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2021 Adobe Experience Maker Awards Finalists
Jun 1, 2021
The Adobe Experience Maker Awards spotlight the amazing ways our customers use Adobe Experience Cloud solutions to better serve their customers, partners, and communities and we are delighted to see commerce customers across so many of the award categories.
The 2021 Experience Maker Award Submissions Are Now Open
Mar 1, 2021
Share your stories of exceptional customer experiences across content, design, marketing, and commerce
Extending Magento with Custom Code or An Extension Blog
Jan 13, 2021
Important considerations for customizing your Magento store with Magento Marketplace extensions and custom code
Early Adopters Take the Lead
Dec 8, 2020
Adopting technology early is a challenge every business may face at some point in their growth and development. However, technology is now moving so fast that what might have seemed risky in the past might today actually be the safer bet, to stay ahead of the curve and ahead of the competition.
guideposts_magento-commerce
Nov 24, 2020
In early 2020, Guideposts, a leading source for faith-based media products, partnered with Rave Digital to help with a rapid upgrade from Magento 1 to Magento Commerce, hosted in the cloud. Read more.
tco-blog-series-gorilla-group
Oct 2, 2020
The case for delaying or deferring platform upgrades often comes down to the immediate cost. However, the real cost of running an outdated version of any mission-critical software, not to mention the accumulated technical debt, can have a lasting material impact on a business. Read more.
tco-blog-series-blue-acorn
Sep 24, 2020
As you make the pivotal decision of choosing an eCommerce solution, you want to make sure there are no surprises or hidden costs during or after the implementation. From third-party apps and ongoing maintenance to solution partners, optimization, and more, the cost goes far beyond the licensing fee. Read more.
b2b_omnichannel
Jun 18, 2020
Whether you are a manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler, or retailer, your customer experience wi
Ecommerce_Cloudinary
Jun 12, 2020
The new normal isn't here yet, but it will be here - whether it's weeks or months, once we start to venture outside more and more. Inevitably, brands that make investments in technology today to reimagine the customer experience online will find themselves better placed for the new normal than those that do not. Read more.
Supporting Our Solution Partners and Developers During These Unprecedented Times
May 6, 2020
Learn more about our new program to enable our Solution Partners to plan for recovery and rapidly scale back normal operations once customer project demands pick up in the future
magento2_migration
Apr 9, 2020
Making the Magento 1 to Magento 2 migration will give you access to multiple great features and enhancements — better performance, advanced SEO, improved checkout, strong security, and marketing automation. In this article, we provide recommendations on how to make a smooth Magento 2 migration. Read more.
magento_marketo_awards
Apr 6, 2020
Magento and Marketo partners are expanding their expertise to drive continued success for customers. Read more.
Magento Experts Elogic
Nov 14, 2019
Elogic shares the five points that transformed their business and may help you transform yours.  
Need help integrating Magento Commerce with NetSuite ERP?
Nov 6, 2019
Use these 10 questions to start a conversation with potential integration partners
Magento Teams up With Amazon
Oct 23, 2019
We are excited to invite developers and partners to imagine new possibilities on Magento by embedding AWS innovations into their Innovations Lab submissions.
Holiday eCommerce trends
Oct 18, 2019
Use these tips to help your business stand out and sell more during the biggest shopping season of the year.
Social Selling Success | Akeneo on the Magento Blog
Oct 9, 2019
Nearly 3.5 billion people around the world use social media to find new brand and make eCommerce purchases. Make sure your product information is on point if you want to sell on social. 
Industrial Automation and Robotics | Magento Blog
Sep 18, 2019
As robots get more affordable and accessible for a wider range of companies, logistics providers are finding innovative new ways to incorporate them into their operations in order to help shippers run streamlined, industrial automated supply chains.
Optimizing Your Magento Commerce Site for the 2019 Holiday Season
Sep 5, 2019
Tips that Merchants who use Magento Commerce should consider employing to ensure a robust digital holiday season
Create a Winning Customer Experience with these 5 eCommerce extensions
Aug 7, 2019
Featured extensions from the Magento Marketplace team
Migrating to Magento 2: What 2 Know
May 23, 2019
For Magento 1 users considering a move to
2019 Partner Award Winners: Magento Solution Partners
eCommerce Events - Magento U
Apr 25, 2019
Magento 2 courses, certifications, special discounts, and more! One of the best reasons to attend Imagine is learning from Magento experts and exchange information with other Magento users.
