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Headless Commerce - Peter Sheldon Interview
Mar 3, 2020
Peter Sheldon, former Forrester analyst and now senior director of commerce strategy at Adobe, shares his perspective on headless commerce and its impact on the future of eCommerce. Read more.
ecommerce-developers-atwix
Feb 10, 2020
As an open source platform, nothing is more critical to Magento’s success than its community contributions. Case in point: Magento Solution Partner Atwix. Read more.
Magento Masters Top 50
Feb 4, 2020
Recognizing contribution efforts across the Magento community. Read more.
Magento Masters Alumni
Feb 3, 2020
Qualified Alumni continue to contribute year over year. Read more.
Magento Masters Makers
Jan 31, 2020
Makers actively engage with others, sharing ideas, insights, and constructive feedback. Read more.
Magento Masters Mentors
Jan 30, 2020
Mentors help to educate and develop resources for the Magento Community. Read more.
Magento Masters Movers
Jan 29, 2020
Movers are Magento’s top advocates and ecosystem thought leaders. Read more.
Thank You to the Top 50 Contributors in 2018
Feb 5, 2019
Keep an eye out for great contributions from these community members and be sure to thank them for all they’ve done!
Meet the 2019 Magento Masters: Qualified Alumni
Feb 4, 2019
While still recognizing those who qualify for Magento Masters year over year, we’re introducing a new category of recognition starting this year: Qualified Alumni. Meet the 2019 Magento Masters: Qualified Alumni.
Meet the 2019 Magento Masters: Makers
Feb 1, 2019
Makers actively engage with others, sharing ideas, insights, and constructive feedback
Meet the 2019 Magento Masters: Mentors
Jan 31, 2019
Mentors help to educate and develop resources for the Magento Community
Meet the 2019 Magento Masters: Movers
Jan 30, 2019
Movers are Magento’s top advocates and ecosystem thought leaders 
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Nov 7, 2018
It was reported that last year 25% of Cyber Monday’s sales were driven by email. Get insight from the lessons learned from the ghosts of holiday emails past.
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Oct 10, 2018
Forrester’s Michelle Beeson took to the stage at MagentoLive Europe on Wednesday to reveal the re
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Oct 9, 2018
We’re actively exploring ways to deepen our commitment to open source, both in what we use and in what we contribute
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Oct 2, 2018
If you are reading this, the holidays are here.
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Sep 27, 2018
What is the state of B2B eCommerce in ANZ, Southeast Asia and India? Read this published report which offers new data about how B2B companies across Asia-Pacific are integrating online transactions into their commerce businesses.
B2B eCommerce in ANZ, India and Southeast Asia
Sep 20, 2018
A new report by Econsultancy, State of B2B eCommerce in ANZ, Southeast Asia and India, published in association with Magento, looks at the extent to which companies in the region are seizing the B2B eCommerce opportunity, and investing in important capabilities to boost adoption. Read more.   
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Sep 19, 2018
Get to know Tom Robertshaw, eCommerce Evangelist at Space 48
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Sep 12, 2018
Magento Masters contribute a lo
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Sep 4, 2018
Great customer service is where small businesses can really shine. Give your business an edge with these 4 customer service tactics.  Read more here.
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Aug 29, 2018
Takeaways from the Econsultancy roundtable discussions with client-side marketers
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Aug 28, 2018
Don't miss the award-winning CEO who has led Adobe’s transformation to a digital experience leader
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Aug 27, 2018
Get to know Vinai Kopp, Freelance Magento Developer and Trainer
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Aug 16, 2018
Interview with Sveta Oksen, CEO at MexBS, about the company’s wide range of Magento extensions.
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Aug 15, 2018
A month-by-month plan to connect with your existing customers and generate more revenue
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Aug 14, 2018
Takeaways from an Econsultancy roundtable in Hong Kong.
