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Launching Integrately - easiest way to integrate with shopping carts and marketplaces

Today, we are launching a new product called Integrately [https://www.integrately.co] that helps businesses to integrate with any shopping carts and marketplaces in one API. At AfterShip, our teams have to integrate with many marketplaces, shopping carts and eCommerce platforms. Applications have different integration methods, documentations, data structures, and uses different programming langauges. Not only there are new apps launching every moment, and we also need to update integration ofte

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How to Choose Your Local China Fulfillment Partner

There may be a lot of things to consider if you are selling products from suppliers in China to customers around world. From determining the most convenient location of operation to the method of fulfilling your orders. Here are some tips to help you. Fulfillment Partners: Local China or near-consumer provider? Some fulfillment providers, such as Amazon FBA, tend to shorten the buyers’ waiting time by using multiple warehouses and fulfill the orders in the nearest place from the buyer. This en

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How Can You Use Packaging to Encourage Customer Loyalty?

Many in e-commerce see shipping and handling logistics as an inconvenience. SaaS companies and online education only has to interact with their customers online; they never have to make physical contact. However, in e-commerce you are likely selling a product. This adds another layer to your operations; you have to take care of shipping your product and making sure it gets to your customer in good condition. This is an opportunity, not an inconvenience. Your brand’s relationship with your c

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Growth Hacking Your eCommerce: Why Does it Matter

Five years ago, some friends located in the Valley started to elaborate on a new topic: growth hacking. Doe-eyed vertical eCommerce now look at growth hacking principles with curiosity. Thinking it will lead them to more customers, and more sales. Inevitably. Check at the graph below (from Google Trends). But what does growth hacking mean for your eCommerce? Is it a discipline, a state of mind, or both? Can growth hacking be the solution to help you grow your business? And if so, how? We'l

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How to Use AfterShip For Shopify in 5 Minutes

Table of Content. Click for direct access: 1. Install AfterShip via Shopify App Store 2. Install AfterShip via our Website 3. Video — How AfterShip Works 4. Video — How to Fulfil an Order and Add Tracking Number at Shopify? 5. How to add Tracking Page at Shopify? 6. Video — How to Insert AfterShip Track Button to my Shopify Store -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- It is easy to install AfterShip on your Shopify store. It takes less than 2 m

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5 eCommerce Trends - What Consumers Look For In 2017

The eCommerce industry has seen a massive growth in the past few years with U.S. as one of the key players in this industry. In light of the competition, it is important to be in the know in order to stay on top of the game. Thanks to the flexibility of an eCommerce and the many tools now offered over the likes of Shopify and Woocommerce, competition is quickly ramping up. Consumers are now open to more options and opportunities than ever before. So what does this mean for your business strate

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How To Make Your eCommerce Relevant For Christmas

You want your eCommerce website to be relevant. One thing you've been wondering is how to stand out from the competition. Context is king. You will buy and receive gifts for Christmas. As usual. So will your customers. And you want them to buy it from you. Holiday season starts with Black Friday and ends with Christmas. It's a huge peak for your revenue but you know that. You have to adapt your website, the way it looks, but also your approach to selling. Your relationship with your customer

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Discount Tactics That Help Maximise eCommerce Profits

This article is an extension from a previous article on the use of discounts to maximize profits. In it, we examine the advantages and concerns of discounting and address the areas to look out for when considering to do so. It’s a light read, and I highly recommend that you take a look at part one before continuing on as it will give you a better overview and mindset as we begin to examine the different strategies: [Pros & Cons of Discounts: Is Discounting Right for Your Business?]( https://bl

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6 Retail Brands That Nail Social Media Marketing Ideas for Christmas Holidays

Christmas is a great time to engage with clients. But this is also when competition for attention is the fiercest. To help you get into the best form this Christmas we revisited 6 brands that nailed it in past holiday seasons. As a company, you want to maximize awareness for your brand. Keeping your brand relevant and at the tips of everyone's tongue. When done right, social media can help build traction and drive up your sales. Ted Baker - #TedsElfie People are naturally inquisitive. Integra

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Pros & Cons of Discounts: Is Discounting Right for Your Online Stores?

It’s Black Friday! And with Cyber Monday just around the corner, we know a lot of you may be on the fence about whether or not to jump on the bandwagon of discounting. Did you know that compared to non-holiday months, November and December earn 30% more eCommerce revenue? But there are pitfalls. I’m sure you’ve seen businesses that are constantly on a discount. After some time, the bright letters “SALE” and “50% Off” start to lose its effect. Of course you wouldn’t want to cheapen your brand b