How to Promote Products in Search Engines

Using SEO to Promote Products in Search Engines Unlike with retail stores, online sellers can’t rely on too much help from the manufacturers to sell products. Packaging artwork has less impact online than it does on a store shelf, and all those carefully selected marketing terms and bullet points get lost when the customer can’t […]

Hosted Ecommerce Solutions: Shopify, Woocommerce & Bigcommerce

Choosing A Hosted Ecommerce Solution for Your Business It’s easier than ever to open an e-commerce store for online sales, no matter whether you’re adding shopping to your current site or building a new one. The two options we typically suggest to our clients are hosted cart systems such as Shopify and Bigcommerce or a […]

Is Your Online Store Open to Mobile Shoppers?

Good location. Ample parking. Inviting layout. Retailers do everything they can to make sure as many people as possible have access to their store. Unfortunately, many online retailers are still neglecting a very large (and quite important) category of consumers: mobile shoppers. A cleanly designed website won’t appeal to those shopping on their mobile phone […]

Hosted Shopping Cart Solutions from Dynamics Online

Hosted shopping cart systems have made wonderful advances over the past few years. Originally somewhat rigid in design and restricted in capabilities, they now offer much more control over the design and functionality they provide. The recently announced shut-down of ProStores and Magento Go—coming February 1st, 2015—is a good indication of how online shopping systems […]

What the Marketplace Fairness Act Means to Your E-Commerce Store

At the moment, it doesn’t mean anything. And maybe won’t at all, even if it passes the House (it passed the Senate on May 6th). That’s because one key provision of the Bill will exempt many online retailers. A Simple Matter of Simplification If you have an online store, you already know you currently don’t have to […]

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Selling Online

Setting up an e-commerce store to sell your products online may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t need to be. As with most elements of web design, the myriad e-commerce solutions can be set up to handle any volume of orders with as much automation as you need. The trick to successfully creating […]

Meet the Dynamics Online Staff: Kirk Hiner, E-Commerce Solutions Manager

I’m Kirk Hiner, and I’m currently e-commerce solutions manager at Dynamics Online. I say “currently,” because my title has changed a few times since I started with the company in January of 1999. As web technology grows and the needs of our customers change, we grow and change with them. As such, if you’re ready […]