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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 »

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 »

Be Inspired: the best quotes on travel for travel as an online business owner

By Susan D August 29, 2012 Most of us here at ZippyCart love to travel… and we enjoy the fact that travel as an online business owner is much easier than the typical 9 – 5 job.  We’re all wanderlusts but each of us have a slightly different take on travel.  For our random Wednesday blog… here are our favorite random travel ... Read More »

Ecommerce Company “Limited Run” Not Happy with Facebook Advertising — Should You Be Unhappy, Too?

By Amanda Click Aug 22, 2012 User beware: Facebook’s advertising system may be taking a bite out of your wallet. The perks of advertising on Facebook, the world’s leading social networking site, might seem like a no-brainer for businesses hoping to reach a target audience. A few thousand dollars well-spent could garner tens of thousands of click-throughs a month, resulting ... Read More »

Your Tools for Social Shopping

By Kate Endress Aug 20, 2012 For many people shopping online just can’t beat the experience of shopping with friends at the mall, but online “social shopping” is trying to change this by facilitating more social interactions on e-commerce sites. Here are 3 tools that can help make your shopping site more social: Video reviews: VideoGenie is one-upping star rating ... Read More »

4 Secrets to Making eCommerce Videos That Will Sell Your Products and Services

By Verity Batchelder August 13, 2012 Everyone knows that online video is one of the most effective ways to market your products and services.  No longer a ‘nice to have’, eCommerce sites are now expected to have video! According to ReelSEO, web sites with video that come up on a Google search have a 41% higher click through rate than ... Read More »