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Digital accessibility is often overlooked when it comes to creating an exceptional online shopping experience. But what was once viewed as a nice-to-have is now seen as mandatory – both from a customer and compliance perspective. An estimated 26% of U.S. adults identify as having a disability, whether blindness, hearing impairment, trouble lifting and grasping, cognitive issues, or other. Their unique needs impact whether they can engage with your online storefront. If your site or app isn’t designed with their... Read More on the Subject
As a longtime partner of Tessitura, we are thrilled to announce that not only is the Tessitura Learning & Community Conference back this year, but that iMedia will be joining the conference as a sponsor. For the first time ever, TLCC 2021 will be virtual this year from August 2-6, 2021. The 4 day event gives attendees the ability to join live sessions, exciting discussions, and opportunities to meet one on one with the Tessitura team, conference sponsors, and community... Read More on the Subject
As we continue to grow within the ecommerce space, we are constantly on a mission to find the best tools to integrate with to help our customers scale their ecommerce practice in a seamless and meaningful way. Direct to consumer, personalized digital marketing, and social commerce have shifted from ecommerce trends to must-haves in the new socially-distant, digitally focused world. When it comes to email marketing, Klaviyo is the optimal solution for ecommerce businesses, which is why we are thrilled... Read More on the Subject
As iMedia continues to expand our eCommerce partnerships, we are excited to announce our latest partnership with Bold Commerce. Bold builds powerful, flexible, and customizable eCommerce solutions that make online stores more powerful on industry-leading platforms such as Shopify and BigCommerce.  Whether you are looking to increase sales, sell subscriptions, customize their checkout, or anything in between, Bold solutions work together to bring out their business’s full potential. We join the Bold Commerce Partner Program as an Agency Partner supporting... Read More on the Subject
As the holidays approach, that hopefully means one thing for you and your online business – increased website traffic! This year, more than ever, eCommerce will play a HUGE role in the way people shop and spend their money this holiday season. When an influx of people are visiting your site, the last thing you want to have to worry about are aspects such as web security or customer support. Ecommerce platform Volusion recently filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy on... Read More on the Subject
The clock is ticking as Magento 1 creeps towards an end. Magento shared that their software support for this version of Magento will cease on July 1, 2020 which means several things for anyone still running on the platform. First and foremost, security bug fixes will no longer be rolled out. This is obviously a concerning issue since bugs in the code can be exploited by cyber criminals. In a recent blog we’ve discussed the importance of web security for your brand’s website. Typically, one of the main reasons updates come out in software is to combat against these types of security flaws. You don’t want to play around... Read More on the Subject
We are excited to announce Crownpeak as the latest partner to join the iMedia platform partner ecosystem. Crownpeak is a SaaS based platform that provides the leading, enterprise-grade, Digital Experience Management. Their solution allows for marketing and IT teams to grow their web presence at a manageable scale. There are three solutions under the Crownpeak umbrella: Digital Experience Management (DXM) - featuring rich content management, personalization, search, and hosting Digital Quality Management (DQM)- ensures your website is always compliant with... Read More on the Subject
We are thrilled to announce our newest partnership for intelligent search and recommendations, Hawksearch. The Hawksearch platform provides best-in-class search features for businesses of any size and industry. Whether it’s selling products, searching content, or indexing multiple systems- their solution is the perfect counterpart for your business’ objectives. Hawksearch’s tools help brands deliver accurate, relevant and customizable search experiences. They allow your site visitors the opportunity to search seamlessly no matter the device, platform, or language. Some of the many content... Read More on the Subject
The IC Summit is bringing all eCommerce enthusiasts to Atlantic City, New Jersey from April 3-4, 2019 for the first annual Northeast Ecommerce Summit. Join 300+ retailers and brand professionals to learn and share ideas on how to optimize your customer acquisition strategy and online sales process. The two days are sure to be packed with informational panels, inspiring presentations and exciting networking opportunities. iMedia is proud to co-sponsor the event alongside BigCommerce. Both iMedia and BigCommerce will be well... Read More on the Subject
iMedia kicked off 2019 expanding their ecommerce ecosystem by joining the Shopify Partner Program. Shopify is an ecommerce platform that allows anyone to easily sell online, at a retail location, and everywhere in between. The platform offers a professional online storefront, a payment solution to accept credit cards, and the Shopify POS application to power retail sales. As one of the leading ecommerce platforms on the market, Shopify has: Over 2,200 apps in their app store 600,000+ merchants Over a... Read More on the Subject