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Last month we hosted our final WooCommerce Meetup of the 2018 year. Scott DeLuzio and Kevin Marshall ended the year with two excellent talks. Scott’s talk was on Setting up a Recurring Billing Business. You can view his slides here. Kevin brought down the house with his talk on How to Setup the 5 Most…

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WPAZ WPAZWOO WooCommerce

Our September WooCommerce Meetup is in the books! On September 5th we hosted our 2nd WordPress AZ WooCommerce Meetup! The night was full with lots of networking, food, two presentations, and an after-meetup meetup! 😜 Ray Flores took us back to some WooCommerce fundamentals on the topic of Customizing WooCommerce & Extending Plugins. Here are…

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WooCommerce WPAZ Phoenix

WooCommerce Meetup #1: Successful! This has been months in the making but we finally launched! Last week we held our first dedicated WooCommerce Meetup right here in Phoenix. Long have we flirted with the idea of a WooCommerce-centric meetup. I mean like, for a couple of years. Of course, we weren’t sure what the response…

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E-commerce has been incredibly successful for retail or business to consumer (B2C) sales. Online holiday shopping continued to grow last year, hitting an all-time high of $108 billion according to CNBC, nearly 15% higher than 2016 statistics. Outside the holidays, more people than ever continue to shop online for everything from clothing to groceries. Forty-three…

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We spend too much time as store owners using multiple tools with our marketing efforts — jumping from one platform to another. So slow down. Focus and figure out the source of your time-suck and let your website automation do the work for you.   Do any of these tasks sound familiar – and have…

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Here at Mode Effect, we get a lot of inquiries from eCommerce site owners who have outgrown the one-size-fits-all platform they entered early in their online commerce ventures.   These folks have often outgrown their first platform and want their websites to help them compete more effectively in the virtual marketplace. They want to offer…

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Like any business, e-commerce stores will be most successful when proprietors take time to analyze what’s working and what isn’t working to boost sales and maintain a satisfied customer base.   Obviously, ecommerce site owners don’t have insights they can use in brick and mortar stores, such as greeting customers and making eye contact, reading…

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Being a good custodian of your customers’ data is a basic part of running any successful online storefront. Unfortunately, the holidays are a particularly risky time of year for eCommerce security. With all the credit and debit card numbers traveling to and fro, hackers have a smorgasbord of opportunities for data theft. Large retailers like Neiman…

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If you think you don’t need to worry about security because your eCommerce site is a small one, you should know that most hackers don’t think about size. It’s true that the most ambitious hackers go after larger sites like eBay, Target or Yahoo!, all of which have experienced customer database breaches in recent years.…

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WordPress is the most popular website software in the world, so it’s easy to think superior WordPress performance is a given. How we wish this was true! It takes some effort to reach a level of WordPress performance optimization that has an impact. This requires skills many business owners don’t have and guess who they…

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