It’s hard to believe the first quarter has come and gone. For many eCommerce store owners, the momentum of holiday shopping continues into the first few weeks of the new year as gift cards are redeemed, exchanges are made, and accessories bought for all the presents received.
The first quarter also is a time for merchants to evaluate what they did right and what they did wrong during the holiday season and make adjustments to ensure that the new year is one full of success.
If you’re still using a desktop website and a mobile website, the time has come for upgrading to a responsive design. If you’re a Yahoo! Store and haven’t updated your website to a responsive theme, the time has come – and it’s easier than you may think.
Users of Big Commerce and Shopify are most likely using responsive design as most of the core themes on these platforms are newer – but merchants that have been online and selling for many, many years are most likely still using desktop and mobile websites.
If you’re on Yahoo! Store, there’s never been a better time to go responsive and ditch the mobile website.
The essential recovery system for abandoned shopping carts – our exciting Conversion Wizard is only $59 a month. No Revenue Share Fees! – that’s right, just a flat $59 a month.
Did You Know? – 76% of online shoppers abandon their cart – leaving $18B of lost revenue on the table. Your Store Wizards is here to give you the most flexible option to re-capture those lost carts, built just for Yahoo! stores. Watch our video to learn more…
Starting in October 2018 – Your Store Wizards has implemented a new billing system. We know many of our customers have been with us since the early 2000’s and we’ve used the same billing systems for many years. We want you to be aware that the way you receive charges from us is changing.
If you haven’t yet stopped to read about the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), you probably have heard the term thrown around. Even though the GDPR is a regulation for the EU (European Union) – it does have some implications for US based businesses. We’re going to take a minute to explain what this means to you, as a US based company. Please always keep in mind that Your Store Wizards are not lawyers. We do our best to notify our clients of potential up and coming developments, but if you have more detailed questions, always seek the advice of a legal professional.
If you currently have Checkout Wizard from Your Store Wizards, you may need to make some changes to your Checkout Wizard for the new release of Mastercard’s Bin Numbers. If you do not have Checkout Wizard from Your Store Wizards you will not need to make any changes – of course now would be a great time to sign up for Checkout Wizard.
Starting in October 2017, Google Chrome will begin to display a “NOT SECURE” warning whenever a user enters text on a form located on an HTTP page. This warning is designed to alert website visitors that your website is not running on the HTTPS protocol.
Google has made it apparent that this is only the first step of their long term plan to promote website security.