25 Apr 2012, 12:29
If Day 1’s excitement level was at a 10, Day 2 was off the charts. There was a noticeable feeling of exhilaration in the air as the crowd entered the Pavillion this morning. With a DJ filled atmosphere, eye tantalizing graphics and thoughtful merchant quotes, everyone knew they were in for something good. This year’s theme centered around the question, ‘What’s Your Story?’ The theme brought to light just how much Magento has helped changed both the professional and personal lives of our [...]
25 Apr 2012, 02:32
We’re pleased to announce the latest Magento releases: Magento Enterprise 1.12 and Community 1.7. The recent enhancements to our powerful eCommerce offerings help merchants provide a more personalized shopping experience for their customers.
Benefits include easier order placement, mobile optimization and multiple wish lists. These enhancements give merchants greater potential to boost consumer engagement, increase conversions and transaction size, and foster brand loyalty.
All merchants, including [...]
24 Apr 2012, 13:53
Imagine eCommerce 2012 is officially off to a great start! Merchants, developers, partners and all members of the Magento ecosystem swarmed the M Resort today in Las Vegas, all eager and excited to see what we have in store over the next few days.
Today’s pre-event activities started off strong with Developer Certification and the Magento Technology Partner Program. While the partner event was taking place, we also held the Developer BarCamp & Networking Event up on the 16th floor of the hotel. [...]
24 Apr 2012, 10:44
Pre-event activities for the 2012 Imagine eCommerce conference have officially begun in sunny Las Vegas! Excitement is in the air as 1,300 attendees are mingling, meeting up with their friends and colleagues while soaking it all in. From Spain to Vietnam to Latvia, we have friends coming from all over the world, from 45 countries. The conference hotel, the M Resort, has been taken over and occupied by all things orange; it's now internally known as the "Magento Resort." Partners, developers [...]
24 Apr 2012, 07:26
1,300 Magento merchants, developers and solutions partners have gathered from around the world at the fabulous M Resort in sunny (and very hot) Las Vegas, NV for the Imagine 2012 conference.
Attendees are looking forward to three days of great content, incredible networking, and a whole lot of fun. Today’s event kicked-off developer BarCamp – a series of rapid-fire presentations on Magento and X.commerce, with all content driven by attendees. BarCamp is being held in the resort’s beautiful [...]
20 Apr 2012, 05:00
We are pleased to let you know that the final course in the series, Managing Your Magento Store - Part 3: Operations, is now available in the On-Demand, Video format. In this new one hour course, you are introduced to topics such as order management, fulfillment and customer service.
If you haven’t already taken advantage of the first two parts of our three part series on the Magento Admin panel to help optimize the management of your store, now is your chance to get the series in its [...]
19 Apr 2012, 04:24
May 3, 2012 I 10:00AM PDT
Webinar: How to Use Email Marketing More Effectively
Email marketing improves traffic to your Magento Go store and helps to increase sales from your existing customer base. But more importantly, it builds and maintains long-term relationships with your customers, which are essential to any successful business. With proper subjects and relevant messages, email marketing can effectively support your marketing efforts with little to no budget. In our next webinar with Go [...]
16 Apr 2012, 20:19
Dan and Dave have a built a business and a community around magic. Their online store serves as an interactive lifestyle hub for magicians worldwide, not only offering instructional media and accessories, but a place where magic enthusiasts can share and learn the tricks of the trade.
But their marvelous site didn’t just happen by magic. In fact, Dan and Dave had been constantly frustrated by the limitations of their original eCommerce site—so much so that they decided to build the new one [...]
11 Apr 2012, 03:25
April 11, 2012 I 10:00AM PDT
Webinar: Best Practices for Landing Pages that Convert
Landing pages should be built to convert. The design of a landing page is extremely important as is monitoring a landing page’s effectiveness through proper analytical tools. Google Analytics offers a wide range of features and reporting options which, when used correctly, can reveal weak points in landing pages and also help to determine the right solutions to enhance your site's conversion rate. In our next [...]