Remote Team Management Playbook with Shopify Plus | SmartOSC | Your Trusted Ecommerce Partner

Times are changing, and so is the dynamic between business and employee. Modern workers value more flexibility in how and where they work, while ecommerce brands need to be able to serve their customers wherever and whenever they need. Welcome to the era of remote teams. In the Remote Team Management Playbook we discuss practical strategies and information to help businesses make informed decisions on how to maximise the effectiveness of a remote strategy and utilise it to improve their busine
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Why Cyber Security Strategies Matter for Small Businesses in 2021

Warning: Your small business is under attack. Did that get your attention? Ok, while a tad dramatic, the fact that 43% of all cyberattacks target small businesses underlines that cybersecurity strategies are needed regardless of the size of the venture. High-profile breaches at large organizations like SolarWinds and Microsoft might get most of the attention, but that doesn’t mean small businesses fly under the radar. You might ask yourself, “but why would hackers waste their time going after

How a Tech Startup is Braving the Sea of Hostility Between the USA and China

The US and China have maintained a historically tumultuous relationship, I think we can all agree on that. Unfortunately, this volatility gets magnified during times of societal change and pressure. Say, during a global pandemic, like the one we’re experiencing right now. Business between these two powerhouse nations plays a significant role in holding everything together. In fact, smooth and consistent trade relations can be considered the thread that invisibly binds the US and China — and be

How Does China Buy? A Look at the Customer Journey.

There’s no denying that business is done differently in the east than in the west. So it makes sense that the behaviour of consumers also contrasts, right? Put simply, the Chinese customer’s journey puts a lot more focus on the overall enjoyment of the experience. Almost equating shopping with a hobby, rather than a necessity. Case in point: over 70% of Chinese shoppers consider it to be a fun activity, while less than half of Americans find any joy in the hunt for consumer goods. What’s mor

Sitecore Commerce B2B Accelerator | SmartOSC | Your Trusted Ecommerce Partner

Ecommerce agencies want the best for their B2B clients. However, an effective wholesale system has distinct demands and requires unique capabilities when compared to B2C. The Sitecore Experience Commerce B2B Accelerator is designed to completely enhance Sitecore Experience Commerce, tailoring it to wholesale processes and allowing it to: This brochure will outline how B2B merchants can benefit from outstanding features for both storefront and backend including personalised catalog, quick order

Remote Team Management Playbook with Shopify Plus | SmartOSC | Your Trusted Ecommerce Partner

Times are changing, and so is the dynamic between business and employee. Modern workers value more flexibility in how and where they work, while ecommerce brands need to be able to serve their customers wherever and whenever they need. Welcome to the era of remote teams. In the Remote Team Management Playbook we discuss practical strategies and information to help businesses make informed decisions on how to maximise the effectiveness of a remote strategy and utilise it to improve their busine

Shopify Joins Libra | SmartOSC | Your Trusted Ecommerce Partner

Keep an eye on Shopify looking for a way to eliminate pesky credit card fees and increase fluidity for ecommerce transactions - a benefit to both consumer and merchant especially in regions lacking credit card penetration and financial infrastructure. Shopify has its sites (pun intended) set on global domination – in the most positive way possible – and they won’t let the fact that some regions aren’t quite conventionally “prepared” for ecommerce yet stop them. Effectively introducing ecommerc

COVID 19 Ecommerce Impact | SmartOSC | Your Trusted Ecommerce Partner

This nasty little mutation has dominated global media and sparked speculation of total commercial shutdown with no surefire prediction for vaccine development on the horizon. The pressure lies with government and health officials and workers as they scramble to establish the best course of action for minimising the rapid spread of the coronavirus. But what might ecommerce merchants be wondering right now? Will the boredom and stress from quarantine cause more consumers to seek “retail therapy”

Full Course: Build a High-Converting Shopify Store [8 Articles, 4.5 hours Video]

This Shopify Store design course will teach you how to build different page types with PageFly app. Across 8 pages and 30 videos we’ll explain to you how to use PageFly based on practical examples. You can access directly to the video course through Shopify Store Design – Building 8 most critical pages video collection. • Why you Should Never Overlook your Shopify 'About Us' Page Everyone is hungry for the sale. USP, CRO, landing pages and ad campaigns are all great but there is an integral piec

BigCommerce Multi-Currency - SmartOSC | SmartOSC | Your Trusted Ecommerce Partner

Big things are happening for merchants looking to expand internationally by offering a more localised experience no matter where their customers are. 76% of online shoppers want the option to complete purchases in their preferred currency, and BigCommerce has rolled out extensive native multi-currency features to equip businesses for global selling. “BigCommerce, the leading open SaaS ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, today introduced a comprehensive suite of multi-cur

Sitecore Gold Solution Partner | SmartOSC | Your Trusted Ecommerce Partner

SmartOSC is a leading Sitecore agency with proficiency using the entire Sitecore Experience Cloud suite and developer of the Sitecore Experience Commerce B2B Accelerator. Sitecore is the leading global digital experience platform and as of December 2019, SmartOSC is proud to be formally considered a Gold Partner in recognition of our abilities as a best-in-class Sitecore solution provider with a comprehensive understanding of how to leverage the platform to best suit our clients’ needs. SmartO

