Category Archives: eCommerce

2013 E-commerce Holiday Predictions

As holiday season rapidly approaches, so does the holiday rush for retailers.  This year holiday sales are expected to exceed $61 billion dollars in November and December.  There are six trends to follow that are going to be what makes holiday season such a big time for small and mid-sized retailers. Here is a list

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Staples Is Seattle Bound

Seattle, Washington is a great location to expand a large company’s horizons.  Google Facebook, and Groupon have already made their presence known in Seattle.  Therefore the news that Staples will also be making their new e-commerce and engineering center.

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E-Commerce SEO Success

Search engine optimization or SEO is much more difficult for merchants than any other professional using SEO online.  Each merchant has their own unique challenges and specialized strategies, which makes SEO very important.  Even though SEO for E-commerce sites is complex, it doesn’t mean it has to be challenging either.  The goal for an effective

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E-Commerce Sales Using Alternative Payment Methods

The rise of mobile commerce, non-bank payment options, and PCI compliance burdens is making many merchants consider new alternative payment options for all of their shoppers.  Therefore, the online payments industry is changing.  Changing payment options might seem like any easy task, but little attention has been given to the conversion aspect of these new

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USPS API changed (August 2013) – update your Magento store

If you run Magento store and offer to your customers USPS shipping options, you probably found out that it recently stopped working (it applies to Priority and Express mail shipping options). USPS was sending to its users an email about the change in their API, but if you didn’t take any action yet, it is

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Increasing Smart Phone And Tablet Traffic

Monetate, a leader in marketing and website optimization solutions provider recently released a report about social commerce trends. US Military and online shoppers are showing a very strong usage of mobile devices, rather than social media on the Internet.

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An Impressive First Quarter For Online Jobs

According to data revealed by, working from home has become a very aggressive market over the last few years. Employers with strong E-commerce departments are developing easier ways to hire people for tasks that can be done from home.

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3 Simple Tips for How to Improve Your Ecommerce Website

When it comes to ecommerce websites the most important element of your online presence is that you are in fact selling your product/brand successfully to the consumer. Too often ecommerce sites lose sight of this and don’t execute their sale strategy correctly. Below are 3 fullproof methods for how to better reach your target audience

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A Few Tips to Help Boost Your E-Commerce Website

With the digital world constantly updating e-commerce websites often find themselves changing their ordering process in an effort to stay up-to-date with the latest and greatest technology. No matter how well designed and interactive your website may be if the ordering process is not straightforward and easy to operate your e-commerce site is destined to

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Do people shop on phones?

You’re sitting in a coffee shop waiting for your next appointment when you spy the perfect bag on the shoulder of the lady at the counter. You can make out the brand as she turns to check the line behind her. What do you do? You shop mobile, of course. And, you’re not alone. In

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