The Holiday Rush is Over – 9 Tips to make this year better than the last one
Keep the momentum going into the new year! Learn tips on how to keep making sales and growing your ecommerce business even after the holiday rush is over.by Erika
Fraud Prevention Best Practices – Address Verification Service
This post is contributed by Collin Haberl, who works in business development for Litle & Co., a Vantiv company, where he introduces shopping cart providers, nonprofit donation platforms, and ticketing platforms to Litle’s automated onboarding API. Litle powers payment processing for companies that sell direct to consumers and is a leading authority in card-not-present (CNP) […]by Guest Poster
Want to be in Holiday Gift Guides? Start Pitching Now!
This post is contributed by Margie Zable Fisher, president of Zable Fisher Public Relations, which specializes in e-commerce and product P.R. and publicity. Her company offers free publicity opportunities and tips here. Did you know that just one publicity placement can lead to hundreds of thousands of dollars of sales? A couple of years ago, one […]by Guest Poster
3 Tips for Sales Tax and Shipping
This guest post was written by Mark Faggiano, Founder of TaxJar, an online tool that helps make sales tax easier for online sellers. Ask any online seller and they’ll tell you that seemingly nothing about sales tax is easy. Collecting, filing, and staying informed of rate and law changes are all challenging. Shipping as it […]by Guest Poster
3 Ways You Can Quit Losing Sales to Stock-Outs
This post was contributed by Stitch Labs, the must-have inventory management suite for small businesses. Stitch integrates in real-time with ShipStation, eBay, Amazon, Shopify, BigCommerce, Etsy, and more. The surest way to lose potential sales is to be out-of-stock. Not only do you lose the sale on that item, but also you risk losing sales […]by Guest Poster
The 4 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make with your Checkout
How long does it take for your customers to go through your checkout process? Think about the last time you went through the process at a new site. Did you get frustrated? Did you actually complete the purchase, end up purchasing it at a familiar vendor, or abandon the purchase completely? If you went through […]by Erika
Excel is Actually Really, Really Cool
I’m a computer kid. As I could get my hands on the machines, I did. And I learned things. I was one of those kids who eventually taught their parents how to use computers even though they were both in IT (my mother actually teaches “computers”) because I couldn’t put the damn things down. And […]by Erika
Manipulate your Reports with Excel’s PivotTables!
In ShipStation, we give you the ability to export your data into CSVs, a format that can be read by a number of different programs, but most notably, Microsoft Excel. Some of you may have heard of a feature in Excel called PivotTables. Simply put, PivotTables are awesome. Yes, they are a little difficult to […]by Erika