Ecommerce sales have seen a sharp rise in recent years. As a matter of fact, 18% of retail sales now come from the online retail sector. Even traditional retailers have taken notice. They have seen that these platforms play a vital role in boosting their retail businesses as well. In this post, we take a look at the latest trends in ecommerce solutions.
What were the best-selling items in your online store this holiday season? Did you pick some winners? Did you have—ahem—a couple of losers as well? While no one can predict the future, perhaps you can learn from the past to prepare for future holiday sales. So in that vein, let's take a look at what sold well for the holidays in 2018. By reviewing this list, you might be able to make some better guesstimates about what products to offer in your online store for the 2019 holiday season.
As a small or medium business, it is important to find ways to retain your customers. One way to do this is through offering discount coupons to your customers. Here is how coupons can work for your business.
In today’s Internet-based world, there are innumerable opportunities to start and grow your own online business. But how do you pick what business to start? How do you find one that fits your needs, your interests, and your schedule? Here are some recommendations for some of the easiest online businesses to start next year.
Whether your online business is small or large, boosting its sales is likely your primary goal. However, because of tremendous growth in the e-commerce industry, you have lots of competition. So, what can you do to get more sales for your online business?
Being at the right place, at the right time, with the right message is closely linked with a great customer experience. Also, it’s vital for businesses nowadays. That's why you should switch your old marketing strategy to an omnichannel marketing approach.
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?
If you're planning to go into business in Thailand, you couldn't have chosen a better time to begin. Dive into the online world and get your business going today.
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.