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Ensuring That Your eCommerce Site is Tablet Compatible

According to recent data, nearly one-third of Internet users now own a tablet. By next year, it’s expected to be nearly half. The people who own them tend to purchase more items and tend to be more loyal customers. If you sell online, making sure your eCommerce site is tablet compatible is an absolute must. Follow this guide to getting ... Read More »

What to Look For in an eCommerce Dashboard

By Lanette Willis May 6, 2013 It’s become standard these days for eCommerce shopping cart platforms to have some kind of eCommerce dashboard feature. So standard in fact, that it’s easy to assume every eCommerce dashboard is basically the same, and to overlook the true power and convenience that can be offered by this tool. Not all eCommerce dashboards out there ... Read More »

Responsive Web Design 101

By Matt DeLong, CEO of CoreCommerce Feb 25, 2013 The use of tablets or smartphones to surf online has been a driving force for a movement in web development called responsive design. Simply put, responsive design is a single web design that adapts itself to multiple screen sizes, no matter which type of device, tablet or smartphone is used. According ... Read More »

Mobile Web Store: a Fashion Tribute or Urgent Necessity?

By Nicolas Fincher October 31, 2012 Getting Mobile-Ready – Being Sleek or Being Smart Only a few years ago, mobile gadgets like smartphones, iDevices and tablet PCs were the signs of eminence – because of their rather high price, only well-off people could afford these technological advancements. However, as a natural matter of progress, today’s mobile devices have lost their ... Read More »

QR Codes and Smartphones

By Susan D Sept 6th, 2012 QR, QR codes, quick response codes… Observant consumers across the globe have witnessed a rush of QR codes popping up over the last year or so.  Here in the SF Bay area, these 2 dimensional codes are creatively built into products ads and strategically placed around the city.  When out with my friends, we ... Read More »

Consumers Use Ecommerce Solutions for More Expensive Purchases

December 27, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Shopify app SumAll has completed an analysis of current Shopify customers providing insight on rising prices, increasing discounts, and decreased shipping costs. The study was conducted over four years (2007-2011) and derived findings from 30 million transactions from stores powered by Shopify. Overall the data shows retailers are making more net revenue ... Read More »

“Green Monday” Marks Continuing Holiday Ecommerce Success

December 16, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Ecommerce solution eBay coined the term “Green Monday” in 2007 to describe the second Monday in December, which for the past six years has marked the most (or second-most in 2005 and 2007) profitable shopping day of the year for online retailers. “Green Monday” has been exceptionally profitable for the past several ... Read More »

Shopping Cart Tool TapBuy Now Available for Retailers

December 14, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team TapBuy is a new technology that aims to simplify the m-commerce checkout process and increase conversion rates. Available now to retailers, developers, and shopping aggregators, TapBuy facilitates a quick and easy sales conversion by storing shopper’s billing and shipping information. TapBuy technology can be integrated into retailer’s mobile apps, which then allows ... Read More »

6 Emerging Ecommerce Trends for 2012

December 1, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team The successes of both Black Friday and Cyber Monday are encouraging signs for the ecommerce industry. Merchants worked hard this season to draw shoppers to their online stores and get them to fill their shopping carts. Record numbers of consumers flocked to retailers online storefronts to make purchases making it apparent that ... Read More »

2011: An Online Spending Odyssey

November 14, 2011 By the ZippyCart Content Team Online holiday spending, aided by mobile and tablet commerce, is expected to grow 15 percent this year. Forrester released a report predicting that online sales during the 2011 holiday shopping season will amount to $59.5 billion, compared to $51.7 billion last year. Although consumers are more deal-conscious than ever this year, 12 ... Read More »