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By Stephen Alemar Comments

The In-Store Side of Your eCommerce Website

icon_14942 copyThere are plenty of good reasons to create an eCommerce website. It’s an additional source of revenue, super convenient for your customers, enables you to cross-promote multiple products to a single visitor; the list goes on and on. However, it’s important to remember that opening your online store will have an impact on how you handle logistics at your brick-and-mortar business. Here are a few things to think about before cutting the ribbon in front of your digital doors. (more…)

By Cody Zimmer Comments

7 Steps to Take BEFORE You Create a Website

Before-I-create-my-websiteYou wouldn’t start a business without a business plan, so why make a website without planning it first? Like most other areas of life, when it comes to your website, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Take the time to organize and plan your website, and you’ll just get a better result. So grab a pen and some paper (or open your favorite note-taking software) and let’s make a plan! (more…)

By Josh Brost Comments

Small Businesses to Cash in on Holiday eCommerce

icon_29330On Thursday, we issued a press release based on a survey we conducted with small business owners across the US about how online shopping will affect their sales this holiday season. I have to say, the results were pretty astonishing. Our survey found that nearly one in three small businesses expect at least 25 percent of their holiday sales to happen online. (more…)

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By Stephen Alemar Comments

Black Friday inSites for Boosting Business

For one day a year, all across America, we turn into a nation of certifiable shopaholics. We wake up at the crack of dawn, shake off our Thanksgiving food coma and head out to check as much as we can off of our holiday season shopping lists. For business owners, Black Friday is the single biggest day of the year. It’s important to be ready, and we’ve created two unique inSites to ensure your website is. (more…)

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By Josh Brost Comments

Customize Your Site for Thanksgiving

Colored Icons-12I’m not sure about all of you, but I simply cannot believe that Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away. It seems like just yesterday we were barbecuing for the 4th of July, but now it seems without warning the Midwest is in some sort polar vortex strong enough to rival Arendelle’s unfortunate, supernatural winter and I’m in the process of finding ingredients for my Thanksgiving Turducken! And, while I don’t think any of us are totally ready for the holidays, it’s time to make sure our websites are. (more…)

By Amit Knaani Comments

New Release: It Just Gets Better

New-release-1One of the things that I always find hard to accept is the fact that a system has limitations. When I was a child, I refused to accept that things are the way they are and constantly felt the strong desire to change and improve them.

I think I still have this urge. So this release is all about breaking the boundaries and allowing you, me and everyone else to not accept things the way they are and find the best ways to use them! (more…)

By Stephen Alemar Comments

Website Personalization Tip: Handling First-Time and Returning Visitors

Time-to-get-personalBeyond time of day and a website visitor’s physical location, how many times they’ve visited the business’ site can have a substantial impact on what their best website experience would be. For example, if a potential customer is landing on your site for the first time, they may not be very familiar with your services. In this case, it’s probably best to display something on the site that would help give the visitor a good overview of who you are and what you’re all about. (more…)

By Kira Lenke Comments

Increase Your Sales With Holiday Gifts from Duda

Blog-gifDuring this busy holiday season, it takes some pretty darn good marketing to stand out from the crowd. Trust me, we get it. So that’s why this year, we created something to help you do just that. If you are trying to find new ways to stand out from competitors and capture more customers this holiday season, look no further. (more…)

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By Josh Brost Comments

5 Tips for Awesome Website Personalization

Screen Shot 2014-10-27 at 4.35.02 PMWe’ve talked a lot about website personalization and for good reason; it really works. Not only are there tomes of research showing how drastically website personalization can improve customer conversion, but in a recent interview with one of Duda’s restaurant clients, we discovered they saw an increase of 70 percent in online reservation traffic after implementing a website personalization strategy. (more…)

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By Josh Brost Comments

5 Terrifying Small Business Website Trends that Need to Stop

Scary PumpkinYesterday, we issued a press release highlighting five terrifying small business website trends that need to stop, just in time for Halloween. While we took a playful tone with the release, I can’t emphasize enough that these issues truly are terrifying and are things you absolutely SHOULD NOT be doing on your website. (more…)