Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, online businesses, large and small, are reporting a massive increase in ecommerce sales. In fact, recent figures from Adobe's Digital Economy Index show US ecommerce sales have gone up by a whopping 49% in April alone!
In light of this surge, more and more businesses are doing all they can to adjust their online sale strategies to make it easier for consumers to continue spending during this challenging period
And many small to medium-sized operators have found a solution to help them achieve exactly that…
In May 2020 San Francisco-based payment giant, Square, launched a new service called Square Online Checkout. It’s important to note this isn't the same as Square Online Store.
Continue reading Square Online Checkout Review (2020) – Everything You Need To Know
As an eCommerce store owner, you wear a variety of hats every day. From product designer to salesman, marketer, and customer relations manager, there's an endless list of tasks an entrepreneur has to stay on top of.
If you can relate to the above statement, you don't need us to tell you that customer acquisition is a time-consuming task…but, crucial to the growth of your online store.
And what better way to hit the ground running than with email marketing? Email users are predicted to grow to over 4.3 billion in 2023. That's nearly as much as half of the world’s population!
The many billions of marketing emails sent every day aren’t for nothing. On average, for every $1 spent on email marketing, you can expect an average return of $42.
Continue reading Who's CM Commerce? The King of AI Email Marketing?
Every business needs a website – everyone, and their grandma knows that! So, if you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur, and you don't have a site yet, you're probably facing the daunting prospect of how to go about it.
If you have a web developer on your team, designing your own website from scratch might be an option. However, for most entrepreneurs, a website building solution is the most viable avenue for creating a professional-looking site.
If you've had a quick scroll of our blog, you'll know there are tons of website builders on the market, many of which cater to slightly different audiences. But, today, we're taking a look at Zyro.
Continue reading Zyro Review: The New Kid on the Block
If you’re looking to build yourself a stunning new website this year, you might find yourself spoilt for choice. The market for drag-and-drop, website software has exploded over recent years. So, finding the best free website builder
for your business can seem like a tall order!
Luckily that means that there are plenty of good options out there, and many of them are free or come with a free trial. If you have time to test each and every one of the best website builders out there... we recommend doing so.
But, the chances are you're too busy, most probably planning your content and visualizing your ideal website. So to save you some time, we've compiled a list of the best free website builders out there.
Let's dive in!
Continue reading The 14 Best Free Website Builders to Use in 2020
It’s 2020, and for a business idea to take flight, you need to establish yourself on the world wide web.
So, you guessed it; a website is an absolute must-have.
Luckily, you don't need any coding or web development experience these days to create a stunning website on your own.
This is where website builders like Wix are often praised for being so user-friendly. With affordable pricing plans and hundreds of apps and templates, building just what you need is a breeze. Wix allows you to get online with very little time and effort, with its drag and drop editor that's one of the most intuitive on the market.
All that to say, it's no wonder Wix powers millions of websites.
Continue reading Wix Website Builder Review (Jul 2020) – Everything You Need to Know
Are you in the market for a new website? Or, perhaps you want to create an online portfolio, advertise your services on the web, or just share your passions? Whatever your reason, a website is a must-have for entrepreneurs of any background.
These days, website builders are available across the web with different platforms catering to a variety of needs. There are tons of high-quality services that enable you to get you up and running within an hour, presenting a hassle-free opportunity to establish your online brand.
Here enters the Wix vs Squarespace debate.
These are two of the most popular website builders on the market. Both platforms host millions of websites and gear themselves towards creative companies - and their focus isn't entirely on eCommerce. Instead, both Wix and Squarespace are powerhouses for personal and straightforward business websites alike.
Continue reading Wix vs Squarespace (Jul 2020): Which is the Better Website Builder?
As you go about choosing the best possible web hosting provider for your business, you’ll naturally look at features, price, and speed. But, it’s fair to say 'environmental impact' isn’t always the first thing users think about. Yet it's something worth considering. So, in this roundup, we're going to reveal the best green web hosting companies on the market.
Continue reading to find out more...
Continue reading The Best Green Web Hosting Out There (Jul 2020)
If you’re starting an online business selling merchandise of any sort, shipping is probably at the forefront of your mind. As a newbie to the industry, you might be unsure about how you handle shipping. Or perhaps, you're an established business looking for a more scalable and convenient way to manage your shipments? Either way, our Red Stag Fulfillment review might help you find the answer.
Third-party logistics companies don’t provide a one-size-fits-all solution to your fulfillment needs. When you’re looking for a fulfillment partner, you need to find one that has expertise in packing and shipping products like yours. In addition, your fulfillment company should offer the services that you need and your customers expect.
So, with that in mind, we’ve taken a look at how Red Stag handles order fulfillment. Are they an excellent choice for your business? Let’s find out…
Continue reading Red Stag Fulfillment Review: Order Fulfillment Made Easy