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5 holiday email marketing tips to kickstart your Christmas campaign right now

Bigcommerce July 21, 2014

The holidays are no longer a two-month affair. In 2013, shoppers took to the stores with gift lists in hand starting in early September, according to Time, and retailers were working their audiences with promotions before summer’s end. By the end of December, consumers spent some $46.5 billion during the season—up 10% from 2012. And ... Continue reading The post 5 holiday email marketing tips to kickstart your Christmas campaign right now appeared first on The Bigcommerce Blog. More Bigcommerce News →



Viral Marketing: 5 Video Ideas You Can Use for Ecommerce

3dcart July 21, 2014

Ask 80′s parody powerhouse Weird Al Yankovic about the power of viral marketing.  Weird Al is back with a new album, and to launch his new album, he created a viral marketing campaign featuring 8 videos in 8 days.  Word Crimes, a parody of Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines, received over 9 million views on You [...] More 3dcart News →





WWX2014 – Speech : Péter Sipos “Senior dev & Tech lead at Prezi”

Silex July 21, 2014

The 4th International Haxe Conference WWX2014 organized by Silex Labs took place from 23th to 26th may 2014 in Paris.Here is the video of Péter Sipos’s speech at WWX2014. PETER SIPOS Senior dev & Tech lead at Prezi Peter is working on phasing out the Flash codebase of Prezi for years using Haxe. Along the way he worked with Haxe code compiled to Javascript running in Webkit embedded in Objective-C, and Haxe code compiled to SWC running in Adobe AIR talking with itself compiled to JS running in a C++ AIR native extension. Recently he’s focusing with his team on targeting Web with Haxe. More Silex News →


WWX2014 – Speech : Elliott Stoneham “Haxe as a compilation target for other languages”

Silex July 21, 2014

The 4th International Haxe Conference WWX2014 organized by Silex Labs took place from 23th to 26th may 2014 in Paris.Here is the video of Elliott Stoneham’s speech at WWX2014. ELLIOTT STONEHAM Freelance software developer Elliott started programming in 1974, he exhibited at the first Internet World Show in London and wrote the website that sold the first insurance product online in the UK. After working as a systems programmer into his 30s, Elliott spent two decades in IT and general management. Outside of IT, he has master’s degrees in business administration and Chinese. More Silex News →



Online holiday shop prep: Introducing our 12 Days of Christmas in July blog series

Bigcommerce July 20, 2014

According to comScore, consumers spent $42.75 billion online  during the 2013 holiday season. That’s a 10% increase in spending over 2012. With more consumers continuing to increase their online spending each year, now is the time to deck the halls and get your site ready. Although holiday spending season doesn’t officially start until Thanksgiving, if you want ... Continue reading The post Online holiday shop prep: Introducing our 12 Days of Christmas in July blog series appeared first on The Bigcommerce Blog. More Bigcommerce News →


Site Maintenance Planned for 24 July, 2014

Zikula July 19, 2014

Please be advised that this site will be down for site maintenance beginning approximately 12:00 PM GMT (8:00 AM EDT) until the job is complete. The site and all aspects of it, will be inaccessible during this time. All Github repositories and sites will still be available. More Zikula News →



10 inspirational quotes for entrepreneurs

Bigcommerce July 18, 2014

Feel like you’re stuck in the midsummer slump? Does the nice weather have you longing to be outdoors? No matter what challenges you’re facing, chances are you could use a little inspiration to get you pumped to tackle the day. We’ve put together 10 motivational quotes from some of our favorite creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders ... Continue reading The post 10 inspirational quotes for entrepreneurs appeared first on The Bigcommerce Blog. More Bigcommerce News →


WordPress 4.0 Beta 2

WordPress July 18, 2014

WordPress 4.0 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing. This is software still in development, so we don’t recommend that you run it on a production site. To get the beta, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can download the beta here (zip). For more of what’s new in version 4.0, check out […] More WordPress News →




3 Great Intranets Powered by Ektron

Ektron July 17, 2014

Some great intranets are designed to serve the entire organization and a variety of job roles. Others are more specialized intranets, such as knowledge management portals for customer-facing employees. Wherever your goals for your intranet fit, the chances are you’re looking to create a space for internal / extranet content and collaboration. You’re looking to enhance your corporate culture through collaboration and comraderies driven by connecting employees. More Ektron News →


Homepage conversion tips: Optimize your store like SharkTank’s Smart Baker [Video]

Bigcommerce July 17, 2014

You only have 3 seconds to make a lasting impression online. For ecommerce stores, this means you have an extremely short window to convince folks to start shopping with you instead of taking their business elsewhere. In mere moments you need to instill confidence, eliminate concerns and direct shoppers to take a desired action. That is ... Continue reading The post Homepage conversion tips: Optimize your store like SharkTank’s Smart Baker [Video] appeared first on The Bigcommerce Blog. More Bigcommerce News →



Top 5 Signs of a Great Shipping Partner for Your Business

3dcart July 17, 2014

When you’re running an online business, it’s certainly a MUST that you have an amazing shipping partner you can rely on. For some online stores, it’s not only one but several different companies that take care of shipping their products to customers. What can even be more taxing in the long run is when you’ve [...] More 3dcart News →


Kentico Recognized as Finalist for 2014 Microsoft Application Development Partner of the Year Award

Kentico July 17, 2014

Washington, D.C., — July 15, 2014 — Kentico Software, the Web Content and Customer Experience Management provider, today announced it has been named a finalist in the 2014 Microsoft Application Development Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft Corp. partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.  More Kentico News →


