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6 Reasons Why Your Ecommerce Pop-Ups Aren’t Converting (and How to Fix Them)

There’s nothing more frustrating than taking the time to build and implement a pop-up on your ecommerce store and not experiencing any opt-ins or conversions from your efforts. Before you ditch your pop-up strategy altogether though, it’s worth taking some time to figure out why they aren’t working for you—and there are a number of issues that could be impacting your success. Here are 6 reasons why your pop-ups might…

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What Online Sellers Need to Know about Sales Tax on Shipping

As a product seller, you’re probably well aware of the ins and outs of collecting sales tax. But one aspect of sales tax that gets a little complicated is whether to charge sales tax on shipping charges. Sales tax is governed at the state level, and each state gets to decide whether they consider shipping charges part of a taxable transaction. Some states say all shipping charges are taxable, and…

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Expand Bigcommerce Store to Sell on Walmart

How to Expand your BigCommerce Store to Sell on Walmart Marketplace

You are an ecommerce entrepreneur. You’ve built a webstore with BigCommerce and unlocked one of the biggest secrets in the industry: how to get people to your site. Congratulations! You’re part of an elite club. But opportunity is all over the place, resources are always in short supply, and traffic can be very expensive. Where should you invest your resources to get the biggest bang for your buck? The answer…

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Why Every Ecommerce Business Needs a Dedicated Customer Experience Team

In an effort to boost sales and effectively differentiate from competitors, more ecommerce entrepreneurs and hiring managers are working hard to build dedicated customer experience teams at their companies. Why? Because competition in the ecommerce space is fierce, and simply having the best products just doesn’t cut it anymore. Each day, new shops are introduced to the world, new products go viral, and it gets harder and harder to keep…

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Repricing on Amazon to Stay Competitive: What You Need to Know

Companies such as Amazon and Walmart change their item prices millions of times each day. Advances in technology has made price comparison and price optimization easier than ever. And, it’s no longer a luxury to use an automated repricer. More and more third-party merchants on Amazon are choosing to move from a manual pricing strategy to automated repricing software such as RepricerExpress to keep their prices competitive. Even small sellers. Getting…

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15 Ecommerce Podcasts That’ll Make You An Ecommerce Whiz

Accessing valuable resources and information has become easier with smartphones, as well as mobile and desktop apps. One of the best ways to obtain information and learn from others is through podcasts. It’s convenient, easy to access, and can be listened to at your own convenience. Today, you can find plenty of podcasts surrounding the topic of ecommerce on iTunes and other podcast apps. In this post, we’ve compiled a…

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The Little Guide to Writing Better Product Descriptions

You can have the best products in the world, but if you don’t take the time to build conversion-driven product pages, you’re not going to be able to convince your target customers to buy. There are a number of techniques and components that you can leverage to build better product pages, but at the end of the day, it really just comes down to how you ultimately choose to describe…

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7 Ecommerce Companies That Are Using Content Marketing to Take on Amazon

Ecommerce can be a brutal space. Depending on your niche, you might be competing against monsters like Amazon, Target, New Egg, or other well-established players. You might be competing against all of them. It can seem like it’s impossible to win. Even if you have a great product or a fantastic brand, you don’t have the budget or the name recognition to muscle out these giant retailers. As a ecommerce…

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18 Tips That Will Help You Go From Part-Time Selling Hobbyist to Full-Time Business Owner

It’s every aspiring ecommerce entrepreneur’s dream: to go from 9-5 with a side hustle to full-time business owner. The question is, how do you get there? The road to becoming a successful, sustainable business owner is not a simple one. There are hundreds of turns, forks, and detours you could take on your journey, and each could lead you on the right path and closer to your goal. There is…

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10 Common Mistakes to Avoid While Sending Push Notifications

Picture this. It’s 7 a.m. on a Sunday morning and you’re fast asleep. *Beep* your mobile phone vibrates. You drag yourself to pick the phone thinking that it could be an important text or call. Instead, there’s yet another promotional message from one of the apps on your phone. However much you may like the brand, you cannot forgo those precious extra hours of sleep on a Sunday morning for that.…

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