Online Business & E-Commerce Blog

Tips on how to make your operations as powerful as your brand

Connect Your Commerce App to our Ecosystem

Jordan Roper February 23, 2018

It’s no secret, e-commerce has seen a dramatic increase of new technology and fantastic software over the past five years. These new apps and tools are designed to meet very specific needs for online retailers and propel them into new levels of productivity and profitability. Cloud based models make it easier than ever to purchase, implement, and love these new powerful apps.

E-commerce companies are increasingly adopting these tools and continuing to use them as they scale. The industry as a whole is moving away from using large, all-in-one commerce platforms to a modular, microservices based architecture - allowing commerce companies to combine the best features of a variety of apps to create their own unique digital customer experience.

Because of these trends, interconnectivity is more important than ever. Is your commerce app able to connect and share data with other apps?

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6 Ways to Automate Your E-commerce Store

Jordan Roper February 2, 2018

Any E-commerce company who is experiencing rapid growth can attest: the growing pains are most significant for the operations team.

Serving customers on new sales channels, utilizing new fulfillment partners, keeping tabs on best selling products, providing accurate accounting details, and managing product information all have significant costs of time and attention from team members.

Many companies resort to hiring hourly or junior employees to own these initiatives. But the opportunity cost is high here: every hour they spend updating data on a sales channel is an hour that could be spent creating better products or delighting customers.

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4 Reasons Why You Should Use an E-Commerce Automation Platform

Jordan Roper January 25, 2018

Lets face it, employees at growing e-commerce companies are stretched in a hundred different directions, and every team member is flooded with responsibilities and challenges. As your company expands, the systems and processes you use to keep your business running can become increasingly outdated. When complexity rises, demands get more pressing, and the orders just keep rolling in, many companies find themselves focused on putting out short term fires instead of setting long term plans.

It’s easy to make quick hires to handle the unexpected complexity of fulfilling orders and satisfying customers, but the truth is that people don’t scale. In order to achieve sustainable growth, you need to automate your online store.

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What's Keeping You From Trying New E-Commerce Tools?

Jordan Roper January 3, 2018

It seems that with every passing month, customers expect more and more from their online buying experience. They expect a new standard because the bar keeps getting raised by forward thinking companies who implement new features, methods of communicating, or ways to keep customers engaged.

How much of your time do you spend in trying to keep your customer’s digital experience as smooth as possible? Do you ever see a new growth tactic and say to yourself, “I wish we were able to pull that off, too?”

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