Sitecore XC Version Update 9.3 | SmartOSC | Your Trusted Ecommerce Partner

The latest Sitecore XC 9.3 version update adds sharpened performance and improved CX tools to the already impressive Experience arsenal. This update ushers in powerful scalability enhancements while continuing to focus on improving the overall experience both internally and for customers. Sitecore’s philosophy has always been to promote engagement with customers while equipping employees with easy-to-use controls over how web content is presented. This only gets better with the recently release

Whitepaper - Designing and Delivering a Winning Practical Ecommerce Promotion

Running a successful ecommerce holiday promotion requires a winning mindset and a practical, actionable strategy. You’ll need to go above and beyond conventional practises to come out on top nowadays, so you’ll need the right tools and knowledge to avoid any missed opportunities. In this whitepaper, we’ll discuss: -Gauging competition and the scope of the market -Thinking like a customer to better attract buyers -Planning a schedule and budget for your promotions -The variety of advertising channels available -Best practises for refining your advertising campaigns -How to automate your marketing efforts -Maintaining an omnichannel presence There are a lot of moving parts and it can be easy to overlook important considerations, so SmartOSC, Magento and Emarsys have teamed up to make sure you won’t skip a beat during the Q4 holiday rush!

Shopify Pages - Everything You Need to Know

Shopify has solidified itself as the top ecommerce platform on the planet. This is largely due to its philosophy of keeping Shopify pages simple and effective, while supporting new merchants through extensive resources and opportunities to expand their skills and knowledge to grow their business. • How Do I Use Shopify Pages? The key benefits of Shopify pages are that they come stock with the platform, meaning that if you are a Shopify merchant, you have instant access to predesigned, responsiv

Meet Magento Asia 2019 Continues the Ecommerce Movement in Asia and Beyond | SmartOSC | Your Trusted Ecommerce Partner

Meet Magento Asia 2019 continued its success as the preeminent event for ecommerce practitioners throughout the region and beyond. This year’s occasion saw attendees from hundreds of multinational brands including Sony, PayPal and ASUS with over 800 individuals from all corners of the industry. The event took place on November 12th at the Siam Kempinski Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. “The entire session of the second Meet Magento Asia event was a very fruitful one. I got the chance to meet like-m

The Shopify Ecosystem: Awesome Shopify Partner Blogs to Gain Knowledge on all Things Shopify

Shopify would not have become the ubiquitous ecommerce platform it is today without the diverse and rich ecosystem of Shopify affiliates and partners constantly pushing the envelope on its capabilities. Merchants have an array of developers, agencies, designers and marketers at their disposal, all of varying abilities and cost, but the sea of knowledge available through all of the Shopify partner blogs is what makes the auspicious platform stand out. While Shopify as a company already generates

Headless Commerce | SmartOSC | Your Trusted Ecommerce Partner

Ecommerce buzz word of the year. Preached by many as the future of ecommerce itself. Everyone in ecommerce has undoubtedly heard of headless commerce in the last year-or-so and the pragmatic advantages it offers by severing the connection between the front and back end components inherent in full-stack solutions. Headless commerce instead relies on APIs to connect the dots and deliver the full package. “Headless commerce” is where the front-end and back-end of a commerce platform are de-coupled

How to Choose the Best Ecommerce Order Management System

A link to download the PDF will arrive in your inbox shortly. Add your info below to have the PDF sent to your inbox. Add your info below to have the PDF sent to your inbox. Order Management Systems: How to Pick the Best OMS for Ecommerce In ecommerce, the merchant and the customer share a common goal: to get the product from customer order entry to customer porch as quickly and accurately as possible. To achieve this, businesses must have an efficient and flexible order management system th

Sitecore Commerce B2B Accelerator | SmartOSC | Your Trusted Ecommerce Partner

Ecommerce agencies want the best for their B2B clients. However, an effective wholesale system has distinct demands and requires unique capabilities when compared to B2C. The Sitecore Commerce B2B Accelerator is designed to completely enhance Sitecore Experience Commerce, tailoring it to wholesale processes and allowing it to: This brochure will outline the key benefits for both agencies and B2B clients and explain the outstanding features for storefront and backend including personalized catal

Gartner Recognizes SmartOSC for Sitecore B2B Accelerator | SmartOSC | Your Trusted Ecommerce Partner

Most people know Sitecore as a leader in the digital experience sphere, and possibly for the Sitecore Experience Commerce platform that targets mostly B2C merchants. Now, partnered with SmartOSC, the Sitecore Commerce B2B Accelerator is getting recognized as an essential tool to enhance Sitecore’s B2B potential. The article, published on Gartner.com in late August, points out Sitecore’s limitations and acknowledges the gap that the B2B Accelerator is intended to fill: “Narrow focus: Sitecore t
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