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Hosted vs. Licensed Shopping Cart Software – which is better for your online store?

By Jordan Foutz, eCom expert of PinnacleCart.com October 22, 2012 In the realm of eCommerce software there are two basic options to decide between: lease a hosted solution or purchase the licensed version. For those that don’t know, licensed shopping cart users pay a one-time fee to “license” the software and then install it on a web server so they ... Read More »

What Are the Best Practices for Increasing Holiday Shopping Cart Conversions?

By Liz Elting October 18, 2012 With the holidays quickly approaching, online businesses are strategizing now to prepare for the influx of shoppers around the world who will flood the Internet looking for the best deals. In fact, many online retailers are putting the final touches on their site codes and will launch holiday-themed landing pages before the end of ... Read More »

Buying Shopping Cart Software with the Customer in Mind

By Jessica Sanders October 15, 2012 There are a number of ways you can go about choosing the shopping cart software that’s right for your business. From cost effectiveness to user friendly credit card processing, the most important aspect is your customer. When looking for a successful shopping cart for your eTail storefront, you want to keep in mind two ... 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 »

Halloween Ideas for Kids, the Office and Decorating a Cubicle

By the ZippyCart content team October 10, 201 Halloween is the faaaaaavorite holiday of our team here at ZippyCart so for today’s Random Wednesday post… let’s take a peek at some favorite craft ideas (the tasty ones, too).  We are using these ideas to bribe coworkers, decorate the office and entice visitors.  It’s working well so far, so we invite ... Read More »

Top 7 User-Friendly E-Commerce Sites on the Web

By Heather Legg October 8, 2012 Whenever people shop, whether in physical or online stores, they need to have a pleasant customer experience. As a merchant, it’s your responsibility to make sure that the customers time in your store is smooth and leaves them with a good impression. When considering how this is done… everything matters, not just the product. ... Read More »

How to Find the Right Merchant Account Service

By Mike Ward Sept 24, 2012 How to Find the Right Merchant Account Service A wise man once said, “The main thing is to keep the main thing, the main thing.”  In business, the main thing is consistently generating more revenue than you spend each month.  Of course, there are a multitude of business plan components that work together to ... Read More »

What Features Do You Really Need in an eCommerce Solution?

By the ZippyCart Content Team Sept 21, 2012 Choosing the right ecommerce solution can be difficult for any business. There are hundreds of solutions available, each with different features — some of which seem like necessities, and some of which you may never use. So, what do you really need in an ecommerce platform? Here’s a quick guide to finding ... Read More »

Big Data, Small Business – Webinar – Tuesday, September 25th 2012

Data has become a part of our everyday life – we are surrounded by it everywhere we look.  But putting that data to work is another story entirely… In this webinar, experts from Kabbage, Olark, Outright, SeeWhy and SumAll will take a look at a day in the life of one of your customers and teach you how to leverage ... Read More »

Is Twitter the eCommerce Tool of the Future?

By Al Natanagara Sept 10, 2012 Ah, Twitter. It can get a person out of a pre-Arab Spring Egyptian jail, inform the world of a covert operation against a terrorist leader in real time, and even tell the twitterverse what’s for dinner–complete with photos of a mouth-watering BakedAlaska! It is truly amazing what millions of Earthlings can do with a ... Read More »