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How to do Dropshipping in the USA from India? A Definitive Guide
Dropshipping

How to do Dropshipping in the USA from India? A Definitive Guide

With an increasing shift in the number of online shoppers worldwide - the best time to enter into eCommerce is right now & the Covid-19 pandemic has also further necessitated this shift. The dropshipping business model often comes as an easy & lucrative way to step into eCommerce Entrepreneurship. (not actually easy though) Dropshipping is an online retail fulfillment method wherein the sellers (drop shippers) don't have to manufacture any product, purchase any inventory or take care of the product delivery. This means you just have to find a product (and its supplier), set up a store & start sending traffic to it to generate sales. According to GrandViewResearch, the global dropshipping market size was valued at USD 102.2 billion in 2018 and is expec...
90K Attacks Per Minute on WordPress Websites! Are you Secure?
WordPress, WordPress Security

90K Attacks Per Minute on WordPress Websites! Are you Secure?

WordPress is probably the best thing that ever happened to many of us who are using it. For those who don't know what WordPress is - it is an open-source (free to use & modify) website building & content management tool - developed & managed by some of the most dedicated folks in the World. But despite being such a powerful & popular CMS tool, it is also the most hacked. According to statistics from 40,000+ popular WordPress websites, more than 70% of WordPress installations are vulnerable to hacking attacks. WordFence, a popular WordPress security plugin once reported that there are over 90,000 attacks per minute on WordPress. These stats are extreme & clearly indicates the importance minimizing your risks of getting attacked or -hacked! If you're ...
Drop Shipping Tips 2021: Boost Conversions & Become Profitable
Dropshipping

Drop Shipping Tips 2021: Boost Conversions & Become Profitable

Low starting up costs in drop shipping model makes it easy for aspiring entrepreneurs to enter the eCommerce game. Many enters every day, but very fewer of them stays. Just because the entry barriers are low, doesn't mean the business should be treated lightly. Drop shipping is also like any other ecommerce business, it's just that you don't need to pay for inventory. Everything else is same - store development, social media marketing, design, navigation, email marketing, Facebook ads, ad optimization, content creation, SEO etc. If we talk about drop shipping specifically - the business model is even harder to sustain because of low profit margins. Often times, things can get messy that can kill your drop shipping store - your dreams! While technology is constantly ...
How To Sell Paintings Online: Monetizing Your Artistic Talent
Sell Online

How To Sell Paintings Online: Monetizing Your Artistic Talent

Selling art is definitely not an easy task! Prospective buyers are very hard to reach and even if you manage to reach them, they might not be interested in buying from you unless they've heard your name or about your art before. However, digital marketing has made things very easier for us & this is the right time to embrace technology. In this blog, I will discuss about how you can leverage digital marketing & sell paintings / artwork online as an artist. Points described in this article below will definitely help you spread awareness about you, your artwork & eventually sell more of your artwork. Just in case you're not familiar with internet concepts such as blogging, advertising, social media marketing, SEO - hold tight & invest some time in learning a...
Try Hacking Your WordPress Website Before Hackers Do!
WordPress, WordPress Security

Try Hacking Your WordPress Website Before Hackers Do!

If you use WordPress, it is really important to get yourself familiar with some security measures to keep your website safe from potential hacking attacks. There were over 90 billion malicious login attacks from 57 million unique IP addresses at a rate of 2,800 attacks per second targeting WordPress, says WordFence. WordPress, being a powerful & open source CMS, invite potential security threats as well. There has been a long history of WordPress websites being targeted by hackers because of security issues. Here are some of the WordPress security vulnerability stats you should look at: 41% of WordPress attacks are caused because of vulnerability on the hosting platform. [Souce: Unknown]61% of infected WordPress websites were out of date. [Souce: Sucuri] 8% of...
Google My Business Listing Optimization: Boost Local SEO
Google My Business Optimization, Local Search Optimization

Google My Business Listing Optimization: Boost Local SEO

Google My Business is a free tool that allows business owners create their business profiles in Google Maps - which is then shown in search results & maps - to nearby people who might be looking for your business, services or products. Example - The query "Pure veg restaurants near me" brings up search results like this - These restaurants listed here are all nearby ones to the user who typed the query - based on his device GPS, or last known location. This is how Google My Business helps business businesses boost their online presence. However, to make the most out of this free service, it's important to implement a few best practices while creating & managing this business profile - this is known as Google My Business optimization. Some market...
Choose The Right WordPress Theme: The Only Guide You Need
WordPress

Choose The Right WordPress Theme: The Only Guide You Need

WordPress, being the most widely used Website CMS, comes with a pool of over 10,000+ themes & this makes it a little complex for us to choose which WordPress theme would be right for my website or blog. A theme is basically a group of files (graphics, CSS, etc) that control our website's overall feel & appearance. Not all themes available in the WordPress theme directory are good, & not all themes that look good are actually good. We live in a tech-savvy world, we are modern, we expect modern interfaces with intuitive designs. On the other hand, the ever-evolving SEO game makes it critical nowadays to thoroughly test a theme before owning it. For example, it is mandatory to have a responsive website if you are planning to leverage SEO. Similarly, there are...