When it comes to running a digital product store, metrics provide crucial bits of data that inform all of your most important decisions, from what kind of new products to make, to where to allocate your time and resources. In this week’s edition of The EDDit, we talk about how to calculate and compare the performance of your digital products, so you can better identify what to prioritize.
If you use Easy Digital Downloads to sell digital products to consumers in the European Union (EU), you need to register with the EU and collect EU VAT…even if your business isn’t located in the EU. In this week’s edition of The EDDit, we explain how EU VAT works, and how to go about collecting it!
If you run a digital business, November and December can account for as much as 20-30% of your yearly revenue. But, what helps to bring in that sweet holiday cash? In this week’s edition of The EDDit, we dig into 4 last-minute tips for running a successful sale promotion over the holidays.
Deciding on a business model is an important step in the process of setting up your digital product store. In this week’s edition of The EDDit, we break down the different digital product business models and talk about how to choose the right one for your store.
Today we have released an important update for our Recurring Payments extension to account for an upcoming change to merchant accounts by PayPal. If you sell subscriptions through PayPal, please update to version 2.9.3 of Recurring Payments.
Transactional emails are a crucial opportunity to connect with your customers. In The EDDit this week, Max Rice from Jilt discusses and shares examples of how you can use your transactional emails to delight your customers and build stronger customer relationships.
For most digital product niches, competition comes with the territory; eventually someone will come around and either try to duplicate what you’re doing, or provide customers with an interesting alternative. In this post, we talk about what to do if this happens!
Starting your own digital product store is exciting! But, how do you make sure it’s going to last? In this week’s edition of The EDDit, we talk about some of the different ways you can set your digital product business up for long-term success!
Today, we’re announcing the beta of our initial wave of support for the Strong Customer Authentication (or SCA for short). This initial beta consists of support for the Stripe payment gateway. Update: Stripe Gateway 2.7 and Recurring Payments 2.9 are officially released, offering SCA Support for Stripe payments. I’m pleased to let you know that
How you communicate with your customers is one of the most important aspects of running a digital product store. Even though social media has dramatically changed the nature of online communications, email remains the industry standard for all kinds of purposes. Whether you want to relay information, engage your customers, build excitement, or market your
Customers are what make the eCommerce world go ‘round – in fact, you wouldn’t have a digital product store without them! So, why not show them some love? In this week’s edition of The EDDit, we’ve put together a list of 10 ways you can show your customers you value them.
Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) is coming into effect in the near future. In this article we look at what it is, why it’s important, how it affects your EDD-powered store, and what updates we’re making.
Whether you run your own digital product store or some other type of business, entrepreneurship can be a roller coaster ride. In this post, we’ve put together some of our tips for staying inspired through the highs and lows.
Creating a successful digital product store is no small feat! Like most ventures, it comes with its share of potential roadblocks. In this week’s edition of The EDDit, we discuss some of these common obstacles and how to overcome them.
Having a business plan together is crucial if you want to set your digital product store up for success! In this week’s edition of The EDDit, we cover how to go about creating one.
Ah, taxes. Quite possibly the least fun part about selling digital products, right? In this edition of The EDDit, we lay out some important tips for dealing with digital product taxes, so you can get your ducks in a row – and rest easy.
If you sell digital products, you’re probably aware that there’s a certain amount of piracy and unauthorized use that comes with the territory – but, what exactly (and how much) should you be doing to guard against it? In this week’s edition of The EDDit, we cover some of the most effective measures you can take to protect your digital products.