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6 Ways to Reduce and Reclaim Abandoned Shopping Carts

Imagine walking into a grocery store only to encounter row after row of full-to-the-brim shopping carts. What exactly has happened here? Have hundreds of people gone to the trouble of filling up their shopping carts only to ditch them last minute? Why would anyone do that? You likely you don’t find this type of abandoned shopping cart […]

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Apr 26, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 2

3 Reasons Your Online Store Should Have a Blog

These days, blogs run the internet. You see posts everywhere: on Facebook, Twitter, and in Google searches. Your competitors regularly update their blogs, and you’re beginning to wonder if you should too. But you might be also be wondering why blogging is such a common practice. What’s the point? How does blogging benefit an online […]

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Apr 26, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0

How To Sell Online in 5 Easy Steps

There is no shortage of messages telling you that the key to your financial freedom is to break into eCommerce. Everyone from software companies to magazines tells you to “be your own boss.” The allure is almost irresistible: no bosses, no commute, no deadlines, no time clocks. But you know what they say about things […]

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Apr 26, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 0
Volusion vs Shopify

Volusion vs Shopify

Shopify and Volusion are two of the biggest names in eCommerce, robust SaaS solutions that provide users with web-based platforms on which they can feature, market, and sell their products. Both are easy-to-use shopping carts that are comparable in features and price. So, how do you choose between the two? We’re here to help. We’ve […]

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Apr 24, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 1
Bigcommerce vs Shopify

Shopify VS BigCommerce

Shopify and BigCommerce are two of the best-known shopping cart solutions in the eCommerce industry. Both platforms boast impressive ease of use, competitive prices, beautiful web design, and reliable customer service. When both platforms have so much to offer, how do you choose between the two? That’s where we come in. Here at Merchant Maverick, […]

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Apr 12, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 8
Shopify vs Magento

Shopify VS Magento

Shopify and Magento are both shopping carts that, at their most basic levels, allow you to create and operate an online store. Boasting more than $24 billion in merchant sales since its launch in 2006, Shopify is probably the best-known cart in the industry. Shopify has earned a reputation for slick themes, accessible customer service, and […]

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Apr 10, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 0
Shopify alternatives

Top 9 Shopify Alternatives

Shopify, an outstanding eCommerce platform, is the shopping cart software we at Merchant Maverick recommend to most businesses. But of course, we know there are plenty of businesses out there looking for Shopify alternatives, especially in recent months. While we love Shopify’s software, we understand that it might not be the best cart for everyone. […]

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Apr 4, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 0
Volusion vs BigCommerce

BigCommerce VS Volusion

These days, most online merchants are turning their attention to SaaS solutions. These web-based selling platforms give you all the tools you need to set up an online shop, including web hosting, web security, rich feature sets, full-time technical support, and beautiful design templates for your storefront. And, best of all, you can operate a […]

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Apr 3, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 4

Business News and Other Stories for March 2017

Part of our work here at Merchant Maverick is staying on top of new developments and trends in the industries that we cover. We learn a lot from the news article, blogs, and community forums we frequent. So much, in fact, that we want to share our knowledge with you in a more direct fashion. […]

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Apr 3, 2017 Filed under: Accounting, Bookkeeping, Invoicing, Business Loans, Credit Card Processing, eCommerce, Mobile Payments, News, Point of Sale, Web Development 0

Shopify VS Big Cartel

A cloud-based shopping cart for the masses, I would consider Shopify nothing less than a legend in the world of eCommerce. Shopify is the little Canadian start-up that could. They initially advertised their SaaS product by word of mouth and started earning a profit by 2008, three years after the company’s founding. Today, more than 377,000 small […]

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Mar 29, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 4