Crowdfunding has become extremely popular in the recent past, allowing entrepreneurs and smaller companies to gain funding from regular people for their projects such as movies, smart coolers, interesting games and more. Crowdfunding works by asking people to contribute to the campaigns, who then receive rewards for their “investments.”
Black Friday has quickly turned into one of the busiest shopping days of the entire year, while Cyber Monday has even surpassed Black Friday in sales. In this article we have cover some amazing marketing tips that pit Black Friday vs Cyber Monday ecommerce marketing against each other. It may seem like you should take the same approach with both, but that couldn't be further from the truth.
Launching an online shop can prove to be a very enjoyable and financially rewarding decision, but it is a big commitment, especially if it’s your first attempt at running a business. There are lots of factors to bear in mind, such as the time and effort it may take to get your business off the ground. You’ll also have to pay close attention to your company’s finances, ensuring you retain a steady cash flow. Additionally if you’re looking to grow your business, you’ll have to pay close considerations as to how many staff you will need to employ and other issues such as whether you need office space to begin with or to hot-desk. It is also important to be cautious of expanding too quickly early on as it could place a burden on your short term finances.
One of the most important parts of a website is without a doubt the photos that are being used on the website. Images are important if you want social sharing, visitors, ‘likes’ and center stage in the virtual world. A website with images of a poor quality is doomed to get fewer visitors and conversions than a website with stunning images. If you are worried that finding amazing images for your website might seem like a time consuming chore, then fear not, there are tons of tools to help you fix this aspect too and here are my favorite 40 such sites:
Have you heard of Stripe Atlas?
If not, you may be in for a treat, because it's one of the more ambitious endeavors taken on by the Stripe payment processor, enabling affordable worldwide business transactions no matter where your company is located.
The exciting world of ecommerce themes change on a year to year basis, so it's essential to keep up-to-date on the certain WordPress themes that companies produce to ensure that you are selecting the ideal solutions for selling online.
We talk quite a bit about choosing the right ecommerce platform on this site, and one of the most selected methods for selling online is through a WordPress website. This is a completely free content management system, and you maintain control of all your content. However, this also requires you to install the WooCommerce plugin, but that's not all that hard to do on your own. You can also go with the Bluehost WooCommerce plan if you'd rather they set it up for you.
Everyone will tell you that numbers can be really boring really fast unless you are an accounting who loves to crunch numbers, a great way of displaying this information is through information graphics or infographics. They can make very boring data much more interesting.
Even though 2016 is only a few months old, we have already seen some absolutely stunning Infographics, the subjects of these range from Matcha Tea to Ecommerce trends for 2016 and adwords made easy in 2016, but they all have one thing in common, they were designed by someone who knew exactly what they were doing.
Think about the type of customer support you dish out to your customers. Is it through live chat, email and over the phone? Do you have forums, knowledge bases and handy video blogs to guide customers on how to use products?