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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

15 Tips for better conversion by design

Website conversion tips

In the end almost every website has a goal: creating leads or making the sale is one of the major reasons for having a website at all. When designing your website or webshop there are a lot of things that will influence the results. In this article we give you 15 tips that you can […]

Finally: Magento and Mailchimp integration

Magento and Mailchimp finally integrate

When I was starting with Magento a few years ago one of the things that I really missed was a good integration with a widely used newsletter solution. Since then a lot of things have changed. In the professional market there are solutions available that promise a complete integration, like for example the Campaign Commander […]

Upselling: e-commerce basics series

How to use upselling in ecommerce

In this new series of articles we’re going to learn you some ecommerce basics. Just starting online? Our new series will help you to learn the basic terminolgy. In this first episode: what is upselling and how to use upsells properly in your online store.

10 Common ecommerce mistakes

E-commerce mistakes, tips and tricks

As owners of an online store we all know pretty well what we should and what we shouldn’t do in our webshop. So why are we still all making those mistakes? Is it a lack of time, a lack of attention or still a knowledge problem? Well, let’s try to do something about that last […]

Ultimate Magento SEO tips and tricks – part 2: themes

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Here we are back again with a new episode of our Magento Seo tips and tricks series. The first article was about Magento content seo, so now it’s time to take a closer look at themes. Magento  themes? Can that influence your search engine optimization as well? Yes, certainly. Having an optimized theme is just […]

Meet Magento The Netherlands 19th of May

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I visited Meet Magento day yesterday. Here in The Netherlands, so for me only a short drive through morning traffic. The Magento meetup was organized for the 3rd time by Guido Jansen, who has been a key player in the local Magento community from the beginning. The location was the same as the years before, […]

Extension of the week: Follow up Email

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Maybe we should change names and rename this section to ‘Extension of the month’. It’s been a while since we discussed one, but we are still learning and improving. So anyway, this time we found an interesting extension for Magento from the well-known developers of Aheadworks: Follow up Email.

Ultimate Magento SEO tips and tricks – part 1: content

Ultimate magento seo tips and tricks

So, you’re working already with Magento or just started using this great ecommerce solution? And you find it difficult to perform better in the Search engines? Maybe our ultimate list of SEO tips and tricks for Magento can help. However, be aware that there is no such thing as the golden rule or trick that […]

Quick tip: Login problem on local Magento using Xampp

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Recently I was struggling getting Magento 1.5 to run on a local webserver using Xampp. The installation itself was not so difficult and actually the wiki here on the magento website was helping to get things started. But after the installation I couldn’t login to the Magento backend, where the frontend seemed to work fine.

Magento Go: Magento for the masses?

Magento Go ideal e-commerce solution?

Magento Go was just released. It is an online  platform where you can use Magento without having to do a complex, time consuming and expensive project. Similar to techniques like we already know from WordPress.com for instance. Hooray! Really? Let’s take a closer look at the features of this interesting new service.