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eCommerce News | 1 min read

Who Needs the Sour When You’ve Got the Sweet?

While all of our customers come to us looking for the functionality and features of our shopping cart software, we also have an experienced team of designers eager to help out with the custom design of your store. Our most recent design project required a sweet tooth and ended with a reward that would make Yogi Bear jealous.

Shipping & Fulfillment | 3 min read

How to Offer Free Shipping

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 provides an important value[...]

eCommerce News | 2 min read

How Product Recommendations can Boost your Sales 10-25%

Guest post by:  Amy Weissfeld

SEO | 6 min read

eCommerce Keyword Research: How to Do It Right

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? Unfortunately, Google is needy. It needs you to make a search engine's job easy. You have to make it totally clear to Google that your page offers the information the user seeks, which means making your site SEO-friendly.

Social Media | 5 min read

Marketing Lessons We Can Learn from Starbucks

You don't have to be a coffee drinker to appreciate the marketing strategies that grew Starbucks into a multibillion-dollar company since its founding in 1971. Once a small coffeehouse in Seattle, Washington, Starbucks now has over 27,600 locations all over the world, spanning 6 continents. It's a classic success story of a small business growing into a global household name, and represents the ambitions of millions of entrepreneurs everywhere.

Shipping & Fulfillment | 3 min read

How outsourced fulfillment can help you go global

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[...]

eCommerce Marketing | 4 min read

4 Ecommerce Tips to Increase Cyber Monday’s Online Sales

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[...]

Fraud Prevention | 4 min read

5 Trust and Security Tools to Improve Conversions

 

eCommerce News | 1 min read

3dcart recognized for substantial growth

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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eCommerce Features | 0 min read

Intuitive Editing with 3dcart's Quick Edit Bar

Build and Design Your Store Visually

Fraud Prevention | 1 min read

3dcart Recognized as Visa PCI DSS Validated Service Provider

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[...]

Social Media | 6 min read

Mastering the Art of Social Commerce for Your Online Business

Running an online business is hard work, but the possibilities for online marketing are limitless!

eCommerce News | 8 min read

3dcart Technical Support & Customer Service: The Complete Guide

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 | 6 min read

How to Create a Facebook Business Page

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.

eCommerce Marketing | 7 min read

How to Price Your Products

One of the most crucial elements to consider when building your online store is how you’ll price your products. This is one of the elements that will make or break your online venture, since mistakes in your pricing strategy can be costly. You don’t want to price your items so high that you scare away customers, but you don’t want to go so low that your profit margin is suffering.

The price of your products will play an important role in how well it sells. You'll need to consider who your[...]

Apps & Integrations | 1 min read

Partner Spotlight - TRUSTe

eCommerce Marketing | 6 min read

Online Content Writing: Forbidden Words to Avoid

Every day, over 4 million blog posts are published.

With the Internet exploding with content in this new digital age, people are inundated with options. To stand out, your online content writing has to be engaging and sharp.

If the post rambles or has offensive material, you can say goodbye to that reader forever. In a poll conducted by a market research firm in New York, over 35% of people admitted they would not buy products from a company that has offensive content.

In this article, we’ll[...]

Starting a Business | 7 min read

The Best Free Business Card Mockup Templates and Makers Available

27 million business cards are printed daily. But why are business cards so popular and how can you ensure your business cards are correct before you invest in printing?

Apps & Integrations | 1 min read

GoDataFeed App & Integration Review

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Starting a Business | 2 min read

Starting an Online Business

 

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.

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