How to Prepare Your Ecommerce Site for Consumer Trends in 2017

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Ecommerce is growing rapidly, but according to SmartInsights, competition is expected to grow faster than the growth of market demand. In order to stay ahead of the game, you need a digital marketing strategy that keeps pace with the latest consumer trends for 2017. Continue reading

Build an Effective Shopping Cart for Your eCommerce Site [Infographic]

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Think about how dramatically your sales world has changed in the last 20 years. Two decades ago, if people wanted to do business with you, they likely had to visit you in person — which means they had to live close and know about you, or be driving through your location and happen to be beguiled into visiting. If they knew of you but didn’t live within driving distance, they could also call you and place an order that would be delivered, most likely by mail. Continue reading

3 Quick Ways to Simplifying the Sales Process on a Site

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Some of the most common problems that online stores face include abandoned carts, crushing competition, low conversion rates, and growing expectations from shoppers. Although they are always learning new ways to bring in traffic, the biggest challenge comes in converting those leads into customers. It is important to identify which obstacles keep customers from finding the right products and to optimize the sales path to convert most of them into customers. Here are three quick ways to simplify this process. Continue reading

Website Templates: Pros, Cons and How to Choose

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Each business, be it an established one or a startup, urges to find ways to reduce expenses. This trend is vivid especially in cases when a decision maker’s awareness on the possible ways of reducing costs in a particular topic is limited. In general, business owners realize the necessity of their website development driven by common sense or just understanding of the modern lifestyle. It is a must nowadays, just like a smartphone or internet access. Continue reading

Five Effective eCommerce Customer Retention Tips

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As an online business owner, you probably understand that it’s not only important to attract first-time customers — it's also crucial to entice them to come back again and again. Continue reading

How E-Commerce Is Changing Consumer Habits [Infographic]

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As the popularity of e-commerce shopping continues to grow, brick-and-mortar outlets are beginning to feel the pinch. Figures released by the government show a steady decline in sales. Sales for brick-and-mortar shops sales dropped from $19.9 billion in 2001 to $14.2 billion in 2014. In 2009, prominent outlets like Macy's and Kohl's reported a 5.6 percent and 3.9 decline in sales, respectively. Continue reading

Starting an Online Business 101

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Launching an online business is something anyone can do these days. All you need is a solid business plan, since tools to make it come to life aren’t that hard to come by. However, while anyone can make an online business, not everyone can make a success in this line of work. To make this happen, your project will need to have a solid foundation which requires a no small amount of knowledge. Therefore, here are few things you need to know when deciding to start an online business. Continue reading

A Quick Look at Ecommerce, Internet and Hosting Trends for 2016

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The Internet is not only an exclusive tool just used for the elite few but is has its widespread reach which is far beyond than that of any other modern mode of communication. It affects every aspect of our life, starting from social behavior to shapes political perceptions, or to determine success and failure, and propels the global economy forward. Directly or indirectly the internet is responsible for a huge annual global revenue exchange. Continue reading

5 E-Commerce Tips to Increase Sales During the Holiday Rush

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As an e-commerce business, you’ve got a few unique advantages over traditional retailers during the holiday season: you don’t have to worry about decorating a physical store, and consumer spending continues to trend more and more toward online sales. This year, not only is online spending expected to increase by 7-10%, but more shoppers are opting out of the frenzy of Black Friday. Continue reading

5 Reasons Why E-Commerce Websites Are Not Suited for Shared Hosting

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Imagine you are in search for a book and walking down the street you find yourself in front of 2 book stores. Its high season & everyone is buying books, both bookstores appear to be the same from outside, so you decide to check both before making a decision.

In the first bookstore, you find yourself roaming around, you try and get hold of clerk to guide you through the store. Once there, you have a hard time finding the book you want as there are too many options, so you start to filter out and take your time. After a while, you finally find your book. Continue reading

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