Posts Categorized as Commerce Platforms

Four Steps to Prepare for Your Magento 2 Upgrade – Part 3

Once you have taken inventory of your existing Magento platform and reviewed Magento 2 templates, the next step involves evaluating your extensions. Simply put, extensions expand the native capabilities of the Magento platform. Launched in 2016, the Magento Marketplace offers carefully vetted extensions for your commerce platform. (Think of it as the “App Store” for […]

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Four Steps to Prepare for Your Magento 2 Upgrade – Part 2

Successful engagement of your digital commerce customers means you need to deliver an experience that works well across all channels – especially in mobile. Why does the mobile experience matter? Here are just a couple of reasons: Mobile commerce grew 47% in 2016, significantly outpacing growth in traditional eCommerce and brick-and-mortar retail1 Google places more […]

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Four Steps to Prepare for Your Magento 2 Upgrade – Part 1

If your existing digital commerce site runs on Magento 1.x, then the thought of upgrading may seem overwhelming. For merchants considering this upgrade, the inherent concern is that the transition comes at a higher price. However, with strategic and thoughtful planning of your move, you will reduce cost, mitigate risk, and maintain business continuity. This […]

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Why Make the Move to Magento 2?

If you’re contemplating an upgrade to Magento 2, you’re not alone. Moving to a major commerce platform release can be seen as a business growth strategy rather than risk-avoidance. It’s no secret that the competitive stakes are high when it comes to digital commerce. More than 11% of retail shopping happens online.1 While in B2B, 68% […]

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Upgrading to Magento 2? Here are 4 Steps to Prepare for Your Move

Upgrading your digital commerce site from Magento 1.x to Magento 2 may seem like a daunting task. However, the many benefits of this platform, including optimized web pages, accelerated response times, increased efficiency for backend operations, and more database flexibility and scalability, outweigh any perceived hurdles of making the switch. For merchants considering this upgrade, […]

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Content & Commerce Dynamics: What You Need to Know

What’s the difference between a bounce and a conversion on your site? It all comes down to the quantity and quality of content that your customers find. In a related post, we explored the importance of blending content and commerce to enhance the customer experience. In fact, Gartner estimates that by 2020, 25% of leading […]

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Merging Content and Commerce: How to Get from Point A to B

It’s no surprise to anyone in digital commerce that content plays a major role in influencing purchases. Organic, email, and cost-per-click (CPC) are among the top drivers of sales for eCommerce sites.1  Additionally, 68% of B2B buyers prefer to research purchases online, up from 53% in 2015.2 Going from a commerce-driven site to one that […]

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Commerce Platforms Part Two – Determining the Right One

54% OF eCOMMERCE EXECUTIVES SAY RE-PLATFORMING IS A TOP PRIORITY OVER THE NEXT YEAR 18%  OF ONLINE RETAILERS ARE USING A SELF-BUILT OR LICENSED ON-PREMISES SOLUTION Now that you have assessed all of the questions you asked yourself in Part One: Discovered the current state of your eCommerce business by reviewing past and current trends […]

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Choosing a Commerce Platform – Asking the Right Questions

In the age of the consumer, delivering an exceptional customer COMMERCE experience is a key differentiator in eCommerce. Designing, building, and implementing a top-notch experience requires a great deal of planning, strategy, time, and of course, the right platform to support it. Choosing a new commerce platform may come about because: Your commerce business has matured, but […]

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That Sticky Factor: A B2B eCommerce Success Story

Your brand is the heart and soul of your company and how end users perceive your brand ultimately dictates your online success. One monumental aspect to your success is the end-user experience and how end users interact with your site. Make sure they get what they are expecting and what they want. Create “that sticky factor,” […]

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