Best Ecommerce Blogs to Follow

Last updated March 23, 2017
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If you’re looking for the best ecommerce blogs in one place, then you’ll love this guide.

We personally read and reviewed 68 of the best blogs

And you can filter through the list to find the best ecommerce blog for you.

Bonus: Don’t have time to check out all the blogs? No worries. Scroll down the page and download a free PDF version of this guide.

Ecommerce Blog Types


  1. analytics
  2. beginner
  3. business
  4. agency
  5. law
  6. news
  7. successful
  8. solution
  9. cro
  10. seo
  11. software
  12. marketing
  13. ux
  14. customer loyalty
  15. growth
  16. copy

Giles's Favourites


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A Better Lemonade Stand

beginner Giles Thomas's Favorite
Written by ex-Shopify marketing guy, Richard Lazazzera, this is arguably the best ecommerce blog around. Pick your ecommerce topic and you’re pretty much certain to find some sound advice on it here.

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Self Startr

beginner
Written by a work-at-home dad, this blog provides you with a guide to succeeding in ecommerce business right from the beginning - and every single step of the way.

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Bootstrapping Ecommerce

beginner
Written by Chicago-based Shabbir Nooruddin, who’s been selling online since he was 10! It’s all about eCommerce marketing, SEO, PPC, Social Media and so on – but from the perspective of a shoestring budget.

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Ecommerce Pulse

beginner
Written by US-based Shopify entrepreneur, Leighton Taylor, it includes details on experiments performed on his own ecommerce site and video tutorials/podcasts on how to optimize your own website and grow your business.

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Ecommerce Training Academy

beginner
Written by Alaa Hassan, an experienced Canadian ecommerce & digital marketing professional, it covers proven tips and strategies to help you increase sales and grow a profitable, successful ecommerce business.

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Kissmetrics

analytics
Kissmetrics is a well-established name in online marketing strategy and software founded by Neil Patel, one of the top influencers on the web. Its blog features articles on analytics, marketing, and testing.

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Luna Metrics

analytics
Founded by a former director of the Digital Analytics Association and a winner of a BusinessWomen First award, the Luna Metrics blog features posts on using analytics and data in your business, as well as conversion rate optimization and the latest industry news.

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Cutroni – Analytics Talk

analytics
The place to go if you want to know more about Google Analytics – and how it can help your ecommerce business. Written by Justin Cutroni – the Analytics Advocate at Google.

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Google Analytics Solutions

analytics
This is the ‘other’ place to go to find out more about Google Analytics – again, this is straight from the horse’s mouth. Quite a lot of focus on the Google Analytics 360 Suite.

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Simo Ahava’s Blog

analytics
Simo Ahava is a Google Developer Expert for Google Analytics. He is from Finland and is another trusted authority on everything to do with measurement and analytics for your business – but he makes it simple and actionable.

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The Guardian’s Ecommerce Blog

business
The Guardian is one of the UK’s leading newspapers and its ecommerce blog features high-quality articles from a wide variety of writers on all aspects of ecommerce business.

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Business Insider’s Ecommerce Blog

business
Business Insider is a major player in online business news and its blog is an excellent way to stay abreast of all the latest ecommerce business developments.

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Klient Boost

agency Giles Thomas's Favorite
A blog that focuses on PPC and CRO – with posts on everything from Adwords to landing pages and performance analytics. Company founder, Jonathan Dane, is an international speaker and contributes to the blog.

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Demac Media

agency
A blog to help you build and grow your ecommerce business from a Canadian agency founded by Matt Bertulli - a self-confessed ‘ecommerce nerd’ and public speaker.

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Groove

agency
This blog is all about improving conversion rates on ecommerce sites. It is written by multiple authors from a full-service US-based agency specializing in branding and design, ecommerce website development, and other marketing services.

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CPC Strategy Blog

agency
CPC is an agency that focuses on Google shopping management, paid search, Amazon sales, and Facebook ads – the content of its blog closely reflects this.

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Ecommerce Law

law
This Canadian law firm has found a niche with ecommerce law by covering all aspects of the legal side of owning, operating, and marketing an ecommerce business online.

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Ecommerce Times

news
Everything from the latest in cloud technology, apps, mobile, social media, marketing, and enterprise IT – this is one of the most comprehensive resources for up-to-date ecommerce business news on the web. Part of the ECT News Network.

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National Retail Federation

news
A collection of posts on the latest retail news from the world’s largest retail trade association – based in the US but representing retailers from more than 45 countries. Not only ecommerce news but a lot of ecommerce-related articles that are useful for online store owners.

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CMS Wire

news
This is a popular web magazine published by Simpler Media Group, with daily updates about Customer Experience Management, Digital Marketing, Social Business and Enterprise Information Management.

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Kikolani

successful
Founded by freelance writer Kristy Hines, this blog features marketing tips for ecommerce brands and for personal, professional, and business bloggers to succeed in search and social media marketing.

