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30 Aug

Should You Be Running Your Website On WordPress?

Many people think of WordPress as just a simple platform to run a blog on but over the years WordPress has evolved in one of the most popular Content Management Systems (CMS) available to users today. Currently, 26% of websites around the world are run on WordPress. It’s not just small websites that are run on WordPress now. Companies of all sizes use WordPress to create their online presence. Major news outlets, large businesses, and small businesses alike use the WordPress platform and can be seen in the WordPress showcase. What exactly...

24 Nov

How Small Businesses Can Cash in on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

For small businesses, Black Friday can feel overwhelming. It can seem like a day more suited for large companies that can afford to slash prices and offer special deals. In reality, there are many ways that a small business can benefit from the number of consumers shopping over the weekend. By analyzing your market and promoting your deals properly, your small business could not only bring in a huge profit on Black Friday, but also on the days following. Check out our tips on how your small business can cash in...

19 Nov

Why Shoppers Avoid Your Ecommerce Site

Have you noticed a decrease in your online sales or simply a lack thereof? There are many problems that can occur when designing your company’s ecommerce shop that can send consumers running away. It’s important that you build your ecommerce site the right way from the start. You don’t want a clunky or messy website because those types of ecommerce shops tend to scare potential buyers away. Your objective should be to build a fast, sleek, and beautiful ecommerce website so that your sales skyrocket! Read on for insights and tips...

25 Feb

Your Go-to Guide for Increasing Your Conversion Rate

When it comes to increasing your website conversion rate, you've probably been bombarded with methods and strategies to implement.  And while some of them are effective, more than likely, the most of them render useless on a daily basis.  Fortunately, though, we have a simple go-to guide you can use that features 10 of the best ways to increase your conversion rate. 1) Display Content that Is Memorable If you want people to visit your site and remember who you are, thus sharing your postings with friends and family members, then you...

7 Jul

5 Tips for Making Your Ecommerce Site Customer Friendly

Launching and managing an ecommerce website can be overwhelming. With so many details to consider, it’s easy to overlook important aspects that are critical to the success of your site. Similar to a physical store, there are certain expectations that customers have when shopping online. If these needs are not met, your customers may not want to return to your site, or even worse, they could tell others about the poor experience they had. Here are 5 features to help keep your customers coming back for more. 1. Creating an appealing...

15 Nov

A Great Ecommerce Site… From the Customer’s Point of View

If you are running an ecommerce business, you know how important it is to have a well-designed and well-serviced website. It’s often challenging to run an ecommerce website successfully, since there are so many elements to consider. After all, you’re not just presenting your company to visitors, you are also running your business through your website - including taking orders, accepting payments, providing delivery information, and more. While you may be personally acquainted with how your website functions, it is also necessary to take into account how easy it is for...