Category: Tips

Get Help with Your eCommerce Site | SellwithWP

Getting Help with Your eCommerce Site

You’re a store administrator or a business owner. You know how to use WordPress – you’re most likely considered a power user. You may have tested a few eCommerce platforms (or you’ve just read our reviews 😉 ), and your...

/ May 14, 2014
Ask Sell with WP | sellwithwp

Ask Sell with WP: What do you recommend?

We have several readers that ask us, what eCommerce plugin would you recommend if…? or which membership plugin should I use if…?. Many times, the answer is, “It depends.” Your needs, the size of your site in terms of traffic...

/ May 8, 2014
Drop Shipping vs Order Fulfillment

Drop Shipping vs Order Fulfillment

This is a guest post from James Radwanski. James is a writer and content marketing consultant. Online retailers have more options than ever when it comes to getting orders into customers’ hands. In today’s fiercely competitive business world, no retailer...

/ May 5, 2014
Free WP eCommerce Add-ons

6 Handy Free WP eCommerce Add-ons

This is post 2 of 11 in the series “Free eCommerce Add-ons 2014-15” (Click to expand) WP eCommerce is still one of the leading WordPress eCommerce plugins around, even after 8 years of development. With almost 70,000 active installs, there are...

/ April 30, 2014
12 Useful Free WooCommerce Extensions | sellwithwp

12 Useful Free WooCommerce Extensions

This is post 1 of 11 in the series “Free eCommerce Add-ons 2014-15” (Click to expand) There are a lot of really awesome WooCommerce extensions that can help you sell just about anything using WooCommerce. However, many of them are complex...

/ April 16, 2014
Sell with WP | Membership Plugins WordPress Multisite

Selecting a Membership Plugin for WordPress Multisite

There are a lot of scenarios in which a membership site would benefit from using a WP Multisite install. Sometimes administrators want to allow members to create their own child sites within the same WordPress installation, while other times it’s...

/ April 14, 2014
Why Create an Affiliate Program | AffiliateWP Review

Why Create an Affiliate Program for your eCommerce Store

There are tons of ways to increase conversions on your site. We’ve discussed the impacts of design, customer service, shipping methods, product reviews, and more. However, there’s one requirement in place for any of these pieces of advice to matter:...

/ April 9, 2014
SellwithWP | Importance of Product Reviews

The Importance of Product Reviews for eCommerce sites

Merchants very frequently underestimate the importance of product reviews for eCommerce stores. With all of the other concerns that eCommerce sites have to worry about, such as increasing conversions, optimizing site design, customer service, and administrative tasks (anyone that’s had...

/ April 2, 2014
Free WooCommerce Themes

5 Awesome Free WooCommerce Themes

This is post 1 of 8 in the series “WooCommerce Themes” (Click to expand) Some readers have asked for theme recommendations, so here are some of our favorite free themes for WooCommerce – and they actually support WooCommerce. Picking a great...

/ March 24, 2014
Sell with WP | Why Use Transactional Email Services for eCommerce

2 Biggest Reasons to Use a Transactional Email Service for your eCommerce Store

Every time a customer makes a purchase in your eCommerce store, they’re typically sent a few emails (with most eCommerce plugins). These include order confirmations, new account information, order status updates, and more. These type of emails are called transactional...

/ March 19, 2014

6 Keys to Effective Customer Service

Customer service and communication are keys to increasing customer lifetime value, and eCommerce businesses are no exception to this guideline. Effective customer service makes the difference between one-time purchasers and customers, therefore increasing your return on the investment required to...

/ March 17, 2014
Sell with WP | Customer Relationship Management Plugins

3 Tools that Prevent a 56% Loss of Customers: WP Sent Mail & others

Managing customer relationships is one of the most important tasks for your store. Not only does your management of relationships affect customer lifetime value, but positive relationships build loyalty and and improve customer retention so you don’t lose customers to...

/ March 12, 2014