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December 19, 2018

4 Ways to Optimize the Buyer’s Journey

Today’s buyer has access to an incredible amount of information. They are able to create a clear picture of the product they are looking to purchase by leveraging information from search engines, social media, and word of mouth.  As a merchant, this changing information landscape gives you access to multiple channels through which you can access […]

December 17, 2018

What’s New In WooCommerce 3.5?

Towards the end of last month, WooCommerce 3.5 was released with new features for users and developers. As a minor release, WooCommerce 3.5 is compatible with sites running WooCommerce 3.0 or greater. There should be no plugin or theme incompatibility problems, but it’s always better to test before upgrading your live site. Nexcess Cloud users […]

December 14, 2018

The Only FAQ Template You Need is in This Blog Post

Imagine this scenario: You’re shopping for wireless headphones on an eCommerce website. You have some general questions. So, you head over to the site’s FAQ where you find out that algorithms called audio codecs help determine sound quality in headphones. There’s a link in the FAQ to one of the site’s blog articles where you […]

December 13, 2018

What's New In WordPress 5.0?

WordPress 5.0 has been released, and for many site owners, the question of whether it’s worth upgrading is towards the top of their list. While we’re not going to force you to make a decision – our hosting solutions give you the option of when you want to upgrade your CMS – we are going […]

December 11, 2018

Cloud Migration: A Step-By-Step Guide To Moving Your Site To The Cloud

If you have followed the advice outlined in the previous articles in this series on cloud migration, you are well-prepared to migrate your site to cloud hosting. The information you need has been gathered and is easily accessible. You have informed those who will be affected by the migration. You have chosen a cloud platform […]

December 10, 2018

Return Policy Template Examples for Small eCommerce Businesses

TheraSpecs is an online eyewear vendor that makes tinted sunglasses designed to relieve the effects of migraines. Recently, facing a sharp spike in return rates, the company decided to extend their 45-day free trial. “Even at 45 days, we found that customers who were on the fence were more likely to return their glasses because […]

December 07, 2018

Streamlining your WooCommerce Checkout Process to Increase Sales

The name of the game with eCommerce is making sales. Anything that gets in the way of a customer making a purchase is costing you money. Even collecting their email before they’ve made their purchase can cut your sales. Today we’re going to start by looking at ways you can streamline your checkout process so […]

December 05, 2018

Is Managed WordPress Hosting Right For Me?

It can be a bit overwhelming when it comes to choosing a web host for your websites needs, and even more so for a site using the ever popular WordPress CMS. When terms such as ‘managed’ and ‘unmanaged’ are being used, different bullet points will fall under each category. And when comparing host to host, […]

December 04, 2018

Building An Appointment Booking System With WordPress

Managing appointments is one of the biggest overheads for service-oriented small businesses. Businesses that handle appointments manually often hire one or more employees to book appointments, schedule staff, make reminder calls, and a host of other administrative tasks that go along with scheduling a busy office.

December 03, 2018

Why Dokan is Our Favorite Multi-Vendor eCommerce Plugin

If you’re looking to open a multi-vendor marketplace, it means you want to make money. Well, to be profitable, you need a multi-vendor plugin with enough features to help everyone involved—you and the vendors who sell on your site. They need to see how well their products are selling. You need management tools to key […]