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Google Announces Split of Mobile & Desktop Search Index

Posted on: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 by Dan Marsh

Google’s current search index (that serves both mobile and desktop) is due to be split to offer a better smartphone and tablet experience. The new mobile search index will be updated on a more frequent basis than the current desktop index, and therefore enable more relevant and up-to-date results for mobile users. The change is […]

Magento Analytics Holiday Dashboard

Posted on: Friday, October 7, 2016 by Dan Marsh

You may have read about Magento’s acquisition of RJMetrcis, to be incorporated into Magento as Magento Analytics. Well, Magento hasn’t wasted much time in getting the show on road. The Magento Analytics Holiday Dashboard provides a suite of reports to help merchants make smarter decisions before, during, and after the holiday season – a period […]

Content Marketing Trends 2016: Facebook Instant Articles

Posted on: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 by Dan Marsh

Continuing our series on content marketing trends 2016, looking at content developments dominating the year so far, let’s take a look at Facebook Instant Articles. So what exactly are Facebook Instant Articles? When you click on an article that someone’s shared on Facebook on your phone or mobile device, you usually get redirected to the […]

Magento 2: Why Upgrade? INFOGRAPHIC

Posted on: Thursday, August 25, 2016 by Dan Marsh

Change isn’t always an appealing prospect to clients, especially if your website’s already performing well – if it’s not broken then…well you know the rest. But change in the world of ecommerce is an opportunity to develop, adapt and optimise. In fact we’d go as far as to say that upgrading to Magento 2 isn’t […]

On 1 August Magento announced its acquisition of the cloud-based analytics solution RJMetrics. What is RJMetrics? It’s a powerful cloud-based analytics platform that measures all current data sources and centralises that data in one place, making it easy to understand and analyse for ecommerce merchants. ‘Quickly and easily consolidate data across a broad array of […]

The Consortium Shortlisted for Best B2B eCommerce Award

Posted on: Thursday, July 28, 2016 by Dan Marsh

We are very pleased to announce that our client The Consortium has been shortlisted for the Best B2B eCommerce website at the eCommerce Awards for Excellence 2016. Congratulations to The Consortium and all finalists at this year’s awards. With a fantastic number of high-quality entries this year, we’re very proud that one of our clients has made it […]

Content Marketing Trends 2016: Video

Posted on: Monday, July 18, 2016 by Dan Marsh

We’re just over halfway through the year making it a good opportunity to take stock of the latest content marketing trends 2016 that have dominated so far. One of the major trends in the last 6 months (and the last few years) has been the steady increase in the importance of video. So important in […]

Magento 2.1 Released

Posted on: Friday, June 24, 2016 by Dan Marsh

Magento Enterprise Edition 2.1, the first new feature release on the Magento 2 platform, was made available yesterday (June 23 2016). The release is a key milestone for the platform, demonstrating the power of Magento 2 to support innovative new features and the needs of business users. Magento 2.1 Enterprise Edition sees the addition of […]

Magento Enterprise Cloud Edition: What’s in it for Merchants

Posted on: Friday, May 6, 2016 by Dan Marsh

The Flexibility of an Open Source Platform with less Limitation Magento Enterprise Cloud Edition, launched 12 April this year, is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environment designed specifically for Magento 2.0 and runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS). It’s been built and designed to power innovative e-commerce websites. One of the main advantages of Cloud Edition is […]

The Common Struggle: Areas Where Ecommerce Businesses Fail

Posted on: Thursday, April 7, 2016 by Dan Marsh

The Pixel has been creating ecommerce websites for the last 15 years. Over those years we’ve learnt a fair bit about what does and doesn’t work in the world of selling online, and we’ve noticed some consistencies. Creating a site is (relatively!) easy; managing it, marketing it, developing it and adapting it to make money, […]