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Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart

X-Cart Is Launching a Packaging Supplies Store to Help You Pack Pretty Much Anything — from a Fly to an Elephant

Company News

Packaging is nothing but a plain carton box, right? It’s the product that really matters, after all. If that’s what you are thinking as a business owner, you might be setting yourself up to fail without even realizing it. You should know that without quality packaging you will: Lose your products on the way to […]

Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart

X-Cart Partners with nChannel to Help You Automate Your Multi-channel eCommerce Business

Company News

Imagine you sell outdoor equipment. You have thousands of items in your stock, and you are an omni-channel hero. You’ve grown your first store to multiple sales channels that include big box online retailers, B2B vendors, and your eCommerce store that you’re trying to actively grow. Looks pretty good, right? BUT… Your processes that once […]

Norman Arvidsson
Norman Arvidsson
Independent Writer and Entrepreneur

Boost Your eCommerce Store Sales with the Right Content Marketing Strategies

eCommerce Tips

“Build it, and they will come,” is a line from the classic movie, Field of Dreams. If this were just true of eCommerce stores. Unfortunately, it’s not. You can have an amazing eCommerce website and incredible products, but if no one knows about you, what’s the point? You can sit there, place a few ads, […]

Jillian Hufford
Jillian Hufford
Marketing Analyst for nChannel

The Ultimate Guide to Multi-Channel eCommerce Inventory Management

eCommerce Tips

Today’s shoppers easily bounce back and forth between online and offline channels. To keep up, merchants must extend their presence across multiple channels and create consistent experiences. The problem is that multi-channel marketing and selling is difficult, especially when it comes to tracking and managing your inventory. For retailers, inventory is accurate just 63% of […]

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 […]

Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart

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

Development

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 […]

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 […]

Anna Shvetsova
Anna Shvetsova
Marketing Manager at X‑Cart

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

eCommerce Tips

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.

Helen Golubeva
Helen Golubeva
Storyteller at X‑Cart

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

Development

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 […]

Olga Shmakova
Olga Shmakova
Marketing manager at X‑Cart

The Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Buyer Personas for Your Online Store

eCommerce Tips

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.

James Daily
James Daily
Сontent Manager and Blogger at Flash Essay

13 Smart Tips on How to Choose a Perfect Domain Name for Your Online Store

eCommerce Tips

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.