How Drop Shipping Can Accelerate Your Growth

Oct 31, 2014 by Jesse Ness, Marketing Manager
Posted Oct 31, 2014 by Jesse Ness, Marketing Manager

If you've ever sold products online, chances are you've heard the term "drop shipping." It's something many online retailers are familiar with, and quite a few use drop shipping for their own online businesses. But what exactly is it? And, more importantly, is it worth your time? Will it benefit your selling experience? Hopefully, by the end of this article you'll have a better understanding of why drop shipping will increase your success and help speed the growth of your business.

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How Reverse Logic Limited Sells On-the-Go

Oct 29, 2014 by Lina Vashurina, PR manager
Posted Oct 29, 2014 by Lina Vashurina, PR manager

Reverse Logic Limited takes ‘do-it-yourself’ auto maintenance to a new level, by supplying specialty tools for high-end cars to customers all over the world. Owner Fredric Gwinn started his company in 2009 and primarily sells online and during regular exhibits at a number of car shows each year. Before discovering Ecwid in spring 2013, Fredric built his website using Adobe Muse, and added numerous PayPal buttons on his page for selling products. However, as he continued to add additional products, he found that his e-commerce “solution” became unmanageable. He needed an easier way to manage his inventory and sell online, and luckily found Ecwid - and hasn't looked back since.

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How to Make the Most of Google Shopping

Oct 21, 2014 by Jesse Ness, Marketing Manager
Posted Oct 21, 2014 by Jesse Ness, Marketing Manager

Google Shopping gives consumers a way to search for products and compare prices between different vendors before they make a purchase. For merchants, it’s a paid service that helps products get found by potential buyers. Luckily, Ecwid merchants have a simple way to make the most of Google Shopping. Before you dive in, here are some important things to know.

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How Your Business Can Benefit From “Social Shares”

Oct 17, 2014 by Kathy Bricaud, Marketing Manager
Posted Oct 17, 2014 by Kathy Bricaud, Marketing Manager

For many people, shopping is a social experience – whether shopping with friends at a physical store, or sharing online purchases with friends through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or other social media. When customers can easily share and ‘like’ your products and their activities with friends online, you’re not only building your company’s brand awareness, but you’re also improving your store’s ranking on search engines on sites like Google to drive more visitors to your website.

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Simple Ways to Turn One-Time Shoppers into Loyal Customers

Oct 10, 2014 by Jesse Ness, Marketing Manager
Posted Oct 10, 2014 by Jesse Ness, Marketing Manager

Any successful business needs to attract customers, but the real challenge is ensuring that customers return to your store after they make their first purchase. By offering a reliable, enjoyable, and smooth shopping experience, consumers are more likely to remember your business. Check out our tips to help build loyalty and generate repeat business from your customers.

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Help Customers Find Your Products More Easily with CloudSearch

Oct 6, 2014 by Lina Vashurina, PR manager
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Posted Oct 6, 2014 by Lina Vashurina, PR manager

We know that locating the desired product within your online store quickly and effortlessly is extremely important for conversion rates and sales. The search field can be a powerful tool. For instance, your customers may have heard of a brand, but are unsure of its exact name or perhaps they misspelled the brand.

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Celebrating Ecwid’s 5th Birthday!

Oct 3, 2014 by Lina Vashurina, PR manager
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Posted Oct 3, 2014 by Lina Vashurina, PR manager

It’s hard to believe that just five years ago, Ecwid was released to the world as one of the first 100% AJAX e-commerce platforms. For small business merchants, AJAX may not mean much, but what it does for small businesses is powerful. Since 2009, Ecwid has enabled merchants with an existing website, blog, or Facebook page to easily embed an online store that blends into the respective site.

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Improved Order Statuses in Ecwid

Sep 8, 2014 by Makfruit, Product Manager
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Posted Sep 8, 2014 by Makfruit, Product Manager

We recently improved Ecwid's order status listing to make them more descriptive. The new order status set will help existing and new Ecwid merchants by making order management easier for them and their customers. As always, this update is designed to improve your ecommerce experience! Please read along to see all implemented changes.

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How Responsive Design Increases Mobile Sales

Aug 25, 2014 by Jesse Ness, Marketing Manager
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Posted Aug 25, 2014 by Jesse Ness, Marketing Manager

The writing is on the wall, or rather, the mobile device: customers are using their phones and tablets to shop now more than ever, and if your website isn’t optimized to increase your mobile conversions, you’re missing out in a huge way.

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New Feature for Ecwid Merchants: Starter Site

Jul 23, 2014 by Makfruit, Product Manager
Starter Site
Posted Jul 23, 2014 by Makfruit, Product Manager

One of the unique Ecwid features is that you can add it to any DIY sitebuilder, blog, custom-build web site or a Facebook page with a few lines of code. If you have any web presence, you can embed your Ecwid store on it. Today, we’re glad to announce a new Ecwid feature that allows you to start selling online in minutes even if you don’t yet have a web site. Please welcome Starter Site — a nice mobile friendly one-page web site with a built-in Ecwid store.

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