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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

How to Craft the Perfect Magento Newsletter

How to Craft the Perfect Magento Newsletter

Internet marketing professionals say that having a decent newsletter campaign is essential. A Magento newsletter is vital to a successful eCommerce business, and it comes with double benefits. It aids you in keeping current customers and in adding new ones.

Whatever your message might be, a Magento newsletter is the simplest way to get it across. More modern methods of Internet marketing, such as social media advertising are effective.

Essential Magento 2 B2B Features Your Ecommerce Needs to Master

Essential Magento 2 B2B Features Your Ecommerce Needs to Master

As one of the most popular dedicated Ecommerce platforms around, Magento has empowered many of the world’s major business-to-business (B2B) websites for years.

That’s because B2B interactions involve large and complicated ordering processes that require feature loaded frontend and backend system capabilities. Additionally, few other content management (CMS) platforms can compete with the virtually endless range of streamlined processes that Magento provides.

4 Places to Find Magento Developers (and why you should)

4 Places to Find Magento Developers (and why you should)

To create a top-rate Ecommerce business with Magento, you need to ensure that the visitors to your website have a well-designed, high-performance, experience when browsing and engaging with your products and services.

But unless you’re a web developer, getting all the many facets that go into getting a Magento webstore to operate smoothly together won’t be possible, and many of the more complex features that make Magento’s platform so popular are going to be out of reach.

What Makes a Great Magento Support Service (and How to Find One)

What Makes a Great Magento Support Service (and How to Find One)

Magento is the most popular, and powerful, dedicated Ecommerce platform for online users to create their own webstores with.

But despite Magento’s easy-to-use interface and comprehensive website building features, every online business will need a little help from time to time. Whether it’s due to compatibility issues from extensions and updates, or the implementation of new features, hiccups will happen.

4 Surefire Ways to Improve your Ecommerce Product Pages in 2020

4 Surefire Ways to Improve your Ecommerce Product Pages in 2020

When operating a webstore on Magento, or any other online platform, Ecommerce product pages are what influence customers the most.

In fact, those who find product pages first when browsing webstores end up making purchases around 8% of the time. Since the global Ecommerce conversion rate is somewhere between 2-3% right now, that means people who come across a business’ other pages first are about three times less likely to take any action.

Best Practices for Integrating WordPress and Magento in 2020

Best Practices for Integrating WordPress and Magento in 2020

Here at CreativeMinds, it’s no secret how much we love both the WordPress and Magento content management systems (CMS).

They are two of the best, if not the best, CMS users will find available on the internet today.

In a Nutshell: Magento is an Ecommerce powerhouse that’s unrivaled in popularity and e-selling features, while WordPress is an adaptable blogging platform that can be turned into a website of virtually any kind.

Magento GDPR: 7 Steps to Protect your Store (and your Customers)

Magento GDPR: 7 Steps to Protect your Store (and your Customers)

After decades of loose online legislation and abstract digital data guidelines, the Wild Western days of the internet are ending.

User privacy and data protection are frequently debated issues, especially with the recent concerns regarding morally questionable social media practices. But now concentrated action is finally being taken though the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

What Makes a Great Magento Extension?

What Makes a Great Magento Extension?

When building an Ecommerce website with Magento—or updating an ongoing one—Magento extensions are what will bring your online operation to the next level.

As their name implies, Magento extensions are designed to extend the full capabilities of a Magento website. This includes everything from enabling better customer and product management features, to processes that automatically create and distribute custom coupons.

Top 10 Magento 2 Extensions For Your eCommerce Store in 2020

Top 10 Magento 2 Extensions For Your eCommerce Store in 2020

The eCommerce market is increasing at an unprecedented speed all over the world. That’s why, if you are aiming to take your online store to the next level, it’s necessary to focus on your website development and promotion with the top Magento 2 extensions.

Magento 2 is a powerful eCommerce platform developed precisely to help with that, assisting store owners to sell items and services and boost online businesses globally.

4 Payment Gateways for Magento You Should Consider

4 Payment Gateways for Magento You Should Consider

Every Magento merchant must establish a Magento payment gateway for their website before they’ll be able to sell products online.

For a quick definition: Payment gateways are Ecommerce services that process the credit card data of online customers and their banks. These enable people to make credit card purchases without requiring the physical reading of a card, thus enabling online transactions.

eCommerce Basics and Magento: Ultimate eCommerce Guide

eCommerce Basics and Magento: Ultimate eCommerce Guide

For the last 10 years eCommerce is rapidly gaining the speed with a focus on building customer relationship and promoting small businesses globally. This ultimate eCommerce guide will cover this history and more – how to get started

These days business owners everywhere know eCommerce works as an effective tool for building a profitable store. Use this handy ultimate eCommerce guide can help getting it started.

6 Quick Tips to Make Your Mid-Sized Magento Store More Efficient

6 Quick Tips to Make Your Mid-Sized Magento Store More Efficient

Magento is one of the top e-stores for creating and managing a successful eCommerce business. Users can offer thousands of products with excellent customer service, ordering, shipping, etc and all for affordable prices. Whether your Magento store is growing slowly or exponentially, there are a few ways to make sure your store is running efficiently that you may not have thought of.

Magento 2 Order Highlighter: Save Time on Order Management

Magento 2 Order Highlighter: Save Time on Order Management

Order management is essential for Magento 2 because it is the core of running a successful online store. You can get dozens or hundreds of orders every day, but your profit depends on how you will manage all the orders within a short period of time.

If your online store handles a ton of different orders daily or weekly, they can quickly become difficult to manage, which can lead to other issues.

The default Magento admin order grid doesn’t allow the admin to organize orders in a way that makes it easier to see orders with specific order status, payment method, or shipping method.