7 Product Images Tips to Boost Sales and Conversion Rates


The old cliché is that a picture’s worth a thousand words. What’s even better, however, is optimizing those photos to enhance your thousand words—on your website. The power of product images and compelling descriptions together is what really brings in the sales—and you’ll want to make sure you are doing everything you can to make your photos look great. Clarity, layout, and staging all play a role in how your photos drive sales, so it pays to know some tricks of the trade. Continue reading

Five Effective eCommerce Customer Retention Tips


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

5 Tips for Startups Regarding Cyber Security


Cyber security has been in the news recently in regards to big retail corporations and finance companies. What is not as clearly understood is the sad but true fact that small businesses and startups are more vulnerable than big corporations. It is easy to get lulled by the sense that hackers are more interested in the "big guys" or that your small business doesn't have what any hacker would want. Continue reading

4 Tips For Automating Your Web-Based Start-Up Business's Processes


While the last economic downturn hasn’t been kind to enterprises, startups have flourished in a post-crash market. According to Forbes, there are now over 28 million small businesses in the United States and more than 50 percent of the working population is employed by an SMB. Continue reading

Three Ways to Minimize Your Risk of a Cyberattack


Cybercrime statistics are constantly on the rise, with some very worrying figures published when it comes to small businesses and the amount of risk they face when dealing with cybersecurity. What is even more worrying, however, is the lack of knowledge on the subject displayed by not only a huge number of business owners, but employees who are dealing with sensitive or important business data daily, potentially putting the company at risk of a hacking attack due to a lack of knowledge. Continue reading

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4 SEO Tips to Make Your Site Ready for Future


Search engine optimization is an ever changing field and therefore, it is important to understand Google’s future plans to optimize your site accordingly. SEO is not just about how your site is ranking on SERP today, but to ensure that the good rank will be retained by your site in future as well. If you don’t make your site future proof, then sudden algorithm updates will move your site from its glorious position, and as a result, the profit margin will fall drastically.

Here are 4 suggestions to maintain the top rank of your site for a long time. Continue reading

How to Name Your Online Store


Editor’s note: Here at QuartSoft we have a whole eCommerce department that builds custom Magento-powered online stores for clients from all over the world. We help eCommerce entrepreneurs launch and propel their online businesses. However we want to be helpful even at the earlier stage of establishing an online shop – the stage of conceiving the business idea and name. Continue reading

eCommerce Bad Luck or Rookie Mistakes?


It can be tough to admit when you have made a mistake. In some cases, it may be easier to chalk up the results of a bad decision as bad luck instead. Continue reading

9 Basic SEO Tips for E-Commerce Websites


Editor’s Note: Since QuartSoft is a provider of custom eCommerce solutions, we are always ready to share useful information with online store owners on our blog. The article below lists some basic search engine optimization tips for eCommerce websites. Continue reading

Start Your New Year with These Small Business Success Tips


Don't let the technological revolution leave you behind. Your customers are changing the way they shop and technology can help you improve your service and get more sales. Tap into the latest business trends for 2014 and make this next year your most productive and profitable ever.

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