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Landing / Checkout Page – Direct Checkout

Published on September 11, 2013 By Daniel O.

When you need the FASTEST conversion rates what you need is a DIRECT CHECKOUT SYSTEM. Direct Checkout is when your Landing Page IS your Checkout Page. Basically you provide a Product Page where your visitors have the product description, select product options (color, size, etc), select quantity, and then add shipping, billing address, credit card […]

Shopify 2 (PREVIEW)

Published on June 21, 2012 By Daniel O.

June 2012 marks Shopify’s 6th anniversary. To celebrate the event, Shopify is giving you a preview of Shopify 2. While still a few months away, Shopify 2 is a complete redesign of the store’s backend admin interface. This new system will help you spend less time managing your online store and give you more time […]

QuickView Option in BigCommerce

Published on April 18, 2012 By Daniel O.

The NEW QuickView Option in BigCommerce compares to high-end retailers such as The Home Depot where you can click a “Quick View” button that appears on top of the product image while browsing categories and subcategories. This feature speeds-up product browsing as there is no wait for a new page to load and visitors can […]

Right-handed Left-handed Shopping Carts

Published on April 1, 2012 By Daniel O.

Starting this morning with some really useful reading about Mobile Web Development got me thinking… “Shouldn’t mobile shopping carts be tailored to either right-handed or left-handed users?“. I can tell you that I carry around a large HTC EVO and usually browse the web using my left hand. Following the principle of “one eyeball and […]

Breaking Down The Category Column – BigCommerce

Published on September 29, 2011 By Daniel O.

For some reason there is no built-in option to break down the Main Category Column in BigCommerce. Lets say that you want to break down the Category Column into 2 or 3 Main sections and then show it’s subcategories. Watch the following video:

Volusion Announces Improved Site Performance Through CDN

Published on September 21, 2011 By Daniel O.

Great news for Volusion’s clients. Volusion has announced today their partnership with Akamai through their CDN which stands for “Content Distribution Network”. Volusion will now mirror all their existing clients’ stores to 95,000 servers across the Globe. How does this impact Performance? Everytime a visitor clicks on a link or types the URL to your store […]

Changing the Landing Page of a QR Code

Published on September 19, 2011 By Daniel O.

So here is the scenario; you ran a marketing campaign using QR Codes and now the promotion ended. How do you change the Landing Page of your pre-printed QR Codes? After all you cannot change the printed QR Code, right? You have a couple options Change the content of your Landing Page Create a 301 […]

BigCommerce and QR Codes

Published on September 15, 2011 By Daniel O.

Learn how to create ADD TO CART QR Codes with BigCommerce. This is the BEST way to promote your products on printed materials. Cut steps from the Checkout Process by having the products added to your visitor’s cart right from the start. Shop directly from a printed magazine, flyer, or catalogue! Watch the following video: The BigCommerce […]

Google Maps Street View Car

Published on September 13, 2011 By Daniel O.

Hey everyone! Unrelated to Shopping Carts, I know; but I am excited because I saw today one of Google Maps’ cars down the street and I had to chase it for about 7 miles to get you some pictures. I found this little guy cruising on I-70 in Denver, CO. Driving at the speed limit […]

Category Dropdown Menu w/ Columns

Published on March 1, 2011 By Daniel O.

Would you like a drop down Category Menu with Columns for your BigCommerce store? Then this is the tutorial for you. This tutorial will guide you through the steps to create a drop-down category menu with columns for your BigCommerce store. The links to your Categories will need to be hand-coded and keeping it updated […]

Apple Store on BigCommerce?

Published on February 22, 2011 By Daniel O.

Today I was browsing the web and for one reason or another I landed on the Apple Store. Suddenly I was struck by the similarities to a BigCommerce layout. Take a look at this snapshot: Similarities: This should be very clear to anyone who has used the BigCommerce platform before but for those of you […]

Providing a Way to Log Out

Published on February 8, 2011 By Daniel O.

Providing a way for your customers to log out adds security and builds trust in your website. We all are (or should be) very careful when we purchase something online; we look for the HTTPS on the address bar, maybe a lock icon in the browser window, some kind of authentication seal, or anything that […]

Adding a Dynamic Cart Content Panel to Your BigCommerce Store Header

Published on November 21, 2010 By Daniel O.

Tonight I was working on a new client’s shopping cart and one of his requests was to have a Dynamic portion of the Header updated every time a visitor added something to their cart. This panel will not show until the first item is added to the shopping cart, then it will remain visible at […]