Year: <span>2021</span>

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 […]

Web Accessibility Features Coming to BigCommerce with Cornerstone 5.2 Update

Web accessibility is more important than ever as store owners, web designers, and accessibility advocates work together to make the Internet accessible to all. Having a website or eCommerce store that meets Web Content Accessibility Guidelines ensures that your website is accessible to those with disabilities and can potentially mitigate the risk of being sued […]

A Pandemic-Fueled Q4 2020 Resulted in a Record Breaking Year for eCommerce

The pandemic-fueled 4th quarter of 2020 was a boon for eCommerce merchants and one for the record books. It’s no secret that online sales were through the roof last year, but it’s safe to admit that nobody could guess by just how much. With retailers and eCommerce platforms starting to tip their hand, we’re getting […]

Sell Your Products on Quickly and Easily with BigCommerce

BigCommerce merchants looking to expand their reach in the eCommerce marketplace now have a new channel that they can leverage and the audience is, well… huge! Starting today, BigCommerce store owners can apply to sell their products on as Marketplace sellers. By joining the Walmart Marketplace you have the opportunity to showcase your products […]