It is always interesting to learn which of the Practical eCommerce posts are receiving the most reads each month. Here are the ten most popular articles in March 2010, based on the number of page views.
Google offers a number of free tools and services for ecommerce merchants. Here, Internet marketing expert Michael Stearns outlines his top ten favorites and why he likes them.
Practical Commerce taps into the business expertise of its readers and contributors each month and compiles ten helpful ecommerce tips. The March 2010 issue contains ideas about social marketing, comparison sites, improving SEO and conversions, and more.
Here is a video tutorial that shows you where to find free stock photography and stock icons to improve your website’s appearance. Professional website designer Drew Coffin reviews his favorite sources for free photos and icons, and also talks about licensing issues.
Online marketing consultant Bill Hartzer writes a monthly installment for Practical eCommerce about the latest and greatest Google products and services. In this article, Hartzer discusses Google’s product comparison service known as Product Search.
We showcase a different online shopping cart each week, and the feature about BigCommerce generated a lot of reader interest. The company’s co-founder, Mitchell Harper, talks about the cart’s features and its prospects for future development. We also learn the views of an actual BigCommerce customer.
Our own Armando Roggio compiles a list of five important web design concepts that non-technical ecommerce merchants should understand. Learn about HTML tables, web standards, content management systems (CMS) and more.
Learning a few HTML tags could save you a bundle on design fees. Here are five handy HTML tags that could help any online retailer make minor changes or even repairs to an ecommerce site.
Video is a hot ecommerce marketing tool right now. This article shows how video can be used to help merchants measure conversion rates, cart abandonment rates, site traffic and view-through rates.
Search engine optimization expert Stephan Spencer reviewed Hybrid-racing.com’s SEO efforts. He conducts an in-depth inspection of its website that addresses keyword choices, URLs, title tags, page rank, content and much more, and concludes with an overall SEO grade.
We offer four good examples of how mobile media is being used by retailers. The article discusses various features and design structures that could be emulated by smaller merchants to take advantage of the mobile boom.
One More Popular Post for Good Measure
Target.com is well known in the world of web accessibility for the disabled. The company lost an accessibility lawsuit in 2006, and was required to reconfigure its website to accommodate visually impaired shoppers. In this review, Joseph C. Dolson, a web accessibility expert, evaluates Target.com’s current site, and explains why there is still some room for improvement.