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Matt Ellis

Matt Ellis (he/him) is a freelance content writer specializing in design and e-commerce. For over a decade he's been sharing his industry knowledge through e-books, website copy, and blog articles. You can learn more about his career and writing services on his portfolio site, mattelliscontentwriter.com.

99designs review: two coworkers at a conference table

Creative professions require a different skill set than, say, managing a business, so when a business owner inevitably needs creative work done, it can get complicated. Logo design, web design, …

Which One Won: bear vs. dinosaur kids' counting toy set

In the world of children’s toys — specifically, plastic counting toys — bears are the dominant species. How would a dinosaur, a legendary predator in its own right, fare against …

Walmart PPC tools

If you’re interested in advertising or selling on Walmart Marketplace, now is an exciting time to join.  In January 2021, Walmart rebranded its Walmart Media Group, formerly in charge of …

Woman in an office working on e-commerce

As the largest e-commerce market in the world, Amazon understands the true value of split testing. While sellers may never be able to read the minds of shoppers, split testing …

Which One Won: Peppermint oil bug spray

Spritz pest repellent wanted to add a sprig of peppermint to its product photo. Would it make the product, a peppermint oil bug spray, more appealing to customers? Or was …

Which One Won: gardening products cover image

Not every product is self-explanatory, which can be a problem. If customers aren’t sure what they’re looking at, they might accidentally pass up the exact product they need. Take gardening …

Amazon FBA acquirers are having a profitable moment

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) has opened new doors for Amazon sellers who otherwise wouldn’t be able to store and ship their own products. But lately, the surge of interest and …

Walmart and dropshipping: e-commerce warehouse filled with product boxes and packages

With a 79% growth in e-commerce sales last year, Walmart Marketplace — the world’s second-largest online marketplace — is closing in on No. 1 Amazon. This leaves dropshipping professionals and …

Which One Won: product image for juggling set

Scrolling through e-commerce product photos is the online version of window shopping, so it’s important to make them as enticing as possible. After all, before you land a satisfied customer, …

user testing vs. usability testing

Since the dawn of time, humanity has been asking the big questions: why are we here? What is the meaning of life? If we put the sign-up button in the …