Category: Tips

using affiliatewp with woocommerce

Case Study: Using AffiliateWP with WooCommerce to Promote Cruelty-free Makeup Products

Today’s case study brings together two plugins I love using: AffiliateWP and WooCommerce. AffiliateWP is a great solution because it integrates easily with almost any eCommerce plugin, and using AffiliateWP with WooCommerce is no exception. The WooCommerce integration can be...

/ March 25, 2015
Best Free WooCommerce extensions

7 New Free WooCommerce Extensions

This is post 6 of 7 in the series “Free eCommerce Add-ons 2014-15” (Click to expand) While there are lots of great premium WooCommerce extensions, who doesn’t love something for free? We’ve covered some free add-ons already, but we’re always looking...

/ March 18, 2015
Sell Gift cards

Case Study: Increasing Revenue Through Gift Card Sales

This is post 2 of 2 in the series “Case Studies” (Click to expand) Earlier this week we wrote about why you should sell gift certificates, and included several plugins that can help you implement a gift card system in your...

/ March 11, 2015

3 Ways Help Scout Improves Your Customer Service

This is post 1 of 5 in the series “Improving Customer Service” (Click to expand) Any eCommerce store, regardless of what software powers it, will need to handle customer service inquiries. Handling these inquiries effectively and quickly is a necessity for...

/ March 4, 2015
SendinBlue Email Aweber alternative ecommerce

SendinBlue Review: An AWeber Alternative for eCommerce

It’s no secret that email marketing is one of the most valuable marketing channels for your shop. Email conversion rates consistently outperform social media and search traffic. The reported ROI on email marketing is 43 cents for every dollar spent,...

/ March 2, 2015

4 Ways To Build Your Business Around WooCommerce Extensions

This is post 1 of 2 in the series “Case Studies” (Click to expand) Note: This is a guest post from Kirby Prickett. Kirby is the Storyteller at Prospress, an eCommerce software company. Prospress builds extensions for the WooCommerce platform, including...

/ February 18, 2015
eCommerce Insurance policies

3 Essential Insurance Policies for eCommerce Sites

Using a quality managed WordPress hosting provider goes a long way towards keeping your site in top shape. For example, most managed hosting companies will provide: automated daily backups of your site staging sites or development areas for testing great...

/ February 16, 2015
Pay Affiliates Recurring Commissions

Pay Affiliates Recurring Commissions with AffiliateWP

My favorite plugin for creating an eCommerce affiliate program is AffiliateWP. It’s easy to use, dependable, and has several add-ons to let you extend what it can do for your store. It’s also developer-friendly in case their are further changes...

/ January 19, 2015
learn about ecommerce

11 Sites to Learn More About eCommerce

I got an interesting question this weekend that I thought would make a great post to share today. I was asked which sites I find useful for learning more about eCommerce, and I have a list of several that I...

/ January 12, 2015
Pinterest for WordPress eCommerce

5 Tips to Use Pinterest for WordPress eCommerce

Let’s start with a cold, hard truth: email marketing outperforms social media marketing. Email has 3x as many users as Facebook and Twitter combined, and emails are viewed at higher rates with higher conversion rates and average order values. Does...

/ December 29, 2014
Why A/B Test WordPress eCommerce sites

Why You Should A/B Test Your WordPress eCommerce Site

While the term “A/B testing” has become popular in the last couple of years, the discipline as a whole remains largely underutilized. If you manage an eCommerce store you understand the importance of optimizing your conversion rate, and A/B testing...

/ December 17, 2014
free

Do you want premium plugins or themes for free?

Okay, so I almost feel guilty about the clickbait title. Almost. But not really; I think that today’s post is something that many store owners should be aware of, so I’m trying to use the clickbait powers for good. Anyway,...

/ November 25, 2014