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All-in-One Guide to Facebook Remarketing Ads [+Examples]

By Ondřej Mrštný

So you’ve done it. You’ve worked hard, found your niche, chosen your products, and built your online store. You have done everything in your power to bring people to the online store and make it as easy as possible for them to shop there. And they come and look at your products, and even add […]

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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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X-Cart 5.4.1 Released: New Sales Opportunities & Improved Design

By Max Slepuhov

Everyone could use a bit of a celebration right about now, so let’s welcome the newest version of X-Cart! Due to COVID-19, even the most established bricks and mortar retailers have been forced into eCommerce. This skyrocketing interest in online selling has dramatically increased competition in many eCommerce industries. As an X-Cart customer, you’ve always […]

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SEO for Beginners, part 3: How to Create Product Descriptions That Search Engines Will Love

By Kinga Hulewicz

All the technical details of the product description process is bound to meet the harsh reality of massive content requirements, budget restrictions and deadlines. Who would bother correcting the meta tags and keywords, right? The devil is in these details though and if your web store is dependent of Google you should really implement these additional steps in your content editing tasks.

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The Simple Way To Start Your Online Store

By Veronika Vaghina

Everyone is aware of what is going on in the world right now: Coronavirus has changed our lives, the way we do business, and consumer shopping behaviors. There are some companies who have been able to switch to remote-work models. Others have shut down temporarily. Businesses are now looking for new and different opportunities to […]

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SEO for Beginners, part 2: How To Optimize Your Store Content

By Kinga Hulewicz

In the last post in X-Cart blog I was helping you take first steps in the eCommerce SEO. We've discussed a few basic and important tips that will help you improve your store's visibility. One of them was optimizing every bit of content that appears on your website. Indeed, content optimization is one of the biggest factors when it comes to SEO tactics. That's why today's post will be just about creating content that is both user and search engine friendly.

Placeholder SEO for Beginners, part 1: First Steps in Making Your Store Visible to Search Engines

SEO for Beginners, part 1: First Steps in Making Your Store Visible to Search Engines

By Kinga Hulewicz

Nowadays it is just not enough to put an online business live and wait for visitors and (hopefully) customers to come. Any shop owner should take care of the visibility of his business from the very start. I know that for most people the search engine optimization (SEO) term sounds technical, professional and rather out-of-reach. Indeed SEO is a pretty analytical and complex subject, but it doesn't mean that you can't learn the basics and optimize your store on your own...

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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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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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