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8 Best Free eCommerce Platforms (Ultimate Guide for 2020)

8 Best Free eCommerce Platforms  Ultimate Guide for 2020

People's love for shopping online has led to the birth of the eCommerce industry. In 2018, eCommerce sales around the world reached $653 billion.

Mobile purchases accounted for 25%, a total of $163.25 billion. By 2021, mobile sales will increase to 75%, a total of $3.5 trillion.

Entrepreneurs are rushing to get a piece of the pie, and they're busy setting up stores on different platforms to sell their products. However, choosing a reliable platform is hard.

Besides, your needs will vary depending on the stage of business growth that you're in. You might be interested in a platform that makes your site load faster, ensure data security, or one that you can optimize for mobile… All of which improve customer experience, and therefore, your bottom line.

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Azure Serverless Reference Architecture for eCommerce Intelligent Customer Feedback process

ECommerce fraud detection: how to protect your online store

Here is the case study demonstrating how an Intelligent Customer Feedback system can be plugged into existing eCommerce portals without the need to re-architect them. Serverless hosting is a cost-effective model to host such systems with ease. The intelligent bot and the analytics system can be built quite quickly with the use of Azure services.

The article is written by Abhishek Mishra, the speaker of the nopCommerce Days 2019 conference. It is an adapted version of his event’s speech.

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ECommerce fraud detection: how to protect your online store

ECommerce fraud detection: how to protect your online store

There are lots of tools and methods available on the web that intruders can easily access for fraud perpetration. That is why we asked our technology partner FraudLabs Pro, which helps merchants to protect their businesses from fraudsters, to tell about the signs detecting eCommerce fraud and the ways to protect an online store.

You may wonder where to start or which elements should you check when you are trying to review a potentially fraudulent order. You have all kinds of information, such as billing, shipping, IP, email and many more associated with the other, and should you have to review all of them? It will be very tiresome trying to check them all. So here are a few common red flags that you can focus on when doing the reviewing.

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Easy inventory management for nopCommerce store with MS Dynamics NAVConnector

Easy inventory management for nopCommerce store with MS Dynamics NAVConnector

You have the online store and offline stores and you have your inventory in Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Inventory management can be a real problem in these circumstances. Or you can just transfer the data from the ERP system to nopCommerce store automatically with the help of NAVConnector.

Ritwik Das from Citytech Software explained how the NAVConnector works and how long it will take to implement it at nopCommerce Days 2019. Read below to find the main highlights of his speech.

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nopCommerce vs. WooCommerce: Differences in functionality and performance

nopCommerce vs. WooCommerce- Differences in functionality and performance

Thanks to the popularity of WordPress, WooCommerce - the free eCommerce plugin for WordPress - is also a popular store building solution. Since this solution is a plugin and not a full-fledged eCommerce platform, it is obvious that it has much more modest functionality.

The question, in fact, boils down to whether WooCommerce features are enough for your store to function properly. In this article, we will try to answer it.

With WooCommerce, you can create a simple, pleasant store in one of the following situations: 1. If the store is one of the site’s functions, which is not the main one, but it’s important to work with content at the core. In this case, the main product will be WordPress, and the eCommerce component will be additional; 2. If you have a small catalog of products. Otherwise, WooCommerce will most likely not be the best choice, and here's why.

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Megamall: migration to nopCommerce and a new design for the store growth

Megamall: migration to nopCommerce and a new design for the store growth

Megamall.ge sells electronics and household appliances since 2015. Now it’s one of the leading eCommerce sites in Georgia with convenient payment methods and user-friendly interface.

It was moved to nopCommerce with redesign work done by Wandio team. You have the opportunity to compare “before” and “after” state of the store yourself. Just read below.

Wandio is nopCommerce silver solution partner based in Georgia. The specialization of this software outsourcing company includes building large eCommerce and payment solutions, CMS systems, ERP/CRM, HR/Recruitment applications, intranets and alike.

Today Megamall is no longer under Wandio support. After the development and testing process, source code and database have been handed over to the client for supporting the system and developing new features.

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From AspDotNetStorefront to nopCommerce: why and how to migrate a store

From AspDotNetStorefront to nopCommerce: why and how to migrate a store

Stroka Business Group has already moved 12 sites from AspDotNetStorefront to NopCommerce and has 3 more in the migration stage. Read below in the first-person narrative about how the migration process usually goes and why store owners should not be afraid of it.

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Updated payment technology brings new tools to the table while reducing your costs

Updated payment technology brings new tools to the table while reducing your costs

How to make sure that your company gets the best rates for credit card payments and not missing any profits? Jon Gilbert, a representative of our technology partner Qualpay, shares three important tips he usually provides businesses with.

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nopCommerce customization to meet client’s demands. Outdoor designer store example

nopCommerce customization to meet client’s demands. Outdoor designer store example

Outdoor Designer Store built on nopCommerce platform successfully works since 2015. It allows landscape designers to manage their jobs, collaborate with the clients, contact their suppliers, and share ideas. The customers can hire a professional to make the work done.

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4 Important Rules Which Business Should Follow on Instagram

4 Important Rules Which Business Should Follow on Instagram

Today almost every business has its presence in social media, and Instagram is not an exception. Of course, you are not an individual using Instagram. Some people can compare business with a sport, so in that case, Instagram is one of the games, where you are not a single player. Remember that it’s a competition with other participants and its own rules and random posts sent out whenever you want won't lead the business to success.

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