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Should You Offer Free Shipping? A Simple Test to Decide.

From a consumer’s perspective, there’s something inherently appealing about the term free shipping. The mere thought of getting something for free is often enough to put a smile on most people’s face. Unfortunately, what’s good for the consumer isn’t always best for the merchant. The effectiveness of free shipping as…

Drop Shipping: The Easiest Way to Sell Online

Many people shy away from starting an online store because of the startup costs and fulfillment hassles. But imagine if someone offered to pay your up-front inventory costs on thousands of items and manage your fulfillment operations. It'd be much easier to get started, and you could run your business…

Shopify & Mixergy eCommerce Spotlight: Vend-A-Snack

Here's a new and innovative way to get your daily fix of M&M's, Skittles, and chewing gum! Shopify store Vend-A-Snack is an online vending machine that's shipping treats right to your door.  The concept is really easy: Choose any 24 items from a huge selection of chips, crackers, chocolate bars, gum,…

Inside An Ecommerce Entrepreneur's Brain

Running a successful ecommerce business requires a special set of skills. Whether it's SEO, social media, customer service, shipping and fulfillment or email marketing, often you need to be a jack of all trades.

Zappos Top Ten eCommerce Lessons

Zappos Top Ten eCommerce Lessons The CEO of Zappos gave a presentation on the Top 10 Lessons they've Learned about eCommerce. Zappos is one of the largest online retailers around, with gross merchandise sales of over $800M in 2007 and currently stocks more than 3 million shoes, handbags, clothing items…

5 Strategies to Get Customers to Trust Your Ecommerce Store

All right. You’ve got the products. You’ve got an ecommerce website with a finely tuned checkout process. But you don’t have the kind of conversion rate you would like and shopping cart abandonment is an ongoing problem. Maybe visitors to your site just don’t trust you. While the cost of shipping…

5 Quick Tips to Get Your Ecommerce Store Holiday Ready

The holiday season is swiftly approaching, and online store owners should start planning and executing their marketing campaigns now. Black Friday and Cyber Monday mark the start of the holiday shopping season for millions of  shoppers - and they're just around the corner. Here are 5 quick tips to get you started: …

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