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USPS, UPS, or FedEx: Which Shipping Carrier Is Best?

With the holidays quickly approaching, online sellers and postal workers alike are bracing for the sudden rush of packages from the holiday buying frenzy. USPS, UPS, and FedEx workers everywhere are pulling out their gloves and strapping on their lumbar support. Winter is coming, and they are prepared! Merchants, on the other hand, may feel […]

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Nov 27, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Shipping 0

Using Amazon and eBay Integrations With Shopify

Omnichannel and multichannel are two of the biggest words in eCommerce. And while I often roll my eyes at these buzzwords, I have to admit that multichannel selling is a real, profitable trend. Studies show that adding a sales channel to your online store can significantly increase revenue. In fact, stores that sell on just […]

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Nov 22, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0
Best Black Friday Deals for Small Business Owners

2017 Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Holiday Deals for Small Business Owners

I’ve never understood why, on the day after we meditate on being thankful and content with what we have, we rush to the store and push through crowds of people to buy the next best thing. Until now, that is. When it comes to your small business, you should take advantage of every deal available […]

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Nov 17, 2017 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing, eCommerce, Email Marketing, Inventory Management, Mobile Payments, News, Point of Sale, Project Management 2

8 Hacks For Saving On Shipping Costs

Life hacks are life savers. Just a few years ago, I didn’t know I could use a dustpan to fill a large bucket, or that I could hold all my loose cables together using bread-bag clips. Life hacks make complex problems simple and simple problems no problem at all. In the spirit of hacking life, […]

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Nov 16, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Shipping 0

Wix VS Shopify

This is the dawning of the Age of Disruption, and most of us find ourselves among the Disrupted. As wages remain stagnant, decent benefits become ever harder to secure, and temporary work becomes the permanent reality, the cultural centrality of at-will employment lessens by the hour. With few legal or institutional norms left to deliver […]

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Nov 3, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0

Tardy to the Party: Preparing for eCommerce Holiday Sales in October (Or Later!)

We’re already well into October, and grocery stores everywhere are preparing to replace their aisles of Halloween candy with ornaments, candy canes, and cheaply made stockings. Yuletide is almost here, and if you haven’t yet begun, it’s time to start preparing. This is an important time for many merchants, including online sellers. According to a […]

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Oct 17, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0
Shopify alternatives

A Quick Guide To Shopify Pricing

When it comes to shopping cart platforms, Shopify (see our review) is the one to beat. This hugely popular eCommerce software serves over 400,000 merchants worldwide and has facilitated $34 billion of sales since its founding. Shopify’s easy-to-use design and affordable price make it a highly accessible choice for small business owners who want to expand […]

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Oct 16, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0

Dropshipping: A Quick Guide to Getting Started

Dropshipping is a hot topic in eCommerce. The dropshipping business model attracts hundreds of merchants with the shiny appeal of minimal work and easy profits. Dropshipping webinars and ebooks have continued to perpetuate the idea that dropshipping is the newest way to GET RICH QUICK! while working from the comfort of your own home. Unfortunately, […]

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Oct 5, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Shipping 0