eCommerce Blog

eCommerce Marketing | 10 min read

How to Win-Back Inactive eCommerce Customers with SMS Remarketing

The ecommerce sector is rapidly expanding. By 2022, revenues from ecommerce will expand to $6.54 trillion, up from $3.53 trillion in 2019. However, the expansion of the online market brings its own challenges for businesses.

One such challenge is the fact that customers are offered many options for products and services. This increase in options results in higher customer churn. Companies often focus solely on attracting new customers, often at the expense of existing ones. While new[...]

Understanding eCommerce Fraud: A Beginner’s Guide

eCommerce fraud has been increasing and continues to be on the rise. Projected losses from credit card fraud are expected to reach nearly $50 billion by 2025.

Merchants new to eCommerce may be aware of eCommerce fraud but aren’t familiar with how it works or most importantly, how to protect themselves and their customers. The most important step a merchant should take to combat eCommerce fraud is to gain an understanding of what it is and how it can impact their business.

eCommerce Marketing | 9 min read

How to Promote New Product Releases That Will Lead to Early Sales

New products keep your business fresh and promote engagement. They bring customers back to the store and get people excited about your brand. Plus, loyal customers will always be interested in your latest offerings.

This doesn’t mean that promotion of new products can be neglected. A carefully constructed release strategy is essential in the success of new merchandise. However, it is not just your newest offerings at stake. A strong ecommerce brand relies on the proper promotion of your[...]

eCommerce Marketing | 8 min read

How to Edit Product Photos in Photoshop

High-quality photography is important for developing a successful business, as many customers are convinced to purchase a product based on its photos alone. If your product photos look unprofessional or unappealing, customers may turn away from your online store entirely.

Luckily, you don’t need to be a professional photographer to create great product photos. Photo editing software like Photoshop can enable you to improve any product image that you’d like to add to your online store.

Starting a Business | 16 min read

10 Self-Employment Business Ideas & How to Get Started

Do you know what one of the best ways to achieve financial independence is?

The answer: Working for yourself. I know this from experience – people always ask me for self-employment business ideas that they can do as a side hustle. I don’t mind walking them through their options, because everyone starts somewhere.

I have been working as a freelancer for the past three years now. I always have a few things in the works on the side. In this blog post, I will present to you ten business ideas[...]

eCommerce Marketing | 8 min read

E-commerce & Interactive Content: The Perfect Match for Engagement

If you are looking to increase your online sales, it is essential to start paying attention to interactive content.

After all, you already know that the production of relevant content for your buyer persona is the pillar for a successful digital strategy – one that can attract, convert, and retain consumers.

However, the success of this kind of approach makes the competition for users' attention ever greater. In this scenario, only brands that can offer valuable and high-quality experiences[...]

Web Design | 8 min read

The 8 Best Website Builders for Small Businesses

Every business, no matter how small, needs a website. Even businesses that rely primarily on word-of-mouth marketing and local advertising require an online space of their own these days. Not only can a website provide important information your customers need, but they boost credibility. And, when done properly, websites can dramatically boost revenue for small businesses, attracting new customers hunting online for their services and goods.

eCommerce Marketing | 9 min read

18 Best Free Lightroom Presets for Product Photographers

Without the right photo editing software and functionality, editing product photos for online stores can be time-consuming and difficult. Luckily, product photographers and business owners don’t have to spend day and night manually improving eCommerce pictures due to convenient alternatives like free Lightroom presets.

By applying these tools, you can easily enhance lighting, correct colors and white balance, improve contrast, smooth shadows, and more. In a matter of seconds, your images[...]

Enter the Inspiration4 Contest and Get a Free Limited-Edition Shirt

Shift4Shop is making history with four seats on the first civilian mission to space. It's no secret — we made the news in several areas, and you may have seen our Super Bowl commercial. If you're in the United States, you could be eligible to win one of these seats and visit space yourself. But we also want to give you something special just for entering!

Shipping & Fulfillment | 9 min read

Value-Engineered Packaging: Getting More From The Humble Box

Value-engineered packaging is the process of designing and producing the best possible packaging solution for your product with costs, security, and performance in mind.

Your brand can benefit from redesigning new and existing packaging solutions for a single product or a wide range of products to use less material, optimize costs, and create more branding opportunities.

