Category Archives: Development

Development

How To Beat The Ecommerce Summer Slump

Managing Your BigCommerce Store During The Slow Season Does business seem slower for your ecommerce store in summer? It’s not just your imagination. Sales really do go down in summer for both ecommerce and traditional brick-and-mortar retailers. On average, ecommerce retailers sell 30% less during the summer months than they do in autumn and winter….

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BigCommerce UX Tweak: Product Option Dropdowns on Android

Simple Fix For Android FastClick Issues Have you checked your BigCommerce site on an Android lately? Some merchants on the BigCommerce Stencil framework have noticed an issue with Product Option Dropdowns not working properly on Android phones. This is caused by an issue with an outdated Android library called FastClick. If you notice this problem…

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Case Studies

Case Study: BigCommerce Site Customizations, By The Numbers

How BigCommerce Add-Ons Improve Your Conversion Rate How does custom development work improve your bottom line? We took a deep dive into the analytics data of one of our clients, a high-end flashlight retailer called Fenix-Store, to demonstrate just how impactful these changes can be. Fenix-Store recently introduced a number of add-ons and UX improvements…

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Development

One Simple Trick For Ecommerce Checkout Page Design

Enclose The Checkout to Reduce Checkout Abandonment Struggling to get customers to complete checkout? You’re not alone. Checkout abandonment is one of the most persistent problems for ecommerce merchants across industries. In fact, studies have shown that most ecommerce sites experience a checkout abandonment rate between 40-60 percent – meaning roughly half of all customers…

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BigCommerce

BigCommerce Quick Fix: Update Your Site’s ReCAPTCHA

BigCommerce Support For ReCAPTCHA v1 Ends BigCommerce has announced they are ending support for version 1 of reCAPTCHA, the spam deterrent filter that appears on certain pages on your BigCommerce site. In order to keep using the reCAPTCHA services, merchants will have to manually upgrade their reCAPTCHA to version 2. If that sounds overwhelming to…

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Development

When Should You Get Custom Development Work?

Why You Should Hire A BigCommerce Developer for Custom Development Work As a full service digital agency, we believe strongly in the importance of custom solutions – particularly custom web development work. But when working with clients, we often get questions about its true value. Here’s why – and when – we recommend it. BigCommerce…

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eCommerce

8 Things Your Bigcommerce Developer Wants You To Know

Web Design Tips From BigCommerce Partners Ever wished you could pick your developers’ brain? We talked to our development team about the things they wish BigCommerce merchants knew. Here’s what they came up with: the top eight guiding principles for Bigcommerce websites in 2018. 1. Make Decisions With Data How can you be sure that…

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BigCommerce

Switching To Stencil? Your Five Most Common Questions, Answered

Busting Myths About Blueprint vs. Stencil By now, you’ve probably heard about BigCommerce Stencil, the ecommerce platform’s newest and most advanced framework. You know that Stencil is faster and better-performing, and might be considering a move for your own business. Like many BigCommerce merchants, you might understand why moving to Stencil is important but not…

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Development

Ten Reasons Why You Need A Website Maintenance Plan

How Building A Relationship With A Developer Improves Your Bottom Line Website maintenance is crucial to the health of your ecommerce business. Whether it’s fixing a bug or implementing a user-experience tweak, making small and regular updates is a crucial part of managing your ecommerce business. But if you don’t have an in-house developer, can…

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eCommerce

Customer Incentives For Ecommerce Stores

Marketing Tips That Turn Browsers Into Buyers What makes customers click the “buy now” button? Of course, the overall user experience of your website is important. Fast page speed, a clear navigation, and overall good design will go a long way towards boosting your conversion rate. But, to give customers that extra push, you need…

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eCommerce

Mobile Commerce Tips For BigCommerce

Mobile Ecommerce: Why It Matters With everything that goes into running an ecommerce website, optimizing your site for mobile may feel like an afterthought. But it shouldn’t. Mobile ecommerce (sometimes called m-commerce) is the future of online shopping. Here are some fast facts about why it’s so important. Your customers are already on mobile. 77…

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Case Studies

Case Study: Vape Shop Site Customizations For CueVapor.com

BigCommerce Customizations To Sell Regulated Products Online CueVapor.com is a BigCommerce store that sells vapes and vape accessories. They approached us with a number of challenges: not only do they sell regulated products (nicotine) that are subject to special laws and taxes, they also needed a site that would support their TV marketing efforts and…

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Case Studies

Case Study: A BigCommerce Site Redesign For OliveOilLovers.com

Custom BigCommerce Development and Design For A Luxury Goods Feel OliveOilLovers.com is a BigCommerce site that sells high-quality extra virgin olive oil to discerning customers who love gourmet food. But their outdated site wasn’t properly showcasing their products and it wasn’t optimized to work with their specific business practices, such as offering a monthly subscription…

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Development

All About BigCommerce AMP: Google’s Preferred Method for Mobile Optimization

Get A Faster Buying Experience for Your BigCommerce Customers Is your BigCommerce site mobile-friendly? Hopefully, you have a flexible, responsive design. But there’s one important part of responsive design (and its associated positive effect on SEO) that you’re probably missing out on if you’re still on Blueprint: Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). What is Google…

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