Posted on December 15th, 2017 by Raluca Marmureanu
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At some point, every eCommerce entrepreneur will need business advice or ideas for strategies that can help the business grow. If you find yourself in such situations, our advice is to go and see what experts did when they were in your situation. And where do experts share their insights, experience and business insights?
Well, most of them do just that on their blogs. So we’ve made a list of the best blogs that have potential to accelerate the growth of your eCommerce business.
Andrew Youderian, the founder of eCommerceFuel, is one of the most successful eCommerce entrepreneurs we know. He built this community, which is made up of approximately 1,000 store owners and professionals, to share advice on how to start and grow an online business.
- A Better Lemonade Stand
Also known as the #1 eCommerce blog for entrepreneurs, A Better Lemonade Stand is an online eCommerce incubator, founded by Richard Lazazzera, where he shares tips on how to build, launch and grow an online businesses.
- CPC Strategy
CPC Strategy is an eCommerce blog with articles focused mainly on PPC marketing, SEO strategies and social media marketing. Most articles come with actionable advice and real examples or case studies.
Prisync has lots of blog posts and statistics that can help you price your products. You can discover the state of pricing for a specific product in various markets and how to run promotions and loyalty programs or apply discounts effectively.
- Bootstrapping eCommerce
This is the place where you can find advice on how to implement an eCommerce strategy or run a marketing campaign on a tight budget. This blog is very useful, especially for bootstrapped businesses or entrepreneurs who are just starting out.
Kissmetrics is the kind of blog where you find answers to most of your eCommerce questions. From trends, conversion rate optimization, retention and product marketing, to email marketing, A/B testing and customer engagement, they’ve got it all covered.
- Nerd Marketing
Nerd Marketing is all about strategies on how to grow an eCommerce business. Drew Sanocki, the founder of the blog, is a growth consultant for eCommerce executives, so there’s no doubt he shares some of the best advice out there.
- Smart Insights
The founder of Smart Insights is Dave Chaffey, a digital marketer and influencer who shares actionable marketing advice useful for online business entrepreneurs. eCommerce is one of the most frequently tackled topics on this blog, so be sure to check it out.
The HubSpot blog doesn’t really need an introduction, since for many marketers it’s the go-to online resource for news, trends and best practices. You can also find comprehensive articles about sales and customer success strategies here.
- internet RETAILER
Every entrepreneur should know by now that all eCommerce decisions should always be based on data. Internet RETAILER provides you with digital commerce insights, researches, analysis of trends and news that are very useful when making important decisions for your business.
- Conversion XL
The conversion optimization blog, founded by Peep Laja, is the first choice in optimization best practices for most marketers out there. If you’re looking for the best advice on how to skyrocket sales of your eCommerce store, then you’ve come to the right place!
- Quick Sprout
Neil Patel is a renowned marketer, entrepreneur and top influencer who shares lots of stories about how to grow your online business. On his blog, you can also find extensive guides on how to start with marketing automation, SEO, CRO, consumer psychology and building your personal brand, just to name a few.
- OkDork by Noah Kagan
Noah Kagan shares stories from his experience on how to start a business, how to be an awesome entrepreneur, what works in eCommerce (or what doesn’t) and how to do marketing the right way. OkDork could easily be a little handbook packed with actionable business advice for entrepreneurs.
- eCommerce & B2B Blog
If you’re running a B2B eCommerce business, then you are going to find this blog very useful. Here you can browse through articles that tackle all sorts of problems an entrepreneur might face, like customer expectations, how to be an eCommerce leader, how to think strategically about eCommerce spending and many more.
- Practical eCommerce
Whether you want to know more about the latest tech trends that could enhance your eCommerce business or best practices that have been around since the beginning of the Internet, you can find all these topics on the Practical eCommerce blog. eCommerce practitioners, consultants and journalists share articles and opinions helpful for ecommerce business owners.
- Jeff Bullas
Jeff Bullas is an expert in digital marketing. He started his blog with a $10 investment and it helped him become one of the top 20 digital marketing influencers in the US. Now he has millions of visitors who get access to proven tips on how to win at business in the digital world.
At Invesp, you will find a collection of eCommerce statistics that are very helpful in decision-making as well as conversion optimization tips and tricks with examples. This blog features lots of resources that will help you sell more online and retain more customers.
Ometria is a very useful blog for eCommerce marketers who want to achieve growth and success. It covers top-notch email marketing strategies and lesser-known tips and tricks that will help you reach customers more effectively.
- Baymard Institute
Baymard conducts ample research studies on all aspects of the eCommerce user experience, covering topics like search, navigation, product pages, checkout, mobile eCommerce and many more. If you are planning an eCommerce redesign, you should definitely check them out!
Talia Wolf is a conversion optimization specialist who knows a lot about landing page building, eCommerce, mCommerce and full-funnel optimization. Her tips will help you grow your business by creating experiences your customers will love and relate to.
- Conversion Sciences
A high-converting online business is something you could easily achieve if you let the people behind Conversion Sciences help you. Increasing conversion rate, average transaction value and digital marketing ROI are just a few topics they are experts in. Check out their blog to dive deep into the core principles of CRO!
- Wider Funnel
Wider Funnel recommends increasing revenue of your eCommerce business by fine-tuning your CRO strategy and investing in A/B testing to find out what works best for your business. Chris Goward is one of the experts who share marketing tweaks and CRO secrets on the popular marketing blog.
- Sixteen Ventures
Lincoln Murphy is an expert in customer success who helps his readers with advice on everything related to achieving steady growth driven by customer success. Building an organization with a customer-first mindset has the potential to ensure success of online entrepreneurs and their businesses.
- Nichole Elizabeth DeMeré
Nichole is a SaaS consultant who speaks the eCommerce language and she’s capable of developing a growing strategy from scratch for such businesses. The best thing about this is that she shares most of her secrets on her blog, so make sure you follow her posts!
- Help Scout
Help Scout is all about teaching you how to treat your customers in order to nurture the relationship you’ve built with them. Delivering amazing customer service, developing strategies on retaining customers and dealing with reviews are just a few examples of the topics you can find on this blog that are sure to help you improve your eCommerce business.