One of the things that people don't tell you when building an online store is that it's actually somewhat tricky to set up a site that's made to support multiple languages and currencies.
Therefore, you get stuck in a situation where it's difficult to sell to people all over the world.
The customers are forced to use currencies or languages that they aren't used to.
Now, that's a major problem, isn't it?
Continue reading Smoolis Review: An Ecommerce Platform Built Around Multilingualism
If you currently run an online shop, take a moment to check your analytics. Where do most of your customers come from? The majority of your customers probably hail from the country you do business in, but chances are you get some decent numbers for other random countries. Chances are those people also speak your language, allowing them to navigate through your website and buy an item they find appealing.
But what about people in those same countries who aren't familiar with your language? They can't understand your website. Now that's a problem because it's clear that this hypothetical foreign country shows potential.
Continue reading Weglot Review: The Best Website Translator to Go International With Ecommerce
Managed WordPress hosting is a somewhat new niche area in the hosting world. It's useful for people on the WordPress platform if you have limited knowledge or would rather leave the more technical tasks to the experts. I typically recommend managed hosting to those new to the whole hosting (and website) game, but ecommerce is a little different.
Continue reading Kinsta Managed Hosting Review: All Ecommerce Sites on WordPress Should Check Out This Hosting
A drag and drop website builder generally gets a high recommendation from a guy like me. This is because I know that many ecommerce professionals and website designers in general are not all that experienced when it comes to making a site. Therefore, they don't want to touch any code.
But drag and drop builders also provide benefits for advanced users, seeing as how you can cut down on time spent developing and pump out more website designs for clients.
Continue reading MotoCMS Review: An Incredible Drag and Drop Ecommerce Builder for All
If you've ever tried to sell products on both Amazon and eBay, you already know how frustrating it can be to manage two dashboards, keep everything syncing and control the automated processes offered by both companies.
Well, we've come across a tool called SellerCloud, and it's making an effort to completely revolutionize the way multi-channel selling is done. Let's take a look to see if it's worth your money.
Continue reading SellerCloud Review – Sell on Multiple Channels Without the Per Channel Fee
If I told you a single ecommerce ratings app has shown to boost conversions by an average of 32%, would it grab your attention?
Well that's what the folks behind the Antenna Shopify app are claiming, and it seems like the numbers don't lie.
Continue reading Antenna Shopify App – Mobile First Ratings – The Ratings of the Future?
Think about all of the notifications you receive on a weekly basis. Some come in the form of mobile app push notifications, while others combine to form the onslaught of emails you receive in your inbox. Throw in SMS and you start to realize that the clutter being built up throughout your day makes it tough to keep it all in check.
And that's from the perspective of an average user.
Now think about notifications as an ecommerce professional. The competition to communicate and connect with customers seems impossible to beat.
Continue reading Wigzo Review: Browser/Desktop Notifications for Ecommerce
What's the biggest regret most online businesses have when looking back? More often than not you'll hear tales about how much more money they could have made if they just took the time to start collecting email addresses from customers. It's the same tale for ecommerce stores and bloggers, along with brick and mortar stores with websites. Email lists and newsletters get people coming back to buy more, so it's essential to have beautiful signup forms, analytics for understanding your best tactics and certain popup forms that are proven to increase conversions. We've reviewed a few email subscription form plugins in the past, but none of them get as much press as these guys, so please read our OptinMonster review.
Continue reading OptinMonster Review: Incredible Support and Analysis Features for a Simple Plugin