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8 Tested Tips to Improve eCommerce Conversion Rates [+ Examples]

By Helen Golubeva

Whether you are an industry veteran with a successful eCommerce site or you’re just looking to become one, it’s only natural to think that conversion rate optimization is a set-it-and-forget-it kind of process. It’s not.  Your online business is never static, and, just like a sports car, it needs fuel to drive faster and get […]

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    Placeholder 11 Emerging Trends in Business and Tax [2021]

    11 Emerging Trends in Business and Tax [2021]

    By Gail Cole

    After employees across numerous industries transitioned to working from home, states struggled to determine the tax implications of a newly remote workforce. As eCommerce sellers struggled to keep up with a surge in sales, states that tax remote sales benefited from a steady source of sales tax revenue. When education and events moved online, the […]

    Placeholder 16 Tested Ways to Decrease Online Shopping Cart Abandonment & Increase Conversions

    16 Tested Ways to Decrease Online Shopping Cart Abandonment & Increase Conversions

    By Elizabeth Carpenter

    Let's have a look at actions you can take today in your own online shopping experience to reduce shopping cart abandonment and increase the customers who make it all the way through to your "thank you" screen.

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    Selling on Walmart vs Amazon: How The Two eCommerce Behemoths Stack Up

    By Helen Golubeva

    All online marketplaces have advantages and disadvantages. That’s why selling across multiple channels simultaneously, you have to understand your goal for selling on each platform. Selling on Amazon may be something that you are already familiar with. But maybe it’s time to start exploring the Walmart Marketplace? These two retail giants have to deal with […]

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    How Does PayPal Work? [Step-by-Step Guide For Sellers]

    By Veronika Vaghina

    PayPal is an all-in-one payment solution that makes it easy for online sellers to reach millions of shoppers worldwide. It has been on the market for 20 years already and it doesn’t seem to be leaving any time soon. Whether you are looking for an easy way to sell your products online and get paid, […]

    Placeholder X-Cart Introduces PayPal Checkout: Upgrade Your User Experience to Convert More

    X-Cart Introduces PayPal Checkout: Upgrade Your User Experience to Convert More

    By Anastasia Zhavoronkova

    When you are first setting up your eCommerce business, there will be a lot of decisions to make. One of the most important decisions (after selecting your brand name, product, logo, etc.) will be defining the user experience at checkout.  Many new business owners assume checkouts are more or less the same, and that choosing […]

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    Use Apple Pay for Your Business and Boost Your Conversion Rates

    By Anastasia Zhavoronkova

    In the digital era, mobile devices are becoming more popular than desktops. eCommerce is probably one of the first areas that adopted mobile technology, and there are reasons for it. Once you try a mobile experience in an online store, you find that it’s as convenient as using your browser to shop, only you have […]

    Placeholder 42 Top-Selling Items on Amazon Everyone is Ordering Right Now

    42 Top-Selling Items on Amazon Everyone is Ordering Right Now

    By Victoria Sullivan

    Selling products on Amazon can be very profitable — that is, if you sell the right products and know how to sell them well.  In this guide for sellers on Amazon, we’re breaking down everything you need to know about what to sell on Amazon — and how. Here’s what’s included: A list of Amazon […]

    Placeholder Online Payment Methods for a Fast and Secure Checkout Process

    Online Payment Methods for a Fast and Secure Checkout Process

    By Anastasia Zhavoronkova

    With so many different ways to pay online (or in-store for that matter), simply accepting credit cards is unlikely to cut it. It’s a great starting point if your brand or store is new, but shoppers are now looking for more. We’re here to help you offer the fastest and reliable checkout options. Start with these three online payment solutions that we recommend for all eCommerce stores.

    Placeholder How to Do A/B Testing the Smart Way: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered

    How to Do A/B Testing the Smart Way: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered

    By Helen Golubeva

    In this step-by-step guide to A/B testing, you’ll discover a wealth of useful information on how to test your store’s user experience and triple your company’s conversions.  Diving into eCommerce is easy. But don’t get caught by the misconception that setting up an online business is a one-time investment. And I’m not talking about the […]

    Placeholder Using Buyer Personas for Targeted Selling Tactics

    Using Buyer Personas for Targeted Selling Tactics

    By Caroline Powell

    Do you know who the people shopping in your store are? Understanding the needs of your customers and their motivation to purchase your products is extremely essential nowadays. This knowledge can help you target the company's content marketing and social media campaigns more efficiently. Get to know your clients as closely as your best friends and the marketing campaigns' results will pleasantly surprise you.

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