Blog Posts About eCommerce

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Design That Allows Users to Help Themselves

Self-service applications have become a major consumer trend in the past few years. In fact, 50 percent of consumers now prefer self-service over interacting with someone else to solve an issue. So how does this affect UX designers, and the way products are built? Read on to learn all about self-service applications and how to […]
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5 Key Trends Driving Business Success in the Digital Marketplace

  In mid-June, online retail giant Amazon made waves in the business world when it was announced that the company would be acquiring grocery chain Whole Foods for a staggering $13.4 billion. This deal is representative of a larger shift in global business, away from traditional brick-and-mortar locations towards a more robust digital marketplace. As […]
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How to Select the Right E-Commerce Platform for Your Business, Part 2: WooCommerce

In Part 1 of this series, it was explained that before any business can develop a digital presence, it must first lay the solid foundation on which the business will be built. Selecting the right e-commerce platform is the most critical component of that foundation. We shared the pros and cons of e-commerce platform Magento, […]
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How to Select the Right E-Commerce Platform for Your Business, Part 1: Magento

You wouldn’t spend your money fixing a car without first addressing problems with a faulty engine. Similarly, you wouldn’t buy a house without first making sure that the foundation was on solid ground. So if your business is getting ready to launch online, why wouldn’t you first determine which e-commerce platform best suits your goals? The […]

Mobile Strategy: Metrics that Determine and Boost Your ROI

According to Internet Retailer, mobile commerce grew nearly three times faster than e-commerce in the United States in 2015. Additionally, U.S. mobile commerce itself grew to $104 billion this year, a 38.7 percent jump from 2014. There remains little doubt that consumers increasingly turn to their tablets and smartphones to make their purchases, which should […]

From UX to CX: Businesses Must Adapt in the Age of the Customer

Marked by the mass digitalization of networked computers that began in the early 1990s, we are now entering a new “age of the customer,” which according to Forrester requires a new business approach to remain competitive, and foster a culture of “customer obsession.” Early on, many organizations found through studies that high quality websites promoted […]

Seven UX Design Tips to Increase Conversions 

It takes more than just an IP address and clean landing page to grow your business on the web. These days, anybody with an idea or product to sell, and a beginner’s knowledge of web hosting and design, can launch a website—and effectively, a new business—in a few hours’ time. With all the clutter and […]

UX and E-Commerce Security: Red Flags to Avoid

If you’re an American with internet access, chances are that you’ve made an online purchase recently … and you’re not alone. In fact, nearly 70 percent of Americans shop online regularly (at least monthly), according to Mintel’s Online Shopping U.S. 2015 report. Reasons behind this burgeoning market include the convenience of being able to shop […]

eCommerce Best Practices – Are You Ready for 2016?

The 2015 holiday shopping season hit a new high this year with online sales that reached over $105 billion (a whopping 9 percent over 2014) according to the National Retail Federation. This number greatly exceeded Adobe Digital Index’s (ADI) “2015 Holiday Online Shopping Predication,” of a record $83 billion in online sales. With the influx […]

Is Your eCommerce Website Working for You?

The importance of your website in relation to business strategy cannot be understated in today’s digital economy. Potential customers will look to your website for evidence of trustworthiness, competence, superior products and services. Is your company doing all it can to optimize the user experience? Take this quiz to see how well you rank!  To […]
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