Over the years, we’ve written a bit about website design and redesign. It’s a big topic that comes up over and over again, and one that business owners shouldn’t consider lightly. Website design is an investment, but when it’s done right, you can make money on that investment. Here we bring you some of the…

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Hidden cost of Auto Parts Website Templates

When you’re finally ready to take the leap into selling parts online, it can be extremely tempting to purchase a website template. They’re cheap, you don’t have to know how to code, and you don’t have to hire a website designer. But website templates are one of those things that are simply too good to…

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Platform collage

Let’s state the obvious: If you’re going to sell auto parts and accessories online, you need an ecommerce website. The question is, should you: Build your own ecommerce site off a platform like Magento or WooCommerce, OR Pay for a hosted ecommerce solution (like Web Shop Manager, BigCommerce, or Shopify)? While there’s no cut and…

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Find list site sale

While they have no physical form, parts ecommerce websites are assets. They have intrinsic value due to the effort that goes into creating them, the loyal customer base they have, the data they’ve collected over the years, and the revenue they generate. When it’s time to buy or sell a website, it’s important to know…

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Hidden Ecommerce Site Costs

An article posted on PracticalEcommerce.com last week did a good job of enumerating some of the hidden costs of owning and operating an ecommerce website. While I’d encourage you to read the full article (and ignore the bit about bandwidth, as there are lots of solutions to that problem), the short list of hidden costs includes:

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