Ready to launch your Squarespace website but not sure where to get started? Learn how to create a Squarespace website in four simple steps. We’ll walk you through everything from setting up an initial account, to adding products and images, to selecting a payment processor and more.
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Free, fast shipping is great for consumers. Unfortunately, expectations around shipping cost and speed can present challenges for small business owners and their bottom lines. If you’re feeling the squeeze between your customers’ expectations and the reality of your shipping costs, you’re in the right place. This article will show you how to calculate shipping costs, trim them, and price your products to protect your profits.
Is there any way to make shipping easier, cheaper, and faster? What if you could print shipping labels from your own printer, add optional services like signature requirements, and send packages out with your own letter carrier? You can, thanks to a USPS shipping service called Click-N-Ship.
Signing up to sell online through Square is fast, free, and easy. But is it a move you should consider making? Whether you’re new to online sales or looking to jump from another eCommerce platform, we’ll show you how to get started with Square Online and how to make the most of your store.
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.
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.