A lot of brands take a simplistic approach to shipping, especially when they start. Adding ecommerce staples like free shipping options, package insurance, and tracking may help your business stay alive. But without prior planning, these inclusions could burn a hole in your pocket.
Putting an effective ecommerce shipping strategy in place is one of the most important steps for growing your business online. Yet it requires coordination between multiple organizations.
In this guide, we’ll help you develop the best shipping strategy for your online business.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected how we learn, shop, socialize, travel, and work. That, in turn, is influencing tax policy.
After employees across numerous industries transitioned to working from home, states struggled to determine the tax implications of a newly remote workforce. As ecommerce sellers struggled to keep up with a surge in sales, states that tax remote sales benefited from a steady source of sales tax revenue. When education and events moved online, the question of how tax should apply to virtual events arose. And so on.
Our 2021 sales tax changes report examines emerging trends in business and tax. As always, it should serve as a resource for business leaders and tax professionals seeking to better understand the ever-shifting tax landscape.
Everyone who owns an ecommerce store knows how important it is to get people to visit the website. But it’s just as essential to get the people who do visit to make a purchase or two. With ecommerce sales expected to reach $735 billion by 2023, acquiring a large piece of that pie should be a priority. One way to do that is by having the best possible product page so that users buy more items from you.
Lots of businesses in ecommerce focus on improving their checkout and cart pages, but the product pages matter as much, if not more, than those components of a site. This is where you can hook customers who aren’t sure whether to buy from you or not. Since ecommerce customers can’t feel or see your products in person, you want to do everything you can to give them the information they need to decide your product is the one they want.
In business, you need to manage your processes effectively if you want to compete in the marketplace. Thus, it is essential that you have the right strategy for managing each part of your business logistics. If you don’t, you could end up losing chances for more revenue, marketing, and industry insights. The following methods can help you make sure your processes line up with your major business goals. (more…)
The Currency module is where you go to set up a home currency and also create alternative currencies that can be converted into the home currency. It’s a vitally important module to ensuring the accuracy of your inventory and accounting records, so let’s explore how to use it.(more…)
When you receive payments into Fishbowl via SalesPoint or the Sales Order module, they will show up in the Payment Viewer module. The Search panel on the left of the module organizes them by date, SO number, amount, and customer name.Double-click on a payment and it will go into even greater detail about the transaction, in addition to the information listed above:(more…)
Last week we talked about the Pricing Rule module and this week we’re going to discuss the Discount module. These two have a bit in common, but they’re definitely two distinct entities, as we’ll see.(more…)
The Pricing Rule module allows you to set up discounts, markups, and other price adjustments that can apply across the board or to specific customers. You can create pricing rules, delete them, and edit them in this module. Let’s see how this all works.(more…)