You’ve got the most amazing selection of products, competitive prices, and some pretty successful marketing on your online store. However, you won’t be able to pluck success from the ecommerce world until you’ve got one more thing right: your payment gateway.
The payment gateway on your ecommerce site is how you accept and process payments from your customers when they visit you online. Choose the right gateway, and you’ll give your customers a reliable and trustworthy experience that makes them feel comfortable about buying from you. Choose the wrong payment gateway, and you risk losing a potential conversion forever.
So, how do you decide which tool you need?
Continue reading Stripe vs PayPal: Which Payment Gateway is Right for You?
At the present moment, there's no such thing as running a thriving retail business, in the absence of a solidly built and cloud-based POS system. Well, if you can hack without one, high chances are, it won't last for long. For that reason, the Lightspeed Retail system has been kitted out with all-inclusive features which we'll dig into in a moment.
Every so often, a retailer is confronted with overwhelming tasks in the course of running a business. While there's no guaranteed accuracy whatsoever when you manually do things like inventory, Lightspeed is designed to thrash out such mishaps. Or better still, automate all your retail transactions.
Fact is, a booming retail business needs overarching goals and objectives. Here's a case in point. You need a clear-signed plan to manage your back office. What do I mean? You ought to get a little curious about how you'll be at the helm of your accounting tasks, inventory, and most significantly, your staff.
Continue reading Lightspeed Retail POS Review: A Definitive Guide for 2020
Online forms are one of the most tricky areas of website development to get right, especially with so many things that can go wrong. The changing nature of how people access online content also has had an impact on a technology that was developed years before people expected to be able to with a phone what they normally would only do with a computer. It's a technology which has undergone very little evolution.
Continue reading The Quest For Smarter Web Forms
Shopify vs Weebly – do you want to learn about how the two platforms match up?
When it comes to building an amazing online store, the most important thing any business owner can invest in, is the right tools. In today’s digital world, there’s more to making a name for yourself in the crowded marketplace than simply producing the right products or services, you also need a store that captures audience attention and drives new sales.
The good news for today’s would-be entrepreneurs, is that there are a lot of options out there that you can get started with, ranging all the way from BigCommerce, to WordPress. Today, we’re going to be looking at two of the most popular and well-known ecommerce platforms around, Shopify and WordPress.
Both of Shopify and Weebly are designed to simplify the process of building your online store from scratch. They offer exceptional user-friendliness for beginners, allowing you to move beyond issues like lack of code knowledge so that you can drag-and-drop the ideal website to life.
Continue reading Weebly vs Shopify: What You Need to Know (June 2020)
So you want to learn how to start a dropshipping business? For all it’s worth, here’s everything you need to know as a beginner.
Starting your own dropshipping business is worth the grit. There are thousands of success stories behind this ecommerce business model.
We have dropshipping stores selling a single product, yet making six-figure sales each month.
Let’s take Scott Hisle, as our case in point. The spirited millennial dropshipper who’s also featured on Oberlo’s success stories category is such a huge proponent of one product store.
And that goes the effortless way to say that dropshipping isn’t all about mimicking Amazon and spamming your ecommerce store with different kinds of niche products.
Instead, you can focus on one winning product and build a six-figure dropshipping business.
Continue reading How to Start a Dropshipping Business in 2020
You know that dream where you end up in a cartoon? Something along the lines of “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”, but much better? The thing is that afterwards you don’t remember the ‘stars’, or the confusing storyline, you only remember the colours. They are bright, and it seems like somebody is constantly refreshing them, as they never fade. And you don’t want to wake up because your room has goose egg green walls and beige carpet.
Continue reading A bag less ordinary
Check out our new sister site: SHOPPIES, the ecommerce awards offered to the best up-and-coming online shops for excellence in user experience and web design.
This is the fourth installment of the end of the week roundup featuring the best shops, what platforms they’re using, the SHOPPIES grades (for UX, identity & content), and a short description. Hopefully this will inspire you to create your own online shop (or grow it if you already have one) and get your very own SHOPPIES award!
Continue reading SHOPPIES: Best Shops of The Week [March 15-21, 2015]
If you’re reading this Cart2Cart review, then I guess you’re probably not a newbie in the field of online selling. Hence, you must have noticed the speed at which ecommerce tech has been changing of late.
Going by the numerous reviews we’ve done so far, it’s pretty evident that ecommerce is constantly growing, and at an exponential rate. The year 2019 alone has seen a wide range of feature improvements and updates being implemented by various selling platforms, as they try to outdo each other in an industry that’s already extremely competitive.
Well, you could argue that ecommerce platforms are enjoying the advantages that come with superior tools. Fair enough. But, all things considered, online merchants are the biggest beneficiaries here.
Continue reading A Detailed Cart2Cart Review: One the Best Shopping Cart Migration Tools