eCommerce Redesign Series: Part 2 – Developing a Winning Relationship with your Agency of Choice

eCommerce Redesign Series: Part 2 – Developing a Winning Relationship with your Agency of Choice

Thursday, April 7, 2016Kelly Nelson If you don’t have the in-house capabilities to design and build your own website, chances are you are looking at hiring an external vendor or agency to do the work for you. This means you’ll be working closely with a team of experts to get the website that could change the face of your business (no pressure!). Read More
Different Types of Website Hosting Accounts

Different Types of Website Hosting Accounts

Wednesday, April 6, 2016Kelly Nelson To be accessible to the world, a website needs to be in a stable hosting environment that can be reached successfully by your clients and prospects. While researching your hosting options, you’ll come across a wide range of vendors and recommendations. We’ve outlined some of the most common ways of addressing your website hosting needs. Read More
Selecting an eCommerce Marketplace for your Business

Selecting an eCommerce Marketplace for your Business

Thursday, March 31, 2016Kelly Nelson Selling on a marketplace has become a very popular form of eCommerce in today’s business world. With easy access for both newbies and enterprise-level sellers alike, marketplaces can significantly expand a merchant’s reach and increase revenues if used correctly. They are both convenient and cost effective, thus are becoming the eCommerce channel of choice for many. Read More
Partner Profile: Fine Solutions

Partner Profile: Fine Solutions

Thursday, March 24, 2016Kelly Nelson Allow us to introduce our newest partner Fine Solutions, a Microsoft Gold Partner. They deploy Microsoft Dynamics AX, GP, and CRM thoroughly, affordably, and with speed. They’re claim to fame is combining their out of this world technical expertise, teamwork and experience with their diverse methods of ground-breaking implementation. Here’s a recap of our discussion with them! Read More
eCommerce Redesign Series: Part 1 - Design Trends to Consider This Spring

eCommerce Redesign Series: Part 1 - Design Trends to Consider This Spring

Thursday, March 24, 2016Kelly Nelson Spring is a great time for a change. With the grass growing green, and flowers starting to bloom. It truly is a beautiful time of year. You want to make sure your eCommerce site reflects the positive change of the season. With that being said, you have decided to bring about a new design for your eCommerce store. It’s time for a change and this year is your year for it! Here are some key design trends to consider including. Read More
EDI Basics: Your Questions Answered!

EDI Basics: Your Questions Answered!

Thursday, March 17, 2016Kelly Nelson Still have questions about EDI, what it is and how it can help your business? We can help! Read More
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Offering Gift Cards in eCommerce

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Offering Gift Cards in eCommerce

Thursday, March 10, 2016Kelly Nelson For a customer, a gift card is excellent because it is essentially free money! Who doesn’t want that?

For an online retailer, there are both advantages and disadvantages that you need to weigh when deciding to offer them to your customer base.  Read More
Drop Shipping 101

Drop Shipping 101

Wednesday, March 9, 2016Kelly Nelson Drop shipping is quickly becoming a common term among eCommerce professionals. It has become a very popular method of supply chain management for start-ups as well as more established retailers. For those of you who need a bit more information to be convinced one way or another, we have outlined a number of the basics below. Read More
How to Write Incredible Product Descriptions for your eCommerce Store

How to Write Incredible Product Descriptions for your eCommerce Store

Thursday, March 3, 2016Kelly Nelson We have written about the importance of good product photos before, but the descriptions are important too. Words are powerful tools in the world of eCommerce, they’re what push you up in search engines, and are a critical component of driving sales. Here are a few things to remember when it comes to writing your descriptions. Read More
What to Avoid in a Data Integration Project

What to Avoid in a Data Integration Project

Monday, February 29, 2016Kelly Nelson A solid integration solution can make a positive difference for any company. We live by that fact here at eBridge Connections. When planned for and implemented properly, an integration solution can eliminate manual data entry errors, move data seamlessly between systems, and most importantly, can improve the customer experience.  Read More
The 5 Commandments of eCommerce Email Marketing

The 5 Commandments of eCommerce Email Marketing

Thursday, February 18, 2016Kelly Nelson It’s clear, in today’s business environment, that communication and relationship building has become a top priority of the modern consumer. Email marketing, being a big part of a standard communication strategy, remains to be one of the most powerful as well. Let’s review the 5 commandments of developing a winning email ecommerce strategy! Read More
Partner Profile: Jasper Studios

Partner Profile: Jasper Studios

Wednesday, February 17, 2016Kelly Nelson  
Jasper Studios is one of our local partners who we met in the Twitter-sphere! We soon after, we connected with them at the Internet Retailer Conference and Expo in Chicago. It’s been a blossoming relationship ever since! Read More
5 Pro Tips for eBay Sellers

