7 Ecommerce Design Trends For 2019

By Yan Kulakov, December 11th, 2018 in Guest posts

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Darren has an MBA in Internet Marketing, but hangs his hat on 10+ years of experience in the trenches. Follow him on Twitter, LinkedIn to learn ecommerce.

Your design is the first thing online shoppers see when they get into your ecommerce site.

If you want to have everything on one page and stick to a hodgepodge design, visitors may leave, and you’ll hit a brick wall before you start moving. Your web page should create a great impression, making them take in the information you want to pass and make a purchase.

Also, as online shopping grows, customers expectations for website design and selling increases as well. Being aware of trends puts you on level ground. Without further ado, these are the ecommerce design trends for 2019 that you need to know.
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How to Write an Outstanding Marketing Plan

By Yan Kulakov, December 4th, 2018 in Guest posts

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Jacob Dillon is a professional writer and distinctive journalist from Sydney. Being passionate about what he does, Jacob likes to discuss stirring events as well as express his opinion about technological advancements and evolution of society. Find Jacob on Twitter and Facebook. I look forward to your reply and feedback. Sincerely, Jacob Dillon

Your marketing plan is one of the most powerful resources that you have available to you. It’s a little bit like a map that you’ll follow into the future, and it should cover everything from your target audience to the channels that you plan to use and the messaging that you’ll develop.

Marketing plans are often broken up into short-term (1 – 3 months), medium-term (3 months – 1 year) and long-term (1 year – 5 years+) phases and are typically developed by a company’s marketing department and presented to the board for sign-off. The goal is to create a thorough plan that the company can follow when developing marketing campaigns and trialing new tactics.

But what exactly should an outstanding marketing plan contain? Let’s find out.
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eCommerce Expo Greece & Southeast Europe Tomorrow!

By Yan Kulakov, November 23rd, 2018 in News and announcements

eCommerce Expo Greece & Southeast Europe is the only event in Greece that offers direct contact and networking of exhibitors with a specialized audience from all over the country but the southeast European Region.

The goal of this year’s expanded and renewed eCommerce Expo is to present in two days (24-25 November 2018) the latest international trends in e-commerce.

CS-Cart Hellas and CS-Cart Europe will be present in booth 12, and will present all the new CS-Cart and Multi-Vendor features to the expo visitors. On Sunday, November 25th Fotis Kourmadas CEO of CS-Cart Hellas and CMO of CS-Cart Europe will present a workshop about Multi-Vendor Plus, giving greater and in-depth information on best practices and use of new features.

There is also a 2 Days Conference, with important speakers like:

  • Ilya Kretov, eBay General Manager, Russia, and Emerging Europe
  • Konstantin Kostadinov Viber (Rakuten) Head of Sales, CEE
  • Marcin Glogowski PayPal General Manager, Central and Eastern Europe

Entry to the eCommerce Expo Greece & Southeast Europe 2018 is FREE. The eCommerce Expo Greece & Southeast Europe 2018 will be held at the Zappeion Exhibition & Conference Hall in Athens-Greece from Saturday 24th to Sunday 25th November 2018. Visiting hours are 11:00 to 20:00.


More information about the expo here.

7 Instagram Marketing Tips to Drive Ecommerce Sales

By Yan Kulakov, November 23rd, 2018 in Guest posts

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Serena Dorf is an enthusiastic content writer. She is passionate about
writing, personal development, psychology, and productivity. In her free time, she is reading classic American literature and learning Swedish. Feel
free to connect with her on Twitter.

Day by day our life is becoming busier and so hardly can manage any time for shopping going to any shop or market physically. In such a situation, E-commerce sales can be a great source of redemption that presents us with the desired products even without requiring us to waste valuable time and patience. But, it is an unfortunate matter that eCommerce sales are still an unknown or slightly known fact to a majority of people.

To make your business more known and conventional, Instagram like social site can be a great platform. The reason is- there are lots of people on this single site who can easily or subconsciously get acquainted or even attached to the eCommerce sales. Most interestingly, it will cost very less to the eCommerce distributors. Therefore, in this article, we have shared 7 Instagram marketing tips for you to increase your e-commerce sales.
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Meet CS-Cart and Multi-Vendor 4.9.2 with Technical Improvements

By Yan Kulakov, November 21st, 2018 in CS-Cart releases, News and announcements

Hello!

We have released CS-Cart and Multi-Vendor 4.9.2. This is a patch release where we introduce small changes or fix issues. The full list of changes is available in the changelog; this article will cover the most important changes.

CS-Cart and Multi-Vendor Now Support HTTP/2 Headers in Responses

This technical change will solve some possible issues with PayPal, Google reCAPTCHA, and other third-party services.

CS-Cart interacts with third-party services via requests and responses that have headers. Previously, CS-Cart always expected to see HTTP/1 in the headers of the responses. If the header contained HTTP/2 instead, CS-Cart couldn’t process the response. That could cause various problems: the status of a paid order didn’t change automatically even after PayPal had confirmed the payment; customers couldn’t pass human verification by Google, and so on.

This problem didn’t affect all stores: an HTTP/2 header in the response can occur if the server is configured that way. So, if everything worked fine and then went wrong without any obvious reason, it could be due to a sudden change in server settings. These changes may have occurred on shared hostings or servers with control panels.

CS-Cart and Multi-Vendor 4.9.2 address that problem: now the response will be understood even if the response header contains HTTP/2.

Unregistered Customers Can Leave Comments Once Again

In the previous version 4.9.1, users who didn’t sign in couldn’t leave comments. We have fixed this problem in version 4.9.2: now users will need to sign in only if the Comments and Reviews add-on has the “Only buyers can post” checkbox ticked. Otherwise, visitors won’t have to sign in.

To prevent spam, you can configure the Comments and Reviews add-on to make all comments (or only the ones from unregistered visitors) hidden by default. They will appear on the site only after the administrator’s approval.


The upgrades to version 4.9.2 are already available in your Upgrade Center. As usual, for the first few days, we limit the number of available upgrades and offer them on the first-come, first-served basis. If you don’t see an upgrade in your Upgrade Center, please try again later or in a few days.