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Aug 8, 2018
Get to know Carmen Bremen, Magento Certified Developer at Neoshops.de
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Aug 7, 2018
Takeaways from the Econsultancy roundtable with Magento & eWave
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Jul 25, 2018
Get to know Óscar Recio, Magento Lead Developer at interactiv4
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Jul 18, 2018
Conversion rate optimization (CRO) has become a critical part of improving eCommerce site performance and marketing ROI
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Jul 16, 2018
The challenges and opportunities of supporting the customer at every step of their journey 
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Jul 11, 2018
Aligning with the trends highlighted in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce
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Jul 2, 2018
We interviewed Andrei Vashkevich, CEO of Amasty, to tell us about one of their most popular extensions, Free Gift, and their future plans
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Jun 14, 2018
Anita Andrews, Magento's Head of Data Analytics Services, weighs in 
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Jun 11, 2018
Interview with Vipin Sahu, Director of eCommerce at Webkul, about the company’s popular multi-vendor marketplace extension
Melissa Ben Ishay at Imagine 2018 | Magento Blog
Jun 1, 2018
The cupcake maven shares the key ingredients of her success
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May 17, 2018
Insights from Sucharita Kodali, Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research Inc.
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May 15, 2018
Merchants have focused personalization efforts on the browsing and transacting experience. But can they do more?
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Apr 17, 2018
How to build a great theme: A conversation with Dmitry Shatkov, Chief Content Officer of Aheadworks 
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Apr 11, 2018
It pays to be thorough in B2B lead generation 
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Mar 27, 2018
Search-led conversion rates are usually three to six times higher
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Feb 22, 2018
Fresh opportunities to grow, drive innovation, and open new revenue streams.
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Feb 21, 2018
Jason will join us on the main stage for an inspiration presentation
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Feb 20, 2018
Sucharita will join us on the main stage to share her commerce insights
Magento Masters Spotlight: Gabriel Guarino
Feb 6, 2018
Get to know Magento Master Gabriel Guarino, Founder at Simplific
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Feb 2, 2018
Expanding Top Contributor Recognition in 2018
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Feb 1, 2018
Makers actively engage with others, sharing ideas, insights, and constructive feedback.
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Jan 31, 2018
Mentors help to educate and develop resources for the Magento Community
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Jan 30, 2018
Movers are Magento’s top advocates and ecosystem thought leaders
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Jan 29, 2018
With Magento Commerce, VF found success and multiple benefits to using the white label model
Magento Masters Spotlight: Raphael Petrini
Jan 25, 2018
2017 was our second year of our new top contributor program: 
Magento Masters Spotlight: Matthias Zeis
Jan 4, 2018
Get to know Magento Master Matthias Zeis, Tech Lead at LimeSoda Interactive Marketing GmbH
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Jan 2, 2018
Insights from our Head of Strategy, Peter Sheldon
Magento Master Spotlight: Alessandro Ronchi
Dec 28, 2017
Get to know Magento Master Alessandro Ronchi, COO & Magento Specialist at Bitbull
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Dec 26, 2017
On stage or in business, it's curtains if you fail to empathize with your audience
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Dec 21, 2017
Here are some of the most popular content resource to help inspire you in 2018
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Dec 21, 2017
A checklist to improve your B2B eCommerce sites
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Dec 19, 2017
Gorilla Group’s survey of B2B business leaders
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Dec 18, 2017
Digital success stories from our B2B clients
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Dec 13, 2017
How to save your stories and deliver quality, helpful, and valuable content to your followers
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Dec 11, 2017
What you need to know about buying items at retail tax free, and avoiding the associated pitfalls.  As a reseller, in most cases you should not have to pay sales tax when buying items, as long as your vendor accepts a valid resale certificate.
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Dec 6, 2017
While not as sexy as AI robots, data is changing commerce in unprecedented ways for retailers who use it well
B2B Omni Channel
Dec 5, 2017
Customers expect the same consistency and convenience in B2B transactions as they do in B2C
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Nov 28, 2017
A B2B customer might take longer to convert, but you’ll have a great customer once you do
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Nov 27, 2017
According to eMarketer, eCommerce is expected to climb 15.8 percent this holiday season, while total retail growth will slow to 2 percent! As an e-retailer, you should be doing everything in your power to ensure that your website is optimized. Read More. 
B2B online experience
Nov 22, 2017
Recommendations, key considerations and a pre-development checklist for a smooth B2B eCommerce website build.  Read more about how your eCommerce platform can motivate companies to become and remain customers. 
