Fantastic Resources & Tools for Ecommerce (September 2016)

Here is a list of my favourite services, tools, techniques and other fun stuff that I'm using on my blogs and online shops:

Software

Shopify: The best ecommerce platform by a long shot

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BlueHost: Use this hosting company when starting your first business / website

Divi: My favorite WordPress ecommerce theme

AWeber: Best service out there for your ecommerce email marketing needs

OptinMonster: I use this fantastic lead generation tool on all my websites

SEMrush: if you're serious about SEO business you have to use this

Buffer: A gold mine for our social media activity

LiveChat: Sweeeet help desk and live chat software for your shop

Ecommerce Services

Dharma Merchant: Cut the fees and work with an ethical company!

RedStag Fulfilment: Can't go wrong with this fulfilment service

Xero: My favourite accounting software

My Most Popular Articles

Ecommerce Website Builder: How to Build an Ecommerce Website

The Ultimate, Epic Guide to Grow a Successful Online Business

How to Validate Your Niche for Less Than $100

Choose the Best Ecommerce Platform for SEO

A Collection of the Best Free WordPress Ecommerce Plug-ins for 2016

50 Online Fashion Stores And Their UX Tricks You Should Borrow

Top 10 Best Ways to Sell Digital Goods Online

50 Unbeatable Ecommerce Marketing Tips for 2016

Killer Places to Find Products to Dropship and Sell On Your Store 

7 Tips for Amazon Sellers to Increase Sales

My Other Websites

Ecommerce Designs: a daily curated gallery of the best online shops and the technologies that power them

WebAppMeitser: a comparison engine for online software

Inspired Magazine: my first blog, an online magazine about web design

Design Reviver: a blog about graphic design

Matcha Tea: an online shop where we sell *drum rolls* matcha tea 🙂

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  1. Hello, I am a IT developer. I have written the front end and the back end of https://www.picturemygaragesale.com. Upon reaching the point of creating my on shopping cart and gathering all information for credit information (name on card, card #, CVV, amount, billing address etc), testing and testing for weeks, I thought the hard part was over. The hard part it seems is to find a third party merchant gateway to take this information and process it. I was using SecureNet. The have presented my with a set of programs called a SDK that they are simply unwilling to give instructions (that make sense) on how this can be applied to my site. Knowing that all I need is to hand information to the gateway processor for credit card validation and charge, taking their fees an finally making a deposit into my business banking account….is there a company (perhaps your company) that you can suggest to me that will not continue to make this a nightmare? I can guarantee you that this information would be highly appreciated.

    1. Kent, if u are in USA,
      take a look at dwolla dot com.
      They are the best around despite their
      punishment due to a digi currency acceptance.

      In case u are in EUrope, consider to insert
      the only and one lightfast iDeal stuff?

      The best of success and make it an
      auspicious New Year! Fire-red Champ is coming. :-p

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