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Essential E-Commerce Website Features: Tips and Examples

There are many different approaches you can take when designing an e-store. However, you might notice that effective e-commerce websites have certain site features that are absolutely critical to the shopper’s experience.

We will look at these common features that you will find in almost all e-commerce websites.


Building the 3D Web

3D seems to come in waves. Those who are old enough will remember wearing colored 3D glasses and watching titles such as It Came from Outer Space and Robot Monster on the silver screen. Starting with Bwana Devil in 1952, Hollywood released over 60 3D films in three years, and cinema was changed forever. Or so the story went.


Designing Pricing Plans for Subscription-Based Web Apps

When your business model revolves around reoccurring subscriptions — which is a popular model for software as a service (SaaS) products like Basecamp, FreshBooks and CampaignMonitor — the most difficult part of generating revenue becomes getting users to sign up.

That’s where pricing plans — different subscription options with variations in price and features — play a pivotal role.


Articles on improving your career as a freelancer, instructions for landing projects, and even lists of great places to go for freelance work — it’s tough not to encounter them, with a great deal of the largest design sites focusing on helping their readers and members find projects to work on.

In fact, amongst design blogs, it’s tough to find one that doesn’t cover the business side of the freelance profession.


Editor’s note: This is an exclusive excerpt from the course, How To Email Important People.

As web professionals, we spend a significant amount of time communicating through email. In many cases, getting a fast response to our emails can mean the difference between enjoying our job and stressing about deadlines.

Here are 9 top-notch tips for writing emails that make it as easy as possible for the recipient to send you a response.