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2021 is here and all of us at Your Store Wizards are excited for what the new year has in store. COVID-19 had profound impacts on eCommerce – from millions of first-time online shoppers to a record breaking volume of orders – these trends have no signs of fading and will be the “new normal.” […]

Infographic: Your Store Wizards COVID-19 eCommerce Impact Survey Results

We recently asked our clients to participate in an anonymous survey to determine the impact COVID-19 is having on their eCommerce business. Some key findings on the survey include: The largest percentage of respondents, 27.59%, have seen an increase of 50% or more in their sales. Pay-Per-Click advertising and email marketing are top channels respondents […]

Your Store Wizards – February 2020 Update

February is the month of love and what’s not to love in the ever-changing world of eCommerce? It’s also the time of year where many store owners have completed an analysis of the holiday shopping season and are planning ahead for the next one. Here at Your Store Wizards, we’ve been getting more and more […]

Your Store Wizards – January 2020 Update

Phew, what a holiday season! As quick as it rolled in, it rolled right out and for many eCommerce merchants, Holiday 2019 was a record-breaker. Most of the store owners I talked to during and after the season expressed above-average ticket sizes, a year-over-year increase in the number of orders, and a great sense of […]

November / December 2019 Holiday Your Store Wizards Update

The classic Andy Williams song sums it up pretty well, it simply is the “most wonderful time of the year.” From the electric feeling we experience when the holiday decorations go up, to the rush we get when orders spike overnight and you instantly know the holidays have arrived. In this month’s update, I’m going […]

Your Store Wizards October 2019 Update

Well, it’s finally here!  The much anticipated fourth quarter, the time of the year most eCommerce store owners look forward to.  For me, it’s always an exciting time. From getting promotions and sales ready for the holiday shopping season to making sure inventory is on hand and employees are ready to tackle the influx of […]

Your Store Wizards September 2019 Update

Summer has officially come to an end, the kids are back in school, and Black Friday is right around the corner.  If you’re like me, you’re sitting here asking yourself, “where has the year gone?” As we inch closer to the holidays, here are some important dates to keep in mind as you begin preparing […]

Your Store Wizards August 2019 Update

Just a few weeks ago we held our quarterly leadership meeting. This virtual gathering is something we began doing about a year ago and is a day full of reviewing what we accomplished in the previous quarter, setting our goals for the current, and planning for the future. When planning out “what’s next,” we work […]

Meet the Wizards: Brett Bittke, Developer

When you type something in a search box on a Yahoo! Store running our flagship product, Search Magic, and you’re matched with exactly the product you were looking for, thank Brett Bittke! Brett is the main developer behind our search application that provides Yahoo! Stores with advanced search capabilities that aren’t found in the eCommerce […]

Your Store Wizards July 2019 Update

It’s hard to believe the year is half over, but it is and now is the time to take the next few months getting prepped for the busy holiday season.  Online shopping will still reign over bricks-and-mortar and the number of transactions taking place on mobile devices will eclipse years past. Which forces me to […]