If you’re just starting your first ecommerce business and you’re looking for the perfect product to sell online, making products yourself can be a great way to start. The good news is that there are plenty of options. In this post we’ll discuss over 30 of the best products you can make yourself and sell from home. Since … [Read more...] about 31 Ecommerce Products You Can Make Yourself (+ Resources for 293 More)
In our latest ecommerce monthly roundup, summer kicked off with a lot of new and interesting updates throughout the month of May. With each of our monthly roundups we continue to focus on bringing you news you can use, helpful resources and guides, and hopefully some interesting topics to think about in the coming summer days! Big updates from … [Read more...] about Ecommerce Monthly: June Review & Roundup
Note: This post includes the first 10 in a series of 50 ways to build backlinks. We’ll be publishing this series periodically with 10 new ways to build backlinks every time so stay tuned for future updates. Backlinks are an essential part of a well put together SEO strategy and learning how to build backlinks can help boost your … [Read more...] about How to Build Backlinks: 10 (of 50) Ways to Get Backlinks to Your Store
IWD Agency is expanding its new line of mini-extensions for the Magento 1 and Magento 2 platforms. We've taken the best of Checkout Suite's features and pulled them out into their own stand-alone packages. Now you have even more flexibility to expand your checkout experience and build a tailor-made Magento store that's best suited to you and your customers' needs. Magento1 … [Read more...] about Magento 2 Super-Charge your Checkout Experience.
It’s been long overdue that we post a Shopify review on A Better Lemonade Stand. It’s well known information that we recommend Shopify over every other ecommerce platform, for reasons we’ll detail in this post, but essentially we just think it’s the best ecommerce platform out there for entrepreneurs. A … [Read more...] about Shopify Review (Updated June 2017)
It’s been long overdue that we post a Shopify review on A Better Lemonade Stand. It’s well known information that we recommend Shopify over every other ecommerce platform, for reasons we’ll detail in this post, but essentially we just think it’s the best ecommerce platform out there for entrepreneurs. A … [Read more...] about Shopify Review (Updated July 2017)
7 WordPress Security Best Practices As hacks and security breaches become more of a concern for anyone running a WordPress website, it’s important to know you can drastically improve your security by using a few WordPress security best practices. BackupBuddy 8.0 is Here TO CELEBRATE, SAVE 50% OFF BACKUPBUDDY & STASH PLANS THROUGH JUNE 30, 2017* The latest version of … [Read more...] about 7 WordPress Security Best Practices
This week I attended the second edition of Meet Magento Sweden, along with over 200 Magento merchants, developers, ecommerce experts and partners. I was very impressed with the high level of the Swedish ecommerce market. When you talk about the ecommerce industry in Europe, it's almost always about industries or certain players from countries like the United Kingdom, … [Read more...] about Why Sweden is so great with e-commerce
Since the launch of Magento 2 with a very extensive and highly improved REST API, there is much speculation about what is known as the future of e-commerce: Headless Magento 2 stores. Although the idea is seen as a concept, the major e-commerce players, such as PayPal, Ebay and Groupon, see the possibilities and prepare their software for expanding to NodeJS and their REST API … [Read more...] about Headless Magento 2: The Future of Ecommerce?
You there. Would you write one article a week if I said you could make $118,000 in your first year? And $708,000 in revenue in year 2? Would you do it? I know I would. And I will. In this article, I’m going to show you a simple marketing plan that I will use to grow a men’s style ecommerce site from … [Read more...] about A Simple Ecommerce Marketing Plan Worth $118,000+
Today is a big day for the Divi contact form module! This new update takes what was a simple form builder and transforms it into something much more advanced and full of possibilities. We have added more input types, more customisability, field validation rules and conditional logic. It’s a big update that really takes the module to the next level. The contact form module now … [Read more...] about Divi Feature Update! The New Contact Form Module With More Input Options, Conditional Logic & Field Validation
In our second ecommerce monthly roundup, we continue along the path of providing you with noteworthy news, updates, resources and interesting tidbits that you may have missed throughout the month. With each of our monthly roundups our intention is to help you improve your business by keeping you informed with what’s going on in the ecommerce world. … [Read more...] about Ecommerce Monthly: May Review & Roundup
What do your customers really think of you? And if you offer freebies or spend unpaid time supporting the Magento (or another) community, does it pay off? We ran a customer survey this month and wow - it's been super interesting (thanks to everyone who took part). To be honest, I was worried that no-one would respond. Or it would attract a random troll or two. Luckily, I was … [Read more...] about Why eCommerce App Developers need to be Nurtured
For any ecommerce entrepreneur, one of the first steps is figuring out how to develop your supply chain. You have three options: you can produce products yourself, buy local, or manufacture abroad. This article will focus on how to source products from Chinese manufacturers, as it is often the most complex and scalable way to grow in ecommerce. … [Read more...] about How to Source Products from Chinese Manufacturers
When a person visits your online store you want them to take an action. As a store owner, you likely want customers to purchase products from your store, however, you might also want them to create an account, add an item to their cart, sign up for your email list, or follow you on social media. Conversion is about getting customers to take an action that … [Read more...] about Conversion Rate Optimization: 10 (of 50) Ways to Increase Sales