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May 05, 2020

PCI Compliance & Magento 1 EOL – When Not To Push the Panic Button

These are times of authentic fear, uncertainty, and doubt. The last thing any of us – or any of our bottom lines – need is the dissemination of falsehoods or false choices intended to drive panicked business decisions. Unfortunately, shamefully, and near daily, we come across such messages relating to the Magento 1 platform (M1) […]

April 10, 2020

Ecommerce Tips: How to Ship Large and Heavy Items

When it comes to shipping, consumers definitely prefer fast & cheap (or free) — but determining how you ship your products & how you pass along or absorb that cost is tricky. And it becomes an even greater challenge if you sell large or bulky items. Heavy weight shipping is a little trickier. In this […]

April 02, 2020

Is Safe Harbor Right For You?

If you’re a Magento developer or systems integrator you’ve likely been bombarded by emails, blog posts, and notices that end-of-life (EOL) is coming. That means no new features & no security patches which puts Magento 1 stores at risk. While many store owners are preparing to migrate to Magento 2 or other ecommerce platforms, some […]

March 31, 2020

7 Ecommerce Analytics Tools You Might Not be Using

Top ecommerce analytics tools

Ecommerce analytics tools help you gauge success. Check out these resources that will help you better understand your customers and make smarter decisions.

February 19, 2020

Don’t Settle for Just Any Port in the Storm

Nexcess Safe Harbor is the Haven Magento Stores Need The currents and undercurrents of Magento’s strategy are ever changing. One day it’s smooth sailing with technology that simply performs, propelling sales and service; the next day they are raising the anchor, and creating a wake of disruption that the entire ecosystem must brace themselves to […]

January 13, 2020

Turning Disruption into Opportunity: Our Approach to Magento’s Platform Change

Disruption. Not a word anyone running a mission-critical business wants to hear. And there’s no shying away from the fact that Magento has introduced disruption into the commerce market by sunsetting the Magento 1 platform and encouraging merchants to re-platform to M2.   But what about when disruption creates opportunity and innovation?  When disruption brings about […]

January 06, 2020

Magento vs. WooCommerce: How to Choose the Best Platform

Learn about Magento vs. WooCommerce performance. Compare WooCommerce vs. Magento for ecommerce. Read this blog to understand Magento vs. WordPress/WooCommerce.
December 30, 2019

How to Use Google Tag Manager for Your Ecommerce Business

Historically, consumer use of ecommerce stores has been a mystery to merchants. Traffic sources, bounce rates, and others were the metrics of educated guesses and opinions. Today, however, powerful tracking tools like Google Tag Manager for WordPress have brought data to that mystery, answering questions with a level of certainty never seen before.  These tools […]

December 26, 2019

Goals and Events eCommerce Businesses Should be Tracking with Google Analytics

Tracking interactions between customers and your ecommerce store is essential if you want to gauge the performance of your business. However, it’s not always obvious which interactions you should be tracking. If you track too little, you’re not getting the most representative picture, and if you track too much, the important data gets buried.  In […]

December 17, 2019

The Magento 1 End of Life With Gary Smith

Gary Smith, Strategic Partner Development Manager at Nexcess, shares his thoughts on Magento 1, its history, and end of life. We cover the real story on PCI compliance, why staying isn’t the end of world, and how making the move to Magento 2 in your own timeframe comes with opportunities for growth.  Ready to begin […]