21 Feb 2012, 23:47
Magento Certified Developers are popping up everywhere. Today’s profile comes from Berlin, a city with a large and growing Magento developer community. Let’s get to know one of Berlin’s first Magento Certified Developers, Fabian Blechschmidt
Magento: When did you start working with Magento? What were your initial reactions to the platform?
Fabian: When I started working with Magento in Spring 2011 my first reaction was “Wow! This is much more complex than I expected.” But after reading [...]
15 Feb 2012, 00:06
Here's the second in our series of certified developer profiles. Today’s post features Bart Delvaux, a Magento Certified Developer who works for PHPro, an enterprise development company in Belgium.
Magento: When did you start working with Magento, and what attracted you to the platform?
Bart: I started in working with Magento when I joined PHPro in August 2010. My first impression of the platform was that it was complex and took a long time to understand how the system works. But the longer [...]
14 Feb 2012, 09:40
The Imagine Challenge kicked off last month, and there are already some amazing entries! While the rest of you finish up perfecting and editing your photos and videos, check out the [...]
10 Feb 2012, 00:05
Magento Solution Partners often play a pivotal role in helping merchants deploy great Magento sites. These companies pride themselves in being the go-to experts on Magento implementations. So it’s no surprise that some of our most forward-thinking Solution Partners have rushed to have their developers take the Magento Developer Certification exam.
Among the partners who are leading the way in terms of having their developers certified is Gorilla Commerce, a Chicago-based agency that already has [...]
9 Feb 2012, 08:32
Lax World is a company that sells gear and goods to lacrosse devotees nationwide. Originally a successful chain of brick-and-mortar stores, Lax World expanded into eCommerce a few years ago, with strong initial results.
In fact, it became clear to Lax World that their existing platform couldn’t keep up with their growth. That’s when their Solution Partner, Groove Commerce, recommended Magento Enterprise as the perfect platform for building a new online store that would reach the entire range [...]
9 Feb 2012, 03:16
SumAll offers a new data analytics tool for Magento store owners to use their sales and revenue data to make better decisions and more money.
Stores easily sync up with SumAll's online tool, and within a matter of minutes, real-time information about company revenue history, customer groups, sales patterns, and trajectory can be accessed.
You can answer questions such as:
Are new customers worth more than returning customers?
Which day of the week is the best choice for running a promotional [...]
7 Feb 2012, 05:20
February 22, 2012 I 10:30AM PST
Webinar: Learn The Fundamentals of SEO
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is both an art and science. In today's market, it's also an essential part of any digital marketing mix. Digital Operative, a digital marketing agency, is here to take you through the ever-changing landscape of SEO as it pertains to your eCommerce website.You'll learn the basics from setting up your Magento Go store to onpage optimization to offpage SEO factors. Here are the details:
7 Feb 2012, 00:28
With all the buzz in the market (and on these pages) about Magento Developer Certification, you may be wondering: “Who are these Magento Certified Developers? What are they like? And how can I get a hold of one to help me?"
We decided to address those questions by profiling some certified developers in our blog. Today’s profile features one of the first developers to earn Magento Developer Certification: Matt Kammersell.
Matt put the code aside for a few moments to answer some of our questions:
6 Feb 2012, 22:00
A great online store holds the promise of strengthening your brand, building your customer base, and increasing your overall revenue. Whether you are launching your first online store or updating an existing site, you may need advice on how best to approach a project of this size and scope:
What strategic direction do you want to take your brand, and what role will eCommerce play?
What features of an online store are essential vs. nice to have?
Do you require extensive integration with existing [...]