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The world of online website building is changing fast. Once clunky and awkward to use now cloud-based eCommerce builders are super easy, intuitive and have loads of great features that you wouldn't get with a standard Content Management System (CMS). Shopify has recently started experimenting with Artificial Intelligence - chatbots and helpdesk systems as well as virtual assistants to do some of the menial work for you. Stripe is fast developing easier payment systems that integrate with every type of application. Accounting software, CRM software and SEO tools - all are making a move to being cloud-based software as a service (Saas).

There are specialist website builders springing up in the fields of tuition and learning, and soon the young guitar teacher or Michelin chef will be able to build their own website to showcase their skills. With ease.

The share prices of publicly traded companies like Shopify and Wix keep rising month on month and for a good reason - they take away all the hard coding and replace it with unprecedented ease of use.

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eCommerce Delivery Options For Your eCommerce Store
TC Tony Cooper Updated April 08, 2019
Is Offering Free Delivery The Holy Grail Of eCommerce Conversion? Which Delivery Options Are Optimal And What Should You Offer? The problem with delivery or shipping is that someone always has to pay. There is no such thing as free delivery, just as there is no free lunch. Your boss might take you out for dinner, or you might have "free pizza Fridays", but ultimately you'll pay for that in extra time donated to the front line effort. Buying loyalty with a free lunch is a battle-tested tactic! Your customer...
Cloud-based Enterprise eCommerce Platforms
TC Tony Cooper Updated January 22, 2019
Where is the line drawn between being an eCommerce retailer or an enterprise eCommerce retailer? What is “enterprise level software” and should you be using it? A crude benchmark might be that if you are achieving over £250,000 in retail sales per year, then you could be considered an enterprise-level retailer. If you were starting a new eCommerce project and you already had that level of retail business (from brick and mortar stores) then you would go for an enterprise solution from the beginning. Another benchmark and probably a more accurate guide is...
eCommerce multi channel selling
TC Tony Cooper Updated August 22, 2019

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Guide To Multi-Channel eCommerce Retailing What Is Multi-Channel eCommerce? It's not so long ago that building an eCommerce website was considered the natural extension of a traditional brick and mortar shop. How times change. In 2018 building an eCommerce store is considered just the starting point of a multi-pronged approach to selling online. As more marketplaces supplement the behemoths that are Amazon and eBay, online eCommerce retailers need to find ways of integrating their product display in many different formats. When you offer more channels through...
Shopify v EKM
TC Tony Cooper Updated September 16, 2018

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50,000+
Tel
0333 004 0333
EKM has over 50,000+ users in the UK and recently moved into new £3.5m offices to help fuel its meteoric growth. The headquarters have been custom-built and include a raft of state-of-the-art office technology, an expansive kitchen, rest-and-relaxation area, training and presentation auditorium - and a soon to be infamous slide reaching three stories. Here's why I think you should choose EKM over Shopify for your next eCommerce website: Read My Full EKM Review
Shopify v Shopwired
TC Tony Cooper Updated May 15, 2019

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7,000+
Tel
0330 111 2024
Shopify has been on a massive growth spurt for the past several years and is making inroads into the UK eCommerce market, but for UK users, is it the best choice? There are some fundamental reasons why UK users should choose Shopwired rather than Shopify to build their online business:
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