Global eCommerce is growing exponentially, and shows no signs of slowing down. According to Statista, B2C eCommerce sales around the globe reached almost $850 billion in 2014, and the number expected to cross $1 trillion by the end of 2015.
WordPress 4.3.1 is now available for download. It is a security and maintenance release for all previous versions of WordPress. So it is recommended that you update all of your sites as soon as possible.
As of WordPress 4.3 comments will be turned off on pages by default. This new feature will greatly improve the user experience. Users won’t have to manually turn it off in the discussion settings after creating new pages.
PayPal Website payments pro is a PayPal checkout solution that allows you to directly accept credit card payments on your site. Your customers can shop with ease without ever leaving your website. It gives you full control over your checkout process from start to finish.
Last week Recurring Donations plugin was released on WordPress.org. While most WordPress plugins offer only once off donation payment option, this plugin introduced a very interesting concept – “Recurring Subscription Donations”. It allows you to configure various terms to accept donation payments on a monthly basis. Users also have the choice of making the full donations if they don’t prefer the recurring method.
Despite the social media boom, email marketing is still going strong. In fact, it’s more important than ever before. In the last year, more than 66% of all adult online shoppers in the US made a purchase from an email.
Your customers are being bombarded with ads and social media messages from all corners. Email marketing is your direct ticket to their inbox where you can enjoy their undivided attention.
This is why collecting emails on your blog and building your subscriber list should be your number one priority.
Do you write eBooks? How-to guides? Digital comics or art books? If you create e-publications, you’ve probably already looked at selling them through fancy online stores or third-party services. What you may not realise is how easily you could be selling them from your WordPress site – using nothing but a free plugin and your existing Business or Premier PayPal account. [Read more…]
PayPal for Digital Goods is a free WordPress plugin that allows you to sell digital goods online using PayPal for digital goods checkout. The checkout process is quick and entirely happens on your site. The visitor never has to leave you site to pay for the item. You can sell any media files from your site using this method.
WP iSell plugin allows you to create a product display box that you can show on a WordPress post/page to sell digital download.
November marked one year since WordPress joined a popular Internet trend and started accepting Bitcoin as one of the ways for webmasters to pay for updates. The popular CMS platform did so to democratize payments, expressing concerns about PayPal blocking access from as many as 60 countries. “Our goal is to enable people,” WordPress stated in its Bitcoin announcement.