GetApp Website & eCommerce Blog

  • Published 8 November 2012 by Stephanie Watson
    Recurring billing can be a recurring headache for small businesses and new startups. One company has stepped in with automated billing and subscription services. Today I am reviewing ChargeBee, a company that is focusing on subscription and billing management. These tedious but essential jobs are not my strong point, tasks that many small Internet businesspeople … Continue Reading
  • Published 2 July 2012 by Stephanie Watson
    At some point, every small business needs a CMS. A content management solution (or system) consists of a computer based system that allows a small business to edit, modify, collaborate, maintain, publish, and manage work-flow for all your content needs from one central place. It doesn’t matter if you’re publishing a website, a newspaper or … Continue Reading
  • Published 25 June 2012 by Rakesh Sharma
    Unfortunately, a dotcom bust intervened and eCommerce grew in fits and starts. However, the online retailing model seems to have come into its own recently. According to research by Forrester, eCommerce will account for nine percent of overall retail sales by 2016. That, incidentally, is a growth of over two percent from 2011 figures. For small … Continue Reading
    Four Questions to Ask Before Choosing an E-Commerce Solution
  • Published 8 June 2012 by Rakesh Sharma
    E-commerce is one of the more prominent successes of the Internet. It has enabled small businesses to cut costs, diversify product offerings, and reach, hitherto, untapped markets.    Many of these benefits depend on your choice of an e-commerce solution and how flexible it is to accommodate your small business needs. This week, we will … Continue Reading
    Designing a Flexible E-Commerce Store:Review of Vendorama
  • Published 24 May 2012 by Stephanie Watson
    As the world becomes more mobile and more technological, consumers are turning to their smartphones and tablets to access information. As a small business owner, I would be lost without my mobile device. Business owners who have websites to foster enterprise of any kind, face the necessity of optimizing their websites for mobile access. Enter … Continue Reading
  • Published 20 April 2012 by Rakesh Sharma
    Geography is history. Thanks to the worldwide web, even small businesses can leverage an international audience for their products now. To do that, however, they need to enable great shopping experiences for customers. Earlier it was shop assistants and cashiers who facilitated this experience. In the Internet-enabled world, eCommerce solutions do all the work. This … Continue Reading
    Enabling New Online Shopping Experiences – Review of Goecart360
  • Published 20 March 2012 by Michele Nachum
    Understanding the psychology of buying behavior is key to having a successful business – even in the virtual world. That might be an obvious  point – but those who endeavor to run a successful eCommerce business, may find that understanding what motivates a customer is a luxury they cannot always afford. Who has time to implement focus … Continue Reading
  • Published 14 February 2012 by Michele Nachum
    Okay, quick disclaimer here.  I LOVE shopping — and if I had endless disposable income I would shop everyday.  What’s more, I love shopping online because I can privately select what I want and not be rushed.   So getting the chance to review Shopify, a very robust eCommerce solution, and create my own dream store, was … Continue Reading
    How to Create Your Dream Store Online – Review of Shopify
  • Published 13 December 2011 by Keean Persaud
    So now you have decided to take your company in the direction of social media. Now what? Organizations must find a way to effectively manage the content explosion happening in today’s industry. Below is a list of questions that may face your organization today with advent of unstructured content explosion. Continue Reading
  • Published 30 September 2011 by Rakesh Sharma
    As a technical writer, I straddled the worlds of techie geeks, who crunched complex and arcane code, and communication-focused marketing folks, who preferred simplicity in writing and communication.  A fringe benefit of this experience is that I learnt to appreciate my job. After all, deconstructing complex technology into a simple experience requires talent and the … Continue Reading