Tips & Tricks

The Heart of Repeat Business – Part 3 of 3

By Lake Furney, VP of Marketing and Communications on September 27, 2013

Landing enough customers to always be profitable, and keeping them for life… That’s the dream of every committed business person.  And a BIG part of making that happen is how you make your

What B2B eCommerce is NOT

By CoreXpand's B2B E-Commerce Team on August 27, 2013

With all the talk about B2B e-commerce these days, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when you’re trying to understand not only what it is, but how it fits into your business. Some “experts”

How B2B eCommerce Can Increase Sales Profits

By CoreXpand's B2B E-Commerce Team on August 12, 2013

Cutting costs has always been a crucial element for any business looking to increase its bottom line. And these days, it’s not just buyers and purchasing managers who must be vigilant; every department,

Lesser Known Advantages of B2B E-commerce

By CoreXpand's B2B E-Commerce Team on August 8, 2013

The numerous advantages of modern B2B E-commerce – ability to adapt quickly to customer needs, streamlined ordering, scalability, etc., etc. are plain to see. But there are other, less obvious advantages that can

Procurement Management: The Best of the Old and the New

By Lake Furney, VP of Marketing and Communications on June 24, 2013

Today’s business is largely electronic and internet-oriented.  What was once procurement is now e-procurement. Embracing the growing trends in automation is becoming an increasingly important strategic approach to staying profitable and relevant in

Tip of the Day – Automate your industry and competitor research

By Lake Furney, VP of Marketing and Communications on March 7, 2012

There is a free tool that Google generously offers that is a great B2B research and B2B marketing tool for all business professionals. It’s a simple, effective way to research your industry, keep

How To Write Basic HTML for Absolute Beginners

By Lake Furney, VP of Marketing and Communications on February 17, 2012

As your customers and prospects visit your website, there may be times that you want to emphasize a certain idea or have a particular idea attract a little more attention. One simple way

Promotional products suppliers: Are you ready for the big one?

By Lake Furney, VP of Marketing and Communications on December 20, 2011

For many in the promotional products industry, it’s not officially the New Year until the PPAI EXPO in Las Vegas. For 2012, that’s January 2-6. While consumers are hurriedly running around buying last

An easy way to increase your company store revenue

By Karen Inman on December 19, 2011

Online Shopping: Registered User vs. Guest User Standard functionality on most company store sites is that a shopper must register as a user of the store in order to add items to their

Setting up private versus public access to your company stores

By Karen Inman on December 6, 2011

The CoreXpand ecommerce system allows you to control whether your products or services are available to the general public for purchase or only to registered users. A registered user could be anyone that

Access Codes – Better spend management via user access codes

By John Winchester on November 29, 2011

Access Codes are your Friend! Some of our clients are already utilizing the use of access codes on their sites. Since I just finished a big project using them, I thought I would

Don’t think your products will sell online? Here’s why you should think again…

By Chris Shults, Punchout Catalog and B2B e-Commerce Specialist on November 21, 2011

If eBay and Amazon have taught us anything, it’s that eCommerce is here to stay. But more than that, it is becoming the number one way people buy, period.  But in the B2B

Is being profitable your only goal?

By Alan Lowe on November 10, 2011

A wise man once told me, “ For a business, profits are like breathing – without them you die.” But profits cannot be the only goal.  For a company to grow and be

Are you making the most of your sites?

By John Winchester on November 1, 2011

One thing that happens frequently in our day to day conversations with our valued customers is the “moment of discovery”… when they realize just how remarkably flexible our e-commerce solutions really are. This

What is Strategic Sourcing or Strategic Procurement?

By Lake Furney, VP of Marketing and Communications on October 19, 2011

Often used interchangeably, these terms refer to the process of determining which components, if any, of a product or service should be produced in-house and which components should be outsourced to another company.