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“Email Me My Cart”- Why you need this solution for your Ecommerce site this holiday season

With the holiday season right around the corner, everyone is going into shopping mode. Some are already shopping. Some are making lists. Some haven’t thought about it yet, but soon enough, they will be plunging in. Online shopping this year (2016) is up 45% from last year. That is huge. Ecommerce is growing. Abandonaid has […]

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How to Use Remarketing to Get Your Shoppers Back

Where Oh Where Have Your Customers Gone? People change their minds all the time. Sometimes, you opt for the chicken over the fish. Sometimes, you have that second (or sixth?) Oreo because you had a really bad day, even though you went Paleo last week. Customers change their minds, too. But when they change their […]

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Is Free Shipping Possible When Drop Shipping?

Shipping costs that are unclear or too high are among the top reasons for cart abandonment. And of course, who doesn’t love free shipping? Apparently, 83% of shoppers are willing to wait an extra two whole days to get their goods just to pay nothing for shipping. I really liked this post by Shippo discussing […]

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5 Ways You’ve Lost Sales Without Social Commerce

In this insightful article from TrueShip, a premier provider of shipping and returns software, you’ll learn about 5 opportunities to leverage social media to sell more online. From Facebook to YouTube to Tumblr (was honestly surprised about that one!), social media can be key when it comes to conversions. The blog post is chalk full […]

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Why eCommerce Processors Should Pay Attention to Cart Abandonment

Recently, I had the honor of participating in a webinar with our global processing friends at BlueSnap. In the webinar, we took a look at shopping cart and checkout abandonment and shared 10 solid tips to help convert more shoppers into buyers. And it was great. The vision of BlueSnap is the same as ours: […]

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Your Guide to New Sales Tax Rates

The New Sales Tax Rates in the States have gone into effect this month. How has your online store been effected? Have you run into obstacles in calculating or communicating these changes? TaxJar has put together a handy guide to walk you through the process as an e-tailer, from the basics of sales tax to determining where […]

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Collect More Emails to Convert More Sales

Some people think that there is a moment between indecision and decision where the outcome can be influenced by even the gentlest breeze. There are also those who believe that destiny is not fixed, but rather that every action creates a multitude of possible futures that we navigate along during our life’s journey. And right […]

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Taking Your Online Business Worldwide

There was a time, not so long ago, when Americans only bought “made in America” and China only sold pottery. OK, not really. Global trade has been around since way before traders moved Italian silk across Eurasia and brought back spices to sell to the nobles. Luckily, for most of us, the spice trading days […]

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