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How to Use Gun Forums for Firearm Advertising

How to Use Gun Forums for Firearm Advertising

If you’re new to selling in the firearm industry, you may have learned that it is difficult to get traffic to your site right from the start. With so many players in the gun shop eCommerce game, it can be hard to drive customers to your specific site. Firearm advertising is also difficult in that you can not pay to advertise on major search engines like Google or Yahoo, because they ban gun marketing of any kind. Continue reading on to find out how gun forums specifically can help with firearm advertising and in turn help your eCommerce site grow to where it needs to be despite the many restrictions out there for gun advertising.

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Essential eCommerce Checklist for Gun Stores - Part III

Essential eCommerce Checklist for Gun Stores - Part III

Setting up an online gun parts store and eCommerce website design can be overwhelming with the number of items needed to ensure your website is high-quality and done to the correct standards. To combat this challenge, we have come up with a checklist list of essentials you will need when setting up your eCommerce store. From the basics of what to include on your eCommerce website to digital marketing tips, we hope this checklist will help you stay organized and on track when setting up your website. We already covered 18 basics in Part I and Part II and hope you enjoy reading Part III with nine more tips.

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2nd Amendment Quotes from Our Founding Fathers

2nd Amendment Quotes from Our Founding Fathers

No one knows or understands the 2nd Amendment better than the Founding Fathers of the United States of America. Today on our blog, we will be breaking down some of the more popular gun quotes from our Founding Fathers on the 2nd Amendment. Here at GunShop Commerce, we are full supporters of the 2nd Amendment, the Founding Fathers' vision for the USA, and the right to bear arms. And just for the record, "Our rights shall not be infringed upon!"

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The Importance of Email Marketing for Gun Shops

The Importance of Email Marketing for Gun Shops

Marketing for gun shops is difficult, especially digital marketing. Gun shop eCommerce is tricky to promote with a paid budget online because of the many restrictions that Google and Facebook have set in place. On Facebook, if your ad directly or even indirectly links to a landing page where you can buy guns, your ad won’t get approved to run. You may be able to run ads about your gun blog, as long as it doesn’t link to a landing page where guns can be purchased. The only ads relating to guns that Google will let you run are for parts that increase safety when using a gun such as gun locks, safety pins, trigger locks, and more. Other than organic search traffic and social media traffic, it’s hard to reach new potential customers and connect with previous customers about new products and promotions. Enter: email marketing.

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Essential eCommerce Checklist for Gun Stores - Part II

Essential eCommerce Checklist for Gun Stores - Part II

Setting up an online gun parts store can be overwhelming with the number of items needed to ensure your website is high-quality and done to the correct standards. To combat this challenge, we have come up with a checklist list of essentials you will need when setting up your eCommerce store. From the basics of good user-interface design to the complexities of the checkout process for online gun stores, we hope this checklist will help you stay organized and on track when setting up your website. We already covered nine basics in Part I and hope you enjoy reading Part II with nine more tips. Stay tuned for more tips and tricks for online gun shops in Part III coming soon.

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HamiltonRifle.com | Case Study

HamiltonRifle.com | Case Study

We're excited to announce our latest firearms eCommerce website launch - HamiltonRifle.com. Hamilton Rifle Company is a brand new online gun store from an industry name with roots that reach back to the 1800s. GSC is proud to be a small part of Hamilton Rifle Co's ongoing story of success and the beginning of a rich eCommerce experience bringing their products to the forefront of eCommerce technology.

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Rules for Gun Sales for Amazon, Ebay, & Google Ads

Rules for Gun Sales for Amazon, Ebay, & Google Ads

As consumers are well aware, Amazon makes up the largest percentage of online sales. Unfortunately, that doesn’t do much for the sale of firearms. Selling firearms online can be a tricky business to navigate because of the strict rules put in place for online retailers. While Amazon may not be the place to sell gun products, there may be other options. Let’s explore the opportunities and restrictions on selling guns online. Keep in mind, these are general rules for across the United States. Certain rules and restrictions for firearm eCommerce may vary by state. 

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Best Gun YouTube Channels

Best Gun YouTube Channels

Check out the exclusive Gun Shop Commerce list of our editor's choice, 24 Best Gun YouTube Channelof 2020. The list is comprised of the best YouTube gun channels across the internet packed with gun reviews, product comparisons, and sharpshooting entertainment for the firearms enthusiast. Hopefully, this list will help guide you into what your potential clientele are looking for in products and entertainment surrounding the gun industry when setting up your own YouTube channel for an eCommerce gun store.

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Outline and Takeaways from SHOTshow 2020

Outline and Takeaways from SHOTshow 2020

Trade shows are staples in every industry, whether it’s web technology and marketing, cars, boats, toys, and more. And remember this doesn’t exclude guns and firearms. One of the largest trade shows for this industry is the SHOT Show or the Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show. It involves a large variety of professionals involved in the industry including but not limited to: shooting sports and firearms, hunting, and law enforcement industries. 

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Essential eCommerce Checklist for Gun Stores - Part I

Essential eCommerce Checklist for Gun Stores - Part I

Setting up an online gun parts store can be overwhelming with the number of items needed to ensure your website is high-quality and done to the correct standards. To combat this challenge, we have come up with a checklist list of essentials you will need when setting up your eCommerce store. From the basics of good user-interface design to the complexities of the checkout process for online gun stores, we hope this checklist will help you stay organized and on track when setting up your website. Stay tuned for more tips and tricks for online gun shops in Parts II and III coming soon.

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