With thousands of other websites as competition, many site owners are constantly looking for the next opportunity to stand out. It isn’t just a matter of showing off what they can do, but more a matter of making the sales they need to keep their site (and business) running. Heatmaps are an often-overlooked tool that can have a tremendously positive impact on your sales.
As we are well into Q4 2020, it’s time to take advantage of the high traffic dates that are coming up on Amazon. Since Prime Day was postponed until October, we have officially entered into what should be the highest traffic Q4 in the history of Amazon. We have Black Friday and Cyber Monday coming up, along with the holiday season. The pandemic has also influenced how much people shop online.
By 2025, the dropshipping industry is expected to generate more than 550 billion US dollars in revenue according to some projections. Every year, billions of consumers acquire new products through dropshipping companies, which has driven many entrepreneurs to set up their own websites and try to profit from this business model.
With an estimation of 12 million to 24 million ecommerce sites across the entire globe, the ecommerce world is more competitive than ever.
These days, it's getting harder to capture people's attention, and it's not helping that consumers are constantly bombarded with all sorts of ads wherever they go online. Hence, personalization has become a leading trend in ecommerce.
Online apparel stores are hotter than ever. Not only are they on trend with the ever-growing world of eCommerce, but the latest print-on-demand technology and business automation software tools make them even more appealing. Unlike years ago, where a successful online store meant a whole lot of work and money spent upfront, today’s online apparel stores are agile and self-sufficient, needing very little attention once they’re up and running.
Social media sites are popular all over the world, with billions of users on Facebook, Twitter, and now TikTok, from across the globe. This makes it increasingly crucial for brands to leverage the power of social media platforms to engage potential customers.
But, to present a cohesive brand image, you need social media guidelines to communicate the brand’s expectations to its employees reliably.
Let’s find out how you can create useful social media guidelines for your business.
Even though starting a business – online or offline – is no small task and can be a daunting undertaking to sign yourself up for, it certainly is not as impossible as you might think.
eCommerce Features | 9 min read
The eCommerce market is unbelievably competitive. For retailers to be on top of their business, they need to be agile and smart. This will not happen if those who manage the IT system used by the eCommerce store fail to keep pace with technology.
In 2019, global eCommerce sales passed $3.53 Trillion. By 2022, this number is expected to double. Pandemic or no pandemic, eCommerce is on a roll. It has become a necessity for our generation — almost like electricity. The comfort of having anything and everything from safety pins to airplanes (yes, you can!) bought from the comfort your home or anywhere you are is akin to an old sci-fi tale coming true.
It's not easy to get website traffic. Both paid ads and organic search engine marketing need to be fully optimized. Search engine optimization is the more crucial of the two, with a much higher potential return on investment.
SEO takes a lot of work, and a significant amount of time, to see results. Whether you're sticking solely to SEO or using paid advertisement alongside it, once your business has arrived at a great strategy that starts pulling in the visitors, you want to keep it that[...]
Some businesses make their mark with only a few products. But online stores come in all sizes.
Some online stores have thousands of products. Others have hundreds of thousands. Some of these businesses grew their catalogs slowly. Others started out in an industry that's already known for large catalogs.
Your business could be in any of these situations. Maybe you're still growing, but you plan to add more products with time. Or maybe you already have a large catalog.
If you do, you might[...]
Every business understands that, without its customers, it would fail. Of course, that understanding doesn’t always translate into action, which is why so many businesses, both small and large, fail to prioritize customer service and the overall customer experience. When this happens, even huge marketing budgets and fantastic products can’t keep customers lining up for more.
In the early 2000s, having a presence online was enough to have a successful eCommerce business. Now, e-merchants are in a constant battle for every customer and it’s hard to compete on price alone. Also, chances are that your competitors are sourcing parts from the same distributors, leaving you very little space to differentiate.
Providing auto parts shoppers with a great user experience is the best way to win over customers. Customer satisfaction from using your website is what you need[...]
In 2019, the average eCommerce abandonment rate was almost 85%.
The shoppers who reach your store's checkout page are likely highly qualified visitors—they have engaged with your brand and have decided to make a purchase. So, why are so many of them abandoning their carts?
The checkout stage of the purchasing funnel can and does have a huge impact on your conversion rate.
If you're selling on Shopify, you've probably noticed that its checkout has some significant limitations. To customize[...]
It can be tough to stay ahead in eCommerce. Competition is fierce, and other businesses in your niche certainly aren't resting easy. If you want to succeed, you need to stay on top of new trends and technology that can help your business thrive. If you don't, someone else will!
Our mission at 3dcart is to help your business stay on the cutting edge of eCommerce. That's why we frequently upgrade our software with new features and integrations, so you'll always have the latest tools. We also[...]
eCommerce Features | 7 min read
Marketplaces have conquered online retail long ago. In 2019, sales through online marketplaces went beyond $2 trillion — it’s 52% of the global retail market. It’s no surprise at all: in the United States, 59% of shoppers start searching products on Amazon avoiding Google.
Starting a Business | 6 min read
Whether you’re looking for a way out of the 9-to-5 grind, trying to get back on your feet, or are just looking for a new adventure, more and more people are realizing both the potential and practicality of working from home.
Not only does today’s digital world better support work-from-home options, but the current state we’re finding ourselves in throughout 2020 is making working from home an increasingly valid, if not the best possible, option for a huge percentage of workers.
Scams on Amazon have been around since the dawn of time and a more ingenious loophole is discovered every day. As an Amazon seller, you have to protect your business from the different types of swindles that surge from day to day. Especially from buyer scams since they can take up a big chunk of your time, peace of mind, and money.
Counterfeit seller accounts are commonplace on Amazon and it seems they will continue to be every seller’s nightmare for years to come. On top of this, Amazon[...]
Has the lack of profit you are making on your online business left you scratching your head? Time to get a custom web design to help expand your business.
Growing your online presence is a top priority if you want to maximize your profit. In today's world, people spend more time peering into their phones and computers than on the outside world. If you're going to make more profit, you need a solid foundation for your business online.
If you’re an ecommerce store owner, implementing inbound marketing strategies is essential. Grabbing prospective customers’ attention and enticing them to come to you is the most effective form of marketing.