2017 is going to be a big year for bots, here is why. 3 billion people are actively using messaging apps. For instance, Facebook Messenger is popular with 1 billion users, and it’s growing faster than Facebook itself. This is crazy. And this is a gold mine. Bots can easily engage with customers where they Read More
Instagram is one of those social media networks that rocks. With 500 million active accounts, 95 million daily posts and 4.2 billion likes daily, it is a hot pie for brands of all sizes. Still not sure whether your store should be on Instagram? Then, you got to see 139 facts about this media giant Read More
Max Pronko is one of those Magento gurus a newbie must follow. He is a Magento expert and public speaker, a Magento Certified Developer and a popular Magento 2 blogger. With 10 years’ of software development and consulting experience in Magento, Max has successfully designed and implemented high quality products from mid to large-sized scale. Follow Max on Twitter. Read More
Marketplace offers fewer extensions (in comparison with Magento Connect), but it promises better quality and no solution plagiarism. However, Marketplace rises a number of questions: which extensions to choose, how reliable are these or those providers or are there any really good free tools? Currently, there’re 551 paid and free Magento 2 extensions on the Marketplace. And their number Read More
Looking to improve your Magento skills? Come and join Beergento Belarus, a NEW informal local event for anyone who wants to dive into the latest Magento development news and share ideas. It’s a unique mixture of networking and meeting inspiring people. So, if you are here in Belarus this week feel free to join our meet-up. And here is why…
Shipping expenses are the pain points for ecommerce merchants. Mainly because a poorly calculated strategy leads to overpayment and increased cart abandonment rate. When it comes to Magento, out-of-the-box the platform lets you only restrict shipping methods for specific countries. And that’s it. To change shipping rates and costs, offer free shipping or use promotional rates, Read More
The best way to generate a bigger amount of summer sales is to optimize your shipping and SEO strategies. And here is why… about 30% of traffic are coming from organic searches more than 40% of people click on the meta description results almost 70% of online shoppers abandon carts due to the complicated/hidden shipping Read More
The XML Sitemap functionality is greatly enhanced in Magento 2. Starting with the priority and frequency for each page type, robots.txt integration and finishing up with the Magento 2 sitemap file limits. First things first.
Let’s start with the facts. Fact #1. Ecommerce stores with optimized structured data markup (which results in search results rich snippets) get 30% more clicks with the attention-grabbing links. Fact #2. The ability to optimize structured data markup in Magento 2 is enabled by default on product pages. So, from now you can easily show Read More
At the end of April (25-28), the city of Opatija, Croatia plays host to the annual Developers Paradise Conference. The event is calling on crazy Magento ones and bringing together around 150 of Magento developers and leaders.