Posts Tagged ‘woocommerce’

WPAZ WooCommerce Meetup: March/April Wrap

We had some pretty awesome WooCommerce Meetups for March & April! March We had a brand new speaker present. Parker Mathewson, the founder of The Rite Sites, graced us with his expertise on The Problems and Opportunities of Migrating to WooCommerce. After his talk, Parker was accommodating in answering plenty of developer-related questions about migrating…

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How to Set Up a New WooCommerce Store

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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WooCommerce WPAZ Meetup: November Wrap

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Last month we hosted our final WooCommerce Meetup of the 2018 year. Scott DeLuzio and Kevin Marshall ended the year with two excellent talks. Scott’s talk was on Setting up a Recurring Billing Business. You can view his slides here. Kevin brought down the house with his talk on How to Setup the 5 Most…

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Using WooCommerce for Wholesale eCommerce Sites

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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Email Automation for WooCommerce

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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Re-Platforming to WooCommerce

Here at Mode Effect, we get a lot of inquiries from eCommerce site owners who have outgrown the one-size-fits-all platform they entered early in their online commerce ventures.   These folks have often outgrown their first platform and want their websites to help them compete more effectively in the virtual marketplace. They want to offer…

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Holiday eCommerce Security: Is Your Store Ready for the Hacking Season?

Being a good custodian of your customers’ data is a basic part of running any successful online storefront. Unfortunately, the holidays are a particularly risky time of year for eCommerce security. With all the credit and debit card numbers traveling to and fro, hackers have a smorgasbord of opportunities for data theft. Large retailers like Neiman…

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eCommerce Fraud Prevention for Sporting Goods Stores

If you think you don’t need to worry about security because your eCommerce site is a small one, you should know that most hackers don’t think about size. It’s true that the most ambitious hackers go after larger sites like eBay, Target or Yahoo!, all of which have experienced customer database breaches in recent years.…

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Is UX killing conversions on your eCommerce store?

A user’s experience on your ecommerce website will have a strong impact on how long they stay on your site, how much they navigate through it, and if they make a purchase while visiting. When it comes to conversions, your user experience is critical. So, let’s dive in and look at four key areas of…

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The Most Trusted WooCommerce Extensions to Run Your Ecommerce Store

The WooCommerce plugin is fast becoming one of WordPress’ most popular tools. It powers 2.3 million online stores according to the Internet analytics firm BuiltWith.   WooCommerce has its own ecosystem supported by eCommerce plugins (called extensions) that go beyond its own tools to provide additional support for functions like checkout, payment, shipping, and marketing…

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