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Why X-Cart is the eCommerce Platform of Choice [Infographic]

By Helen Golubeva

Selecting the right eCommerce platform is vital to the success of your online business. It’s an important decision, and a bad fit can be costly. That’s why you need to make sure that you choose wisely and fully understand your platform’s capabilities.   So how do you make the right choice? By carrying out a […]

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10 Dos & Don’ts When Your Amazon Seller Account is Suspended

By Victoria Sullivan

When your Amazon seller account is suspended, you have every right to worry — after all, when you can’t sell, you can’t make money. But the good news is, you have options, like suspension appeals. To help you figure out how to get back your Amazon suspended account, we put together the following guide with […]

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9 Tested Strategies to Improve Your Abandoned Cart Emails [+ 16 Examples]

By Helen Golubeva

Every day online retailers lose their money. Tons of money. Why? Just because more than two-thirds of their website users fail to complete their checkout process. For merchants, this equates to nearly $18 billion worth of potential sales lost annually. But not all is lost. Although you cannot entirely eliminate the problem of cart abandonment, there’s still […]

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Amazing Order Confirmation Emails That Grow Sales

By Helen Golubeva

I do not have any access to your Google Analytics profile, and, of course, I’m not a mind reader, but I know it for sure that your order confirmation emails, as well as other transactional emails you may send to your subscribers, have mind-blowing open rates. Why? These confirmation emails convey an important message about […]

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Social Media Marketing: The Essential Guide to Your Business Growth

By Veronika Vaghina

It’s hard to imagine a business that doesn’t use social media at all. What do you check first when you want to find out something about a brand? Right, you’re looking for their profile on Instagram or Facebook. And let me guess: you’ll be really surprised if you don’t find a page, right? The same […]

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What is Social Listening, Why You Need It and How to Do It The Smart Way

By Sam O'Brien

So your business is considering implementing a social listening strategy. That’s not a bad idea. Some business owners have already discovered the benefits. You should be next. But is it worth your time and effort digging into the world of social media? And why are you missing out by ignoring social listening? In today’s article, […]

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7 Social Media Metrics That You Should Start Tracking Right Now

By Erin Peacock

Measuring social media metrics is not always easy. Social media is incredibly fast, dynamic, and constantly evolving. Analyzing success across multiple social networks, platforms, and communities can be daunting especially when you are paying attention to many different conversations at once.  Where do you begin to quantify results as an online retailer? How do you […]

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37 Free/Paid Social Media Resources to Start With [+ Tips]

By Helen Golubeva

Social media marketing may sound like a simple thing to do. However, when you grab a spade and start digging a tiny bit deeper, you grasp it at once that there’s more than meets the eye. Creating a good bit of buzz on social media is definitely more than just going live on Instagram and […]

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The Ultimate List of Social Media Statistics to Know in 2020

By Hugh Beaulac

Who else wants to create an online store on social media? Living in the era of paid ads and sponsored posts, modern customers crave peer recommendations and social proof before making purchase decisions. Today, social shopping is the future of eCommerce, so social media platforms make it easier for users to discover and buy products […]

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11 Social Media Marketing Strategies for eCommerce Businesses in 2020

By Veronika Vaghina

Before you start the actual creating of your social media strategy, try to understand what your expectations and objectives are. As soon as you come up with the answer to this question (and please, take your time, it’s possibly the most serious one), it’ll be much easier to come up with your perfect social media […]

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9 Things You MUST Know about Social Media SEO to Grow Your Organic Reach

By Monique Danao

What is social media SEO? Social media SEO definition: It’s the use of social media to complement Search Engine Optimization (SEO) efforts and increase organic reach.  After all, a strong social media presence could boost your organic reach, right? Databox reports that 66% of marketers see a correlation between search rankings and social media shares. […]

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