Writing for The Web: 10 Rules

by , 14.01.09

In contrast to printed text, websites are not read, they are "scanned" because reading on a monitor is tiring and the huge offering of similar sites leads to impatience. For this reason, websites and online shops need to supply content that can be quickly understood. We have put together a list of 10 golden rules you should follow.

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More Structure in The Product Range: It's Easy with ePages

by Anja Römisch, 07.01.09

76 different items of clothing in up to 7 colours, designs and sizes. With zippers, buttons or ties. In cotton, acrylic or corduroy. A dizzying prospect when you consider that shop visitors should ideally be only two clicks away from their desired product. We'll show you how to best structure your offer in the ePages online shop.

 

 

 



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Cloud Computing – Performance on Demand

by , 10.12.08

During the holiday season especially, many shop operators are worried whether their shop will be able to handle the expected stampede of visitors. At peak times, the systems have to process many more customers than usual. In the worst case, the shops become so slow that customers leave and go to other vendors. In the past, online merchants had to provide for additional hardware for ensuring reserve power to handle these situations. However, today, the cost factor can be calculated much more accurately since computing power can be added quite easily "on the fly". This trend is called "Cloud Computing" - managing data and applications on the Internet instead of keeping these on own servers. Besides demand-driven performance, data security and data availability are clear advantages of the concept. ePages already relies on Cloud Computing.

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Online Shops and Business Websites with ePages 6

by Anja Römisch, 27.11.08

On October 1, 2008 we raised the curtain for the debut of ePages 6. The new product version not only allows you to sell your products online, you can now even offer services for booking online as well. We've added a lot of fresh new features that will make your life much easier. Read for yourself what drag & drop, scheduling and booking functions, blogs, forums and RSS feed modules are all about…



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12 Tips For Corporate Blogs

by , 27.11.08

In the "Social Media Optimisation I - Corporate Blogs" entry, we have already done the heavy lifting for the utilisation of corporate blogs. A survey by the German Online-Marketing Blog found that corporate blogs are often not regarded as authentic or believable. From the reasons listed for this, we can derive 12 suggestions for making company blogs more successful.

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Running Promotional Campaigns with ePages

by , 21.11.08

Price discounts on certain products, on all products for certain customer groups, on the entire shopping basket for all customers, for the purchase of two items instead of one, on products that exceed a certain shopping basket value – with ePages, your options for creating shopping attractions through discounts are more than versatile. We’ll tell you how to support them.

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5 x Shop: Inspiration for Your Online Shop

by , 13.11.08

Sometimes the inspiration that makes an idea a reality is hard to find. If you are currently playing with the idea of giving your shop a slight makeover or are wrestling with its design, then let the online shops below be a source of inspiration and a feast for your eyes. From now on, we'd like to reawaken your creativity and inspire with 5 regularly occurring, beautiful examples of online shops all based on ePages.

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Too Old for Online Shopping

by , 31.10.08

An article on emarketer.com shows that Internet usage by people over 62 is increasing dramatically and that especially online shopping is becoming more and more popular for them. So far, however, e-commerce has been staying away from the age bracket.

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Create Images for Your Shop and Website

by Anja Römisch, 25.06.08

"A picture is worth a thousand words.” Has anyone not encountered this saying? But what does it mean for you? If you want to offer products or services, then you must not underestimate the importance of product descriptions – and that goes double for the visual presentation of your products and services. Appealing and persuasive images are an absolute must. This is how it works with ePages…

 

 



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More Newsletter Subscribers

by Mario Rieß, 23.06.08

Bring it to your customers’ attention that they can subscribe to your newsletter. After all, regularly addressing them via e-mail is undoubtedly one of your most effective marketing tools.

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