The 7 Biggest Blunders causing your Customers to Abandon their Carts

Jace walks into your retail clothing store...

Case Study: BTS Mania

With over half a billion YouTube views BTS Mania is the first group since The Beatles to nab three chart-topping Billboard albums in one year. Learn how BTS Mania leverages CartKit to increase their merchandise sales.

Better Branding

It’s Saturday morning, and you’re taking a trip to the furniture store...

Of Silks to SaaS: The CartKit Founding Story

I built Consistent Cart to address a growing need in the market: To bring the power of multi-channel to e-commerce in one easy to use app. 

Why Paying Attention To Your Customers Pays Off

80% of your businesses future revenue will be generated from 20% of your business's existing customers. It costs five times as much to acquire a new customer as it does to re-engage an existing one.

Why Checkout Latency is More Important than You Think

Shopify announced they decreased checkout latency by 20%, but what is latency and why does this matter?

Why Your Business Needs a Blog

A blog is a man’s best friend. Ahem. I meant to say: A blog is a Business’ best friend.

Disconnecting from your Desk : A Guide

When working from your house, work has a way of coming home with you. 

So Crazy It Might just Work!

If you've ever watched QVC, you know crazy ideas can result in serious money and high brand awareness. Slap Chop and ShamWow ads are burned into my brain forever, and I know I'm not alone. Unique ideas and unique advertising stick with people.

November 23, 2019

MLM's:Why Being in one is not the same as Entrepreneurship

The goal of entrepreneurship is a growing one, and some companies prey on it. Most of these companies ironically mask themselves as socially conscious and diverse but wherever there's a deep need or passion, there will be those trying to exploit it.

November 30, 2019

Scratching out the CopyCats: When Someone Rips off Your Content

The internet is an amazing place where you can share information and show off products, but it also can be incredibly easy to steal intellectual property. After all, you just need to right-click and save to steal someone's logo, images, and content.

December 12, 2019

Is Loneliness the Tradeoff of Success?

Humans are social animals, we live in families and have tight-knit social circles. Stress and entrepreneurship walk hand in hand, white-knuckled and aching for a break. It's not healthy to neglect your needs for too long.

December 6, 2019

Savage Brands Challenging that The Customer Is Always Right

We've all been there. You're having a bad day at work, and a customer says something that just rubs us the wrong way. You want to snap back at them and give them a piece of your mind. But, you can't. Because the customer is always right. Right?

January 18, 2020

6 Things Michael Scott taught Us about Business and Sales

For all the wild antics and shenanigans, Michael Scott was great at his job. He was the top salesman 2 years in a row and subsequently became the branch manager of the Scranton office.

February 20, 2020

Addressing the Hyper-Positivity aimed at Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurial Speakers or those YouTube ads about starting your own 7 figure business can be intensely motivational. That's not a bad thing, but you need to keep yourself grounded. This kind of motivation and hyper-positivity can be counter-productive if you lean too far into it. When someone paints an atypical or unrealistic picture of entrepreneurship, it can feel like you're doing something wrong when it doesn't work that way for you.

March 25, 2020

Switching To CartKit

Not all apps are created equal. CartKit apps, including Consistent Cart, have been mentioned in Oberlo, CommerceGurus, and even Forbes as one of the most-have apps for your Shopify Store. Here’s how to get started with the switch.

September 10, 2019

20 Examples of Epic Abandoned Checkout Emails (and Why they Work!)

Every brand has its own voice. This voice needs to carry through from the landing page to every bit of messaging you have with your customers. You want to create a shopping experience for your customers to drive loyalty and keep them coming back for more.

September 10, 2019

How to Optimize your Product Pages

Looks matter. People want to look if it’s aesthetically pleasing, smooth, nice coloring. The world of e-commerce limits other senses, so what people see and read on your website is everything. 

