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How to leverage Magento to grow your online store.

8:54 AM April 7, 2017


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If you own or manage an e-commerce website, and you haven’t heard of Magento, then it’s a good thing you found this article. You owe it to your customers and the future of your online business to give the Magento shopping cart platform a serious look. In this article, show you how to leverage Magento to grow your online store.

If you’re serious about giving your customers the best shopping experience and making real e-commerce profits while building a business that will earn more money month-after-month and year-after-year, then you need high-powered analytics, marketing tools, and back-end functionality that can grow with you.

That’s where Magento comes in.

If you aren’t familiar with Magento, it’s the industry standard e-commerce platform used by online retailers all over the world (including numerous big-name brands like Vizio, The North Face, Banana Republic and The Gap). Magento is a full-featured, scalable, open source online shopping platform that ties things like automated marketing, online catalogs, search engine optimization, shopping carts, shipping, and so much more all together into one glorious e-commerce package. Or, to put things in simpler terms, Magento is like a legal form of steroids for your e-commerce site, helping you do a lot more with your web presence with less time. We are a Los Angeles Magento development company, so we know a few things about what interests e-commerce website owners. Let’s highlight some key benefits of Magento for you.

Key Benefits of Magento
There is a lot to love about Magento as an e-commerce platform, including:

Flexibility: Magento is a customizable, open source software base. That means that a large community of developers are always looking for improvements and that it’s infinitely adaptable. No matter what you need Magento to do for your online store, it probably has the capability. Custom programming to industry-specific extensions and other tools make Magento an online retailer’s workforce.
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Microsoft Dynamics AX 7 Dynamics 365

4:55 PM April 6, 2017


Microsoft Dynamics 365 or Dynamics AX7 is picking up steam and getting a lot of traction in the business community. We’re getting about one Microsoft Dynamics AX 7 Magento integration request a week now and people are happy with the product.

Microsoft took a giant leap with Microsoft Dynamics AX7 (otherwise known as Dynamics 365 for Operations) by adding a number of significant UI, functional, technical and architectural enhancements. Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella is pushing the Cloud First, Mobile First, Integrated, and Interconnected agenda hard and it’s working.

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8 Reasons Why Responsive Websites are Great for SEO

1:09 PM April 6, 2017

In this article I discuss 8 reasons why having a responsive website it great for SEO. – (Infographic)


The Internet has grown to full maturity. Just take a look at how people access the Web these days and you’ll agree that this statement is true. People can go online in the office or at home with their laptops and desktops, or even while on the move with their web-enabled gadgets. The Mobile Internet is rapidly evolving and it’s predicted that this year will be the year that mobile web access will finally overtake desktop Internet access.

With a diversity in devices comes the need to present your content, products and services to any Internet enabled smart gadget with a uniform design and functionality. If your website is presented well on a desktop or laptop, it should present equally as well when on mobile devices.

To answer this need comes responsive web design. Responsive design was developed to make websites more mobile-friendly, no matter what gadgets online users have at their disposal. With mobile Internet comes mobile search, a fact business website owners need to get adjusted with, particularly if they are relying on SEO to drive targeted traffic to their sites. A responsive website is the perfect platform to cater to this need. The following 8 reasons why a responsive web design is great for SEO.

1. A Responsive Website Gives You One Website for All Devices

The main goal of a search engines is to present searchers with the information they are looking for. A problem arises when mobile users visit websites not configured for mobile devices. If a website is not mobile optimized with a responsive design statistics show 61% will perform another search.

Google ranking algorithm takes into account the bounce rate on a website, even from a mobile device. Increased bounce rates definitely affect your site rankings. When your website is responsive you don’t need not worry about what device a visitor is using.

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MS Dynamics Magento Integration Infographic

2:44 PM April 5, 2017

Infographics are a great way to visually show something and engage the reader more than text alone can. In this infographic we wanted to highlight our new service offering for Microsoft Dynamics Magento integration and our design chops for beautiful designs.


