Sales Tax vs. Excise Tax – What’s the Difference?

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When it comes to sales, many different kinds of charges and taxes could impact your overall price, overheads, and bottom line. It is therefore important to understand which taxes would impact your business. Two of the most common forms of tax for products and services are Sales tax and Excise tax. Although similar, there are … Read more

How To Create A Shopify Store In 30 Minutes Or Less (2023 Guide)

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I’ve written extensively on how Shopify is truly one of the easiest ways to sell products online. Because of how easy it is to set up and sell on Shopify, I’ve used them for tons of different products and companies, and have referred Shopify to friends and family for years because they make it so … Read more

Shopify vs Etsy: What Platform Is Best For Your Business? (2023)

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Over the past few years, e-commerce has exploded, and the number of e-commerce platforms has grown to meet the demand. Two of the most popular choices in the market for many business owners and entrepreneurs large and small are Shopify and Etsy.  Both platforms offer an array of tools to help new businesses launch their … Read more

USPS Priority Mail Regional Rate Boxes Have Been Discontinued

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Update: As of January 2023, USPS has discontinued Regional Rate boxes. This means you will no longer be able to take advantage of regional rates. You can still use the boxes themselves, but they will be processed as weight and rate packages according to current USPS pricing rules. For the official announcement, please read the … Read more

Shopify Embed Video Code

Embedding videos on Shopify is easy with this Shopify embedded video code. Copy the code below, and replace YOUR_VIDEO_URL with the URL of the video you copied from Shopify file manager: How to Embed Videos on Shopify Pages, Themes and Products For a tutorial on how to use this code to embed videos on your … Read more

What Is An EV (Green Bar) SSL Certificate?

There are a few different SSL certificates available out there to apply¬†to your website(s) to increase security and ensure your users that you’re legit. The highest (best) SSL certificate currently available is the Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate, commonly referred to by webmasters as the “Green Bar” cert. It looks like this and you’ll probably … Read more

How to Build an E-Commerce Website From Scratch

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Whether you’re an established business or just starting out, it is completely worth your time and money to invest in building an e-commerce website so you have a online presence to service potential customers. In this guide, we’ll walk through the various requirements and tools needed to build an e-commerce website from scratch. I can’t … Read more