Top 8 Tech Terms Entrepreneurs Need to Know (but are afraid to ask about) – 2017

Top 8 Tech Terms Entrepreneurs Need to Know (but are afraid to ask about) – 2017

Scene: I’m sitting in my favorite shared-workspace, heads-down, diligently trying to wrap up a few end of year items. As I sip my 6 oz. Turmeric-infused Almond Milk Cappuccino, I overhear the following conversation between two people next to me: Todd: “Dude, my UI guy knows nothing about SEO.  He’s all CSS and HTML, and I’m like “what about my organic traffic”?  It’s like he’s going to let me leave everything up to my SEM.” Margo: “Ugh, I totally understand. I just got off Slack with my CRO dude, and he’s so amazed that my new site has a UI with literally no CTA’s. Know what I mean?” No...
Shopify VS BigCommerce – Comparison Review (2017)

Shopify VS BigCommerce – Comparison Review (2017)

NOTE: Review last updated May 15, 2017. In the land of e-commerce stores (aka “Shopping Carts”), there are tons of options. Two online store providers that have risen to the top of the pile and won over hundreds of thousands of happy store owners are BigCommerce and Shopify. These two companies have done the right things over the past few years to become a first choice for solo-prenuers, small businesses, and large corporations alike. So if you’re looking for a large, stable, feature-rich online store that won’t need a ton of maintenance and babysitting, you’ve...
Shopify Review – 2017

Shopify Review – 2017

  Introduction NOTE: This review was last updated May 15, 2017. Here at Clarity Lab, we’ve been burning the home fires, cranking out what we hope are helpful and informative reviews of software packages built to help business-minded individuals get ahead. Whether you’re interested in a particular tool (such as Shopify) or comparing one or more tools (e.g. Shopify vs. BigCommerce) we’ve got you covered. Today we’re reviewing Shopify, a MAJOR player in the E-Commerce / Online Retail category and a great option for many online retailers. There are a lot of Shopify reviews out there, so...
BigCommerce Review – 2017

BigCommerce Review – 2017

NOTE: This review was last updated on May 12, 2017. I’m super excited to be doing this BigCommerce review – I’ve used the product for more than three years for one of my online stores, and I’m eager to share my experience (both the good and the bad) with you.  I’m going to dive in deep and try to give you one of the most useful BigCommerce reviews around. Spoiler alert: it’s almost all good. Table of contents What is BigCommerce? What can BigCommerce do for you? Getting Started Store Setup Store Dashboard Setting Up Shop Store Profile Store Settings Payments Tax Shipping...