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ProductCart v4.7 preview: see what’s new in our shopping cart software

We’ve been working on ProductCart v4.7 for quite some time. We thought we’d be able to release it a couple of months ago, but then – as it often happens in software development – we decided to work on it a bit and take care of some more “to do’s”. Well, it’s almost time to […]

PayPal Holiday Campaign can help drive sales!

As a ProductCart merchant, you already know we support PayPal… the fastest, easiest, and most secure way to accept credit cards and PayPal payments online. Whether your customers shop on PCs or mobile devices, PayPal optimizes the experience to help you capture more sales. Plus, when you add PayPal as a payment option, you add […]

CompressionStore drives product reviews by motivating customers to share their opnions

CompressionStore is a North Carolina-based multi-channel retailer that has become one of the largest online wholesalers of medical compression hosiery. By offering a large inventory of medical compression apparel and a high level of customer service (i.e. free shipping on orders over $50, 150% best price guarantee, and a 180 day return policy), they’ve grown rapidly and […]

Streamline your shipping steps with the ProductCart-DYMO Endicia integration!

Many ProductCart merchants sell products that are well suited to shipping via the U.S. Postal Service… are you one of them? If you are sending lightweight packages to residential addresses (the “sweet spot” for the USPS), you might want to consider the time savings allowed by printing postage directly on the shipping label. Everyone knows […]

The free shipping dilemma: what’s the right order amount?

Free shipping is popular among both shoppers and merchants It is common knowledge in the ecommerce world that online shoppers have become accustomed to obtaining free shipping on their orders, at some level or another. An article recently published by Internet Retailer (Striving for free: As free shipping becomes a must-have service, retailers crunch their numbers […]

What’s happening in the ProductCart community?

There’s all kinds of discussions happening in the ProductCart community every week, and some of them take place on the ProductCart forums at http://www.earlyimpact.com/forum/ customers that discuss ideas about how to accomplish a certain task with ProductCart; developers talking about a new extension for ProductCart; store managers suggesting improvements to a certain feature; … and […]

An ecommerce bridge to over 40 accounting systems

One of the biggest headaches of running an ecommerce business is getting data from the online store to your company’s accounting package. As things grow and your company starts using a CRM and/or ERP system, moving data to and from those systems becomes another headache. Up to this point ProductCart users have been able to leverage […]

FedEx Web Services Phase II is now available!

After several months of internal development and working closely with the certification team at FedEx, we are happy to announce that Phase II of FedEx Web Services has been completed! This new integration will allow merchants that enable FedEx’s latest solution to not only provide real-time shipping rates to their customers, but also manage the […]

Apps for ProductCart: a list of recently updated partner add-on’s

There are many apps for ProductCart developed in the ProductCart community. We call them “Partner Add-on’s”, to differentiate them from the add-on’s for our shopping cart software that have been developed internally here at Early Impact. Many of these apps are very popular among ProductCart users. Here is a list of apps that have been […]

The ProductCart Support & Updates Plan… What and Why?

  Over the past few years, several customers have asked us to explain the specific terms and purpose of the Support & Updates Plan, so we decided to turn it in to a blog post. Before we talk about that however, we think it makes sense to briefly describe the different types of shopping cart […]