B2B Customer Experience - B2B Sales
Apr 24, 2019
B2B buyer expectations are shifting toward eCommerce. Here’s what that means for B2B vendors. As Forrester recently reported, the US B2B eCommerce market is now estimated at $1.1 trillion and should hit $1.8 trillion, or 17% of all B2B sales, by 2023.
Inside Atwix: the #1 Contributor to Magento
Apr 22, 2019
Behind the scenes with Viacheslav “Slava” Kravchuk and his team
5 Tips for Getting Started With Cross-Border Commerce Today
Apr 18, 2019
Expanding into new countries is a proven way to grow your business.
Omnichannel - channel less experience
Apr 10, 2019
73 percent of consumers want order tracking across all touchpoints but only 7 percent of retailers can deliver it. Learn what customers want most from omnichannel retail brands, then use this information to help your eCommerce site excel.
Introducing the Technology Partner Contribution Program
Mar 14, 2019
To further support Partner contributions to code, special projects, and the entire community, we are expanding with a new Technology Partner Contribution Program
Magento Developer
Feb 7, 2019
Whether you have a small business or a larger organization, there exists a workable solution for your web development needs. The information in this article will help you choose a Magento developer or solutions partner to aid your eCommerce business.
Commerce Awards - Magento
Jan 15, 2019
The annual Imagine Excellence Awards recognize the exceptional creativity, innovation, and success of Magento merchants and partners across the globe. Companies may nominate themselves or be nominated by their solution or technology providers.
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Dec 17, 2018
Get to know Brent Peterson, Chief Magento Evangelist at Wagento.
Mobile Conversions - 3 Ways to Reduce Friction and Increase Conversions
Nov 21, 2018
Smartphone conversion rates have improved over the last couple of years, however, we are still nowhere near to closing the mobile gap.
TheInsoleStore.com Steps into Higher Mobile Conversion Rate
Nov 15, 2018
Magento merchant uses HiConversion and PayPal to increase their conversion rate
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Nov 8, 2018
With holidays just around the corner, now is the perfect time to get some experiments set up to capture more mobile sales.  
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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 24, 2018
Don’t let out-of-stocks, overstocks, and preventable returns ruin your peak season performance. Having a full understanding of your multi-channel order process, channels, carriers, and delivery points will help you create a solid holiday commerce strategy.
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Oct 16, 2018
If we’ve learned anything from Black Friday and Cyber Monday’s past, it’s that retailers need to
Magento Introduces the Mobile Optimization Initiative for Merchants
Oct 9, 2018
Community-driven project with PayPal, HiConversion and 15 system integrators tackles the mCommerce gap
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Oct 9, 2018
Empowering Magento merchants to create high quality, consistent product content that drives engagement and maximizes conversions
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Oct 9, 2018
Empowering Magento brands to drive growth through reviews, visual marketing, loyalty, and referrals
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Oct 3, 2018
Get to know Kuba Zwolinski, founder and CEO of SNOWDOG eCommerce agency
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Oct 2, 2018
If you are reading this, the holidays are here.
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Sep 19, 2018
Get to know Tom Robertshaw, eCommerce Evangelist at Space 48
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Sep 11, 2018
Featured extension from the Magento Marketplace Team. These five fantastic Commerce solutions will enhance your store’s performance, boost product discoverability, and obliterate shopper hesitation.
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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
Magento Innovations Lab Showcase: Selected Innovations August 2018
Aug 23, 2018
We are delighted to share the latest outstanding innovations
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Aug 21, 2018
Featured August extensions from the Magento Marketplace Team
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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 7, 2018
Takeaways from the Econsultancy roundtable with Magento & eWave
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Aug 6, 2018
We’re highlighting some Magento 2 extensions that will help you make your customers happier, more loyal, and improve sales conversions using special offers and proven promotional tactics. These capabilities can help you continue to grow revenues long after the decorations have been stored away.
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Jul 30, 2018
With the rise of eCommerce and blending of the digital and physical worlds, many retailers are exploring new strategies to get ahead in a competitive marketplace. A great sale may be enough to garner customer attention, but the experience is what drives a sale.  Read more. 
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Jul 26, 2018
‘It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ (For Insights) With consumers reveling in su
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Jul 25, 2018
Get to know Óscar Recio, Magento Lead Developer at interactiv4
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Jul 23, 2018
This month we’re highlighting some popular extensions that’ll give you new ways to accelerate you
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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 25, 2018
You’ve launched your new Magento 2 store. Now what? Use these 4 tips small businesses can use to optimize their eCommerce platform. 
