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OpenCart Alternative

By Adam  |  9 May 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

OpenCart is an open source eCommerce solution that is used by a lot of people. As a free package, it's something that is used by a lot of people, but if you were looking for an alternative to OpenCart, you've come to the right place! Sure OpenCart is pretty good and a lot of people use it, but it has its drawbacks and it isn't perfect (which I suppose is to be expected from open source software) so if you've ever been dissatisfied with OpenCart, you might like to try using

Watermarking Your Images

By Adam  |  6 May 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

The internet is a big place and, sadly, that means that there are some people out there who cannot be trusted. There will always be scammers who want to steal images for spamming purposes and as the owner of an eCommerce business, you want to avoid that happening. If somebody was using one of your images for spam and a customer saw that, it might lead them to believe that you were somehow involved in that spam. To avoid people using your images, you might want to try watermarking them, because

The Benefits of Content Marketing

By Adam  |  4 May 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

Content marketing is a very useful and important thing to do to help boost your eCommerce website. The problem is that a few people have yet to fully embrace the concept, so in today's blog post I'd like to go over the main benefits of content marketing. You have probably heard people say "content is king"  and the reason they say that is because it really is an enormously important aspect of building up any website, eCommerce or otherwise.   The main thing

How to Incentivise Sales

By Adam  |  2 May 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

If there's one thing all eCommerce business owners have in common, it's the fact that they all want to make as many sales as possible. In fact, that's true of all business owners! But if you've got an eCommerce website, what can you do to incentivise sales? Well, if you're not selling as many products as you'd hoped, then perhaps some of the following ideas will be able to help you sell a few more things.   Flash Sales If you offer products at an especially

Simple Link Building Tips

By Adam  |  29 Apr 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

For an online business to be successful it needs to have good SEO and to have good SEO you need to have lots of links leading back to your site. Of course, links aren't the only contributing factor when it comes to SEO, but they are one of the most important ones. In today's blog post I would like to take you over some simple link building tips which can help you to get links leading back to your site and then hopefully help your eCommerce website to rank more highly in internet

Free Photo Editing Software from Paint.NET

By Adam  |  27 Apr 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

If you want to start up an eCommerce website, then one thing you will need to have is some good photo editing software. You'll need something substantial if you're going to have a high-quality logo and other things like that and if you don't have those little pieces of graphic design around your site, then it's going to look less professional and if it looks less professional then people are going to be less likely to make a purchase from your site - after all, people

Budgeting Your Business

By Adam  |  25 Apr 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

Starting an eCommerce business can be a good way for you to make a bit of money - some people even go on to use it as their sole source of income. However, one thing you need to keep in mind before you get things started is that you're going to need to plan your budget in advance. If you end up pouring too much money into something before it's making anything back, you might just end up out of pocket and then the business may well be doomed to fail. In today's blog post, I would

Call to Action Ideas

By Adam  |  22 Apr 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

In social media marketing, content marketing and even on generic copy in your site, you want to have a good call to action. It seems like a small thing, but people are actually much more likely to engage with your business if you include a call to action where appropriate. If you find it difficult to think of appropriate calls to action, then you've come to the right place! In today's blog post I am going to go over some of the best ideas for a call to action.   Different

Web Page Authority

By Adam  |  20 Apr 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

Anyone with an eCommerce website will be hoping that the pages on their site all have good SEO, but how can you ensure that something has good SEO? Well, there's a huge list of contributing factors to SEO: links back to any given page, traffic to that page, the length of the content on a page, the quality of content and much more. One thing that has a determining factor in a page’s ranking is its authority and in today's blog post I would like to give you an easy tip to help boost

Is Ekmpowershop Worth the Money?

By Adam  |  18 Apr 2016 12:00:00  |  Full article...

If you want to do business over the internet, you're going to need an eCommerce website. One of the most popular eCommerce solutions is Ekmpowershop, who provide a fairly easy to use template based eCommerce website creation tool. Crucially, however, their service is not free to use and if you're running a business you need to make sure that you're getting a worthwhile return on every expense. So before you sign up to Ekmpowershop and use it to create an eCommerce website, you have

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