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17 Awesome B2B eCommerce Website Examples You Need to Know

By Ana Bera

Providing the best eCommerce experience to your B2B customers is not an easy thing to do. However, if you’re going to get a piece of those eCommerce transactions worth more than $12 trillion and stay relevant in the future eCommerce industry, you’ll have to learn. A big part of the learning curve is seeing how […]

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Good news squared: X-Cart 5.3.6.4 is out & Upgrade to X-Cart 5.4.0.5 is available

By Max Slepukhov

This is happening: X-Cart 5.4.0 is available for upgrade. Dive in to see what's new there.

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14 Robust Customer Service Tools For eCommerce Businesses

By Robert Brandl

I was about to open this article with “getting ahead of your eCommerce competition takes a lot of work and ingenuity”. But you’ve heard that one before. There is no way to even tell exactly how many companies are using the World Wide Web as a platform to sell goods. Whatever that number is, it’s […]

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How to Create a Perfect Meta Description to Improve Click-Throughs (A Complete Beginner Guide)

By Natalia Diatko

A good meta description can work wonders for your click-through rate. So how do you write a really good one? Will it affect your rankings? And when is it better to leave it blank? Read on to find out.Title tags and meta descriptions are the two types of SEO meta tags that everyone is familiar […]

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Missing us in London? Don’t be, we’re almost there!

By Anastasia Zhavoronkova

Just like last year and the year before that and the year before, we are planning a trip to the UK. The main purpose is to meet our loyal clients but we’ll also be attending eCommerce EXPO 2019.  Last year’s visit was quite fruitful and London met us so well, so we decided to exhibit […]

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Augmented Reality in Retail [101 Guide For Beginners]

By Morgan Drake

Did you know 63% of retail brands plan to use augmented reality (AR) in the next two years? AR retail experiences allow customers to engage with merchant products. The more customers interact with products, the better merchants can personalize the customer’s experience and make better suggestions for increased conversions. Did you know that 52% of […]

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Customer Experience Management [14 Great Tools to Achieve Customer Satisfaction]

By Lidia Hovhan

Did you know that 96% of consumers believe that customer service is a crucial factor in their choice of and loyalty to a brand? Once you have your customer experience (CX) strategy in place, your business can start its customer retention journey. Although most new businesses take great care of their website’s design and optimization, they often forget about how the […]

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Hyper Personalization: Why Use It in 2019 [+11 Personalization Tips]

By Anastasia Zhavoronkova

You are here probably because you are in search of new ways of improving your marketing strategy. Let me guess. You have your email marketing determined, content evergreen and constantly updating, SEO done right, social media for customer loyalty, and visitors browsing and purchasing in your online store. But there is always that little voice […]

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PCI-DSS Compliance Checklist [Definition + 13 Steps]

By Ken Lynch

Day-to-day business is complicated enough for new e-commerce site owners, but if you accept debit or credit card transactions, one crucial 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 checklist is long, can seem complicated, and more often […]

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Why Website Color Schemes Matter & How to Use Them Right

By Georgi Todorov

What if I told you that you could grow your business and have a beautiful website by selecting the right colors? People are shopping online more than ever now, and they love it. It’s part of their daily life, and the click of a button is comfortable and feels like a real-life experience. What does […]

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The Role of Proactive Customer Support to Change Brand Perspective

By Robin Singh

Do you know, 68% of consumers say that a brand’s perception becomes positive when companies send proactive customer service notifications to them? Being proactive with clients is important for any online business owner. After all, they have a reputation to uphold. It takes one negative review online to change the customers’ perspective. That’s why a brand strives […]

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