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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
Top 3 Priorities of a B2B Mobile Strategy
Jun 6, 2018
Your mobile commerce strategy plays an important part in successfully moving forward with your digital journey
Cool Places to Visit During IRCE From Our Chicago Partners
Jun 4, 2018
An insider list of the best places to visit, eat, and play
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Apr 25, 2018
A round of applause, please!
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Apr 18, 2018
Meetings, and sessions, and Vegas, oh my! Tips for making the most of Imagine 2018
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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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Apr 10, 2018
Quality extensions. Rigorously tested.
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Apr 3, 2018
A change in traditional B2B buyer behavior is forcing manufacturers, distributors, and wholesalers to innovate or be left behind by their competitors. Improve your B2B buying experience and boost your ROI.  Read more.
Kensium 6 Signs You May Be Ready to Upgrade to Magento Commerce
Mar 26, 2018
How to determine if your small business is primed for the move to Magento Commerce.  Here are our 6 signs that your business can benefit from upgrading to the enterprise product:/products/shipping
Headless CMS- e-commerce - Headless Commerce
Mar 20, 2018
Why headless CMS commerce is growing in popularity and which merchants it works best for. In our recent joint webinar on ten B2B eCommerce trends for 2018, BORN and Magento predicted that headless CMS commerce will become a popular type of website architecture in the coming year and beyond
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Mar 15, 2018
If you’re looking to upgrade your payment technology, look for these eight forward-thinking features
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Mar 7, 2018
 Founder and CEO of the Dallas-based eCommerce agency Creatuity, and a Magento Master with a black belt in innovation
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Feb 28, 2018
Founder of the global eCommerce agency, Atwix
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Feb 27, 2018
Magento eCommerce platforms teams up with fraud-protection partner Signifyd.
Innovations Lab Submission Window Now Open
Feb 26, 2018
Get your submissions in for Round #2!
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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
Embrace the digital revolution that can help turn your sales reps into superhuman sellers
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Feb 16, 2018
Brent Peterson is the Chief Magento Evangelist at
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Feb 13, 2018
Payments, Security, Check-Out Enhancements and more
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Feb 8, 2018
We are delighted to highlight seven outstanding submissions
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Dec 26, 2017
Winners to be announced and celebrated at Imagine!
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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 20, 2017
The first in a new series of interviews with Magento trailblazers
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Dec 19, 2017
Gorilla Group’s survey of B2B business leaders
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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.
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 30, 2017
Why social is the future of commerce
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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. 
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Nov 23, 2017
Fooman makes merchants’ lives easier with Connect Xero. Fooman, a long-time Magento developer partner, has been coding extensions since 2008. We sat down with Kristof Ringleff, Fooman founder, lead Magento developer, and two-time Magento Master to learn about the top Fooman extensions. 
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 14, 2017
It is only a matter of time before Amazon disrupts B2B too
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Nov 6, 2017
Insights from Jenna Warren, Co-Founder of Creatuity
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Oct 24, 2017
How your business can promote social good this holiday season and beyond
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Oct 19, 2017
It’s time to collaborate on a consistently-branded holiday shopping experience
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Oct 17, 2017
Use caching, load balancing, and order processing to protect your site from the “thundering herd”
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Oct 9, 2017
Here are the leading Solution Partner contributors for the first round
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Oct 6, 2017
The deadline to submit your Imagine 2018 speaking proposal is Friday, October 13
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Sep 25, 2017
Take a Trip Down Memory Lane with the Magento Community
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Sep 20, 2017
Check out this 5-point checklist to assess your holiday readiness
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Sep 18, 2017
Prevent your brand from being a yuletide yawn
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Sep 7, 2017
We’re looking for the next big thing. What are you working on?
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Aug 30, 2017
Capture your share of purchase-ready holiday visitors with these easy-to-implement tips for Magento
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Aug 29, 2017
Use Transactional emails to secure that second purchase and lifelong customers
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Aug 24, 2017
Helpful checklist will help make sure you’re driving to conversion
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Aug 14, 2017
New program launches to reward our Solution Partners for their hard work
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Aug 10, 2017
And how retailers can remove the stress of holidays and shipping for bigger profits
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Aug 8, 2017
Simplify your sales tax for a hassle-free holiday season
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Aug 2, 2017
Are your customers using mobile? Categorically, yes.
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Jul 27, 2017
There’s still time to create a checkout that will give you a better customer experience and increased conversions
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Jul 26, 2017
Tips on timing and harnessing branded holiday opportunities.
