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April 06, 2018

Reducing Abandoned Carts On Your WooCommerce Store

Last year, the Baymard Institute published a fascinating list of eCommerce cart abandonment rates. The average rate of cart abandonment reported by the study is just shy of 70%. According to Statista, abandonment rates in the second quarter of 2017 were 77.3% averaged across eCommerce sectors. Most reports on the subject report cart abandonment rates […]

April 04, 2018

WordPress Is The CMS Of Choice For Enterprise Organizations

WordPress is often thought of as a great CMS for bloggers, SMEs, and, with WooCommerce, small to medium eCommerce stores. Its popularity is attributed to the fact that it’s free, it’s easy to use, it has a huge theme and plugin ecosystem, and it’s what people know.

April 04, 2018

Will Your Managed WordPress Do Security Like This?

I remember the first time we received a phone call in the middle of the night. It woke up the entire house. I was sitting straight up in bed and wondering who was on the phone. I could hear the sounds of muffled voices from the other room. I knew it was my parents talking […]

April 03, 2018

Collaborate On WordPress Posts In Real Time With Wave From Codox

Collaborative editing is one of those features that I never knew I wanted but loved the minute I understood its power. I’m a huge fan of Google Docs and the way it lets me and my colleagues work together on a document, editing in real time.

March 30, 2018

8 eCommerce Terms Non-Technical People Need to Know

When building out their very first eCommerce site, a business owner may soon find themselves overwhelmed with technical terminology associated with the process. These new business owners need to get up to speed quickly in order to build their website with the correct knowledge in mind. Knowing that these people might be in need of […]

March 29, 2018

Why Should You Use WordPress For Your Portfolio Website?

Job hunting can be pretty difficult for creative professionals. You’re not in a field like financial services or the sciences, where you’ve got a good transcript and hard numbers to back you up. You’ve only got your work – and it needs to speak for itself.

March 28, 2018

The Best Plugins to Create WordPress Courses

We have talked a lot about monetizing your WordPress site on our blog. Like using membership plugins to restrict content or taking a deep dive into cart abandonment and what you can do to prevent customers leaving your site. So, now it is time to talk about another way to monetize your site, creating courses, […]

March 26, 2018

Choosing The Right Hosting Solution For Your eCommerce Website

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Hosting provides the bandwidth, storage, compute, and database resources an eCommerce store needs. In this article, we’re going to look at the qualities of a great eCommerce hosting provider and at the types of hosting suitable for online retail.
March 23, 2018

eCommerce 101: Why You Need An eCommerce Website

eCommerce is the future of retail, but what will the eCommerce store of the future look like? Will eCommerce businesses sell their products via third-party channels like eBay or Amazon, or will they invest in an eCommerce website they control? Will eCommerce apps take the place of traditional eCommerce stores on the web platform?

March 20, 2018

Create a Successful Lead Inquiry Form for WordPress Projects

Create a Successful Lead Inquiry Form for WordPress Projects

When I began using WordPress, one of the first things I added to the website for my design company was a simple contact form with only three fields: name, email, and message. At the time, it was pretty amazing to be able to give others a way to get in touch with me without using […]