1. 5 Ways to Increase Average Order Value

    Get the most out of every online order Easy-to-implement strategies to get your customers to spend more Getting customers to buy multiple items—and spend more money on each order—is a great way to increase sales and revenue. Increasing your Average Order Value (AOV) is one of the most effective and cost-efficient ways to increase revenue […]

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  2. How to Increase your Conversion Rates

    10 Tips for Turning Site Visits into Sales A guide to easy and not-so-obvious opportunities for increasing your conversion It might seem like promotions and discounts are the only ways to improve conversion, but there are other ways I wanted to share with you that gets businesses like yours real results.In this guide, we’ve got […]

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  3. Magento vs Shopify

    Find a solution that works for you In-depth guide to help you decide Competition and customer expectations are higher than ever, and the technology is changing fast. Merchants are under a lot of pressure to choose the right platform, and we feel for you. In this guide, we’ll explore key areas to consider, including: Conversion […]

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  4. Something for everyone in Magento 2.3

    At Magento Live in Barcelona last week, Magento announced the release of Magento 2.3. They were pretty excited about it and after attending a ‘deep dive’ session on the features, I saw exactly why! Reach new audiences Rapidly create engaging site content Create high-conversion mobile experiences Streamline payment & risk management Unify commerce data, integrate […]

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  5. Update on Magento’s Support for Magento 1.x

    Magento 1 end of life has been formally announced, meaning no more security updates after June 2020. Here we explain exactly what that means and look suggest some options, including migrating to Magento 2. To summarise They will support Magento Community Edition 1.5 through to 1.9 and Magento Enterprise Edition 1.12 through to 1.14, up […]

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  6. How to make money from your Magento site

    So, now you have a great online shop and perhaps you even made the great choice of using Magento, but now you are asking questions, because you are not making the money! At objectsource we work with our clients to ensure they have a strategy behind 4 key main objectives: 1. Driving customers to your […]

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  7. Is Magento 2 right for you?

    This is a question many online retailers have asked themselves and now delighted with their move. Everything that was promised of the platform has been fulfilled. Furthermore, they are never short of new great conversion features to choose from, as the platform grows with them, as Magento continue to grow. Magento are releasing new releases […]

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  8. Magento Professional Partner

    We only decided to become a Magento Partner 8 months ago and were quickly accepted onto their highly contended Partnership program in November 2017, at the Business level. With Magento, all Magento Agencies have to start at the bottom and be there for at least year. However, after Magento saw just how passionate we are […]

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  9. Magento Technical Partners

    Thought I would just write a blog about our great Magento Technical Partner list we have these days. We don’t just choose any partners, we are careful about them, this is our criteria: Are they related to Magento and most importantly Magento 2. Do they offer significant value add, this might be in revenue and/or […]

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  10. Magento B2B

    For those organisations thinking of launching a trade or wholesale site, then you must look at Magento’s B2B module as a strong contender for your platform of choice. Here are some great statistics from Magento: ‘82% of B2B buyers say that they’ve used Amazon to make a purchase for work’ – why are you letting […]

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  11. Magento 2 Agency

    We are delighted to be able to announce that we are in the unique position of having designed and developed over 12 Magento 2 websites. There really are not that many agencies out there that can boast something like this. We decided to be an early adopter of Magento 2 when it was launched in […]

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  12. Tips on how to build an effective CRM strategy..

    In order to build an effective CRM strategy there needs to be a significant amount of analysis and evaluation of various areas of the business before any strategy can be crafted. Many companies use a CRM system first before they have even started thinking strategically about their CRM programme. This causes major problems further down […]

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  13. How to ensure your migration to Magento is successful?

    Being a London based Magento agency, objectsource have managed countless migrations to Magento since our inception in 2009. Each one has come with its complexities and challenges and some more than others but we’ve always overcome each and every challenge. This blog talks about how we reduce these challenges for our projects, so you can […]

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  14. How Magento Business Intelligence can help drive business growth

    The analytics in Magento has always been a pain point for merchants. However, in August last year Magento acquired the analytics platform RJ Metrics which is now offered through Magento as Magento Business Intelligence. In our opinion this has been a fantastic acquisition for Magento but most importantly for all of their merchants, and therefore […]

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  15. eCommerce Heads Meetup

    We’ve been wanting to do it for a while now and we finally did on Wednesday night cohosted with our Partners Austin Fraser. We had our first eCommerce Heads Meetup. This was an open invitation to anyone that is responsible for running an online shop, not just clients of objectsource and therefore not just people […]

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  16. Are you providing an ‘on-demand’ customer experience?

    We now live in an ‘on-demand’ economy where customers are demanding flexibility, personalisation and responsiveness. The days are gone when just producing amazing products or services was enough. Nowadays, it’s all about relationships and being more ‘relationship centric’ and providing ongoing value. Companies such as Amazon, Airbnb and Uber have raised the bar so high […]

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  17. ‘Business is easy, people are difficult’

    On ‘Dragon’s Den’ Duncan Bannatyne once said ‘Business is easy, people are difficult’ and I’ve never heard a truer sentence said. Running a business is about strategy, processes, implementation and measuring performance but once you understand how to do all of that it’s straight forward like anything else you’ve learnt in life. However, the biggest […]

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  18. Are you ready for Christmas?

    I know, can we really be thinking about Christmas now! Well, we are certainly having to, as we do at this time of year, every year. We have had and are getting many requests from existing clients and new ones about either recommendations or new feature requests or new site requests. already. It goes without […]

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  19. 3 reasons you should be using Zendesk chat for your eCommerce store

    In this on-demand world we live in, customers want answers now and when visiting your site you better make sure you provide them with the answers they need. Zendesk Chat can be the difference in losing a sale and can also increase customer retention. If you’re not using live chat on your eCommerce store then […]

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  20. Good business is all about good timing..

    If someone asked me what is the most important thing I’ve learned in my career so far I would have to say knowing when to do the right thing at the right time. Good business is all about good timing, there’s no two ways about it. At objectsource, we’ve seen many businesses suffer and sadly […]

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