A tweeting bird.
Twitter is a fantastic platform to use if you want to market your eCommerce website – you can use it to reach a large number of people through its fantastic hashtag system and you can get all of your existing customers to follow you on there so that they will continue to buy from you. The problem is that when you are sharing things on social media, you're always going to want to use images to stand out from the crowd, but when you share an image it eats into
The Olympics has been in full swing this week, and while some of us may have enjoyed watching the events in the comfort of our living room, business entrepreneurs have been busy flooding their social media accounts with their marketing campaigns and ads. Their attempts at swinging the public have not gone unnoticed, and as ever in the game of marketing, some campaigns have worked much better than others.
Nike have outreached the public through multimedia tools including social
He is rich.
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is now the world's third richest person with his fortune being as high as £49.5 billion! That is an insanely huge amount of money and something which simple bloggers like me and small business owners like you can't even begin to wrap our heads around - you couldn't spend that much money in a lifetime if you tried! But, really, this shouldn't be too surprising when you consider the fact that almost everybody orders from
There's been a little bit of exciting news for social media marketers! Hootsuite has recently been upgraded so that it now includes video integration! Hootsuite has provided an easy dashboard for people to use to manage their various social media accounts for years, but until now it hasn't worked with YouTube and has not included things like Facebook and Twitter videos, but thanks to this new update, the Hootsuite package is now even more impressive. This should do a lot to help save
As the average person becomes more and more technologically advanced, eCommerce begins to grow at quite a rate. Think about how many people regularly use smartphones/laptops/computers today who might not have been on the internet at all ten years ago; all of these people stand to be eCommerce customers. One country which has seen a lot of eCommerce growth recently is India, because there has been a lot of technological growth there. So what does the future hold? Will the eCommerce industry
When you think of SEO you think of Google. When you think of search engines, you think of Google. Any time you want to look something up online, your first thought is to go to Google. In fact, when somebody asks you a question you don't know, you might well say "Google it!" because Google really is that popular. Surely, Microsoft's answer to Google, Bing, isn't even worth considering? If you tell somebody to "Bing it" they might even think that you're
The good thing about having an eCommerce website is that it means you potentially stand to make new customers from all over the world. We've recently seen a surge in eCommerce business from rural China after people realised how useful it was for buying products which were difficult to get their hands on offline, then there's the enormous growth of Indian eCommerce website Flipkart and now there are reports of eCommerce growth from in Pakistan too. It's nice to see how more and
Christmas is just a couple of months away and you should probably have started to get your business ready for it. Over this period there'll be an increase in sales no matter what your selling, because no matter what it is there'll always be somebody who wants your product as a present. So how much money do you stand to make? Well, according to estimates, people are due to spend an enormous $8 billion on Christmas eCommerce purchases and you are going to be a part of
Not too long ago, it was announced that Facebook might soon be implementing a 'dislike button' to their service after years' and years' worth of requests. Now we have a little more information on the subject and it seems things won't be quite as simple as they seemed. Initially, people worried that the 'dislike' button might just be used to bully people and to spread negativity (it was meant to be used so that people had an alternative to the 'like' button on
Do you use eBay along with RomanCart? Or do you maybe not even use RomanCart and only use eBay? Well, if so, I have a piece of news for you which you might be quite happy to hear about! Starting on the 15th of October, eBay are going to start giving users more free listings. In the past, you were allowed to list up to twenty items without being charged for any of them, but once this change has taken place you'll be allowed to list up to fifty items, so, it's quite a
You may have seen in the news lately, that Twitter are making a big push for people to be able to do eCommerce through their service. This is hardly surprising when you consider that Facebook has recently done pretty much the exact same thing and this is basically just a case of Twitter trying to catch up with their competitor. Nonetheless, this is an interesting piece of news as it provides yet another way for people to make purchases online and also because Twitter is great for reaching
The Business 2 Business Community recently shared a very interesting infographic which shows just how much mCommerce has been growing lately. Take a look at it for yourself; you will doubtlessly agree that there are some interesting facts on there. What it also shows is that people need to be aware of the importance of mobile phones and smartphones. Though laptops and home computers are still the largest platforms on which eCommerce transactions take place, you still need to be conscious
Do you use RomanCart? Are you familiar with Braintree? Have you, perhaps, always thought that it would be pretty handy if Braintree and RomanCart could be used in conjunction with one another? I'm sure you can see where I'm going with this. If the answer to those questions is ‘yes’ then I am pleased to tell you that the ability to use RomanCart with Braintree is coming soon and this, hopefully, stands to help enhance a large number of your eCommerce
It's been in the news lately that Facebook is planning to start offering a paid service to those with business pages; this new paid service will give you the ability to sell items directly through your Facebook page. This sounds great! Now when people come to your Facebook page they won't have to click through to your website if they want to make a purchase, they can do it directly on your page. You could make a post about a sale and in a couple of clicks a customer will have their