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How to Start a Multi-Vendor Website: Ideas, Pros, Cons, Launch, and Growth

By Anna Shvetsova

Exactly as huge physical malls have pushed out shops of narrow focus, multi vendor marketplaces do so towards unpretentious online stores today. So, what do we see? Some merchants just close their sites and benefit from the power of eCommerce giants. They successfully sell on such multi vendor sites as eBay, Amazon or Etsy. Others invest a lot into […]

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Placeholder What is Quora: How to Use It to Sell Products Online in 2019

What is Quora: How to Use It to Sell Products Online in 2019

By Veronika Vaghina

People all over the world are looking for free ways to get organic traffic to their eCommerce websites and to grow their brand awareness. And I think I’ve got the answer here: Quora. Do not underestimate it. Probably you think something like “C’mon, it can’t be helpful” or “Okay, I like Quora but how do […]

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13 Simple Tips to Improve Your Website [Tried & Tested Ones Only]

By Melissa Stanley

Where does your website stand? Have you absolutely nailed your web design and found your magic formula of how to increase web presence or are you still struggling to attract the number of visitors and potential customers you thought you will get easily? No need to go through what every expert said on how to improve a website – we have done all that for you and we have compiled a handy list of how to drive people to your website!

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We’ve Joined the Seller Labs Family — and Here are the Details

By Max Vydrin

Today we are proud to announce that X-Cart is joining forces with Seller Labs, the leading Amazon marketplace expert. This union presents the wonderful future of growth and global expansion both for you and for us. Back in 2001, when we launched X-Cart, we wanted to make the Internet a convenient and productive eCommerce environment […]

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How to Use Instagram Stories in eCommerce [101 Guide For Beginners]

By Sasha Irvin

Instagram is quickly becoming one of the most effective mediums for reaching customers. From influencer marketing to driving engagement with your brand, it’s more than proving it’s worth.   The platform is quickly evolving to capitalize on a business’s use of Instagram. One of the most underutilized features available is using Instagram Stories for e-commerce […]

Placeholder Ultimate Guide to Word of Mouth Marketing in 2019

Ultimate Guide to Word of Mouth Marketing in 2019

By Dan Fries

Did you know that online shoppers are at least 70 percent more likely to make purchases based on social media referrals or recommendations?  These actions are more commonly known as word of mouth (WOM) referrals, and they are highly sought-after by entrepreneurs starting an online store as well as by established eCommerce players. With the […]

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Reddit Marketing 101: How To Use It For Your Business

By Veronika Vaghina

Reddit is a place where you can chat, find out recent news, or just laugh at some funny jokes. But you shouldn’t forget that Reddit also is priceless in terms of useful information as users share their experience and they are always ready to give you a bit of advice (even if you don’t ask). […]

Placeholder Dropshipping Suppliers: Free List Of 150+ Dropshippers

Dropshipping Suppliers: Free List Of 150+ Dropshippers

By Veronika Vaghina

I’ve collected a full list of the best 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. Note: You need to create a free online store with X-Cart to start dropshipping products to people from […]

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How Much Does Website Development Cost in 2019?

By Gary Stevens

Website development costs are some of the largest investments that new e-commerce retailers face. But how much, exactly, does website development cost in 2019? Well, unfortunately, naming an exact figure is difficult. The cost of a new (or improved) website will depend on the scale of your site. It will also depend on the approach […]

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How to Choose the Right Web Technology Stack for Your eCommerce Business

By Vitaly Kuprenko

If you want to develop a website, one of the first issues to solve is an appropriate tech stack for your project. The chosen technologies are in charge of the scalability of your website. Additionally, your platform should work fast since 47% of users expect websites to load in less than 2 seconds. So, there […]

Placeholder 19 Tips to Beat eCommerce Fraud and Protect Your Site From Scammers

19 Tips to Beat eCommerce Fraud and Protect Your Site From Scammers

By Helen Golubeva

Accepting online payments, you may find out that your store is the place where the thief is trying to use the stolen card. It costs you money. Because the fraud losses are distributed across all merchants, we don't hear too much about them. But the truth is that the online merchants are losing way more than customers and banks together! So you should roll up the sleeves and protect your business from these expenses.

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