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8 Great Features of 3dcart’s Version 8 Release

Late this summer, 3dcart started rolling out the anticipated upgrade to their SaaS ecommerce platform, version 8. In this major release, 3dcart has added many new features as well as updated key areas of the platform that will excite you if you’re already on the platform and entice you if […]

How Changing One Word on a Product Page Increased Sales by 85.7%

For those of you I have spoken with the past 8-9 years, you know I am consistent with my beliefs on how to improve your store and grow sales. My team can repeat verbatim my philosophy on how to convert more of the right customers. One of the mantras I […]

How Volusion Mobile Ruins Your Google Analytics Data

This post is part of a series about the recently updated Volusion Enhanced Mobile Ecommerce. The first post in the series is Volusion Serves Up a Turkey with Enhanced Mobile Ecommerce. Mobile, mobile, mobile… we all know it’s about mobile devices and traffic. It is a trend that will continue […]

How to Install Google +1 on Volusion Ecommerce Stores

Today, Google has officially released the Google +1 for websites.  Previously it was only available for Google’s SERPs (search engine result pages).  In today’s article we’ll show you how to install it on your Volusion store. Google +1 – What Is It? Google’s “+1” is their answer to Facebook’s Like […]

Volusion Adds YouTube Integration

If you’re on version 11 of Volusion you may have noticed a new feature on your product admin pages: support for YouTube videos.  Although adding a YouTube video was never really difficult this new feature makes it very easy for the beginner to add it to their product pages. Uploading […]

Track Page Speed in Volusion Ecommerce with Google Analytics

As a Volusion consulting firm we continually get asked about their performance and quality of hosting.  If you’ve been around Volusion enough (or any ecommerce platform such as 3dCart, Big Commerce, etc.) the topic of site speed eventually comes up.  When Google announced that page speed is a factor in […]

How to Create a FTP Account in Volusion

Need FTP access to your Volusion ecommerce store?  Follow our quick tutorial on setting up a FTP account to get the backstage access you require. Why Do I Need FTP Access? For many Volusion store owners you may never need FTP access but there are many reasons why you might: […]

How to Setup Automatic Drop Ship POs in Volusion

Follow These Configuration Steps for a Seamless Purchase Order Process If you’re like most businesses today you have a relationship with one or more manufacturers.  Any in many cases you don’t even carry an inventory but simply have a factory-direct relationship which allows them to ship directly to your customer.  […]

Get Your Volusion Store Ready for the Holidays

Follow These Google Webmaster Tips to Ensure Holiday Traffic Finds You Hard to believe we’re weeks away from the holiday rush, isn’t it?  For many retailers and business owners, the majority of your revenue is won or lost over the next 2 ½ months.  Is your Volusion ecommerce store ready?  […]

Starbucks iPhone Applications

Addicted to Starbucks and your iPhone?  Then these two applications are mandatory installations. Starbucks Mobile Card Application New from Starbucks is the Mobile Card application that will allow you to: Check your Starbucks card balance Reload your card View your transaction history Pay with your card by using your iPhone […]