Dropbox Says Hello To Digital Signatures, Workflow, And Document Automation; Acquires HelloSign For $230 Million In Cash

Forrester eCommerce

On January 28, 2019, Dropbox announced its intention to acquire HelloSign, a platform used to manage business transactions including eSignature and document-centric workflows.

Use Text Analytics Technologies To Handle Mountains Of Unstructured Data

Forrester eCommerce

Enterprises are sitting on mountains of unstructured data – 61% have more than 100 Tb and 12% have more than 5 Pb! Luckily there are mature technologies out there that can help. First, enterprise information architects should consider general purpose text analytics platforms. These are capable of handling most if not all text analytics use […].

Many Blockchain Use Cases Need IoT To Succeed, And More

Forrester eCommerce

Many of the most advanced and successful blockchain projects involve use cases related to supply chain and logistics, ranging from documentation management and goods tracking to trade finance.

The Insights Beat: Light Up The Sky With Insights This July

Forrester eCommerce

The day honors something that we, like the Founding Fathers before us, hold dear in the research organization at Forrester: the agreed upon final wording of a document, devised by a team of thinkers, driven by a […].

Digital Myth No. 4: Your Company Needs A Digital Strategy

Forrester eCommerce

When your CEO asks you for your digital strategy, you could go away and huddle up with your team for a month and produce some voluminous document full of TLAs only to have it sit on the shelf for the next two years.

How MongoDB is Driving Modern App Development?


The Skeleton of MongoDB A database that stores information/data in the form of documents is called Document Database or DocumentDB. Every page of the material or the document — points the data, the relationship between other data, and it’s attributes of data.

How To Start A TShirt Business For Under $3 With Your Kids

My Wife Quit Her Job

Anyway, my kids and I are documenting the entire process of how to start a tshirt business from the ground up. Because I teach a course on how to sell online, I’m often asked why I don’t launch more ecommerce stores and make infinite amounts of money:).

6 Tips to Create a Shipping Policy Template that Helps Conversion


Update your ecommerce legal documents including shipping policies and GDPR compliance. Learn more here. Otherwise, your traffic will slowly but surely migrate to your competitors’ websites. That said, you can’t always offer everything for free and expect to stay solvent in the long run.

Restoring Consumer Trust In Retailers’ Data Management: Can DMS Help?

Retail TouchPoints

Looking at the course of information management’s evolution over the past 20 years, retailers now predominantly store information digitally, yet un-securely, while using paper documents, too. Jesse Wood is the CEO of eFileCabinet , a Lehi, Utah-based document management software company.

How To Be GDPR Compliant For Ecommerce Stores – A Concise Summary Of What You Need To Do

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Instead, they either regurgitate the GDPR document which is borderline unreadable or they scare the cr@% out of you so you’ll pay for their consulting services:) Well this post will tell you what you need to do without the lawyer speak… Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer nor am I an expert on GDPR.

Shopify Performance Optimization: 24 Tips for Users and Theme Developers


It is a well-documented. Introduction When it comes to analyzing performance metrics on Shopify, even an increase of 1% in conversion rates is a good win. However, an integral part of improving performance on Shopify lies in boosting the optimization of your website. This means you need to make websites load, render and respond faster. E-Commerce Strategy shopify performance optimization

Everything You Need to Know About Achieving PCI Compliance [Checklist Included]


In fact, a quick scan for PCI compliance documentation online will lead you to believe that PCI compliance is easy. The SAQ is a relatively short document (i.e. The underlying strong encryption architecture must be fully documented and kept up to date.

Crazy Customer Service Stories – Lessons Learned Answering Calls For Our Wedding Shop

My Wife Quit Her Job

In any case, I thought that it would be fun to document some of the crazy customer support calls. I’ve been hung up on. I’ve been cursed out. I’ve been been treated like a minimum wage worker. But I’ve always sucked it up because that’s what it takes to run a successful wedding linens business.

The Cheapest Credit Card Processing Option For Small Business – Stripe Vs Paypal Vs Authorize.Net

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Once your store has some decent transaction volume, the transaction rates change dramatically and none of these rates are documented anywhere. If you are looking to accept credit cards for your online store, you are probably considering one of the big three, Paypal, Authorize.net and Stripe. But the problem with choosing between these payment options is that all 3 services look similar on the surface. One, they all offer the same introductory rates with a transaction fee of 2.9% + $.30.

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How to Automate Purchase Orders in 10 Minutes with TradeGecko


How will you be able to reconcile receipts with your budget or protect your company without any formal documentation? Business is booming in the new year! There’s a greater demand for your products and services, and you’re swimming in new orders.

Business Process Management: Propelling Business Towards Compliance For GDPR

Retail TouchPoints

New plans must be drawn up for each organization, as well as documented and communicated to internal stakeholders, thus creating new processes. By Mark Holenstein, Signavio The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is a popular topic among businesses around the globe.

The Ultimate JotForm PDF Editor Review for 2018

Ecommerce Platforms

It's probably just a mishmash of information that you copy and paste into a word document and then export into a PDF. Now with JotForm PDF Editor, you can automate beautifully designed PDF documents that you can download, print or share with just a simple click of a button.

Customize Every Pixel: Custom Checkouts Now Available on BigCommerce


The Checkout SDK and associated documentation can be downloaded from the BigCommerce SDK Repo. There, you can find documentation, installation instructions, and take a look at the code.

5 Important Tips from Google’s ‘Secret’ Retail Playbook (and Summary)


Since there’s no claim or clarity about its provenance, we describe it as a Secret document in this blog. Google’s mistake is your gain. Google accidentally published a 108-page Playbook filled with best practices for retail and eCommerce UX design, and subtitled “Ecommerce playbook.

