How you package your products will go a long way toward your branding efforts. There are a lot of packaging trends for 2019 for you to embrace. Changing up the packaging may be just what you need to take your sales goals to the next level. If it helps to get your product off of the shelves faster than your competition, it’s worth exploring. Flat Illustration You’ll find that there are more flat illustrations on packaging designs these days, from soda...

With a little forethought and planning, young businesses don’t always have to go through growing pains. What can an enterprise do to prevent the roadblocks of scaling too quickly? If problems do arise, how can a business minimize the damage to their momentum? Demand Outpacing Supply For small business owners, the thought of being too successful too quickly is probably never a concern. More business means more revenue, which is always a good thing, right? The short answer may be yes, but...

Having a stellar social media presence is essential for contemporary businesses that are looking to do well. If you want your business to shine, then you need to put a lot of time into Facebook. Fortunately for you, establishing a Facebook business page that's strong and powerful isn't difficult. It can actually be pretty straightforward when you use these seven smart strategies. Post During Peak Times Peak-time posting can work out well for businesses who want their Facebook communication efforts to go...

No matter how web savvy or smart you are, you may hit a moment in your Create A Shoppe experience when you feel like you could use a helping hand. Fret not! When it comes to your Create A Shoppe account, your answer is just a click away. So how do you reach out to us in times of need? In order to make sure that we don’t miss any of your questions and feedback, here are the best practices...

The great thing about digital products, is that absolutely anyone can sell them. If you have a knack for creativity, you can sell digital copies of your work. Sell templates, graphics, themes, patterns, ebooks, manuals, lessons, video tutorials, music, the list goes on! Even if you don't create a digital product yourself, there are plenty of private label, digital products available that you can resell. How to sell digital downloads with Create A Shoppe? In Create A Shoppe, there are some specific steps...

With Create A Shoppe your customers and visitors can register for your mailing list, email blast, or newsletter without any extra forms or outside services. This feature is built in! Other email marketing services charge upwards of $20 a month for 1000+ subscribers and when you go over 2000 subscribers the price climbs again! There are no limits or extra charges to manage your mailing list with us. Whether you have 1 subscriber or 20,000 it's still free with your...

Creating an online store can present you with many decisions. Not only do you have to think about how you want it created, you also have to consider your overall budget. There are tons of possibilities when it comes to creating the perfect website for your business. But before you actually build your site, there are several important factors you need to consider. Who is your target audience? Who are you trying to relay a message to? Knowing who and where...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and Instagram has done a wonderful job of proving that old adage. This simple app does little more than make it easy for users to share and comment on photos, yet it's taken the world by storm. Even novice photographers have built a following, giving them a creative outlet that they otherwise might never have had. This is great news for businesses that want to take advantage of Instagram's popularity...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_single_image image="3529" alignment="center" border_color="grey" img_link_target="_self" img_size="full"][vc_column_text]QR codes have been around for over 20 years but until recently, they weren't widely used. With the ever growing popularity of smartphones and bar code scanning apps, business owners are finding new ways to take advantage of QR code technology.   While sending people to your website's home page is fine, there are many more effective ways to use QR codes to market your business and serve your audience. Let's take a look.   1. Use to...

Even though more and more Internet users switch to broadband every year, a big portion of the web's population is still running on good old dial-up connection. It is therefore unwise to count them out of the equation when you're designing your website, and a very major consideration we have to make for dial-up users is the load time of your website's images.   Generally, all the text on your website will be loaded in a very short time even on a...