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5 Factors to Consider When Choosing Dropshipping Products
Posted by Waqas Nazeer on 18 May 2020 10:00 AM

Looking to start a new business but without the commitment of investing a lot of initial capital? If so, dropshipping might just be the thing for you!

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How to Use Fractional Quantities – Selling by Weight, Yard, & More
Posted by [email protected] (Christianna Cannon) on 27 April 2020 10:00 AM

Just as not every eCommerce business is the same, not every product is the same. Selling typical retail items — say, kitchenware, toys, etc. — may be the most common business model, but it's hardly the only one out there. Some businesses, like online craft stores, rely on selling their products in fractional quantities rather than whole units. For example, a fabric store will only rarely sell an entire bolt of cloth, instead cutting it to order for sale by the yard. Other industries often follow this practice as well, and in many cases it's the best solution for their products. Trying to sell any other way could result in waste, extra expenses, and even dissatisfied customers.

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How Automated Software Can Help Online Stores & Daily-Deal Businesses
Posted by Olga Veretskaya on 24 December 2019 11:00 AM

The eCommerce leviathan Amazon has robots facilitating and speeding up work in their warehouses. Walmart uses flying robots to monitor inventory levels and flag missing items in their distribution centers. In this way, modern leading-edge companies resolve several issues that improve management efficiency and labor productivity. Moreover, robots work 24/7 and make fewer mistakes than humans. Small businesses should learn from the best; that's why this article is dedicated to the automation of eCommerce stores.

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What’s the Best eCommerce Platform for 2020?
Posted by [email protected] (Jimmy Rodriguez) on 23 December 2019 11:00 AM

Amazon got its start nearly a quarter-century ago in 1995. Jeff Bezos started the company using his parents' life savings.

eCommerce has come a long way over the last 25 years though. Instead of risking everything you have saved and combining a bunch of different services to set up your store, modern eCommerce platforms let you do it all in one place for as little as $20 a month.

Let's answer the question "which eCommerce platform should I use" by looking at five of the top choices.

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Should You Offer Guest Checkout in Your Online Store?
Posted by Pratik Dholakiya on 29 November 2019 11:00 AM

Checkout is a make-or-break moment for every customer journey in eCommerce, so it’s important to get it right. Currently, there’s a lot of debate on whether or not offering guest checkout is the right way to improve your sales numbers and customer experiences. Well, what isn’t up for debate is the state of cart abandonment: the current eCommerce cart abandonment rate is assessed to be, on average, 74%.

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How to Set Up Product Bundles and Kits in Your 3dcart Online Store
Posted by [email protected] (Christianna Cannon) on 21 November 2019 11:00 AM

Some products just go well together. This could be because they're used for similar purposes as part of an unofficial set, or because they complement each other in some way. Other products are intended as accessories to another item and cannot even be used alone. For some small products, like samples, it simply makes more sense to purchase them as a group. Regardless of why, some customers are going to want to purchase certain items together anyway, so why don't you make it easier (and more tempting) for them?

3dcart's Product Bundles functionality is a built-in tool for that exact purpose. In this article, we'll discuss product bundles, how they work, and strategies for using them.

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