Christianna Cannon

Christianna Cannon
Christianna Cannon is a content marketer at 3dcart, an all-in-one solution for building a successful online store. When she's not delving into the world of eCommerce, she writes fiction, volunteers for environmental causes, and blogs about video games.

Recent Posts

Conversion Optimization | 1 min read

Cut down on abandoned carts with 3dcart

Shopping cart abandonment is a problem for nearly every online merchant, and it can seem like a pretty big obstacle. How do you stop customers from abandoning their carts? Why do they abandon them in the first place? How much is this costing you in sales? These are all questions that need to be answered before you can effectively address the problem.

Success Stories | 1 min read

3dcart International Success Story: Al Ghaf

Al Ghaf is a Dubai-based company selling all types of merchandise with the goal of becoming a one-stop shop for its customers. Al Ghaf was founded by Ali Al Darwish, an entrepreneur who sought to overcome several common problems of the Eastern eCommerce world— all centered around customer experience.

eCommerce News | 1 min read , Apps & Integrations | 1 min read , Email Marketing | 1 min read

3dcart/MailChimp integration overhaul!

We at 3dcart are happy to announce that we've overhauled our MailChimp integration, and the new version is immediately available in your 3dcart Online Store Builder under Modules as MailChimp (v2). This upgraded integration brings all of MailChimp's advanced eCommerce capabilities directly into your 3dcart store, allowing you to use them all to your full advantage.

eCommerce Features | 3 min read

Welcoming 3dcart's Simplified "Add a New Product" Page

As a business owner, it's always extremely helpful to be able to streamline your workflow. When we make updates to the 3dcart Online Store Builder, we keep this in mind as a goal to achieve: we want you, as a 3dcart store owner, to be able to do everything you need to do as quickly, efficiently, and easily as possible!

eCommerce News | 1 min read , Apps & Integrations | 1 min read , Conversion Optimization | 1 min read

Build a Relationship of Trust with Your Customers through Norton Shopping Guarantee

Although the convenience of shopping online can't be denied, half of consumers today are still doubtful about making a purchase over the Internet. Their fears are easy to understand, what with sensationalized news of data breaches and pages full of online shopping horror stories. In such an environment, it can be extremely difficult to establish trust. That's why 3dcart has partnered with Norton Shopping Guarantee to provide a solution.

Starting a Business | 5 min read

How to Build an Online Store

It seems everyone is shopping online these days, and so more and more sellers are discovering the difference an online store can make. Maybe you have a product to sell, too, and you're looking for a way to make your sales online with minimum hassle and without using outside services that charge hefty fees and cut into profits. The best option for you is to open your own store. But how?

Starting a Business | 3 min read

3 Ways to Reduce Costs for Your Online Business

In an incredibly competitive e-commerce market, many online businesses selling online place tunnel-focus on sales revenue, while overlooking an aspect just as important: reducing costs.

Here are three easy and often over-looked routes to reduce costs for your online business.

Conversion Optimization | 3 min read

How to Migrate Your Big Cartel Store to 3dcart in 6 Easy Steps

If you're a Big Cartel online store owner getting sick of the limited functionality, growth-stifling product cap, and limited support, you're probably thinking about switching platforms. But maybe you're putting it off, worried that you might lose all your data, or because of the low Big Cartel pricing. You have years' worth of products and customers, and your own web design, and the idea of losing it all in a flash probably makes you feel ill.

Apps & Integrations | 1 min read , Shipping & Fulfillment | 1 min read

Announcing 3dcart's New Partnership with ShipCaddie

3dcart is proud to announce our new partnership with ShipCaddie, a complete web-based shipping software that greatly complements 3dcart's already-rich list of features. Order management is fast and easy with ShipCaddie on your side. Check out the benefits:

Web Design | 4 min read

Design Inspiration: Improve Your Site Navigation with a Mega Menu

Have you been thinking about taking your online store's design a bit further? Maybe you feel your site needs a little extra something to make it stand out and really wow your customers. The question is what kind of new feature would be best?

