Tag archive for: ecommerce



Online merchants in the EU will have to comply with certain rules concerning shipping to other European countries in the future. We’ll guide you through the changes below.
Next week we welcome you to join the Commerce Summit in Hamburg, Germany. Our international event is shaping-up to become Europe’s leading small business ecommerce conference. Tickets are limited, but some are still available.
Ever wondered why some companies are worth so much and others so little when on the surface they all sell the same things? Well, it’s because some simply sell products and others package their products in meaning; they sell a lifee, an experience or a philosophy.
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.
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.
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.
One of the biggest benefits of social media is that it’s free. This is true from a monetary perspective, but often what it doesn’t cost you in money it will cost you in time. What I mean is; if you really want to achieve success on social media with unpaid (organic) content alone, you’ll need to share relevant updates on a regular and consistent basis.
Products such as books or CDs can be sold using any online shop software, but what about digital products like eBooks or MP3s? With ePages it's easy to sell these products too.
Your shop software enables you to offer your customers a very wide range of delivery methods. But how do you make the right selection? And what else should you think about when it comes to delivering your products? In our interview, e-commerce expert Dietmar Hölscher of MCC Shop and Gourmetstern.de offers some invaluable tips.
Social networks like Twitter and Facebook are increasingly influencing your customers' purchasing habits. Consumers enjoy referring to products and their latest purchases. Take advantage of this. In this post, we'll offer you some tips to help you direct visitors from social networks to your online shop, acquire new customers and establish a loyal customer base.