While there are other online marketplaces catering to vendors of handmade goods, Etsy remains a top platform — and for good reason. It’s easy to sign up for Etsy, and Etsy provides a supportive community of artists and artisans that has drawn in more than 45 million active buyers since 2012. This article will share step-by-step instructions for setting up an Etsy shop and give you some tips you can use to start selling.
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Shopify Plus is a fully hosted, cloud-based eCommerce platform aimed at high-volume merchants who anticipate large amounts of both traffic and sales. It’s fast — delivering unlimited bandwidth that can handle up to 3 million visitors per second and 10,978 orders per minute, with 99.99% uptime.
Facebook is the biggest social network platform in the world with billions of users. How many of them would be interested in buying from you if they knew your product and how to reach you? With its vast reach, combined with its low cost of entry, Facebook can be a tempting venue for eCommerce businesses of all sizes and types.
Every eCommerce seller needs to know at least the basics of SEO so that you can help put your brand and your products in front of the right customers to increase your sales. That’s where this guide comes in. Keep reading, and we’ll walk you through the basics, so you start feeling comfortable tackling the first steps of adding SEO to your website.
When small businesses shut down in early March as a response to the threat of the novel coronavirus, a new normal began to emerge from the changing landscape. Now, midway through August, questions about the future still linger, but business owners are no longer thinking about short-term solutions. COVID is here to stay, additional government support is in limbo, and if a small business is going to survive, it needs to embrace the eCommerce pivot, specifically.
Whether you’re new to eCommerce or just ready to take a more professional approach to online selling, Shopify is a great choice. Shopify currently serves more than a million businesses worldwide, thanks to its intuitive UI and undeniable ease of use. New to Shopify? Let this article serve as your guide. We’ll give you some hands-on advice you can use to avoid delays and pitfalls, and help you get your store up and running as quickly and easily as possible.
Is your eCommerce website doing enough to bring in sales for your business? Technology trends and standards change quickly, and many expert agree that you should overhaul your eCommerce site every two to three years to make sure you’re staying on top (in addition to regularly updating your site with product information, for example). However, if your site isn’t delivering the sales or the growth that you’ve been hoping for, the time to update could be right now.
Amazon Handmade is a sales platform within the larger Amazon marketplace. It was carved out for a special type of product: handmade items, as the name suggests. How does Amazon Handmade stack up to Etsy? Is this platform right for your business? Read on for more details.
If you’re already using WordPress, or if you like the way WordPress looks and works, WooCommerce should be on your shortlist for eCommerce options. However, although the software is free, there are numerous costs associated with running WooCommerce, some of which are unavoidable. Before you decide whether the plug-in is right for your needs, you must first understand exactly how much you’ll end up paying
Area 120 — Google’s internal incubator for experimental ideas — has just launched Shoploop, an eCommerce platform where consumers browse products by watching video clips no longer than 90-seconds. These quick videos aim to reach and entertain consumers by letting them “experience the look and feel of products” without needing to visit a physical store, according to a blog post from Google.