Archive for the “Ecommerce” Category

Analyzing Your Small Business Overhead Costs

Posted on January 29th, 2019 by Kelly Kirkham

Small businesses can take almost as many shapes as the products and services they sell. The variety within startups presents a problem when it comes to determining what the future may hold. Financial items such as how much day-to-day operations will cost in a month or a year from now are almost immeasurable. From rent…

Small Business Goals For The Year Ahead

Posted on January 1st, 2019 by Kelly Kirkham

Hello, 2019! A New Year is a time for a fresh start, and it’s worth taking some time to think about what’s to come in the twelve months ahead. Where does your small business want to go before 2020? The New Year is a perfect opportunity to set goals and aim high. However, many entrepreneurs…

Should I Accept Venmo On My Ecommerce Website?

Posted on December 11th, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

If you are like 7 million other monthly users, you may Venmo money to friends and family on a regular basis. The mobile payment portal has made splitting the check, sharing an Uber, and planning a trip to the movies easier than ever. The app reportedly transferred $12 billion in Q1 of 2018, demonstrating that…

Blogs About Websites You Should Be Following

Posted on November 16th, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

Keeping up with the maintenance of a website can be a big job. Whether you run a blog, ecommerce store, or news outlet, there’s always a lot to do, especially considering the fact that the digital world is constantly changing. Knowing the latest trend for your digital empire takes a certain investment of time. However,…

Why The Best Time To Build A Website Is Now

Posted on July 6th, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

If you are a small brick and mortar business operating in a small community, you may not realize that you have the ability to market beyond the customary word of mouth system. Many small businesses rely on local promotions, the phone book and coupons to keep business running from day to day. Others may have…

Ways To Maximize Ecommerce Transactions On Your Site

Posted on July 3rd, 2018 by Neil Cumins

Attracting customers onto an ecommerce site is a significant undertaking, often involving costly online advertising and targeted marketing campaigns. Once a potential consumer arrives on a homepage or product page, the next step is clearly to persuade them to make a purchase. And yet, achieving this is far more difficult than many companies assume, with…

Why Personalized Email Makes All The Difference

Posted on June 26th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

Imagine sitting down at your computer one morning, and finding two emails in your inbox from rival companies. Both contain identical discounts for something you’ve wanted to buy for ages. However, one email was sent specifically to you through a branded address, while the other has blank To and CC fields and came from a…

Summer Slump? Not This Year!

Posted on June 20th, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

Summer solstice typically means that online sales slow to a crawl. However, that doesn’t have to be your reality this year! Instead, use that extra daylight to make the most of your ecommerce business. Follow the ten tips below to boost sales and keep website traffic vibrant. While it may be hot outside, you may…

Tips For Building A Successful Online Store

Posted on April 10th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

In the final quarter of 2017, $119 billion was spent in ecommerce stores across the States. And although that’s only 9% of total retail sales over the same period, online shopping is clearly here to stay. Crowded Marketplace Unfortunately, so are your competitors. They have a head start over you, with established customer bases and…

Early Success Of Forest Proves That Startups Will Find Their Best Clients From Other Startups

Posted on January 30th, 2018 by Guest Blogger

We are living in the age of the startup. Disruption abounds, with industries as varied as television, automotive, and even grocery stores all feeling the pressure of this new era: advance or vanish. The stress of managing a startup is far from negligible. Juggling the metric ton of responsibilities transcends a number of different levels:…

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