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Apps & Integrations | 3 min read

3dcart and ReferralCandy Bring Merchants Social Marketing

To continue its focus on social selling, 3dcart is excited to announce our integration with ReferralCandy, a customer referral application that helps merchants increase conversions. Through the ReferralCandy system, customers share referral coupons via email or social media and receive cash or coupons as referral rewards.

By giving customers an incentive to share, ReferralCandy will help 3dcart merchants to drive more sales through word-of-mouth. Retailers also gain visibility into their[...]

eCommerce Marketing | 3 min read

How To Educate (And Win) Customers Through Product Details

One of the most common and most-sale-crushing mistakes online merchants make is not giving enough product information. Product information is the lifeblood of sales - it can help sway a purchase and deter returns.

3dcart News | 0 min read

Get Your SEO Questions Answered By 3dcart's SEO Experts

Online retail marketing takes a lot of work, know-how, time and money. That's why this week 3dcart launched a new set of ecommerce marketing services to help drive more website traffic, higher brand awareness and more conversions to online stores & help ease the stress of marketing for online retailers.

3dcart News | 0 min read

A Message To Newly Launched 3dcart Stores

eCommerce News | 1 min read

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Social Media | 1 min read

40% Of Consumers PREFER To Use Social Logins

With the introduction of 3dcart's Facebook Connect add on, we've written about how Facebook Connect can help your online store raise conversions and explained best practices of using social logins. So when we came across this great infographic from Monetate, we knew we had to share. Not only does their research reinforce how important it is for merchants to consider Facebook Connect, they share some interesting statistics on how customers PREFER social logins.

Fraud Prevention | 2 min read

How to Protect Your Business from Fraud and Identity Theft

Below is a  guest blog post by Jodi Florence, VP Marketing at IDology, Inc.

Social Media | 2 min read

Facebook Connect: When, Where And How To Connect With Customers

Now that you know the advantages Facebook Connect offers your online store, we wanted to give you some tips on how to best leverage  the social feature.

Apps & Integrations | 1 min read

3dcart Offers Facebook Connect To Merchants

Earlier this month, we talked about Facebook Connect and how it is revolutionizing the way online business leverage the power of social media. Now, 3dcart  merchants can tap into that power with 3dcart's new built-in Facebook Connect integration.

Web Design | 1 min read

The Art of Color Coordination

Close your eyes.

Success Stories | 2 min read

3dcart Store Spotlight: YogaHeart


Web Design | 1 min read

Introducing: The 3dcart Template Store

Creating design templates for 3dcart stores can help supplement a designer’s resume and bring in extra income (30 percent of every template sold).

Email Marketing | 4 min read

Calls To Action: How To Create Successful Email Campaigns


Email marketing is an essential element in eCommerce marketing and but  has never been called easy. And one of the most important parts of a successful email campaign is the 'call to action' - the message that drives readers to the response you want them to complete. Writing an effective 'call to action' is part skill, part science. That's when we saw this extremely informative  infographic from the guys at, we knew wanted to share.

There was so much much useful information, we[...]

Social Media | 2 min read

Facebook Connect for Ecommerce: What You Need To Know

Can you think of an online sign-up process that DOESN'T require an email address for completion? Its almost as assumed that a user has an email address, as they do a home address. And with good reason, today almost every online user does. With an email address a merchant can reconnect with users post-purchase, reach out after an abandoned cart  or send them a coupon for their next purchase. While capturing emails adds a layer of communication to you customer relationships, it doesn't tell[...]

eCommerce Marketing | 4 min read

What is Content Marketing?

What is content marketing?

Content marketing is the creation and distribution of creative, relevant content designed to attract your target audience. It involves creating and running an ongoing blog for the purpose of engaging with people and promoting your business’s goods and services. You can use this medium to speak to potential customers, address their needs, and show them how your product can be the solution to their problems.

Many businesses, especially smaller ones, are hesitant to[...]

Social Media | 3 min read

Facebook Changes For Brand Pages - What You Need To Know

Yesterday morning Facebook pushed out an update for brand pages allowing page owners to switch their design to a new timeline format, similar to that of personal timelines. The design switch is optional as of now, but on March 30, 2012 your page will automatically get the new design. Right now you can preview the new Timeline design before you make the switch publicly.

So what does the new update mean for you?

Express Your Business With Cover Photos.

Just like your personal profile, your[...]

Social Media | 2 min read

5 Social Tools You Social Media Strategy Can't Miss

We shared a ton of tips and tricks in Monday's webinar ( if you didn't get a chance to attend check it out here) We went over SO much in fact, that we wanted to share some highlights.Here are 5 social resources you can't miss:Wisestamp: Promote Your Social Accounts In Email Promote your store's social accounts in your email signature with Chrom Plugin wisestamp. Wisestamp automatically embeds a social signature in your emails. Wisestamp is easily configured allowing you to customize what[...]

Social Media | 1 min read

LinkedIn: What You Need To Know

Even though it is one of the fastest growing social networks, LinkedIn's business focus makes it distinctly different from other mega-networks like Facebook & Twitter. Being soley focused on professional networking opens up the platform to offer more straight-forward marketing opportunities than other social networks. Before we dive into the world of LinkedIn marketing, here are a few things you need to know:

Big & Influential 

With over 135 million users, LinkedIn's user base is massive and[...]

Apps & Integrations | 3 min read

4Tell: Are Manual Recommendations Good Enough?

Hard to believe, but just a short time ago manual recommendations were thought to be doing a good job for some pretty well-known companies, such as Columbia Sportswear, Sgt Grit and SmartPak. That is, until they automated and personalized the recommendation process, giving them 30-67%more revenue than manual recommendations. Still think manual recommendations are good enough for your business?

Most online retailers understand they need to have product recommendations in order to provide an[...]

SEO | 2 min read

SEO FAQ #Infographic

SEO is confusing. Mostly because it is ever-changing. Once you feel like you have a good grasp on link-building tactics, Google goes and changes your algorithm and all of your techniques no longer yield results! So when we saw this SEo FAQ, we knew we had to share. We want to highlight out some important points:

1. Choosing Your Long Tail Keywords 

Long Tail Keywords are noted in the first portion of the infographic as having lower competition and higher conversion rate than general[...]

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