmas and Valentine’s Day. After the website launch, they experienced an immediate growth to an average of 762 sessions a month, which further grew to 928 sessions within the year. 

Optimising the business’s user experience and shipping processes also saw great results. We saw a decrease in abandoned cart rates, as well as an 84.9% increase in Sales in December 2020 versus December 2019. With these results, the business was able to expand their marketing budget further to even further their growth and revenue.

DS Level Up

With Digital Surfer

How could an 85% increase in sales benefit your business? It’s about time you found out! Contact our team at Digital Surfer to level up your business and live the life you’ve always wanted. 

How We Can Help Your Business Too 

If your business is ready to take on more leads and sales, then let’s have a chat. Every campaign we work on is completely custom to your needs and goals, whether that’s a website, paid ads, search engine optimisation or even optimising your conversion processes. Talk to our team in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and beyond to find the right solution for your growth plans.