Posts Tagged ecommerce

Do your online store pages load in 2 seconds or less?

A survey of 1,048 online shoppers revealed that two seconds is the new threshold in terms of their expectation for a web page to load and that 40% of shoppers will wait no more than three seconds before abandoning a retail or travel site. In a similar study in 2006 it was found that four […]

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The top ‘secrets’ in finding new suppliers for your online store

One of the keys to a successful online store is repeat business from returning customers and a great way to encourage this is by continually introducing new products to keep your range always fresh and interesting.  To do that you might need to look for new suppliers and today we are covering seven ‘secret’ ways […]

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5 Problems in Online Sales & How To Fix Them

Problems in online sales do happen and how to fix five common problems is one of the topics discussed in the popular podcast series ‘Tips From the Top’ by the Savvy Seller. These informative podcasts are 20-40 minute interviews with experts in social media, eCommerce, blogging, email marketing, branding and more. Each interview includes tips, […]

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Australian Guidelines for E-commerce – Store Owners Checklist

New store owners may not be familiar with the Australian Guidelines for Electronic Commerce (PDF) published by the Australian Government Treasury in 2006.  These guidelines seek to enhance further consumer confidence in electronic commerce by providing guidance to businesses on how to deal with consumers when engaged in business to consumer electronic commerce. The checklist […]

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Principle 4: Personalised Shopping – Make it fun to shop and easy to buy

Today we look at the fourth principal of ecommerce 2.0 – Personalised Shopping – Make it fun to shop and easy to buy – and the way Zen Cart store owners can easily follow this principle with their Zen Cart configuration, installed add-ons and more.  (The Six Principles of eCommerce 2.0 can be found on […]

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Principle 3: Decentralised Content Generation – Data from the Community

Today we look at the third principal of ecommerce 2.0 – Decentralised Content Generation – Data from the Community – and the way Zen Cart store owners can easily follow this principle with their Zen Cart configuration, installed add-ons and more.  (The Six Principles of eCommerce 2.0 can be found on Wikipedia.) Principle 3.  Decentralised […]

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Principle 2: The Long Tail – Target Niche Markets

Today we look at the second principal of ecommerce 2.0 – The Long Tail – Target Niche Markets – and the way Zen Cart store owners can easily follow this principle with their Zen Cart configuration, installed add-ons and more.  (The Six Principles of eCommerce 2.0 can be found on Wikipedia.) Principle 2.  The Long […]

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Principle 1: Sell Everywhere – Be Seen and Be Shopped

Today we look at the first principal of ecommerce 2.0 – Sell Everywhere – Be Seen and Be Shopped – and the way Zen Cart store owners can easily follow this principle with their Zen Cart configuration, installed add-ons and more.  (The Six Principles of eCommerce 2.0 can be found on Wikipedia.) Principle 1.  Sell […]

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The Six Principles of eCommerce 2.0

There is an interesting article on Wikipedia titled E-commerce 2.0.  This series explores the way that Zen Cart store owners can embrace the web 2.0 in the world of ecommerce.  But first, here is the six principles from the article. 1.  Sell Everywhere – Be Seen and Be Shopped Customer expectations for how and when […]

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