Category Archives: eCommerce

eCommerce

The Supreme Court Case With Big Implications For Ecommerce

What BigCommerce Merchants Need To Know About South Dakota V. Wayfair This week, the Supreme Court will hear South Dakota v. Wayfair, a case about how ecommerce businesses collect sales tax that could radically disrupt the industry. Read on for an explainer about what’s happening and how it could affect your business. What’s Happening In…

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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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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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Google Updates

Google Shopping For BigCommerce App Ends March 20

How To Keep Listing Your Products On Google Shopping Do you list products on Google Shopping through BigCommerce legacy imports or the Merchant Center Shopping app? If the answer is yes, starting March 20, you’ll have to find a different way of listing your products. Google has announced it is retiring this app, along with…

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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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BigCommerce

Why We Recommend BigCommerce For B2B

The Best Ecommerce Platform For B2B If you sell B2B online, you know that ecommerce platforms and tools aren’t always a seamless fit for your business model. So when prospective clients with B2B businesses learn that we exclusively work on BigCommerce, they want to know: is this really the best platform for my business? Our…

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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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eCommerce

How To Upsell and Cross-Sell With BigCommerce

The Ecommerce Strategy Amazon Uses To Make Money What single sales strategy generates 35 percent of Amazon’s revenue? Cross-selling. Those “recommended product” boxes you see on every page of their site? They get big results. In brick and mortar stores, upsells and cross-sells are two of the most common and effective sales strategies. And they…

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SEO

Case Study: Competitor Keyword Analysis & Content Strategy Process

When we re-designed TheHairbowCompany.com for The Hairbow Company over the summer, we saw a whole lot of opportunity for SEO improvements. Since then, we’ve done some competitor-focused keyword research, identified a number of high-potential keywords, and began bulking up content surrounding the keywords we found. The results are convincing: Content matters. Keyword Research It’s easy…

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eCommerce

Microinteractions on eCommerce Sites

Every internet user encounters microinteractions– they’re the subtle nuance that helps the user confirm their interactions with a site. Utilizing these microinteractions on an eCommerce website can really enhance the overall experience and make a user feel more comfortable. They can provide feedback, improve continuity of the site, and make navigating from page to page…

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BigCommerce

BigCommerce Customizations for Wholesale

BrushDance.com has recently been increasing their wholesale relationships, and they wanted to leverage BigCommerce’s great functionality to offer custom information for wholesale customers. IntuitSolutions was able to make several key modifications to their site to refine the overall flow and user experience for wholesale versus retail. Custom Login for Vendors We created a new, custom…

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BigCommerce

Product Video Thumbnails

Product Videos Greatly Help Conversion Rates Esslinger.com sells parts, tools, and supplies for watchmakers and jewelers. They have videos for lots of their products to help explain how to use them, so they wanted to make sure their product page videos were easy to find and watch. Recent studies show that customers who watch a…

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SEO Tips and Solutions

BigCommerce Enterprise vs. Magento

BigCommerce Enterprise vs. Magento: What is the Best Ecommerce Platform? When the writing was on the wall for their old e-commerce partner, motorcycle parts and apparel shop Sportbike Track Gear knew that they had to make the jump to a new e-commerce service. As a large-volume, high-inventory shop, they considered both Magento and BigCommerce for…

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