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Robbert is working daily on e-commerce websites in his current job. Writer of Dutch books about WordPress, Joomla and Magento. Living in the Netherlands. Follow Robbert on Twitter

Packt’s eBonanza: just $5 for all Ebooks!

Packt 5 Dollar Ebooks

It’s the end of the year and that always leaves some time to learn something new. Don’t forget about your family, but this Packt offer is just to good to skip. All e-books will be available for just $5 until the 6th of january 2015!

Is WordPress Ecommerce getting mature?

WordPress e-commerce using WooCommerce

You know it, we are Ecommerce and Magento fans. But we also love working with WordPress, since producing content and creating an online presence has become so easy for everyone during the last couple of years. The combination of WordPress and ecommerce is slowly getting more mature. Let’s have a look at the current status.

Cart Abandonment – Infographic

Cart Abandonment Statistics

Sometimes you just run into something very shareable. Like this one. The folks at SaleCycle created a great infographic with the latest stats on Cart Abandonment. An important topic for e-tailers, cause once the product is in the cart you’re as close to a sale as you can  be. So why do customers still abandon […]

What is new in Magento 1.8?

New in Magento 1.8

Magento community edition version 1.8 has been released over a week ago now. So it’s about time that we have a closer look at it. Yes, the timing isn’t optimal, because lots of users would not be willing to update now that the busiest period of the year is starting.

Win the new Magento Book!

Win Magento book Beginner's Guide

Win A free copy of the ‘Magento Beginner’s Guide – Second Edition‘ just by commenting! For this contest we have two eBook copies of Magento Beginner’s Guide – Second Edition to be given away to two lucky winners. How you can win the Magento book: To win your copy of this book, all you need […]

Magento Book Beginner’s Guide 2nd edition is available now!

Magento book Beginners Guide 2nd edition 2013

Yes! It’s finally there. You must have noticed that we had too little updates on our ecommerce blog here at lately. It was all for a reason of course. We were working hard on our new book: Magento beginner’s guide 2nd edition. We’re very happy to announce that the book is available now.

Meet Magento Netherlands – Anything new?

Roy Rubin at Meet Magento Netherlands 2013

Today we visited Meet Magento in The Netherlands, our home country. It wasn’t our first visit and we’ve seen the event growing during the last couple of years. Magento has been popular here since the very early days. Not so strange, cause something good and available for free receives attention by the Dutch… So, this […]

E-commerce trends and statistics in Europe


While we have been working too much lately on our upcoming Magento book, of course we still continue to follow everything that is happening in the e-commerce area. Today I stumbled upon an e-commerce report holding trends and figures of online sales in Europe. Some interesting figures can be found in the reports and the […]

Responsive ecommerce: is your online store already responsive?

Responsive ecommerce

It wasn’t too long ago when suddenly everybody needed a mobile website and companies spent fortunes on developing their Yes, we’re talking about a separate mobile website. And although online e-commerce isn’t completely accepted yet by the large audience, it certainly becomes more and more important.

The cons of Magento

The Cons of Magento

Ok, if you’ve visited our blog before you know we are Magento fans. No doubt about that. So what about the title of this article, the cons of Magento? Well, I felt earlier this week when I was speaking to a client that it’s true: Magento isn’t the ‘one size fits all’ solution. So there […]