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Why Entreprenuers Should Work With Magento For Ecommerce Business?

The world is depending on internet now and so have all business enterprises embraced it. Putting up an online store means bringing your shop right up to your customer’s bed (even while he is busy snoring in the middle of the night). However, the success or failure of your online store or website depends on how efficient is your team in managing your ecommerce store. Management means handling all the necessary components (which I am sure you are aware of) that constitute your ecommerce. When trying to find out how to handly all the key factors that make up your online store, I am sure you must have asked yourself as to which is the most profit-driven CMS for your business? Over the past few months, a thorough study has shown us that entrepreneurs regard Magento as the most reliable CMS to work with. To stand assured on this ground, you can have a look at the following diagrams, which contains supported data showing that maximum number of companies are choosing Magento over other ecommerce technologies.     Data & Images Courtesy: https://trends.builtwith.com/shop Why Entrepreneurs Consider Magento A ‘Good’ CMS?  Entrepreneurs are regarding Magento as a good CMS. An efficient Content...
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Some of the Biggest E-commerce Trends To Watch Out For in 2014

With ever-increasing number of people moving to shop online than following the conventional methods to shop, e-commerce industry is booming at an alarming rate. Most of the brick-and-mortar store owners (if not all) are also stepping-in e-commerce development to build their strong presence online – in a bid to reach wider targeted customers. But as the e-commerce industry keeps on varying and new trends pops up almost every year, so as to provide seamless shopping experience to consumers, this year is no different. Here are some of the top e-commerce trends that you should look for in 2014: 1. Mobile Payments Will Become a Breeze In 2014, you'll be able to make payments in a remarkably easier manner. You no longer will have to set your eyes upon a waiter to pay your restaurant bill! That's because, PayPal will allow users to settle their bills with help of their neatly packaged app. According to Gartner, there will a 38% boost in mobile payments this year. 2. Selling Across Multiple Channels With each passing year the online experience gets more fragmented, and in 2014 online businesses will need to adopt multichannel selling. Just like any physical retailer opens up a store in...
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Improving Data Analytics in 2014 Can Have a Big Impact on Your Business

Unless you've been completely ignoring the statistics, the number one place to do business in 2014 is the worldwide web. Why? Perhaps because 97% of consumers now use the internet to find goods and services, which is a huge shift from when they'd simply head to a brick-and-mortar store. As you should be aware, the most effective way of tapping into the increasing number of eCommerce shoppers is by getting noticed in search engines --where 93% of all online experiences start-- generating high-quality web content, and creating a human, engaging social media presence. How Does Web Usage Translate to Sales? Increased web usage, as you may expect, has had a direct impact on the growth of eCommerce. Current estimates have American eCommerce levels set to grow by 13.8% until 2017, when sales will eclipse $440 billion. Likewise, mCommerce, digital sales made from a smartphone, tablet, or other mobile device, are expected to grow by a whopping 28% to $113 billion by the same year. Clearly, not being online, or at least not being visible online, can be a huge blow to your business, regardless of your size or market. How Do You Tap into Growing eCommerce Revenue? Hearing about the wealth...
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As the Digital Marketplace Continues to Grow, Graphic Design and Web Development Need to Continue to Evolve

More and more, consumers are choosing to do most, if not all, of their shopping online, rather than heading to brick-and-mortar retailers. In fact, according to data compiled by Invesp, estimates suggest that Americans alone will spend some $279 billion online by 2015, while consumers could spend up to a staggering $1.4 trillion globally. Because of that, businesses looking to attract new customers and grow will have to find ways to establish a strong online presence, one that allows online shoppers to easily research and buy products. Building a great new website is usually the best way to do that, and using the latest graphic design trends can help owners make sure their site stands out. Bold Graphics Web users tend to move quickly, and will make a decision about whether or not a site they visit has any value in just a matter of seconds. In order to draw shoppers in and make sure they are able to find exactly what they are looking for, site developers need to use creative and engaging graphics. Sites that are bland and too text-heavy will fail to draw interest, even if they have lots of great content or the exact product or service...
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What Are the Most Marketable IT Skills for 2014?

      2014 is poised to be the biggest growth year in the IT and web development sectors in recent history.  Look at the statistics: Nearly 70% of CIOs polled said they are looking to hire IT professionals for open positions, marking an 8% increase over the last six months of 2013. Yet the type of IT skills being sought out have drastically changed in the same time period. Whereas before it was enough to hire an IT generalist, someone who could dabble in web design, data management, and networking, companies are looking for specialists in 2014. Specifically, they’re looking for experts in mobile web development and data storage management. Mobile Development Is the Key to A Rapidly Expanding Market Since the introduction of the iPhone in June of 2007, mobile usage has skyrocketed, both in the United States and across the world. According to the Pew Research Center, more than half of Americans use a smartphone to access e-mail, social media, and eCommerce websites. It shouldn’t be any surprise, then, that mobile web searches showed a 65% increase in 2013. Even with a clear need for mobile optimization, KissMetrics statistics show that 73% of mobile users have experienced a...
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Top E-commerce WordPress Themes

As an e-commerce business, the importance of having a website which not only looks good but functions to a high degree is second to none. Fundamentally, through your website you want to sell items to the public; the more attractive and easy-to-use your website is will simply result in more items being sold. Wordpress can be a powerful tool when it comes to website design; many websites are built using this platform due to its raw potential in building highly professional-looking e-commerce websites. From investing in set themes, you can transform your website into something special. Here are the some of the top e-commerce WordPress themes that are out there.     Origami Origami is a smart WordPress theme, which has the ability to be a full webshop or just a regular website if you choose ecommerce is not for you. Packed with features, this easy-to-navigate website ticks all the boxes. As with any ecommerce business, the homepage is the most important; Origami features a slider, box for messages, featured posts, categorised posts and even a space for a twitter feed for business. Ecommerce-wise, Origami supports tax, different payment options, retains user account information, postage & packaging information plus a wealth...
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Top Tips for Making Money Online

In the late 1990s and the early 2000s, it seemed like everyone was rushing to venture capitalists to try to start a .com business. It didn’t take long for the bubble to burst, but that hasn’t deterred entrepreneurs from trying to start smaller scale online businesses. If you want to run a successful e-commerce business, try the following tips for a smooth start: Have a clear plan: Pick a niche, and work to serve it. You’ll do better by successfully targeting a small, clear audience, than you would by trying (and failing) to appeal to everyone. Focus on usability: Unless your target audience is web developers or artists, there’s no need to focus on flashy graphics and fancy user interfaces. Most people just want to visit a website, buy what they want, and move on. Make your website clean, quick to load, and easy to navigate. Do your keyword research: A huge billboard advertising program probably wouldn’t fit inside your budget, and would be a waste of time for most startups anyway. Do some keyword research and figure out what your target audience is searching for. You’ll make more money out of 100 interested visitors than you would out of 10,000...
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