Real Time Sync with MS Dynamics & Magento

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How to sell SEO to C Level Executives

8:29 AM April 4, 2017

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In every business or organization, higher management plays a significant role (and in many cases the only role) in the decision-making process. Everyone – from employees, partners, suppliers and even customers – look upwards to the C-Level pedestal for guidance and decisions that will steer the business or institution.

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To scroll or not to scroll – answer scroll

3:46 PM January 3, 2017


Image credit: Tony Haile—Chartbeat

Happy New Year and welcome to 2017, it’s going to be an interesting year for sure, well if you follow politics it will be.

A customer made a statement to me the other day that didn’t sound quite right and something I didn’t believe was true, so this post is about that statement. The customer said, and I quote here, “but people don’t scroll anymore Aaron, don’t you follow what Google says“.  (be sure to catch the funny at the end of the post).  Continue Reading…

10 years in Los Angeles Web Design

2:22 PM October 19, 2016


10 years in Los Angeles Web Design

We have officially reached the 10 year milestone in the Los Angeles web design. It’s been a long road and we’ve had a blast working on some great projects over the years. We’ve built over 100+ websites and carved ourselves out a nice niche in the Magento development and maintenance arena. The Los Angeles web design industry is a tough market to compete in, but our longevity, experience and stellar customer service over the years is something that interested clients look for.

We’re just getting started in year 10 and are growing at a fast pace. We will be looking to hire more staff and will have positions opening for Certified Magento Developer, Certified Magento Solutions Specialist, Magento Project Manager and Business Development Manager. We will be posting these positions on a new Careers page that is in the works.

We have ramped up for Magento 2.1 and as of this writing have three Magento 2 sites in the works. Come experience the speed at which we design and build Magento websites, request a quote here or give us call and pick our brains 1.800.658.0113.


Magento Patch Update – patch 8788 information

12:42 AM October 18, 2016


Magento Patch SUPEE 8788

Magento Patch Update – Patch SUPEE 8788

Just added as of Oct 12th, 5 days as of the writing of this. This is a critical patch update that should be updated by all Magento store owners from 1.5x to 1.9x. The patch takes care of 20 issues, some of them critical. Stores can become compromised by allowing Remote Code Executions, also know as (RCE’s) and will give anyone access to the store admin. Please see the resources below;

Magento – https://magento.com/security/patches/supee-8788

Magento Stack Exchange – http://magento.stackexchange.com/questions/140550/security-patch-supee-8788-possible-problems

We will be reaching out to all of our customers to update for this release.

If you need help updating this patch, please use our Contact Us form here or call 1.800.658.0113

Social Media Branding Strategies for Business (Infographic)

9:32 AM July 30, 2015

Social media have been so widely utilized nowadays that it has reportedly surpassed Google as Americans’ “number one daily activity” which explains why more and more marketers and entrepreneurs are promoting their business through these platforms.

The potential for business growth via social media is almost endless. Whether you want to gain subscribers, promote a service, or sell a product, the use of social media helps build your social brand. In this era where digital transactions and communication has become commonplace, it is nearly impossible to see any business not to be taking advantage of the growing social media trend.

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Social Media Quick Reference Guide‏

6:04 AM July 27, 2015

Businesses of all sizes, small one-person enterprises to multinational brands and corporations are riding the social media wave in a bid to capture attention and engage with targeted audiences.

Who can blame them? According to Hubspot, online professionals list social media as one of their most important sources for generating business leads. On top of that, social media marketing costs only a third of what other traditional lead generation channels require.

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Source: Hubspot’s State of Inbound Marketing

No wonder over 97% of marketers participate in social networks, with 80% claiming to have generated more website traffic as they reach out and connect to more than 73% of adult online users active in these social channels.

how to leverage social media for marketing

Source: QMEE’s Online in 60 Seconds Infographic

But with so many social networks available online, many businesses are left in confusion as to how they can choose the right social network that would work best with the type of business, market and targeted audiences they have.
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