Online Shopping Carts

If you have an eCommerce site one of the most important, and most difficult, decisions you’ll make is what shopping cart solution to use.  If you have a WordPress site WooCommerce is a popular choice. But what if your site isn’t built with WordPress or what if you don’t wantRead More →

A few weeks ago I received an email from a customer named Travis.  He’s got an online store powered by the WooCommerce plugin.  The store has been up and running for months.  However Travis recently had a problem adding product categories to the store’s custom menu. WordPress Custom Menus and WooCommerce IfRead More →

Shopping Cart

I’ve done a lot of work with 1ShoppingCart.com over the years.  They have great technical support.  I love their newsletter system.  In general, the 1ShoppingCart.com cart works great. Did you notice the “in general”? 1ShoppingCart.com is doing something that has me pulling my hair.  It’s their mobile buy flow.  ForRead More →

Periodically studies come out about shopping cart abandonment.  Shopping cart abandonment is when people start to buy from an online store and then leave the site before they complete the checkout process. The percentage of customers that abandon their carts during the buy process was calculated to be 63.83% byRead More →

Last week I did an emergency website fix for a new customer.  I hadn’t built the site and wasn’t familiar with its functionality.  As I worked on their payment page, I realized what I was looking at.  The page collected credit card information and then emailed the credit card detailsRead More →

Recently Darren at ProBlogger posted a video about making money online.  What’s the biggest secret about making money online?  The really big secret is that there is no secret.  Love what you do.  Try and provide value to your readers.  Take a long term approach.   As someone with multipleRead More →

I’ve written about CafePress shops before.  They’re fairly easy to set up and it’s one way that website owners can make money online.  The CafePress interface allows you to make a wide variety of products.  There are t-shirts, greeting cards, water bottles, Thermos containers and even thongs.  Too much information? Read More →

I hope you all have a lovely Thanksgiving!  In between the turkey and the football games I also hope you have time to enjoy these five articles: 12 Top Online Entrepreneurs Share How Hard They Work –  We’ve all seen get rich schemes for making money online.  “Work just oneRead More →

Darren Rows, of ProBlogger, has written three articles dealing with making money online using the Amazon.com Associates Program.  Some of Darren’s tips deal specifically with the Amazon program.  However most of the advice in this series applies to anyone trying to make money online. 11 Lessons I Learned Earning $119,725.45Read More →