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Jason Chow
Jason Chow
Outreach Expert at WHSR

Online Privacy in eCommerce: 6 Key Takeaways and Shocking Stats You Didn’t Know About

eCommerce Tips

The eCommerce landscape has changed much since the early days of Amazon.com. Technological innovation fueling this industry has allowed the explosive growth of cross-border trade. It is expected that by 2021, retail eCommerce sales will reach almost $4.9 trillion. Yet this massive industry has grown beyond the major eCommerce companies, and new competitors are entering […]

Nick Galov
Nick Galov
Hosting Expert and Content Manager

Strong Customer Authentication (SCA): What It Is and What Merchants Should Expect in 2019

eCommerce Tips

Let’s face it — the internet is not the safest place to be. Even though online security has become more sophisticated over the years, the Web is still fertile ground for all sorts of scams. To illustrate, online merchants worldwide lose over 7.5% of their annual revenue due to fraud. Imagine someone stealing your December […]

Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart

Mobile Commerce 101: Advantages, Disadvantages, Stats [+Examples]

eCommerce Tips

Bringing online stores to the mobile world in the form of apps has turned the concept of shopping in a completely new direction. Buyers can easily browse through thousands of products, compare prices, share favorites with friends, and so much more — all straight from their mobiles. Online merchants also feel quite at home with […]

Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart

Best Website Hosting for Online Store [7 Hosts Compared]

eCommerce Tips

Take my word for it — choosing the best eCommerce hosting site for your online store is not as easy as predicting how ‘Game Of Thrones’ might end next Sunday. You’ll have to beaver away for quite a while to find what is worth your attenttion even now that eCommerce hosting players provide a seemingly […]

Veronika Vaghina
Veronika Vaghina
Marketing Manager at X‑Cart

The 7 Best Ecommerce Website Builders: a Comparison Chart for 2019

eCommerce Tips

I know why you’re here. You want to create your online e-commerce store and start selling online. Or you’re not satisfied with your current solution and looking for the perfect eCommerce platform to migrate to. And you know what? It’s the right place to get all the information needed. You want to find the perfect […]

Gary Stevens
Gary Stevens
a front-end developer

The Detailed Guide to WordPress Vulnerabilities and Exploits [+ How to Fix Them]

eCommerce Tips

Since the early days of the internet, WordPress has served as one of the most reliable content platforms available to individuals and organizations. Whether being used for a personal blog or a corporate homepage, WordPress is a flexible and robust content management system (CMS). However, like any piece of software that integrates with the open […]

Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart

How to Start an Online Store That Actually Grows [2019 Edition]

eCommerce Tips

A few years ago creating an online store seemed mind-blowingly complex for medium and small businesses. You had to code your fingers to the bone to make your first sale. Luckily, everything is different now. Indeed, it’s never been easier to start an online store from scratch within just a short space of time. No […]

Ollie Claxton
Ollie Claxton
Marketing Content Writer at Secure Trading

How to Prevent and Protect Your Business From Chargebacks [Definition + Examples]

eCommerce Tips

As a consumer, one of the most frustrating experiences is not getting what you’ve paid for. A new pair of trainers that are never delivered, but that the merchant insists were. A magazine subscription that halts when the publication company goes under. An online grocery shop debited twice to your account. Such problems are often […]

Ken Lynch
Ken Lynch
Founder & CEO at Reciprocity

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

eCommerce Tips

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

eCommerce Tips

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. […]

Anna Shvetsova
Anna Shvetsova
Marketing Manager at X‑Cart

GDPR: What Is It and How It May Impact Ecommerce Stores in EU and Outside

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The GDPR with complicated requirements, expensive implementation and huge fines for non-compliance have thrown many eCommerce businesses into panic since it was announced. Check this post to see if it applies to your business and what you need to do to be compliant. We've got ready tools to help you set up your online store.