30 Nov 2012, 04:09
The destruction wrought by Hurricane Sandy has left many families, communities and businesses on the East Coast struggling to rebuild their homes and neighborhoods in the midst of the busy holiday season for families and businesses. As part of our ongoing commitment to our valued merchants, customers and partners, eBay Giving Works and PayPal have committed to financial donations. With so many impacted by Sandy, the Magento team also wanted to do our part to help with the rebuilding effort.
30 Nov 2012, 03:00
As 2012 comes to a close, so do our Fall eCommerce Forums. Magento eCommerce Forums give retailers the opportunity to meet eCommerce experts from our ecosystem in their hometown. Attendees learned how our Solution, Industry, and Hosting Partners work together to implement successful Magento sites for retailers that result in increased sales and customer loyalty. These forums were also an opportunity to provide merchants with valuable eCommerce tips to take away and implement with their own businesses.
22 Nov 2012, 03:30
December 5, 2012 I 10:00AM PDT
Webinar: Newsletter Publishing Tips and Strategies
Publishing a regular newsletter is considered to be one of the most powerful and affordable marketing tools available. You are invited to join this webinar to learn five practical and innovative techniques for using Magento Go to support your newsletter campaign, content development, and publication process.
Topics to be covered include:
Promoting your newsletter
Building and managing your list of subscribers
22 Nov 2012, 02:44
UK developer Tom Robertshaw recently released the latest edition of his quarterly eCommerce survey. The survey looks at all sites in the Alexa 1 Million that are doing eCommerce, then analyzes those sites to identify which platform is being used.
According to the study, once again, Magento topped the field. In fact, the survey found that 23% of all eCommerce sites in the Alexa 1 Million were using Magento – a higher share than any other eCommerce platform. Magento has seen growth in every [...]
20 Nov 2012, 22:30
Magento Solution Partners have always been serious about being the best Magento developers in the world, but when Magento U introduced the certification program as a way for Magento developers to gain advanced levels of Magento competency and differentiate themselves from the competition, we didn’t anticipate the race for the most certified developers that would follow. The volume of certifications achieved is a real measure of our partners’ aptitude for our platform and the pride they take [...]
17 Nov 2012, 06:06
Gifts that Give (GtG) started out as a simple gifting website, but they envisioned a new retail model that would allow their customers to donate 20% of the value of their purchases to their favorite charity. It would be a win-win situation for GtG, their customers, and the charities. The catch was that this business strategy would require a cutting-edge eCommerce solution.
To make their vision a reality, GtG turned to Magento Enterprise Edition and Magento Gold Solution Partner Guidance. Guidance’s [...]
15 Nov 2012, 22:51
Innovative features, proven methods of increasing conversion, and engaging customer interaction techniques are being successfully deployed in online stores around the word. In order to take advantage of these effective practices for your store you must first understand the solutions that best fit your business.
The eCommerce with Magento course is designed to teach you how to leverage the features on the Magento platform to maximize customer satisfaction and grow your online business.
Take a [...]
15 Nov 2012, 06:04
Online retailers know that fraudulent activity has many long-lasting repercussions beyond the immediate financial hit. Certainly fraud is an inherent risk of doing business, even more so in the card-not-present world of eCommerce. But retailers who are hit hardest by fraud also face a more serious financial risk that could have dire consequences for their business – and it all starts with the chargeback.
The merchant is typically out the cost of the product or service and any related distribution [...]
14 Nov 2012, 05:50
Date: Nov 14, 2012
Time: 9:00am PDT
Is your company ready for the holiday season rush? Join Magento Solution Partner DEG in a webinar to help you better understand what emails should be sent during the holidays to best effect sales. Learn tricks and tips for effectively managing which inventory you should feature in holiday emails and learn to successfully grow email volume without increasing your unsubscribe rate.