UglyChristmasSweater.com is a family-owned holiday clothing company based in Walled Lake, Michigan. Founded in 2012, they’ve made big business out of selling Christmas sweaters that are loud, over-the-top, and generally hilarious. In the years since the company was founded, ugly Christmas sweaters have gone viral. Part holiday cheer, part tongue-in-cheek humor, UglyChristmasSweater.com has been at the… […]
We all use eCommerce Reviews I don’t know about you but when I visit Amazon and look at a product, one of the first things I do is scroll down to the reviews. And I’m not going there to read the great reviews. No, instead, what I’m doing is reading the negative reviews. I’m asking […]
Today we announced a new Managed WooCommerce Plan for new stores! I can’t tell you how many people just about lost their mind when we launched our initial plans for Managed WooCommerce Hosting. After all, our initial price was $250 a month. That’s a lot of money. But you know who didn’t complain? Store Owners. […]
They say necessity is the mother of invention. For Dutch entrepreneur Marien Klootwijk, this rings true: In 2012 he needed to replace an expensive pair of sunglasses, was disappointed with the selection within his price range available in The Netherlands, and was inspired to launch Mariener Eyewear. From clear vision to competitive company Even in the beginning, […]
WooCommerce and WordPress are both free, open source software. While this can represent considerable savings, when it comes to WooCommerce pricing, there are still some costs involved in launching a new store. One of the reasons many people choose WooCommerce is because, like the software itself, costs are customizable — you have a lot more control over […]
WooCommerce is, of course, a WordPress plugin but, like almost any form of e-commerce, a WooCommerce site requires far more resources than a regular WordPress content site. We explain why that is, and how the subsequent poor performance and errors are far more damaging to an online store.
When shoot day arrives, there are a few steps you need to keep in mind when it comes to styling, lighting, and camera settings. Styling and backdrop Traditional product images are shot with a seamless white or neutral backdrop. This simplifies the editing process and gives the product a clean and focused appearance. If you aren’t […]
Have you ever found yourself browsing an online store because a beautiful image showed up in your Twitter feed? Welcome to the power of eCommerce product photography! If you’re launching a WooCommerce store, photos are one of your most impactful sales tools. Good eCommerce photography attracts the right customers, tells a story, and lifts the […]
Neil Whippey and Shami Radia, the founders of Eat Grub, are on a mission to “change the way the West eats”. With their successful eCommerce business, this London-based duo is promoting insects as a sustainable and nutritious source of food – one delicious snack at a time. Hatching a Plan A few years ago, Shami […]
Follow these eight bulletproof tips to increase your WooCommerce store sales and pound your pathetic, stunned competitors into the dust.