Despite its somewhat rocky start, e-commerce has established itself as a powerful industry that’s completely changing the way consumers fulfill their needs. According to Digital Commerce 360, e-commerce sales represented 51.9% of all retail sales growth. In the US, we can thank Amazon alone for 40% of online purchases. Our market is changing and with it, so must we. Here are some ways to ensure your businesses is staying on top of all the changes the e-commerce growth rate is bringing.
I’m sure by now you’ve recognized the importance of having a high-quality website. But a good website isn’t solely defined by whether it looks nice. You have to take into account other aspects, including functionality and ease of updates. When it comes down to it, the question is static vs dynamic? But what exactly does this mean? Let’s take a closer look.
In today’s digital world, having a strong User Experience (UX) design is far from being an option anymore. Understanding its importance in building your brand is vital. After all, without happy customers, your business will flounder. You must be mindful of any aspect of your digital footprint that will affect the way your clients navigate and interact with your brand. If you have any previous assumptions regarding UX design, here are some common UX design myths which may help to clarify things.
Users need to know what you are offering, they should be able to navigate your goods or services, find your Call to Action (CTA) and move on with their day. So, when we consider the most successful creative websites – what do they do?
We’ve all seen them, websites which require too much concentration, difficulty navigating, and overall just too many bells and whistles. There’s a delicate balance between not giving enough information and giving too much. Here are some tips to avoid some of the most common web design mistakes.
The end of 2018 anticipates big changes for WordPress as it prepares to launch WordPress 5.0. A WordPress update is long overdue in this era of constantly advancing technology, but so far, the results from the beta testing aren’t entirely conclusive. However, once finished, this new version seems promising.
This competitive digital age makes website speed a paramount factor to online retention rates. If your website takes even just a few seconds too long, it’s likely a potential viewer will already resort to a different site. It’s shown that a slow website frustrates the user experience, and it certainly deters visitors from that site in the future.
In a world where ecommerce is reshaping the way people shop, ecommerce photography is as important as ever. Improving your ecommerce photography is a multifaceted approach and has many different options regarding equipment and style. Whichever way you decide to approach it, your products should look as professional as possible. When someone is shopping online they only have visuals to base their judgement.
Every company wants the best Content Management System (CMS) to run their website. Yet with so many to choose from, there is much debate as to which CMS reigns supreme. WordPress, Joomla and Drupal are three popular hosts. Although Joomla and Drupal are widely used, they are not without fault. In fact, WordPress runs 75 million websites, with over 160 million downloads. There’s a reason for WordPress’s continuously comes out on top.
Magento is the most used e-commerce platform, with over 250,000 merchants worldwide. Although, the platform provides many benefits to its thousands of business users, its services do not come without fault.