Magento Hosting Requirements and Recommendations

Updated January 3, 2018   Find out exactly what are the hosting requirements for Magento as well as Magento hosting recommendations from the experts at KnownHost.   Magento is a flexible open source eCommerce platform that provides businesses of all sizes with an online store and shopping cart. It includes tools for customizing the online store’s: appearance content catalogue functionality It also includes tools for marketing, analytics, and search engine optimization. Magento powers over 360,000 live online stores, according to […]

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10 Easy Ways to Reduce Shopping Cart Abandonment

Updated December 12, 2017   For ecommerce site owners, abandoned purchases account for 25% of all ecommerce checkouts.   In other words, buyers leave during the checkout process, without completing an order, an average of 25% of all checkouts (according to Compass).  Others, such as Listrak find abandonment rates over 80%.  This article aims to help you reduce that number and join the top performers who enjoy just 13% abandonment.   Regardless of what your abandonment rate is currently, applying […]

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B2B vs. B2C Ecommerce

What should you do differently for B2B and B2C to improve online sales? Let’s look at how to target these two different branches of e-commerce.   Geraldine, a standup comedian, has been a professional joke-teller for 17 years. She credits her success, in part, to the audience – which has been fundamental in guiding her career at the level of the individual show. With so many hours of stage time logged in front of different groups of people, Geraldine now […]

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How to Build Your E-Commerce Budget

How to Build Your E-Commerce Budget

Bob started a website selling organic beard balm. The expenses to launch the site ended up 248% higher than expected – prompting him to pull funds from marketing efforts that could have made many more people aware of his offerings.   Ellen started a site focused on children’s apparel. Costs were 189% greater than she foresaw. At launch, the site was missing half of the features she wanted – and this lack of usefulness caused stickiness to suffer and sales […]

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