E-commerce is big business, as is WordPress – in fact, many storefronts are now powered by the platform. While you have your website platform no doubt sorted out, you’ll still need to purchase your domain name and web hosting, then get down to developing your e-commerce website. For this you’ll need a dependable and fully-featured WordPress e-commerce theme.
In this post, we’ll look at why WordPress is a near-perfect platform for e-commerce hosting, then walk you through how to create an e-commerce site!
If you’ve heard of or make use of e-commerce with WordPress in any way you must have come across Easy Digital Downloads at one point or another. It’s the best (and free) plugin to sell digital downloads on your WordPress site in an easy and organised way.
Besides the basic plugin that you can download for free from the WordPress plugin repository, there are also a number of premium extensions you can purchase from the EDD website. One of the latest extensions to be released is a project undertaken by our own team; Add to Cart Popup.
Did you know that it takes upwards of seven times more money to gain a new customer than it does to encourage a loyal customer to make another purchase?
Today I am going to introduce you to a premium WooCommerce extension by the name of WooCommerce Subscriptions. This extension will help you keep the customers you already have, those that know and love your products and services, by offering them the chance to purchase a subscription.
After all, it is almost 100% guaranteed that once you have a customer making purchases from your online store, if you entice them enough, they will purchase again. What better way to secure sales than from your faithful customers and the use of a subscription option?
As more and more web users give precedence to mobile browsing than desktop browsing, they also expect to make fewer clicks on a mobile version of website than the ones accessed via the PC. Even though, several growing number of websites are designed to be accessible on small-screen mobile devices, still many websites aren’t created keeping mobile in mind.
If you’re ready to turn your passion for blogging into a money maker, here are some great monetization options to leverage your blog’s traffic. Blogging offers a matrix of opportunities to generate an income if you build the right platform. With nearly 31 million US bloggers, competition is stiff, but with the right strategy, monetizing your blog can be a game changer and can potentially put you in the top 2 percent of bloggers who are able to make a full-time living at it.
Keywords are essential for search engines to provide relevant content to users. A good keyword can boost content visibility dramatically. Your site visibility can zoom to reach millions of people just within minutes. Even for the experts in search marketing field, Keyword research remains one the most important activity to get more customers. Getting onto the first page of search engine results for the right keywords is essential for survival of your website and business.
WordPress is a great platform for an e-commerce site and it’s integration with the WooCommerce plugin leads to some pretty awesome e-shops. However, there are times you might want to add more functionality to your checkout and payment system.
The Woo Deposits & Payment Recipes WordPress plugins allow you to add deposits and partial payment functionality to your WooCommerce site with ease.
If you have an ecommerce website, you are always looking for ways to increase sales. Your conversion rate is a critical number that determines how many visitors actually become buyers on your site. If you notice you’re not getting enough conversions, it might be time to look at your design, layout and overall approach. Even the most effective website design can fail if you don’t take the right steps to encourage a selling environment.