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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Credit Card Acceptance

Whether you own a small business or manage a large distribution center, accepting credit cards can benefit your business substantially, not only by boosting your sales but also by alleviating your workload. If you haven’t already begun to accept credit cards at your business, you may be inhibiting your company’s potential for growth. Listed below are just a few of the reasons credit card acceptance is vital for any business:

This entry was posted on September 08, 2014 by Janice Lee

Swiss Army Knife Syndrome

More often than not when something tries to do more than one thing at a time it just ends up doing a lot of things worse than if they just did one.  It’s the same situation when it comes to software development.

This entry was posted on August 11, 2014 by Mark Switajski

The Glory That Is "One Step Checkout"

Cart abandonment is a large issue for just about every ecommerce store. On average, over 60% of carts are left to die before checkout is complete. There are a lot of reasons for this, including unexpected costs or customers just wanting to get detailed prices for comparison.

This entry was posted on August 06, 2014 by Mark Switajski

Facebook Announces New "Buy" Button - Ecommerce News

This entry was posted on August 05, 2014 by Mark Switajski

Why no one should use FTP for team development

FTP has been the most common way for developers to access a website but is it the best?

This entry was posted on July 29, 2014 by Brent W Peterson

Magento Migrations: MagentoGo and ProStores

Early in July, Mark Lavelle, the SVP of Product and Strategy at eBay Enterprise announced that as of February 1st, 2015, Magento Go and ProStore would be shut down. Don't Worry, Wagento can help you migrate off of these platforms...

This entry was posted on July 17, 2014 by Gavin Peterson

Magento Upgrades

This entry was posted on July 17, 2014 by Gavin Peterson

GIT Merges and Branches

Git merging and branching is always an issue, and without Git-flow things can get complicated. Here are some simple rules we go by at Wagento.

This entry was posted on July 01, 2014 by Brent W Peterson

Want to Increase Your Conversion Rate? Try Google Trusted Stores.

Did you know we are running out of helium in the world? And soon we might not even have Clint Eastwood! At least the number of ecommerce stores is growing. But increasing competition with ecommerce stores makes it harder to have your company stand out. Oh powerful Google – please come to our aid!

Google created “Google Trusted Stores” to help make your company become a rose in a field of daisies. A Google trusted store is one that Google has recognized worthy of their trademarked “Trusted Store” badge that says, “Hey, this store is top-notch!” Well, the badge doesn't actually say that but it's implied. In fact, when you hover over the badge you will get a hover-image that shows the store's shipping and customer satisfaction history.

This entry was posted on June 26, 2014 by Mark Switajski

Payment Gateways & Payment Processors

Payment gateways. Payment processors. Same thing, right? Well, not quite. If you’ve found your way to our blog then odds are you know a bit about ecommerce or you’re at least interested enough to spend your time checking out this awesome article. With that in mind it would be advantageous for you to know the difference between payment gateways and payment processors (the latter often referred to as acquirers).

This entry was posted on June 23, 2014 by Mark Switajski