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June 24, 2019

Adventures in Timezones: How a Server’s Timezone Can Go Wrong

For the average American living in Chicago, being able to tell the time in New York is easy. Simply take the time in Chicago and add one hour: 10am becomes 11am.

June 17, 2019

Magento 1 vs Magento 2: Should You Stay or Should You Go?

With just a year until Magento 1 reaches end of life, merchants still on the platform are facing a lot of tough decisions; including whether they should stay on Magento 1 (M1), replatform to Magento 2 (M2), or start using an alternate CMS.

June 13, 2019

An Introduction To Email Marketing For New eCommerce Retailers

Online retailers can bet on two facts. First, every customer has an email account. Second, they receive hundreds of marketing emails every week, most of which go unread. The first fact makes email a perfect marketing channel for eCommerce. The second fact means retailers have to work hard to get their customers to open marketing […]

June 10, 2019

Magento 1 End of Life: What You Need to Know

Magento 1 End of Life: What You Need to Know

If you’re running Magento 1 (M1), you’ve probably heard by now that it will be sunsetting in 2020. And while Magento 1.x will still be accessible and usable by merchants and devs alike, it will no longer receive official support from either Magento or Adobe.

May 27, 2019

Five Tactics To Increase Conversions On Your WooCommerce Store

Have you ever visited an eCommerce store to buy a product only to change your mind at the last minute? The answer is almost certainly yes. Most visitors to eCommerce stores don’t buy anything. The eCommerce industry’s average conversion rate is three percent at best. For every hundred people who visit an eCommerce store, ninety-seven […]

May 07, 2019

Get Ready to Party During Magento Imagine With NexcessLive

Magento Imagine is less than a week away. Kicking off May 13th, this year promises to be a big one, with merchants exploring how to “Expand the Experience”. And NexcessLive is back for another incredible party and the chance to talk with merchants about how we can help them to optimize the eCommerce experience.

October 15, 2018

eCommerce Automation: How to Make Bots Work Your Online Store

You can automate your eCommerce or WooCommerce store and save a lot of time and sanity. Let the bots do it. Rather than being impersonal or expensive, simple automations can be personalized and easy. It’s well within reach of the average eCommerce shop. In the recent How to Use eCommerce Automations for Your Store webinar […]

October 01, 2018

Using Wordpress With WooCommerce: How to Add it to Your Site

How to use WordPress with WooCommerce
Use WordPress with WooCommerce to launch an open source WordPress store. Read this guide to learn how to set up WooCommerce in WordPress.
September 06, 2018

Do You Really Need Managed WooCommerce Hosting?

The free WooCommerce plugin simply turns your WordPress website into an eCommerce one. Managed WooCommerce Hosting transforms it—into a full-featured, hassle-free, eCommerce platform that will increase the speed, consistency, and functionality of your WooCommerce store. Think of the WooCommerce plugin as your stock car in the race for online sales. Managed WooCommerce Hosting is your […]

August 24, 2018

Link Building for eCommerce Businesses

In my previous two posts here on Nexcess, I talked about technical SEO and keyword research for eCommerce companies. Both of these form the base of a great SEO strategy. Without a crawlable website or pages on your site targeting keywords with search volume that are relevant to your business, you will never rank. But […]