There are some really great reviews and articles this week, and I definitely recommend checking out the hosting reviews at Review Signal.

New or Updates Plugins & Themes

  • I love this new plugin from Shop Plugins: EDD Cart URL. This lets you create a group of products, then generate a URL that adds them all to the cart with one click — it’s great for email campaigns or social sharing.

  • Here’s another new Easy Digital Downloads add-on: Fraud Monitor. This plugin runs a series of checks on every transaction for common fraud indicators to hold potentially fraudulent orders.

  • Here are some cool social sharing buttons that work with the WPSSO plugin to integrate with popular plugins like WooCommerce and BuddyPress.

Reviews & Tutorials

Marketing & Conversions

  • ConversionsXL has a great overview of social proof: why it’s important, some different kinds of social proof, and ways to use it.

  • Calls to action are easy to test and can yield great conversion boosts — here are some tips from KISSmetrics on writing better calls to action.

  • Practical Ecommerce shows you how to use bullet points to sell your products more effectively.

  • You can use your return policy to improve sales and conversions with some of these tips from Payfirma.

Other Tips & Articles

  • This overview from Lemon Stand is probably more than you ever wanted to know about payment processing fees.

  • Here’s a really cool case study from Prospress on creating a subscription business selling access to piano tutorials with WooCommerce.

Thanks for stopping by, and enjoy your weekend!

Posted by Beka Rice

Beka Rice manages the direction of Sell with WP content and writes or edits most of our articles to share her interests in eCommerce. Or she just writes as an excuse to spend more time jamming out to anything from The Clash to Lady Gaga. Who knows.