2017 has officially begun and you should have wrapped up your New Year Sale by now. But you have very little time to rest because you need to be ready for what 2017 brings for ecommerce. We've highlighted some trends that are going to take the ecommerce world by storm…
Reviews are a great way to get customers to speak up about your products. They won't always be positive about it which is why we are teaching you some tricks to transform complaints into a great experience. (Read some cool ways to creating a unique store experience for customers with…
Before we give you the 3 steps to sell your stuff internationally here's how your user shops on your eCommerce store. “Hmm.... this store looks cool. Hey! It has what I need”. “I'm gonna get this.” And probably that as well”. “Okay then. I'll just buy these and I'll be…
Who doesn't love shortcuts? A simpler way to order something online, or a faster way to start selling online. This is what both your customers and you want when it comes to doing business online. That's why here at j2store we focus on creating solutions, that make eCommerce websites function…
There's a reason why brick and mortar stores still see a considerable number of customers making frequent purchases. This is because physical stores can allow customers to recognize product needs they're not aware of, actually, test out the product and buy it immediately. A complete shopping experience like this is…
The Wilkinson & Sons Jam Study: At a Saturday morning fair, two stalls were set up to sell different flavours of Wilkinson & Son's Jams. One stall offered 24 varieties of jams while the other offered 6. Surprisingly while the first table of 24 received a crowd of visitors, the…
A lot of our customers keep writing to us asking us questions on how to start a store. While we love providing them with loads of personalised solutions, we also understand a common struggle most first-time store owners face. Most of the time they struggle with what their store needs,…
A lot of store owners keep asking us “How can we manage customer subscriptions. And how do we bill our customers every month”? This led us to find a simple solution that helps store owners manage subscriptions on their store easily. Before we jump into the solution we've created, here's…
Wondering why visitors on your online store are not buying? Here's what you might be doing wrong
Imagine you visit a particular jewellery store frequently. You've been giving this store good business for quite a while now. You'll naturally want to be treated to some extra-special attention from store employees. Consumers are no different when they shop online. You'll need to reward the customer loyalty they show…
With the number of online customers growing everyday, businesses want to go online to conquer a larger share of the market. Setting up an online selling site is quite simple if you know where to start. However if you're a newbie hoping to sell stuff online here's how you go…
When you build an online website, you'll want to get a fabulous showcase that helps your product stand out. But what happens when you have a limited budget and you still want to have a great store? You'll opt for pre-designed professional website templates. A ready made template for website…
Choosing the right ecommerce shopping cart for your about-to-be launched online business, is one of the biggest technical decisions you'll make. You'll need to objectively choose your online shopping cart based not just on the technical needs it serves but on the marketing needs as well. Alot of businesses leave…
The task at hand - write a product description that gets customers to click 'buy'. Sounds simple right? You just bullet list product features, use meaningless superlatives like 'super duper' 'best there is' 'high quality', and then add a catchy call to action- 'Get this today' . Well, there are…
The first thing you need to know about Google Shopping, is the transition it has made from being a mere comparison chart, to a CPC model. While this hasn't been implemented completely, the transformation is underway and will be going live soon. So the big question you're probably asking is,…
Shopping cart abandonment is a constant source of worry to online businesses. It's frustrating to witness customers fill their carts to the brim and then not make the final purchase. If you're store is seeing a high rate of abandoned shopping carts, its time to reevaluate your strategy. Here are…
How do I promote my business to bring in sales? This is a question every business owner asks himself when he starts out. New businesses that have just gone live, wont have enough revenue circulating, to splurge on fancy advertisements. Let's say your new online store sells beauty products online.…
I love browsing different websites looking for cute trendy clothes to add to my wardrobe. And while I find a great number of them that I like, I still dont feel the irresistable urge to buy them immediately. Are the clothes not great? No! But I feel the way they're…
When you have an online store that's seeing fairly good sales, you'll want to expand your customer base to generate more revenue. Most businesses would do this by trying to attract new customers by various promotions. This is a good strategy but here's one that has been proved more effective:…
The prolific growth in smartphones, tablets and notebooks, has allowed digital goods to carve a place for themselves in the market. And what better way to sell digital products, than to sell it online? More and more ecommerce sites are becoming mobile responsive and this means a surge in the…
Its National Caramel Day today and for all pastry lovers out there, its the perfect excuse to binge on a delicious Caramel Cream Cake. So if you're a skilled baker with a treasured collection of cake recipes, you've probably considered monetizing your hobby. You'll want to set up a charming…