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23
Sep

Why Use QuickBooks in Your Online Business?

Just imagine how much time goes into manually entering data and calculating everything for your business accounting. As your business grows and you add up more products and selling channels, all the more that maintaining the books will be taxing and wasteful. For this reason, a lot of companies actually hire an accountant or even an entire team to monitor all of these figures on a daily basis.

Before you whine about the costs, take note that 3dcart’s ecommerce solution gives you the privilege to integrate QuickBooks into your digital store. It’s like having several people focused on recording the orders, managing the inventory, keeping track of the expenses and profits, and all those tasks involved in bookkeeping.

Now take a look at the fantastic benefits of utilizing QuickBooks in your business: More…

Bryan is a search marketing manager at 3dcart where he researches and implements marketing tactics for ecommerce.

19
Sep

The Why and How of Digital Coupon Marketing

Figuring out that shoppers absolutely love discounts and promos is a no-brainer. One effective way to lure people into buying at your online store is through digital coupons.

Yes, the old traditional method of advertising through coupons still works. This time, however, it has been adapted to the digital age. More…

Bryan is a search marketing manager at 3dcart where he researches and implements marketing tactics for ecommerce.

16
Sep

Facebook for Customer Service: Is It Ideal?

A lot of online entrepreneurs have always used Facebook for social media marketing. But have you ever considered taking your customer service to a whole new level through this popular and valuable platform?

At one point or another, you’ve probably experienced a customer giving feedback or voicing out a concern on your Facebook page. Sometimes it’s even done publicly in a comment. Hence, you cannot just ignore such things. You ought to be thankful that people are actually trying to interact.

This is an amazing opportunity for you to boost your customer service and gain your audience’s trust and approval. It’s also a great way for you to further exhibit your credibility. More…

Bryan is a search marketing manager at 3dcart where he researches and implements marketing tactics for ecommerce.

11
Sep

The Most Important Things You Need to Know for Online Success

Site Accessibility/ Crawler Access

No matter how amazing your site content is, it won’t be discovered by your target audience or anyone for that matter if you don’t have optimized site accessibility. This means that search engines won’t be able to crawl your pages and contents, thus they will not show up on search results. It’s therefore a must to register with Google’s Webmaster Tools and employ a variety of techniques to improve site accessibility. Examples of these techniques are the submission of a sitemap to search engines, the use of robots meta tags, and the avoidance of content duplication.  More…

Bryan is a search marketing manager at 3dcart where he researches and implements marketing tactics for ecommerce.

09
Sep

3dcart Integrates with MasterPass™ Checkout Services

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There is another new option for 3dcart clients with the implementation and integration of MasterPass™, a digital wallet service that allows consumers to use any payment card or enabled device to discover enhanced shopping experiences. The new service provides 3dcart’s expansive network of small business merchants the ability to offer their customers a convenient and flexible way to pay via the web or on a mobile device.

MasterPass™ is a digital service that allows consumers to use any payment card or enabled device to discover enhanced shopping experiences that are as simple as a click, tap or touch — online, in-store or anywhere. The MasterPass suite of services includes: MasterPass checkout services to provide merchants a consistent way to accept electronic payments regardless of where the consumer may be; MasterPass-connected wallets to enable banks, merchants and partners to offer their own wallets; and, MasterPass value added services to enrich the shopping experience before, during and after checkout.

Cardholders can sign up at www.masterpass.com or by clicking on the ‘Buy with MasterPass’ button when checking out at a 3dcart customer online store.

Available now on participating 3dcart customer online stores, shoppers can begin using MasterPass, providing a simplified and faster checkout experience. As MasterPass continues to evolve, 3dcart customers will be provided additional tools and engagement mechanisms to further enhance customer loyalty through intelligent, enhanced and easy-to-use solutions.  To learn more about MasterPass integration for your 3dcart Store, Click Here

Bryan is a search marketing manager at 3dcart where he researches and implements marketing tactics for ecommerce.

08
Sep

WisePricer: How It Can Make Your Business Better and Feistier

It’s definitely no secret just how huge an impact pricing can have in any business.