For many ecommerce brands, packaging is an expense that’s left to the last minute.

Online Tools | 8 min read

How to Optimize Your Remote Working Setup

Many of us now find ourselves more than seven months into our remote working adventure. The coronavirus pandemic continues to be the pressure issue in society, and people everywhere are still adjusting to the "new normal" of working life.

As we head into the winter months, many countries around the world find themselves facing the prospect of greater lockdown restrictions.

However, some of us have yet to master the art of working from home.

5 Pros & Cons to Buying an Email List

2020 changed the way many businesses operate, forcing them to substitute the office for a remote working environment. With this change, the need to engage and connect with consumers online increased drastically – and email marketing has played a key role in this.

Shipping & Fulfillment | 10 min read

How to Successfully Sell and Ship to Europe

As an e-commerce retailer, you know that selling your merchandise online opens your business up to a much larger market than you could ever reach offline. If you’re already reaping the rewards of selling online throughout the United States, you might be considering going global. Selling to European customers online is a great place to start.

There are plenty of great reasons to reach out to European customers. To be precise, there are 727,848,547 good reasons. That’s the number of internet[...]

eCommerce Marketing | 11 min read

8 Best Photo Editing Services for Product Photography

Editing product photos as a business owner can take time that you don’t have – especially if you’re not a professional photo editor. Luckily, there are several photo editing services to choose from that can help you edit all of your photos.

In this article, we have reviewed numerous reputable photo editing services for product photographers and named eight efficient companies in terms of quality, pricing policy and turnaround time.

Online Tools | 7 min read

How to Choose a Secure Username & the Best Username Generators Online

Usernames have become necessary, and even critical, in today’s digital world. Not only do usernames give you a unique identity online, but they create a level of security and confidentiality. And, in some cases, usernames actually become brands, as in the case of the hundreds of thousands of influencers found on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok and more.

Regardless of why you need to create a username, whether for digital access to online banking or for a social media network, making sure you do[...]

Conversion Optimization | 7 min read

5 Future-Proof Abandoned Cart & Customer Recovery Strategies for 2021

This year has seen the shift away from physical retail to online shopping accelerate by approximately five years, which means two things:

  1. More people are shopping online than ever before.
  2. More people are selling online than ever before.

Online retail has become incredibly competitive, making it more crucial and challenging to attract, convert, and retain customers. And, if you’re still using last year’s abandoned cart and customer recovery strategies, they’re now vastly out of date.

eCommerce News | 3 min read

Launch Your Business with Shift4Shop for a Chance to Launch into Space!

Inspiration4 was recently announced as the world’s first all-civilian mission to space, which is targeted to launch in the fourth quarter of this year. The mission will be commanded by Jared Isaacman, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Shift4 Payments and an accomplished pilot and adventurer. Named Inspiration4 because of the four-person crew’s mission to inspire support for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and send a humanitarian message of possibility, the journey represents a new[...]

eCommerce Marketing | 9 min read

Why Every Retailer Needs a Website — Even Brick-and-Mortar Stores

Brick-and-mortar stores will always have their built-in market segment... but why not win over some online shoppers at the same time? Lately, more and more offline retailers are expanding into online markets to earn a little extra income. You no longer have to choose one or the other anymore — now you can have both.

Online Tools | 13 min read

Comparing the Top Free Photo Editors

As an online business, aesthetic is paramount. If your product photos or marketing materials don’t look high-quality, many potential customers may pass you by. But, if you’re not a professional photographer or can’t afford editing services, how can you create great photos?

Using free photo editors, you can improve your images in quickly without spending a dime on expensive software or additional features. If you are looking for programs resembling Lightroom or Photoshop with all of the[...]

3dcart is Now Shift4Shop

After over 20 years as an innovative force in eCommerce, we're changing our name. Going forward, 3dcart will be known as Shift4Shop.

So, why the change? If you're a 3dcart client, you might have some concerns — and we understand completely. What might this mean for your business, and the quality of features and service we offer?

Well, we're just as committed as we've ever been to providing the best solution for growing your business. We will still be the same eCommerce platform you know and[...]

Leave a reply or comment below

Sign up for Marketing Tips

Related posts

Sign up for Marketing Tips

New call-to-action
 

Popular Articles

     3dcart eCommerce Blog - Blog Directory OnToplist.com