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24 Oct

The 7 Best Payment Gateways for WooCommerce

As you probably know, we’ve talked a lot about WordPress here on our blog. The possibility of adding new features by installing plugins makes the platform even more attractive for those who come from other, more limited platforms, and for those who don’t have technical knowledge. One of the most recognized plugins for WordPress is WooCommerce, a free tool that transforms WordPress into an e-Commerce platform, bringing common features of virtual stores such as shopping carts, checkout pages, and integration with payment methods. With WooCommerce, you can create a complete online store! You’ll...

13 Oct

7 Link-Building Strategies for an eCommerce Website

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a complex discipline comprising several fields, including link building. To build links to your website, you must get linked back to it from as many relevant, high-authority websites as possible. There are two ways in which link building benefits your site. In the first instance, a backlink from a highly trafficked site will likely direct views to your website. As a result, your site will be considered authoritative, relevant, and accurate by Google. Since eCommerce websites sell products, not content, many people don't think their link-building needs...

14 Sep

16 Types of Coupons Your eCommerce Store Should Offer

If you’re experiencing an all-time low in your sales and a dip in your customer flow, it’s time to incorporate intelligent strategies on your eCommerce store to bring back those conversions. Discount coupons and promo deals are powerful marketing tools that drive traffic to your website like bees to honey.  However, many eCommerce coupons and deal ideas are floating in the market. Even though you’d be desperate to use most of these for your online store, you have to make your coupon selection wisely, without not overdoing it.  We’ve picked the best types...

8 Mar

The 10 Best Woocommerce Multi-Vendor Plugins

Enthusiastic entrepreneurs are continuously looking for new choices to help them establish the best possible marketplace for their clients. Multi-vendor marketplaces such as Amazon, Alibaba, and eBay have completely transformed the way people shop online. Because of this, they’ve sparked interest in developing similar multi-vendor websites to serve a broader range of customers. Multi-vendor markets, such as those powered by the WordPress platform, are a common sight these days. They bring together several vendors on the same platform, allowing buyers to select offerings from a variety of suppliers. Following the success...

7 Dec

Six Ways to Advertise Your Online Boutique

Today we're going to look at several marketing channels you can develop to advertise your online boutique. If you’re planning to open an online boutique, you should know that marketing will have a lot to do with the success of your business. Using the internet, small business owners can practice digital marketing to drive revenue consistently, even with a small budget. While digital marketing is more measurable, cost-efficient, and accessible than its traditional counterpart, you should not dive in without preparing first.  It’s essential that you create a strategy for advertising your...

10 Nov

How to Start an Online Fashion Boutique (Jewelry)

If you have an eye for design and appreciate beautiful jewelry and have thought about becoming your own boss, you've probably asked yourself more than once how to start a jewelry business online. And you wouldn't be alone. The jewelry market is expected to grow significantly, so there’s lots of potential for your business to succeed. In 2018, the global jewelry market was worth $278.56 billion. In 2025, that number is expected to rise to $480.5 billion. The beauty of an online jewelry shop is that you no longer have...