Ecommerce is growing every year. But mobile ecommerce — purchases from smartphones and tablets — is growing even faster. One of the key points merchants must understand when building mobile... Read More »
With the drastic rise in global smartphone adoption since Apple’s release of the iPhone in 2007, mobile ecommerce has seen a sharp increase as well. Mobile commerce — i.e., sales... Read More »
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WordPress ecommerce owners must keep their sites updated and maintained. Over the past few years, services have sprung up to address this problem. Whether you’re a site owner with no... Read More »
With more than 600 ecommerce platforms, it can be difficult to choose the best one for your business. WordPress is a leading content management system, with popular ecommerce plugins. But... Read More »
Learning by example is one of the best ways to progress in your craft. In this article, I present five inspiring ecommerce shops built with WooCommerce on WordPress. Each shop... Read More »
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A sizable percentage of ecommerce shoppers abandon the checkout process. Many of these abandonments are preventable with simple improvements. After all, those shoppers have already invested time and effort finding... Read More »
In “7 Ecommerce Design Trends for 2014,” we addressed factors that will likely influence ecommerce redesigns in 2014. These include the popularity of images, video, and other rich content, and... Read More »
Ecommerce conversion optimization has become well established over the past few years. But it is not adopted by all merchants because of the perceived time and difficulty.
For merchants that use... Read More »
WordPress continues to be a dominant content management system. Nearly every WordPress site relies on plugins for added functionality.
But with the overwhelming number of plugins, it’s difficult to know which... Read More »
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