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Nov 20, 2017
Robert J. Moore runs through the numbers and offers data-driven tips to help you succeed this holiday season.
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Nov 16, 2017
Max Pronko on Community, Quality and Fearlessness
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Nov 14, 2017
It is only a matter of time before Amazon disrupts B2B too
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Nov 9, 2017
How OneStepCheckout is Helping Merchants Around the World to Combat Cart Abandonment 
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Nov 2, 2017
How Cart2Quote Solves one of B2B Commerce’s Biggest Challenges 
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Oct 18, 2017
How Ikea embraced thinking outside of the box
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Oct 16, 2017
Now is the time for technology providers and merchants alike to seize the opportunity
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Oct 11, 2017
How merchants and businesses are delighting customers with content
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Oct 5, 2017
The popular podcasters talk to Magento
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Sep 25, 2017
Take a Trip Down Memory Lane with the Magento Community
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Sep 25, 2017
Share your expertise and expand your personal portfolio
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Sep 21, 2017
Heading to Shop.org 2017? We’re locals. Check out our favorite spots
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Sep 6, 2017
Uber and Amazon have given customers unbelievable delivery times and total transparency. But what’s next?
PWA mobile eCommerce
Sep 6, 2017
The hottest thing since responsive web design
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Jun 28, 2017
How Shinola and DOMU streamlined their payment experiences
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Feb 23, 2017
Get to know Magento Master Kristof Ringleff, Founder at Fooman
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Feb 9, 2017
Get to know Magento Master Sander Mangel, Technical Lead at FitForMe
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Feb 2, 2017
6 ways you can write better Magento 2 extensions
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Jan 26, 2017
Get to know Magento Master Mukesh Tiwari, Senior Software Engineer at Brady Corporation 
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Jan 18, 2017
Get to know Magento Master Anna Völkl, Lead Magento Developer at E-CONOMIX
What’s Hot, And What’s Not in eCommerce in 2017
Jan 15, 2017
Results from our survey of branded manufacturers, multi-channel, and web-only merchants
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Jan 12, 2017
Get to know Magento Master Miguel Balparda, Community Developer at Nexcess
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Jan 12, 2017
Magento Partners Look at How Retailers Can Differentiate in the Year Ahead
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Jan 10, 2017
TaxJar CEO Mark Faggiano walks you through configuration and making your first sales tax filing
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Jan 5, 2017
Get to know Magento Master David Manners, CTO at Sitewards GmbH 
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Dec 29, 2016
Get to know Magento Master James Lee, President at Aspiration Hosting
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Dec 22, 2016
Get to know Magento Master Vinai Kopp, Freelance Developer & Trainer
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Dec 19, 2016
Tips on how to find value in attending events
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Dec 15, 2016
Get to know Magento Master Phillip Jackson, Ecommerce Evangelist at Something Digital
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Oct 17, 2016
Ecommerce sites are prime targets for malware attacks. Learn what you can do to protect your business
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Jul 12, 2016
Proven strategies that any retailer can implement
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Jul 11, 2016
A step-by-step guide to better understand your sales tax rate obligations
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May 9, 2016
How to effectively move large numbers of products between categories 
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May 5, 2016
The ClearBags Magento 2 site is substantially faster and can scale to handle more visitors than their Magento 1 site ever could
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Mar 22, 2016
Andy Barker, Head of Payment Strategy for Global Payments at Magento Commerce, shares his insights with Payments Quarterly
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Feb 2, 2016
Program to recognize and empower our most active community members
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Jan 29, 2016
What retailers need to consider before they can meaningfully expand into overseas markets
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Jan 26, 2016
A joint study from Magento Commerce and The National Center for the Middle Market 
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Dec 22, 2015
This is a guest post from Mark Faggiano, Founder and CEO of TaxJar.
