eCommerce


4 finance headaches caused by bad shopping cart software

By Todd Spear, 11 February 2015

For eCommerce businesses, finance starts with your choice of shopping cart software, and if you want your visitors to turn into customers, it’s important to choose the right cart solution. (more…)


Three tips for selling tickets online

By Diana Berryman, 26 January 2015

Online ticket vendors have huge customer turnover, but with big numbers come big mistakes. With a lot of competition, ticket vendors have little room for error; if your site doesn't work, customers can easily go to another one. (more…)


Apps to Give Your Online Store the Personal Touch

By Diana Berryman, 12 January 2015

Chances are, that whatever you are planning to sell online, you will have a huge turnover of customers. With those big numbers you are going to encounter problems, it is guaranteed. So how should you manage these problems in a timely and professional way to provide the best possible customer service and get those customers telling all their friends how absolutely awesome you are? With the help of some kind folks who have been there themselves, we here at GetApp would like to show you how to start an online store and keep your customers happy. (more…)


Shopping Cart Abandonment Email, Adding Value + Not Being Too Creepy

By Todd Spear, 12 January 2015

Cart Abandonment Email Done Right Shopping cart abandonment plagues eCommerce, as shown by one report that stated as much as 73.9% of carts end up abandoned. You may have heard that recovery emails are the best way to recoup some of those abandoned carts, and they are. (more…)


5 Reasons Selling Online Needs Proper Inventory Management.

By Hadley Jones, 15 December 2014

Who is the most important part of selling online? The customer, of course. What does inventory management have to do with the customer? Everything! Online purchases are about “I want it now”. Customer satisfaction and proper inventory management are inextricably intertwined. From customer satisfaction to company profitability is just a short step. (more…)



How Project Management Tools Can Give Your Shopping Cart a Boost

By Hadley Jones, 12 December 2014

Sell, sell, sell. As a small business especially in a digital world, things move fast. It can be difficult to take your eyes off the ball (or the sales results) if you want to survive or better still thrive and grow. But flying by the seat of your pants may only take you so far. As your enterprise gets bigger and encompasses more activities with greater numbers of clients, employees and subcontractors, there comes a time when you can no longer do it all in your head. Even if you choose to focus exclusively on wholesaling or retailing, you will need to add value. (more…)


Easy to setup eCommerce Platforms to Start Selling Online Today

By Diana Berryman, 10 December 2014

  Selling online should be easy right? But eCommerce platforms look daunting and difficult to set up and manage? That isn’t (always) the case, most eCommerce platforms are simple and not as time consuming as you may assume. Ok so it’s a little scary to get started but once you do you will see that you had nothing whatsoever to worry about after all. We want to show you just how easy it is to set up your eCommerce in five simple steps. (more…)


Top Ten Apps for Social Media Managers

By Diana Berryman, 30 October 2014

                  Social media managers are required to have skills that any circus juggler would be proud of. There are so many aspects of the job, you need to be super-organized to manage social media marketing for SMBs let alone global enterprises. Hats off to all you social media managers out there, anyone who thinks it’s an easy job should have a go themselves. (more…)


Four Apps the Music Industry Needs in its Life

By Diana Berryman, 23 October 2014

Rock ’n’ roll isn’t all rock ’n’ roll, there has to be a little work involved too, time-saving apps could make all the difference. The music industry is a fast-paced, unforgiving business and being on top of your game will help you to get ahead of your competition. If you look around you and see chaos and disorganization, maybe you need to look at some new technology, that you may not have considered before, to streamline your business and your life. (more…)


Six Best Small Business Integrations in the Xero Add-On Marketplace

By Todd Spear, 21 October 2014

Xero is gaining popularity in the cloud-based small business accounting software space, as you may have heard by now. The app is in use at more than 334,000 businesses at present.  If you're one of its many fans, you may have heard about the new Xero Add-On Marketplace. Recently launched, the Xero Add-On Marketplace brings you more than 350 small business integrations that help you customize your accounting system, all within Xero's interface. (more…)