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Ecommerce Trends 2017: Selling with Social

Posted on: Thursday, June 1, 2017 by Dan Marsh

The functionality available for social media selling has been on the increase for the last few years; with Facebook’s Shop Section and Pinterest’s Buyable Pins being introduced in 2015, and more recently Instagram’s Shop Now buttons coming out late 2016, it’s a good opportunity for brands to review their social selling options. Social selling doesn’t […]

The Pixel Nominated in RAR Digital Awards 2017

Posted on: Monday, May 22, 2017 by Stephen Leyton

We’re very proud to announce that we’ve been nominated in the category of Ecommerce Under 40 at RAR Digital Awards 2017. Recommended Agency Register (RAR) is The Drum’s service to help brands to choose agencies based on ratings. The RAR database contains over 45,000 ratings left by brands. Each year RAR identify which agencies are the highest-rated […]

Magento Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce

Posted on: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by Dan Marsh

Magento has been named a Leader by Gartner Inc. in the 2017 Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce. The Gartner report evaluates digital commerce platforms based on completeness of vision and ability to execute. The category is defined as “buying and selling interactions among businesses, people and things for products/services via digitalization technologies”. Among the 21 […]

Understanding Users: Introducing UX Experts Natural Interaction

Posted on: Thursday, March 23, 2017 by Dan Marsh

I’m Adam Babajee-Pycroft, MD of UX agency Natural Interaction. We regularly partner with The Pixel to offer UX expertise on Magento ecommerce projects. Our optimisation and user research services can help you work out what to change to increase user satisfaction and boost conversion rates. Here’s some more background on what we can do. Why […]

Greater personalisation: Magento’s partnership with Adobe

Posted on: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by Dan Marsh

Towards the end of 2016 Magento announced a partnership with Adobe to deliver a newly integrated, personalised customer experience across all channels. So what does this mean for merchants? The partnership will see the powerful content and personalisation capabilities of Adobe Experience Manager – a comprehensive content management solution for building websites with a rich, […]

Magento 2 Updates: 2.1.3 and 2.0.11

Posted on: Wednesday, January 4, 2017 by Dan Marsh

December saw the release of new versions of Magento 2. These Magento 2 updates included Enterprise Editions 2.1.3 and 2.0.11, and Community Editions 2.1.3 and 2.0.11, and are designed to provide new payment functionality, accelerated performance, and enhanced product quality. These latest software updates include new features and enhancements that remove points of friction for […]

The Path to Magento 2 Migration

Posted on: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by Stephen Leyton

The following article is based on the presentation delivered by Stephen Leyton, Managing Director, and Duncan Ball, Senior Project Manager at The Pixel, at November’s event Magento Lunch & Learn, and offers a step-by-step breakdown on how the company approaches a Magento 2 migration. What does Magento 2 offer? There are significant changes around the […]

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 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 […]

Magento’s Acquisition of RJMetrics: What does it mean for Merchants?

Posted on: Friday, August 5, 2016 by Dan Marsh

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 […]