New GDPR Regulations are here – Is your online store compliant?

By |June 18th, 2018|

The internet has an ever-growing impact and influence on its netizens. We research, shop, work, play, date, chat, and basically live online. We breathe in the data flow, leaving digital footprints everywhere. Now finally, we have a GDPR Regulations law that is designed to protect our personal data.  And thankfully, it’s […]

Cultivating Click-thrus: Your Guide To Writing A Winning Meta Description

By |April 10th, 2018|

When creating online ads or optimizing for SEO to promote your products, never underestimate the role of the meta description. As brief paragraphs that appear immediately beneath the URL that you want customers to click on, meta descriptions make your listings more effective both directly and indirectly.
Directly, a good meta […]

Seven Traits Every Good Boss Should Have

By |January 25th, 2018|

Are you a good boss?  It may be hard to balance your influence and effectiveness while taking how your employees view you into consideration.  There are ways to be well-liked and effective, however!
Last year, the market research group Gallup released a report confirming what most of us already know: employees don’t […]

Online Store Owners + Intuit QuickBooks = The Perfect Pairing

By |January 22nd, 2018|

Do you struggle with running your online business and trying to keep up with the accounting? There are great tools to help online store owners balance the needs of their eCommerce stores.  Intuit QuickBooks is one of our favorites!
In 1994, American software company Intuit developed QuickBooks to help small-to-medium-sized businesses […]

Does Gated Content Hurt or Help Your Online Business?

By |November 29th, 2017|

So which is it? Does gated content hurt or help?  Here are some questions to ask yourself and details to understand before you toss gated content into your eCommerce marketing strategy.
Let’s get some of the basics out of the way…
What is Gated Content?
Simply put, gated content is restricted content. It […]

Pro Tips for 2017 eCommerce Holiday Prep

By |October 24th, 2017|

Are you bubbling over with holiday cheer, yet?   You should be! Last year’s Nov and Dec holiday retail sales rang in at $658.3 billion! It’s past time to start your eCommerce holiday prep so if you’re running low on ideas for this season, read on!
Many online store owners know […]

10 Basic Steps for Running an Online Business

By |July 25th, 2017|

Go digital and sell from anywhere to anyone. Here’s how to get started running an online business!

There are many benefits to becoming an online entrepreneur but it’s important to remember that running an online business requires attention to key details that will determine its success. Technology is a major factor […]

How to Take Amazing Product Pictures (on a Budget)

By |June 6th, 2017|

Looking for some ideas on how to take amazing product pictures on a limited budget?  Our clever tips will help you get the quality you need for a fraction of the cost!
Human beings are predominantly visual creatures. We actually remember approximately 80 percent of what we see and just 20 […]

130 Free Credit Card Logos to Use on Your eCommerce Website

By |March 30th, 2017|

Did you know that approximately 70% of online purchases are abandoned? That’s harsh. What can online business owners do complete the sale? And how do free credit card logos come into play?

According to a recent Baymard Institute study, a documented 69.23% of online shopping carts are abandoned during the sales process. […]

Shipping Optimization for the New Year

By |January 13th, 2017|

Are you looking into shipping optimization for the new year?  We’ve got an insider’s POV from automation expert, Christine Ridgely, Partner Manager at 71lbs.
Who has the time to monitor what they spend on shipping? You should be focused on fulfilling the orders! While you likely researched shipping optimization and how you can obtain […]