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Accelerating Commerce Image
Mar 17, 2021
Past performance data can help you design successful strategies for tomorrow and beyond.
Looking Back to Get Ahead in the New Year
Jan 25, 2021
Past performance data can help you design successful strategies for tomorrow and beyond.
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
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Oct 26, 2020
There’s an important reason the Magento Site Self-Assessment Checklist starts with asking whether your customers can easily shop your site on their mobile devices. Read more.
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Oct 12, 2020
Magento Commerce makes eCommerce marketing smarter, better, and more personalized. Read more.
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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 However, the real cost of running an outdated version of any mission-critical software, not to mention the accumulated technical debt, can have a lasting material impact on a business.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.
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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.
TCO-Blog-Series
Sep 23, 2020
Whether you are new to eCommerce and Magento, thinking about using Magento, or have been using Magento for years, we think you’ll get some great takeaways on how to reduce and rethink your total cost of ownership. Read more.
Unwrapping-the-Gift-of-Giving
Sep 1, 2020
Intuitive shopping experiences are on every consumer’s 2020 holiday wishlist. Read more.
B2B-Commerce-Best-Practices
Aug 28, 2020
During a recent panel discussion, industry experts pointed to the significant transformation happening in B2B commerce and outlined strategies for success. The panel, which was sponsored by Adobe, left attendees with the following four key takeaways. Read more.
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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.
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Apr 22, 2020
Creating a winning eCommerce experience for these times involves evaluating your service strengths and limitations, then constructively applying those insights to where they’re needed most. Read more.
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Apr 22, 2020
 Four ways eCommerce can ensure business continuity to get you through turbulent times. Read more.
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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.
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Mar 11, 2020
The need for SEO is as strong as ever, and SEO experts are used to the rapid pace of change. Still, some changes are large enough that we have to re-examine how search engines do what they do and adjust SEO best practices to reflect the current reality. Read more.
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Mar 11, 2020
In recent months, Experius PWA tech lead Jordan Eisenburger learned a lot about both Magento PWA Studio and himself as a developer. He shares his key technical and personal insights. Read more.
Automatic Product Syncing with Amazon Sales Channel In Magento
Dec 18, 2019
Say goodbye to the complex and time-consuming process that you experience when listing products on Amazon. Read more.
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. 
10 Money-Saving Inventory Management Techniques for eCommerce Businesses
Jan 30, 2019
Avoid these costly inventory mistakes with 10 techniques to get your inventory management under control, save money, and keep your eCommerce customers happy and coming back for more.
Mobile Commerce Optimization
Jan 28, 2019
Optimize your eCommerce store for mobile search. 5+ tips for getting more traffic and sales by optimizing your site for mobile devices. Improve load time, images, UX, and more.
How to Optimize Product Pages - eCommerce SEO
Jan 25, 2019
SEO for eCommerce Product Pages. Get more traffic and increase sales with this guide on optimizing product pages for Google. 5+ Bonus SEO Tips.  
eCommerce Sites - Content Marketing Ideas for B2B
Jan 17, 2019
Grow Your B2B eCommerce sites with Content Marketing. 5 ideas for generating more leads through email, blog posts, ebooks and more. 
Video Marketing
Jan 15, 2019
Increase online sales with video marketing for your eCommerce business. 10+ tips for creating high-converting product videos, plus examples from Magento eCommerce clients.
eCommerce Mistakes
Jan 8, 2019
Here are 8 eCommerce mistakes to avoid in your online business, including choosing the wrong eCommerce platform, Not knowing your target audience, Poor website design, and more...
Shipping - eCommerce
Dec 12, 2018
The rise of eCommerce has put extra emphasis on convenience and shipping. While the two go hand-in-hand, shipping has become an essential component in successful businesses. Here are the 8 Things You Need to Know about eCommerce shipping.
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Nov 27, 2018
For an amazing B2B e-commerce website, you need to consider your customers’ needs. Nothing keeps a buyer on your site longer and converting faster than an intuitive eCommerce website!  From site speed to content, we break down the top 10 must-have for your site.
Beacon Technology
Oct 19, 2018
What if there was a technology that allowed you to contact potential buyers as they strolled by your place of business. Read about Beacon Technology, Proximity marketing, and eCommerce. Stay one step ahead of the growing competition.
