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5 Key Differences Between B2B vs. B2C eCommerce in 2019

Posted on July 29th, 2019 by admin

This is a guest post by Dan Fries. If you’d like to contribute to our blog, feel free to get in touch with us. There’s more than one form of e-commerce available to aspiring business owners. In fact, B2B and B2C both have been around even before shopping online became a thing. Both forms of […]

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An eCommerce Analytics Plugin with a Difference

Posted on July 26th, 2019 by admin

If you’re someone who sells your product online, your website is one of your most important assets. It’s how you engage your customers and it’s where they make purchases. Issues with your website’s technical performance could be costing you a lot. For perspective, the average bounce rate for a website with a load time of […]

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5 Ways Your Business Can Save Energy

Posted on July 24th, 2019 by admin

Canadian businesses have become more aware of their environmental footprint in recent years. Green initiatives include reducing energy consumption, either in their own office or through service providers like website hosts and data storage centres.  Our guest author suggests five ways your business can become more environmental responsible, while also saving money. 5 Ways Your […]

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Top 12 Instagram Business Tools

Posted on July 23rd, 2019 by admin

Instagram‘s 400 million+ active users (well over 7 million in Canada) are proving to be a marketing asset for businesses big and small. With the highest engagement rate of all major social networks, brands need to effectively and efficiently reach users with the best Instagram tools for businesses. There are Instagram tools for virtually every […]

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Top Canadian Business Groups on LinkedIn

Posted on July 18th, 2019 by admin

Online networking holds a lot of promise, especially in a country with a population as spread out as Canada’s is. It isn’t easy to find our online Canadian business peers, however, especially in specific niches or local areas. LinkedIn Groups provide an opportunity to reach out across our great country and connect in ways that […]

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How to Start an Online Store (eCommerce Business) in Canada

Posted on July 17th, 2019 by admin

The most exciting and intimidating thing to happen in retail in the past couple of decades, is eCommerce. Canadian businesses and individuals now have the opportunity to sell online to a national or global market. The internet offers endless opportunities to start, grow and market at the retail level. 19.8 million Canadians shop online and […]

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Staples Canada Raises the Bar for eCommerce and Multi-Channel

Posted on July 12th, 2019 by admin

Staples Canada has always been a leader in eCommerce, and has made progress in their multi-channel experience as well. Their new site and behind-the-scenes procedures will continue to impress shoppers and inspire other Canadian businesses. Canada’s Shopify Plus is the perfect partner for this digital journey because it’s a versatile, user-friendly platform with a myriad […]

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A Canadian Guide to Finding the Best eCommerce Platform Software

Posted on July 8th, 2019 by admin

We have reached a point where it is no longer optional for businesses to sell online using professional eCommerce software. Thriving in today’s retail environment demands it and so do consumers.  Not only must you sell online (preferably as part of a multi-channel experience), but you also have to do so professionally and securely. The […]

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Choosing a Website Host for your Canadian Business

Posted on July 2nd, 2019 by admin

I did a lot of research as I prepared to move to a more robust, reliable host for our Canadian websites. In doing so, I came up with a list of considerations involved with reviewing each hosting option (based on 20+ years of experience and learning the hard way). I’ve expanded upon that here, in […]

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Beat Big Biz by Providing Premium Online Customer Support

Posted on July 2nd, 2019 by admin

I prefer to shop online so I’ve been on the receiving end of many customer support scenarios. I’ve never once dealt with a small business that wouldn’t bend over backwards to make me happy, not only to get that particular sale but also to ensure future sales. It works every time. I’ll gladly pay a […]

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