One of the greatest benefits of shopping online is having tons of information at your fingertips. Consumers can access product specifications, compare pricing, and gather enough details to make knowledgeable purchase decisions. By far, the most commonly sought-out information is found through reviews left by other customers. In fact, an overwhelming majority of customers read online reviews (over 90%) and 88% rely on customer reviews to help them decide on a purchase. As you can see from[...]
3dcart is currently partnered with over 200 eCommerce companies, and we're constantly on the lookout for outstanding partners that can bring innovative solutions and services to our customers.
Starting an online business is much easier than it used to be, but web design for your eCommerce store can still be challenging. It's possible to be both a business owner and a developer with design skills, but even then, your valuable time is better spent running and growing your business. That's why eCommerce website templates are available for a variety of platforms so you can build a great website without specialized knowledge. But let's be clear: not all eCommerce templates are of[...]
No matter what industry you're in, an eCommerce website is a great way to expand your business. By building an eCommerce website, you'll be able to reach new customers, make more sales, and build a strong online presence. Once you've determined how you're going to manufacture or source your products, all you need is reliable technology and the desire to succeed. Here's how to get started.
Have you ever had a specific eCommerce question and had trouble locating an answer because of the sheer amount of available information? Are you finding FAQs that don't quite cover exactly what you want to know? Or, maybe you've wanted to ask a question and open the floor to receive a wide range of responses. Asking questions and exchanging information is a huge help on every topic, and eCommerce is certainly a topic that requires a lot of knowledge!
Shipping & Fulfillment | 5 min read
Guest post by Jake Rheude.
Today, e-retailers cannot exclude listing their products on Google Shopping. While visiting a store is still an activity most shoppers enjoy, online search is widely used to narrow down shopping choices for busy people.
Whether you find yourself realizing that it's time to launch an online store or to add an ecommerce website to your current business, the goal is the same, to start selling online.
If you already have products to sell, you might be considering eBay, Amazon, Etsy, or any other online selling marketplace.
But how about starting up your own store? It's possible once you know the steps, and you'll have the benefits of keeping full control over your online brand. Plus, you won't be giving a cut[...]
The vape industry is booming as more and more smokers are drawn to vaping as a healthier alternative to cigarettes. It's a great time to enter the market, and vape as a product has a marketing advantage that cigarettes can't really touch: customization!
3dcart is currently partnered with over 200 eCommerce companies, and 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 | 4 min read
When you think of 3dcart, you probably think of many things: eCommerce; software development; web design; SEO. You probably don't immediately think of the South Florida environment. But in our home of Broward County, FL, we are very close to nature. In fact, the Everglades are only a few miles away! We frequently see water birds visiting the retention pond behind our office, and the occasional osprey soars overhead.
Google is phasing out its Trusted Stores program in favor of something a little more robust and informative: Google Customer Reviews. At 3dcart, we are currently upgrading our integration to take full advantage of this great new feature. These are not the same as the Google Reviews already visible in maps, search results, and elsewhere— Google Customer Reviews are different.
eCommerce Features | 2 min read
Customer engagement is by far one of the most important elements of all types of commerce, eCommerce included. Unfortunately, the online nature of eCommerce can make customer interactions seem impersonal. Customer service through an online store is a far cry from the days of walking up to a manager in a brick-and-mortar business and asking questions face-to-face. Many online shoppers give up quickly without an immediate means of asking their questions, moving on in search of a "friendlier"[...]
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.
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.
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.
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!
Apps & Integrations | 1 min read
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.
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?