Kentico’s Product Donations Raise $41,500 for Red Cross and Red Crescent

Kentico July 17, 2014

Nashua, New Hampshire, July 16, 2014 – Kentico Software, the Web Content and Customer Experience Management provider, today announced it has raised $41,500—surpassing its original goal of $10,000—by offering free base licenses for its Kentico 8 integrated marketing solution to customers that donated a minimum of $100 to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). More Kentico News →



YikeSite Hiring. Market Research Specialist

YikeSite July 17, 2014

July 17, 2014 GUELPH, ON - YikeSoftware Inc. is a young and dynamic Guelph-based company that helps Web Professionals to easily manage their client websites. Our flagship product is YikeSite.com. We also offer services to compliment this software offering. We are currently looking for a Market Research Specialist. Description The Marketing Specialist will assist YikeSoftware in performing market research to help develop a go-to market strategy and confirm customer desire for product features of a refocused YikeSite.com, specifically geared to web professionals. More YikeSite News →


YikeSite to Help Entrepreneurs Build Web Businesses

YikeSite July 17, 2014

March 25, 2014 GUELPH, ON — A new company is setting up shop in Victoria & Guelph to create website tools for web entrepreneurs. YikeSoftware Inc. is a partnership between Jeff Ward, founder of Animikii Inc. and creator of the YikeSite web builder, and Arni Mikelsons founder of Northern Village, a Guelph-based web company. Jeff Ward and Animikii Inc. launched YikeSite in 2007 as a simple way of creating small static websites. More YikeSite News →


How to start an online business: 4 tips every store owner should know

Bigcommerce July 16, 2014

Jeff and Tabatha Conarko turned a passion for European food culture and a desire to work for themselves into a booming multi-channel business. After traveling to Italy in 2007 and tasting higher quality oils and vinegars, they opened Con’ Olio Oils & Vinegars, a brick-and-mortar tasting room for ultra-premium oils and vinegars. After a few months, they discovered ... Continue reading The post How to start an online business: 4 tips every store owner should know appeared first on The Bigcommerce Blog. More Bigcommerce News →



Drupal 7.29 and 6.32 released

Drupal July 16, 2014

Drupal 7.29 and Drupal 6.32, maintenance releases which contain fixes for security vulnerabilities, are now available for download. See the Drupal 7.29 and Drupal 6.32 release notes for further information. Download Drupal 7.29 Download Drupal 6.32 Upgrading your existing Drupal 7 and 6 sites is strongly recommended. There are no new features or non-security-related bug fixes in these releases. For more information about the Drupal 7.x release series, consult the Drupal 7.0 release announcement. More Drupal News →


5 Tips for the Perfect eCommerce Website Design

3dcart July 16, 2014

If you have an eCommerce website or are just getting started, you likely understand the value of your website. Since eCommerce is a branch of retail that is entirely online, your website is your digital storefront, your first impression with the customer. The physical state of your site will speak louder than any marketing trumpet [...] More 3dcart News →


How Often You Should Update Your Website

Ecwid July 16, 2014

Your online store is humming along quite nicely (thanks to your superior management and some help from Ecwid). Sales are strong. Visitors are staying on your site – and buying things. Then, out of nowhere, a small dip in activity settles in. Uh-oh. More Ecwid News →


New winner of Pilot Group’s monthly giveaway – July 2014

PG Real Estate July 16, 2014

Today we would like to announce the results of our monthly giveaway for July 2014. The winner is Allison P. who ordered a free trial of the Dating Pro script. Congratulations, Allison! Let us remind you that everyone can win the a free license of PG Dating Pro script [1] or PG Real Estate CMS [2]. All you need to do is download a trial version of the corresponding software. [1] http://www.datingpro.com/dating/demo.php [2] http://www.realtysoft.pro/realestate/demo.php More PG Real Estate News →


New winner of Pilot Group’s monthly giveaway – July 2014

PG Dating Pro July 16, 2014

Today we would like to announce the results of our monthly giveaway for July 2014. The winner is Allison P. who ordered a free trial of the Dating Pro script. Congratulations, Allison! Let us remind you that everyone can win the a free license of PG Dating Pro script [1] or PG Real Estate CMS [2]. All you need to do is download a trial version of the corresponding software. [1] http://www.datingpro.com/dating/demo.php [2] http://www.realtysoft.pro/realestate/demo.php More PG Dating Pro News →


Real Estate Business Tip: Differentiate on the Market to Earn Huge Profits and Leads

PG Real Estate July 16, 2014

Competition is quite fierce in the real estate market. If your real estate business offers the same kind of services offered by other local property businesses, potential clients may not have an inclination to do business with you. Your business should offer something that makes it stand cut above the rest. Almost all real estate professionals claim that they have high level of experience in the field and they are capable at providing the excellent services and the best support to their clients. All estate agents have similar looking advertisements and business cards. More PG Real Estate News →


Zenphoto URL structure (FAQ, Troubleshooting, Tutorials, User Guide)

Zenphoto July 15, 2014

Zenphoto has a specific URL structure for all items we explain here. We recommend to use mod_rewrite but Zenphoto works without it as well. The examples assume Zenphoto has been installed in the root of a domain. Mod_rewrite links (SEO friendly) The URL's are not completly rewritten via mod_rewrite/htaccess but internally. Therefore some parts can be changed via the rewriteToken plugin. More Zenphoto News →





Scheduled system maintenance on EU datacenter - July 20th 2014

Adobe Business Catalyst July 15, 2014

Scheduled system maintenance on EU datacenter - July 19th 2014 Updated: Maintenance has been moved to Sunday, July 20th To ensure the highest levels of performance and reliability, we've scheduled a database server upgrade on our EU AWS data center. To minimize the customer impact, the upgrade is scheduled at the most convenient hours for the region and will take up to 4 hours to complete. More Adobe Business Catalyst News →


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