Category: Tips

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 2 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

Add FAQs to Your WooCommerce Store

Part of a well-crafted sales copy is to answer any objections that customers may have. However, the copy probably won’t be able to address all the questions customers have about your products and the operational side of your business. In...

/ November 28, 2016
woocommerce seo

Better SEO for Stores on WordPress

Like many things on your eCommerce store, SEO is something that constantly requires time and effort to improve. Many factors go into increasing the search ranking for your store for relevant keywords. In my previous post about SEO, I covered...

/ October 17, 2016

Manage Accounting for eCommerce Stores on WordPress

As your eCommerce store grows, one of the things that grows with it is the administrative work around bookkeeping and accounting. These two are not interchangeable, as accounting for eCommerce stores encompasses a broader set of things. Bookkeeping refers to...

/ October 3, 2016
store blog

Helpful Tips to Improve Your Store Blog

Unique, relevant, and quality content is the key to marketing on different channels. Your store blog is an important tool that can help you organize and house this content. This can include text posts, videos, podcasts, etc. We’ve written about...

/ September 28, 2016
Email Marketing

Harnessing WordPress, WooCommerce, and Email Marketing to sell more products (& the best free tools to get started)

This is a guest post from Alex Denning. Alex is a WordPress freelancer, blogger, and marketer. Check out his weekly blog, or learn how to manage almost everything about your WordPress site at MasterWP. Effective email marketing is the one...

/ September 26, 2016