Prep Your E-Commerce Business For The 2020 Holiday Season With These 14 Tips

Prepping for the holiday season rush is something e-commerce companies do every year, but 2020 may prove particularly challenging. It’s likely many consumers will prefer to do most of their shopping online as the pandemic lingers. While this is good news for the bottom line, e-commerce sites must be ready to smoothly manage increased Web traffic, sales and shipments this year if they want to keep their customers happy—and coming back.

So what additional steps should e-commerce businesses be considering as they ramp up for the end of the year? Below, the members of Forbes Technology Council share 14 tips to help you get your e-commerce business ready to run at top speed this holiday season.

1. Outsource your vendor support.

Outsource your support team to a

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Chicago actor uses computer hobby to help prep students for e-learning amid pandemic

CHICAGO — When the COVID-19 pandemic forced David Roth out of work last March he spent his days fiddling with computers. 

But as the school year began to get underway this Chicagoan decided to use his hobby to help by prepping dozens of students for e-learning.   

David Roth is one of Chicago’s Very Own.  

If you take one look at his dining room table,you might mistake Roth for a computer repairman. 

“I’ve always been a tinkerer, take things apart and put them back together,” he said.

But as fascinated as Roth is with the inner workings of a computer, this Northsider is also an accomplished actor, and like so many others, he found himself without work as a result of the pandemic.

“Everything just stopped,” he said. “As freelancers, as a gig worker in that sense, as an actor, nobody could do anything.”

Roth said he was getting itchy with

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