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 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…

What You Need to Know About the New Facebook Ads

Facebook quietly announced a slew of changes to its ads and Page tools this summer. Aside from the addition of hashtags, most of the updates weren't covered outside of social marketing circles. As a store owner, these changes are meaningful for your business if you currently run Facebook ads or…

9 Simple Ways to Write Product Descriptions that Sell

It’s an easy mistake. Even professional copywriters make it sometimes: Writing product descriptions that simply describe your products. Why is it wrong? Because product descriptions need to sell your products. Let’s have a look at nine simple ways to persuade your web visitors with product descriptions that sell.

How to Get Featured on TechCrunch

Getting major media coverage is great for generating attention, traffic, credibility and ultimately sales for your business. And when it comes to online media, TechCrunch is one of those holy grail outlets every entrepreneur wishes they could get featured in. They currently receive more than 12 million unique visitors and 37…

The Top 5 Crowdfunding Sites for Your Next Big Idea

Do you have the perfect idea for a product but lack the capital to make it come to life?Then crowdfunding could be just what you need.It gives you the ability to raise money from a collective group of people who are connected through the internet and want to support your…

How to Use Gamification to Increase Sales

You have undoubtedly heard the term gamification by now. In fact, you have probably participated in countless forms of gamification knowingly and unknowingly. Have you ever collected frequent flyer miles, participated in a casino’s loyalty program to get a free buffet dinner, or been tempted by Expedia’s “124 others are…

YouTube Analytics: 10 Ways To Track Video Performance

Did you know that video is one of the most crucial weapons in your ecommerce marketing arsenal? In a previous post, we provided you with 5 reasons why ecommerce product videos will increase sales. After Google, YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world. Ignoring such a large reservoir of…

12 Social Marketing Strategies to Grow Your Online Sales

The biggest challenge that online store owners face is increasing traffic to their ecommerce store. Knowing where to start and how to stand out from the thousands of other shops that are competing for the same traffic is a daunting challenge. The explosion of growth in the ecommerce world has…

The DIY Guide to Twitter Ads for Small Business

Twitter has over 200 million active users creating over 400 million Tweets per day. That’s a lot of people and a lot of tweets. For business owners, Twitter has become an important tool for distributing content, providing support to existing customers and proactively reaching out to potential customers. To make…

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