1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. ‘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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Why you should be using Expensify for your business!

    If you’re as bad as I am at losing receipts for your expenses then the fact that this app allows you to scan your receipts and store them in a folder in the cloud is enough in itself. Expensify obviously does a whole lot more than what I’ve mentioned so I thought it might be […]

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  9. Hooray!!…LoyaltyLion is now a partner of objectsource!

    LoyaltyLion is a customer loyalty platform specifically designed for mid-level and enterprise eCommerce stores. Merchants choose LoyaltyLion when they want a fully customised loyalty program that is proven to increase customer engagement, retention and spend. We look forward to integrating LoyaltyLion on many projects in the near future!

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  10. 4 tips to boost sales on your Magento store

    The eCommerce space is jam packed with businesses scrambling to get to the top of Google and trying to gain as much market share as they possibly can. Every year that goes by it becomes more and more competitive, however, everything moves so fast in terms of technology and trends so there are always opportunities […]

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  11. 5 reasons you should use Evernote for your business.

      Have you misplaced your login details for a service or product you use? Or have you left your meeting notes in your notepad at home? Most businesses have used or have at the very least heard of Evernote.  Evernote is a slick note-taking and collaboration tool to help companies organise and share their internal […]

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  12. Our new partner!…..Aheadworks

    We are extremely happy to announce our new Partnership with Magento extension development company Aheadworks… Aheadworks is a market leading provider of Magento extensions. They were established in 2001 and since then have built up one of most comprehensive portfolios of Magento extensions on the market. We look forward to working closely with them and […]

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  13. Tactics before strategy is a dangerous game….

    Whether you’re a new business breaking into the eCommerce space or you’re trying to grow your existing business, success will not be sustainable or even possible without a well thought out eCommerce strategy. In this blog, I would like to demonstrate the importance of why more thought and time needs to be spent on the […]

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  14. Magento 2 Feature List

    Magento have been seriously busy making this one of the best online consumer engagement platforms out there! If you would like a full breakdown of all the features, then take a look at this. However, what we are focusing on here is why Magento are best of breed when it comes to being a consumer […]

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  15. Magento 2 is great! Stop your whinging

    Ok, this is going to be a rant! Ready… Set… Go… I am sick to the back teeth of people complaining about Magento 2! Grow up, all of you, grow up. I have been in this eCommerce business for nearly 20 years and seen a lot of platforms come and go, never have I seen […]

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  16. Dreaded my Christmas Online Shopping, as a Magento Agency owner!

    Yep, I dreaded doing my online shopping because I start being quite critical and really assessing who is doing what. As the Managing Director of a Magento Agency, I do find shopping online sometimes stressful. You see, at the end of the day, I want to be sure that the Magento sites we design and […]

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  17. Magento 2 Agency, London

    There are not many Magento 2 Agencies in London, not many of us have been as brave as us to take the plunge at an early point! As soon as Magento announced their new version, we were all over it. Some would say that was not the brightest idea, as you never rush in and […]

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  18. Upgrading to Magento 2

    Well, let me get this out there from the off, I am afraid there is no upgrading to Magento 2! You can’t get a release that will upgrade your Magento 1.x to Magento 2 and a few bits of tweaking later you have a Magento 2 website. You might be thinking “darn you Magento, you […]

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  19. Just a little every day – updating your Magento Website

    I thought about writing this blog post whilst walking to school with son, as we started to learn his timestables! You see, each morning I take him in, we work on something he needs to learn. The walk is only 10 mins, so he does not get bored and I guess he now knows and […]

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  20. Magento Security Patch and Release

    Whoa! We did not see that coming! But, wow, have we got this process nailed now! Ok, so you never know when a patch is going to be released for Magento, especially when they are security related! However, what we did not expect was that for Magento 2 it was a whole release!! This means […]

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