Guest Post from Our Partner, Saleswarp
Today’s shoppers have more options and shorter attention spans than ever, so providing a convenient shopping experience is of utmost importance. A seamless and convenient shopping experience starts with optimizing product listings. Providing quality product content and optimizing product listings ensures that customers can easily find your products online and that you beat your competitors in search rankings, ultimately increasing sales.
Merchants that want to be able to build a Retail or Wholesale E-commerce store that they can continue to scale and grow are presented with many platforms to choose from. We’ve gone ahead and compared two major options, Magento and VTEX. Both offer options for SMB and Enterprise merchants, although VTEX is a SaaS platform, and Magento is primarily an open source platform. With this handy Magento vs VTEX information, comparing Magento and VTEX has never been easier for businesses trying to review these two E-commerce platforms.
For a merchant, choosing an E-commerce platform to start on or to move to can have lasting effects for years to come. Both Magento 2 and Zoey can provide many great benefits to help your online store grow and thrive, however, they do have many significant differences to choose from. You can read our article for a comparison of Zoey vs Magento 2, comparing major similarities and differences between these two well-established E-commerce systems.
Hundreds of Thousands of E-commerce websites have been built with Magento’s Community, Magento’s free open-source version of their online shopping platform. However, many store owners don’t know if their internet stores are transmitting credit card data securely, and following industry rules and regulations. In conjunction with our industry partners at X-Cart, we’ve put together a merchant-friendly look at what it takes to keep your customers, and your business safe when it comes to accepting credit cards with a Magento Community website.
Magento and X-Cart are two of the most tried and tested open source E-commerce platforms on the market. However, when comparing X-Cart and Magento, some major differences in their overall ecosystems and offerings will become apparent. Our Magento vs X-Cart guide should give you lots of valuable information to help you decide which will be better for your E-commerce needs.
When evaluating E-commerce systems, we always recommend starting by highlighting the goals that you’re seeking to meet as a business. Every shopping cart platform has its own pros and cons, but your unique needs and the experience that you’re hoping for as an organization will point you down the best path for your specific use case. When comparing Magento vs BigCommerce, you’ll find there are some key differences.
Guest Post from Our Partner, Primaseller
Why do retailers make the choice to be present on multiple channels even when they’re quite successful on just one?
Marketplaces like eBay are excellent sales channels- they give you all the visibility you need to sell your products. However, as a retailer, you may want to think beyond just sales.
Magento 1 has been the lifeblood of many E-commerce businesses over the last decade, however, all good things must come to an end. With the release of Magento 2, software updates for the 1.x environment will eventually reach End of Life. That doesn’t mean that a Magento Community site will breakdown, but rather, the Magento team won’t be focused on releasing new features, or perhaps new security patches. While there are still unknowns, what we do now know is the proposed date for this transition to retirement. Read on to learn more about when Magento 1 will reach End of Life (EOL), and what you can start to do to prepare.
Many in the digital marketing community recommend Magento as an excellent E-commerce platform, but for a business looking to build a new online storefront, understanding what a Magento website should cost can be a challenge. To help businesses to budget for these expenses more effectively, we’ve outlined some of the major factors, and provided some rough ideas on costs for design, development, and other setup that will lead you to launch.
Magento’s first security patch of 2017, SUPEE-9652, has landed.