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Sujan Patel

successful Giles Thomas's Favorite
Sujan Patel is the cousin of Neil Patel and founder of the marketing agency, Web Profits. He has worked with some of the world’s top online companies and his blog focuses on growth and marketing strategies for online businesses.

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Get Uplift

successful
A blog from Israeli blogger, trainer, and public speaker, Talia Wolf, who specializes in conversion optimization strategies for ecommerce and other online businesses.

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Get Elastic

successful
Claims to be the ‘Number 1 subscribed ecommerce blog’ with more than 20,000 subscribers. The company is a supplier of enterprise software for omnichannel ecommerce and provides online marketing and ecommerce content to support this.

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Practical Ecommerce

successful
A well-established US-based blog that provides independent articles and commentary to help businesses succeed online. Contributions from a number of authors with content covering all aspects of ecommerce business.

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Ecommerce Fuel

successful
Ecommerce Fuel is a community of 1,000 store owners and professionals. Founder Andrew Youderian is based in Montana and his mission is to build the world’s best community for high-six-and-seven-figure eCommerce merchants.

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Gorilla360

successful Giles Thomas's Favorite
An Australian-based ecommerce marketing company with a blog focused on longer term strategies for continuous ecommerce growth.

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Ecommerce Platforms

solution
This is by web design blogger Catalin Zorzini from Romania. He was struggling to find the best ecommerce platform - so he set up this blog to help others with the same problem by reviewing ecommerce software and website builders.

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Ecommerce Guide

solution
Unbiased and up-to-date ecommerce platform reviews, the latest ecommerce news, and expert consultancy advice for anyone wishing to sell online. Also good for jobs and product launches.

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Lemon Stand

solution
Produced by an ecommerce platform called Lemon Stand, this Canadian blog covers the four basic elements of ecommerce success: design, marketing best practice, SEO, and CRO, and invites content from guest bloggers as well as generating its own content.

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Big Commerce

solution
Big Commerce is a large US-based but Australian-founded ecommerce company. Its dedicated blog is aimed at helping you grow your business with advice on design, marketing, payments, and shipping, as well as the latest product news.

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PrestaShop

solution
PrestaShop is a free ecommerce solution with a blog that covers a range of ecommerce tips and advice to improve the design and performance of your online store.

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Magento

solution
The major ecommerce platform Magento has a useful blog for its users, covering all aspects of the platform, from usage and optimization tips to getting to know the people who build the platform and the latest Magento news.

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Shopify Plus Blog

solution
The Shopify Plus blog is designed to help larger, established ecommerce enterprises with large volumes of traffic to continue to grow on Shopify.

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Conversion Rate Experts

cro
Free reports, articles, and podcasts on improving conversion rates - this company has a large presence in North America and Europe, providing advice and services for businesses that generate over $250,000 per year.

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ConversionXL

cro Giles Thomas's Favorite
A well-established leader in conversion know-how, the blog from ConversionXL is one of the most popular on conversion, featuring content aimed at helping you get ‘lucrative’ results - with contributions from founder Peep Laja, CXL staff, and guest bloggers.

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Conversion Voodoo

cro
An optimization methodology blog from a California-based conversion and landing page optimization company, based on 10 years of running online marketing campaigns for their clients.

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The Daily Egg

cro
Crazy Egg is a well-known conversion rate optimization company out of the US, which was co-founded by Neil Patel of Kissmetrics. Its blog, The Daily Egg, focuses on all kinds of tips for improving conversions on your website. Of course, it’s written by ‘eggsperts’!

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Conversion Sciences

cro
Conversion Sciences is the brainchild of Americans Brian Massey and Joel Harvey, who started this A/B testing company in 2007. The blog shares tips that will help you ‘find the hidden money’ in your website.

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Grow and Convert

cro
A content marketing blog set up by co-founders Benji Hyam and Dehevesh Kanal, with proven strategies for creating better content that helps your business grow, as well as tips on most other aspects of online marketing.

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Unbounce Blog

cro
Unbounce is a large, Canadian-based landing page and conversion optimization blog, with a variety of contributors writing articles that help with online marketing campaigns, lead generation, content marketing, copywriting, PPC, and more...

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Optimizely Blog

cro
Optimizely calls itself the ‘World’s leading experimentation platform’. Its blog features many writers with articles on strategies for testing your site’s performance so that you can tweak it, personalize the user experience, and get better results.

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Convince & Convert

cro
Founded by American Jay Baer in 2008, Convince & Convert focuses on blogs, podcasts, emails, ebooks, webinars, and live training, as well as strategic marketing advice. This content marketing blog covers both the media and marketing elements of running online businesses.

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Invesp CRO

cro
Founded by Amazon Bestselling authors, Khalid Saleh and Ayat Shukairy, this blog backs up the services the company provides: website and landing page optimization, AB Testing, and shopping cart abandonment strategies.

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Search Engine Land

seo
Search Engine Land is one of the Web’s leading daily publications covering all aspects of search marketing. Its blog focuses on helping businesses keep across the latest news and how they can make changes to get better Google rankings.

