Tag: bigcommerce

BigCommerce Announces Integration for Amazon’s Buy with Prime

Buy with Prime

BigCommerce has announced in partnership with Amazon that it has launched the Buy with Prime app for BigCommerce, a new self-service integration for US merchants to easily enable Buy with Prime on their BigCommerce storefront. With shopping benefits that millions of Prime members know and trust, including fast, free shipping, Buy with Prime is shown to increase conversion by 25% on average. “With BigCommerce and Amazon’s Buy with Prime, merchants can now reach new high-intent shoppers, drive higher conversions by directly offering the Prime delivery promise on their storefront and remarket to these new shoppers to drive higher customer lifetime value,” said Sharon Gee, vice president of revenue growth and general manager of omnichannel at BigCommerce. “This integration is the… Read more »

Save Up To 50% Off eBay, Amazon and eCommerce Design Services Before the End of the Year!

Winter Sale

With the end of the 2022 festive shopping season in sight, online retailers will be turning their attention to optimising their retail businesses for the year ahead. As a certified Gold eBay partner and a Preferred BigCommerce design agency, Frooition offers a full range of bespoke eCommerce design and optimisation services to meet the needs of every seller in 2023. To round out the year, we are offering you our biggest discount ever. Secure your discount now before this expires on December 31st 2022, before prices return to normal in 2023. 50% off – eBay Minimal Theme Package 35% off – eBay Advanced Listing Template Package 40% off – eBay Top Seller Listing Template Package 50% off – eBay Infinity… Read more »

BigCommerce Black Friday GMV Jumps By 31%

BigCommerce Black Friday

Online retailers on the BigCommerce platform enjoyed a 31% increase in Gross Merchandise Volume (GMV) this Black Friday compared to the previous year. This success was bolstered by a 25% increase in total orders and a 4.5% increase in Actual Order Value (AOV). BigCommerce merchants also had many reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving, with GMV on the holiday jumping by 23% and sales increasing by 22% on 2021 data. With retail stores closed and families busy celebrating the holiday together, much of this growth came from mobile commerce. This incredible growth flies in the face of industry pundits who predicted that online retailers might actually see a decline in sales in 2022. It also highlights the continued importance of… Read more »

eBay Saved My Business, But BigCommerce Helped It Grow

Direct Plants

Regular readers of this blog will recall the story of Shaun O’Brien of Direct Plants and how eBay saved his business and changed his life. However, if you are new to this channel, and looking for an inspiring tale of how an entrepreneur pulled himself from the brink of poverty to building a multi-million-pound business on eBay, check out the podcast. One of the most refreshing things about speaking with Shaun was his openness about where he came from, his mistakes along the way, and how he actively embraced new opportunities as and when they presented themselves. Like many other entrepreneurs, Shaun wasn’t an eCommerce expert when he started selling online. He learned by trial and error, hard work and… Read more »

BigCommerce Expands Cryptocurrency Payment Ecosystem in Partnership with BitPay and CoinPayments

BigCommerce has announced strategic partnerships with BitPay and CoinPayments, delivering cryptocurrency payment solutions to the eCommerce platform’s merchants. By expanding its cryptocurrency ecosystem, BigCommerce hopes to open up opportunities for its merchants to offer new payment options, broaden their market share, and accelerate international growth. Why should you consider accepting cryptocurrency payments? By partnering with two leading players in the cryptocurrency payment sector,  BigCommerce allows merchants  to choose which cryptocurrency payment solution will work best for their business. Both solutions offer single-click integration, allowing retailers to quickly and easily start accepting cryptocurrency payments. Highlighting the value of being able to accept cryptocurrency payments, Marc Ostryniec, chief sales officer at BigCommerce, said: “Expanding our crypto ecosystem to include trusted best-of-breed partners is just… Read more »

Christmas 2022: Why It’s Never Too Early To Think About The Holidays

We might be in the midst of another extreme heatwave this summer, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start thinking about Christmas. If the dog days of summer mean anything to online retailers, this time of year should be about getting ready for the peak Q4 Holiday sales season. Getting ready for peak means having all of your marketing strategies lined up and ready to go. For the typical online marketplace seller, this might mean ensuring your listings are fully optimised in terms of eBay listing best practices. For more sophisticated multi-channel online retail businesses, a priority could be ensuring their MarTech stack is fully aligned to manage the opportunity in the most efficient manner possible. Learn More:… Read more »

Save up to 50% on BigCommerce Subscription Fees with Help to Grow: Digital

Help to Grow: Digital is a UK government-backed scheme that helps eligible small businesses fund the purchase of new software. As part of the initiative, the scheme is able to offer a discount of up to 50% or £5,000 (excluding VAT) towards the cost of buying approved software, including the BigCommerce eCommerce platform. The scheme is available across BigCommerce’s Standard, Plus, and Pro packages and covers 12 months of operation. Is Your Online Retail Business Eligible? To be eligible for the discount on BigCommerce and other approved software, businesses must meet all the following criteria: UK Registered Business: Your business must be registered in the UK at Companies House or be a registered society listed on the Financial Conduct Authority’s… Read more »

BigCommerce Announces Make It Big Conference 2022

BigCommerce has announced that registration is now open for its Make It Big Conference 2022 online event. The two-day event, now in its 5th year, will be streamed online on September 13-14. The conference promises to deliver cutting-edge insight that will shape the future of eCommerce. Attendees are invited to explore the latest retail trends through a series of fireside chats, live podcasts, and Q&A sessions. Registration is free, and the event will also be available on-demand to view later for anyone who cannot make the live sessions. Featured Session Topics Over the two days, featured session topics will include panels, workshops, and interviews about: Cryptocurrency NFTs Web3 Metaverse Omnichannel Headless commerce B2B Reaching Gen Z Guest Speakers The conference… Read more »

The Frooition Podcast: Episode 1 – Scaling Your eBay and Amazon Business

Frooition is delighted to announce the inaugural episode of The Frooition Podcast is now available for streaming. In this first episode, we speak with Dave Furness, founder of the eCommerce news site eSeller365, about the challenges small business owners face when scaling their businesses on eBay and Amazon and the opportunities available to them via hosted eCommerce platforms like BigCommerce and Shopify. Where can you stream The Frooition Podcast? The Frooition Podcast is available on the following streaming platforms: Podbean Amazon Music Spotify (coming soon) Apple Podcasts (coming soon) Google Podcasts (coming soon) TuneIn + Alexa (coming soon)

179 Billion Reasons to Build a Mobile Responsive BigCommerce Store

If you are looking for a good reason to update or build a new BigCommerce store with the latest mobile responsive functionality, I can give you 179 billion great reasons. A recent report stated that adults in the UK spent a staggering £179bn on eCommerce sales using mobile devices last year. In what will be seen as another significant blow to brick-and-mortar retail, much of this spending occurred when consumers were out shopping. As a result, mobile now accounts for more than 50% of all eCommerce sales. What are people buying on their smartphones? Every product category is enjoying growth in mobile eCommerce. Fashion is seeing huge gains with £30bn spent on new threads. Health and beauty is also seeing… Read more »