Top 3 Considerations for a Perfect Shipping Strategy

There are a lot of considerations when you begin to tweak your shopping cart’s Shipping Step. You don’t want to increase abandonment, but you don’t want to cut into your margins. In this video, I discuss 3 of the most important metrics to consider in making data-driven, incremental enhancements to your shipping strategy. There is more to an online eCommerce relationship than Free Shipping. I’ll outline some other considerations here. For a 1-hour free strategy call with me, listen to the end of the video Continue reading →

Upgrading to the latest Magento 1.9.x Release with rsync via commandline

If you want more tutorial like this, be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel. This video can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRm8wYt3T-8&feature=youtu.be and will help in the process of demystifying some of the common Magento administration tasks and making your life as a Magento Merchant or Admin a little bit easier. Be sure to subscribe for the latest tutorials. This is a brief tutorial on how to Upgrade Magento from 1.9.3.7 to 1.9.3.8, the newest release. –This will not work for upgrading from 1x to Continue reading →

Mad Dash for the Cyber Monday – By SpringBot

Last week at the Magento Meetup for the Southeast here in Atlanta, I had the honor to hear Joe’s presentation on how to prepare for the mad dash from Nov 1 through Cyber Monday and into the New Year. It was a refreshing, concise set of action items that any merchant can implement. Of course, the Springbot.com tools allow you to implement certain of these action items in an easy way. Checkout the details and download the white paper at: http://www.springbot.com/2016/11/magento-webinar-retailers-30-day-cyber-monday-marketing-plan-action/

Magento 1.8 CE Import/Export from Shell on Bitnami

I’m running a Magento Commerce Community Edition store with 17k + skus. Previously, I only had 3k skus so I could use the build in Data Flow Profiles to import and export with ease. However, when I added the extra 14k skus, the web interface would hang. Furthermore, it would require me to leave the browser window open ” Warning: Please do not close the window during importing/exporting data ” which would preclude me from being able to start the processes at the end of Continue reading →