How To Reduce Abandoned Shopping Carts?

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

Alex Slichnyi, community manager at marketinggeeks.org, is an avid learner of all things IT. He is a savvy SEO specialist who loves traveling because it allows him to experience hands-on the many facets of life. This hands-on approach can be seen in his work, which is meticulously crafted with daring vision by an open, yet methodical mind that likes to probe, test and improve. Communicating and learning are Alex’s core values that drive him forward.

Globally, as of the end of 2017, an average of 69.23% of shopping carts were abandoned. Essentially, that means that only three out of ten customers will typically go on ton actually pay for their products.

How can you get fewer abandoned carts?

That’s what this post will deal with.
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How Cloud Computing Can Impact eCommerce

By Yan Kulakov, July 2nd, 2018 in Guest posts

Maddie

Maddie Davis is a co-founder of Enlightened-Digital and tech-obsessed female from the Big Apple. She lives by building and redesigning websites, running marathons, and reading anything and everything on the NYT Best Sellers list.

The age of eCommerce is here, and it shows no signs of slowing down. As the internet becomes more accessible on a multitude of devices, consumers are choosing convenience over experience. ECommerce now accounts for almost 10% of all retail sales in the U.S., and it’s expected to grow nearly 15% annually. This includes traditional online shopping as well as new trends like social shopping and mobile commerce. Cloud computing promises three key benefits, as explained by Oracle CEO Mark Hurd in his interview with Forbes: lower cost, more innovation, and greater security. Let’s take a critical look at how eCommerce companies can stand to benefit from this technology.
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Meet Multi-Vendor 4.8.1 with New Tools for Marketplaces

By Yan Kulakov, June 19th, 2018 in CS-Cart releases, News and announcements

Multi-Vendor 4.8.1 introduces several features designed with marketplaces in mind:

1. The ability and motivation for vendors to pay their debts and fees for using vendor plans.

2. The ability for vendors to specify their locations on Google Maps, so that customers could search for vendors and their products by distance.

3. The ability to distribute money from orders among vendors via PayPal for Marketplaces, a new solution from PayPal that has replaced PayPal Adaptive Payments.

There’s more: Multi-Vendor 4.8.1 includes all the new features of CS-Cart 4.8.1 as well, such as responsive admin panel being the new default, improvements to the Advanced Products Import and GDPR Compliance add-ons, and more. However, below we’ll focus on the features specific to Multi-Vendor.
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Meet CS-Cart 4.8.1 with Improvements for Admins

By Yan Kulakov, June 19th, 2018 in CS-Cart releases, News and announcements

Most of the improvements in CS-Cart 4.8.1 will remain unseen by customers, but will make an admin’s life easier.
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How to Boost Conversions in a Few Simple Steps

By Yan Kulakov, June 18th, 2018 in Guest posts

Josh

Josh Wardini, Community Manager at Webmastersjury

The online retail market is a crowded place, and it is getting harder and harder for businesses to stand out and get people to come to their website, let alone turn those visitors into conversions. Conversions are essentially the ultimate goal of online businesses, therefore brands need to seriously consider the best practices when it comes to conversion rate optimisation.
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