You've seen it through Amazon Prime, but it is worthwhile for your online store?
We're talking about free return shipping.
So many other methods for standing out from competition are coming out. For example, you could provide free shipping after a certain amount of money is spent. Or you could put a strong focus on your support team to gain a reputation like that of Zappos.
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Are you ready to start building your brand new ecommerce website? You have a wide selection of platforms to choose from, but one of the most reliable is WooCommerce. This is an open source plugin that works with WordPress, and it requires an ecommerce hosting account to store all your files and secure your website.
Hosting is also required for solutions like Magento and any other self-hosted system, so it's nice to know which of the hosting platforms are best for building and scaling up your online store. Hundreds of ecommerce hosting providers are available for you to play around with, so keep reading to learn about the best solutions for you.
Continue reading Best Ecommerce Hosting: Bluehost vs WP Engine vs SiteGround vs Pagely vs FlyWheel
It's nice selling your items online, but what other opportunities are out there for you?
Think about where your customers spend most of their time online.
It it on your website? Absolutely not. Is it Amazon? Maybe a little more than your website, but you can't honestly expect people to be spending the majority of their time on ecommerce sites.
Continue reading The Best Apps and Tools to Use for Selling Through Social Media
What’s it like running an online business? Are there certain hours most owners wake up? Is it all delegating tasks and sitting back raking in passive income?
Well, no. It’s quite the opposite actually, since some of the most successful ecommerce business owners work long hours, live and breathe their companies and create an atmosphere where both employees and customers are satisfied.
Whether you’re just getting started building your Shopify site, or researching the possibility of setting up a Magento or WordPress ecommerce site, it’s wise to understand your responsibilities as a digital entrepreneur who makes most of your money through an online shop.
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Imagine a world where you could build an ecommerce website and not have to worry about whether or not it looked good or offered a quality user experience.
Sounds pretty amazing, right?
Now forget that ridiculous fantasy, because it's never going to happen.
Continue reading The Best Places to Find Feedback About Your Ecommerce Website
It is no secret that everyone loves to win things, just look at the lottery, even though the chance of winning is minimal, people still spend a lot of money on tickets, hoping they get the winning ticket. Hosting a good giveaway can boost your visibility as well as your brand awareness among your customers.
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Shoppers nowadays prefer to catch sales online, such as those on the days right before and after Christmas, instead of heading outdoors and trying to shop in retail outlets. Therefore, online sales, especially during the holidays, are on the rise.
There are many ways you can use this upward trend to your advantage in the 2015 holiday season without spending a lot on marketing. From website optimization to using email marketing, we provide a laundry list of ways in which you can boost your holiday sales this year!
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The last decade saw some major changes in the ecommerce landscape. From expanded delivery services to purchases via apps to social checkout, online retailing is constantly changing to meet the growing demands of consumers and we are likely to see further changes in the coming year.
2015 is almost gone and marketers are preparing for a new year, along with a new set of challenges. Here are 4 online retail predictions to help you get ready for 2016!
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