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Few Ways To Leverage Bitcoin in Ecommerce

- BitCoin, Cryptocurrency, E-Commerce

Bitcoin Magento 2 Integration

While becoming more popular and steadily increasing sales, such stores as Lord & Taylor, TigerDirect, and others start accepting various altcoins and especially Bitcoin. Dish Network, eBay, Apple, Amazon, and many many other market giants are on their way to cryptocurrencies. Within the last six months Bitcoin has gain lots of popularity not only among investors, but also within the ecommerce environment. Merchants understand the importance of the new technology adapting it to the needs of their businesses. Continue Reading

Bitcoin Cash and Ecommerce

Bitcoin Cash Magento 2 Integration

Bitcoin Cash brings the sound of money to the world, fulfilling the original promise of Bitcoin as “Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash”. Merchants and users are empowered with low fees and reliable confirmations. The future shines brightly with unrestricted growth, global adoption, permissionless innovation, and decentralized development. All Bitcoin holders of block 478558 are also owners of Bitcoin Cash. Continue Reading

Top Web Scraping Services For Your Ecommerce Store

- E-Commerce, Fire development, Magento 2

Ecommerce Magento Web Scraping Services and Tools

What is the most important aspect of a successful ecommerce website? While someone thinks it is high quality goods and services, the others insist that the key to success is related to precisely planned marketing. And there is a plethora of other thoughts and opinions that are right to some extent.

Here at Firebear, we think that the only way to run a successful ecommerce store involves combining everything from obvious vital aspects to the smallest not-so-obvious details creating a robust system that copes with modern market requirements and surmounts unpredictable difficulties. To create this kind of an ecommerce website, you should analyse a good deal of information.

And among tons of existing methods, today we shed light on ecommerce web scraping. It doesn’t matter whether you use Magento or any other ecommerce platform, since the following ecommerce web scraping tutorial can be equally used with all of them. So, what are the most reliable solutions? Continue Reading

Magento Business-to-Business (B2B) extensions and solutions

Magento b2b extension

Companies are shifting from offline to online, and the result of this process influences both relations between businesses and end users as well as between companies. Thus, digital commerce appears in all possible spheres. Of course, B2C ecommerce develops faster than its B2B counterpart, but there are already a lot of ecommerce solutions aimed at digital B2B relations, for example, different marketplaces which work only with companies. And since custom ecommerce adds tons of new opportunities, different B2B ecommerce solutions give rise to dozens new professional ecommerce websites. One of key roles in this process belongs to Magento. In this post, we have gathered the best B2B Magento extensions and solutions developed to improve the default capabilities of the platform.

UPD (17.08.15): Magento B2B Program

UPD (15.03.16): More B2B modules

Best Magento extensions for building Magento based multi vendor marketplace

Business-to-Business (B2B) E-Commerce in 2015

Magento 2 Business-to-Business (B2B) extensions and solutions

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How To Prepare Magento For Sale Events (Halloween, Black Friday, Christmas, etc)

Prepare Magento For Sale Events

Various sale events occur during the year. As a Magento owner, you should be always ready to prepare your ecommerce website for major holidays, but how to achieve this goal in the most efficient manner? Below, you will find an answer to this question. The following post describes how to prepare a Magento website to a sale event with the help of extensions and themes.

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10+ Books To Fully Leverage Magento

- E-Commerce, Magento tips & tricks

If you are going to improve your knowledge about Magento or start learning the platform from scratch you can buy one of  the books mentioned below. They cover different topics, so you should choose one for your specialisation. We also recommend you to start with our Magento DIY, as it is the most complete Magento guide that describes how to turn Magento Community Edition into a fully featured Enterprise-like storefront.

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The Real Magento Community | The Ultimate Magento 1 Developer Resource List | The Ultimate Magento 2 Developer Resource List

It is also necessary to mention that there are a lot of Magento 2 books, so you can already start learning the second version of the platform. Both entry level and advanced guides are gathered and described here: Magento 2 Books To Start Your Acquaintance With The Platform. Magento 2 offers tons of improvements and new features, has a redesigned backend, is more secure, and provides better conditions for running a ecommerce business in comparison with the predecessor. Therefore, don’t hesitate to start your exploration of the platform right now.

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Ultimate List of Online Marketing Tools

- E-Commerce

Online Marketing Tools

When it comes to choosing the most appropriate tool for your E-Commerce business, things get really confusing. It all starts with determining what actual marketing activity you need to currently implement. Then you should check whether you have some spare budget to use exclusive paid tools. Finally, you might also need to look for potential alternatives to make sure you’re going to use the most suitable solution. However, there are still so many tools on the web, some of which cover specific tasks while others are ultimate packages of various tools that you might need at every step of your marketing campaign.

DIY SEO: Nofollow Links

- E-Commerce

DIY SEO Nofollow links

The subject of nofollow linking is still at the height of its popularity, because businesses of all types are heading towards revealing the whole potential of their websites to demanding search engines. Unlike rel=”follow” attribute, which makes the link a building block of a website’s PageRank, rel=“nofollow” attribute deprives it of its rank juice in order to prevent the link from being used by other users for their own profit. Although follow links are widely considered an important factor for one’s website ranking, their link juice can be easily used in any unpleasant link scheming practices thus turning the website into an unreliable source.

Some people would say that nofollow links have no actual value in terms of its search engine influence, so it’s senseless to use them. It may be true for paid links on your website, but what about other types of links? In this article we touch upon all the pros and cons of nofollow linking and define the key factors for (not) using them on your particular website. Note that the following tactics can be implemented within our favorite ecommerce platform, so this article may be considered as the Magento nofollow links SEO guide that can be used for both Magento 2 and 1. Continue Reading