Ideas & Inspiration

How do you increase spending in your online shop? Whether you're a new or an existing online store, increasing the amount of in-store spending as well as growing term sales is always an important objective. Right now, with Christmas right on our doorstep, online shops will be ready to try and grab as much of the Australian Christmas shopper dollar as they can. If you have a website with online shopping cart, or have just set...

Need some ideas and inspiration to boost the sales in your online shop? Here are some marketing ideas that you could implement for your business, using Ozcart. If you want to implement one of these ideas and your shopping cart doesn't have these features, then come and talk to us. 1. Help your customers find what they want by setting up product filters - customers can then search by brand, by price range and by the...

Both of the major search engines, Google and Bing, have signalled their intention to promote quality content as a major factor in search engine rankings in the future. So if you're opening an online shop, your success in the search engines will be partially dependent on how well you can create a website that's more relevant to end users than your competitors. An online store is different from a text-based website that relies on advertising to...

If you have the determination and drive to start an online business, then 2012 is an ideal year to open your online shop. Here are just 5 of the best reasons why 2012 is an ideal time to get your business idea off the ground. There are many great reasons to start an online shop this year with an Ozcart shopping cart. Here are just 5 of them. 5. We take care of your important first impressions  You...

So you have decided you want to start an online business but don't know where to start? Here are some great online business ideas that could get you going! Scrapbooking supplies Instead of just keeping your photos in an album or a box, Scrapbooking is a highly creative way of keeping your memories and is big business the world over. With more and more people scrapbooking, the need for scrapbooking supplies is higher than ever. You'll need...

Do you run a mountain bike store or are thinking about selling mountain bike bikes and parts?If so, online is an excellent channel for you to consider. More bike shops than ever are turning to online to help them reach out to new customers, selling everything from clothing and accessories to mountain bikes themselves, and all delivered around Australia by courier. An important factor in making an online bike shop a success will be putting your own...

As shopping cart software providers we see a large number of online businesses start up. If you're thinking of starting an online business and want something you can get started quickly, here are some great ideas to get you started. We haven't written anything about these and they are in no particular order, so you will have to go on to Google to decide how competitive they are, how hard they would be for you to...