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What you should know about VAT and selling internationally

What you should know about VAT and selling…

Today’s post comes to us from Jennifer Sokolowsky at Avalara. AvaTax for WooCommerce is a seamless integration for Avalara’s tax calculation services. Automatically calculate tax rates, submit documents to Avalara for transactions, and enable address validation…

How to decide where to spend your first $50 on marketing

How to decide where to spend your first…

If you build it, will they come? Not without marketing they won’t. New online stores often face the same dilemma: they desperately need marketing to increase awareness of their products or services, but have a tight…

Must-have pages for online fashion stores

Must-have pages for online fashion stores

Building an epic fashion brand starts with, as you’d no doubt guess, epic products. There’s no fashion-savvy shopper alive who would settle for “decent-looking” shirts or jewelry that “sort of” holds up and wears well.…

4 ways to add physical goods to your store

4 ways to add physical goods to your…

If you don’t already sell physical products, adding them to your existing online store can present a fantastic opportunity to grow your revenue — and your relationship with your customers. With limited time, resources, and…

How to automate your subscriptions site (and save hours)

How to automate your subscriptions site (and save…

Running a subscriptions-based business, or simply adding subscriptions to your existing online store, can result in some amazing things — higher revenue, happier customers, and a unique value proposition that helps you stand out in your industry.…

From lemonade and river rocks to energy bars: the Ally’s Bar story

From lemonade and river rocks to energy bars:…

Many of us have fond memories of our earliest entrepreneurial efforts. Toffee apples sold to stoic neighbours, lemonade stands, school bake sales, or 1c per hungry snail from the rose garden. Whether to keep us out of mischief or earn precious…

How eCommerce was a game changer for an entrepreneurial Lithuanian mum

How eCommerce was a game changer for an…

They say you can’t have it all. Between building a career, staying fit, nurturing your family, advancing in knowledge, exploring the world and all of the things the world has to offer, one couldn’t be blamed…

What to consider when taking an online store offline

What to consider when taking an online store…

If you’ve found success selling your products or services online, you’ve probably given some thought to expanding offline — that is, opening a brick and mortar store. Switching from a solely online business to a multi-channel merchant is…

The importance of keeping your store updated

The importance of keeping your store updated

If the sight of the “updates available” notification in your WordPress dashboard fills you with a sense of dread, you’re not alone. “Not again…” Updating your WordPress plugins and themes or WooCommerce and its extensions can sometimes…

Why you should use SKUs in your store

Why you should use SKUs in your store

Using item numbers or stock keeping units — better known as SKUs — might seem unnecessary for your store. Stop us if any of this sounds familiar: “My store’s really small, so I don’t need…

Why stores running on WordPress are winning

Why stores running on WordPress are winning

According to the most recent report from BuiltWith, 39% of all eCommerce sites are powered by WooCommerce and WordPress — over 1.5 million active stores. Add in the usage of additional eCommerce platforms powered by WordPress and the CMS’s…

How Woo uses content as part of the sales process

How Woo uses content as part of the…

There are a ton of ways your store to convince shoppers to make a purchase. Well-rounded product pages, quality copywriting, targeted social media advertising, emails — they’ll all get the job done. But some of your potential customers…

The building block philosophy of Storefront

The building block philosophy of Storefront

Today we released Storefront Powerpack, an extension that allows you to change the appearance of Storefront theme for WooCommerce — without touching a single line of code. Powerpack allows anyone to customize their store without dabbling in…

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