Howdy! I know we’ve been slacking on some of my Wednesday articles of the past few weeks; it’s because I’ve been working on a pretty large project (newsletter subscribers: yes, it’s what we said was coming this week ?), so stay tuned! I’m excited to keep chipping away at what will be a massive, really informative set of content.

On an interesting note, I found this eCommerce recap from VentureBeat really neat, indicating that WooCommerce was the fastest-growing eCommerce platform in 2017.

New or Updated Plugins & Themes

  • AffiliateWP has launched version 2.0, which adds referral tracking for several new platforms and improves handling large sets of data.

  • There have been updates to several Paid Memberships Pro add-ons over the past month, which are detailed in this overview.

Marketing & Conversions

Other Tips & Articles

  • Practical Ecommerce and Avalara are hosting a webinar on February 7 on Critical Sales Tax Changes for 2017. Not sure what kind of sales tax responsibilities you have? Sign up and you can always get a recording of the webinar for later.

  • There are tons of reasons to try to introduce a subscription offering on your site, and Practical Ecommerce lists 5 compelling reasons this week.

  • MemberPress has a guide to using coupon codes effectively on your membership site.

  • Looking for a new niche or product line to launch this year? CIO has 6 eCommerce categories they predict will take off this year.

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.