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The e-Com market in Germany was worth 53.3 billion euros in 2018 and is expected to reach 57.8 billion euros in 2019. Are you already selling to Germany? Are you aware the newest rules and regulations with VAT?

What is happening with VAT? On 9 November 2018, the German Parliament passed a new law making online marketplaces liable for unpaid VAT by third-party merchants on their platforms. The move follows similar legislation in the UK which came into force in March 2018. The EU is going to replicate this in from January 2021. Read more!

Selling online enables you to sell all over the globe. In e-commerce anyone can sell anything to anywhere. However many online stores do not use this huge opportunity to scale up sales and reach new markets and potential customers. Why? Usually it comes down to the lack of understanding the cross-border fulfillment. Read more how to start.

 

 

Shipping orders from one single warehouse becomes inefficient once an online store is shipping multiple orders worldwide. Then it is time to think about spreading inventory to more than one location. This is called multi-warehousing or distributing inventoryThere are many advantages to multi-warehousing. Read more!

Every online store needs a server that is physically located somewhere. One of the most common option is to use a shared web hosting plan, virtual private server or i.e WooCommerce website with a WordPress-optimized service. While planning server issues you might wan't to know that faster load time increases online sales. According to researches, the page load time is directly related to conversion and immediate bounce rate. Although the difference of one or two second in the load time may quickly seem small, it can be surprisingly important. For example, according to a research done by Google, the immediate bounce rate will increase significantly after the first three seconds.  Read more in our blog!

As an online store retailer, your success depends on persuading online store visitors to buy your products (improve conversion rate). Furthermore you need to persuade your customers to buy from you over and over again (improving lifetime value).  Do you know how to influence your online store visitors to buy? Boost conversion with persuasion marketing!