How competitive is your pricing? And with the many competitors there are in the e-commerce industry, it can certainly be a big challenge to keep up-to-date with all the changes and statistics.

“Monitor, compare, compete.” This is what you can expect to do when you’ve got an app like WisePricer to back up your online store. It’s one of the best apps you can incorporate in your 3dcart store and thus optimize your pricing in the process.

Take a look at these wonderful features you can enjoy with WisePricer: More…

@joepalko is the CMO of 3dcart. Prior to joining 3dcart in 2011, Joe was a true internet pioneer co-founding his first e-commerce website in 1994 which later sold to America's largest mail order pet supply retailer in 2007. Joe also co-founded Solid Cactus in 2001, which was later sold to the Web.com Group in 2009.

05
Sep

10 Amazing Tips to Build Your Twitter Followers

To this day, Twitter remains to be one of the top-performing social media networks and an unquestionably powerful marketing tool for online businesses. This is why it’s essential for you to learn how to build your own Twitter followers.

As the experts say, it’s not just all about the numbers. It’s more of the quality of those numbers. What percentage of your followers can you consider relevant? Hence, this is the reason you need to understand the tips that work in bringing in these relevant Twitter followers. Don’t get tempted to succumb to those easy, sleazy ways of growing your following.  More…

@joepalko is the CMO of 3dcart. Prior to joining 3dcart in 2011, Joe was a true internet pioneer co-founding his first e-commerce website in 1994 which later sold to America's largest mail order pet supply retailer in 2007. Joe also co-founded Solid Cactus in 2001, which was later sold to the Web.com Group in 2009.

28
Aug

Thinking About Selling eProducts? Pros and Cons…

With the continuous proliferation of eCommerce and the mounting popularity of affiliate marketing, it’s no wonder e-products (otherwise referred to as “digital downloads” or “softgoods” are also thriving in the market these days. Many would-be online entrepreneurs are thinking of either selling others’ e-books, software, and other types of e-products or coming up with their own. Moreover, even established online stores are now venturing into these digital goods to lure in more customers and sales. More…

@joepalko is the CMO of 3dcart. Prior to joining 3dcart in 2011, Joe was a true internet pioneer co-founding his first e-commerce website in 1994 which later sold to America's largest mail order pet supply retailer in 2007. Joe also co-founded Solid Cactus in 2001, which was later sold to the Web.com Group in 2009.

26
Aug

Tips for Building Perfect Product Pages

3dcart’s Henry Suarez has put together this AWESOME instructional video to help you build the perfect eCommerce website.

3dcart’s Image Gallery feature gives merchants the ability to easily add product images and improve users’ sensory experience. This is important because in traditional retail stores, customers can touch and try products before purchasing. To compete with the tangible benefits of the traditional shopping experience, ecommerce sites must emulate this sensory experience. By providing depth and perspective through a series of product images, ecommerce merchants can enhance the user experience of their sites and positively influence their customers’ purchasing decisions.

Here are some effective product photography tips to help spotlight your product and grab visitors’ attention:

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@joepalko is the CMO of 3dcart. Prior to joining 3dcart in 2011, Joe was a true internet pioneer co-founding his first e-commerce website in 1994 which later sold to America's largest mail order pet supply retailer in 2007. Joe also co-founded Solid Cactus in 2001, which was later sold to the Web.com Group in 2009.

25
Aug

Build an Instagram for Your Business

Embracing social media is part of a strong online marketing plan. And if you think you can stop at Facebook and Twitter, think again! Instagram is used by over 150 million people and counting. Although Instagram is an entirely visual platform, small businesses can use it to build customer relationships and influence sales, it just takes a little bit of strategy.

Here are some tips for establishing a strong Instagram presence: More…

@joepalko is the CMO of 3dcart. Prior to joining 3dcart in 2011, Joe was a true internet pioneer co-founding his first e-commerce website in 1994 which later sold to America's largest mail order pet supply retailer in 2007. Joe also co-founded Solid Cactus in 2001, which was later sold to the Web.com Group in 2009.