If your online sales are growing, you need a solution that will grow along with your business, one that won’t interfere with maintaining your loyal customer base or your corporate identity. In other words, you are ready to take the leap into an enterprise-sized eCommerce solution. But what is the best enterprise software for you?
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I spend a lot of time at conventions and arts-and-craft fairs, helping a friend sell her merchandise. It’s a good opportunity to meet other vendors and talk shop, which is not only a great source of ideas for new merchandise, but also a good way to compare notes on how to run a business. That’s exactly […]
eBay is almost single-handedly responsible for championing PayPal (see our review) and transforming it into the world’s premier online payments option. The online auction marketplace scooped up the fledgling company back in 2002, and after more than a decade together, they’re ready to call it quits. Later this year, PayPal will spin off from eBay and become […]
There’s quite a lot happening on the PayPal front at the moment (check out our recently updated PayPal review here) — not only is it preparing to spin off from its longtime parent company, eBay, but PayPal now allows its merchants to accept Bitcoin payments. For those who don’t know about Bitcoin, it’s a virtual […]
Starbucks has been making the wrong kind of headlines lately thanks to a string of security breaches involving the accounts of their mobile app users. The hackers drained money from users’ accounts and transferred the balances over to fraudulent gift cards. As the Starbucks app is often held up as an example of a successful […]
While some mobile processing apps focus solely on card-present transactions (like Spark Pay (see our review) and PayAnywhere (see our review)), others, like Flint and Square, also offer online selling tools to supplement in-person payment options. If you do any kind of e-commerce, Flint (see our review) and Square (see our review) are both solid payment processing services, […]
If you plan to sell a few items online or offer digital downloads through your website or Facebook page, feature-flooded shopping carts may be more than you need. If you don’t want to take the time to set up a completely new online store you have options: Selz and Wazala allow you to sell physical and digital products on websites, blogs, or social media pages by embedding simple “buy now” buttons.
If you’re launching or migrating an ecommerce site you’ll want to decide which category of shopping cart best compliments your store’s scope and your level of technical knowledge. Maybe you’re on the market for a platform that includes hosting like Shopify and BigCommerce. These cloud-based carts don’t require you to know any code but offer […]
If you’re considering using open source shopping cart software to create or migrate an existing online store, chances are you’re either a confident coder or are ready to hire a professional to develop your shop. In either case, you’ll want to consider two popular open source platforms: Magento and Zen Cart. Launched a decade ago, […]
Since they are free to download and community-powered, open source shopping carts can be attractive options for merchants, especially those of us with some coding skills. Two well-established examples of open source carts that allow you to create and operate an online store are osCommerce and Zen Cart. Best known as one of the original […]