How to Sell Online

The Shopify Ecommerce Blog has over many articles about selling products online. From learning how to sell online to advanced tips and tricks, we cover everything you need to know to run a successful online business. Here are some recent posts that talk about selling online:

Is Growth Hacking the Future of Marketing?

Today’s guest post is by bestselling author Ryan Holiday. You've probably heard some buzz about "growth hacking" by now. That it was the secret weapon behind the astounding growth of brands like Uber, like Facebook, like Twitter, like Dropbox and Airbnb. It's become almost axiomatic in the Silicon Valley these…

6 Psychological Triggers that Win Sales and Influence Customers

This is a guest post by Beth Morgan from Marketing Nerdist. Whenever anyone asks me what marketing books I recommend that will help them sell more, the very first one I point them to is “Influence” by Robert Cialdini, published in 1984. A professor of psychology and marketing, Cialdini lays out…

7 Creative Ways Businesses are Using Vine to Engage Customers

How would you use six seconds of looping short-form video to engage your customers? Businesses have been coming up with creative and interesting ways of answering that question using Vine, a Twitter-owned mobile app that has been making waves ever since it launched earlier this year. Though many speculated about…

Introducing Store Grader: Instant Ecommerce Optimization Advice

Today we're happy to announce Store Grader, our new ecommerce optimization tool that analyzes and audits your online store and the latest addition to Ecommerce University. Store Grader checks your site against four critical criteria: SEO Usability Content and Social Marketing Site Performance In other words, Store Grader tells you if you're sending…

5 Handy and 5 Hilarious Things You Can Buy for Your Business on fiverr

As an entrepreneur you’re probably facing many constraints, especially as you work day in and day out looking to grow and scale your business. Ever wonder if there was a cheap yet accessible marketplace where freelancers from almost any field imaginable were made available to offer their services to you,…

Why Online Retailers Are Losing 67.45% of Sales and What to Do About It

You’re losing money. We haven’t even met, yet I know this because the data supports it; that each and every day you’re losing potential orders on your website. Cart abandonment causes online retailers a great deal of pain. How much pain? According to Baymard Institute, a web research company in…

Tim Ferriss Wants to Promote Your Business

Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Workweek, is giving Shopify merchants the opportunity to extend their reach to considerable measures. Do you have a business that was inspired or deeply affected by The 4-Hour Workweek, that’s generating more than $1,000 per month? If you're willing to give specific details of lessons learned,…

How to Choose a Shipping Strategy for Your Online Store

It's the all too familiar story.  A new customer comes to your website, finds a product they want at a price they like and adds it to their cart. They get to the checkout page and then it happens. They get hit with the shipping and handling rates and all…

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