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How to Gather Intelligence from Your Competitor’s Customer Reviews

We all know that product reviews are an important part of an eCommerce store. In fact, 93% of consumers read online reviews before buying a product and that same percentage says that online reviews influenced their decision to make a purchase. Today, almost every online store has some type of review system in place where […]

Turn Your eCommerce Store’s Search Into a Profit Center with a 3rd Party Search App

Many eCommerce store owners fail to recognize the potential of an important feature of their store. I’m not talking about product reviews or suggested items, I’m talking about the store’s search engine. That tiny box has so much potential once a shopper enters a query, but not every merchant uses it to their advantage. If […]

For Sale: Yahoo? Our Thoughts on the future of Yahoo! Store

You may have seen or read an April 28, 2021 report in the news speculating that Verizon may sell some of its media assets, one being Yahoo!. Verizon purchased Yahoo!, including Yahoo! Small Business which powers several thousand eCommerce stores, in 2017.  Since then, many in the eCommerce space wondered what the fate of the old, […]

Core Web Vitals: Important Information for eCommerce Store Owners

When it comes to creating an optimized experience for your shoppers, there are many things to consider. From visual elements such as site design and page layout to behind-the-scenes things such as speed and page weight. All of these, regardless of whether they are customer-facing or not, are key factors not only for conversion but […]

A Milestone Birthday for a Your Store Wizards Partner, Help Scout

In 2020, Your Store Wizards celebrated our 20th anniversary. 20 fun and exciting years helping eCommerce entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Over the course of the past two decades, we served thousands of store owners and partnered with dozens of service providers. One such partner is celebrating a milestone of their own this year – Help […]

FAQs for Yahoo! Store Merchants Looking to Switch Platforms

As more and more Yahoo! Store merchants are looking to move their eCommerce store to a new platform, we’re getting quite a few questions – and that’s understandable. After all, moving to a new platform is something that should be planned out and carefully executed. Here are some of the top questions we have been […]

eCommerce Web Design “Back Then” Versus Now

Today we’re going to take a trip back in time, back to the days of early eCommerce store design. Now, I could wax nostalgic about all the fun we had back then as trailblazers in this new thing called “online shopping” that some said would never catch on. But instead, I’m going to talk about […]

Search Magic: Affordable Search for BigCommerce & Shopify

When it comes to on-site search for your eCommerce store, some merchants opt to just stick with the search that comes standard with the platform. For small stores with just a few items, basic search functionality is probably sufficient. However, if you have more than a hundred items, you’re going to need a more robust […]

Clean Data is the Key to a Successful eCommerce Store Migration

The key to a successful store migration lies in the data. Many will think it has to do with design, but it doesn’t. You can have an amazing-looking eCommerce store, but if your data contains errors, lines of forgotten code, or incorrect/incomplete information, customers won’t be given an optimal shopping experience. There are three key […]

Help Us Welcome the Newest Member of Our Team

Your Store Wizards is pleased to introduce the newest member of our team, graphic designer Joe Karavis. Joe comes to us with over three decades of both print and digital design experience in a broad range of industries, including e-commerce, healthcare, finance, retail, sports marketing, and more, working with top brands and clients. Prior to […]