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Why you should use shopify for your clothing company

Categories: Design, E-commerce, Featured, Starting Out|

I have been building e-commerce sites for the last 8 years with my web design company Double Dragon Studios. I have developed on a lot of different carts; big commerce, volusion, bigcartel, woocomerce, magento, opencart, [...]

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Mobile Ecommerce Trends: Mobile Accounts for 50.3% of All Ecommerce Traffic

Categories: E-commerce, News|

Last week represented the first time in history that more people used mobile phones and tablets to visit online stores than using computers. Looking at data from over 100,000 ecommerce stores that use the Shopify platform, we saw 50.3% of traffic coming from mobile (40.3% from mobile phones, 10% from tablets) and just 49.7% from computers.

Start a t-shirt business with no inventory

Categories: Business, E-commerce, Printing, Starting Out|

Great video overview of how to start a t-shirt business with shopify. In shopify you can use print on demand companies that take care of all of your printing and shipping. You end up making less profit in the beginning per shirt but you have no up front costs or inventory which can be costly when you start out.

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Converting abandoned carts with remarketing

Categories: E-commerce, Marketing|

Have you ever been shopping on a website, added something to your cart, but then for whatever reason you decided not to buy it? Then you go about your day surf the web and the product you were looking at is advertised everywhere. This is called remarketing.

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Shopify Responsive Website Design

Categories: Design, E-commerce|

I recently did a website for Boston Scally using Shopify to power it. Shopify is my favorite e-commerce solution as a designer and also gives the most power and is easy to use for the client. I would recommend Shopify for anyone starting a clothing line.

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Storenvy Review 2013

Categories: Business, E-commerce, Starting Out|

Storenvy has made a lot of changes since my original review so I thought it would be good to go back and give them another review. They have made some good improvements with a responsive theme and better marketplace but there are still better options for someone starting a clothing line.

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Shopify Review 2013

Categories: E-commerce, Starting Out|

If you run a clothing line Shopify is perfect for beginners and experts alike. You don’t need to have any technical or design experience to easily create a beautiful online store. Simply choose a stylish ecommerce website design, easily customize your online store, add products, and you’re pretty much ready to accept payments. Plans start at $14 and comes with a free no risk 30 day trial period and is a perfect match for business owners that want to start a clothing line.

Protect your wordpress website from being hacked by TimThumb

Categories: E-commerce, Uncategorized|

Been dealing with a ton of problems lately with malicious content getting onto my wordpress sites and making everything run slowly. All of this could have been prevented to. I heard of the security issue with the old TimThumb script but didn't do anything about it. Nothing was wrong with my websites so why would I need to change anything....

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10 best Bigcartel store examples

Categories: Design, E-commerce, Uncategorized|

I recently wrote an in depth review on big cartel for clothing lines and thought it would be nice to also showcase the best bigcartel store examples. These sites stand out from the rest and really push what can be done in bigcartel. Custom slideshows, layouts, type, and menus all come together to make these sites stand out from the rest and make them the best bigcartel stores.

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Big cartel Review 2013

Categories: E-commerce|

In depth big cartel review for 2013. The pros and cons to working with big cartel as your e-commerce solution. Big cartel is easy to use but has doesn't have all the features other e-commerce solutions have.

Visual editor not working wordpress 3.5.1 Quick Fix

Categories: E-commerce|

I've been having this problem in wordpress 3.5.1 and spent a bit of time trying to figure out what was wrong. When I am creating a new post or page the visual editor in wordpress [...]

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Shopify review for clothing companies

Categories: E-commerce|

This is an older review. I have a new one with the most recent prices and features that you can see by clicking here Shopify Review 2013. I recently redid a site I made for [...]

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Custom t-shirt packaging ideas

Categories: Design, E-commerce, Featured, Marketing|

Custom t-shirt packaging is something that can set your product and clothing line apart from everyone else. Here are some custom t-shirt packaging ideas to get you thinking outside the box.

10 articles every clothing entrepreneur should read

Categories: Business, E-commerce, Marketing, Printing, Starting Out|

Characteristics of successful clothing line owners, Costs of Starting a clothing line, How to advertise and market your clothing line, How to launch your clothing line, Why you should pay a professional to print your shirts, SEO secrets the high priced consultants aren’t telling you, Stop trying to do it all and delegate, It’s not all about the product, How I became one of the top online t-shirt companies by being a nice guy, How to get your cool clothing line reviewed by a t-shirt blogger

How has technology helped and hurt the t-shirt community?

Categories: Design, E-commerce|

This article was originally written by Ray Masaki of Lowdtown This topic was suggested by my buddy and fellow New Yorker, Bryan of Doctor Hazmat, who I incidentally met after first talking to him via [...]

Book Recommendations for Clothing Company Owners

Categories: Business, Design, E-commerce, Marketing, Starting Out|

I just put up a page for my book recommendations. You can check it out on the very top navigation of the site on the far right. Or you can just click here book recommendations [...]

Storenvy Review: Storenvy falls short of its promises

Categories: E-commerce|

Disclaimer: This is an old review and some of the information isn't correct anymore. I am working on a new one with accurate information. I was excited for storenvy when it was released but it [...]

Top 5 mistakes in ecommerce design

Categories: Design, E-commerce|

1. Splash Page A splash page is the landing page of your site where it has a flash animation or just text that says “Enter”. A simple google search will show you tons of articles [...]

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