Online companies rise and fall depending on the quality of search engine optimization.
Let's say you start an online store. The idea rocks, your employees handle customer service like pros, and most of your shipments arrive ahead of schedule. Sounds like a pretty solid start, right?
The only problem lies in the SEO. This hypothetical company has failed to complete research on what it takes to beat out the competition on Google. Therefore, a far less competent company, with sub-par support and a mediocre product beats your company out.
Continue reading Best SEO Tools for Ecommerce: SemRush vs Ahrefs vs SpyFu vs Majestic vs Moz
Today we're publishing an enlightening guest post by Rosalie Dores, whom I had the pleasure to meet at her fabulous mindfulness courses in London. As much as we love the web and the opportunities ecommerce is offering us, I am sure many of you feel the intense pressure that technology and social media are putting on us. Let us try together to find the right balance.
Continue reading 24/7 Connectivity – A Choice
The age of affordable mobile apps is upon us. You can find dozens of builders online that help you construct a simple small business app without spending thousands of dollars on a developer. It works by providing pre-built templates and simple builders that anyone can manage.
The only problem is that some of the builders can get pricey the more downloads you have, and I've yet to find a solution to truly integrates with an ecommerce store.
However, that may have changed recently, since we were introduced to a company called Plobal Apps.
Continue reading Plobal Apps Review: A Swift Mobile App Builder, Strictly for Online Stores
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.
Continue reading Best Inventory Management Software (March 2017)
Finding a product to sell or promote online is the hard part. Maybe you've invented your own product, or maybe you've made some relationships for a niche dropshipping store. Regardless, how to learn WordPress will be a key element of your journey.
Continue reading Learn WordPress: How to Build the Best Websites and Online Shops by Yourself
In the world of business you generally have two options: Make a product or service that's completely new and revolutionary, or make something better.
It's rather common for entrepreneurs to go out and try to create an item that's never been seen before. We see it all the time on Shark Tank, from the Squatty Potty to ChordBuddy.
Continue reading Ecommerce Success is More Often About Improving Existing Products and Services
If systems like PayPal or Stripe are restricting your ability to expand, or if you're just starting to search for a new payment processor, it's prudent to keep your eyes on rates and reports.
A PayPal report is nothing more than a glorified spreadsheet, and you're bound to run into some hidden fees with other payment processors along the way.
Luckily, BlueSnap has some solutions to these problems.
Continue reading BlueSnap Review: A Payment Processor with Righteous Reporting and an Awesome API
With Yahoo's Aabaco Small Business, you can create an ecommerce store from scratch seemingly overnight. The small business solution is marketed as a platform where you can build a website, start selling online and effectively market your products.
Furthermore, the pre-packaged ecommerce tools that are included are billed as easy to use with powerful features.
Continue reading Yahoo's Aabaco Small Business Review: Create an Ecommerce Store from Scratch Seemingly Overnight