92 Small Business Tax Deductions to Use Now (+11 You Should Never Try)


We’ve linked to several sites documenting when each deductible may apply to you. Just because you didn’t get a receipt doesn’t mean you can’t deduct the cost, but you should document it just the same.

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Consuming Hypermedia APIs vs The Other Guys


When these APIs are presented strictly through some documentation, how is flow and adoption maintained by external developers? API consumption has come a long way in the last few years.

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Recommended checklist for a successful ecommerce replatforming project


Document the Entire Process: What are your objectives, goals, priorities? The point is here to capture all these insights in a formal audit or assessment document. Are you looking to switch or upgrade to a new ecommerce platform?

The Secret to CRO Testing? Culture [How to Do it]


Don’t forget to document the process. We have not yet mentioned the subject of properly documenting your CRO process. Your initial documentation should outline the most important metrics and the goals you want to achieve.

The Benefits of Using File Syncing Software to Manage Your Docs

Ecommerce Platforms

Most popular file synching programs enable you (the owner of the document) to give specific people access to your files and folders. This works wonders for helping you keep sensitive documents private. Did you know, as many as 1.8

Episode 84 – Building Value and The Metric to Rule all Metrics with Bill D’Allessandro from Elements Brands

eCommerce Evolution

How well document processes build value now and later. In just a few short years Bill D transitioned from investment banker to single brand eCommerce store owner, to now owning and leading a portfolio of 10 eComm brands through his company, Elements Brands.

Are your fulfillment logistics ready for peak season?


According to the National Retail Federation , retail sales during 2019 are forecast to increase between 3.8 percent and 4.4 percent, this growth would result in $3.82 trillion and $3.84 trillion. Based on growth of 10-12 percent, online sales would total between $751.1 billion and $764.8 billion.

3 Questions to Optimize Your A/B Tests


Checkpoint #2: Are You Documenting Diligently? Keep your documents easily sharable is imperative to aid other departments and their goals. Knowledge is power, especially in modern marketing.

Finally, a Community where personalization experts can exchange knowledge

Dynamic Yield

Community is a collaborative space where experts of Dynamic Yield can come to document, learn, and connect with one another. The post Finally, a Community where personalization experts can exchange knowledge appeared first on Dynamic Yield.

How to Use and Accept Resale Certificates in Your Online Business


A resale certificate is a document proving that you are a legitimate retailer or purchaser and are buying products to either resell or use as component parts of products you plan to resell.

Finally, a Community where personalization experts can exchange knowledge

Dynamic Yield

Community is a collaborative space where experts of Dynamic Yield can come to document, learn, and connect with one another. The post Finally, a Community where personalization experts can exchange knowledge appeared first on Dynamic Yield.

Getting the Most from Your eCommerce Product Pages


Product pages do a lot of heavy lifting on omnichannel eCommerce sites.

Webflow vs Shopify: It Depends on Your Experience

Ecommerce Platforms

Shopify is known for its online support, as it has tons of online documents and videos for you to sink your teeth into. Seeing as how you can pretty much contact Shopify at all times and find loads of support documentation online, I would say it wins in the support department.

The Google Ads Strategy of Purple Mattresses

Store Growers

I got this information from investor documents they used when selling the company early 2018). From the investor documents I mentioned earlier I found their Cost of Goods Sold to be 51%. Imagine a new brand launching in a hyper-competitive market.

Business Taxes in 2018: Your Checklist for a Penalty-Free Tax Season [Important Dates Included]


Proper documentation for claiming tax credits and deductions: According to the IRS, you should keep records of your gross receipts, proof of purchases, expense documents and documents to verify assets. Every business is unique and so is its tax situation.

Digitally Reinventing The Retail Store With Mobile

Retail TouchPoints

Traditionally, these promoters relied on time-consuming, manual-based processes — primarily phone and email communication and paper documentation — that impacted the overall quality of the promotion. By Rodney Bryant, ?Apple Apple + IBM Partner ship The recent bankruptcies and shuttering of apparel brands such as The Limited, American Apparel and Aéropostale, combined with declining sales at some brick-and-mortar stores, point to the demise of the physical store.

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Your Checklist for a Penalty-Free Tax Season [Important 2018 Dates Included]


Proper documentation for claiming tax credits and deductions: According to the IRS, you should keep records of your gross receipts, proof of purchases, expense documents and documents to verify assets. Every business is unique and so is its tax situation. This not only leaves a lot of room for different tax strategies across all businesses, but it also means most business owners are unsure about where to start.

What Happens When Your Startup is Acquired by a Big-Name Brand?


The company’s first product Feedbackr, was build around the simple premise of uploading a document, and then getting feedback on those ideas and making changes to the file accordingly.

Holiday Season Creeping Up On You? Brick-And-Mortar Stores Are Still Under Attack

Retail TouchPoints

Outline Headings you add to the document will appear here By​ ​Nir​ ​Polak,​ ​Exabeam.

5 Common Multi-Channel Challenges and How to Overcome Them


For example, see this requirements and best practices document from Amazon. In this document, you’ll learn all the best practices and requirements for adding images to your product listing pages. You can do this by compiling text and links in a Google sheet, or by adding documents and screenshots to a Dropbox folder. To succeed and scale, you can no longer rely on offline spreadsheets and documents when tracking and managing inventory.

How to Keep Your Branding, Voice, and Style Intact No Matter Where You’re Selling


Tip #2: Create Documentation. As you work to develop clear guidelines about your brand and the voice, style, and personality you want to use, make sure to document it. “To This document will outline your brand’s standards for tone, voice, and style. This goes back to the importance of creating a document that people can easily find and refer to when they have questions about your brand. Then, share that document with the team and reference it often.