New Magento eBook: The Rules (and Tools) for Successful Customer Engagement

30 Jul 2013, 04:43

Learn tips and strategies you can use to drive repeat sales and brand loyalty Not long ago, customer engagement meant attracting customers with great deals and then moving them as quickly as possible to checkout. These days, customer engagement means using social media, personalized shopping experiences, and targeted interactions to build lasting customer relationships. The idea is that, when merchants are able to engage customers on a personal level, those customers are more likely [...]


Brand Strategy in an Omni-Channel World

26 Jul 2013, 01:33

Right now, “omni-channel strategy” is something of a buzz-word in eCommerce circles. Whether they’re discussing traditional brick-and-mortar businesses expanding their reach online, popular eStores opening a physical location, or evaluating the endless list of shopping portals and social media outlets, most of the conversation has centered on the channels themselves. I find this sort of exchange quite interesting, but I’m typically the guy in the back of the room that not-so-politely clears [...]


MagentoLive Australia Showcases Merchant & Partner Success Stories on Day Two

25 Jul 2013, 04:37

MagentoLive Australia rolled into Day 2 with great energy. Following a great party the night before at the Verandah Bar, sponsored by Exceed Online, the conference floor this morning was buzzing with excitement. Day 2 Keynote Address - Magento Enterprise Edition 1.13 is all about Performance Magento’s Head of Product, Jimmy Duvall, headlined this morning's keynote address with insights into the incredible performance enhancements enabled through Magento Enterprise Edition [...]


MagentoLive Australia Starts off Strong on Day One

24 Jul 2013, 01:51

MagentoLive Australia kicked-off Tuesday morning in Sydney with a flurry of activity. More than 400 merchants, developers, partners and Magento and eBay employees came together for a great event. Here are some of the highlights from the day. Roy's Keynote - Magento is Commited to Australia Magento's COO and Co-Founder, Roy Rubin, opened up the conference with his keynote address. He talked about Magento's momentum in Australia—Magento has a commanding 42% share of the Alexa top 1 Million [...]


Australian Toy Company Kidstuff Gets Some Very Grown-Up Results

23 Jul 2013, 06:00

Educational-toy retailer Kidstuff wasn’t playing when they asked for a complete upgrade of their site from Magento Community Edition, and they definitely wanted increased conversion and better integration with their brick-and-mortar stores. Magento Gold Solution Partner eWave tapped into the sophisticated features and functionality of Magento Enterprise Edition to give them all of that—and much more. As a result, Kidstuff hit their yearly goals just six weeks after their re-launch, opening [...]


Global Lingerie Leader Finds a Perfect Fit with Magento Enterprise Edition

23 Jul 2013, 06:00

Bendon now has thirteen brands in its portfolio and a strong brick-and-mortar presence. They really needed more support and flexibility from their eCommerce solution and Magento Solution Partner [...]


Quick, Easy and Inexpensive: Social Reviews Bring in Highly Qualified Traffic via Your Social Media

23 Jul 2013, 00:53

Most online store owners are investing time and money into building social communities, and more and more are turning to content marketing. The problem is, these approaches are slow in bringing results and most businesses don’t or can’t implement social media and content marketing strategies effectively. So what is the quickest, easiest and cheapest way to implement a sustainable marketing channel that will bring you qualified traffic right now? Yotpo Social Reviews is a free plug-and-play [...]


Magento U Announcements: Magento U in Kiev and Sydney!

19 Jul 2013, 03:48

Magento U in Kiev Magento U is hosting their Fundamentals of Magento Development course in Kiev, Ukraine next week! This is a fantastic opportunity for developers in the area to learn the architecture, terminology, and core functionality of Magento Enterprise Edition from Magento experts. Fundamentals of Magento Development Kiev, Ukraine July 29–August 2, 8 am–5:30 pm Breakfast and lunch provided *The class will be taught in Russian and the materials will be in English. ????? ????? [...]


MagentoLive Australia Is Sold Out!

19 Jul 2013, 01:54

Tickets for MagentoLive Australia are now sold out and we’d like to send out a big thank you to our Australian ecosystem for their enthusiasm and support for this event. We can’t wait to see you in Sydney! Attendees, keep an eye out for email updates. For more information about the event, visit the MagentoLive Australia site. You can also follow the event on Facebook and Twitter, and use the hashtag #MagentoLive to talk about the conference! [...]


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