SEO — Search Engine Optimization — is a critical part of today's marketing efforts, and yet many online sellers miss the mark. This is partially because there's so much information out there, and a lot of it is outdated. Google is the leader when it comes to determining best SEO practices, and they're always implementing changes to ensure only the best content reaches the top of search results. The side effect of this is that tactics that used to be quite effective are now not only outdated,[...]
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Your homepage is the face of your website. Not only is it how most of your visitors will get to your website (nearly half stop here first), but your homepage is your business’s chance to make that crucial first impression. In order to do its job, a homepage needs to look stunning and function even better. If your homepage is lacking, whether in aesthetics, design, or functionality, it will fail to convert your customers. That means, not giving your homepage the attention it deserves is leaving[...]
The welcome email, typically triggered upon joining a mailing list, is one of the most important emails a customer will receive during the course of their relationship with a business. As the crown jewel of any retailer’s email marketing effort, the welcome email sets the tone for the type of relationship a business hopes to build with its customers, and can serve to aid or hinder a brand’s image.
Whether a welcome message is presented in a magazine style ad or more of a hero image[...]
A digital receipt, delivered straight to your customer’s inbox, is a powerful marketing channel that many businesses fail to fully utilize. Email receipts are an easy way for small and large businesses to establish powerful call-to-actions and promote free, revenue-generating advertising.
While the primary purpose of an email receipt should always be functional and never marketing-oriented, that doesn’t mean there isn’t room to incorporate tactics that will increase revenue. An excellent email[...]
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the busiest shopping days in the United States, with millions of people hitting the web for hot, limited-time deals. Every store, whether it's online or brick-and-mortar, is bound to take part in some of the best sales anyone will see all year. In fact, last year’s Cyber Monday is commemorated as the biggest day in U.S. online shopping history, ever!
In the world of eCommerce, gaining customer trust is vital. When first coming across your store, customers immediately gauge the trustworthiness of your site & your brand to decide whether they feel comfortable purchasing from you.
Times are changing and online businesses are finding new ways to standout in crowded and competitive markets. One design element that is experiencing a transition from trend to industry standard is the ability to view websites on any mobile device. If you are still convinced that having your site show up well on a desktop is enough, you might want to take a moment and consider these 5 reasons a responsive website is in your best interest:
While eCommerce is a global phenomenon, everyone has a special bond with the country they call home. 3dcart is like that, too — eCommerce transcends national boundaries and we have team members from all over the world, but we've all come together in our US headquarters with the same mission: to build something awesome.
In honor of Independence Day (July 4), we're showcasing a few American-made online stores that are thriving on 3dcart. They cover a variety of industries, but each represents an[...]
Here is the preview of our most recent theme “Makroffice", a new FREE professionally designed responsive theme.
Here is the preview of our most recent theme “Metropole", a new FREE professionally designed responsive theme.
[Press Release] Today 3dcart announced that following the HTML5 Updates to its Template Engine over 100 Mobile-Ready, Responsive Themes will be available for online stores.
Here is the preview of our most recent theme “Altamira", a new FREE professionally designed responsive theme.
Here is the preview of our most recent theme “Heritage", a new FREE professionally designed responsive theme.
If you are running an ecommerce business and trying to build authority, the best way to design an effective strategy is to take a close look at the competition. What keywords are they targeting? How are they building quality links? And perhaps most importantly: how can you use that information to your advantage?
Thanks to all the merchants participating in the Beta of our new Admin interface. We’ve been receiving great feed and have our development team actively working on these updates.
This week, we went live with 3dcart version 6.6. The rollout is part of our continued strategy to bring our customers rapid innovation through agile software development.
3dcart currently partners with over 200 ecommerce companies, and constantly adding new ones. These partnerships allow online merchants to expand the 3dcart functionality to specific business needs. Each month 3dcart highlights a Featured Partner. For the month of April, the Featured Partner is Searchspring. Our team interviewed Scott Zielinski, Searchspring's Co-Founder to help 3dcart merchants get an insight of their company and solution.