Are you all too familiar with a 2.9% processing fee to receive payments in your business? I think of this pricing scheme as ‘equity-seeking’. Is it fair? More importantly, are there any alternatives?
If you rely on income from your Etsy shop as your main source of income, the stakes are a bit higher…this is for you.
Sometimes, constraints force an innovative new way out of the box. Have you seen a way of doing business for COVID-19 that is so much better than the old way that it should continue post-pandemic?
With all of the interest in ecommerce of late, I thought I’d share a recent roundup of pro-grade ecommerce CMS platforms for the modern artisan.
Is faster better? Sure. We know customers stay longer and engage more with content when pages are fast. But that’s not very specific, and not very helpful.
This is a good proxy for what’ better’ means, even on non-transactional websites, since user experience matters in both scenarios. Google provides a pretty great estimator for valuing page speed in mobile commerce. Armed with the answer, how do we actually get there?
If you’ve spent any time publishing content on WP, Squarespace or various eCommerce (Shopify, WooCommerce, etc) platforms, you probably know the awkward satisfaction at getting a page (or more) of your work online through a process that feels anything but linear. There’s this one thing you should check out before you go through this again. […]
In the majority of my projects creating business or ecommerce sites for clients, there is usually a very short discussion on what software we’ll be using for the site. Everyone’s heard of WordPress, and I’ll admit it helps keep this conversation short…which is a good thing. After all, the outcome (more leads or conversions) is what we’re both interested in, and the ‘how’ is my problem, not theirs. Over time, however, there seems to be a couple of straws that are breaking the camel’s back. It always comes back to the client’s experience.