When making any design decision, it's important that you consider functionality and ease of use. Adding shiny new design elements just for looks can be a huge mistake if they end up making your site slower or harder to use. The best solution is to only[...]

Success Stories | 2 min read , Conversion Optimization | 2 min read

From BigCommerce to 3dcart: Featuring Faith Vessels Pottery for Worship

Unexpected expenses may seem like a fact of life, but they don't always have to be. 3dcart maintains transparency in its billing, and is determined never to surprise a merchant with additional charges. This sets us apart from other platforms in the eCommerce industry, and the merchants flocking to 3dcart agree. One such merchant is Faith Vessels Pottery for Worship, based in Springfield, Missouri.

eCommerce News | 0 min read

3dcart and Square: a winning combination

Square is a well-known payment provider that has taken the eCommerce world by storm. Now, by popular demand, 3dcart has partnered with Square to expand our eCommerce merchants' options for payment processing.

eCommerce Marketing | 2 min read , Content Marketing | 2 min read

7 Ways to Increase Traffic and Sales with Content Marketing

Many merchants focus on traditional marketing campaigns to drive traffic to their existing content. However, taking a more natural approach to both attract and convert shoppers can provide a noticeable boost in your organic sales, and in the average lifetime value of your customers. Such content marketing efforts can complement and enhance your other marketing efforts, and provide an overall sales lift. Here are some examples of ways that you can leverage content to improve your bottom line:

Conversion Optimization | 4 min read

How to Migrate Your Volusion Store to 3dcart in 6 Easy Steps

If you're a Volusion store owner and have become fed up with the restricted payment options, lack of features, and tons of hidden and unexpected fees, you're probably looking for a new platform. Naturally, you may be nervous about making the switch.

Apps & Integrations | 2 min read

March's Partner of the Month: Privy

3dcart is currently partnered with over 200 eCommerce companies. We’re constantly on the lookout for vibrant, innovative partners that can bring state-of-the-art solutions and services to our customers.

3dcart News | 1 min read

Free eCommerce Websites for Non-Profits

We at 3dcart are very proud to announce that we are now offering all qualifying Broward County-based nonprofit organizations a free website built on our platform's Professional plan.

Apps & Integrations | 1 min read , customer loyalty | 1 min read , Customer Service | 1 min read , eCommerce Features | 1 min read

Offer your customers configurable reminders with 3dcart's new "Time-to-Reorder" app!

Everyone knows the hassle of needing to regularly purchase the same things. Some items degrade and need replacement, like kitchen sponges and other home products. Other items simply get used up, like pet supplies or health supplements. These kinds of products never seem to run out at convenient times, usually requiring a separate trip to the store just for "that one thing." Worse yet is when a particular item is forgotten until the very last minute!

eCommerce Marketing | 2 min read , Web Design | 2 min read , Conversion Optimization | 2 min read

Tips for Eye-Catching Call-to-Action Buttons

Call-to-Action (CTA) buttons are a great way to get your visitors engaged. Online shoppers appreciate straightforward links that accurately state what clicking will do, e.g. "Add to Cart" as opposed to "Learn More." People also have an innate curiosity when it comes to pushing a button; there's just something tempting about them. These are some of the psychological reasons CTA buttons can be very effective: they draw attention by presenting clear instructions and looking so clickable.

eCommerce Marketing | 1 min read , eCommerce Features | 1 min read

Using Group Deals to Market Your Products

Did you know your 3dcart store comes with a built-in Group Deals module? With Group Deals, you can create a limited-time offer that requires a certain target number of purchases before the discount will be honored. This can be a very effective way of marketing a product, because it combines the urgency of a deadline with the incentive to share the sale with others. Basically, they are made to go viral.

eCommerce Marketing | 2 min read

Quick Tips for Effective Facebook Advertising

In the past decade, social media has taken the world by storm, with Facebook the most popular platform by far. Owners of brick-and-mortar and online stores alike have discovered Facebook as a great way to get the word out about their products, find new customers, and interact with fans. In fact, it's almost unheard of in 2017 for a business to not have a Facebook page.

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