One of the greatest benefits of shopping online is having tons of information at your fingertips. Consumers can access product specifications, compare pricing, and gather enough details to make knowledgeable purchase decisions. By far, the most commonly sought-out information is found through reviews left by other customers. In fact, an overwhelming majority of customers read online reviews (over 90%) and 88% rely on customer reviews to help them decide on a purchase. As you can see from[...]
One of the most highly-anticipated new features upcoming in 3dcart Version 8 is the Core Templating Engine, a revolutionary new foundation for 3dcart themes. Theme design has been overhauled to be both more flexible from a design standpoint and technically superior, offering vast improvements for developers and users whether behind the scenes or otherwise.
Customer engagement is by far one of the most important elements of all types of commerce, eCommerce included. Unfortunately, the online nature of eCommerce can make customer interactions seem impersonal. Customer service through an online store is a far cry from the days of walking up to a manager in a brick-and-mortar business and asking questions face-to-face. Many online shoppers give up quickly without an immediate means of asking their questions, moving on in search of a "friendlier"[...]
As a business owner, it's always extremely helpful to be able to streamline your workflow. When we make updates to the 3dcart Online Store Builder, we keep this in mind as a goal to achieve: we want you, as a 3dcart store owner, to be able to do everything you need to do as quickly, efficiently, and easily as possible!
Everyone knows the hassle of needing to regularly purchase the same things. Some items degrade and need replacement, like kitchen sponges and other home products. Other items simply get used up, like pet supplies or health supplements. These kinds of products never seem to run out at convenient times, usually requiring a separate trip to the store just for "that one thing." Worse yet is when a particular item is forgotten until the very last minute!
Did you know your 3dcart store comes with a built-in Group Deals module? With Group Deals, you can create a limited-time offer that requires a certain target number of purchases before the discount will be honored. This can be a very effective way of marketing a product, because it combines the urgency of a deadline with the incentive to share the sale with others. Basically, they are made to go viral.
Gift wrapping is a very popular service for both online and offline merchants. Customers always appreciate saving time and effort, and professional gift wrapping is often the finishing touch a customer is looking for to make their gift truly memorable.
There is a new option for 3dcart clients with the implementation and integration of MasterPass™, a digital wallet service that allows consumers to use any payment card or enabled device to discover enhanced shopping experiences.
The new service provides 3dcart’s expansive network of small business merchants the ability to offer their customers a convenient and flexible way to pay via the web or on a mobile device.
Any gift giver seeks a present that would make the recipient glow with happiness and gratitude. However, this isn’t always guaranteed--- unless he or she is able to guess what the other person wants or needs.
With an online gift registry, it's easier to seal the deal. It's like a wish list that party guests, family members, and friends can easily access when buying presents for a wedding, birthday celebration, graduation event, and more.
Different 3dcart merchants have been expressing their[...]
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.
The rise of social media has given marketers a new perspective—one that changes that discounts some of the wisdom of marketing’s old guard. In the past, businesses looked at marketing as a one-way communication channel to draw in potential customers. Now, savvy marketers are starting a dialogue with their audience—and feedback forms have replaced the less effective, unpredictable surveys of yore.