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Hi there, hope you're having a great Friday!
This is Colm and Simon from CommerceGurus, with a handpicked weekly roundup of eCommerce articles.
It's our last issue of 2019, we'll be taking a break over Christmas. We hope you get to relax a bit and enjoy some downtime over the coming days.
Included are a number of our most popular posts over the year.
We looked at the best reviews plugins for WooCommerce - which transform the default implementation into something far more impressive.
We also asked some of the biggest players their opinions on the biggest beginner mistakes and what emerging trends to look out for in 2020. The results are fascinating.
Wondering about alternatives to WooCommerce? I reviewed over 21 open source eCommerce platforms which you could use to build your online store.
Over the summer we created a 4+ hour explainer video and made an example dropshipping site using Shoptimizer and AliDropship. We also wrote an extensive guide detailing the whole process.
Colm wrote an extensive tutorial on how to update your WooCommerce site the correct way. This is well worth reading to avoid any potential problems now or in the future.
We also published the top WooCommerce examples in 2019. Each example includes a tip or action you can implement on your own WooCommerce site.
Images are crucial for any store. In this guide I detailed step-by-step the process I use to create and optimize images to make sure that they look great and load quickly.
As a business grows, there may be more and more aspects you wish to offload to others while you concentrate on increasing revenue. I go through some of the options you can, and perhaps should utilize.
I wrote a quick guide on improving WooCommerce's default Thank You page the simple way. It's a crucial page in the buying process and there are easy things you can do to improve it.
That's it for this edition. Simply reply to this email if you have any questions or suggestions, we read every message. Have a great holiday and see you in the new year!
Colm and Simon from CommerceGurus