Ecommerce website development

Get More From Your Ecommerce Website For This 2015 Holiday Season

It’s that time again! The holiday season just around the corner, undoubtedly Thanksgiving and Black Friday is considered as the most profitable time of the year for online businesses. In the cutthroat competition of online businesses, every business owner wants to stand out from the crowd, ahead of their competitor and want to earn more revenue. But what you can do for getting more numbers of order?

So, here I have explained what should be done to stay ahead of the competition and how to plan for the upcoming holiday season when it comes to marketing your eCommerce store. Let’s take a look.

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9 Consumer Review Platform Where You Can’t Afford Low Rating

Online reviews have become a vital part of running any type of small and large business. Just as people check yahoo local for business review or top rated services and events, online reviews have a place in any business, from eCommerce sites to blogs to educational sites and so on. Having positive online reviews not only helps your company stand apart from your competition but also makes your online presence.

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Top 5 BigCommerce Alternatives

In the recent era of eCommerce, more and more companies are going online and desire to makes their business successful. Undoubtedly, Bigcommerce is a powerful and well-known platform, there are many reason that you might be considering and evaluating alternatives to this platform for developing a new online store or for migrating an existing one. There are major categories with eCommerce platform hosted and self-hosted. Hosted means that the company will host your store, whereas self hosted means with the help of software you have to get your own web hosting.

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Fashion Trends – A free BigCommerce responsive theme by Creative Glance

BigCommerce is one of the best hosted ecommerce solutions to sell your product online. It provides all features which normal ecommerce website needs and also provide rich admin control panel to manage everything nicely and user friendly. One of the best features from BigCommerce is that they provide ready-made 100+ templates to choose for your store.

But if you are looking for unique template for your store, you must need to hire bigcommerce developer from reputed company like Creative Glance for BigCommerce theme Design. Being a leader in BigCommerce theme developer, we also love to be active partner of Open Source Community. As a part of this, we are come up with FREE BigCommerce Responsive Template which named “Fashion Trends” for your store. Continue reading

Magento 1.8.0.0 release – Key notes on upgrade

After a long wait, Magento has finally release latest magento community version 1.8.0.0 with lots of improvement and enhancement. Latest release concentrate on security enhancement and performance improvement. Magento Inc. has taken a year and two month to launch another stable version after 1.7.0.2 and almost 5 month from their alpha1 release.

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Why Magento towers over other ecommerce platforms

If there is one ecommerce platform that wins hands down on the popularity scale, it’s Magento. A late 2012 survey confirmed Magento’s stranglehold over the industry by cornering over 31% of the market-share.  With hundreds of thousands of ecommerce sites using Magento, this platform must be doing something right to tower over other ecommerce platforms like PrestaShop, ZenCart, OpenCart and others.

So, what is it that Magento does differently to steal a march over its competitors? Let’s take a look.

Three Versions

If you are a business that wants to control your overheads by cutting down on your development costs for building a shopping cart,Magento brings to you its Community Edition, open source software meant for businesses who don’t want to make a substantial investment in a proprietary platform. But a word of warning here; as a business wanting to use this edition, you will need to get hold of your own Magento experts, who can modify the core code and add the extensions you want.

If your online business is generating a revenue of between $5 -$10 million, you will want to work with a platform that offers you features and functionalists that help you stabilize your earning and facilitate growth, and that’s where Magento Go comes into the picture. This hosted SaaS based solution is specifically meant for small to medium sized businesses who want to build and launch a comprehensive online store quickly and effectively.

And finally, you have the Magento Enterprise edition for large businesses who want complete control over their online channels.

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Responsive opencart theme design for your online ecommerce store

In the era of Smartphone, more and more people are now used to browse internet via mobile phone, iphone and ipad/tablet devices. They use their mobile not only for phone or sms purpose but they are now buy products online or place any service requests online using their Smartphone. Many users use their smartphone as their mini computer to perform or record their routine activities.

According to recent study regarding mobile usage proves that mobile browsing will rule by 2015. If your website is not mobile friendly then you must have to think over it. If you fail to adopt new technologies, you are helping your competitor to leave you behind.

As a being a technology oriented web designing company, creative glance has start delivering mobile friendly solutions to open source community and our clients. We are now offering responsive web designing and web development work that gives an edge over your competitors. We have recently published responsive opencart theme with the name of Mobile Shoppe at opencart community. You can download from opencart extension directory and see its demo here.

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Mobile Shoppe is a responsive opencart theme that has the following features

  • User-friendly navigation. As being a responsive theme, it breaks down its layout in such a way that it looks proper and well structured in all mobile devices and all web browser of any resolution.
  • Google Font. For better readability, we have used free font of google for headings and web page content.
  • It works on both landscape and portrait mode of iphone, ipad and other smartphone. It adjust it looks in any orientation.
  • Better user experience. With this theme, user feels the better navigation experience compare to you non-responsive webpage.
  • It supports all layout type of opencart. It does not hide any features of opencart.

We also provide responsive PSD to Opencart theme development work for our offshore partners. We appreciate your comments and suggestion for this theme or any other responsive web designing works.

What is magento customization development and PSD to magento services?

Magneto is an Open Source Web Application. In some measures it is afresh than others and it is an Ecommerce which represents Web 2.0 structure. Its growing features like facilitation and bluntness has made it current predominate Open Source Ecommerce System.

