A lot of business details matter in e-commerce. However, at the end of the day it’s all about driving more traffic and growing revenue. While there are a number of ways to do so, no strategy is more effective than increasing your store’s average order value, or AOV. Let’s look at how to increase the average order value in your e-commerce store.
WordPress was first released 15 years ago as a free and open-source content management platform. At the time, it was targeted mainly to bloggers. These days, though, it is almost perfect for every kind of website. However, do WordPress and e-commerce work well together? Let's take a look and find out.
When it comes to launching an online store, many entrepreneurs choose the dropshipping model and use AliExpress as their supplying platform. There are plenty of reasons for that. Would you, too, like to learn how to dropship from Aliexpress? Read on to find out more.
Just as traditional businesses now rely on a blend of digital and traditional advertising, so, too, should online businesses take advantage of both.
Ecommerce dominates the marketplace. As a matter of fact, ecommerce accounted for nearly $43 billion in sales in July 2018 alone, an 8.7% increase year over year. But of course, not all ecommerce sites are created equal. What's more, some features really make a page stand out. If you want to put your company’s ecommerce site on the cutting edge, these three ecommerce design elements are a must.
Whether you’ve recently launched an online business or have been running one for a while, you surely know that reviews are important for not only attracting new customers, but also for building a strong brand reputation. However, have you ever stopped to consider that a methodical customer review program could boost your profits?
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If you haven’t noticed, ecommerce is taking the world by storm, and with for good reason. The industry is well established, but it also continues to be quite innovative. For example, there are a handful of big players like Amazon and eBay. However, there is still plenty of room for small business startups. The bottom line? It’s a good time to invest in ecommerce.
The Amazon FBA service has taken a lot of online retailers in the West by storm. FBA, by the way, stands for "fulfillment by Amazon." It refers to a business model whereby you warehouse the products for your online store with Amazon, and they fulfill your orders and even take care of customer service for you. What's more, your Amazon FBA store qualifies for Amazon Prime shipping. This makes your store all that more attractive to customers. You can sell local goods as well as imported products by using the Amazon FBA service. However, if you're importing goods from China, it's a good idea to use a qualified prepping service.
You don't need to be a major retailer like Walmart to buy products at wholesale. There are many reasons why all types of companies might need to do business with a wholesaler. Large retailers, non-profit organizations, as well as small work-at-home operations can all benefit from buying goods wholesale. The key to success is simply finding the right wholesaler to get high-quality products at great prices. Here are a few reasons why your company might benefit from buying goods at wholesale.
Would you like to create your dream lifestyle? Well, you're not the only one. Most of us want to find a way to live the life of our dreams. For many of us, it's that we want to be able to work from anywhere. Others dream of having an 8-figure dream lifestyle. But how does someone get to that dream lifestyle when they're caught up in the daily drudgery of a full-time job they have outgrown? If you want to leave your commute behind and get out of the corporate grind, then you need to start researching what’s available. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Are you thinking of foraying into the world of online business? Then it’s likely you’re contemplating which e-commerce platforms to go with. This is obviously one of the first thresholds to starting an online store. It’s been some time since e-commerce platforms first hit the market. Since then a lot has evolved. It’s interesting to see which of the current e-commerce platforms will serve your needs well. Here are some you can consider.
There is no doubt that business owners and consumers alike share a considerable concern for cybersecurity issues. Take your e-commerce website, for instance. Have you ever lain awake at night wondering if it would pass a cybersecurity test? Read on to find out about 3 areas where you can make improvements to better protect your business.
Imagine that after a long day of running your business, you go into your kitchen to find your refrigerator making strange sounds. What's more, a large, unsightly puddle spreads out from under it over your kitchen floor. You check to see what’s wrong. You unplug it and make a casserole with the perishable foods. Then you try to turn into a smart shopper with what's left of your day. You start looking for a replacement.
What keywords should you target on your website? This is a question that often plagues webmasters. It’s easy to fire up your favorite keyword research tool and find high volume search queries, but figuring out the exact keywords to focus on proves more difficult than you’d imagine. This becomes evident once you factor in user intent and the sales funnel. That's because keyword research isn’t just about generating traffic. Ultimately, it’s about converting visitors into real customers.
When people hear the phrase "grow your business," they often think that physical expansion is an essential part of that growth. It's true that expanding into larger office spaces or opening additional locations may be essential at some point in your business’s growth. However, those things aren’t necessary at every stage. In fact, you may be looking for ways to grow your business without having to put a huge down payment on a new office space. If that’s the case, here are 3 suggestions for doing just that.
When you're running an online business, there are a few mistakes you must avoid, whether you're a rookie or an expert. However, the subject of this article is a mistake that many online entrepreneurs make, even if they've been around a while. And what is that mistake? It is a failure to follow up with customers who placed an item in the cart but didn’t complete the purchase.
It's essential for shipped products to be appealing. After all, they’re the only tangible interaction your e-commerce store has with a customer. Therefore, you need to find ways to pamper that customer. And when you're an e-commerce entrepreneur, you have to do that pampering with great packaging. Packaging is your first and only in-person impression. If you want to acquire regular customers, that impression must be a good one.
Product returns are an inevitable part of any business’s operations. However, while brick-and-mortar stores see about 10% of their sales returned, e-commerce businesses face three times that much—up to 30%. So if you operate an e-commerce business, it would behoove you to revisit your company’s returns management strategies.