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Search Engine Watch

seo
Based out of London, Search Engine Watch is an established search engine news site, providing tips for site owners trying to improve their ability to be found in search engines,
as well as analysis of the search engine industry.

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Smashing Magazine

seo
Smashing Magazine was founded by Germans Vitaly Friedman and Sven Lennartz, and contains technical tips and information on building websites for professional web designers and developers.

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The Moz Blog

seo
The Moz Blog includes a huge collection of articles from the Moz co-founders and many other expert contributors, covering technical and marketing aspects of SEO and website optimization.

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Backlinko

seo Giles Thomas's Favorite
The Backlinko blog is from Brian Dean, one of the leading authorities on link building and other aspects of SEO to improve search engine rankings for your website.

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Fomo

software
Fomo is a one-click plugin for marketing and this ‘social proof blog’ focuses on conversion optimization, A/B testing and all things that help to increase sales.

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Sumo Stories

software
AppSumo is a suite of site-growing solutions to help you get more traffic, build a following, and track your success. It focuses on email list building and the blog covers topics mainly related to email marketing.

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Yotpo

software
Yotpo helps ecommerce site owners get more ratings and reviews, using user-generated content to boost traffic and increase sales. Its blog features plenty of interesting content about reviews and the power of UGC.

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Spin Sucks

marketing
Spin Sucks is a Chicago-based blog for PR and marketing pros. It is dedicated to strategies for building PR programs that increase awareness for brands, get them on the first page of Google, and generate more referral leads.

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Econsultancy

marketing
Econsultancy provides marketers and ecommerce professionals with research, data, analysis, training, consulting, events and online resources that enable online success. The blog reflects the strategies they use and receives over 450,000 visitors each month.

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Quick Sprout

marketing
Quick Sprout is another of Neil Patel’s main ventures, helping people to optimize websites to grow traffic. This blog allows you to tap into the success and wisdom from a key influencer on the Web in all-things ecommerce and all-things online marketing.

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Store Growers

marketing
This blog is run by Dennis Moons, a Belgian-based ecommerce consultant. Over the past five years, he’s helped people solve the question of how to get more visitors to their stores, and the blog is a key educational tool in this respect.

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HubSpot Ecommerce Blog

marketing
HubSpot started in 2004, when blogging was just getting going. The ecommerce blog is just one small part of the wide array of sales and marketing topics covered by HubSpot and features content from many writers on all the ins and outs of running a successful ecommerce business.

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The UX Booth

ux
The UX Booth is a blog for the user experience community - mainly beginning-to-intermediate user experience and interaction designers. Articles cover all aspects of design, performance analysis, and optimizing the user experience.

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The Baymard Institute Blog

ux
The Baymard Institute is based in Copenhagen and conducts research studies on ecommerce usability. A valuable resource for industry professionals, marketers, and ecommerce business owners, the blog features mainly long-form posts with details of how the research translates into UX decisions for your website.

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Rise Pro

marketing Giles Thomas's Favorite
A blog by Angelo Lo Presti and Yours Truly! It’s dedicated to Instagram marketing strategy, covering everything you need to know in order to implement a killer Instagram marketing strategy for your ecommerce business.

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Buffer Social Blog

marketing
Buffer is an app that makes it easy to share what you're reading. The blog is all about social media marketing strategy and includes a wide variety of posts from several contributors, with a focus on storytelling through social media.

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Referral Candy

marketing
As the name suggests, Referral Candy is all about word-of-mouth marketing and increasing the amount of referral business you get. The blog features content from many writers, with a focus on big brand stories.

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Help Scout

customer loyalty
Help Scout is all about creating customer support tools that retain and delight existing customers. The blog reflects this focus, with articles about how you can improve customer experience, customer support, and customer loyalty.

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Nerd Marketing

growth
This blog features a selection of articles and podcasts that provide growth hacks for marketing executives. It is run by Drew Sanocki, who started and sold Growth Republic.

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Ecommerce Lift

growth
This blog is dedicated to ecommerce growth strategies and tips, with articles on CRO, store design, store platforms, content tips, user experience optimization, and a smattering of brand stories.

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Copyblogger

copy
This is a well-established blog that shows you how to get your message out with copy that attracts attention, drives traffic, and builds your business. Articles with all types of content marketing copy tips.

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Copy Hackers

copy
A Canadian blog simply focused on helping you use your words to make more impact - sounds easy, but it is a skill that is very much learned with practice. Here’s where you find out how...

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Best Ecommerce Blog List PDF

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Hi, I’m Giles Thomas. Founder of AcquireConvert, the place where ecommerce entrepreneurs & businesses go to learn how to increase conversions & profits. I’m also the founder of ecommerce growth agency Whole Design Studios. I’m a head marketing mentor at the Google Launchpad Accelerator & Google Marketing Expert. Ps. Check out my new blog RisePro.co

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  1. ho ho …
    i must try one by one ha ha

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