The Intuit name is synonymous with products like Intuit QuickBooks, TurboTax and Quicken, all of which are used regularly for taxes, accounting and finances. All of the tools mentioned are viewed favorably by accountants and other professionals throughout the world, so it's exciting to see exactly what the Intuit brand has to offer in terms of a payment gateway.
PayPal was once one of the most revolutionary pieces of technology in the world. At that time there was not that much interest in PayPal alternatives. It not only allowed you to quickly send and accept money from friends and family, but it ensured that the money was far safer than many of the other options you could choose from. This came in huge once eBay emerged, considering both sellers and buyers were concerned about fraudulent activity.
Shopify is filled with tools for launching a site within minutes, and you don't have to worry about self-hosting or buying a domain name from a third party.
In that respect, one could call it the perfect out of the box solution, built with pricing plans that cater to small starter stores as well as shops that are bringing in millions of dollars in sales.
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If you've worked with Shopify in the past, you've asked the question, “Which Shopify apps are the best?” The question generally comes from beginners trying to scale up their stores, but eventually, you'll start hearing similar thoughts ringing in your head. Although this time, it'll be more focused, like apps for accounting, email marketing or social media. You're also bound to hear yourself thinking about budgetary restraints, meaning the free and affordable apps are generally on your radar first.
Although this time, it'll be more focused, like apps for accounting, email marketing or social media. You're also bound to hear yourself thinking about budgetary restraints, meaning the free and affordable apps are generally on your radar first.
There's more though: In early 2016, BigCommerce underwent an incredibly drastic rebranding change, with a completely new brand structure, more integrations and plenty of new features for the users. In short, the company stated that the logo change is more reminiscent of what the platform is designed to do for users, referring to the upward trending chart logo. In addition, the company has shuffled around its website design in an attempt to provide easier access to information for all users.
Email marketing is still the most effective way to connect with your customers. Social media and pay per click advertising are both essential parts of the equation, but they can often only go so far. After all, you're not building a community of loyal customers with advertisements on social media or Google.
Email marketing is still the way to connect with and engage customers, both new and old. So which email marketing tool is best for you? There are a lot of them out there, but we are going to focus on two of the most popular: Constant Contact and Mailchimp.
Let's pit Mailchimp vs Constant Contact and see how it turns out.
You know the drill. A customer stops by your store and tries to buy a product. They're pretty pumped about this new pair of shoes, completing a few hours of research and forking over a large chunk of money during the checkout process. Only one problem lurks in the shadows: The shoes are out of stock. Inventory management software could be the difference between losing customers for life and keeping people around for years to come.