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Ecwid Review

Published on May 6, 2014 By Daniel O.

In the world of eCommerce, choosing the right eCommerce Platform for you online store is no easy task. With so many options of there, it’s easy to loose track of what each of them have to offer. That’s why today, we present to you, our Ecwid Review. eCommerce Widget or Ecwid for short is exactly […]

How to Add Content Below Nivo Slider – CoreCommerce

Published on June 21, 2013 By Daniel O.

All the files you need to run a slideshow using Nivo Slider come preintegrated in your CoreCommerce store. However, you may be needing to have your Slider on top and your Body content below it. We found a simple tutorial to do this by simply switching the order of the following variables on the Homepage […]

Cart2Cart Shopping Cart Migration Review

Published on January 12, 2013 By Daniel O.

All-in-All: 2 THUMBS UP (Super Time-Saver!)   If you are looking to switch ecommerce platforms for an existing online store; look no further. Cart2Cart is the easy and time-saving choice. Cart2Cart offers an automated, one-click solution to migrate all your products at once. Whether you have 100 products or 1,000 products, save your time and […]

Get a $50,000 Investment

Published on July 23, 2012 By Daniel O.

How would a $50,000 investment change your business? Now Shopify has joined forces with 4 world-class entrepreneurs looking to invest $50,000 each on 4 winners of the Build-A-Business Competition. Mentors: Daymond John (Foudner of FUBU) Tim Ferriss (Author of The 4-hour Workweek) Tina Roth Eisenberg (Owner of Tattly) Eric Ries (author of The Lean Startup). […]

QuickView Option in BigCommerce

Published on April 18, 2012 By Daniel O.

The NEW QuickView Option in BigCommerce compares to high-end retailers such as The Home Depot where you can click a “Quick View” button that appears on top of the product image while browsing categories and subcategories. This feature speeds-up product browsing as there is no wait for a new page to load and visitors can […]

Quest to Find The Best Shopping Cart

Published on April 3, 2012 By Daniel O.

Searching for “THE BEST SHOPPING CART” is like searching for “THE BEST CITY IN THE WORLD”. It’s so relative and open to interpretation. We often get asked this simple question: “What’s the best shopping cart?”. And honestly we always answer “Well, it depends”. There are some many variables to every online business that suggesting that […]

Right-handed Left-handed Shopping Carts

Published on April 1, 2012 By Daniel O.

Starting this morning with some really useful reading about Mobile Web Development got me thinking… “Shouldn’t mobile shopping carts be tailored to either right-handed or left-handed users?“. I can tell you that I carry around a large HTC EVO and usually browse the web using my left hand. Following the principle of “one eyeball and […]

What is an Online Shopping Cart?

Published on February 13, 2012 By Daniel O.

An Online Shopping Cart is essentially software that allows merchants to sell products online. Shopping Cart Software integrates with several services that facilitate the order processing of products purchased online. Purchasing or leasing the use of a shopping cart enables you to create an online catalogue of the products you have to offer. You can […]

How (not provided) keyword affects eCommerce

Published on November 15, 2011 By Daniel O.

Most of you, eCommerce Entrepreneurs, use Google Analytics to track your traffic and your top referring keywords. With this new move from Google, blocking referrer keywords to be passed on to your reports, you may steer your online store blindly from now on. This change came as Google turned it’s default search engine into SSL […]

WHEN to Sell Online

Published on October 17, 2011 By Daniel O.

Please answer the following questions about your business: Do you think there is people interested in your products outside your city? Are you competitors selling online already? Have you found online forums of people asking where to purchase your products? Is there a trend or recent interest in your line of products?   If you […]

Breaking Down The Category Column – BigCommerce

Published on September 29, 2011 By Daniel O.

For some reason there is no built-in option to break down the Main Category Column in BigCommerce. Lets say that you want to break down the Category Column into 2 or 3 Main sections and then show it’s subcategories. Watch the following video:

Pinnacle Cart Review Version 3.7.10

Published on September 23, 2011 By Daniel O.

