Growing an eCommerce business is a lot like growing up: awkward. After a while, things don’t seem to feel right, and what was once a perfect software fit is now bursting at the seams. If your eCommerce platform isn’t keeping up with your company’s ever increasing demands, or if you’re a small seller looking forward […]
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With over 1.7M users on board, WooCommerce is the most widely used eCommerce platform there is. WooCommerce stores make up a whopping 41% of all eCommerce sites! For comparison, Shopify makes up only 5%. So why do so many merchants choose WooCommerce? WooCommerce provides an affordable and simple way to turn your WordPress site into an […]
Online selling is a growing part of our world. Every year, eCommerce accounts for a larger percentage of retail sales in the US. However, while online selling is often necessary, it is by no means easy. We know that building, marketing, and managing an online store is a major challenge for most sellers. So, to help you move into online selling, we’ve compiled a list of ten steps to starting an online store.
Choosing an eCommerce platform is one of the most important decisions you’ll make when setting up an online store. And it’s the step we focus on most at Merchant Maverick, for good reason. Your eCommerce platform can make or break the initial success of your business. Before you sign on for a monthly (or yearly) […]
There are thousands of ways to increase sales, many of which you’ve probably learned in business school or in the school of life. However, when it comes to selling online, there are a few additional challenges you have to overcome. Not only do you have to market your business, but also you have to optimize your site to attract organic traffic. You need to be clear with customers about your products and your shipping options, and then you have to optimize your checkout page to reduce the risk of customers leaving before they complete a purchase.
WordPress is a popular blogging platform that’s simple to set up and easy to use. While some use WordPress to host a hobby blog or a family newsletter, others have much bigger plans. That’s because, in the right hands, a WordPress account can become a reliable money maker. Read on for a look at the three best eCommerce platforms for WordPress
Adding a blog to your business’s website can have many positive results, and for many businesses, the benefits of adding a blog outweigh the inconveniences. Blogs can improve your site’s status in search engine rankings, attract new traffic to your site, and help establish your business as an authority in your industry.
You’re probably bored of hearing about the ascendancy of mobile internet use by now. Well, let me bore you a little further: StatCounter Global Stats found that in October 2016, “mobile and tablet devices accounted for 51.3% of internet usage worldwide in October compared to 48.7% by desktop.” The writing is on the wall. Mobile […]
Website building has long been understood to be an activity performed on a desktop computer. The idea that you could build or edit a website from a mobile device would have been regarded as absurd. The thing is, if you’re running a small business, you’re not always going to be at your computer when you […]
In the modern frenzied and fast-paced environment, first impressions are formed quickly and are not easily revised. Nowhere is this truer than in the low-attention-span online universe. Data from 2014 shows that on average, people spend 15 seconds on the websites they visit (and I’d wager that in the years since, average visits are even quicker). […]