I am your ideal customer. I want exactly what you are selling. I only have to find you. If only Google made it that simple right?
By: Bethany Ramos
By Nate Gilmore of Shipwire e-commerce product fulfillment service Many entrepreneurs get started by selling a product online on a web store like 3dcart. For these entrepreneurs, one of the biggest challenges to growth is finding a shipping solution that will scale with their business, offer business flexibility, be cost effective and not become a distraction from the marketing and sales efforts.
A good rule of thumb is that warehousing and shipping can run about 10% of costs for an[...]
Preparing for Cyber Monday’s Online Sales - 4 Ecommerce Tips for Merchants
Since its introduction in 2005, Cyber Monday has become the biggest day for online sales. Immediately following Black Friday, consumers are in “shopping mode” and want to continue purchasing any goods that couldn’t be acquired during Black Friday sales. Online shopping during Cyber Monday helps fill this need to complete their yearly holiday purchasing.
So, with millions being spent online during Cyber Monday, online[...]
We are proud to announce our ranking in Inc. Magazine's Listing of America's 5,000 fastest growing, privately owned companies.
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Joins Short List of Approved e-Commerce Solution Providers for Outstanding Adherence to Security Standards
TAMARAC, Fla., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopping cart software leader 3DCart today announced its inclusion in Visa's Global List of PCI DSS Validated Service Providers, a comprehensive list of Visa-certified service providers named for passing a rigorous security screening process. Inclusion on Visa's short and exclusive list helps further validate security measures to protect credit card[...]
One of the most important considerations when choosing an eCommerce platform is the type of support that will be available to you. As a business owner, you're sure to have a lot on your plate, so quick access to useful help and resources can make all the difference. 3dcart maintains a robust technical support and customer service system that provides several methods for you to get the answers to your questions and report any emerging issues.
We've made support options available for all types[...]
Social Media marketing is becoming one of the key ways to connect with your customers, especially with millennials. Traditional forms of marketing don’t work for this generation. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center 61% of millennials use online streaming to watch television. Reuters reports that 67% of adults are relying on social media platforms to get their news.
The price of your products will play an important role in how well it sells. You'll need to consider who your target consumer is, how much your competitors are charging and which price will show that your product is the best value. There is a distinct trade off between quality and price. When something is too good to be true, it usually is.
When writing content for your online store or product descriptions, you should take heed to the following list. The following words should never be used when writing copy for general consumption by customers. It may seem that no one cares, but when reading the words, they sound unprofessional to the average reader.
Say what you want about the presentation, but he speaks the truth. I have business cards for my 3dCart store and they're from moo.com. Not only are they fantastic quality, but they're memorable and easy to carry. Regardless of what you use, make sure you use something. You never know when you'll need to hand one out.
In this tough and challenging economic times, many people are searching for ways to supplement their income and earn some extra money. Some people may choose to take a part-time job at a convenience store or a restaurant; others might opt to do some freelance work. But an increasingly popular - and convenient - way to make money today is by selling things online.