Today we are reviewing Pinnacle Cart’s latest update with Version 3.7.10 We were glad to see that Pinnacle Cart released this update right on schedule. You can now take Version 3.7.10 for a TEST DRIVE when you open a new Trial Account. First things first… Opening our Trial Account was really simple. Enter your name, […]

Changing the Landing Page of a QR Code

Published on September 19, 2011 By Daniel O.

So here is the scenario; you ran a marketing campaign using QR Codes and now the promotion ended. How do you change the Landing Page of your pre-printed QR Codes? After all you cannot change the printed QR Code, right? You have a couple options Change the content of your Landing Page Create a 301 […]

Mobile Shopping and QR Codes

Published on September 15, 2011 By Daniel O.

Many people around the world have realized the opportunity and impact that printed media and QR Codes can have using Mobile Devices such as smart phones, PDA’s, tablets and more, but few have really thought of the possibility of shopping right from the Mobile Device using QR Codes. Most QR Codes will only lead you […]

Top Shopping Carts for QR Codes

Published on September 15, 2011 By Daniel O.

The following Shopping Carts have been evaluated to work best when using QR Codes on printed marketing materials. WHY? Because these shopping carts give you access to the “ADD TO CART” link which can be utilized to create highly targeted QR Codes and have customers add products to their shopping cart eliminating the middle step […]

3dCart and QR Codes

Published on September 15, 2011 By Daniel O.

Learn how to create ADD TO CART QR Codes with 3dCart. This is the BEST way to promote your products on printed materials. Cut steps from the Checkout Process by having the products added to your visitor’s cart right from the start. Shop directly from a printed magazine, flyer, or catalogue! Watch the following video:   The […]

Volusion and QR Codes

Published on September 15, 2011 By Daniel O.

Learn how to create ADD TO CART QR Codes with Volusion. This is the BEST way to promote your products on printed materials. Cut steps from the Checkout Process by having the products added to your visitor’s cart right from the start. Shop directly from a printed magazine, flyer, or catalogue! Watch the following video: The Volusion […]

BigCommerce and QR Codes

Published on September 15, 2011 By Daniel O.

Learn how to create ADD TO CART QR Codes with BigCommerce. This is the BEST way to promote your products on printed materials. Cut steps from the Checkout Process by having the products added to your visitor’s cart right from the start. Shop directly from a printed magazine, flyer, or catalogue! Watch the following video: The BigCommerce […]

Affiliate Marketing for BigCommerce Stores

Published on September 14, 2011 By Daniel O.

Many of you have now realized the power behind affiliate marketing for your own online stores. People blogging about your products and sending you highly targeted traffic is the most important factor when producing leads that can have a higher conversion rate. Can I use Affiliate Marketing on my BigCommerce Store? The answer is YES. […]

WHY to Sell Online?

Published on September 12, 2011 By Daniel O.

We already talked about WHAT, WHERE, and HOW to Sell Online, but have you asked yourself WHY Should I Sell Online? Are there any real advantages to having an online store? Should I make this move and spread my operations to the Online world? Maybe you already have a brick-and-mortar retail store but are still […]

Security Warning Popup on Mobile Shops

Published on September 7, 2011 By Daniel O.

Hi everyone! Have you been having troubles while looking at your store from a Mobile Device? Are you getting the annoying Security Warning popup window when you visit your site? Security Warning reads: “There are problems with the security certificate for this site. This certificate is not from a trusted authority.” If so, we can […]

HOW to sell online

Published on August 25, 2011 By Daniel O.

Now, here is where most people get stuck or start to get anxious and thinking that selling online is too difficult. Well, let me put it this way; selling online is WAY EASY and we will show you how to make it easy for you too. Assuming you have read our previous articles on this […]

WHERE to Sell Online

Published on August 24, 2011 By Daniel O.

