Category: ePages & e-commerce
For online retailers, summer tends to be a quiet period - customers are usually thinking about everything else other than spending their time on the Internet. However, September is approaching fast and with it, many seasonal promotions will pop up throughout the last quarter of the year: back-to-school, Halloween and Christmas, for example. So instead of trying hard to maintain your sales and invest all your efforts in summer promotions, benefit from the slow August to look ahead, review your shop and plan for the upcoming seasons. Here are a couple of things you can do to get yourself prepared for the last and most intense shopping quarter of the year:
With the app Validation.com, merchants selling online with ePages Now can easily confirm the identity of customers - for example, for age verification purposes, or when additional proof of identity may be required.
Over the past few months, several new features have been added to our shop software ePages Now. In this article, we will introduce you to the most helpful of these.
With ePages, creating a shop is easy and requires no previous technical knowledge. However, the many options present merchants with the question of which steps should be completed before the shop is opened. ePages offers many features such as the connection of product portals, the creation of coupons or the use of apps to increase sales, but these are not mandatory. We have therefore compiled all the necessary steps in this checklist - from the selection of the design theme to product creation and the final shop test.
The European Court of Justice has recently announced that website operators must actively seek the consent of their visitors for the use of technically non-essential cookies. Starting in early February, an update will be introduced for ePages partners, which will bring changes for all ePages Now shops. Merchants who have entered their own cookie notice text in their shop and wish to maintain it need to take action now.
Dates such as Black Friday or Cyber Monday are now in the mind of everybody. Understanding the significance of these days is imperative in best utilising the pre-holiday period to boost your online sales. What are these dates and how can you prepare for their arrival?
For online merchants, a good search function is essential. When customers visit your shop, the first thing many of them do is enter a search term rather than clicking through categories or following links.
In the ePages App Store merchants can find a wide variety of apps that cater to different needs. By installing an app, merchants can extend the functionality of their shop with useful features that give them new possibilities to increase their revenues. In this article, we feature 5 of the best apps available for ePages Now.
With Amazon Pay, the customers of your online shop can pay with their existing Amazon account. Now Amazon has launched a spring promotion for merchants based in the United Kingdom that allows them to pay no fees for three months.
You just started your own ePages online shop or are thinking about becoming an online merchant? In a new series of videos we show you the first steps of working with your shop software.