Ecommerce stores are gearing up for their busiest time of year–the holidays. So, what can online retailers do to better safeguard their platforms and their customers’ information? There are a few essential steps businesses can take right now to better enable security during the holiday shopping season.
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When it comes to the infrastructure of an eCommerce site, there is no shortage of important considerations, including scalability, availability, reliability, flexibility, security and performance. We hear these messages so much, we’ve come to expect these “-ilities,” taking for granted that our vendor will deliver. But buyer beware: Don’t ignore these features and the differences
The popularity of cloud computing has made outsourcing infrastructure requirements to a managed service provider a logical choice for companies of all sizes, and from all industries. Let’s take this a step further and look at managed solutions providers (MSPs) for eCommerce. That’s not a typo, we’re going to discuss managed “solutions” not “service” providers.
Hostway partner CurveCommerce is an eCommerce Online Marketing and Strategic Consulting Company focused on developing powerful Magento websites with superior selling techniques and consolidated email services. CurveCommerce Chief Marketing Officer Tom Ziter is sharing some of that expertise in a three-part blog series beginning today. Various analytics packages, including Google Analytics, give you the opportunity
As retailers evaluate their eCommerce goals and priorities, a decision must be made: Do you build or buy—or more specifically, do you employ internal help to manage an eCommerce store or contract outside resources as well as ask, licensed applications or cloud-based? These decisions apply to everything from the infrastructure, to the eCommerce platform and
Unless you’re a developer, things like PHP, Java, and HTML are probably not part of your daily vocabulary. But if you have an online retail business, these things are critically important to your success. The vast majority of SMB eCommerce businesses have few, if any, internal technical resources. But, even the most technically unaware among
We’ve blogged recently about the characteristics of a strong online store that best represents your business. A huge piece of that puzzle is selecting the right platform for your site. For three out of every ten merchants worldwide, that solution is Magento. Magento is an open-source e-commerce platform that puts merchants in a straightforward path
Businesses that rely heavily on e-commerce – as most do these days – know that there are three principal issues which can reduce the effectiveness of their site. This blog is the third in Josh Hatfield‘s three-part series, “3 Problems that Plague E-Commerce Sites.” Find earlier entries in this series at our blog. An e-commerce website earns