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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 »

The Favorite Marketing Tools of Online Store Owners

By Susan D October 10, 2012 These days, marketing can make or break an online business so it’s important to pick an eCommerce solution that has a robust set of marketing tools.  Every business has different needs, of course, but our ZippyCart team of experts has compiled a list of the general favorite marketing tools of online business owners. Social ... Read More »

What is tCommerce?

By Susan D August 1, 2012 [wpsr_addthis] With the Olympics well underway and millions of eyes glued to their home TV sets, this is a great time to talk about tCommerce, aka television commerce, and how it will affect small eCommerce business owners. Imagine watching a political debate and being able to automatically donate to the campaign of your choice, ... Read More »

Top 5 eCommerce Trends of 2012

For the small business that is not up to speed on eCommerce, their return on investment can be severely impacted. Quite frankly, they are missing the boat on a potential gold mine.  Keeping an eye on ecommerce trends can help. As a result, knowing what some of the top eCommerce trends are for the remainder of this year is a ... Read More »

Top Web Design Trends in 2012

By Richard Fisher July 16, 2012 With so much going on in web design for 2012, it could be considered difficult to pinpoint any particular trend that stands out above the rest.  However, here are a few to consider… One thing is for sure is that the trend towards mobile traffic usage is on the rising at quite an amazing ... Read More »

Social Gifting: friend or foe to the small business owner?

May 5th, 2012 By Susan D Other than being the newest online buzz, what is social gifting? Social Gifting is an interesting new marketing idea that can be used in 2 ways. It can help a group of friends to get together and give a large gift card for a someone’s upcoming celebration (instead of everyone buying individual gifts) or, ... Read More »

eCommerce 2012: Expand, Integrate, Refine

January 19, 2012 By the ZippyCart Content Team January is always a great time for merchants to plan their strategy for the coming year, so it makes sense that they would want to gain some insight as to what type of trends could impact their business in 2012. We recently had the opportunity to discuss some of these trends with ... 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 »