Make it Big 2020: A Free Three-Day eCommerce Conference from BigCommerce

2020 has certainly been full of challenges. Many eCommerce stores have experienced record sales, while others had to reinvent themselves to keep the wheels of commerce moving. No matter what end of the spectrum your eCommerce business lies, there’s always room for improvement and opportunity for continued growth.

If you’re looking for practical advice on how to grow your business from industry leaders in retail, eCommerce, and business, mark October 6-8, 2020 on your calendar.

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BigCommerce Training Video: Setting Up Brand Pages (Shop By Brand)

If your eCommerce store sells popular, well-known brands, here’s one feature found in BigCommerce that you’re going to want to take advantage of – brand pages.

Within your BigCommerce dashboard, you’ll find an area where you can set up pages associated with individual brands. These pages act as containers for the products you associate with those brands.

The process of setting up brand pages takes less than a minute and you can even optimize these pages for SEO by entering page title, meta information, keywords, and more.

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Important Message for Solid Cactus Customers: Resolving Yahoo! Store Errors

Over the past few months, we have updated our Yahoo! Store clients about several changes and updates in regards site security. We’ve also communicated the importance of making sure all files, scripts, images, etc. are called via HTTPS to ensure your site is not loading mixed content and sending security messages to your visitors.

Over the past several days, we have received support requests from current and past customers of Solid Cactus about site security errors, most noticeably the absence of a secure “lock” in visitor’s web browsers.

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Now Available: Checkout on Instagram for BigCommerce Stores

If you run your eCommerce store on the BigCommerce platform, we’ve got some exciting news for you today. Just in time for the busy holiday season that starts in just a few weeks, BigCommerce has teamed up with Facebook to make Checkout on Instagram available to all merchants in the United States.

Checkout on Instagram enhances the shopping experience by allowing customers to checkout directly from the Instagram app. Previously, they would be directed back to your eCommerce store to complete the purchase, making for a less than optimal user experience.

Now, purchases can be made quickly and easily, increasing conversion rates, and creating satisfied customers! How does it work?

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