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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 23, 2018
How to make the most of peak days and keep the new customers they bring
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Jul 11, 2018
Aligning with the trends highlighted in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce
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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. 
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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Dec 7, 2017
With seasonal Amazon purchases reaching an all-time high, how can your business stay competitive?
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Dec 1, 2017
How to attract and convert gift buyers, then turn them into lifelong 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 15, 2017
How merchants can win, beyond cutting prices
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Nov 7, 2017
Tips, strategies, and tactics to support your digital transformation
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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 11, 2017
How merchants and businesses are delighting customers with content
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Sep 26, 2017
Taco expert Scott Porter of @Searchfortheperfecttaco gives you the guided tour.
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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 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 12, 2017
Digital devices and channels are constantly evolving, and so are your customers.
PWA mobile eCommerce
Sep 6, 2017
The hottest thing since responsive web design
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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 10, 2017
And how retailers can remove the stress of holidays and shipping for bigger profits
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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.
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Jul 18, 2017
Artificial Intelligence Marketing is coming. What will it bring? 
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Jun 16, 2017
PayPal Express Checkout provides a simple and secure payment method
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 29, 2016
What retailers need to consider before they can meaningfully expand into overseas markets
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Nov 30, 2015
In this excerpt from his merchandising course, Magento expert and Magento U trainer Steve Kukla a
personalization tips for e-commerce
Nov 19, 2015
How to leverage the traffic and data you gather in Q4
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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 30, 2015
Use these tactics to cash-in on what may be the biggest growth year for the retail industry since 2011
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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
All entrepreneurs are challenged with finding new customers.
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Sep 23, 2015
Use these social media tips to attract and convert more website visitors so you can grow your eCommerce business
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Sep 16, 2015
Leverage these 13 SEO strategies to help your product pages climb to the top of Google
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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 14, 2015
The 2014 holiday period was a very merry season for eCommerce, boosted by a 16% growth in sales over 2013
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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 8, 2015
Retailers looking to do business in China must first take the proper steps to ensure their cross-border endeavors are successful
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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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Aug 21, 2015
CRO is a good place to start when growing your eCommerce business. In general, a “good” conversion rate varies greatly from business to business. Learn more about optimizing your conversion rates using time tested methods from the people at Fooman. 
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Aug 12, 2015
New Relic Reporting extension enables real-time visibility into key application and business metrics
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Aug 10, 2015
What makes or breaks a startup’s success?
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Jul 22, 2015
How to make the most of the content your customers generate
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Jul 10, 2015
How to make your eCommerce site’s product pages stand out and turn browsers into buyers
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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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Jun 10, 2015
This blog post is by Stacy Farrington, Marketing and Community Coordinator, at Creatuity.
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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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Apr 15, 2015
This blog post is by James Bavington, Technical Director at Creare.
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Apr 6, 2015
How to Stand Out From the Crowd and Turn Your Website Into a Money-Making Machine
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Mar 18, 2015
The New and Improved Magento Forum
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Mar 10, 2015
This year, these 8 things will determine the success of your email marketing efforts 
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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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Dec 11, 2014
Best practices and lessons learned from a mobile-first redesign
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Nov 26, 2014
How to sharpen your email strategy for the holiday season
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Nov 20, 2014
Experts including Gartner, Deloitte LLP, eMarketer, and NRF weigh in
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Oct 22, 2014
Tapping into Big Data Insights and Opportunities
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Oct 21, 2014
New Fashion Partner Initiative accelerates fashion brands’ success to market
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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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Aug 6, 2014
RWD is the best way to optimize engagement with customers across all digital touch points
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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
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Mar 11, 2014
Jonny Stewart of Perricone MD and Demetra Pinsent of Charlotte Tilbury share their mobile commerce insights
Members-Only Shopping Sites Tap Exclusivity & Personalization to Drive Growth
Mar 4, 2014
Members-only sites are proving that customers are willing to put in the extra effort for exclusivity and personalization
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Dec 18, 2013
5 things you can do now to improve your search engine rankings
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
Page Load Time: The Silent Sales Killer
Oct 30, 2013
Who hasn't been frustrated when visiting a slow web site?
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
Maximizing the Power of Google’s Paid Shopping Feed | Magento Blog
Jun 4, 2013
It's the perfect time to start leveraging Google Shopping to generate traffic
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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
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.