The Rise of eCommerce in the Metaverse


The Metaverse is confusing, there’s no doubt about it.  Lots of companies are throwing the term around, using it to describe what they are doing, or just trying to figure out how it fits into their business model. One thing, however, is certain. The metaverse will change the face of eCommerce and has already started doing so.  What is the “Metaverse”? The term “metaverse” first appeared in the 1992 novel “Snow Crash” but recently came to mainstream popularity when Facebook announced a change in name to “Meta”. As a result…

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Beginners Guide To Becoming An eCommerce Entrepreneur


You want control of your finances, your professional destiny, and to bring something new to the world. It sounds like your ideal career is that of an eCommerce entrepreneur.  The eCommerce market offers unprecedented freedom and flexibility, especially for prospective business owners with imagination and the drive to succeed. Anyone can become an eCommerce entrepreneur, but only some will succeed. Not sure where to start? Read on for a detailed guide to becoming an eCommerce entrepreneur for beginners. What Is eCommerce? In a nutshell, eCommerce is any business transaction that…

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The Top 10 eCommerce Trends in 2022


The e-commerce market is growing faster than ever, and a lot of that growth is due to specific trends. E-commerce business owners or those looking to break into this market for the first time need to know these trends so they can take advantage of them and maximize their growth potential. Not sure what e-commerce trends are most important? Today, let’s take a look at the top 10 most important e-commerce trends for 2022 and beyond. What Are the Latest Trends in eCommerce? Like other markets, the e-commerce industry is…

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How To Build an E-Commerce Website from Scratch


The e-commerce market is growing faster than ever, and it might be the best time to build your own e-commerce website. The right e-commerce website can let you advertise and sell products to people around the globe, especially if you leverage cryptocurrency transactions. But what if you don’t know how to build an e-commerce website from scratch? In that case, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we’ll break down how to construct an e-commerce website of your very own step-by-step.  How Do I Build an E-Commerce Website? Many business…

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This is How Crypto Can (and Will) Impact Your Business on Shopify

Cryptocurrencies are increasingly capturing the attention of thousands of online companies worldwide. More and more merchants are joining this trend and using CoinPayments to accept them as an alternative payment method. In fact, more than 100,000 merchants globally already process cryptocurrency payments through our integrations, from local Point of Sales to top-tier Shopify e-commerce. This is causing a massive impact on their businesses, providing them with extra benefits that are not available to those who don’t accept crypto yet. But what are the real benefits of using this emerging payment…

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How Businesses Can Benefit from Twitter’s New Tipping Feature

The recent news from social media platform Twitter that users can now tip fellow tweeters with Bitcoin was met with applause from crypto supporters globally. However, beyond being a monumental moment for cryptocurrency adoption, this announcement was also great news for business owners around the world.  Today, we’re taking a closer look at the network Twitter is using for its new “Tip Jar” feature, the Lightning Network, to show how it presents a new opportunity for businesses to capitalize on it and increase their revenues.  What is the Lightning Network?…

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How to Market Your Ecommerce Business to Crypto Users

Already accepting crypto? Great! You’re ready to attract new customers With all the attention now on cryptocurrencies, the middle of February brought some coins to new heights. The Ethereum price went up to $1,900, while Bitcoin soared to another ATH of $51,000 on February 18th. There’s also been a growing interest in stablecoins with central banks exploring ways to integrate them into the existing financial system.  If you already accept crypto payments, then you’re on the right track. Now it’s time to market your products and services to a wider…

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Integrating CoinPayments – STEP 2: eCommerce Integration

Use CoinPayments in your Business Now that you have finished setting up your CoinPayments account and adjusting the settings to your liking, it’s time to move on to the next step. This is where the details you recorded in STEP 1 will be used (Merchant ID, IPN Secret, API Public Key, API Private Key), in order to link your eCommerce store to your CoinPayments account. Depending on how much automation you’re looking for and what type of platform you use to conduct your business activity, CoinPayments can be integrated via…

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The Effects Cryptocurrencies Could Have On The Ecommerce Industry

Believe it or not, October 2018 will be the 10-year anniversary of Satoshi Nakamoto’s famous Bitcoin Whitepaper: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System. While many doubted (or, better yet, hoped) we’ll never reach this point, key terms from the Bitcoin whitepaper, like blockchain and cryptocurrencies, have finally become a part of the popular lexicon. The public’s eyes are so enthusiastically set on cryptocurrencies that there’s almost no doubt that the idea of decentralized money is set to cause a major shift in the way our financial systems operate. However, that shift…

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