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.
Although many retailers offer holiday gift-wrapping services, customers are shopping for gifts year-round. And especially during times (like during a global pandemic) when it’s hard to deliver gifts in person, many customers will appreciate having the option to purchase, wrap, and deliver gifts with one click of the mouse. Why not test out offering gift-wrapping services, and see how it can affect your bottom line?
If you want to accept payments online, here are the best online credit card processing companies. Plus, check out our list of must-haves and major concerns for eCommerce businesses.
Starting a business is always a challenge. And for those without much web experience, launching an online store can be daunting. With so many eCommerce platforms, marketing software programs, and hosting services competing for your attention, it’s difficult to know where to begin. In the following article, we’ll cover the basic steps of setting up an online store, from finding a niche, to creating a business plan, to formatting your fledgling site.
If you’re an established Shopify merchant, you already know that — although Shopify is a great eCommerce platform — in order to make your store function at a higher level, you’ll need to install add-ons. Add-ons (free or otherwise) increase the functionality of your store by providing features Shopify doesn’t offer. For example, you can […]
We are starting to see some signs of small business recovery, and that’s a great thing. But business owners must stay vigilant and be prepared for the very real possibility of more pandemic-related business disruptions in the near future. Use the resources we’ve provided to learn more about socially distanced selling, emergency financing, and more.
Ever since I started writing about online selling, my YouTube advertisements have taken a strange turn. Now, when I click on a video about cooking or interior design, I am first greeted by a man in a graphic tee yelling, “HEY THERE! I’ve made millions of dollars selling clothing online! Take my online course, and […]
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.
When you’re shopping for a POS, choosing the right hardware can save you money and help your business run efficiently. Here’s what you need to know about POS equipment, including where to get it, what options are available, and how to afford it.
With the right techniques, you can create a shipping strategy that works for your business and doesn’t scare customers away. In this article, we’ll present a few ways you can optimize your shipping strategy to encourage more sales while preserving your profit margins.