How to Correctly Evaluate Magento Extensions?

The Magento Marketplace consists of thousands of individual extensions from lots of different vendors for all kinds of use cases. This blog post discusses the topic of how to correctly evaluate Magento Extensions regarding their quality.

Each of these steps is meant to be executed sequentially and the extension should not be used if one of the steps cannot be finished successfully.

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7 Reasons to Adapt Your Personalization Rules

In our post “Adaption of Personalization Rules – Pros and Cons” we‘ve mentioned the general pros and cons of adapting personalization rules. Our general recommendation is to let your personalization solution like Recolize do its job and use the personalized algorithms to suggest your products. But we totally understand, that there are occasions when an adaption is absolutely reasonable and needed. Here are 7 reasons to adapt your personalization rules.

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5 Types of Transactional Emails With Recommendations

In our last blog post we‘ve described 5 advantages of recommendations in transactional emails. In this one we give you 5 concrete examples of types of transactional emails where recommendations make sense.

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5 Ways How To Use Personalization Successfully

Constantly we are asked if the use of a personalization solution or Recommendation Engine makes sense at all. Background of this question mostly is half knowledge from different articles or personal contacts. Personalization was known as complex and reserved for big companies. But can you also use personalization successfully?

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6 Christmas Online Personalization Examples

Many websites and online shops are using the Christmas time to generate huge revenues. During this time, it is very important to offer as individual offers as possible. Nowadays buyers expect to get special Christmas offers, simply because most online shops provide specials.

Here are 6 simple but very efficient examples of specific personalized Christmas sales activities, which could also make sense for your website or online shop.

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5 Reasons Why The Wet Season Generates a Conversion Boost

Now, as the wet season has startet, also Christmas Time has begun. And during Christmas Time, which is normally the top-selling time of the year, people spend lots of time at home. Online shops give us the possibility to do our pre-Christmas sales from home and the wet season even encourages us to stay at home and don’t go out.

Here are the 5 most important reasons for online shop owners, why the wet season is the ideal time for additional sales and why it generates a conversion boost.

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Coupons, Coupons, Coupons

After Black Friday and the Black Week nearly everybody has recognized that coupons have been the center of all the marketing and sales activities in online shops. They focus their sales activities normally in their cart and the customers see their discounts there after applying a coupon code.

Does it really make sense to offer new coupons weekly in e.g. newsletters? Read more in this article regarding coupons, coupons, coupons.

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5 Golden Rules for the Perfect Recommendations Design

Many of our customers ask us to adapt the design of their recommendation widgets. Normally they are using carousels to display their recommended items. We do this for free, but often have to explain what the rules of a perfect recommendations design supporting the conversion rate of the recommendations are.

Here are the 5 golden rules for the perfect recommendations design.

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Black Friday – A Worldwide Phenomenon

Black Friday is a quite new sales and marketing institution for Europeans, which has gained huge success in Europe during the last couple of years. Especially in the e-commerce area it gained resounding success.

Originally imported from the USA, Black Friday is the Friday after Thanksgiving, which is always the fourth Thursday in November.

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How To Save $$$ on Advertising With Automated Personalization – PrestaShop Guest Article

We’ve published a guest article in the blog of our partner PrestaShop.

The topic is “How To Save $$$ on Advertising With Automated Personalization?” and you can find the article here.

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