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Fast shipping setup for New Zealand WooCommerce stores

Setting up shipping for New Zealand WooCommerce stores can be a hassle. New Zealand has two separate island and is sparsely populated. So shipping between major cities can be cheap, but shipping to a remote rural address or off shore island can be expensive. Fortunately WooCommerce can handle shipping fairly well. This tutorial will be…

Email marketing for WooCommerce stores

Email is a very effective way to market your WooCommerce store. Even though other types of direct marketing such as messaging are gaining ground, email remains easy and cost effective. If you have an e-commerce store and aren’t using email to market to new and past customers then you are leaving money on the table.…

Connect your WooCommerce store to Facebook for greater sales

The amount of money spent on Facebook advertising continues to grow. Partly thanks to Facebook’s great tools that allow you to target your ads very specifically. Another great tool is being able to promote your e-commerce store’s product directly on Facebook through a Facebook shop. In this post I’ll show you an easy way to…

WooCommerce wholesale store set up

With WooCommerce you can set up your e-commerce website to offer different products and different retail and wholesale prices. This type of set up is useful for businesses sell to end customers (B2C) as well as other businesses (B2B). There are a few different features that a B2B or wholesale e-commerce website needs. I’ll go…

How to Use Facebook Messenger to Tackle Abandoned Carts and Improve Customer Lifetime Value

October 30, 2017 If you look at everydays communication nowadays, chat is absolutely dominant. You can probably also relate to that yourself. People use instant messengers instead of calling, if they plan their next trip with friends, they use group chats and even businesses started using chat for internal communication (e.g. slack or skype). Actually…

How to make a great WooCommerce homepage layout

There are certain elements you will want to include in your WooCommerce homepage. Follow this guide if you want your website visitors to click further into your WooCommerce store and convert into paying customers.   Starting at the top. People read websites in a ‘F’ pattern. Meaning they start at the top left corner and…

The WooCommerce store content guide

Having great content for your WooCommerce store pays off in so many ways. The right content can get your website found online. Good content connects with would-be customers where ever they are on the internet, drawing them into your sales funnel. Because WooCommerce works as part of a WordPress site you have an advantage when…

Increase the traffic to your WooCommerce store with good SEO

Increase the visibility of your WooCommerce store with these tips. Ranking highly in search results is a long term game. People may claim to be able to get your website ranking well in a few weeks. But they usually use dodgy methods that could see you site getting penalised in the long run. Here are…

Installing SSL for WooCommerce Stores

Having an SSL Cert installed on your WooCommerce site is pretty much a must have these days. Google ranks encrypted sites higher that un-encrypted sites. Some browsers have started putting warning icons on sites that don’t have SSL installed. https://blog.dnsimple.com/2017/01/changes-to-ssl-warnings-firefox-chrome/ On top of that, a lot of payment gateways make connecting to them via HTTPS…

WooCommerce NZ Post Plugin and Postage Price

I have a client that uses the NZ Post WooCommerce extension to calculate the shipping costs for products. https://woocommerce.com/products/new-zealand-post/ It’s a great plugin. As long as you have entered the size and weight on each product, the plugin will use the New Zealand Post API to get the correct postage amount and charge the customer…

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