If you have any plans to ship some of your products from China, ePacket delivery is one of the most common options to do so. It's becoming rather typical for online stores and many types of business owners to purchase products from outside of their own country. One of those countries is China. There are a wide variety of reasons that China has become a leader in manufacturing, but much of it has to do with low costs and highly specialized workers. Therefore it makes sense that you, as an online business owner, may want to source some of your products from China and ship them to your own country.
As mentioned, ePacket delivery is one of your shipping options when purchasing or dropshipping from China. If you have no idea what an ePacket is, or you would like to learn more about the pros and cons, this is the article for you.
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So you want to sell courses online? Maybe you have a knack for Adobe Illustrator or like the idea of making money by teaching people photography. One of the great things about the Internet today is that you can take a look at your current skill set and potentially monetize it by becoming an instructor online. But how do you go about building a website and selling these online courses? Luckily, there are several online course building platforms to choose from. We want to compare two of the most popular options, so we'll pit Udemy vs Teachable and see which one comes out on top.
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You've seen (or maybe heard about) the entrepreneurs on Shark Tank. Half of them walk in front of the sharks talking about the hundreds of thousands, or even millions of dollars they have spent on their startup, only to be in a situation where they need more money from the billionaire investors to keep their dreams alive.
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As a small business owner who is in the process of setting up an ecommerce storefront, you may have selected a software platform that is not a hosted service but requires you to provide your own web hosting for your store (such as WooCommerce). This being the case, you're probably looking for a suitable and affordable hosting service. In this BlueHost review we'll talk about the pros and cons of one of the most popular hosts. This way, you'll get an idea if Bluehost is the right option for your online store or if you should consider something else.
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We’ve talked many times about how to get your ecommerce site up and running within just a few minutes, but you’ll start to notice that the majority of content online is about selling physical products, and we want to fix this. Some of the best ecommerce platforms provide options to sell your own digital products such as eBooks, music and video courses, but they don’t particularly focus on these digital items. There are only a few platforms out there that do, and Easy Digital Downloads – aka EDD – is one of the more highly respected ones.
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If you've ever tried to sell books online, you know that it can be difficult to find quality on-demand printing options. Some of them are only in it for the money and don't really help you out with anything else like marketing. Others provide low-quality prints that end up having no chance of being sold. In this Lulu xPress review, we'll explore what looks like a reputable and supportive print on demand option for your books.
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It's a good idea to look at Payment Depot reviews like this one, because it truly is one of the most transparent payment processors. If you like membership pricing, Payment Depot provides a system where you pay a monthly membership fee for your processing.
Because of this, there are only small transaction fees and no percentage markups based on the number of sales or the cost of products being sold.
We're starting to see many other payment processors go with pricing models like this. Payment Depot seems to be a leader with this payment structure, considering you don't have to worry about application or setup fees–and the pricing is rather transparent.
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Choosing an ecommerce platform is far from an easy decision. Some of them offer better pricing, while others are known for beautiful templates. From Shopify to WooCommerce and Squarespace to BigCommerce, they all have pros and cons. But if you'd like to guarantee a smooth interface and ensure that you're getting incredible themes, it seems like you can't go wrong with BigCommerce. The pricing is pretty competitive, and BigCommerce has been known to help you grow into a larger company. In this BigCommerce tutorial, we'll talk about how to launch an online store with BigCommerce, along with some tips for adding products and testing your store.
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