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First level of help for online shop stagnation

Despite a high number of visitors, are people actually buying anything from your shop? Your products are impressive but no one wants them? In online commerce, good times can quickly turn sour when your online shop starts to stagnate. However, that doesn’t need to happen! In many cases, poor sales figures are not a sign of bad products, but often just a question of design and having a proper ordering process.

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Help! I have an online shop but no orders, what now?

Setting up your own online shop just the way you want takes plenty of time and hard work. You’ve chosen the best products with great prices and seen to every last detail. And yet, although your online shop is finally up and running, it’s just not going anywhere. Don’t give up yet. There’s only one solution: to start looking for clues as to why.

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Summer time equals holidays! But what do I do about my online shop?

“Always on” is the motto of the Internet and as such, online shopping should therefore always be available.  However, what happens when you want to go on holiday yourself and don’t have anyone to manage your online shop? Can the shop go on holiday? Of course! In this blog post, I’ll explain what you should be aware of and what legal considerations there are. With a bit of forethought, your trip away will be fine for both you and your customers.

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Winner of Cloud Spectator benchmark analysis: 1&1 E-Shops show fastest load times

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Imagine this: you are online looking for a new item of clothing so you visit the homepage of your favourite online retailer. And you wait. And wait. Finally it loads. This wait may be only a few seconds but to a potential new customer this wait is like an eternity.

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What type of online shop is best for me?

eCommerce – no problem, or is it? The decision to open an online shop is usually made quickly. This is especially true for those who already have a physical store and are just looking to make some additional online sales. Everyone else is earning money online so why not me, goes the thinking. In principle, this is correct, however there are a number of questions which should be asked beforehand to make sure you choose what’s best for your business’s needs.

In this post, I’ll pose six questions that will help you identify what type of shop will best meet your needs. I recommend taking 30 minutes to read through and think about these issues as a little time spent now pondering these questions can save you a lot of future frustration and stress. As the saying goes: measure twice, cut once.

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Using new domains to enhance eCommerce performance over Christmas and beyond

Owners of eShops can maximise their Christmans sales by registering with new domains such as .christmas and .sale.

New top-level domains such as .christmas and .sale offer unique opportunities for tailoring your web content for specific seasonal demands or a certain audience. Obviously, the festive period is a peak time for online shopping, so any business with an eShop should stop and consider every option when it comes to registering new domains to maximise Christmas sales.

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Reduce Online Shopping Cart Abandonment

Building an eCommerce website requires a lot of time and effort from online retailers; listing products, converting sales, and building a brilliant online reputation of your businesses. However, in spite of all the efforts input by business owners, several potential customers abandon their shopping carts. Abandoned baskets can be a significant source of lost revenue for companies. In fact, to investigate the prevalence of this issue, the Baymard Institute analysed and combined the results of 31 separate cart abandonment studies. According to their statistics, nearly 69% of eCommerce shopping carts are abandoned. Here are a few influential yet simple changes you can make to reduce the cart abandonment rate on your online store. 

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How to Best Present Your Online Shop – Part 2

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We previously shared three tips on how to best position your eCommerce website online. It all starts with the website itself with the right domain name, clear design, and social integration. But how can you make sure it gets the attention it deserves and always provides a positive user experience?

Below are three more tips to ensure that you are taking advantage of the most important features your Web host can offer you.

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How to Best Present Your Online Shop- Part 1

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With year on year growth of online retail, it’s no surprise businesses are capitalising on the opportunity to sell online. In 2013, consumers worldwide spent more than $1.2 trillion shopping online.With online opportunities of better brand positioning, international exposure and additional promotional options, small businesses would be wise to not only offer additional sales channels to their portfolio, but have a wider reach of consumers.

But once you have your online store up and running, the work is not yet over.

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Choosing a Payment Platform for Your Online Shop

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Ever wondered which payment platform is right for your online shop? With many platforms on the market to choose from, such a decision can be confusing, particularly for eCommerce newbies. Whilst such a decision should not be taken lightly, it doesn’t have to be difficult. Features including trust, usability and cost should all be properly evaluated to ensure you are not deterring sales away from the store.

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