Ecommerce

20 Facts About the Ecommerce Industry You Need to Know

By | Nov 25, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Black Friday used to be a mad dash for physical objects in stores around the country. And while many people still line up around the block to get a chance to save 50 percent on a 70″ TV, the online markets are just as…

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12 Website Features You Need for Your ECommerce Business

By | Nov 6, 2016 at 10:30 am

Consumers today demand the highest quality web experience, and that includes being informative in an engaging way. If you own an ecommerce business, there are design features that could help avoid cart or website abandonment. We asked 12 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC)…

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4 Secrets to Multiply Your Ecommerce Sales for the Holidays

By | Nov 5, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Shopping during holidays can be one of the scariest experiences in the world. The discounts offered during holidays increase the volume of sales in ecommerce companies, brining hundreds of millions of people to stores and malls in your town. But in preparation for all…

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4 Ecommerce Trends Helping Businesses Gain Customers

By | Oct 30, 2016 at 10:30 am

The online retail sector has been constantly evolving since its inception. The ecommerce industry has proven to be a valuable platform for retail, because of its ease of use, global reach, and availability of products, that were otherwise limited in the traditional brick and…

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7 Ways to Boost Engagement as Ecommerce Shifts to Mobile

By | Oct 28, 2016 at 10:30 am

Mobile has been the main means of communication. But as time goes on, it’s also become the main way people spend money, especially on ecommerce apps. Users can spend as much as 10 hours a day on screens, and mobile devices now account for 65 percent…

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5 Common Reasons Why Ecommerce Companies Fail

By | Oct 24, 2016 at 9:15 am

Ecommerce has about an 80% failure rate. Other researchers claim it’s as high as 97%. One of the reasons the failure rate is so high is because an ecommerce business can be easy to set up, for a small amount of money. Creating a…

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E-Gift Cards Should be a Top Priority for Small Businesses

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Finding the perfect gift for someone’s birthday is a difficult task. Tack on a busy schedule, and it becomes almost impossible. There is no shame in admitting that sometimes, it’s easier to grab a gift card and call it a day. According to the National Retail…

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5 Revenue Killers of Your Ecommerce Brand

By | Oct 6, 2016 at 6:30 pm

As an entrepreneur, you want to maximize your revenues. In the ecommerce industry, this fact is even more important. Chances are, you’ve taken steps to avoid the obvious hits to your profitability. Unfortunately, that doesn’t guarantee that you are covered from all potential loss….

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7 Smart Growth Hacks for Your Ecommerce Business

By | Oct 6, 2016 at 11:20 am

It’s a noisy place out there – almost like the freeways in Los Angeles. 24 hours a day, billions of surfers look for products, services and bargains. And millions of ecommerce sites are vying for those consumers’ dollars. And, according to the National Venture…

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CashBex is a New Wave in Shopping Cash Backs and Discounts

By | Sep 26, 2016 at 1:20 pm

Shopping online has never been easier. Within minutes, the user can virtually choose any product worldwide, make payments, and have items delivered direct to your home. And if there is anyone out there that doesn’t think shopping from the comfort of your couch isn’t amazing, they…

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3 Effective Strategies to Reduce Cart Abandonment Rates

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 9:00 am

You have powered your copy and website for optimal conversions. Your sales funnel is immaculate and leads the customer to the ultimate goal without a single hiccup. You propose different checkout options and juicy incentives along the way. Yet your cart abandonment rate is…

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How to Use Coupons to Create Revenue For Your Ecommerce Business

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Many small business owners are intimidated by coupons. People often think of them as another complicated element to an already elaborate business. However, the benefits are well-documented and missing out on potential ecommerce revenue because you’re afraid of a little complication is one of the worst decisions…

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Ecommerce Is the Industry That Keeps on Growing

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Online shopping has become the most popular activity on the internet. While the consumer attitude used to be confined to shops and malls in your neighborhood, shoppers can now purchase literally anything from the comfort of their own home. And while the shopping aspect…

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Maturing of an Industry: Amazon Backs Kickstarter

By | Jul 29, 2016 at 3:30 pm

This week Amazon Launchpad announced a new section to their offering, a collection of successful Kickstarter products. At launch, more than 300 products were made available, including Piper, Zivix, Prynt, and MudWatt, among others. “At Amazon, we work hard to offer the widest possible…

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6 Attributes of the Perfect E-commerce Product

By | Oct 29, 2015 at 12:49 pm

The vast majority of Internet retail startups fail miserably. One of the reasons for this is because the people who start them don’t understand how important their product is to the success or failure of their e-commerce business. They think that if they build a great…

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The Dirty Little Secret of Multichannel Ecommerce

By | Oct 25, 2015 at 10:00 am

If you’re not familiar with the term “multichannel ecommerce,” it basically means selling your products on multiple ecommerce sales “channels” simultaneously. If you’re like most Internet retailers, one of those channels will be your own web site, likely built on one of the major hosted…

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Miami

Tuck: The Mattress that Gets Shipped Right to Your Door

By | Oct 19, 2015 at 11:00 am

Last summer, Russell Suskind along with a few of his friends from Venture for America, wanted to test an idea before turning it into a full-fledged business. They ran a “proof of concept” campaign called Campus Sleep by partnering with a local mattress supplier…