Ecommerce continues to grow across the world, and there’s no sign that it will slow down anytime soon. It can be very tempting to start to move your sales process online, especially in an era of social distancing and increased online browsing.

But it’s not as simple as you might think. Your website needs to be built correctly for it. There are offline processes that you have to create. And you need to understand tax laws (and I can’t really help you out there).

These posts will walk you through those steps for your website. So that by the end you’ll have the confidence to get your store online.

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Hooking up your ecommerce store to Google Analytics

Digital Marketing, Ecommerce

Getting Google Analytics set up for your website is great. But if you run an ecommerce website, did you know that you can also track your ecommerce stats? Here's how you can do it and why you should set it up today.

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Best e-commerce plugins for WordPress

Ecommerce, Small Business, WordPress

You've decided you want to add an e-commerce section to your website this year. But there are so many options out there. Here are the plugins I suggest for online selling.

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What is the store page?

Ecommerce, Small Business, Web Design, Web Development

The online store is where you begin to turn lookers into paying customers. So how do you make a good store page for your website?

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Why cheap web hosting isn’t going to help your online store

Ecommerce, Small Business, Website Hosting

It can be very tempting to want to sign up for that cheap, $5 a month web hosting service. But you get what you pay for. And if you’re running an online store or a website where you receive the majority of you leads, you really should consider paying for premium hosting.

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Requirements for a solid ecommerce store

Ecommerce, Small Business, Web Development

So you want to build an ecommerce store for your small business, but you don't quite know where to begin. That's perfectly fine. Here are some requirements for online selling that will set you down the right path.

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A look at some of the top Gutenberg themes

Ecommerce, Gutenberg, Small Business, Web Design, Website Planning

It's been almost a year since the Gutenberg editor was rolled into WordPress core. And there are a number of themes that are designed and built with it in mind. So let's take a look at some of the top ones.

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Best ecommerce themes on ThemeForest

Ecommerce, Small Business, WordPress

ThemeForest is one of the biggest places to buy a theme for your website. I'm not the biggest fan of the themes there just because of code quality, but there are some really good ecommerce themes there. Here's a look at a few of them.