Weekly Roundup: May 27, 2016

Tutorials abound this week! Also EDD and WooCommerce major versions in beta testing currently, so lots of exciting stuff this week. New or Updated Plugins & Themes Easy Digital Downloads is now beta testing version 2.6, so if you have...

/ May 27, 2016
Segment member emails

Segment Member Emails with MailChimp & MemberPress

This is post 3 of 3 in the series “Segment Member Emails” (Click to expand) Today we’re continuing our series on segmenting member emails, and we’ll be focusing on using MailChimp with MemberPress to send targeted member emails. Earlier in this...

/ May 25, 2016

Sell with WP Interview: How SkyVerge Became the Largest Third-Party WooCommerce Extension Developer

We’re introducing something new here at Sell with WP – our Interviews series. In each episode of the interview series, we will feature a guest who is involved in eCommerce on WordPress. This includes companies, developers, merchants, and others who...

/ May 23, 2016

Weekly Roundup: May 20, 2016

Not quite WordPress eCommerce-related, but I found Shopify’s notes on why virtual reality is important for eCommerce to be a neat read this week, check it out 🙂 New or Updated Plugins & Themes Paid Memberships Pro released a Member...

/ May 20, 2016
Segment member emails

Segment Member Emails with MailChimp & Paid Memberships Pro

This is post 2 of 3 in the series “Segment Member Emails” (Click to expand) In part 1 of our series on segmenting member emails, we talked about how email can help you reduce churn for your membership site. In order...

/ May 18, 2016
eCommerce Theme WooCommerce theme

WooCommerce Themes: HandyStore Theme Review

Many people start their eCommerce journeys by selling handmade crafts and products. As a start, people can showcase their handmade products on social media sites like Pinterest, or start selling them on marketplaces like Etsy. As people transition from selling...

and / May 16, 2016

Weekly Roundup: May 13, 2016

This week is jam-packed full of good tutorials, be sure to take a look 🙂 New or Updated Plugins & Themes AppPresser has released a Smart Checkout plugin for WooCommerce that creates a mobile-specific checkout flow. WooThemes released version 2.0...

/ May 13, 2016
captainform review: purchase forms

Creating Purchasing Forms: CaptainForm Review

When you’re looking to sell a product online, you may want to get started quick, and may not need all of the feature of a full-fledged eCommerce platform. When you’re in this situation, a simple purchasing form may do just...

/ May 11, 2016
conversion rate

Value Metrics for New Stores: Conversion Rate

In this post, we continue our series of value metrics that new store owners should focus on. In previous posts, we’ve covered key metrics related to revenue, tracking repeat customers, and metrics affecting new customer acquisitions. Today, we will cover...

/ May 9, 2016

Weekly Roundup: May 6, 2016

Whew, May came in and already brought us a lot of new stuff! Happy (early) Mother’s Day to some of you as well 🙂 New or Updated Plugins & Themes Restrict Content Pro released a Site Creation Add-on that lets...

/ May 6, 2016
managing sales tax

Managing Sales Tax for an eCommerce Store

Almost 90% of American businesses have fewer than 20 employees, and I’d imagine that number is consistent worldwide. Most businesses out there aren’t the “Amazons of anything”; instead, they’re small businesses run by entrepreneurs with few or no employees. Based...

/ May 4, 2016

May Free Plugin of the Month: T-Shirt Designer

This is post 16 of 16 in the series “Free eCommerce Add-ons” (Click to expand) Many companies allow personalization on their products. Think about the engraving you can get on the back of Apple products, or write customized messages for tags...

/ May 2, 2016