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Choosing Plugins

Part 1 – Choosing the Right Shopping Cart Plugin

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Well, good morning everybody and welcome to this first lesson in our How to create an online store with WooCommerce series. Now, I would like to introduce you to Laura Crisci. Laura has been long suffering waiting for me to get to the point where I was ready to teach this course. I think it

Lesson 2 – Part 2 – Choosing the Right Shopping Cart Plugin – Compare Plugins

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As we just discussed, you need to create a store plan for your online store. This is a store plan outline that I proposed a month ago in that course on how to make a choice about shopping cart plugins. The type of store we’re building is a large store with many digital products and

Lesson 2 – Part 1 – Choosing the Right Shopping Cart Plugin – Start with a Plan

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Good morning everybody and welcome to lesson 2 of our class in How to Sell Digital Products with WP eStore which is part of our WordPress eCommerce Seminar series. In the first lesson we created a simple online store in WP eStore but today we're going to be creating the larger store that sells lots

How to Choose the Right WordPress Shopping Cart – Part 17 – Choosing a Plugin for a Sample Project

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We are now going to consider a sample store to help you understand the process of figuring out your criteria for your eCommerce site and comparing WordPress Shopping Cart plugins. Throughout the course of the summer, we're actually going to build and work on a number of stores. And we'll create a plan like this

How to Choose the Right WordPress Shopping Cart – Part 16 – Compare your Criteria with the Plugin’s Capabilities

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Now that we've discussed how to create a plan for your WordPress eCommerce website, we're going to move on to comparing your criteria to the Shopping Cart plugins capabilities. Once you've got a plan based on the kinds of products you want to sell and how you want to sell them, now you can catalog

How to Choose the Right WordPress Shopping Cart – Part 15 – Choosing the Right Shopping Cart – Start with a Plan

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Now that I've given you a brief summary of all of the 5 WordPress Shopping Cart plugins that we’ve talked about and have been comparing here today, we're going to move on to figuring out how to choose the right plugin for your needs. We're going to start talking about how to choose the right

How to Choose the Right WordPress Shopping Cart – Part 9 – WordPress Shopping Cart Plugins (eCommerce Plugins)

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We are going to be taking a look at 5 different WordPress eCommerce Shopping Cart plugins and comparing them. We talked extensively last week about all the different elements that you have to consider, now we're going to talk about 5 different plugins and see how they potentially work in the context of the things

How to Choose the Right WordPress Shopping Cart – Part 7 – Marketing and Customer Management Criteria

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Now that we’ve discussed order processing part of the criteria for choosing an eCommerce plugin for WordPress, we’ll move on to marketing and customer management criteria. Then we have marketing criteria for choosing the right WordPress eCommerce plugin. One of the marketing criteria you want to consider is whether or not it automatically integrates with

How to Choose the Right WordPress Shopping Cart – Part 6 – Order Processing & Fulfillment Criteria

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Now that we’ve discussed product display part of the criteria for choosing an eCommerce plugin for WordPress, we’ll move on to order fulfillment or order processing criteria. One thing to consider for order processing is what payment gateways does your plugin support. The big boys are PayPal Standard, PayPal Pro and Authorize.net but not all

How to Choose the Right WordPress Shopping Cart – Part 5 – Criteria for Choosing an Ecommerce Plugin for WordPress

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Now that we've discussed the types of eCommerce sites available, we'll move on to discussing the criteria for choosing an eCommerce plugin for WordPress. I'm just going to take a look at the criteria for choosing an eCommerce plugin for WordPress. Now, there are really 6 areas of criteria to consider when you're trying to

How to Choose the Right WordPress Shopping Cart – Part 4 – Types of Ecommerce Sites

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There are a number of different types of eCommerce sites. We're going to talk about these different types of eCommerce sites because a big part of this process or perhaps the biggest part of what we're going to be doing next week is evaluating our online store needs. That is to say, what are the

How to Choose the Right WordPress Shopping Cart – Part 3 – Disadvantages of Using WordPress to Sell your Products

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Now that we've covered the advantages of using WordPress to sell your products, we're going to move on to the disadvantages. Now, as it turns out there are also disadvantages to using WordPress, in particular, disadvantages to using WordPress to sell your products and services online. One of the disadvantages is that WordPress is always

How to Choose the Right WordPress Shopping Cart – Part 2 – Advantages of Using WordPress to Sell your Products

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Now that we've covered the various ways to sell your products online, we'll move on to the advantages of using WordPress to sell your products. There are some advantages to using WordPress for your eCommerce. One of the big advantages is that WordPress is inexpensive, right? There's never any kind of a monthly fee for

How to Choose the Right WordPress Shopping Cart – Part 1 – Various Ways to Sell your Products Online

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Good morning everybody and welcome to this first session of our summer seminar series on setting up eCommerce websites with WordPress. Over the next 2 weeks we're going to be spending all of our time talking about How to Choose the Right eCommerce Plugin for your site. While we are focusing on how to sell

How to Choose the Right WordPress Shopping Cart

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There is no such thing as a "one size fits all" shopping cart for WordPress. In this seminar we discuss all of the things you need to consider before you choose the shopping cart to sell your products. We start off by discussing your various options and then provide you with a detailed checklist. From there we compare that checklist to a list of 5 WordPress shopping cart plugins to help you decide which one is right for you. These videos are available to free members.