eCommerce Tips

eCommerce Tips

Anastasia Sviridenko
Anastasia Sviridenko
content marketing specialist at TextMagic

The Secret to Customer Retention: How to Grow the Number of Returning Customers

eCommerce Tips

Wanna know the best type of customer? It’s simple — a repeat customer! The fact is, repeat customers spend nearly 70% more than first-time ones. Customer retention strategies are some of the biggest challenges eCommerce businesses face. The reason is obvious, the web gives buyers a plethora of choices. So how do you go about […]

Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Author, Blogger, Editor at Avalara

How Will the New Rules for Sales Tax Affect Your Business

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The Supreme Court of the United States recently issued a ruling that will affect eCommerce store owners. It concerns a tricky topic: sales tax nexus in different states. New sales tax law In the landmark case South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. the court removed the physical presence rule that has long prevented states from taxing […]

Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart shopping cart

14 People Share Their Reasons Why They Migrated to X-Cart 5

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Let me guess. Your X-Cart 4 online store is running pretty well now. And it’s even driving some revenue. Nothing remarkable. But do you know that sticking with an outdated software brings new troubles every day? Every time you want to add a new feature — enable AMPs, for instance, or make your store GDPR-compliant […]

Anna Shvetsova
Anna Shvetsova
Marketing manager at X‑Cart

Ecommerce Search and Navigation: Tools, Popular Solutions and Best Practices

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Configure eCommerce search and navigation tools right and your store conversion rates will increase by up to 80%. Can you believe it? Meanwhile, treating the search wrong on your eCommerce website leads to a decrease in conversion rates both on desktop and mobile devices, low average order value, bad SEO (and, as a result, less traffic) and lost customers. Luckily, there are multiple ways to level up search experience in your online store.

Rory Witt
Rory Witt
Digital Strategist and CEO at DigiMar

How to Use Google AdWords to Create Real, Lasting Revenue For Your eCommerce Store

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Successful eCommerce stores require more than just an easy-to-navigate layout and quality product offerings. Even the best-designed online store in the world won’t help you generate a profit if you aren’t able to consistently attract new customers to your eCommerce site. In today’s highly competitive marketplace, this can seem easier said than done — but […]

Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart shopping cart

Why X-Cart 4 to X-Cart 5 Re-Platforming Should NOT Scare the Daylights Out of You

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Have you or your friends ever moved to another flat? Then you should know how much of a hassle it is and how many hazards can be hidden here and there. Just imagine all those multiple plastic containers, traveling trunks, sacks, boxes, and the rest. A real nightmare! But if you think that migrating from […]

Hristina Nikolovska
Hristina Nikolovska
Head of Marketing at SEO Tribunal

Best SEO Tools to Instantly Improve Your Marketing in 2018

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Did you know that Google makes over 500 algorithm changes a year? Consequently, keeping up with the latest search engine developments is the hardest part of running a website. Even knowing the basic SEO steps that help make your site visible to search engines, there’ll still be many factors to compare, research, and plan in […]

Ken Lynch
Ken Lynch
Founder & CEO at Reciprocity

How to Make Your Online Store PCI-DSS Compliant [Definition + Checklist]

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Getting PCI Compliance Right Day-to-day business is complicated enough for new e-commerce site owners, but if you accept credit or debit cards as payment one important part of your remit is to be completely compliant with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards. This can feel overwhelming as the PCI DSS compliance document is long, can […]

Rob Hart
Rob Hart
Partners Account Executive at eWAY

Why Investing In Cyber Security Is So Important To Your Online Business

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While it’s now easier than ever to start up an online business, connect with a global audience and network with some of the industry’s best, the digital era also brings with it the convenience of personal information or being readily available. This leaves your business, your clients and yourself vulnerable to the possibility of cyber-attack. […]

Mark Faggiano
Mark Faggiano
CEO of TaxJar

eCommerce Sales Tax for X-Cart Merchants, Demystified

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eCommerce sales tax is one of those administrative hassles that can quickly turn into a mess for online sellers. In the U.S., no overarching government body handles sales tax, so businesses have to deal with different tax rules and tax laws from each state. Not to mention, sales tax rates vary widely from state to […]

James Daily
James Daily
Сontent manager and Blogger at Flash Essay

How to Choose a Perfect Domain Name for Your Online Store

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How to choose a domain name and actually what for? Location, location, location on the web means that your domain name establishes your identity, fits your business function, and is easily remembered. Here are some tips to choose it right.