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Why Online Merchants Love Magento Enterprise Cloud Edition

8/10/2016 10:50 AM Posted By Alex Hoff

It isn’t hard to see why so many online merchants are raving about Magento Enterprise Cloud Edition. The new Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) removes much of the headache for online merchants in setting up and maintaining their eCommerce stores, while providing them with the same high level of flexibility and customization. Thanks to many new partnerships, Magento is providing online merchants with a cloud-based store-hosting solution that promises greater efficiency, scalability, and zero limitations.

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The Proper Way to Handle Negative Reviews

8/8/2016 5:46 AM Posted By Alex Hoff

Negative reviews are an inevitable part of running a successful eCommerce store, but how you handle these reviews can greatly affect your bottom line. According to a survey by BrightLocal, 79 percent of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations. With so much riding on your online reputation for your business, it is essential that you have a strategy in place for when disgruntled customers post negative information online. Here are some of the best ways to respond to these reviews and turn your frustrated customers into ones that rave about your business.Read More

SEO and Your Online Store

7/11/2016 5:45 PM Posted By Ryan Tabassi

Prominent search engines such as Google and Bing generate search results and listings which are ranked based on what the algorithm of the search engine considers to be relevant to the person conducting the search. As most business owners suspect, prospective clients without a specific website or URL in mind who use search engines to drive their fact-finding mission will click on the first few listings displayed in the search engine result page (SERP) to see if they can actually get what they are looking for.Read More
If you have been having difficulties in getting your product feeds approved or you have been getting negative feedbacks and warnings about the quality of your product feeds, you might need to look closely at your Global Trade Identification Number (GTIN) information. The Global Trade Identification Number is a number that distinctively identifies trade items. Trade items refers to products and services that are priced, ordered, or invoiced at any point in the supply chain.Read More

Configuring Shipping Rates on Magento

7/11/2016 3:27 PM Posted By Ryan Tabassi

Merchants who use an eCommerce platform to manage their online business know that it is important to have an easy to use, responsive, and easily adjustable shipping feature on a selected platform in order to configure shipment rates with minimum fuss. Such merchants are always on the lookout for a platform or an extension that can give them little or no challenges for this important process.Read More

Top 10 Free Extensions

7/4/2016 7:01 AM Posted By Ryan Tabassi

Customizable, scalable, SEO-ready—these qualities are essential in an e-commerce platform for those who want to grow their online business. Magento has a solid reputation in the online marketplace for being an e-commerce platform that merchants can trust and depend on.Read More
The search bar on websites is playing a progressively dominant role in user experience, and there is a strong argument for this, as site visitors don’t want to play the detective on websites. They want things to be obvious or easily findable. So, any homepage without an obvious navigation or search bar will discover that users make a quick exit.Read More

Inventory Management 101

6/16/2016 1:55 PM Posted By Alex Hoff

Currently, in our constantly evolving and highly competitive online marketplaces, retailers and business owners know that a majority of consumers will always ask for premium deals at bargain prices. While there are quite a number of mediums for advertising and promoting online sales, the sizable impact of the Comparison Shopping Engine—CSE, which is a platform where retailers display their products or inventory side by side and compared to other merchant’s products—on sales and conversions cannot be denied.Read More

How to Improve Upon Mobile Sales

6/13/2016 2:38 PM Posted By Megan

Move over, baby boomers—millennials now make up the majority of the United States workforce and are prime targets for eCommerce stores. Because millennials never seem to go anywhere without their smartphones, it isn’t surprising that online merchants are focusing on improving their mobile sales and making their eCommerce sites mobile-friendly.Read More