Category: Online shop & ecommerce

Commerce Summit 2017 reveals the mega-trends and technologies set to make or break SMB retail

Over 400 attendees enjoyed a deep dive into SMB ecommerce at the Commerce Summit in Hamburg. Global experts covered topics including cognitive digital business, micro-services, cross border ecommerce, psychology of pricing, fraud management, AI and machine-learning.

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Help us share your ecommerce success story

ePages is proud to share in the success of many thousands of merchants worldwide. We know the importance of publishing your experiences and advice. As a result, we are looking for case study merchants all over Europe and the USA, to show-case to national media and for use in social media and marketing campaigns.

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ePages participates in WorldHostingDays and HostingCon trade shows

In recent days, ePages was a prominent exhibitor and speaker at important global events for the hosting and cloud industries.  With products and collaborations moving rapidly across the industry, ePages remains at the heart of it.

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Commerce Summit 2017 – Call for papers

The forthcoming Commerce Summit 2017 in Hamburg, hosted by ePages, is set to be one of the most hotly anticipated ecommerce events in Europe this year.  A community of world leading experts across many disciplines will gather together with online retailers large and small, to share the most cutting edge and disruptive trends, techniques, technologies and news in the commerce space.

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Checklist for more visibility on the net

Just like with brick-and-mortar retail, the requirement for strong sales in ecommerce is that an adequate number of customers find their way to your store and enter it. In this article, Ines Maione from clickworker provides helpful tips for this.

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How delivery and return options affect the decision to buy

This year’s “MetaPack Consumer Research Report” investigated the role played by delivery in ecommerce and what merchants can do to fulfil their customers’ expectations. The report is based on an online survey of 3,589 consumers in the US, the UK, France, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands and Italy. Read more

Building trust in your shop with your “About us” page

In conjunction with detailed product descriptions and high-quality images, an effective “About us” page can provide users with important information as they decide whether to buy from your online shop. This article describes how to create a personal page of this type and thereby gain the confidence of your customers. Read more

Need hosting advice you can trust? Check out HostingAdvice.com

Last month, we had the pleasure of meeting HostingAdvice.com at HostingCon in New Orleans.  The team, based in Florida, have long been regarded as an expert source of buying advice for anyone needing a web hosting or cloud related solution.  Their staff attend product launches and industry expos worldwide in order to bring their audience news on the latest innovations.

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ePages and Sage offer fully synchronised accounting for UK online stores

ePages has just signed a global deal with Sage, the market leader in cloud accounting software, to offer fully sychronised online orders and accounting processes for ePages merchants.  As a first phase, UK online shop owners can now benefit from greater digitalisation and efficiency by using ePages and Sage One software combined for their retail business.

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7 best practices for high converting e-commerce sales promotions

Grant Thomas from Justuno gives insight on how to make the most out of your online store promotions.

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4 reasons to use e-commerce promotions to convert traffic and sales

In this guest article, Grant Thomas from Justuno explains to you the advantages you get from running promotions in your shop.

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SaaS or Open Source? Discover the differences between the two main e-commerce solutions

SaaS (Software as a service) or Open Source? Installable or hosted in the cloud? If you have been in the e-commerce world for a while, you are probably familiar with these concepts, but … do you really know what they mean or what their differences are from one another? If, however, you are considering opening an online shop and have not decided yet which system suits you most, knowing the differences between SaaS and Open Source solutions will help you understand what is most convenient for your business idea.

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