Much like the application on which so many relationships and stories have been born, Magento Imagine is many things to many people, and it is always, always a good time. Whether you’re a user, an enthusiast, a solution provider, an independent developer, or a vendor, Imagine draws its attendees in, enticing with and engulfing them in the culture of Magento. It is a time and a place for friends to visit, for online colleagues to meet in person, for prospects to become clients, and for developers to learn and grow. And for many of us, it all begins before the beginning!
Despite what the above photo may suggest, Kevin Eichelberger isn’t crazy. That said, you may not have thought so earlier this year.
Blue Acorn recently announced the beta release of the Blue Acorn Convert Experiments module on the Magento Connect marketplace. The announcement came during a recent webinar hosted by Convert.com that featured Blue Acorn Founder & CEO, Kevin Eichelberger.
Blue Acorn is proud to be hosting Atlanta’s first Magento eCommerce Forum, which will take place at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Buckhead on Thursday, September 20 from 4:30 – 7:00pm. This event – which will be co-hosted by Magento, Inc., PEER 1, and MailChimp – is intended to further educate eCommerce merchants on how taking the proper approach with a flexible eCommerce platform and complementary services can grow revenue across the board for companies of nearly every vertical. Read More
Last month, Blue Acorn Founder & CEO, Kevin Eichelberger, covered the benefits and various methods of Conversion Optimization testing for eCommerce in a live webinar hosted by Magento, Inc. It was a glorious hour for those who wanted to learn how to grow their revenue through Conversion Optimization testing, but once it was over, it was no more. Until now… Read More
If you were unable to attend the 2012 Imagine eCommerce Worldwide Conference, the best you can do is, well, imagine it. Until now. Read More
A big question in the Magento community is, How do I improve revenue and conversion rate on my Magento eCommerce site? The best answer is conversion optimization. Conversion optimization takes your current site and tests different scenarios to determine what changes may best improve your site. Conversion testing can include making changes to layout, image, call to action or any number of other items and then testing the changes against the original to see which performs better.
We’ve already told you what we’ll be up to at this year’s Imagine eCommerce Worldwide Conference, and we’ve got one more surprise… Read More
As the fourth week of April approaches, Blue Acorn is doing everything that an eCommerce agency is supposed to do before an industry conference in Las Vegas: confirming flight and hotel reservations, restocking our business cards, watching The Hangover, double-checking our presentation materials, and planning for a stellar pool party!
Magento Certification, Where Have You Been??
At Blue Acorn, we quickly noticed a pattern: Company A would send out an RFP. We would leverage our experience as early adopters of the platform, respond with a fair and accurate quote, and then lose the bid to a shop that would promise to get the same job done for half the price. Company A would then come back to us six months later with a non- or barely-functional site: time and money needlessly lost. Read More