1. Tickera.com Many of us have an inclination for organizing conferences and all sort of events, which in many cases are accessible to the public just by buying a ticket. Good news, these tickets can be easily sold on your website and delivered to your buyers digitally, by using the Tickera plugin. It helps…
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Point of sale systems have been around for several years now. However, times have changed. Faster Internet speeds and innovative new systems make it that much easier for retailers to bill products and complete sales. In the last few years, additional features have completely changed the basic POS system. If you have just purchased a new system or are planning to upgrade your existing POS system, here are a few things you should know about new systems on the market.
When you are running a business, the most important thing that you can focus on is the experience your customers have while purchasing your products and services. With smartphones and tablets becoming a more popular way for sales transactions to take place, it is important that your mobile website is just as easy to use and navigate as your traditional site. Your customers should view your mobile website as an open book, making it very easy for them to find out whatever they need to know before and even after a purchase has been made. If your website currently doesn’t meet this standard, there is no need to panic. You can achieve this goal by checking to make sure that five core elements are in place and easy to find within your site.
As is the case with any sales environment, traditional or online, you need to make it as easy as possible for customers to get from Point A to Point Z in a relatively short period of time. Spending too much time at any point in the shopping process can easily lead to a decrease of interest and an increase in the chances of abandonment. Making sure that your call-to-action buttons, such as “Add to Cart” and “Checkout,” are easy to find plays a much bigger role in achieving this goal than you might realize.
The tech industry has grown over the past few years thanks to the Internet. Now companies can setup eCommerce websites that showcase their products and market their brand in just a single day. Setting up your own tech site online poses its own set of unique challenges, especially when it comes to design. There are a few things you can do to influence the success of your eCommerce store though, making you stand out in the highly competitive tech industry.
Even though your tech customers might be savvy when it comes to the Internet, no one has the patience to navigate a difficult site. The first concern of all online shoppers — regardless of industry — is how quickly they can buy a product and get back to their lives. It’s imperative that the navigation on your site be simple and effective. Customers should be able to go from page-to-page, search for products, and locate the checkout feature easily. Navigation is automatically integrated into the website template you select, so review that template, and see how the navigation operates before you add it to your site.
Effective Design That Doesn’t Overpower
The purpose of your tech eCommerce site is to sell your products. You need a template that showcases those products effectively, but also doesn’t overpower them. You don’t need an extravagant design, especially in the tech industry. Clean lines, simple layouts, and neutral colors are best for tech products. If you find that your products are competing for attention alongside your website template, it might be time to upgrade to a different version.
Just a quick reminder: Registration on LearnWebDevelopment.com’s WordPress Bootcamp is ending this week – January 2, 2014 at midnight. If you want to learn WordPress – and create your first website in just a few days – this is the bootcamp for you! You’ll learn how to build a fully-functioning website using WordPress faster than…
You’ve probably heard me mention the folks at LearnWebDevelopment.com in past blog posts. They’ve let me know that they’re going to be hosting a free live online training class, and I wanted to give you all the details. The class is titled The Five Stages of a Web Design Business, and it will cover a…
If I haven’t introduced you to LearnWebDevelopment.com’s WordPress Bootcamp yet, I would like to today. Here’s what you get: – 42 complete WordPress training videos that you can download and watch again and again. – Two live sessions with our WordPress experts to better understand what you’re learning and ask any questions you might have….
One of the most popular websites for finding WordPress themes is definitely ThemeForest. It’s easy to see why, too, with thousands of themes available for so many different industries and purposes. Just as with other WordPress theme sites, you do run the risk of purchasing a poorly designed theme, even with competition. Thankfully with reviews, comments, and feedback, you can usually tell if a theme is the right one for your project.
The only downside is that searching for a top-notch, easy to use theme can take time…lots of time. So in response to this problem is a list below of 30 of the best WordPress themes by ThemeForest. All are top-rated themes that came with excellent reviews. They are also themes that come with excellent support. All are themes that have been either created this year or recently updated. So take a look and see if any work for your upcoming projects. And if you still can’t find what you need, you may want to check out Best Responsive WordPress Themes or 30 Creative WordPress Themes.
You know I always like to brag on my friends… LearnWebDevelopment.com is celebrating their 10th Anniversary of training Successful Web Designers. They’ll train you on WordPress and marketing your business. They also offer support so you’re never alone in building your web design business. Everyone is invited to the celebration. To make the party even…