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Colorado’s New Retail Delivery Fee Goes into Effect July 1, 2022

It’s July 1st and for those who ship orders to Colorado, and who doesn’t, it’s the day to start collecting a new fee on those orders.  Yes, in the latest attempt at states to capitalize on the ever-increasing amount of online orders, Colorado is the first state to institute a Retail Delivery Fee (RDF). According […]

Register Now for the BigCommerce May 2022 Town Hall

It’s time to register for the next BigCommerce Town Hall scheduled for Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 4 pm ET. These monthly virtual get-togethers give merchants, developers, and partners the opportunity to learn about the latest platform updates, a sneak peek at what’s coming, and a live question and answer session with senior leadership including […]

Giving Back to the Communities We Call Home

While based in the Los Angeles area, Your Store Wizards has team members in many different locations thanks to our flexible “work from anywhere” policy we adopted long before working from home was commonplace. In fact, our talented team of Wizards not only calls California home, but we have roots in Florida, Pennsylvania, New York, […]

Custom Field Populator Now Available for BigCommerce

One of the top requests we’ve received from merchants who moved from Yahoo! Store and other platforms to BigCommerce was for us to come up with a way for them to better manage product custom fields.  If you use custom fields, you know how cumbersome it can be to add them each time you add […]

Basic Tips for Effective Email Marketing

There are plenty of different ways to market your eCommerce store and without a doubt, pay-per-click advertising is the most immediate and effective but let’s face it, it can be expensive.  Email marketing is a cost-effective way to engage with your customers and drive sales. Store owners seem to take a divided approach to email […]

Common Issues When Migrating from Yahoo! Store to BigCommerce

Moving your eCommerce store from Yahoo! / Verizon Small Business Essentials to BigCommerce is a big step for your business, but you’ll soon discover the benefits your new platform offers for both you and your shoppers. Before embarking on your platform migration, there is one important thing you need to do.  Keep an open mind!  […]

Search Magic Update: New Feature Release (May 5, 2022)

The latest release to Search Magic is now live and adds additional functionality and search improvements. This update is applicable for BigCommerce and Shopify users. Custom “Sort By” Default Label It’s now possible to change the default sort label from “Relevancy” to anything you want!  Examples may include “Best Fit,” “Best Matches,” “Top Sellers”, “Most Popular,” […]

Top 5 Ranking Factors to Consider in 2022

When it comes to getting your eCommerce store ranked high in organic search results, there is no magic bullet. Many people think that by opening an online store the traffic will automatically come and sales with soar overnight. If that were only true! In a time when you pretty much have to rely on pay-per-click […]

Give Your eCommerce Store a Fresh Look Without a Redesign

If you go back 20 years ago, website redesigns were something that store owners did every 12 to 18 months. Full redesigns were necessary “back then” due to how quickly technology was changing and online shopping was evolving. Developers were constantly coming out with new features like expanding navigation bars, multiple different click-to-enlarge tools, quick […]