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Single Vs. Multi-Page Checkouts: Pros And Cons

Shawn Muthraja | January 23, 2016 | Comments

With 70% of all customers abandoning their shopping carts before completing the checkout process online, many eCommerce companies are looking for any possible way to make it easier for customers to buy from them.

One subject that has come up for debate multiple times is whether you should use a single page or multi-page checkout process. We wrote up a list of pros and cons for each to help you decide which is best for you.

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Topics: eCommerce Website

A Quick And Easy Site Audit For Your eCommerce Business

Shawn Muthraja | January 20, 2016 | Comments

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

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

Shawn Muthraja | January 12, 2016 | Comments

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

Smaller online business owners can feel overwhelmed by the daily tasks of running a business while also getting their names out there. So how do smart entrepreneurs launch successful eCommerce sites? Their strategy is straightforward and involves only a bit of preparation.

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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: eCommerce Platforms 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