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Levi Olmstead
Levi Olmstead
Head of Community and SEO at G2

A Beginner’s Guide to Influencer Marketing [+How Affiliates Can Leverage Them]

eCommerce Tips

The eCommerce marketplace is crowded and competitive. In fact, eCommerce already represents almost 10% of retail sales, and it’s expected to continue to grow by nearly 15% each year. As competition increases, getting your product in front of the right consumers becomes even more challenging. Which is why effective marketing can be the key between […]

Veronika Vaghina
Veronika Vaghina
Marketing Manager at X‑Cart

Dropshipping Suppliers: Free List Of 100+ Dropshippers

eCommerce Tips

I’ve collected a full list of dropshipping suppliers and I bet you’ll find the one that is right for your eCommerce business. But before you see all the categories let’s find out what dropshipping is. Dropshipping works this way: stores partner with suppliers and sell the products they provide. Online store owners don’t need a […]

Max Slepukhov
Max Slepukhov
Head of Product

X-Cart 5.4.0 Public Beta Release

Company News

Hi fellow X-Carters! Today is very special for us. We’ve been working on X-Cart 5.4.0 for over a year and now… The time, it has come to release her to the big world. Please welcome – X-Cart 5.4.0 public beta! Email notifications: webmaster mode and renewed design As an online store owner, you know how […]

Anastasia Zhavoronkova
Anastasia Zhavoronkova
Marketing Manager at X‑Cart

X-Cart Team Back in Chicago This June

Company News

We’ll meet you guys at the revamped Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition 2019. As always, we’re exhibiting – why break a wonderful tradition?

Hristina Nikolovska
Hristina Nikolovska
Head of Marketing at SEO Tribunal

What Is User Experience Design & How Can It Affect Your Online Business

eCommerce Tips

Regardless of the amount of money you invest in creating your business website, 88% of online shoppers will leave the page if it doesn’t provide them with ease of use and engagement. Acquiring customers and keeping them are two essential components of a successful business. You need to understand how to attract customers to your […]

Veronika Vaghina
Veronika Vaghina
Marketing Manager at X‑Cart

The 7 Best Ecommerce Website Builders: a Comparison Chart for 2019

eCommerce Tips

I know why you’re here. You want to create your online e-commerce store and start selling online. Or you’re not satisfied with your current solution and looking for the perfect eCommerce platform to migrate to. And you know what? It’s the right place to get all the information needed. You want to find the perfect […]

Jessyka Lee
Jessyka Lee
Digital Marketing Manager at PayKings

Merchant Accounts for High-Risk Businesses [+Why You Might Need It]

eCommerce Tips

Trying to pick the best credit card processing company can be overwhelming. This is particularly true when you are a new small business owner who has never even heard of a “merchant account” prior to setting up everything you need to get your business running. The reality is that even the most seasoned CEOs can […]

David Goodale
David Goodale
CEO of Merchant-Accounts.ca

Interchange Fees in a Nutshell: 5 Super Important Things You Need to Know About It

eCommerce Tips

Over the past several years, business owners have become more aware of interchange fees, and how they impact their business. I’m a huge proponent of this because it has forced greater accountability in the payments industry, and empowered businesses to control costs and negotiate their processing fees more effectively. Even though interchange is generally better […]

Veronika Vaghina
Veronika Vaghina
Marketing Manager at X‑Cart

20 Successful eCommerce Stores Built on X-Cart, And What You Can Learn From Them

eCommerce Tips

Making your own online home store sounds like a great idea. You’re not among the big online retailers. You don’t have the budget to cover the creation of an online store by an agency. X-Cart is a perfect choice for building successful eCommerce stores, so with us, you can just build your best online store […]

Hristina Nikolovska
Hristina Nikolovska
Head of Marketing at SEO Tribunal

The Ultimate Guide to Affiliate Marketing for Beginners

eCommerce Tips

Years ago, making money outside your office sounded like a story from the distant future, right? Well, that future is now, and the best way to earn a pretty penny anytime and anywhere is by leveraging the power of affiliate marketing. For 81% of brands and 84% of publishers, affiliate marketing is already at the […]

Anastasia Zhavoronkova
Anastasia Zhavoronkova
Marketing Manager at X‑Cart

PHP 5.6 and 7.0 Discontinued: How It Affects Your X-Cart Classic Store

Other

In December, 2018, support of two PHP versions (PHP 5.6 and PHP 7.0) has been discontinued. What does it mean for you as an eCommerce business owner? Let’s dig in. Introduction Let us first work out how PHP branches are normally supported. Each branch of PHP is fully supported for two years after its official […]