E-commerce

Accept Credit Cards

Accepting Credit Cards online is not as hard as you may think

When someone comes to me with a website that needs e-commerce, one of the first few questions I ask them is, "How would you like to accept payments?" One of...
Online Shopping

Tips for maximizing your WooCommerce site

Having an e-commerce site is hard. You have to compete with a lot of other sites selling similar products. You have to compete for price, for the best shipping deals,...
What's your goal?

Understanding your project is the key to success

A couple of weeks ago I got a call from a prospective client who wanted more information about working together. We started talking and I began to ask him more...
Accept Credit Cards

It’s easier to accept credit cards on your website than you think

Whenever I'm asked to provide a quote for any kind of e-commerce website, whether it be an actual online shop with physical products, a subscription membership site, or just a...
Putting together the pieces of ecommerce

Putting together the pieces for e-commerce

I've written about it before. E-commerce is hard. Just having a product and putting it online is not enough to get sales. When it comes to actually selling products online,...
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Taking Donations on a WordPress site

We do a fair amount of non profit website design, and one of the things that comes up for those is how to accept donations. A lot of organizations want...
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Selling Products with WooCommerce

More and more potential clients are coming to me with the same request - they have a product they want to sell online. Great! But the first thing I tell them is...
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Common mistakes preventing you from getting sales in your online store

We don't do a ton of e-commerce, but we do some. And one of the things people want to know is, how do I get sales? Or why am I...
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Frequently Asked Questions about E-Commerce

We get a lot of inquiries from people asking about e-commerce. Everyone wants to sell something online, but few people have thought about what's truly involved. I have some answers...
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It’s 2016. Let your customers pay you on your website.

If you have a business that sends invoices, then you should have a link on that invoice that allows your customers to pay online. Preferably on your website. Why? Because it's...
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E-Commerce is Hard

I hate to be the bearer of bad news. But the truth is, doing e-commerce is hard, and doing it successfully is even harder. Usually at least once a day...
E-Commerce and Unique Selling Propositions

Want to do E-Commerce? You need a USP.

There are lots of e-commerce sites out there. You might have one or maybe you're just thinking of having one. So here's my question for you: What's your USP? USP means Unique...
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WordPress News: Automattic Buys WooCommerce

Yesterday, Matt Mullenweg, Automattic CEO and WordPress founder, announced that they would be purchasing WooCommerce. If you offer retail sales on WordPress, there's a good chance you're using WooCommerce already....
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You don’t have to use PayPal!

I love PayPal as much as the next guy. I've had an account so long, I don't even know when I got it. Pretty sure the account was originally set...
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What’s involved in getting an E-Commerce site?

Whenever we get asked to set up an e-commerce site, we start the process with a lot of different questions. Some of those questions include: Will your products be digital...