Today we start with a series of three articles about e-commerce in the Netherlands. With these, we want to help anyone interested in the e-commerce sector of this country get all the information he or she may need. As e-commerce is so variable, we are going to start with the news, because we really believe in the power of information. And in our next posts we will give you recommendations about influencers and events. But before to start we want to clarify that this list is not in any particular order so rest assured that all of the blogs are awesome! Also notice that all these blogs are written in Dutch.
Now let’s take a look at the best blogs about e-commerce in the Netherlands.
This site is focused on e-commerce suppliers and they offer insights about this specific area of e-commerce business, including reviews and references. However the blog has a broader approach and you can read articles about SEO, e-commerce labels and many other interesting topics. This is their Twitter.
Active since 2008 this is the website of the Dutch community of Magento. They promote the use of Magento for e-commerce professionals that don’t speak English well enough and may have problems with the platform. To achieve this, they publish news, tips and events related to this platform. You also can visit them on Twitter.
When it comes to e-commerce news, this site is without any doubt a key player. They publish news about new products, websites, and everything related to online retail. Their target is people interested in e-commerce apart from the biggest companies. They have been in business since 2009 and originated from the news agency Zietuwel, which is based in Utrecht. They also share their articles on Twitter here.
This website has a great amount of information and articles about everything related to marketing. Much more than a website, they are actually a full platform that also runs web seminars, events like Emerce eDay and more. The have a broad range of topics ranging from B2B or Customer Service to Hosting, Mobile, Payments, etc. No doubt this site is a must-visit. Follow them on Twitter here.
This is a comprehensive site about marketing that targets the Dutch public. It gives news and advice about advertising, customer service and several other interesting topics, including e-commerce. They give news with their own point of view and also conduct interviews with experts and entrepreneurs from time to time. The e-commerce section is updated every three or four days but the sites deserve a visit every day to see what is published about the other topics. You can also follow them on Twitter here.
They offer a CMS for e-commerce business that is used by more than 30,000 merchants. Their blog is a great source of information and tips to make an online store more profitable. Their experience is shared in a friendly, easy-to-read. This is a great example of what content marketing should be. They have an active Twitter account that you can see here.
They started as a specialized blog about affiliate marketing, giving tips for both sellers and marketers, but lately they decide to do the next step and increase their topics. Of course everything related with affiliate marketing is useful for e-commerce, but now they have added social media and content marketing among their articles. Follow them on Twitter.
Updated every week, this blog offers articles with useful and practical information for e-commerce businesses. The articles are told from the point of view of a shop owner and some regular topics are SEO, promotions and conversions. Sometimes there are more general tips about time management or personal development. This blog is recommended for anyone who has or is thinking about starting an e-commerce business.
Twinkle Magazine offers daily news, case studies and articles related to e-commerce. It is one of the well-known and active e-commerce blogs in the Netherlands. Here is their Twitter address to follow the latest news.
Webwinkel is a trusted label with great success in the Netherlands. In the blog they share news about their services in addition to advice for e-commerce business. From SEO to omnichannel strategies, the mix of topics is very comprehensive.
This is a success case and that is what is shared in the site. Kees van Dijk, the site’s owner, started in e-commerce long time ago and is now sharing his experience and tips on this website. As he is an entrepreneur, you will find a lot of advice for starting a business as well as tips to improve conversion rates, pricing tips, etc. Follow him on Twitter here.
During our research, we found some other great websites. Without being specifically focused on e-commerce, they include it among their main topics. Offering tips and news together with great quality, we really think they are worth the visit. So here they are:
This site is specialized in marketing online. They don’t have a specific category for e-commerce, but they publish about it regularly. Follow them on Twitter from here.
Silicon Canals specializes in startups and e-commerce, of course, has its room in the website. Here you can discover new businesses and trends. This is their Twitter.