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

Industry specific – 10 Thriving Businesses That Use Magento to Power Their Online Stores

Industry specific – 10 Thriving Businesses That Use Magento to Power Their Online Stores

It’s no surprise that Magento is the fastest growing eCommerce solution. Servicing more than 200,000 businesses worldwide, this robust open-source platform offers flexible, reliable, and scalable online stores for businesses of all sizes, needs, and budgets.

From household brand names to small businesses, across industries from apparel to food to education, companies who are serious about eCommerce business are turning to the Magento platform to power their online stores.

The #1 eCommerce Mistake – No Freebies and Discounts!

The #1 eCommerce Mistake – No Freebies and Discounts!

One of the most common questions that concern young entrepreneurs in our days, which they often direct to their older and more experienced colleagues is: What would you have done differently if you had to start your business all over again?

Surely, there are many answers to that question, but there is one in particular that seems to be a timeless one and keeps coming back.

What Makes our Multi-vendor Marketplace Extension so Awesome?

What Makes our Multi-vendor Marketplace Extension so Awesome?

It’s been about five months since we first released the all-encompassing CM multi-vendor Marketplace extension for Magento, and our team of expert certified Magento developers has not rested for a minute since!

Rather, they have been busy working to further the extension to new heights, constantly adding new features that improve the user experience on all ends of the equation: The admin panel, the supplier’s dashboard, and finally, the customers.

Gain Credibility and Drive More Sales – Magento Reviews Extension

Gain Credibility and Drive More Sales – Magento Reviews Extension

Product reviews have long been proven to be one of the most effective marketing tools for online eCommerce stores. They are genuine, original, and are highly valuable for customers thanks to their authenticity.

However, although it may seem like the obvious thing to do, getting your clients to deliver those hoped-for reviews can be quite a challenging task. This is why we have developed a Magento Reviews Extension that may help to make things easier- the CM Product reviews extension.

Generate Passive Income With CM Multi-Vendor Marketplace

Generate Passive Income With CM Multi-Vendor Marketplace

The CM Magento Multi-Vendor Marketplace extension by CreativeMinds is a unique extension that will transform your Magento store into a multi-vendor eCommerce platform, capable of supporting dropshipping.

By installing this extension, site admins can offer a registration service whereby merchants from all across the globe can register to a supplier account that allows them to upload, manage, and sell their products online.

Magento and WordPress Integration – Why Bother?

Magento and WordPress Integration – Why Bother?

A lot of times before you finish developing your Magento store, it just so happens that you are already running a WordPress blog. This means that you actually have an online presence already established when you launch your new store. Having both a store and the blog is successful Magento and WordPress Integration.

Also, after your store is live and selling, you will still want to maintain your WordPress blog. This usually takes you to the point of decision: should I just leave it where it is, or should I integrate it as a blog inside my Magento store? This is not an easy answer, as the right answer as always, is that it depends.

Collecting Magento Newsletter Registration Data

Collecting Magento Newsletter Registration Data

Since we started to provide email marketing solutions for our eCommerce clients, a lot of them began to understand the importance of monitoring their newsletter subscribers from within their online Magento based store. This is how the idea of the Magento Newsletter Registration extension first came about.

We first recommended to our clients to use promotions, discount coupons and other encouragements to get people to subscribe to their newsletter. This is an easy and effective way to get them in touch with their target audience.