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July 1: EU VAT Rules for eCommerce
The European Union (EU) has important changes to its value-added tax (VAT) rules, coming into effect on July 1, 2021. Similarly to previous VAT changes, these affect merchants who sell across EU borders, as well as those who export goods into the EU. These changes are primarily targeted at simplifying the process, including the creation […]
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Pre-Orders: Is It a Viable Way To Generate Buzz For Your Next Product Launch?
Whether you are preparing for the launch of your new business or looking to introduce a new flagship product to the market, using pre-orders could be a great option. As a consequence, it will drive up initial sales and keep your prospects engaged, even before they are ready to purchase. Because it just feels exciting, […]
Google Core Vitals Updates: Are You Ready?
If you have your own website, you need to drop everything and pay attention. Big updates are coming to Google Core Vitals and how they apply to your SEO rank. This month, Google is making changes to how they rank websites, putting increased importance on what they call “Core Web Vitals.” Google’s goal with these […]
How to Write Great Product Descriptions for your Online Store in 8 Steps
How do you write product descriptions that convince sellers to buy without being too salesy? It’s an age-old question. Seductive product descriptions can mean moving units or watching your inventory decompose. Potential customers make purchase decisions after reading your product description, you have some work to do. Here are 8 crucial ingredients for eCommerce store […]
How to Sell Art Online: 11 Places to Sell Art Online in 2020
Thousands of artists are making solely through online sales and commissions thanks to virtual galleries being unlimited and many new systems having marketing tools built right in — it’s never been easier to find an audience. Choosing the right platform, however, has become the tricky part because there’s only so much time in the day to […]
The Critical Role of Search and Maximizing a Seamless Customer Experience
TRENDING: The Critical Role of Search and Maximizing a Seamless Customer Experience originally aired live on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Information provided was up to date as of that time. Have you ever “gotten lost” on a website or even the internet in general? You don’t have the exact search term of what you are […]
Omni-Channel Marketing: Definitions & the Difference Between Omni-, Multi-, and Cross-Channel
Omnichannel marketing — is it a Holy Grail of customer experience? Or is it just a buzzword, created by shrewd marketers to make it look like they are busy chasing high ROIs, CTRs, KPIs, and the rest of the marketing alphabet soup? Here’s the truth: an omni-channel approach will change your business’ marketing for good. […]
12 Tips to Improve The Average Time on Page & Make Visitors Stick Around A Bit Longer
It's estimated that we each spend an hour a day shopping online. While the figure is significant, it doesn't reveal much about how that time is being spent or whether there is a correlation between time spent and money spent.
Dropshipping in 2021: Is Opening a Dropshipping Business Actually Worth a Try?
By 2040, around 95 percent of all purchases are expected to be through eCommerce channels, according to Nasdaq. As the eCommerce world expands every day, so does the increasing presence of dropshipping. If you’ve ever been involved with eCommerce businesses, you most likely have heard of this term before. But if not, we have written […]
9 Hot B2B Marketing Strategies Proven to Leverage an Advantage in a Post-COVID World
Does your company have a winning B2B marketing strategy? B2B companies struggle with creating a successful marketing strategy largely because they rely on outdated communication channels to connect with current and potential clients. Showing up at trade shows, passing out pamphlets, and making cold call after cold call simply aren’t good enough in today’s incredibly […]
Using Google Analytics Enhanced eCommerce to Grow Your Online Business [A Step-by-Step Guide]
In this step-by-step guide to Google Analytics Enhanced eCommerce, we’ll show you how you can enable this feature and finally start measuring the data like a pro. As a business owner, you know how critical it is to track and analyze your customers’ behavior, and you may already be doing that using Google Analytics. With […]