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Anastasia Zhavoronkova
Anastasia Zhavoronkova
Marketing Manager at X‑Cart

X-Cart v4.7.10: Improved SEO & Performance, Mailchimp Order Notifications, Shopper Approved, Bugfixes

Releases

Hey everyone! I hope you are enjoying the mid-autumn weather – the crystal-blue sky, the smell of the fallen leaves mmm… Anyway, I am here with the digest on the newest X-Cart Classic v4.7.10. Here we go. Updates to Improve Your Store SEO We are constantly working on keeping X-Cart SEO-ready. To make sure your […]

Norman Arvidsson
Norman Arvidsson
Independent Writer and Entrepreneur

Boost Your eCommerce Store Sales with the Right Content Marketing Strategies

eCommerce Tips

“Build it, and they will come,” is a line from the classic movie, Field of Dreams. If this were just true of eCommerce stores. Unfortunately, it’s not. You can have an amazing eCommerce website and incredible products, but if no one knows about you, what’s the point? You can sit there, place a few ads, […]

Veronika Vaghina
Veronika Vaghina
Marketing Manager at X‑Cart

The Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Marvellous Logo for Your Online Store

The purpose of logos is to promote a brand and gain public recognition. Did you know that it takes consumers just 10 seconds to form the first impression? A logo may both grab the attention of your potential customers and make them remember you or, on the contrary, repel them. As far as customers often […]

Jillian Hufford
Jillian Hufford
Marketing Analyst for nChannel

The Ultimate Guide to Multi-Channel eCommerce Inventory Management

eCommerce Tips

Today’s shoppers easily bounce back and forth between online and offline channels. To keep up, merchants must extend their presence across multiple channels and create consistent experiences. The problem is that multi-channel marketing and selling is difficult, especially when it comes to tracking and managing your inventory. For retailers, inventory is accurate just 63% of […]

Ollie Claxton
Ollie Claxton
Marketing Content Writer at Secure Trading

How to Prevent and Protect Your Business From Chargebacks [Definition + Examples]

eCommerce Tips

As a consumer, one of the most frustrating experiences is not getting what you’ve paid for. A new pair of trainers that are never delivered, but that the merchant insists were. A magazine subscription that halts when the publication company goes under. An online grocery shop debited twice to your account. Such problems are often […]

Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart

15 People Share Their Reasons Why They Migrated to X-Cart 5

Development

Let me guess. Your X-Cart 4 online store is running pretty well now. And it’s even driving some revenue. Nothing remarkable. But do you know that sticking with an outdated software brings new troubles every day? Every time you want to add a new feature — enable AMPs, for instance, or make your store GDPR-compliant […]

Anastasia Zhavoronkova
Anastasia Zhavoronkova
Marketing Manager at X‑Cart

X-Cart New Apps: Royal Mail Service, PayPal for Marketplaces, Verified Users, and more.

Modules

All summer, the team has been busy developing new delicious modules. Check them out, there must be something you will need this Autumn. Something to please your clients with and skyrocket your sales.

Anastasia Zhavoronkova
Anastasia Zhavoronkova
Marketing Manager at X‑Cart

London, Meet X-Cart Team!

Company News

Hey friends! Great news. This year we’ve decided to exhibit at eCommerce EXPO 2018 in London. I guess, you recall our previous visits to London. Right you are, back in 2017, 2016 and 2015 we had a number of meet-ups and personal meetings with our valued customers, we even attended eCommerce EXPO as a visitor, […]

Anastasia Sviridenko
Anastasia Sviridenko
Content Marketing Specialist at TextMagic

The Secret to Customer Retention: How to Grow the Number of Returning Customers

eCommerce Tips

Wanna know the best type of customer? It’s simple — a repeat customer! The fact is, repeat customers spend nearly 70% more than first-time ones. Customer retention strategies are some of the biggest challenges eCommerce businesses face. The reason is obvious, the web gives buyers a plethora of choices. So how do you go about […]

Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Author, Blogger, Editor at Avalara

How Will the New Rules for Sales Tax Affect Your Business

eCommerce Tips

The Supreme Court of the United States recently issued a ruling that will affect eCommerce store owners. It concerns a tricky topic: sales tax nexus in different states. New sales tax law In the landmark case South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. the court removed the physical presence rule that has long prevented states from taxing […]

Anna Shvetsova
Anna Shvetsova
Marketing Manager at X‑Cart

Ecommerce Search and Navigation: Tools, Popular Solutions and Best Practices

eCommerce Tips

Configure eCommerce search and navigation tools right and your store conversion rates will increase by up to 80%. Can you believe it? Meanwhile, treating the search wrong on your eCommerce website leads to a decrease in conversion rates both on desktop and mobile devices, low average order value, bad SEO (and, as a result, less traffic) and lost customers. Luckily, there are multiple ways to level up search experience in your online store.