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Sunday, July 12, 2020

‘8 Steps to Prepare Your Online Business for Tax Time’ – Shopify

Shopify team says, “Tax season is here, and whether it’s your first year in business or your tenth year, it always feels like there’s an endless list of tasks to get through to file your return. If you live in the US, this step-by-step guide will help you get organized so you can get a jump start and file your 2016 tax return well before it’s due.Let’s get started.Step 1: Remember These Tax DeadlinesTax deadlines can sneak up on you. Missing them can result in expensive penalties.Your taxes are due on April 17, 2017. Depending on the nature of your business, you may also... [...]

‘The 5 Minute Guide to Facebook’s New ‘Time-On-Site’ Targeting Options’ – Shopify

Shopify team says, “Using Facebook’s advertising platform, you can run ads that target people who have interacted with your business already. For example, customers and website visitors. When you create a group of website visitors or customers to target on Facebook, it’s called a Custom Audience.Earlier this year, Facebook updated its Custom Audience feature to help brands create Custom Audiences based on the amount of time visitors spend on their websites, and the days they visited. These audiences can be created from in the Audiences tool in Ads Manager or directly within ad... [...]

‘7 Ways to Promote Your Amazon Listings and Drive More Sales’ – Shopify

Shopify team says, “Shopify recently released an Amazon sales channel, making it easier than ever to list your products on the world’s largest marketplace and get your brand in front of millions of online shoppers.Using a Professional Sellers Account, Shopify merchants can create Amazon listings directly in Shopify, sync their inventory across both sales channels, fulfill Amazon orders in Shopify, and track sales from both channels in one place.4 Key Reasons To Sell On AmazonThe Amazon sales channel is a great news for a few key reasons. 1. Shoppers Often Begin Their Search on AmazonShoppers... [...]

’10 Tactics for Sticking to Your Small Business Resolutions’ – Shopify

Dayna Winter says, “Hello treadmill, it’s been a while.The resolution-crazy masses are swarming the CrossFit gyms, and kale sales are through the roof. It’s January: the official month of good intentions.Resolutions aren’t just for your thighs, though. For entrepreneurs, a new year can be just the incentive you need to give your business a refresh. What missteps did you take in 2016? What can you learn from them? Use the calendar reboot as an opportunity to start over and get things right in 2017.Statistically speaking, however, you’re going to fail. Whether your resolution is... [...]

’22 Awesome Websites with Stunning Free Stock Images’ – Shopify

Tucker Schreiber says, “I know your pain. You’re looking for free images for your website. You’ve looked far and wide for gorgeous, free images to use online, but keep running into cheesy pictures of people laughing at their salad.The good news is there are ton of different free and paid images for commercial use available online if you just know where to look.In this post, I’ve compiled the ultimate list of resources to source free images for your website. Whether you want free stock images for your blog, to download, or for commercial use—you’ll find them here”.22 Awesome... [...]

‘Examining Buyer Motivations in B2B Sales: The 4 Groups Your Customers Fall Into’ – Shopify

Casandra Campbell says, “As usual, we wrote a lot of articles in 2016. Whether you’re a new reader or you’ve been with us for a while, chances are, you’ve probably missed a few articles along the way. To make sure you get a chance to read all the best stuff, we created this list of 2016’s most popular articles.Top 10 Articles in 2016Below, you’ll find a list of handy time management apps, tips for driving more sales with Facebook and Pinterest, step-by-step advice on importing or dropshipping products from China, and much much more. Everything you need to start... [...]

‘Is Your Ecommerce Business Ready for International Sales?’ – Shopify Blog

Shopify team says, “Ecommerce sales are ramping up in the United States, with consumers doing more than half of their shopping online, according to ComScore and UPS. But the U.S. isn’t the only country seeing explosive growth in online sales; research from eMarketer predict’s that global ecommerce sales will hit $1.9 trillion this year, with double-digit growth nearing $4 trillion by 2020.Your online store gives you the ability to sell to every corner of the world where prospective customers have access to the web. However, many online merchants continue to shrug off this opportunity... [...]

‘Building a Beautiful Online Store: 15 Design Experts Share Their Tips and Advice’ – Shopify Blog

Dayna Winter says, “Think back to the last time you bought something online.Did you consciously think about the design of the site? Maybe not. If the design was doing its job, it wasn’t demanding attention. It was quietly allowing the products to shine, and helping you to make your purchase in the most seamless way possible.Now, think about the last time you left an ecommerce store frustrated, abandoning your shopping mission before even reaching the cart. I’ll bet design was top of mind that time. Bad design is obvious, leaving customers confused and irritated, and costing merchants... [...]

‘Make the Most out of Your Seasonal Success with Product Reviews’ – Shopify Blog

Marry-Rose Sutton says, “The holidays are a bustling time for many online businesses, and the period between October and early January—which is jam-packed with opportune events like Black Friday, Super Saturday, and Boxing Day—can be the savvy retailer’s most profitable season.Less auspicious is the dreaded slump that invariably follows in the holidays’ wake.Since mid-November, I’ve experienced a huge increase in sales at The Stockroom, Shopify’s own ecommerce store for entrepreneurs. While this new revenue created a lot of excitement—and an equal amount of logistical stress—I... [...]

‘New Guide: Facebook Ads for Ecommerce Entrepreneurs’ – Shopify Blog

IR team says, “Most people who use the Facebook aren’t “searching” for a product that will add more value to their lives; they’re searching for that next funny or emotional status update, a trending piece of news or information, or even just a simple distraction. For you, as an ecommerce store owner, this is your ultimate opportunity.The power of Facebook ads allows you to evoke the same emotion and curiosity that people crave when they log-in on their computer or phone—except you’ll be able to introduce who you are, and the value you can bring to their lives. In this guide,... [...]