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November 11, 2019

How To Improve Product Search On Your Magento Store

Product search: you can’t live without it. At least, that’s until you start using cumbersome and awkward solutions that don’t deliver the right results. Choosing the right product search for your Magento store means finding an integration that allows for both easy customization and that delivers the results consumers are looking for. Magento’s default product […]

November 07, 2019

5 WordPress Plugins for Increasing Conversions

Staring down the WordPress plugins page, you find yourself asking what you should be installing. You want more conversions and you have a basic idea of what that entails, but you don’t know how that translates into what you see on the page. Here are 5 WordPress plugins that can help you to boost conversions.

November 06, 2019

Carrie Wheeler Talks Innovative Solutions with WIWP at WCUS

Women in WordPress

Another year of WordCamp US has come and gone, and we hope everyone who attended – and didn’t attend – found the best hosting solution for their business. This year, our partner Liquid Web was in attendance. Not only did they offer some incredible booth experiences (recap article to come!), but team members also hosted […]

November 04, 2019

Why WooCommerce is a Powerful Affiliate Marketing Platform

The goal of ecommerce marketing is to expose a store’s products to people most likely to buy them. There are many ways to achieve that goal: display advertising, email marketing, content marketing, and more.

October 30, 2019

How the Success of WordPress is Due to its Plugin Ecosystem

WordPress’s plugin ecosystem is one of its greatest strengths. As we write, there are over 50,000 plugins in the official repository, a number that doesn’t include premium plugins and custom plugins created for individual WordPress sites. Plugins range in functionality from tiny interface tweaks to full-featured ecommerce applications, all taking advantage of the hooks and […]

October 28, 2019

What Are Transaction Costs? How Ecommerce Reduces Costs

Ecommerce stores can reduce transaction costs in the overhead of running a business. But transaction costs still have enough of a presence to chip away at your profits. Transaction costs traditionally refer to any cost incurred by an entity that maintains or processes the exchange of currency for goods and services. It is not necessarily […]

October 24, 2019

20 Ways to Get Your Store Ready for Black Friday

It’s not too late to start circling the wagons the holiday season. Here’s 20 ways to make the most of your Black Friday that don’t involve new code or massive retooling. Use one, or all, or mix and match for maximum effect. #1 Enable Nexcess Cloud Auto Scaling One of the main arguments to go […]

October 22, 2019

6 Magento Alternatives You Should Be Considering After Magento 1

Magento alternatives
With the sunsetting of Magento 1, should you look into alternatives to Magento? Read this blog for our top Magento alternatives to look into.
October 17, 2019

What Is a Dev Site?

Sites get updated all the time, but even small changes can break your site. Learn what a Dev Site is and why they’re important in this blog.

October 14, 2019

8 Common Hosting Problems (and How to Avoid Them)

8 common hosting problems
All hosts are not created equally. Here’s how to troubleshoot the most common hosting problems, and how to avoid them in the future.