CreativeMinds Ecommerce Blog

From themes and extensions to conversion and SEO – Everything Magento in the CreativeMinds eCommerce blog! We review new extensions, deliver fresh research about Magento users, suggest tools for merchants and review the growing trend of eCommerce multi-vendor marketplaces

WordPress vs Magento: What’s Best For You?

WordPress vs Magento: What’s Best For You?

In today’s age of the internet, when someone wants to create a website they’re most likely going to use a content management system (CMS), such as WordPress and Magento.

In a Nutshell: CMS are handy online platforms which provide tools that let users build websites suited to their personal or business needs.

6 Facts You Didn’t Know About Magento

6 Facts You Didn’t Know About Magento

Magento was developed in 2007, released in 2008, and is currently the most popular Ecommerce platform in the world—there’s three bonus Magento facts for you, right out the gate.

Jokes aside, we’ve made it clear that at CreativeMinds we’re big fans of Magento, and after working with the platform for years, we’ve understandably become very familiar with it.

DropShipping vs. Marketplace: What is Best for Your Business?

DropShipping vs. Marketplace: What is Best for Your Business?

Starting an Ecommerce is an exciting, but daunting task. Among the many questions that arise are “what is DropShipping?”, “how it relates to a marketplace?” and “is it adequate for my new business?”.

That is understandable, as the world of electronic commerce is imbued with what seems to be many difficult concepts and ideas. But they don’t have to be that hard: it’s all about taking some time to understand them.

4 Effective Tactics for Ecommerce Returns in a Multi-Vendor Marketplace

4 Effective Tactics for Ecommerce Returns in a Multi-Vendor Marketplace

Building a multi-vendor marketplace that entices online consumers is something any website owner can be proud of, but Ecommerce returns tend to take the wind out of their sales (pun absolutely intended).

With the holiday season wrapping up, we’ve now officially entered the time of the year where returns are most common. This can prove especially daunting to online sellers who recently enjoyed a profitable holiday season, only to see a notable portion of those sales come right back.

Track Every Action on Your Ecommerce with Admin Logger for Magento 2

Track Every Action on Your Ecommerce with Admin Logger for Magento 2

Ecommerces are complex operations that demand a lot of work and a diverse set of skills. Managing a big team is essential to overcome this challenge, but a high number brings some burdens to the table. For one, it makes tracking errors and performance especially hard.

The Admin Logger for Magento 2 is a powerful tool that addresses that by tracking all back-end actions performed by store administrators. It also creates rollback checkpoints for easy repairs.