07 Apr 2017

9 ecommerce blogs to follow

The internet is a beautiful thing because you can find almost any information. The only problem is to know where to find the good stuff because there is just so much out there. That’s why we’ve done some research to find the best websites and blogs for you. We start our series with ecommerce, so here – in no particular order –  are the top 10 ecommerce blogs you need to follow:

Shopify

Everybody who sells online knows about the ecommerce platform Shopify and many are probably using it. However, not only are they pretty good at tech, they also provide free practical advice on their blog. It’s a must-read for anybody selling or thinking of selling online.

BigCommerce

Another market leader in building ecommerce solution, BigCommerce offers excellent features and practical guides for running and growing your online shop. Like Shopify they also publish regular guest posts by experts in ecommerce, SEO and marketing.

A Better Lemonade Stand

US based Richard Lazazzera shares his insights as an ecommerce practitioner and expert. He covers topics including choosing and validating a product to sell, deciding whether to dropship, manufacture, or wholesale, and negotiating with manufacturers.

KISSmetrics

This is a really great resource for anything about analytics and data-driven online marketing – an essential resource for any online seller.

Hubspot

Hubspot sells an inbound marketing software, which isn’t cheap. However, they also provide some excellent free content on online sales and marketing.

We Make Websites

This company is run by Top Drawer blogger Alex O’Byrne and not only do they build Shopify websites for retailers, but they also share their experience and insights on a regular basis.

Practical Ecommerce

The team from Practical Ecommerce have been around for 12 years now and keep providing useful insight for online retailers. Some content is aimed at larger organisations, but there are plenty of nuggets for independent retailers, too.

Tamebay

This blog is specialised in online marketplaces, so if you’re selling on eBay or Amazon, this is a great resource. There is also a specialist section for small businesses.

Internet Retailing Expo

Last, but not least, our sister exhibition and conference offers a wide range of topics on internet retailing. Yes, a lot of it is aimed at the big players in ecommerce, but do check out the tips for practical advice as well as the industry reports to keep on top of trends.

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