When you run an WooCommerce online store, there is nothing better to encourage a sales then the perfect message in the perfect spot. It may be about free shipping on anything over $20. Or maybe you want to place an urgency to an order.Of course, there are other messages you may need that aren't … [Read more...] about How To Add Customized Automated Messages to Your WooCommerce Shop
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If you are moving into the online retail space, you obviously consider social and what it can bring to the table. When you think of Twitter specifically, certain things come to mind. But it's best to be prepared before diving in.In a podcast I asked Dustin Stout, Digital Media Consultant that … [Read more...] about What Does Twitter Have to Offer to Online Retailers?
In a podcast interview with Paul Hebron, I learned some fascinating facts around package design. And I imagine one of the first hurdles is just getting started with the concept of your package design. So I asked him this question: When it comes to your product package design, what should you … [Read more...] about How To Start Your Product Package Design
If you are like me, you have a fair number of affiliate links. In fact, that is a large chunk of our income here at BobWP. And if you do this, it's best to have a way to manage and change them easily.If you are already using WooCommerce, you can sell affiliate products and services just like you … [Read more...] about Managing WooCommerce Affiliate Links with Thirsty Affiliates
This week, you may have noticed a lot of WooCommerce on my site and my social shares. More so than usual. They've been pretty much been everywhere, all the time.The reason? I'll be spending a good part of this week immersed in some form of WooCommerce via WooConf. In fact, as you read this, … [Read more...] about I’ve Been a WooCommerce Guy Since Day One
This is a pet peeve of mine. Being a visible player in the WordPress space, I am inundated with requests to take a look at new and existing plugins. I also keep my eye on what's happening out there. Often this all happens on social media. But regardless of the quality of the product, there is one … [Read more...] about Don’t Hide Behind Your Product
When you see a recent announcement of a WordPress plugin hitting over 5 million downloads, and it's one that you have used over and over and over again, well, it catches you eye.That is the case of the Regenerate Thumbnails plugin via long-time WordPress developer, Alex Mills. It's been there … [Read more...] about How to Fix Thumbnails When Changing Your Online Store’s WordPress Theme
I am excited to chat with Rahama Wright, founder and CEO of Sheayeleen.com, a social enterprise that is dedicated to empowering women in West Africa and the United States through the production, sale and use of shea butter products. Her story is amazing and we hear not only how and why she started, … [Read more...] about Selling Natural Health and Beauty Products While Empowering Women in Ghana
Wouldn't it be nice to easily change the labels for both the description and review tabs? Or even the subheading? Imagine being able to add a custom tab with specific information on that product. Maybe some added instructions, product specifications or even a instructional video. Or perhaps an … [Read more...] about Managing and Customizing Tabs for Your WooCommerce Products
WooConf is right around the corner, October 19th and 20th. Yes, it's the official WooCommerce Conference. And it's in Seattle this year. Imagine that. My favorite conference in my favorite city. And only a 3.5-hour drive away for me. Life is good.This will be the third WooConf. The first was in … [Read more...] about WooConf Is in Seattle and I’m Loving It
I have always considered WordCamp Seattle my hometown WordCamp. Mainly because I have always lived somewhere nearby. In the past, I have been the lead organizer, on the organizing team, a speaker, a trainer an—always—an attendee.This year my plan is to just enjoy it, meet new friends, reconnect … [Read more...] about Avalara Sends the BobWP eCommerce Show to WordCamp Seattle
I have had a few people ask me about the ability to create options or add-ons to their products when they are using WooCommerce. There have been a few workarounds that were okay, but when I snagged a copy of the extension, Product Add-ons, a couple of years ago, a whole new world opened up for … [Read more...] about How To Create Add-Ons For WooCommerce Products Easily