Ecommerce Business

  1. To DIY Your Ecommerce Website or Hire a Professional

    To DIY Your Ecommerce Website or Hire a Professional

    Building a New Ecommerce Website or Making a Website Design Upgrade? If you’re looking to build an online business, it is an important decision to make. One of the first things to consider is the value of your time. If you have a strong desire to learn how to code and refine the art of design, then it may be worth it to DIY your website. However, if you’re not the tech-savvy person and have no desire to become one, it’s probably in your...

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  2. Admin Panel Differences of Magento® 1 versus Magento® 2

    Admin Panel Differences of Magento® 1 versus Magento® 2

    With the release of Magento 2, one of the key features that was updated included the admin panel. Below are some of the key differences between Magento 1 and Magento 2:

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  3. When Should I Upgrade to Magento® 2?

    When Should I Upgrade to Magento® 2?

    When is the right time to migrate to Magento 2? A question many business owners using the Magento platform have to ask themselves. Knowing that Magento 1 will no longer be supported later this year, it’s a good idea to start thinking and planning for your migration. Unlike other Magento upgrades, this one is unique because it’s a whole new platform. The process will take longer than standard upgrades in the past because moving to Magento 2

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  4. Protect Your Business with a Privacy Policy

    Protect Your Business with a Privacy Policy

    Why do you need a Privacy Policy? Did you know…If you have a business in the United States that sells products online, aka an ecommerce website, it is a legal requirement to have a privacy policy? Why? Because you are collecting personal information from them on your website. Understand more about ecommerce security and compliance.

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  5. Need to Update Your Magento 1 or Magento 2 Store Copyright Date?

    Need to Update Your Magento 1 or Magento 2 Store Copyright Date?

    It’s the beginning of a new year and time to think about a few small maintenance updates on your Magento store.

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  6. Tips for Designing Effective Ecommerce Banners

    Tips for Designing Effective Ecommerce Banners

    Understanding how to use banners on your e-commerce store is important in promoting the right message to attract your customer, inform them and increase conversion. When content changes on a homepage, customers are excited to come back to your site to see what’s new.

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  7. 2017: A Year In Review

    2017: A Year In Review

    2017 brought Swarming Technology many challenging and rewarding projects. To aid in our growth this year, we welcomed over eleven new team members to the staff. Inside the headquarters, we enhanced the environment our teams collaborate in.

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  8. Happy Holidays from Swarming Technology!

    Happy Holidays from Swarming Technology!

    Swarming Technology wants to wish each and everyone of you — our readers love, peace and joy this holiday season. We are so grateful to have the opportunity to share our knowledge of ecommerce and Magento® with you. If you have an upcoming project or would like to learn more about our capabilities as a Magento Certified Solutions Partner, don’t be afraid to get in touch with us!  

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  9. Unlocking Social Commerce with Magento

    Unlocking Social Commerce with Magento

    With more people spending over an hour every day on social media, having a social ecommerce presence is key for any ecommerce store owner. Plus, did you know that 75% of consumers purchase products based on seeing it via a social channel? Knowing this, Magento® prioritized the ability for merchants to integrate their products on social media and released Magento Social with the Magento Commerce 2.2 platform.

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  10. What is Headless Commerce?

    What is Headless Commerce?

    Headless commerce, simply put, represents an ecommerce platform or solution that does not define a front-end layout or presentation. In other words, the front-end user experience is completely separate from the back-end. The back-end delivers the platform via a REST API that contains business logic, cloud based infrastructure and of course, the back-end data model.

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