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ACH Payment Processing for eCommerce

By Dragos Gheorghe

For the fourth consecutive year, ACH payment processing volume has increased by over 1 billion dollars! Get in on the action and see how ACH acceptance can help boost your online business. According to the 2016 Annual Billing Household Survey, consumers use 3 to 4 different payment methods each month.  Credit card payments and debit […]

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Must-have eCommerce Apps to Run Your Business

By Anastasia Zhavoronkova

Every once in a while every business faces a crisis. It might be a seasonal downturn or an unexpected move by a competitor or perhaps a major change in customers’ buying behavior. The one thing we can be sure of is that a crisis is sure to cause consequences for your business. Yes, a crisis […]

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Step-by-Step Guide to Selling Books on Amazon [2020]

By Mark Quadros

Good news!  It’s not too late to start selling books on Amazon. In fact, Amazon is in charge of about 50% of book sales in the US alone. It’s the best place to sell books online thanks to its authority and versatile pricing options for sellers. There is always a niche. There is always an […]

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Guide to Ecommerce Website Security: Definition, Tips, and Tools to Implement in 2020

By Darren DeMatas

I’ve witnessed companies lose hundreds of thousands of dollars after failing to implement eCommerce website security features to safeguard their online stores from hackers and fraudsters. The internet is a dangerous place to conduct business. Over the next three years, online retailer fraud is projected to hit $130 billion. So without appropriate fraud protection tools, your sensitive customer […]

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How to Start a Dropshipping Business [4 Easy Steps]

By Melanie Brodsky

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, do not fret! […]

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13 Email Marketing Tips for Creating First-Class Emails (With Steps & Examples)

By Helen Golubeva

How does an excellent email look like? No. It’s not the one that is beautifully designed. And not the one that has successfully reached your user’s inbox. The things like honed to perfection email template or potential deliverability also come as part of success. But a top-notch email is primarily about bringing value. Your user […]

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13 Email Marketing Benefits [+ Examples]

By Helen Golubeva

There’s so much hype around email marketing tools nowadays. Email software providers are pressing down on you trying to persuade that their tool delivers the best value for money. They bait you with the flawless onboarding process, easy set-up, and beautiful sign-up forms swallowing your customers like a vacuum cleaner sucks in the dust. And […]

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Transactional Email Marketing Tools to Boost Sales in a Snap

By Helen Golubeva

Today we are going to dwell upon the most highly-anticipated emails you may ever send — transactional emails. Read on to learn why transactional emails are your best friends in the world of eCommerce and how they can be fine-tuned to help you sell online. Table of contents: What Is Transactional Email?Types of Transactional EmailsTransactional Email […]

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Mobile Commerce 101: Advantages, Disadvantages, Stats [+Examples]

By Helen Golubeva

Bringing online stores to the mobile world in the form of apps has turned the concept of shopping in a completely new direction. Buyers can easily browse through thousands of products, compare prices, share favorites with friends, and so much more — all straight from their mobiles. Online merchants also feel quite at home with […]

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What Unique Selling Proposition Is & How to Define Yours [+7 Examples to Inspire You]

By Veronika Vaghina

In the eCommerce world, you have to compete not only with local small businesses but with all the online businesses from the same niche. The market is full of options and it’s tricky for customers to understand how one product differs from another. And that’s why you need to define your unique selling proposition: customers will see […]

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26 Best Email Marketing Tools For Selling Online in 2020

By Helen Golubeva

I’m sure you haven’t seen a “one-size-fits-all” suit, have you? The same goes for email marketing tools. While there is an endless number of email marketing services to meet your every need, I’ve made up my mind to focus your attention on 26 best email marketing tools and services that will help you set up […]

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