We’re well into January, and the New Year’s buzz is finally beginning to die down. Already, before we’ve even had time to take down the Christmas lights, we’ve seen articles about how to set achievable New Years resolutions, how to stick to them, and what to do when those resolutions fall apart. In the eCommerce […]
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WooCommerce is one of the most commonly used eCommerce platforms for WordPress, and it’s no surprise! This open source eCommerce platform easily plugs-in to any WordPress.org site, and it does so completely free of charge. You may be asking yourself: how can WooCommerce afford to offer their services 100% free? There’s an easy answer to […]
Those of you who have taken the plunge and dug deep into eCommerce platform research have probably noticed a few mentions of “multi-vendor” solutions (often tucked into the corner of the “Pricing” webpage with a little one-paragraph-description and a four digit price tag). If so, you might be wondering what exactly are these multi-vendor solutions? Do I need one? Why are […]
Zoey is an eCommerce platform that provides B2B (business to business) and wholesale sellers with the tools they need to build an online store.
Pros Suited for large businesses Impressive feature set Scalable Cons Expensive monthly cost Moderate learning curve Poor public reputation Overview Like so many other eCommerce platforms, Shopping Cart Elite (SCE) was born of necessity. There weren’t many options by way of eCommerce shopping cart software in the early parts of this century, so in 2001, […]
Pros Reasonable monthly cost Easy to use Advanced features Intuitive design tools available Single page checkout Cons Limited customer support hours Some outdated design templates Limited international selling features Overview Founded in 2005, AmeriCommerce began as an innovative shopping cart platform, the first to offer multiple store management, product embedding on other sites, and single […]
Mobile devices are responsible for an astounding 54% of internet global web browsing. When consumers look for information online, they more often grab their smartphones than their laptops. This switch to mobile comes with an important responsibility for website owners–you must make your site mobile-friendly. And one of the best ways to ensure that your site is easy to use (and view) on mobile is through responsive web design.
All growth comes with growing pains; the growth of an online store is no exception. As your online business grows, you may find yourself being stretched in new ways. You now know more geeky-internet stuff than you ever wanted to know, and you can speak a new language: basic HTML. In fact, you’re starting to […]
Building a large business on a subpar platform is like training a circus elephant to dance on a tiny stage: It’s clumsy and frustrating, and something will probably break. If your business has become an elephant and you a frustrated trainer, you may be considering a switch. Fortunately, many platforms offer enterprise plans for their […]
When it comes to enterprise eCommerce platforms, you can expect to deal with a lot of sass . . . . er, SaaS. Software as a Service (SaaS) has been on the rise for the past few years, largely because SaaS platforms are a whole lot easier to get up and running. Shopify Plus (see our […]