Sending a sales follow up email is important because completing a sale is not (or at least should not be) the end of your relationship with your customer. One of the hardest things to do when selling a product or service is acquiring a customer. Once you have that customer it is a great idea to get to know them and continue to offer help and support for the product they just bought from you. If you are running your online business with WordPress, Cart66 provides the tools you need to stay connected with your customers.
Cart66 is a great WordPress magazine plugin. It gives you all of the tools you need to publish your own digital magazine. You can even sell physical magazine subscriptions with Cart66 too. Enjoy features including content restriction, subscription billing for your online magazine, and subscriptions billing for your physical magazine. You can even sell multiple different levels of access to your content. Here is a demonstration of some of the features Cart66 offers for publishing your digital magazine.
Sometimes you want to share a Buy Now link that takes a customer directly to the checkout page with the product ready to be purchase – bypassing the view cart page. These are great for sharing in emails, newsletters, Facebook, Twitter, etc. Here’s a quick demonstration of how it works.
We’ve already looked at how to create a product page with an Add To Cart button. But suppose you want to place an Add To Cart button on any other page or blog post on your WordPress website. Here is a quick demonstration to show you how easy it is to put an Add To Cart button anywhere on your WordPress site.
An add to cart button is easy to create with Cart66 Cloud. With Cart66 Cloud you don’t have to worry about issues like PCI compliance and credit card security. The only things you need to think about are how much you want to charge and what you want to say about your product. All the other details like PCI compliance, credit card security, and payment gateway compatibility are all taken care of for you. Here is how easy it is to create a add to cart button sell your products with WordPress and Cart66 Cloud.
On the 1st of January 2015, the VAT place of supply rules changed. This has huge consequences to all businesses that sell digital products to other countries within the EC. The change in law is being introduced to close a tax loophole that currently enables multinational web giants like Amazon, Google and Apple to charge lower rates of sales tax by basing operations in European countries such as Luxembourg, where rates are among the lowest in the European Union.
Consumers living in the EU must now pay VAT on digital goods at the rate applicable in their own country. This rule applies regardless of where the seller is located. That means if you are selling digital goods to customers in the EU, you should charge VAT based on your customers’ locations. It’s your responsibility to make sure that you comply fully with tax laws wherever your business operates. It’s very important that you familiarize yourself with EU VAT rules as they apply to you. Read more
Yesterday (December 1st, 2014) there was a massive DDOS attack on DNSimple, our DNS provider, which resulted in our servers, as well as many others, being inaccessible at various times throughout the afternoon. Throughout the attack DNSimple was posting system status messages with information about how they were handling the attack.
If you are going to run an online store, you have to have a good web host. There are several things you want to look for in a good host, and popularity is not the number one criteria. In this article we’ll look at some of the key things you want to look for in a good web host.
Its well known, that an Internet-wide security threat emerged a few days ago called the Heartbleed bug. Online security is a topic that we take very seriously. Once we learned about this issue we addressed it immediately and we’ve compiled this list of questions and answers to help you understand the Heartbleed bug, let you know what we’ve done to address it and let you know what you can do to protect your private information. Read more
It seems like giving your customers lots of choices would be a good thing. The more choices, the more likely they are to find exactly what they are looking for right? It turns out that too many choices actually results in fewer sales. In this article, we’ll talk about why too many choices is a bad thing and how you can increase conversion rates by reducing choices.