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A Quick And Easy Site Audit For Your Ecommerce Business

Shawn Muthraja | January 20, 2016 | Comments

A Quick And Easy Site Audit For Your Ecommerce Business

Your website is the most important aspect of your online business. Through it, customers make their purchases and communicate with your company, and you should think of it as your virtual storefront. But have you checked your site lately? Website problems that seem simple may actually be relative to very major problems in a physical store, such as building the store five minutes from the parking lot, or hiding the cashiers in the back of the store.

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Topics: eCommerce Website

Return Policy Template For Online Retailers

Nat Libby | January 14, 2016 | Comments

With the global eCommerce market becoming increasingly saturated, online retailers are constantly striving to find a way to stand out. Your returns policy is one way in which you can gain an advantage over your competitors.

As consumer expectations evolve, studies show that a clear returns and refunds policy affects a customer’s purchasing decision, while others have found that free returns shipping is the most important return policy characteristic for online shoppers.

In this article, we take you through the key elements you need to think about and replicate for your returns policy and offer a free return policy template at the end of this guide.

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Topics: eCommerce Website, Customer Retention

4 Things The Pros Can Teach Us About Launching An ECommerce Site

Shawn Muthraja | January 12, 2016 | Comments

4 Things The Pros Can Teach Us About Launching An ECommerce Site

According to a 2014 article by Robert J. Moore of RJMetrics: “There are approximately 110,000 ecommerce websites generating revenue of meaningful scale on the internet.”

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Topics: Linnworks 'How To', eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce Website

9 Questions You Need To Ask About Your eCommerce Website

Nat Libby | December 28, 2015 | Comments

When it comes to designing an eCommerce website, there are a number of factors to consider to increase those all-important conversion and retention rates. Good eCommerce website design is key for turning your website visitors into your customers.

Ideally, the development of your retail site should make the purchase process as simple, easy and as stress-free as possible. Your website should be optimised to increase the likelihood of sales and repeat purchasing.

How can you achieve this?

Start thinking beyond the overall design aesthetic and make sure that you have these nine questions front of mind before making your eCommerce website live: 

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Topics: eCommerce Website

Magento Vs BigCommerce: An eCommerce Platform Comparison

Nat Libby | August 29, 2013 | Comments

Feeling overwhelmed by all the eCommerce platforms out there? You’re not alone.

Whether you’re the owner of a start-up or browsing for a new alternative, choosing the right solution to grow your business is tough and time-consuming. 

Magento and BigCommerce are two of the best eCommerce platforms available to sell your products online. However, while they appear to be similar on the surface, both platforms offer a unique set of differences for online sellers.

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Topics: Website Platforms, Marketplaces & Websites, eCommerce Website