When deciding which ecommerce platform to use for your next store, it can sometimes be difficult to find the perfect match, while Squarespace is definitely one of the big players on the market, there may be reasons why you would prefer to go with another platform. If this is where you are at, then I have complied a list of 10 platforms that can be used as an alternative to Squarespace.
Today, social media spending makes up a small fraction of most business’ marketing budgets. A recent Duke University survey found that, on average, social media spending accounted for just 9% of the overall budget. But that number is projected to expand to nearly 22% in the next five years.
There are plenty of inspirational fashion stores and these 50 were chosen for their clean design, great UX or creative products. While in a brick and mortar store the assistant can help people entering the store to decide what to buy, in the online world it’s completely different. 90% of visitors want to see great design paired with awesome products, easy-to-read fonts (but matching the overall design!), and so on.
Every ecommerce store owner will tell you that finding the right theme that fits the needs of your store can be very difficult, there are a lot of things that you need to take into consideration, you also need to figure out which platform you will use. In this roundup, I have found some amazing ecommerce restaurant themes.
Shopify is one of the coolest ecommerce platforms to sell online with. Some people might think that larger brands and famous people wouldn’t be interested in Shopify because they might need something more powerful or customizable. This is far from the truth, because Shopify stores actually give you just about everything you need to expand your brand into something huge (especially with their new Shopify Plus version for high volume businesses).
So you have an e-Commerce site or are building one, and you're wondering “What can I do to increase my conversion rates?” Well, then this post is for you! And while you're at it, you might want to read this one as well: How to Improve Your Conversions (Even if You Have None).
Here is a list of e-Commerce sites offering the most inspirational checkouts; the websites in this list have got their checkouts absolutely right and will give you a clear idea of how you can go about designing a checkout page that will increase conversions by turning visitors into customers:
Throughout the ecommerce solutions reviews one area I paid special attention to was the quality of the templates offered by the different ecommerce platforms. Everyone knows there is nothing as important as having an online store with a great eye catching theme. In the past few years there has been a transition from using simple themes to having high quality storefronts. One way in which this has been achieved is through the use of CSS Transitions. Here are four examples of companies who I feel have beautifully integrated transitions into their design.