Think of the web as an actual brick and mortar market place… there are several streets with many stores, some streets are busier than others. There are places in the market place that attract a certain kind of people or the right (or wrong) target client base. Where would you like to open your online […]

WHAT to sell Online

Published on August 22, 2011 By Daniel O.

Looking to sell something online but you don’t know WHAT to sell? Here is the first article on a series of “What, Where, How, Why, and When to Sell Online“. There are a million things you can sell on the web today. The best part is that there is people out there looking to buy […]

Viral Marketing for Online Stores

Published on August 11, 2011 By Daniel O.

Have you ever dreamed of having your business featured on the Today Show or being found, liked, and twitted by millions of people? This is what a Viral Marketing Campaign can do for you. DEFINITION Defining “Viral Marketing” Viral Marketing refers to the compound effect achieved by the propagation of a marketing piece at high […]

BigCommerce Steps Up Its SEO Features

Published on August 9, 2011 By Daniel O.

With the introduction of Version 7.1 BigCommerce has stepped up its Search Engine Optimization features. Now you have the ability to choose custom URLs for Product pages, Stand Alone pages, Categories, and News Items. You can choose your default Settings from your Control Panel or edit your URLs as you go. 301 Redirects are automatically […]

We Help You Find THE RIGHT Shopping Cart!

Published on June 28, 2011 By Daniel O.

Let’s face it; there are too many options out there. Many of them offer free trials which is a great way to test them without spending a dime, but it is hard to find the time to test several of them. This is why we have rolled out our new Personal Shopper Service. Now you […]

Best Blog for BigCommerce Stores

Published on June 27, 2011 By Daniel O.

Integrating a Blog with your BigCommerce store is the best way to add unique content to your website and attract more traffic. And here is why Blogger and BigCommerce make the perfect match As we all know there is only one option for integrating a blog into BigCommerce and that is using a subdomain. We […]

Selling on Facebook – Shopping Cart Integration

Published on June 21, 2011 By Daniel O.

As you all know, Facebook is an excellent place to make your products known to the world. There are a few shopping carts that will easily integrate with Facebook and allow you to showcase your products on the Social Network. Here is a list of these shopping carts:    

Subfolder Vs Subdomain for your Blog

Published on June 8, 2011 By Daniel O.

There has been a long debate between Search Engine Optimizers about whether if it is best to integrate a blog with your online store as a Subfolder (ej. www.domainname.com/blog) or as a Subdomain (ej. blog.domainname.com). Many claimed that a Subfolder is best because then it is part of your same domain or site and a […]

Uploading Your Products to Google Base

Published on June 3, 2011 By Daniel O.

Google Base (aka Google Shopping) is a FREE service from Google. Using this free tool can generate a lot of new traffic to your online store. Google Shopping results get indexed and displayed on the Main Search Results Page of Google. You can upload your inventory to Google Base in 2 ways: Upload File (Manually) […]

Using Cookies to Increase Conversion Rates

Published on May 30, 2011 By Daniel O.

Using a shopping cart that can deploy Cookies to your visitors’ computers can help you increase your conversion rates and save incomplete orders. Scenario; lets say that you have a visitor browsing your store. He or she adds several products to the shopping cart, then the visitor gets distracted or runs out of time and […]

Translating Your Shopping Cart into a Different Language

Published on May 24, 2011 By Daniel O.

There are 2 pieces to translating a Shopping Cart: Translating the front-end (for the users) Translating the back-end (for the merchant)   Depending on which Shopping Cart you are using for your website, you will need to inquire with the developers whether or not they have their back-end software in different languages. This is something […]

The Importance of Up Selling Tools

Published on May 13, 2011 By Daniel O.

Up Selling tools are like the impulse buy racks at your local grocery store. These racks contain easy-to-grab products while you are waiting to checkout. On the online world, up selling tools can be really useful and quite profitable. Lets say for instance, your visitor has added a black pair of sweat pants and you […]

Migrating to a New Shopping Cart

Published on April 7, 2011 By Daniel O.