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Dec 21, 2015
Paul Boisvert covers the new Magento Commerce portfolio of solutions and Magento 2.0 at MagentoLive Australia
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Dec 8, 2015
How to outsmart the bad guys
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Nov 30, 2015
In this excerpt from his merchandising course, Magento expert and Magento U trainer Steve Kukla a
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Oct 29, 2015
Insights from Bronto Software’s Holiday 2015 survey
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Oct 27, 2015
5 reasons your customers aren’t buying and what you can do to fix it
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Oct 22, 2015
Several ideas from our partner dotmailer on campaign automation to bolster your results and save you time this season
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Oct 21, 2015
Don't let a logistics meltdown slow you down during peak season 
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Oct 7, 2015
As Holiday 2014’s nice-to-dos become must-dos in 2015, eCommerce merchants will need to hone in o
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Oct 6, 2015
We asked a few of our partners about their experience integrating ERP packages with Magento.
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Sep 29, 2015
How to make the most of the increased usage of ad blocking software
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Sep 28, 2015
In our recent webinar with Internet Retailer, we explored real-world examples of how merchants are achieving success by delivering better B2B experiences
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Sep 21, 2015
How to improve your Magento project management
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Sep 16, 2015
Successful marketers need partners who can expand their brand’s reach and drive conversions across a full range of mediums
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Sep 14, 2015
Is it the end of digital advertising or the beginning of a new era?
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Sep 10, 2015
Read Tryzens in-depth report on the choices, preferences and behaviours of modern UK customers
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Sep 3, 2015
What developers do all day, and how to know if you’re working with a good one
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Aug 27, 2015
This guest blog post is by Grainne Shaughnessy, Content, PR & Events Manager, at Brightpearl.
Priceless Information - Business Analytics on Magento
Aug 11, 2015
What you could be doing with analytics to learn about your customers and to better engage with them
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Aug 10, 2015
What makes or breaks a startup’s success?
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Jul 8, 2015
This blog post is by Mark Faggiano, Founder and CEO at TaxJar.
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Jul 1, 2015
At Imagine Commerce 2015, Magento Small Business sponsored the session, Startup Growth: Key I
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Jun 18, 2015
This blog post is by Mark Faggiano, Founder and CEO at TaxJar.
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Feb 19, 2015
Our consumer survey revealed that managing multiple-device shoppers isn’t “one size fits all”
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Jan 21, 2015
Venture partner Sean Percival offers advice on how to avoid five common “rookie mistakes”
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Dec 23, 2014
Holiday Shipping Success is All About the First Impression
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Nov 28, 2014
Help us support the small businesses that are a big part of our business
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Nov 20, 2014
Experts including Gartner, Deloitte LLP, eMarketer, and NRF weigh in
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Oct 29, 2014
Practical tips to help you deliver on customer expectations 
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Oct 2, 2014
How to update your cart reminders to keep them both coming back
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Sep 29, 2014
How to make sure your site is ready for the peaks 
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Sep 25, 2014
With over 240,000 businesses using Magento products (and that number is growing), it’s not surprising that Magento skills are in demand. Find a Magento developer for all your business needs.
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Jun 9, 2014
Building trust isn’t the only way reviews can help you increase sales
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Jun 5, 2014
Key practices every business can use to improve their fraud protection and reduce chargebacks
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Mar 25, 2014
Bronto's Jim Davidson pulls responsive design into focus
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Mar 12, 2014
Part 2 of our 5-part series: Get a Photographer Who Can Tell Stories
Tips for Holiday Shopping
Nov 27, 2013
Magento Partner ShipWorks offers six tips to get ready for the rush.
Three Ways Free Shipping Can Help You Grow
Nov 22, 2013
Magento Industry Partner Shipwire offers three tips on maximizing sales with free shipping
Magento U Class Recap: Performance & System Optimization
Nov 6, 2013
Magento U instructor Kevin Schoeder shares highlights from the Performance & System Optimization course
Why We Don't Buy: Consumer Attitudes on Shopping Cart Abandonment
Oct 25, 2013
Understand why customers abandon shopping carts and how to motivate them to return
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Apr 9, 2013
Magento Enterprise Edition’s growing popularity as an eCommerce solution stems, in part, from its
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Apr 9, 2013
If you're like the majority of site owners, then you're probably not satisfied with your eCommerc
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Apr 9, 2013
We've found there are generally two types of merchants: those who understand the importance of design and those who will. Here's a list of some key areas for you to consider when building or upgrading your eCommerce channel.