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Social Media | 2 min read

Growing a Lucrative Facebook Fan Following

Below is a guest post by Dewey Halden, the Director of Sales at SearchSpring

Unfortunately, cultivating a large and lucrative Facebook fan following isn’t as easy as just installing an app. As with any long-term brand building or PR campaign, success takes a little planning and diligent execution.

Fortunately, it’s not rocket science either.

The name of the game is getting customers to consume and share content with their friend networks so retailers can virally market themselves, promoting[...]

eCommerce News | 2 min read

3dcart Partner Program

We launched our new partner program that offers developers, designers and marketing professionals multiple opportunities to work together and grow their business.

With the launch of the new 3dcart partner program, we hope to simplify the way agencies, payment providers and ecommerce professionals help their clients build ecommerce websites.

By partnering with 3dcart you can boost your portfolio of services by leveraging 3dcart’s 24x7 support, a PCI-certified solution, over 20 years of[...]

Web Design | 1 min read

Faceted Navigation Converts Higher

Below is a guest post by Dewey Halden, the Director of Sales at SearchSpring.

Apps & Integrations | 2 min read

Main Street Fairness—What Does It Mean To Me?

Below is a guest post byt Susan McLain, marketing manager at

Web Design | 3 min read

How to Increase Conversions with Site Search

Below is a guest post by Dewey Halden, the Director of Sales at SearchSpring.

eCommerce Features | 1 min read

How Wishlists Can Help Increasing Visitors to Your Website

Wish list offer retailers so many different ways of leading to a sale. Wish lists make it possible for people to come back to your site and find the products they want while also sending traffic through their friends and family who they share lists with.

In a nut shell here are three ways retailers can increase sales through wish lists.

Conversion Optimization | 4 min read

6 Reasons to Offer Products Auto-Delivery

Haven’t looked into the benefits of setting up Autoship yet? If you’re trying to build a larger customer base and make more money, Autoship is a great way to streamline your revenue and create a more efficient business process. 

eCommerce Marketing | 2 min read

Recommendations 4 All Retailers

Get the Tools the Big Dogs Use

What makes Amazon an astounding $19,000 per minute? Is it advertising? Email marketing? Search? Nope. Automated personalized product recommendations are responsible – generating a whopping 25% of Amazon’s total revenue. And it’s not just Amazon seeing these kinds of results. Oracle (ATG) reports that customers who click on recommendations are three more times likely to convert, and spend 30% more.

Starting a Business | 2 min read

Tax Compliance with Your Online Store

Compliance and E-commerce Business

When you first began your e-commerce business your concerns quickly grew from “what do I sell? How do I sell?” to being aware of federal and state regulations that included:

Shipping & Fulfillment | 2 min read

Is Free Shipping Right for Your Business?

Free Shipping: The Benefits and Costs

In today’s eCommerce arena, discounted or free shipping from online stores is not only sought after by customers, it is expected. eCommerce retail is a growing industry, primarily because of the advantages in convenience, variety, and price. Shipping costs are a major consideration to consumers shopping online, because price-hunting online only makes sense if prices are lower than they are at your local store. Not forcing consumers to pay for shipping[...]

Starting a Business | 2 min read

Anyone with a Computer Can Start an Online Store

Five Reasons Why Anyone with a Computer Can Start an Online Store

Virtualization has turned ecommerce into one of the simplest ways to become an entrepreneur. Today’s technology has made it simple for anyone to start their own online store and manage it solo on a shoestring budget—and as an ecommerce provider, we’ve seen tons of proof.

Even if you have zero entrepreneurial experience, ecommerce software puts all of the tools and resources you need to start an online store at your fingertips.[...]

eCommerce Marketing | 1 min read

eCommerce Video: Tips for Effective Product Videos

Using Video in eCommerce: Tips for Effective Product Videos

Is seeing really believing? Not always, but in eCommerce ‘seeing ‘ can translate into buying.

Social Media | 1 min read

How to Promote Daily Deals in Social Media

Guest post by: Bethany Ramos is an expert in Internet marketing and social media marketing, and she also co-owns her own e-commerce website, The Coffee Bump.

Fraud Prevention | 2 min read

Is your business prepared for a DDOS attack?

Guest post by David Hamlen of ChoiceChecks

eCommerce News | 1 min read

Joe Palko Joins 3dCart As Chief Marketing Officer

Joe Palko Brings 15+ Years of eCommerce Experience to 3dCart Team

Social Media | 1 min read

Should E-Commerce Merchants Advertise on Facebook?

eCommerce News | 2 min read

Take Advantage of Group Buying Benefits with Group Deals

Take Advantage of Group Buying Benefits with 3DCart 4’s Group Deals Feature

SEO | 3 min read

Boost your online store rankings with customer reviews

Want to increase visitors to your online store and make more sales without spending a penny extra on advertising?

Encouraging customer reviews is the way to do it.

eCommerce Marketing | 2 min read

Five Reasons Why Online Stores Should Run Daily Deals

Five Reasons Why Online Stores Should Run Daily Deals

For brick-and-mortar outlet stores, running a sale is a huge way to draw in more customers. That same concept can be applied to online stores—but what’s even better than putting half of your stock on sale for a short period of time? Running a daily deal on a single item, of course!

When 3dcart, online stores will have the ability to feature a daily deal as part of their promotion efforts. As a store owner, you have the ability to slash the[...]

eCommerce Marketing | 2 min read

How 3DCart 4's New Price Haggling Feature Drives Sales Higher

How 3DCart 4’s New Price Haggling Feature Drives Sales Higher

Savvy online comparison shoppers will always find the lowest price for their purchase—and that can be frustrating for online store owners because you don’t have the time to research every single competitor to compare prices on every single product. How do you snag some of that bargain shopper business without hiring on a researcher or spending countless hours doing the research independently?

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