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How to Migrate from Shopify to Magento 2 or Sync Data Between Them

- E-Commerce, Magento 2, Our extensions

Magento 2 Shopify migration

Shopify is one of the most popular e-commerce platforms and a notable competitor of Magento. Along with WooCommerce, PrestaShop, and other similar systems, it powers thousands online storefronts worldwide. But at a certain point of your business development, a Shopify store may not be enough. Consequently, you will need to migrate to a more feature-rich and powerful system like Magento 2. Since there is no fast and user-friendly way of doing that, we’ve decided to write this article guiding you through the process of the Magento 2 Shopify migration. To avoid all common headaches, we discuss the most natural way of moving data from Shopify to Magento 2 below. You will learn how to migrate from your old Shopify store to a brand new Magento 2 website getting more features and necessary scalability, reliability, and performance. There is also a dedicated guide to synchronizing data between the two systems, but let’s say a few words about the Shopify platform first. Continue Reading

How to Migrate to Magento 2 from Other E-Commerce Platforms

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 migration

In the following post, we collect various Magento 2 migration guides that explain how to transfer data from other e-commerce platforms to your brand new online store. If you are looking for a reliable way of migrating from PrestaShop, WooCommerce, Shopify, and other similar systems to Magento 2, check this article – it will lead you to the dedicated step-by-step guide that explores your business case. Continue Reading

Magento 2 vs Shopify

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Why Magento 2 is better than Shopify

Being in business since 2006, Shopify has gathered more than 50 thousand retailers around the ecommerce platform. Despite Magento is a little bit younger, it is the leading ecommerce solution. It was first introduced in 2008, and in 2011 Ebay purchased the company. Unlike Shopify with its proprietary code, Magento is an open source ecommerce platform.

On Firebear, I’ve already compared Magento and Shopify. You can find that blog post here: Magento vs Shopify. Now, it is time to pay attention to differences between Magento 2 and Sopify. The following blog post discusses pros and cons related to both platforms. Let’s start with Shopify.

The Ultimate Magento 2 Guide

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All You Need to Know About BitCoin & E-Commerce: Best Payment Gateways; Most Popular Services

- E-Commerce


How to use BitCoin E-Currency in E-Commerce: Best Payment Gateways and Most Popular Services

BitCoin system is gradually making its way into the world of E-Commerce recruiting more and more merchants all over the world for using its digital currency. Some e-commerce websites already accept bitcoins as a payment for goods and services and admit that dealing with decentralized digital money has much more benefits if compared to standard payment methods. Although there is a limited amount of bitcoins (about 12,3 million units) and the currency stability and acceptance depends on this amount, BitCoin is likely to become mainstream due to the increased use by consumers. This is a great opportunity for e-commerce merchants to adapt new payment technologies for boosting their performance on the market. Here you’ll find out more about BitCoin and its exclusive currency and investigate how to successfully integrate your e-commerce website into bitcoin payment technology with the help of useful bitcoin payment processors. Continue Reading

Best Website Builders

- E-Commerce

Website building software

Website builders help eliminate manual code editing in the website construction. There are two categories of these tools – online and offline. Online website builders are often provided by web hosting companies. Offline tools (often called website design software) create pages on a computer and publish them on a host. Continue Reading

How To Make Every Magento Store Responsive And Mobile Ready

- E-Commerce, Magento tips & tricks

Responsive design is a special approach to web design aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience for mobile devices. Responsive web design provides easy reading and navigation, and reduces resizing, panning and scrolling to minimum.

The technology relies on proportion-based grids with page element sizing in percentages, flexible images sized in relative units, and CSS3 media queries, which allow the page to use CSS style rules, based on characteristics of every single device. But why is Responsive design so important for e-commerce?

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Top E-Commerce Platforms (cloud E-Commerce services, not self-hosted solutions)

- E-Commerce

In this post you will find all the necessary information about the most popular e-commerce platforms. BigCommerce, Shopify, Squarespace, Corecommerce, Volusion, AmeriCommerce, 3dcart, Bigcartel and Lemonstand are among described solutions. Remember, that all of them have their unique features and options. Some platforms offer much wider possibilities, but in a case with small businesses they are unnecessary.

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The Best Blogs About E-Commerce

- E-Commerce

Blogs have become one of the most important informational source, which can provide answers to most of your questions. Of course, there are a lot of useless bloggers, who create second- and third-rate content, but there are really great thinkers among all the online community, and we are going to show you them. In this post we gathered the most important blogs about e-commerce.
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Mobile e-commerce in 2015

- E-Commerce

mobile e-commerceMobile branch of e-commerce is constantly growing. It plays very important role not only in infrastructure of online stores but it gradually becomes one of the major sales tool for multichannel stores. In November 2013 Google posted through Think Insights that in USA average consumer spends about 15 hours a week looking for products on smartphone or tablet. About 93 percent of such consumer make a purchase, if the desired item is found, of course. As you can see, it is very important to provide the ability to reach the store from mobile device. There are three major strategies for Mobile e-commerce in 2014: native apps, HTML5, CSS or JavaScript, and mobile web.

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