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  • Why Magento is Ideal for E-Commerce

    Why Magento is Ideal for E-Commerce

    Posted by | June 24 | Magento

    Finding the right platform to power your E-Commerce website is a crucial step to establishing a strong web presence.  Scalability, security and extensibility are some of the key factors that businesses look for while setting up their online store. In the following infographic, we explore how Magento currently dominates the e-commerce platform field, and why […]

  • How the Google Algorithm Change Will Impact Your Website

    How the Google Algorithm Change Will Impact Your Website

    Posted by | April 14 | Search Engine Optimization – SEO

    The newest Google algorithm change is set to happen on April 21. This new algorithm, like the algorithm change before, is in favor of the consumer. Users will now see mobile-friendly websites first on mobile search results. Websites that are deemed mobile-friendly by Google’s criteria will have a “Mobile-Friendly” label under their search listing. With […]

  • Avalara Names Forix as Top Regional Referral Partner of 2014

    Avalara Names Forix as Top Regional Referral Partner of 2014

    Posted by | April 08 | Digital Marketing & Strategy, E-Commerce Websites

    Avalara, a leading provider of compliance solutions related to sales tax, VAT, and other transactional taxes with cloud-based software, announced Forix as its Top Regional Referral Partner for 2014. Forix works with clients to provide Avalara integration with several e-commerce platforms, including Magento, as well as providing Avalara ERP integrations. Avalara’s sales and marketing awards, […]

  • How to Prepare a Magento Site for Traffic Spikes: A Case Study on Ssekodesigns.com

    How to Prepare a Magento Site for Traffic Spikes: A Case Study on Ssekodesigns.com

    Posted by | March 05 | E-Commerce Websites, Magento

      The Challenge:   Sseko Designs, one of Forix’s clients, is more than an e-commerce fashion brand. It has a vision to promote ethical fashion. Sseko Designs supports women in Uganda by employing them to make beautiful sandals and providing a means to pay for college education. Sseko was soon to be featured on the […]

  • A Review of WooCommerce

    A Review of WooCommerce

    Posted by | March 03 | E-Commerce Websites, Web Design

    Is WooCommerce Right for Your Business? In the sea of WordPress plugins, WooCommerce by WooThemes just looks like another free WordPress plugin. However, you would be extremely hard-pressed to find a similar plugin which holds the same level of potential for merchants. Launched in late September 2011, WooCommerce now supports a large percentage of the […]

  • Forix Has Been Selected to be Featured on “World’s Greatest!”

    Forix Has Been Selected to be Featured on “World’s Greatest!”

    Posted by | February 22 | E-Commerce Websites, Web Design

    Forix has started 2015 with another award in hand for recognition of our work as a Portland web design agency. Forix was selected by How2Media to be featured on “World’s Greatest!” “World’s Greatest!” is a television show produced by How2Media and is a fast-paced tour around the world featuring behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with some […]

  • How To Make Your Website More User-Friendly

    How To Make Your Website More User-Friendly

    Posted by | February 14 | Digital Marketing & Strategy, E-Commerce Websites, Web Design

    One of the main tenets of good web design is user-friendliness. With a massive amount of websites on any given topic, not having a user-friendly site can easily send potential customers away. By putting some necessary time and work into their websites, many of our clients have seen a boost in conversions, a decrease in […]

  • What We Learned During the Magento 2 Reddit AMA

    What We Learned During the Magento 2 Reddit AMA

    Posted by | February 06 | E-Commerce Websites, Magento

    Magento 2 was first announced all the way back in 2010 and planned for a 2011 release. Four years later, in December 2014, the alpha version was released on GitHub Mass release isn’t expected until Q4 2015, and more formal announcements about features are expected closer to the full release. While most updates are mostly […]

  • Marketing Your Mobile App on Facebook

    Marketing Your Mobile App on Facebook

    Posted by | January 10 | Digital Marketing & Strategy, Mobile App Development, Social Media

    As you’re browsing through your news feed, you see a picture of a wonderful island escape, and the call to action “Book Now!” You click on the ad, and get sent directly into an app to the promoted vacation deal. With little effort, you have just engaged with the advertisement, and downloaded a new app […]

  • How M-Commerce Can Boost Your Sales

    How M-Commerce Can Boost Your Sales

    Posted by | January 05 | E-Commerce Websites, iPhone App Development, Magento, Mobile App Development, Web Design

    How M-Commerce Can Boost Your Sales It’s no secret that mobile e-commerce, or “M-commerce” is taking over the world of online sales. Customers are turning to their mobile phones and tablets to research businesses, compare prices, and buy goods. Statistics show that 61% of people have a better opinion of brands when they offer a […]

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