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Ask SellwithWP: How to Set up Local Pickup with Shopp Plugin

This question comes from Michael: I’m using Shopp for my online store. Is there a way that I can allow customers to pick up their order from our shop instead of shipping orders if they live close by? Yes! There’s...

/ July 10, 2014
Product Descriptions that Sell

9 Tips for Writing Product Descriptions that Sell

As an eCommerce shop owner, you typically don’t have the opportunity to “sell” to eCommerce customers in the same way that you do in-store. Since this real-time interaction is missing from the online shopping experience, increasing conversions by optimizing your...

/ June 11, 2014
Best Free Shopp Addons

10 Best Free Shopp Add-ons

This is post 2 of 7 in the series “Free eCommerce Add-ons 2014-15” (Click to expand) One of the best things about WordPress are the thousands of awesome free plugins that you can use to customize your site. While there are...

/ June 9, 2014
Quality-tested great woocommerce themes

Part 1: Four of the Best WooCommerce Themes

This is post 1 of 7 in the series “WooCommerce Themes” (Click to expand) A big pain point for many of our readers has been finding great WooCommerce themes. As WooCommerce is a difficult plugin to theme correctly, a lot of...

/ June 4, 2014
Which Version for WordPress eCommerce

Which Version Should I Use with WordPress?

We’re not surprised that we get asked about for WordPress eCommerce frequently, as it provides a lot of flexibility in processing options and integrates easily with many merchant accounts. However, there are several options and we get this question...

/ May 26, 2014
Wustomize WordPress customizations

Wustomize: Customizing your WordPress site

We published an article yesterday about Getting Help with your eCommerce Site that lists some helpful resources, freelancers, and agencies. However, there’s another new shop we’d like to introduce you to today: Wustomize. Wustomize is an agency that offers services...

/ May 15, 2014
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 1 of 7 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
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

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