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January 22, 2018

Your WooCommerce Store Must Be Responsive

Everyone has heard the buzzwords “responsive design” for years now. Yet I still come across WooCommerce stores that are not mobile ready. Big brands like State Farm publicly announced in 2013 that they received a 56% uptick in conversion when they switched to a responsive design. The numbers don’t lie, your WooCommerce Store must be […]

January 19, 2018

Do You Already Have This Cart Abandonment Plugin on Your WooCommerce Store?

According to the Baymard Institute who researched 37 different cart abandonment statistics, 69.23% is the average documented online shopping cart abandonment rate. Almost 70% of online shoppers get somewhere into the shopping process before abandoning their cart. That is, they decide to not make the purchase and go to other online properties. Even if you […]

January 17, 2018

Four Things You Can Do to Optimize eCommerce Store Speed

Every one of us knows from direct experience that if a website takes time to load, especially if we’re looking for something, we’re more likely to move on than to wait. An Akamai report on the State of Online Retail Performance noted: For peak conversions, store sites have to load in under 2.7 seconds and […]

January 16, 2018

Announcing the Launch of Managed WooCommerce Hosting

Announcing the Launch of Managed WooCommerce Hosting, the Industry’s first platform dedicated to WooCommerce Stores Nexcess, the market leader in managed hosting and managed application services to SMBs and web professionals, has officially launched the industry’s first platform dedicated to WooCommerce Stores. “Our Managed WooCommerce Hosting product is more than just a simple one-click plugin […]

January 15, 2018

Want More from Your WooCommerce Store? Do More.

WordPress is a content management system that my mother can use. Literally. Her business website is on WordPress and she doesn’t ever have to ask me any questions on how to change anything! I have only taken the liberty of moving her site to our Managed WordPress hosting to speed her site up.  It is […]

January 08, 2018

How to Add Discounts to Products in WooCommerce

If you have a WooCommerce store and have already started selling products then no doubt you are ready to start offering some type of discounts to your customers. They may be new, recurring or just an inventory clean out. There are several ways you can add discounts to products in your WooCommerce store. 1. You […]

December 13, 2017

Sell Products Using Amazon and WooCommerce

I am not naive to the fact that WooCommerce is not the only solution for selling products online. One of the largest in the world, Amazon, is a big powerhouse. Instead of looking at Amazon as the impossible competition, why don’t you just view them as yet another partner who will help you on your […]

December 11, 2017

The Differences I Found in Magento and WooCommerce

Recently, I was given a pretty fun task by my boss, Chris Lema. He asked me to take a dive into several different eCommerce platforms and report my findings. I already talked about my experiment with Shopify and WooCommerce. I had only one guideline. Only take 2 hours building each store and see how far […]

December 06, 2017

The Differences in Shopify and WooCommerce

My boss, Chris Lema, decided it would be a fun project for me to set up websites on different eCommerce platforms and then compare them from my perspective. That is an everyday normal end user. I am not a designer, I am not a developer and I don’t have extensive knowledge building sites. I do however, […]

November 30, 2017

Two High Performing Themes for WooCommerce

When starting your WooCommerce store it is important for speed and optimization to choose the correct theme. Having a high performing theme will make sure that your store loads quickly for your customers. I spoke with one of my team member’s who is in my estimation a WooCommerce expert, Luke Cavanagh. He says there are […]