How to be Mindful with Ecommerce, Web Design, Development and Marketing

This is a guest post by Kaira Jewel Lingo, a mindfulness teacher and spiritual mentor I've met last year at a wonderful retreat in Devon, UK. However, I have been using her guided meditations for many years in order to get some calm and ease in the middle of a busy day, or at the end of it. So it's a great pleasure to invite Kaira Jewel to teach us how to slow down and enjoy life around our screens:

Many of us spend much of our day on the Internet, focused on things like web development, UX, UI, marketing, or learning about the ever-fascinating world of ecommerce. Already surfing the Internet in our downtime for pleasure, shopping, or to read up on news can be quite addictive, all the more so when we must be online all day for our jobs and our income depends on rapid responses and quick decisions to market trends. It's so easy to get sucked down the rabbit hole and lose ourselves.

There are practices we can learn to help us to regain perspective, maintain our balance, joy, relaxation and ease and engage mindfully with technology. It's not easy, but it's extremely worthwhile.

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How to Create a Best Selling Video Course

Making an online video course takes a few things: an idea, some video-making equipment, and the right platform to launch your website. If you're trying to learn how to create a video course, one of the best ways to go about doing that is with the Teachable system. It doesn't matter what types of video courses you're trying to make, since Teachable offers a drag and drop editor, support for all types of files, sales pages, community tools, and more.

We've already highlighted the benefits of Teachable in an extensive review, but now it's time to walk through the steps and make an online video course of our own.

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Top 60 Best Online Stores and Key Marketing Tactics to Learn from Each One

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What makes an ecommerce store successful? What secret formula do you have to follow to increase your sales?

We've teamed up with Ecommerce Design and selected the next 50 sites for their flawless design, great customer service, unique ideas or just because they deliver an unforgettable experience to their visitors.

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We Accept Credit Cards: 16 Editable Vector Designs for Your Website (Free Download)

You’ve probably noticed that credit cards are gaining ground, unless, of course, you’ve been on a mission to the moon during the last decade. Not only are they gaining ground, but they are essential in any ecommerce enterprise.

Now that we’ve settled this, it's good to also know that credit cards come in various colors, have several backgrounds, and each has its own special features. Some mightier than others, but all good for commerce. That's why you shouldn't miss to add “We Accept Credit Cards” sign from your online shop.

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7 Unique SEO Tips for Online Businesses

The world of SEO is one of the more frustrating parts of running an online business. You can read up on the common SEO tips, and those are more than likely going to give you a competitive advantage over other companies in the market.

You'll also find all sorts of cool SEO tools that do everything from SEO evaluation to image alt tag creation.

Your first step with an online store should be to focus on the basics of SEO. That includes image alt tags, keyword use, blogging and complete product page optimization.

This way you can at least get on the same playing field as the competition.

But what about going above and beyond? Are there some more unique SEO tips you can follow to strengthen your online business?

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