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.
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.
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.
There’s a lot of information floating around out there about Bitcoin. From the latest news that the currency will soon be available at some U.S. ATMs to questions over security issues, one thing is certain: it gets people talking. And for good reason. It’s one of today’s hot tech topics, and adding it as a payment gateway on your WordPress store can be a terrific addition that makes life easier for everyone.
A well-designed e-commerce site means an improved overall image of your brand, more trust from customers, better search engine rankings and higher conversion rates, among other benefits. You want to put some thought into the elements you include into your online store as well as its design. And while each e-commerce site is unique, there are several essentials most of these stores have, which, along with product and service quality, ensure their continuous success. Here is a list of features that will help increase your site’s usability and boost your profits. Take some time deciding on these elements’ design and placement.
Consumers expect the stores that they shop in to remember them and offer a more personalized experience next time they visit, be it a physical business location or an online store. In the Internet retail business, personalization always equals speed, which so many Web users are all about. Your clients expect to get the information they need and find the product they want with a click of a mouse, so they can quickly move on to the next urgent task in their busy lives. If you run a WordPress store and haven’t customized your visitors’ shopping experience before, give it a try. With this approach, you are likely to increase customer satisfaction and retain more of your first-time buyers. The process is neither complicated nor expensive; you just need the right tools to do the job for you. The following techniques and plugins will help you get started.