EKM: Building a Profitable E-commerce Store

EKM: Building a Profitable E-commerce Store

If you're looking to set up a new online shop to sell your wares, going into 2018 you have a few options available to you. The first and most traditional route is to hire a web designer or agency, who can build a custom e-commerce store for you, to spec, to your exact minute requirements. You could also look at an open source option such as OpenCart or Magento, and go it alone, completely DIY using your own website hosting package. Whilst these approaches do both have their merits, they're often unsuitable for new businesses due to their high setup cost, both in terms of money but also time. So although going down these routes may be best for some and do of course have their place, it's often best to reserve this time and cost initially as a startup. Instead focussing on offering a functional, great looking online shop to your clients, with a minimum of hassle and fuss. This is...
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Tawk.to: The Best Free Live Chat Software?

Tawk.to: The Best Free Live Chat Software?

Searching for the best live chat software? Online shoppers often have questions before they buy – a live chat service allows them to chat to you (or your sales staff) to get these questions answered. Before continuing on to make their purchase, confident in their decision to buy from you. Often buyers can be wary of purchasing online from a new store for the first time. All the more reason to pro-actively show these potential customers there’s a human being captaining the ship. There are a multitude of options when looking for the best live chat software for your own website. One such option available, is a live chat service called Tawk.to (or Tawk for short). Tawk is a free live chat system that lets you monitor and chat with visitors on your website, messaging your visitors in real time. Tawk is 100% free and according to its creators, there will never be any charge to use the service, or indeed any annoying ads to comprehend. When starting out in e-commerce costs can be high....
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