Migrating your online store to a new shopping cart platform may be just exactly what your business needs to grow to the next level. Thinking about migrating your store can really seem like a HUGE project depending on how many products you currently carry on your online store. It also depends on how much help […]

Mobile Shopping

Published on February 14, 2011 By Daniel O.

Do you own a Smart Phone or a Tablet PC? If so, then your internet browsing habits are surely changing. As we go through 2012 the mobile shopping market share will be increasing considerably. You as a merchant should be considering your options quite closely in the months to come to remain competitive and innovating […]

Working Remotely with an eCommerce Developer

Published on February 4, 2011 By Daniel O.

When you need help with an Online Store you have a couple options; finding someone locally to do the work or choosing to hire someone to do the work remotely. Since we already know the advantages of hiring someone local, today I want to address the advantages and precautions of hiring someone who can do […]

Customizing the BigCommerce Mobile Store

Published on January 13, 2011 By Daniel O.

Is the BigCommerce link getting in the way of you signing up for service? Don’t let that happen! I am glad to inform you that it is possible to customize a few things on the BigCommerce template. Besides removing the BigCommerce link from the footer of your store you can Enable and Disable a few […]

BigCommerce Coupons

Published on October 31, 2010 By Daniel O.

If you have already decided that your want to sign up to use the BigCommerce shopping cart you might as well get something extra for doing it! These are the only BigCommerce Coupons* available on the web and using one of these coupons will get you FREE ONE-ON-ONE training and professional advise from a web […]

Removing BigCommerce Link from Mobile store

Published on October 22, 2010 By Daniel O.

Breaking news! Yes, it is possible to remove the link from the footer of your Mobile BigCommerce Store. Only one week after breaking the news on Adding a Minimum Order in BigCommerce I am back to announce that the link on the footer of your Mobile BigCommerce store CAN be removed. The new Mobile Store […]

Setting up a Minimum Order on BigCommerce / Interspire

Published on October 16, 2010 By Daniel O.

YES, it is possible to set a Minimum Order on the BigCommerce Shopping cart but most people don’t have access to this highly demanded feature. Although it has been requested many times from BigCommerce customers this is not a feature that is built into the software and requires editing some key files on the store’s […]

Removing Related YouTube Videos on BigCommerce

Published on September 24, 2010 By Daniel O.

Here we are once again tackling an advanced customization for the BigCommerce / Interspire Shopping Cart. Removing Related YouTube Videos on BigCommerce. If you are one of the many BigCommerce users that use the embedded YouTube videos on your product description, then you may be wondering if you can remove the related videos. Well, good […]

jQuery Menu for BigCommerce Stores

Published on September 20, 2010 By Daniel O.

Finally! A working solution that tackles the long overdue feature that BigCommerce stores lack from the original templates. The jQuery Category Menu has been requested several times and many have attempted to get this done without luck. Today, this problem is being solved once and for all. The following steps will guide you through the […]

Taking Credit Card Payments

Published on September 11, 2010 By Daniel O.

Ever wonder why you need to setup a Payment Gateway for your online store? Why is it necessary and what does it do? If you want to accept credit card payments from your online store you will need to setup what is called a Payment Gateway and a Merchant Account. What is a Payment Gateway? […]

Average eCommerce Conversion Rates

Published on September 7, 2010 By Daniel O.

If you are like most people starting on the eCommerce business, you will be asking yourself “What’s a good conversion rate?”, “How can I know if my conversion rate is high or low?”, “How can I know my competitor’s conversion rates?”. So let’s start with the first question. What is a considered a Good conversion […]

Set-up Your Online Store in 10 Easy Steps

Published on August 23, 2010 By Daniel O.

Starting an on-line store may seem very complicated with a lot of technicalities that are very hard to understand. That’s why I have created this easy to follow checklist for you to Get Started in 10 Easy Steps. Feel free to print this out and check them off as you go on your way to […]