There is a whole host of issues that can happen to your startup if you aren’t mindful of the graphics you’re using on your website.
Learning effective team communication can feel overwhelming.
After all, there are numerous books out there claiming to offer best practices. Entire university degrees are available on the topic.
With so much information out there, is it realistic for any team to learn how to communicate in the most effective way possible?
Designing your website to be fully accessible to any customer, regardless of ability, is vital for providing the best customer experience possible. Not only does your online store have to be fully ADA compliant, but your checkout process must also be optimized with accessibility in mind. Many disabled web users rely on accessibility tools, like screen readers, to more easily navigate the web. By keeping these customers in mind, you’ll stay compliant with ADA standards and include all[...]
Anyone who has worked in digital marketing knows how important social networks are in this line of work. They provide a great way to communicate with your customers, run marketing campaigns, collect feedback on your products, and so much more.
But there are so many social media platforms nowadays that, sometimes, it can become an overwhelming task to keep track of them. Which ones do you need to have a presence on? Where does the target audience of your marketing campaign gather? There are a[...]
Running an e-commerce website is on the minds of most of the retail industry in 2020. However, the problem lies in the fact that, in such a competitive industry, you need to learn how to tap into every single potential advantage that you come across. One of the ways to get there is to follow all the latest trends and requirements. With that being said, here are the top 20 basic e-commerce website requirements for 2020.
One of the hottest topics in the eCommerce world for a while now has been dynamic pricing. Even though this concept isn't new and it's been used since the '70s by the airline industry, nowadays it has found its place across the whole market. One of the main reasons for this is the rise of digitalization, which gave many companies the opportunity to become more responsive to their pricing strategies.
AdSense has become one of the most popular ways to monetize websites online. Not only is it relatively easy to set up, but it also has the potential to be relatively lucrative thanks to Google’s intelligent algorithms. Right now, more than two million people are using AdSense to make more money online according to Google. And, while that’s still a relatively low number considering how many websites there are in existence around the world, the point is that if you’re not one of those two[...]
Consumer behavior has changed over the last decade. The number of internet users has grown to 4.13 billion people, so it’s no wonder that more and more people discover new products and shop online. Simply put, eCommerce is flourishing, and brands are constantly seeking out new ways to promote and sell products online.
Since Instagram has over one billion active users and 83% of shoppers use this platform for new product discovery, many eCommerce brands have already started selling in-app. If[...]
Email optimization and marketing isn’t all about newsletters or abandoned cart campaigns – the most effective email can often be a simple order confirmation notification. If your business’s transactional emails aren’t delivering on time to everyone, you’re missing out on marketing opportunities and may end up frustrating many of your customers. That’s why you need an effective transactional email provider for your online business; without it, your customers will feel left in the dark and may[...]
Many people consider the months-long period of the winter holidays to be the most stressful time of the year. Others might contend that the period immediately afterward can feel even more hectic. For one thing, at least the intensity of November and December can be relieved by Thanksgiving, assorted holy days, and New Year’s Eve. For another, the first three-and-a-half months bear the weight of a most important date with even higher stakes: Tax Day.
Every year, the eCommerce industry sees new progress and developments that has business owners and their teams working on new strategies and adapting to the current landscape. Not only is technology advancing at a rapid pace, but customers are also evolving and changing what they want to see from businesses. To keep you up to date and ahead of the curve this year, we asked more than 20 business professionals what their 2020 eCommerce essentials are and what they predict will change in the[...]
When we start a subscription to a paid website builder or host service, we hope that it serves it’s intended purpose and that we won’t ever have the need to cancel it. Unfortunately, there can come a time where your chosen service doesn’t meet your needs anymore or ends up not delivering on what you thought it would. At that point, it may come time to cancel your subscription and look for a new option.
Services can sometimes make it unnecessarily difficult to cancel paid subscriptions in an[...]
If you're running your ecommerce business on 3dcart, you should seriously consider setting up Google Shopping.
Shopping Ads show potential customers the exact products they are searching for, which makes them very effective. The biggest advantage of Google Shopping over other advertising channels is that they take a lot less work to manage. That’s mainly thanks to Google, which automates a large part of the work involved.
So today, we'll take a look at how to set up Google Shopping on 3dcart.
Are you an eCommerce site owner who's noticed a change in your rankings? You may have been impacted by the latest Google update to the core algorithm.
The mistake that many site owners make is that they treat SEO like a static tactic. They take the one and done approach to SEO.
The truth is that organic search is a constantly moving target. In 2018, Google made more than 3,200 changes to its algorithm. Some changes barely make a dent.
Then, there are changes Google will announce and[...]
Many B2B companies fail when it comes to leveraging social media for their benefit. Different strategies are used when marketing to businesses versus end consumers; the only common denominator between B2B and B2C companies is people.
This is the main reason that B2B sellers lag when it comes to adopting new marketing strategies. They should be leveraging social media marketing, or SMM, for online businesses if they want to reach the actual decision-makers. A B2B technology company can[...]
Call it a revolution or an intrusion, chatbots are here to stay. From top tier companies like Google and Amazon to smaller eCommerce companies, all have been actively deploying chatbots. Whether it is the customer support desk or the team communication process, chatbots have the potential to help with any department.
Businesses large and small depend almost entirely on their phone systems.
Steve Balmer would have chanted “conversions, conversions, conversions” instead of his infamous “developers” chant had he been running a website and not been the CEO of Microsoft at the developer’s conference in 2006.
Why? Because it’s all about conversions in the online world.
And how does one improve their conversion rate? More traffic.
Every year, the competitive field of marketing becomes more and more challenging. Markets are already saturated with alternative options, even niche products. While that may make it more difficult to create an impact in your space, your marketing can still flourish. Thanks to the substantial reach of social media platforms, particularly Facebook, it’s possible to create a larger customer basis and much greater product awareness.
After you’ve gone through all the trouble of setting up your online store on your chosen platform, it may sound like a nightmare when you’re faced with the hard decision to migrate to a new one. But, at some point, migrating may be the best option for your online store. Many merchants are enticed by Shopify’s promise of an easy eCommerce experience, only to find that they don’t offer what their business needs. If you’ve turned to 3dcart as a possible solution to your business woes, then it[...]