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As brands struggle to react to the COVID-19 pandemic, and all the challenges it presented, one thing is clear – direct to consumer ecommerce is skyrocketing.  We’re seeing the same trend with our clients, no matter the vertical, consumers are clearly looking to find new ways to get the goods they need without leaving the house. This trend will continue beyond COVID as the simple ease of online shopping becomes habit for items users previously bought in stores. Of course,... Read More
This month, iMedia launched a new app in the BigCommerce marketplace called SitecoreExtend with the purpose of helping brands who are on Sitecore CMS elevate their ecommerce experience.  If you are familiar with content management systems you’ve probably heard of Sitecore as one of the most powerful and feature rich content management systems available today.  The value Sitecore offers brands is immense – enabling the ability to create truly unique, personalized content experiences to users.  But it is a CMS... Read More
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
iMedia is thrilled to announce its latest partner within the ecommerce space, Avalara. Avalara is a leading provider of cloud-based tax and compliance automation solutions for businesses of all sizes. They assist companies in achieving compliance with: Transactional taxes including sales and use VAT Excise Communications and other tax types.   The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use.  Avalara’s Compliance Cloud™ platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax... Read More
In a recent article published by UX and online behavior guru Jakob Nielsen, he and his team revisited the topic of "banner ad blindness", which is the well known and frequently observed tendency of people to not only avoid ads but also anything that looks like them. The new study (April 2018) highlighted new findings and live user observations concluding that what was observed in the past is actually increasing dramatically now--people hate banner ads and avoid them like the plague. Curiosity getting the better of me, I researched other sources... Read More
As iMedia continues to expand our ecommerce services, we look forward to our growing partnership with SellerActive. SellerActive is a powerful multichannel listing management technology for e-commerce businesses. Its automated platform provides the digital tools and support needed to grow your business faster and easier, across numerous online channels. The SellerActive platform specializes in: Channel Management Centralized Order Management Robust Repricing Amazon sellers Integrations Use SellerActive’s many connectors to seamlessly integrate your online store with some of the top online... Read More
We are proud to announce our latest endeavor to enhance our clients’ ecommerce strategy, by partnering with BigCommerce. BigCommerce is the leading ecommerce platform for fast-growing and mid-market brands. By joining the partner program, we now offer clients BigCommerce’s custom commerce solutions and design capabilities. Companies of all sizes work with BigCommerce to launch, promote, manage and scale successful online businesses through its platform. By selecting a flexible, cost-effective SaaS model, retailers can focus on managing their business, not the... Read More