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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 »

The ‘Get Up and Get Mobile’ Checklist

By Chris Wallace April 8, 2013 Get off the computer and take your business mobile My friend owns a restaurant, and he’s struggling. After enjoying dinner there last week, he sat at my table and talked about the typical problems he’s facing — slow nights and not enough new customers through the door, despite a great location, terrific food, and ... Read More »

Top 10 Ecommerce Trends of 2013

By Kinjal Adeshara March 11, 2013 “Ecommerce” will continue to be a buzz word in 2013 and while this comes as no surprise, what needs to be seen is what will be the trends that will power this domain. Ecommerce will definitely evolve as it did in the past years but this evolutionary process is going to accelerate. More Personalized ... 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 »

How Analytics Can Help Your Online Store

By the ZippyCart content team December 19, 2012 In order to maintain the health of your online store, you need to keep a close watch on the analytics of your e-commerce site. There are several software solutions that you can use to track valuable statistics of your site. One of the best, however, is Google Analytics. This is an enterprise-class ... Read More »

Tech Trends in Holiday Shopping [infographic]

NBRI - Tech Trends in Holiday Shopping

By the National Business Research Institute December 10, 2012 This year 1.4 billion dollars was spent only for Cyber Monday.  This was more than 30% higher than last year’s Cyber Monday.  We wanted to take a look at some of the other tech trends during the holidays and found three on the rise: spending more time on bargain hunting, more ... Read More »

5 Video Tips to Prepare E-Commerce Sites for the Holiday Season

By Kelly Ford November 5th, 2012 Smart applications of online video foster the highest levels of brand engagement and deliver on key performance marketing objectives, so the holidays are the perfect time for retailers to invest in video and leverage it across all channels, from website, to email communications, to advertising campaigns. This upcoming holiday season eMarketer predicts online retail ... 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 »

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 »