Blog Roundup: The Top 10 FastSpring Blog Posts of 2018

By Caitie Gonzalez

Estimated read time: 6 minutes, 14 seconds

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545179407731{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]It has been a very interesting year for the world. This is especially true for the ecommerce industry as well! I mean, who can forget the GDPR?

At FastSpring, we’ve been hard at work not only building the best-in-class ecommerce platform, but also staying up-to-date on all of the popular trends, news, and tips that help our readers sell more around the world. We are proud of the content we have produced throughout the year.

In case you’ve missed something, here’s a list of the top 10 blog posts from 2018 that you don’t want to miss as you gear up for 2019.

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1. Successful Ecommerce Business Models: Which One Is Right for You?

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”6844″ img_size=”670×200″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545183110600{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Are you B2B or B2C? Maybe a little bit of both? Find the best business model for your product or service with this helpful blog post.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row title=”Read More” style=”modern” gradient_color_1=”turquoise” gradient_color_2=”blue” gradient_custom_color_1=”#dd3333″ gradient_custom_color_2=”#eeee22″ gradient_text_color=”#ffffff” custom_background=”#ededed” custom_text=”#666666″ outline_custom_color=”#666666″ outline_custom_hover_background=”#666666″ outline_custom_hover_text=”#ffffff” shape=”rounded” color=”grey” size=”md” align=”inline” button_block=”” add_icon=”” i_align=”left” i_type=”fontawesome” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-adjust” i_icon_openiconic=”vc-oi vc-oi-dial” i_icon_typicons=”typcn typcn-adjust-brightness” i_icon_entypo=”entypo-icon entypo-icon-note” i_icon_linecons=”vc_li vc_li-heart” i_icon_monosocial=”vc-mono vc-mono-fivehundredpx” i_icon_material=”vc-material vc-material-cake” i_icon_pixelicons=”vc_pixel_icon vc_pixel_icon-alert” css_animation=”” custom_onclick=”” link=”” el_id=”” custom_onclick_code=””][vc_column][vc_btn title=”Read More” style=”custom” custom_background=”#f68700″ custom_text=”#ffffff” align=”center” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Ffastspring.com%2Fblog%2Fcomparing-successful-ecommerce-business-models%2F|||”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545183615747{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

2. Are You Ready to be GDPR Compliant?

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”6845″ img_size=”670×200″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545183857929{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]This post is a great refresher to help you understand what the General Data Protection Regulation is all about, what it means for businesses around the world, and what FastSpring’s ecommerce platform has done to be GDPR compliant.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Read More” style=”custom” custom_background=”#f68700″ custom_text=”#ffffff” align=”center” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Ffastspring.com%2Fblog%2Fare-you-ready-to-be-gdpr-compliant%2F|||”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545183994306{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

3. How WordPress is Powering Businesses Around the World

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”7859″ img_size=”670×200″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545184217688{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Take a look at this post to learn more about why businesses choose WordPress to power their website and the FastSpring plugin for WordPress that makes it easier than ever for businesses to run their online store.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Read More” style=”custom” custom_background=”#f68700″ custom_text=”#ffffff” align=”center” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Ffastspring.com%2Fblog%2Fwordpress-powering-businesses-around-world%2F|||”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545184451184{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

4. Why You Should Care About the Wayfair State Tax Ruling

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”6851″ img_size=”670×200″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545184465664{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Taxes are in a state of constant evolution. Check out this post to learn more about the Supreme Court ruling that affects the way state sales taxes are calculated and collected.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Read More” style=”custom” custom_background=”#f68700″ custom_text=”#ffffff” align=”center” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Ffastspring.com%2Fblog%2Fcare-wayfair-state-tax-ruling%2F|||”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545184807469{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

5. The Power of Recurring Revenue for Software, Subscriptions, SaaS, and Digital Content

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”6949″ img_size=”670×200″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545184846801{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Wondering how you can boost your revenue stream? Explore how businesses earn more and grow with consistent, recurring revenue models. [/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Read More” style=”custom” custom_background=”#f68700″ custom_text=”#ffffff” align=”center” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Ffastspring.com%2Fblog%2Fpower-of-recurring-revenue-software-subscriptions-saas-digital-content%2F|||”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545185085551{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

6. How to Drive Traffic with Affiliate Marketing and Paid Media

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”6945″ img_size=”670×200″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545185158269{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]If you’re looking for a new way to drive traffic to your website, Affiliate marketing may be the answer. Learn more about Affiliate marketing, and some tips for running a successful program.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Read More” style=”custom” custom_background=”#f68700″ custom_text=”#ffffff” align=”center” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Ffastspring.com%2Fblog%2Fhow-to-drive-traffic-with-affiliate-marketing-and-paid-media%2F|||”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545185321142{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

7. The Benefits of Price Localization on Your Website

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”7125″ img_size=”670×200″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545185490186{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Are your customers global? If you’re selling online, the answer is most likely yes. See how localizing your pricing will increase sales for your business.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Read More” style=”custom” custom_background=”#f68700″ custom_text=”#ffffff” align=”center” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Ffastspring.com%2Fblog%2Fbenefits-price-localization-website%2F|||”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545185714597{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

8. 5 Hidden Ecommerce Costs You Need to Know About

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”7494″ img_size=”670×200″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545185804372{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Don’t let your business miss out on revenue. Find out what costs you may be paying with a disjointed ecommerce solution.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Read More” style=”custom” custom_background=”#f68700″ custom_text=”#ffffff” align=”center” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Ffastspring.com%2Fblog%2F5-hidden-ecommerce-costs-need-know-about%2F|||”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545186017813{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

9. Ready Player One: A Lesson in Virtual Reality and Digital Commerce

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”6921″ img_size=”670×200″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545186035845{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Rapid technological advancements in VR and AR are changing the way we shop online. Check out how businesses are adapting. [/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Read More” style=”custom” custom_background=”#f68700″ custom_text=”#ffffff” align=”center” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Ffastspring.com%2Fblog%2Fready-player-one-lesson-virtual-reality-digital-commerce%2F|||”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545186318280{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

10. 3 Strategies for Success in the Global Ecommerce Market

[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”6927″ img_size=”670×200″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545186332457{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Is your business ready to take advantage of the next wave of global ecommerce growth? Get up to speed with these three strategies.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Read More” style=”custom” custom_background=”#f68700″ custom_text=”#ffffff” align=”center” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Ffastspring.com%2Fblog%2F3-strategies-success-global-ecommerce-market%2F|||”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1545186954625{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

We hope you enjoyed catching up on the best of the best from the FastSpring blog. Our goal is to provide content that is helpful, inspiring, and dare we say it—a little fun! If you want to stay in the loop on the latest and greatest from the FastSpring blog, please subscribe.

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Caitie Gonzalez

Caitie Gonzalez is the Brand Manager at FastSpring. When Caitie isn’t busy managing content, PR, messaging, and communication channels for FastSpring, you can find her walking her dog, watching movies, and playing video games.

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