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Jul 20, 2017
Integrating your web platform with your enterprise resource planning software can interconnect disparate parts of your business, improving data visibility and accuracy.
3 Tips for Creating a Data-Driven Competitive Advantage for Holiday Shopping
Jul 17, 2017
Proven strategies for an intelligent approach to holiday readiness.
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Jul 13, 2017
The new holiday commerce guide from Magento shows you how
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Jun 28, 2017
How Shinola and DOMU streamlined their payment experiences
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Jun 16, 2017
As MagentoLive UK 2017 approaches, Magento Solution Partner, Space 48, shares a free guide to London.
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Jun 16, 2017
PayPal Express Checkout provides a simple and secure payment method
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Jun 5, 2017
Premier Magento Solution Partner, Gorilla Group, gives us the insider tips on what to do in their hometown.
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May 18, 2017
The Magento solution and technology partners who made significant contributions to the eCommerce industry in 2016
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May 17, 2017
Talk about a fast time to market. The watch retailer Jomashop reveals how they did it.
The 48 Hour #RoadToImagine Journey Has Begun
Mar 31, 2017
Kuba Zwolinski, Founder of SNOW.DOG & Organizer of Meet Magento Poland, shares his #RoadToImagine journey
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Mar 28, 2017
Nurturing Our Rich & Vibrant Community 
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Mar 8, 2017
Congratulations to our amazing clients and partners!
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Feb 2, 2017
6 ways you can write better Magento 2 extensions
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Jan 15, 2017
Study shows Magento merchants will generate more than $224 billion online by 2020
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Jan 12, 2017
Magento Partners Look at How Retailers Can Differentiate in the Year Ahead
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Dec 12, 2016
Winners to be celebrated on stage at Imagine!
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Dec 5, 2016
Holidays are a double-edged ‘blessing’ for those in eCommerce.
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Nov 30, 2016
There are many ways to ensure your customers have a good onsite experience, and one of the most t
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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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Jun 20, 2016
In this notoriously dynamic industry, success belongs to those who adapt and evolve to changing consumer attitudes and behaviors
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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
Reflections on an Epic Journey
Apr 21, 2016
The #RoadToImagine riders share their favorite memories
Submissions Open for 2016 Imagine Excellence Awards
Feb 15, 2016
Winners to be announced on stage at Imagine!
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Dec 30, 2015
Magento is proud to welcome four more providers whose extensions passed the audit.
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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 18, 2015
Magento has worked with a handful of select providers to audit their extensions and develop a more smooth and streamlined partner certification program
personalization tips for e-commerce
Nov 19, 2015
How to leverage the traffic and data you gather in Q4
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Nov 17, 2015
Magento Solution Partners are trained, tested and ready to take on Magento 2.0 projects
ecommerce experience
Nov 4, 2015
For a company built on tradition and heritage, Le Creuset continues to excel at redefining its brand to include modern design, and its eCommerce site is no exception
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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 28, 2015
All entrepreneurs are challenged with finding new customers.
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Sep 21, 2015
How to improve your Magento project management
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Sep 1, 2015
Expanded program focuses on application performance and scalability
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Aug 27, 2015
This guest blog post is by Grainne Shaughnessy, Content, PR & Events Manager, at Brightpearl.
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Aug 26, 2015
This blog post is by Jenna Warren at Creatuity.
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Jul 22, 2015
How to make the most of the content your customers generate
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Jun 9, 2015
This blog post is by Robert Kent, Systems Manager at Creare.
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Jun 2, 2015
This blog post is by Robert Kent, Systems Manager at Creare.
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May 6, 2015
eBay Enterprise & Magento recognize achievements in innovation, customer service, creativity, user experience, and international growth
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May 1, 2015
A letter from Mark Lavelle, CEO of Magento
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Apr 22, 2015
Plus new partnerships and a mobile app SDK to accelerate merchant growth
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Apr 17, 2015
Congratulations to all of these amazing clients and partners!
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Feb 25, 2015
It’s the classic Silicon Valley: start a cool company in your garage and see what happens.
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Nov 26, 2014
How to sharpen your email strategy for the holiday season
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Oct 22, 2014
Tapping into Big Data Insights and Opportunities
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Oct 2, 2014
How to update your cart reminders to keep them both coming back
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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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Apr 14, 2014
Magento Gold Industry Partner Canada Post shares amazing 2013 numbers 
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
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
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
Right now, omnichannel strategy is something of a buzz-word in eCommerce circles.
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Apr 9, 2013
My grandfather purchased a new Oldsmobile every three years for most of his adult life.
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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.