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26
Oct

eCommerce on WordPress? Yes, I said WordPress

Here at Turboecart my job includes training customers on their new web application and helping them make it through the set up and configuration of that website. Sometimes this can go very easily if the customer is technically minded and has some experience working with eCommerce software. Because their brains are already wired ‘the right way’ they can quickly [...]

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09
Oct

Your eCommerce Tools – How Well Are You Utilizing Them?

Regardless of the eCommerce platform you are on, you have access to powerful functionality that can really help your business not only get more visibility, track what customers are doing, etc., but in the end sell more. Be honest with yourself here. You KNOW there is “stuff” your store does, but you do not want to take [...]

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10
Sep

GoDaddy Attacked – Did Your Website Suffer?

If you use GoDaddy.com as your domain name provider, meaning if you purchased your URL from GoDaddy.com your website was down for some period of time today. The short version is they were Attacked. “This is yet another example of how anyone with an agenda can take down large portions of the Internet with really [...]

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04
Sep

Quality Descriptions Put Money in Your Pocket

Whatever your products or industry, if you do not have original, well-written and engaging product descriptions you are loosing money. This is an eCommerce fact that has been proven time and again; however if you need more proof think about your search behavior. When you are searching for something you do a lot of searching [...]

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09
Aug

Magento Tip: Set Your Holiday Prices NOW!

In the world of eCommerce, Christmas is NOW! The level of success your business will experience is absolutely dependent upon the work you put in now. This means that if you are not already planning and executing your Holiday Marketing Plan, then you are BEHIND! As far as Marketing, Ads, and all that creative work I [...]

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02
Aug

WordPress Tips: 7 Steps to Increase SEO Success

In the last few months we have had a lot of new WordPress customers come on board, and this is excellent. So many people believe if they are not selling widgets that they do NOT need a website. This is absolutely false. EVERY business and almost every person needs some online tool to communicate with [...]

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24
Jul

Web Management Details: Where Dollars and The Devil Both Live

We have ALL heard the old expression the Devil is in the Details. This is absolutely true, as anyone that has ever done, well, ANYTHING will surely know. However in the world of eCommerce, there are DOLLARS hiding in those details as well. One of the biggest areas where you can begin to extract some of these [...]

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12
Jul

Image Management: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words . . . and Dollars!

Let’s face it – we as a society are nearly completely driven by the visual. With all the media we are exposed to every day, we are drawn to the ‘pretty picture’ long before we ever get to the written message. This is absolutely true in Social Media and eCommerce! We do a lot of [...]

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28
Jun

Website Management: How do You Eat an Elephant?

“How do you eat an elephant?” This joke has been heavily in my mind recently after working with a customer that was feeling terribly overwhelmed with the setup, configuration, on-going management and maintenance of his online business. She felt there was so much to do she would never get it all done before she would [...]

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31
May

Website Management: When Setting Up Your Website, Remember to K.I.S.S.

Working with new customers is always fun for me. They are always so excited about the process, seeing their new design for the first time, and getting to begin to actually create this vision they have had in their head for weeks, months, or even years. Every one wants their website to be ‘special’ and [...]

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