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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 ...

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A Breakdown of Google Shopping (and how it affects smaller online stores)

By Sarah Brooks December 17, 2012 Google Shopping, formerly known as Google Product Search, allows sellers to reach more potential buyers by allowing shoppers to quickly and easily find your product listing. The seller is able to control their product information, which helps guarantee the information is accurate and up-to-date. For a fee, the seller creates Product Listing Ads via ...

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The eCom Trends That Will Continue into 2013

By the ZippyCart content team December 12, 2012 There are two ways to look at the rapid growth of ecommerce. On one hand, it allows online entrepreneurs the opportunity to make big profits. On the other, it has the potential to send brick-and-mortar businesses to the poor house. Hopefully, you fall into the first category and are getting the most ...

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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 ...

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7 Ways to Pick the Right Merchant Account Provider

By Mike Ward December 10, 2012 Merchant Account Due Diligence The decision to choose a merchant account provider should not be treated as a flippant one. Truthfully, an ill-chosen merchant provider has the power to do considerable damage to a small business. Fortunately, if one conducts proper due diligence, then finding the right merchant account provider is simply a matter ...

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Easy Online Marketing Tips

By Belinda Darling December 3, 2012 The Internet is the great equalizer,  a marketing tool available to businesses of every size and persuasion. Cannily executed, well-maintained websites are not the sole domain of large, established businesses. You needn’t have pockets heaving with gold to get your website up to a standard that will maximize your profits.  A fresh, user-friendly website can spell the difference ...

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Social Media in Simple English

By Igor Soshkin, CEO of ShoppingCartElite December 3, 2012 As a business owner, you typically rely on direct sales. You believe that you have products that people want to buy. You might pay Google, eBay, and Amazon to spread the word and bring visitors to your website who are ready to make a purchase.  So what’s missing? The long-term plan. Seth ...

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5 Ways to Show Your Clients That Your Website is Secure

By Terri Williams November 11, 2012 When shopping online, clients want convenience, value, and quality. However, they also want assurance that your 5 e against cyber attacks. If potential customers think that their personal and financial information could be compromised, they will be wary of doing business with you. Following are five ways to show your clients that your website ...

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Use Your Billing System to Achieve Social CRM

By Scott Swartz November 19, 2012 Every company wants to be in the know and stay on top of the latest trends. Every company also wants to deliver the best product and experience to its customers. The latest buzzword to sweep the business world is “social” and focusing on the social aspects of business allows companies to deliver on both of ...

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