5 Pro Tips for eBay Sellers

Wednesday, February 17, 2016Kelly Nelson Over 20 years ago, the first item was sold on eBay. Do you know what it was?
A broken laser printer! It was listed for $1 and sold for $14.83. This should give you a pretty strong indication of the power of this marketplace (TIME). Read More
How to Handle Negative Reviews on your eCommerce Store

How to Handle Negative Reviews on your eCommerce Store

Wednesday, February 3, 2016Kelly Nelson We know that the importance of reviews is not a new concept to you. We’ve said it time and time again, and it’s simple; customers trust other customers! Reviews are crucial to any solid eCommerce business, and that is not going to change. A review is as good as a personal recommendation.
With that being said, what happens when a customer gives you a negative review or comment? What happens if they absolutely rip you to shreds all for other customers and potential customers to see? Read More
Trends that Shaped the eCommerce Playing Field in 2015

Trends that Shaped the eCommerce Playing Field in 2015

Wednesday, January 27, 2016Kelly Nelson Part of starting a new year is reflecting on the previous one. In the world of eCommerce, 2015 was a game changer. Between Mobilegeddon, social buying and other massive trends, eCommerce became a very different industry. Over the course of a year, eCommerce changed in the areas of marketing, customer service, social media and more. Below are a few examples of those changes. Read More
Amazon Seller Tips for 2016

Amazon Seller Tips for 2016

Thursday, January 21, 2016Kelly Nelson It’s no surprise that Amazon has become a popular option for online retailers. With growing popularity amongst consumers, and endless options it has the potential to be a profitable business endeavour for sellers. With that being said, a new year is a new opportunity to get your name out there and make some money. Below are a few tips to help you make 2016 your best year yet! Read More
Thinking of Redesign in 2016? Here are a Few Things you should consider

Thinking of Redesign in 2016? Here are a Few Things you should consider

Tuesday, January 12, 2016Kelly Nelson We’re sure you have a few resolutions, personally and professionally, for 2016. For those of you who are looking for a redesign on their eCommerce store, there are a few things you should consider.  Read More
The Post-Holiday Craziness: Handling eCommerce Returns

The Post-Holiday Craziness: Handling eCommerce Returns

Wednesday, January 6, 2016Kelly Nelson If you’re at all successful with your eCommerce store, you will most likely have a few returns coming your way this month. Your volume of returns is generally a soft indication of how much inventory you were able to move prior. Unfortunately for most businesses, more product out the door leads to more returns.  Read More
Partner Profile: Rand Marketing

Partner Profile: Rand Marketing

Monday, December 21, 2015Kelly Nelson Meet Rand Marketing, one of our fabulous development partners! Read More
A Year in Review

A Year in Review

Thursday, December 17, 2015Kelly Nelson This year has been one for the history books here at eBridge Connections! We’ve had some great product developments, attended some great industry events, launched new programs and far surpassed our documents integrated from last year. Read More
How to Keep your Customers Coming Back

How to Keep your Customers Coming Back

Monday, December 14, 2015Kelly Nelson

This tends to be an area of business where most companies can agree. It’s a simple concept – your best customers are your most loyal customers. In fact, most would argue that it is downright essential to any eCommerce business to have a solid group of loyal customers that keep coming back!

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Tis' the Season to Save your Customers Money!

Tis' the Season to Save your Customers Money!

Monday, December 7, 2015Kelly Nelson Digital coupons can be extremely powerful for online retailers. They have the power to bring customers back and create word of mouth. This is especially important around the holidays. That word of mouth could make the difference between a profitable season and a dreadful one. It’s also important that you weigh the options financially and ensure that your business can sustain the coupons. Read More
2016 New Year’s Resolutions for your eCommerce Store

2016 New Year’s Resolutions for your eCommerce Store

Thursday, November 26, 2015Kelly Nelson

It’s that time of year again! People are making their lists and checking them twice. We’re not just talking about our friend Santa Claus either!

That’s right, it’s time for the New Year’s Resolutions List. For eCommerce merchants, this can sometimes be a challenge depending on budget, manpower, and other potential obstacles that could stop you from working through some of the resolutions.

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Best Practices for Holiday Selling on Amazon

Best Practices for Holiday Selling on Amazon

Thursday, November 26, 2015Kelly Nelson

Amazon has become a hot spot for holiday shopping around the world and sellers can look at the marketplace as a great profit making opportunity.  This however, can also be challenging for retailers if they are not properly equipped and prepared. Between juggling customer service issues, inventory, employees, shipping and fulfilment, retailers certainly have their hands full.

We have listed below a few best practices that will allow you to enjoy the holidays and make a few pennies selling on Amazon!

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Why Integration is Important During the Holidays

Why Integration is Important During the Holidays

Thursday, November 12, 2015Global Administrator The holidays are, for the most part, an important time of year for online merchants. There are obviously some seasonal and B2B businesses that are exceptions to the madness of the holidays, but for everyone else, the holiday season is the busiest time for eCommerce. Read More