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:

How To Increase Your Traffic Through Long Tail Keywords

If you run your own online store then chances are you have a pretty good idea how competitive the search landscape is. There are hundreds, if not thousands of other websites that are targeting the same niche as you, and they are all trying to rank for the same keywords.…

How to Growth Hack Your Ecommerce Business for More Traffic and Sales

It seems like growth hacking is the latest marketing buzzword. And for good reason. It's the mindset and methodology that's been used by famous Silicon Valley startups to achieve phenomenal growth.  But now growth hacking is something marketers everywhere are attempting to understand and use to grow their own businesses.…

Why Email Marketing is the Key to Ecommerce Success

Whether it’s social media, SEO or content marketing, you’ve got a lot of options when it comes to marketing your business online. But when it comes time to have a sales conversation and drive conversions, there's one channel that continues to outperform the rest: good old-fashioned email. According to recent…

10 Must Read Books For Smart Online Marketers

The old saying "build it and they will come" no longer applies to today's businesses. These days, there are just way too many options that consumers have in any given vertical. It doesn't matter what you're selling or how great it is, if no one ever finds out about it,…

4 Ways Online Stores Can Drive Engagement and Sales With Instagram

Here's a fact. Instagram just hit 150 million users and is becoming a social platform that’s harder and harder to ignore. However, what’s more interesting is that recently a study published by L2 Think Tank found that Instagram gives brands 25 percent more engagement than any other social platform out there,…

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…

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