Essentials of Ecommerce Security

As you set about doing business on the Web, you're going to encounter three specific types of people:

• Those who want to buy from you
• Those who want to steal from you
• Those who want to steal from those who buy from you

The paradox that every website owner faces is that you want to welcome the first type of person with open arms, but the others you'll want to try to shut out. In a traditional offline store, it's usually easy to sense where trouble is going to come from. Doing business online, however, means you lose that all important intuition.

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32 Ways to Solve Cart Abandonment (Without the Need for Discounts)

The average documented cart abandonment rate of 68.63% is no joke.

Companies as large as IBM experience consistently high abandonment rates, and it's interesting to see exactly what they do to counteract this.

As an ecommerce business owner, you must know what your average abandonment rate is. If you don't, that's your first bit of homework before moving onto this article.

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Ecommerce SEO: 50 Fantastic and Unusual Link Building Techniques (February 2019)

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Ecommerce SEO is still relying mainly on link building, the key to your search engine marketing success.

Sure, things have changed in the past, considering you can't just swap links with other websites or litter poor quality sites with links back to your website. And these are good things, because Google has made it clear that they are only interested in highlighting sites that use legitimate link building strategies.

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50+ Insider Tips & Tools for Handling Your Shipping

Shipping may seem boring, or not that big of a deal to you; but the truth is, the majority of your business depends on logistics.

Who's going to fulfill your orders? What types of people are packaging your products? Are you spending too much on shipping materials? Are your customers satisfied with the amount of time it takes to receive an item?

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30 Brilliant Ecommerce Forums and Communities You Need to Join

Think about the last time you talked to someone else about your current, or potential, online store. Was it with a friend or family? Did they have any qualifications to be giving you advice? As with all types of business, running an online store requires knowledge, and this knowledge generally comes from people who are battling it out in the trenches. Luckily, with the internet, you can find a wide range of great ecommerce forums and communities to start chatting with people who are also trying to make a living online.

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