Custom solutions and custom development for WooCommerce comes with both blessings and curses. Before we dive into the difference, let’s define what a custom WooCommerce solution is: Anywhere on a website where custom code has been written in place of downloading or purchasing software to achieve a desired function is technically a custom solution. Custom…

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One of the reasons eCommerce businesses turn to WooCommerce is because it is widely recognized as “scalable,” meaning functions can expand alongside the business. Of course, as Chris Lema pointed out earlier this year, “scaling” is relative to what a business uses to measure success. And within a business different people will have different opinions…

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If you run an eCommerce business, you know that fast, secure shipping is an essential part of each sale and can make or break a loyal customer.  eCommerce customers expect orders to process quickly and accurately, can be traced, and are easy to return via mail if necessary. The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has sent more…

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Using WooCommerce conversion tracking plugin

As an eCommerce seller, you rely on tracking your customers’ shopping habits to know the best-sellers, how well coupons are performing, what items resonate among customers in certain demographics and so on.    Most of all, you’re interested in what drives your repeat customers to keep coming back and replicating that success across the board.…

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Here at Mode Effect, we’re team WooCommerce, but we can’t deny that not every store is the best fit to start or continue their journey on any particular eCommerce platform.  So it’s always good to be educated on any particular platform you are considering for your online store.  So here is an overview of WooCommerce…

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This post was originally posted at WooCommerce.com as a 5-part boot camp series for store owners considering using WooCommerce. If you are starting from scratch, head to WooCommerce.com/start to get a basic site in place. If you already have a self-hosted WordPress site or a WordPress.com site with a Business plan, head to the Plugins section of your…

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E-commerce has been incredibly successful for retail or business to consumer (B2C) sales. Online holiday shopping continued to grow last year, hitting an all-time high of $108 billion according to CNBC, nearly 15% higher than 2016 statistics. Outside the holidays, more people than ever continue to shop online for everything from clothing to groceries. Forty-three…

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We spend too much time as store owners using multiple tools with our marketing efforts — jumping from one platform to another. So slow down. Focus and figure out the source of your time-suck and let your website automation do the work for you.   Do any of these tasks sound familiar – and have…

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