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

How Your Site Design Could Improve Sales

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Chris Palmer. Chris is the founder of Angle of Attack, which is a successful membership site that specializes in Flight Simulator Training and teaching to real world standards. He also writes at...

/ March 10, 2014
WooCommerce Dynamic Pricing Review | Sell with WordPress

WooCommerce Dynamic Pricing: A Store’s Best Friend

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Daniel Espinoza, solopreneur, WooCommerce expert, Magento & WooCommerce plugin developer, and future nomad. WooCommerce Dynamic Pricing is one of our favorite plugins, since it allows you to set bulk-discounts, category discounts, pricing...

/ February 17, 2014
Sell with WordPress | Set up Effective Shipping Methods

Setting Up Effective Shipping Methods

Enormous focus is placed on increasing conversions for eCommerce sites. We look at button placement, color, typography, and a host of other design aspects to improve the percentage of customers that complete the checkout process. However, some of the issues...

/ February 10, 2014
Successful membership site WordPress

Running Successful Membership Sites

From the Editor: This is a guest post from Jason Glaspey, founder of PaleoPlan.com and co-founder of the Portland Incubator Experiment (PIE). Running successful membership sites requires constant optimization and sometimes involves restructuring to maximize revenue from the membership model....

/ January 15, 2014
eCommerce site migration

WordPress eCommerce Site Migrations Made Easy

Editor’s Note: This post is crafted from my interview with Adam Warner, co-founder of FooPlugins and brand ambassador for the WP Valet, and Eric Hoanshelt, co-founder and CTO of the WP Valet. Adam is an internet addict and is passionate...

/ January 13, 2014
Improving eCommerce conversions

Improve eCommerce Conversions with a Site that Sells

When you launch your eCommerce site, a lot of thought goes into which payment processors you’re going to use, which eCommerce platform is best for your store, and what other tools you’ll need to successfully start your business, such as...

/ December 30, 2013
Sell with WordPress | Improving Holiday eCommerce Conversions

Tips for Improving Holiday eCommerce Conversions

So now that holiday season is just about upon us, what can we do to maximize holiday conversions in our eCommerce stores? There are a lot of ways to improve eCommerce conversions in general, so we’ll go through some slight...

/ November 19, 2013