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A Brief Guide to Multichannel Selling

Think back to the last time you bought something online. Did you do any research before you made your purchase? Did you look up reviews of the product and compare prices on Amazon, eBay and other online stores? Did you visit a brick-and-mortar store to get a better idea of the product before you purchased? […]

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Mar 16, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 0

5 Website Builders With Great eCommerce

Website builders were once spartan affairs, providing little more than a canvas onto which you could plop your best (or your worst) HTML. As the years have rolled by, website builders have emerged from the primordial digital soup, adopting WYSIWYG code-free editing, jumping on the freemium business model, and adding an increasing number of ready-made […]

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Mar 14, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0

8 Signs You’re Ready to Leave Etsy (and How to Do It)

When artists, crafters, and designers begin selling their wares online, they often arrive at the same place: Etsy. Etsy is a great place for hobbyists to test the waters and see if their products have a following. Newbie sellers can find their voices, decipher the complexities of shipping, and begin to build a customer base. […]

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Mar 2, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 0

7 Reasons to Rethink Drop Shipping

I’ve long seen drop shipping touted as the pinnacle of self-employment. Blogs everywhere advertise drop shipping courses with photos of business men and women hanging out on beaches with their laptops, happily clicking away as the dollars roll in. “You’ll be able to work from wherever, whenever!” they say. “It’s easy to make money with […]

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Feb 17, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce 0

A Guide to Omnichannel Solutions

“Omnichannel” is a difficult concept to unravel, mostly because it’s so new. The term “omnichannel” or “omni-channel” hasn’t yet settled on a single definition, or even a single spelling. Every now and then a writer will take a stab at explaining the omnichannel concept, hoping to pin it definitively to an eCommerce strategy or marketing […]

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Feb 10, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0

Top 4 Open Source eCommerce Platforms

Open source software is the pride and joy of the developer world. When a software is open source, every line of its source code is available to the public. In other words, anyone can get his or her hands on the very code used to build the platform. So, what does open source mean in […]

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

Top 3 Shopping Carts for Beginners

As an eCommerce software reviewer, I spend a lot of time haunting SMB community boards and forums. And, over my hours spent scrolling, I’ve noticed a few trends in the types of questions merchants ask one another. They want information about marketing, taxes, and price setting, but most often, they want to know the answer to […]

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Jan 25, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 1

Top 10 Add-Ons for WooCommerce

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 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 that: […]

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Jan 13, 2017 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0