Ecommerce tips for a record-breaking holiday season

Online sales have seen continued year over year growth since the early 2000s, with a 15% boost expected this holiday season. That is an increase of 3x the total retail industry average projections, making 2019 a potentially record-breaking year for your online business. Make sure your online store is in tip-top shape before this November to January shopping period is in full swing. Website performance is of the utmost importance when you are drawing in customers. Review your site and…

AdWords vs AdSense

A lot of people wonder what the differences are between AdWords and AdSense. To a beginner, both might seem like the same thing and a lot of people think of both as two names for the same thing. However, that is as far from the truth. AdWords  and AdSense are two very different advertising platforms offered by Google. Both have their benefits and are meant for different users with different use cases. If you have ever faced the dilemma of…
Importan online shopping trends

7 Important Trends in Online Shopping You Shouldn’t Miss

It’s no secret that shopping from the comfort of one’s own home while wearing pajamas and drinking coffee is becoming the trend. Even just thinking about having to get in the car, drive to the store, find a parking spot, sift through clothing racks, and wait in those dreadful long lines makes some frown in disgust. So what can you do to ensure you’re staying on top of the online shopping trends and keep your customers coming back for more?…
live chat app review 2017

Want New Leads? Try Live Chat Software!

Looking for ways to improve customer service, develop new leads, and increase traffic to your blogs or landing pages?  Adding a live chat feature to your website or mobile app might be the answer!  We have had numerous partners interested in adding this feature, so we decided to add it to our own website to gain experience and knowledge.  We always strive to give credible advice and give our opinion based on research and experience.  That’s exactly what we did…
Bucketfeet acquired

Partner Company Bucketfeet Acquired by Threadless

Long standing FarShore partner, Bucketfeet, has recently been acquired by Threadless. As two Chicago retail companies, they have shared a similar mission to highlight creators through collaboration with emerging artists. Since Bucketfeet’s launch in 2011 they have built a community of over 45,000 artists and have sold nearly a million pairs of customized shoes, promoting a union between utility and art. Tangible design is more than prints you can wear, it means reaching out towards every corner of the globe…

Is My Online Store Idea Good? Answer These 10 Questions And Find Out!

Imagine a teacher who expects her classroom to operate smoothly and her students to learn all of the objectives needed to move onto the next grade but has no plan or strategy on how to accomplish these things. Crazy, right? Success comes with planning and strategizing, not by chance. This is especially true in business. If you want your business to get started on the right foot then creating a plan and implementing a strategy are two essential first steps…