September 10, 2019

The 15 Best Books for Businesses, Leaders, and Entrepreneurs in 2019

Today is national read a book day! I know a lot of these “holidays” can seem silly, but in my opinion, there is no silly reason to pick up a great book. This is particularly true when what your reading can further your skills and boost your business. As a writer, I enjoy reading. As a marketer, I enjoy learning and staying on top of trends. As a leader, I need to keep my communication and management skills sharp. In the spirit of this holiday, we at CartKit have compiled the most impactful and thought-provoking books we’ve digested in the past few years.

September 10, 2019

The 5 Worst Pieces of Marketing Advice...Ever

I’m sure we’ve all heard our share of marketing advice, which also means we’ve all heard our share of bad marketing advice. Bad marketing advice is like a thin mist being whisked around in the breeze, uncontained. It quietly slips in with the wood advice so we don’t even notice it. Today, we’re going to call out the bad advice we’ve heard and clear up the fog. Here are 5 terrible pieces of marketing advice to avoid.

September 20, 2019

6 Things you need to know to run a Single-Product Store

Variety is the spice of life. But maybe your product is like perfectly ripe fruit or indulgent artisanal cheese. If you have a great idea, and a great product, you don’t need seasonings.

September 10, 2019

How to: Get Traffic to your Shopify Store

If you ask most business owners what they need, they’ll likely say “more customers”. To get more customers, you need more traffic and higher quality traffic. Here are four basic strategies you can use to get visitors to your website.

September 10, 2019

Turn up the Heat: Embrace Seasonality to Keep your Business out of the Cold

Boosting your business or your sales in September can feel daunting. After all, September is routinely a less than ideal time for stock and shares. It's the only month that consistently declined over the past 100 years, and over shorter spans of time. But let’s really look at why this happens.

September 20, 2019

The 7 Biggest Blunders causing your Customers to Abandon their Carts

Jace walks into your retail clothing store...

September 10, 2019

Why Your Business Needs a Blog

A blog is a man’s best friend. Ahem. I meant to say: A blog is a Business’ best friend.

September 10, 2019

Why We're Depreciating Facebook Messenger

At CartKit, we strive to make a remarketing product that is very simple, intuitive and takes the work out of your hands. And we’ve hit a crossroads with one of our features.

September 10, 2019

Customer Support ROI

Your support is the face of your company. It can and should be more than the bare minimum of answering emails. Treating your support efforts as a capital sinkhole does your company and customers a great disservice.

September 10, 2019

Ecommerce Meme Roundup

Hey, we know you're stressed. Maybe you just need a minute or two to unwind from the ups and downs of entrepreneurship. We get it. That's why I've put together this Meme Roundup for Entrepreneurs. You need to take a break, you know, to avoid burnout. So I hope you kick back, relate to some (or all!) of these and laugh.

September 10, 2019

Your Store is truly One in a Million, as Shopify hits a New Milestone

Shopify has announced they hit a new milestone on October 29, 2019. 15 years after Tobi Lutke’s first store, SnowDevil, launched in 2004, what has now become Shopify has hit 1 million merchants on the platform. Think about that: One. Million. Stores.

October 29, 2019

9 best lead magnet ideas to grow your email list

A warm welcome to Guest Poster Hannah Pham from HappyPoints, who shares her insights into lead magnets and email marketing. Which lead magnets are the most effective? Find out in this article!

December 5, 2019

Case Study: BTS Mania

With over half a billion YouTube views BTS Mania is the first group since The Beatles to nab three chart-topping Billboard albums in one year. Learn how BTS Mania leverages CartKit to increase their merchandise sales.

September 20, 2019

Of Silks to SaaS: The CartKit Founding Story

I built Consistent Cart to address a growing need in the market: To bring the power of multi-channel to e-commerce in one easy to use app. 

September 12, 2019

Why Paying Attention To Your Customers Pays Off

80% of your businesses future revenue will be generated from 20% of your business's existing customers. It costs five times as much to acquire a new customer as it does to re-engage an existing one.

September 28, 2019

Disconnecting from your Desk : A Guide

When working from your house, work has a way of coming home with you. 

March 28, 2020

Never Underestimate The Influence Of SMS

Boasting the highest open rates of any other medium, SMS is excellent for business. It also has the added benefit of allowing for simple and easy retargeting. 

September 10, 2019