How the New Value-Added Tax Guidelines for Selling Digital Goods Affect Your Online Store

Jan 23, 2015 by Kathy Bricaud, Marketing Manager
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Posted Jan 23, 2015 by Kathy Bricaud, Marketing Manager

If you sell digital goods, you may be painfully aware of the new EU Value-Added Tax (VAT) changes that are now in effect as of January 1, 2015. As a merchant, it’s important for you to understand what this means and how to adjust accordingly —- and Ecwid has the right tools to make sure you’re covered.

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The New Ecwid API Platform — More Powerful, More Flexible, More Fun

Jan 13, 2015 by Makfruit, Product Manager
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Posted Jan 13, 2015 by Makfruit, Product Manager

Great news for all the developers out there! The brand new Ecwid API Platform has launched, enabling anyone to create an application for Ecwid. With the help of the new Ecwid API, third-party apps get the ability to manage all store data, add pages to the Ecwid Control panel, customize Ecwid storefronts on the fly, and much more.

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Saying Goodbye to 2014: E-Commerce Trends to Learn From

Dec 29, 2014 by Kathy Bricaud, Marketing Manager
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Posted Dec 29, 2014 by Kathy Bricaud, Marketing Manager

Some of you may already be aware of the big trends in e-commerce and are taking advantage of ways to maximize sales using advanced tools, but for those who are just starting out, here’s an overview of trends to take note of, and learn from, going into 2015.

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Improve Customer Service with Ecwid's New “Order Editor” Feature

Dec 19, 2014 by Qetzal, Product Manager
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Posted Dec 19, 2014 by Qetzal, Product Manager

Great news for all Ecwid merchants: it is now possible to edit existing orders in Ecwid stores. Merchants can edit purchased items, product options, customer addresses, order emails, shipping totals and more.

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New Updates to Ecwid’s WordPress Plugin Makes Adding a Store Even Easier

Dec 12, 2014 by Makfruit, Product Manager
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Posted Dec 12, 2014 by Makfruit, Product Manager

If you have a WordPress site and are thinking of adding a storefront, it’s now easier than ever to do so with the Ecwid plugin. In the last few weeks, our team rolled out a few new features that make our WordPress integration even smoother for new users. If you’re already using Ecwid to power a storefront on your WordPress site, or are a WordPress developer then you’ll find another great feature to further customize your store. Read more to learn about Ecwid’s most recent updates.

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Speaking Your Language: Ecwid’s New Translation Tool to Help Your Store Go Global

Dec 11, 2014 by Lina Vashurina, PR manager
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Posted Dec 11, 2014 by Lina Vashurina, PR manager

Thanks to Ecwid’s community of supporters and contributors, Ecwid is truly a global product that is available in the native languages of more than 45 countries, including Italy, Hungary, Norway, Romania, Germany, and many more, for merchants from 175 different countries. Many of Ecwid’s translations are contributed by Ecwid users. Strong ties to the global development community enabled Ecwid to draw upon crowd-sourcing translations into the languages that are available to Ecwid merchants. This means that merchants can reach consumers anywhere in the world in a market of nearly 5.5 billion people!

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How to Continue Momentum Through the Holiday Season and Beyond

Nov 26, 2014 by Kathy Bricaud, Marketing Manager
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Posted Nov 26, 2014 by Kathy Bricaud, Marketing Manager

Now that you’re ready for Cyber Monday, don’t forget about some of the other ways to help your store through the holiday season and beyond! There are some predictions that overall 2014 holiday sales will rise up to 5 percent, but online sales for small business merchants may rise as much as 9 percent. It’s not too late to test some new ideas during the busy holiday selling season to help drive sales. The key to driving customers to your store is to get your brand and deals as visible as possible — here are a few key methods!

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Last Minute Holiday E-commerce Checklist: Is Your Online Store Prepared for Cyber Monday?

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

In 2013, Cyber Monday eCommerce sales grew between 16 to 20 percent to nearly $2.3 billion, with this year’s Cyber Monday sales predicted to exceed those of last year. IBM reports Cyber Monday to be the biggest day for online shopping so your website and marketing plans need to be able to accommodate the influx in sales and meet customer expectations. With only a few days to go here is your last minute checklist!

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New Ecwid Module Helps You Open an Online Store on Drupal 7

Nov 12, 2014 by Makfruit, Product Manager
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Posted Nov 12, 2014 by Makfruit, Product Manager

Starting an online store through a Drupal website is now easier than ever with the release of Ecwid's module for Drupal 7. 

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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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