Category: Tips

Advertising

Setting Up Your First PPC Campaigns for eCommerce Stores

This is a guest post from Patrick Rauland, an eCommerce educator and entrepreneur. You can find more of Patrick’s writing on his blog, or learn how to choose the right marketing channels to get your store off the ground via...

/ May 31, 2017
Lifecycle emails

Using Lifecycle Emails as a Sales Opportunity

Sending lifecycle emails to your customers is a great way to increase engagement, as it helps to nurture regular communication with your customers. However, while lifecycle emails are a great way to help customers connect to your brand, they’re often...

/ May 24, 2017
Ask Sell with WP

Output a WooCommerce Coupon Description Instead of Code

This Ask Sell with WP question comes from Roelof: Is there a way, in the [WooCommerce] cart, to use the coupon description, not the code? Sure thing! Outputting the WooCommerce coupon description instead of the code is very do-able. However,...

/ March 29, 2017

3 Design Tweaks to Help Your WooCommerce Store Gain a Competitive Advantage

This is a guest post from Cody Landefeld, founder at Mode Effect and senior web strategist. In 2010, Cody and his wife Raquel founded Mode Effect after creating WordPress sites for clients over the past 8 years. They’ve since found...

/ March 22, 2017

7 Expectations Customers Have of Your Store

This is a guest post from Patrick Foster of EcommerceTips.org. Patrick loves to help struggling eCommerce businesses and brands connect with their ‘why’ more — whether it’s through content, social media, or design. Got a beautiful store? Can’t wait to...

/ March 1, 2017

Digital Products Sales Tax: A guide for WooCommerce Users

Should I charge my customers sales tax on digital goods I sell through my WooCommerce store? It’s a common question for online sellers, and it’s important to know the answer in order to get sales tax right. However, the right...

/ February 22, 2017

February Free Plugin of the Month: Shortcodes for Easy Digital Downloads

This is post 2 of 6 in the series “Free eCommerce Add-ons 2017” (Click to expand) In this post, we’ll take a look at how you can add customized content to your Easy Digital Downloads store based on a user’s behavior...

/ February 8, 2017

eCommerce Store Checklist to Start the Year

We’re more than half-way into the first month of the year and I still have to make a list of goals (resolutions) for the year. I typically also create a checklist of things I want to do in the year....

/ January 23, 2017

Prepare your Social Profiles for Holidays and New Year’s

As holiday purchases come to a close over the next week, you can continue the conversation with your customers over social media. One of the things you can do to let customers know that you’re active on social media is...

/ December 21, 2016
security

8 Tips to Improve your WordPress Store Security

Cyber security and hacking have become a common part of today’s conversations. The media is often abuzz with hacking incidents around the world. It is important to remember that cyber security doesn’t just affect big organizations and countries, but also...

/ December 19, 2016

Some Takeaways from WordCamp US 2016

The WordCamp US 2016 conference was held in Philadelphia over the past weekend. I had the opportunity to attend the conference and learn from a diverse list of talks. Below are some of the interesting takeaways that are relevant for...

/ December 7, 2016

Increase Customer Lifetime Value with Subscriptions

One of the challenges of growing an online store is to get repeat customers. Repeat customers are 25 times less expensive than new customers when it comes to acquisition. Offering subscription products is a growing trend that helps overcome this...

/ November 30, 2016