The number of online stores is growing every year, and so is the list of WordPress plugins.
WordPress plugins not only help in enriching the functionalities of your ecommerce website but also free up plenty of your time.
You need many different types of plugins to sell your products and services online. If you come to think of it, WordPress plugins provide the same benefits as SaaS products.
Here we are discussing some of the best WordPress plugins for ecommerce that you should try out: Continue reading
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When most brick and mortar stores are turning to eCommerce business, it is obvious that the future of retail will depend on the eCommerce. All the statistics and trends are already indicating to this future. Already in the US, online sales crossed $26 billion by the end of the 2018 year. It will be around $250 billion yearly sales for European countries at the same time. If you add to this figure the sales figure of the robust emerging economies like India, China, Brazil and several others where the online economy is booming, the accumulated figure will cross a few thousand billion. That’s really a big money and considering all the factors the prediction seems to be real, credible and fully justified.
So, nothing really can stop the exponential growth of eCommerce. As a business, you need to decide how long you would take to jump on this eCommerce bandwagon. Do you think building a successful eCommerce website is really challenging? Are you scared of the competition? Let us tell you that the market potential is so big that every business is capable to grab a pie of the booming and brimming eCommerce market provided it follows the tried and tested principles of eCommerce design and development.
Precisely, this is why we are here to offer a detailed guideline about the design and development of an eCommerce store. Let’s start with the design considerations and then about the choice of eCommerce development platforms. Continue reading
In the recent market, e-commerce businesses are growing in popularity. It is all about selling goods or services online with the aim of expanding audience reach, driving sales, and increasing brand awareness.
Meanwhile, it also becomes more convenient for people to purchase products and services online with secure transactions, which is why sales continue to trend upwards. This thing will further help to present remarkable opportunities for profitability and success for e-commerce establishments.
But, how to promote your business online, how to approach the people to make a purchase of products through your business, and how to keep your revenue and sales persistent? In order to keep it up, e-commerce businesses demand different approaches to marketing the business.
Therefore, companies use a variety of channels to spread their message around the world for engaging more and more people. It includes social media promotion, loyalty programs, discounts, money-back guarantee, different payment gateways, etc. Here we will explain in detail every point through which you can boost the sales of your e-commerce business: Continue reading
Today, customers have thousands of e-commerce websites to surf and purchase products online. But due to lack of time, their attention span to each website lasts for a few minutes only. In such a scenario an e-commerce retailer has to make sure that his web presence is impressive enough to grab the attention of the visitor within that short period.
Design plays a crucial role in determining whether an e-commerce platform can be a selling machine or not. But it’s not that easy to design a seamless e-commerce web experience. Let’s make this daunting task easier with uncovering the nine key tricks to redesign your e-commerce portal for selling more products. Continue reading
Shopify is a popular eCommerce platform that has established itself as a gold standard for building an online shop. Another interesting aspect of Shopify is that search engine optimization or SEO is built around it. All the features are available for your online store to perform well in search engines. But are Shopify SEO services worth it, or is this just another trending niche of digital marketing?
In this post, you’ll learn the SEO functionality of Shopify and how it can help you boost your search ranking and sales. Continue reading
Joomla is a relatively new open source technology platform that allows website owners to build their site using the techniques of a programmer, rather than through a drag-and-drop type platform. Like HTML, Joomla is an advanced CMS (content management system) that allows site owners to use programming techniques to create a connection to MySQL or PostgreSQL databases.
The goal of Joomla technology is to create content that is easier to create and manage while allowing for ultimate creative freedom. Additionally, it should make your pages more responsive to the user’s viewpoint and increase your UX.
Joomla requires custom PHP which gives webmasters a backdoor into the programming language to better control the look and operation of your content pages and sites. Continue reading
If you’re running your online E-commerce store, you are most likely trying to find ways to increase your traffic and therefore your sales. There are many different ways for you to do so, but an online blog might just help you achieve those high numbers you are hoping for.
In order to run your blog successfully, you will need to take a few steps in advance in order to be able to connect with and engage your visitors. If you don’t already have your own blog up and running, here are some tips to help you get started. Continue reading
Remember when the internet was first invented? Remember how the world immediately deemed it as a “fad” and wouldn’t last more than a few years? Even the inventor of the ethernet cable (the cable we use to connect to the net) once predicted that the internet would collapse in 1996.
And then the internet took off; it became not only the thing that our everyday lives all but revolve around. But it becomes an innovation that lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty.
Boy, did the prognosticators get that one wrong?
Fast forward several years later, and internet detractors were still coming out in droves, saying that the old way will prevail (including one individual who predicted that e-commerce would never be a thing).
Until it did, now e-commerce is the foundation of almost every company out there, and for the successful companies; it’s nothing less than a necessity.
All of these failed prognosticators taught me one valuable lesson. When it comes to the internet, never poo-poo innovations. Instead, jump at the opportunity to utilize them. Sure, it won’t always work out, but when it does, you’ll be light years ahead of the competition.
That statement rings true when it comes to e-commerce as well. And with e-commerce becoming more competitive by the minute, you’re going to HAVE to think outside the box. Here are some ways that you can pummel your competition into submission. Continue reading
Sometimes people make mistakes. Especially people who are new in the Joomla store e-commerce game. Luckily, there are always easy ways to fix them. Here are some of those mistakes and simple solutions: Continue reading
In today’s hyperconnected world, building an ecommerce website is one of the steps aspiring entrepreneurs take to generate truckloads of online sales.
Several years ago, the first course of action would’ve been to find a web design professional or agency. That was, however, before content management systems and self-service website builders were mainstream.
Today, any person can build a fully functional, professional-looking ecommerce website without ever touching code. In fact, you can get a brand new ecommerce site up and running within the next hour if you already have the resources and funds at your disposal.
What people can’t replace with tools, however, are the skills and knowledge needed to craft something that can engage an audience.
Fortunately for you, this post will discuss five simple yet effective strategies that will help you design a killer website from scratch.
Let’s begin. Continue reading
Just by taking a short time to research which companies are the most prevalent online, it is clear to see that e-commerce is enormous. So many businesses are relying on the internet to help them sell their products and services, and more and more people are shunning traditional brick and mortar stores because everything they need they can purchase from the convenience and comfort of their home through their laptop, smartphones, or tablets. Therefore, if you want to start a business, e-commerce is definitely the route you should take.
However, as with any business, you will need at least some money to get started. It can be a stumbling block for many who, excited as they are to launch their business, do so without the necessary funds, only to find that they are unable to continue because they have run out of money. So that this does not happen to you, here are some useful ideas on how to secure funding for your e-commerce business so that you can be successful and make a profit. Continue reading
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Starting an eCommerce business can be one of the best ways to make good money and build a successful brand, but it will need to be done right from the start to ensure that people notice what you are doing and buy from you. You will want to spend a lot of time researching and setting everything up before you launch, especially as so many people are choosing to do the same thing – even if they are doing it in a different niche. Here are some useful pointers on how to get started on your new eCommerce business. Continue reading