Metorik Review: Better WooCommerce Reporting and Management

Have you ever heard a WooCommerce user say, “wow, I love the built-in WooCommerce reporting functionality?”.

I don’t mean to rag on WooCommerce. But let’s face it:

The default reporting and customer/order management features aren’t that great, especially when you compare them to something like Shopify.

In fact, reporting is a common pain point for WooCommerce stores, which is what led Bryce Adams, a former developer at Automattic/WooCommerce, to launch Metorik.

Metorik is a web app that easily connects to your WooCommerce store and provides a much more robust reporting and management interface.

In my Metorik review, I’ll tell you a bit more about what it does and give you a look around the Metorik dashboard.

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Jilt Review: Send Cart Abandonment Emails for WooCommerce or Easy Digital Downloads

Did you know that, on average, 69.23% of shoppers who add an item to their cart end up not actually purchasing that item?

That’s shocking, right? I mean – I’m definitely shocked.

You spend so much time and effort getting people to your store so that they’ll actually click the Add to Cart button. Then, 69.23% of those people never even complete their order. Ouch!

Jilt aims to change that. It’s a cart abandonment plugin/app for WooCommerce and Easy Digital Downloads (and Shopify, if that’s your thing).

Basically, Jilt tries to help you convince some of the people who abandon their cart to come back and make a purchase by sending smartly timed cart abandonment emails.

There’s pretty good data to back up the idea that cart abandonment emails are a good strategy. But just how easy does Jilt make it to send cart abandonment emails on WordPress? That’s what I aim to find out in my Jilt review.

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How to track WooCommerce external/affiliate product link clicks in Google Analytics

Today we dive into exactly how to track WooCommerce external/affiliate product link clicks in Google Analytics. WooCommerce is a pretty kickass eCommerce platform for WordPress with full featured Add to Cart/Checkout functionality. But many WooCommerce users sell affiliate products via third party websites like Amazon. In this scenario WooCommerce gives us a great solution to managing our product catalog and when customers click on the “Buy now” button they’re redirected to whatever link you specify. In WooCommerce these are known as “External/Affiliate” products.

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How to fix broken featured products in WooCommerce 3.0

This post covers how to fix broken Featured Products in WooCommerce 3.0. If you’ve been displaying WooCommerce Featured Products for some time and they are suddenly no longer displaying at all or appear to be displaying the wrong products, chances are you’ve recently upgraded to WooCommerce 3.0 and your shop is running out of date methods for retrieving WooCommerce products. Well fear not, we’re here with a simple fix to get your featured products displaying correctly again 🙂
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How to Sell Services and Accept Payments With WordPress and WooCommerce

Are you struggling to accept payments for services on your WordPress site? It can be tricky. See, WordPress makes it fairly simple to get the job done…but not without help from some plugins.

In this post, I’ll show you how to get paid for your services on WordPress using the popular WooCommerce plugin. No matter if you’re part of a law firm, medical office, a consultant, or anyone else looking to accept payment for services, WooCommerce can work for you.

And in this post, I’ll show you exactly how to get set up.

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