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How to win back consumer trust post data breach

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There have been so many data breaches in the last year or so… how do online businesses win back consumer trust at this point? Since the beginning of 2014, there have been more than 600 data breaches, a 26.5 percent increase over the same time last year. With more retailers, such as Home Depot and Goodwill, falling victim to breaches, it’s clear that few are taking ... Read More »

The Future of Online Shopping Trends

online shopping trend

Have a Closer Look at Future of Online Shopping Trends! Online shopping trends are simply the result of online research that leads to completed sales of random or currently trending products.  Many online customers prefer  online shopping because they can easily research a product online before completing their purchase. Since there are a many retailers offering similar products for specific niche, customers need to do some ... Read More »

What You Need to Know About Twitter Commerce – The Buy Button

twitter commerce

Would you like to shop and sell through Twitter Commerce? If you said ‘Yes’, and the idea sounds quite interesting, you’re time has come. Recently, Twitter announced their newest feature – the ‘Buy’ button. Welcome to Twitter Commerce.  This step will boost its e-commerce strategy while ramping up advertising revenues. If you’re an ecommerce business owner or run an online store, this ... Read More »

Are Halloween Sales Worth the Trouble? (infographic on Halloween Sales & Trends)

Halloween Sales

Halloween is upon us again this year and the staff here at ZippyCart is curious… did you prep your online store for Halloween sales or was it too much work for a secondary holiday? Why or why not? Every year, around the end of summer, online business owners start to see a ton of email and blogs that prompt them ... Read More »

Start Holiday Sales Marketing Now!

holiday sales marketing

What should you do to get your online store ready for the holidays? Read on to get the best ideas for holiday sales marketing! The holiday shopping season is around the corner once again! If you’re really serious about the growth of your online store, you should roll up your sleeves right away and begin some advanced planning in holiday ... Read More »

The 3 Best Payment Systems for an Online Store

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Now that online shopping has turned into a multi-billion dollar industry and the overall customer satisfaction is really high, online store owners should gear up to make their online payment system as robust as possible. No matter how much traffic you’re driving to your e-commerce website or blog, you won’t reach true success until you’re able to accept online payments. ... Read More »

How to Prevent Shopping Cart Abandonment

shopping cart abandonment

Losing sales to shopping cart abandonment? Here’s how you can prevent it. Put yourself in your customers’ shoes. They spend a lot of time browsing and shopping online. According to eMarketer, global business-to-consumer (B2C) ecommerce sales will increase by 20.1 percent this year to reach $1.5 trillion. That’s a large chunk of retail, and the high sales also point to ... Read More »

Why is a Blog So Important to Your Online Store?


Why is a Blog So Important to Your Online Store? There are many reasons… It’s somewhat funny that I am writing a blog post about why your online store should have a blog. Do you know why? It’s because the popular focus has recently shifted from ‘why bother with a blog’ to ‘how to blog’. Still, I think there are ... Read More »

How Bad Links Hurt Ranking (and how to fix it)

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News about loss in search rankings due to bad (or manipulative) links is often making the headlines. In the past, webmasters were confused as to whether spammy links really hurt rankings. Many believed that bad links just didn’t add any value and didn’t understand that they could ruin rankings. Times have changed… and here’s why. When cases of overnight rank ... Read More »

Are HTTPS / SSL Now a Google Ranking Factor?


If you’re an ecommerce business owner who is trying to keep up with Google ranking preferences, you’ll need to hear the latest news on HTTPS and SSL security certificates! Google ranking factors will never remain the same. That’s exactly why we call the SEO industry a dynamic one. If you remember, Matt Cutts, who leads the Google’s web spam team, ... Read More »