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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are you looking for a way to improve your customer relationships? An FAQ page might just do the trick. Not only is an FAQ area essential for guiding your customers around your site, but it can serve as a trust-builder, convincing customer to buy more products by giving them additional information. But how do you create the perfect FAQ page? Keep reading to find out.
Email marketing happens to be one of the most useful and profitable methods of online marketing – a fact that few ecommerce store owners would not be aware of. Klaviyo is an email marketing app/service that I have reviewed in this article below. It's one of the top email marketing apps you can find in many app stores, and it has quite a reputation for expediting the email creation process.