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6 Common Affiliate Marketing Myths Debunked!

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As an ecommerce business owner, you’ve probably heard an affiliate marketing myth that makes your nervous… However, if you’re looking for ways to bring in revenue in addition to the products or services you already sell on your site, affiliate marketing, or promoting other merchant’s products, can be a great way to do this. Unfortunately, there are many myths that ...

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Don’t Have Enough Space for Inventory?

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What do you do when you don’t have enough space for inventory? The good news is that your small business is picking up steam — demand is high and orders are coming in fast and furious. The challenge now is to efficiently manage your inventory and ensure that your shipping and receiving process makes the most sense. Considering the alternative ...

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Data Integration Tools: Making the Process Painless

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When setting up a new online eCommerce store, it can be easy to forget some of the most important features that contribute to a successful business, like data integration tools. In addition to the store’s web design, inventory management, and eCommerce system, it’s important to remember data integration and picking a provider that can help simplify the process. Let’s take ...

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Why Ecommerce Social Media Marketing Has Come of Age

Why Social Media Has Come of Age

Every online marketer knows how important social media is for digital marketing. With Penguin, Panda and other Google penalties, there is not sure-shot way of driving traffic to your website using old-fashioned SEO. On the other hand, social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest are emerging as awesome platforms for driving valuable traffic to ecommerce websites. However, not ...

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The Best Online Store Ideas for 2014

Best Online Store Ideas for 2014

Online businesses are witnessing a boom and more and more buyers are developing the habit of shopping online.  Mobile commerce has added a lot to the 2014 boom and there is no end in site! Thankfully, there are several reputable e-commerce software companies and shopping cart solutions that can help you adapt your business to online shopping and make the ...

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7 Easy Ways to Ensure Customer Loyalty

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Customer loyalty is one of the keys to success for both brick and mortar stores and online businesses.  Regardless of the type of products or services you sell, you’ll always need more customers. You’re right if you’re trying to pull in tons of new customers to your business through a wide range of tactics or methods but do you know ...

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Use Google Authorship to Improve Click-Thru Rates

Without providing stellar content to your target audience, it’s now impossible to rule the web or dominate search engine results. Do you agree? Well, look at the last couple of search algorithmic updates by Google and you’ll know. You might have heard about the Panda and Penguin updates by Google. But one of the most influential changes that happened this ...

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The Benefits of Tablet POS

You walk into a store and are greeted by a customer service representative with a smile on their face, holding a tablet POS device. “How can I help you?” they ask.  And this time they really mean it. Retail sales in particular are being positively impacted by use of tablet devices for onsite payment processing, also known as Tablet POS, ...

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