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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 Walmart.com 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 Walmart.com as Marketplace sellers. By joining the Walmart Marketplace you have the opportunity to showcase your products […]

Simple Ways to Turn Your Customers into Your Best Salesperson

Like other eCommerce store owners, you spend money each month on pay-per-click and comparison shopping engine advertising, you write blog posts and improve your product descriptions for better SEO, and market your customers via email. Those are all “musts” in order for customers to find you, buy from you, and keep you top-of-mind. But what […]

Easier to Understand Payment Error Messages Coming to BigCommerce

If your eCommerce store is powered by BigCommerce and is using the optimized one-page checkout, some changes are coming with customer-facing payment error messages. As detailed in this support document, payment error messages are being re-worded. Clearer, easier-to-understand error messages along with instructions on how to remedy them should reduce abandoned carts and reduce the […]

Is It Time for a Redesign? Answer a Few Questions to Find Out!

Each new year is met with resolutions. Whether you’re resolving to lose a few pounds, eat healthier, spend more time with the family, or work on some long-term goal, it’s important to make a few resolutions for your business as well. One of them should be to take a look at how you can improve […]

Checkout.com Beta Opportunity Available for BigCommerce Merchants

eCommerce fraud is real and costs merchants dearly.   Every $1 of fraud cost U.S. retailers $3.36 in 2020 compared with $3.13 in 2019 according to Lexis Nexis.  Unfortunately, no business is immune to fraud but you can have tools in place to mitigate risk. If your store is on the BigCommerce platform, a beta opportunity […]

2021 Is the Year to Take Your Bricks-and-Mortar Business Online

2020 was a challenging year for many businesses – both bricks-and-mortar and online. Many plans were quickly upended due to COVID-19 and the restrictions put on our daily lives. Those that relied heavily on in-store revenue scrambled to set up an online store, or tweak an existing one to meet the needs of their customers. […]

Get to Know us Better!

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.” […]