How to Handle Porch Pirates

A customer places an order online, and your business picks, packs, and ships the order. A few days later, it’s dropped off right at the buyer’s doorstep. It’s a perfect delivery—but unfortunately, a porch pirate could come along to throw a wrench in things. Read on to learn what porch pirates are, how they affect…

It’s 2023 – Is Dropshipping Worth It?

Dropshipping is a quick and easy way to set up a new ecommerce business with limited overhead and low initial investment. As such, its popularity is booming, and more and more sellers are entering the marketplace. The dropshipping industry is expected to be worth $557.9 billion ​​by 2025.However, the low barrier to entry does have a…

5 Examples of How to Gain Customer Trust

If you want to be successful in ecommerce, a big part of your job is convincing your customers you can be trusted. Now more than ever, consumers trust their peers more than they trust brands. Finding ways to turn customers into your advocates is key to building brand trust. But how do you do that?…

Tips to Increase Your Ecommerce Conversion Rates

As an online business owner, it may feel difficult to gauge how well your business is doing. After all, you don’t have the usual physical confirmation of people walking through your brick-and-mortar doors to peruse your inventory. Initially, the only way you might measure success is by how many items you sell.  

7 Creative SMS Marketing Hacks for Ecommerce Businesses

SMS or text message marketing is big business. According to Pew Research, 97% of Americans own a cellphone, and 85% are smartphones. That makes SMS marketing an almost universal method of communicating with consumers. Of course just as many Americans have access to email, but when was the last time you sent a text message…