PSD is the photoshop extension which is used to save the file from the photoshop application and it is used by website designer. A good website design is essential but it is not enough at present time for giant competition. Websites must have a good design with better usability, and for better usability web designers have to convert their PSD.

Magento Ecommerce Platform combines the tractability of open source technology with industry leading features to allow for merchants exceptional control over online store operations and get the online sales successful through magento customization.

Magento is a very new Open Source system for E-Commerce. Magento is freely available under GNU license that you can use to start an Online Store with features such as catalog browsing/management, customer service/accounts, mobile commerce, order management, payments, shipping, etc. There is an enterprise version of Magento also available for a fee.

Main goal of magento customization is to provide store owners a remarkably wide range of flexibility and control over the look, content, and functionality of an Online Store.

PSD to Magento conversion and integration is needed as only design is not enough for booming business website. Suppose you have ecommerce website which customize in magento and your web designer make excellent and eye catching PSD for your website design but your website is being tedious for your users if it not provide better usability.

You conversion from PSD to Magento should be in high quality, hand coded, SEO optimized, cross browser compatible, XHTML/CSS markup ready magento theme. It is important that the time of conversation you should be careful for your design also. You should deal with both things, website design and its usability at the time of conversation. It is important to have pixel perfect design for your magento theme.

Try to make your renewed magento theme browser compatible. PSD to Magento conversion made by your web developer should be friendly to most commonly used, because if your ecommerce website is not cross browser compatible then its result in the uselessness of conversion. It is necessity to have W3C validate website design. Make sure that all PSD to Magento converted code are written manually by your web developer to ensure highly optimized code.

Original design of PSD should not be change after the Magento conversion and integration. All the conversions are done maintaining the originality of the design of structure. PSD to Magento conversion and integration is not an easy task so you can hire magento developer for magento customization, PSD to Magento conversions.

BigCommerce Template Design

In the world of open source application and ecommerce solutions, BigCommerce is the fastest growing ecommerce platform in the world because it provides entrepreneurs like you with an affordable, enterprise-grade ecommerce platform that’s easy to manage and provides a rapid ROI. BigCommerce has built in lots of features which make it unique among all other ecommerce solutions like magento or opencart. If you are looking for an e-commerce store that you can set up straight away, this is an awesome solution. BigCommerce has lots of features which allow store owner a great flexibility to manage his store front. Here is a small list of features which ranked BigCommerce to top

1) No Design Limit: BigCommerce has no design limit. Store owner has creative control of redesigning layout as per his wish by just drag and drop. It does not require any technical skill to do so. BigCommerce itself provide more than 50 default nice store layout to choose.

2) Sell on eBay: Right from your store’s control panel you can list your products for sale (BIN) or auction on eBay. You can see live listings and when an auction is won or a product is purchased, an order is created in your store automatically. No extra work needed.

3) Email Marketing: BigCommerce comes with built in integration of iContact which allowed store owner to send periodic newsletter to all their prospective buyers.

4) Fancy Photo Zooming: BigCommerce allowed unlimited number of product photo upload with auto cropping features. Visitors can click a photo to see the larger version, which you can display in a popup window or in a light box-style window

5) Mobile Commerce: BigCommerce includes native support for the iPad as well as a shopping experience that looks beautiful on all web kit-enabled mobile devices including iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Palm Pre devices. A complete browsing, shopping and purchasing experience takes just a few clicks.

6) Sell on Facebook: BigCommerce also support facebook shop to sell your product on facebook. By displaying a “Shop” tab on your Facebook fan page, BigCommerce SocialShop lets your fans, prospects and customers click on a product to purchase it from your BigCommerce store

7) Custom Product options: BigCommerce allows you to create as many custom options as you want for your product set. You can also create configurable fields which the customer has to fill in when purchasing, such as engraving text for an iPod.

8) Search Engine optimization: BigCommerce includes all what you need to be ranked top on all major search engine like Google, yahoo or bing. It provides a feature to write custom Meta title, description and keywords for each product, pages and categories for better search engine optimization.

There are so many other features are available in BigCommerce which itself a long topic. you can read more BigCommerce features list at their website.

Why ecommerce website is more important to grow business?

In the field of online business, ecommerce website development is demanding by every businessperson. If you are providing services to your customers through internet then ecommerce website is most important part to grow your business. The Internet has changed greatly over the years. While at first it was only a tool for sending e-mails and sharing information, today it does much more than that. Internet is perfect way for sharing information, files and online business trades information from business to business and business to customers.

Ecommerce website used to get flexible solutions for selling and buying products over the internet and this is very important part for any company, which gives services to their client through web. If you have already ecommerce website and want to customize it then creative glance technologies provide unique solutions for custom ecommerce development.
There are many open source tools used to develop web2.0-based website but mostly businessperson like to use Magento theme to create website. Magento programmers provide perfect solutions from website designs to development to clients.

Ecommerce Website Development is well known solutions for online business management and services. Creative glance technologies develop ecommerce website for their clients with many open source web technologies. Clients need many kinds of requirement according to business services so there is need to use appropriate open source customization techniques during website development.

Ecommerce web solutions can make your business more popular on the web by giving flexible services to users. Now, people search everything for their requirement from internet and they find best information from search engine. If they get website related to their requirement then now doubt that they analysis that website and take its services. Therefore, if you want to make your website more popular then you can also use search engine optimization to grow your business.