Ecommerce Inspiration

Twitter Moves Into Mobile Commerce With New “Buy” Button

Yesterday, Twitter officially announced a new "Buy" button that can be embedded in tweets to allow users to buy a product with a couple of clicks. For now the feature is limited to a "small percentage" of users on its mobile app only. However, it's an important announcement as it could signal the…

How One Paper Designer Made the Leap from Wholesale to Omni-Channel Retail

When Fiona Richards became tired of working as a graphic designer for corporate clients, she decided to start her own business. That was over eight years ago. Today, her wholesale greeting card business, Cartolina, sells worldwide to some of the most iconic retailers, like Harrods, Anthropologie, The Smithsonian, and The…

9 Essential Podcasts Every Ecommerce Entrepreneur Should Subscribe To

While blog posts are great, there's also a lot of incredible content out there in the form of Podcasts. If you’re not familiar, Podcasts are recorded audio discussions or interviews that anyone can create and that you can listen to on your smartphone or computer. They're perfect for getting your daily…

A Visual History of The Apple Store

Apple’s online store is visually smooth and sleek. Just take a look.But guess what? It hasn’t always been a work of art. It wasn’t so many years ago that Apple's online store was not so amazing to look at.Of course standards were different a few years ago. But every ecommerce…

Handpicked by Shopify: 36 Summer Travel Essentials

Your senses are picking up hints everywhere – the far-away smell of charcoal grills, the chirp of happy birds, the urge to shed outerwear and soak in the feel of the warm sun. Summer is officially upon us. You’ve squirrelled away vacation days during your long winter hibernation, and the…

10 Business Name Generators to Help You Create Your Brand

When it comes to starting a business, choosing a great name for your new venture is a critical first step towards building a memorable and profitable brand. But coming up with fresh ideas can sometimes be challenging and it often feels like all the good names are already taken. To…

7 Ecommerce Email Campaigns You Should Steal Today

Without a doubt, email is one of the most powerful marketing channels when it comes to driving ecommerce sales. In fact, email has an ROI of around 4,300%, according to the Direct Marketing Association.That's because your customer's email inbox is their most personal online environment and getting permission to have a sales…

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