March 18, 2017 — In eCommerce, speed is your most important metric. Mere milliseconds can mean the difference between a sale and an abandoned cart, which could mean millions of dollars in lost sales. I’ve spent a good portion of the last three years in pursuit of page speed, exploring caching, virtual machines, hosting platforms, SSL negotiation time, CSS preprocessing, minification, inline styles and WooCommerce optimizations with the goal of sub-one second pageloads. Using real-world examples, I’ll show you the results I’ve been able to achieve and how to replicate them yourself.
February 7, 2017 — So, You Want To Sell Online? Or, A Brief Treatise on the Complexities, Pitfalls, Processes, Patterns, Thoughts and Dreams of a Modern eTailer – And Some Tech, Too.
Ah, the allure of running an eCommerce business. Sipping drinks on the beach while a third party logistics company, or Amazon, does all the work. Living the dream, right?
Maybe. Eventually. The reality is that it takes putting a lot of pieces in place in the right way while juggling your financial stability to start and sustain a modern eTailer, just like any other business. Competition is everywhere. Knockoffs are rampant. Trademarks are harder than ever to defend. You have to wear a lot of hats. Inventor, technologist, marketer, social media manager, customer whisperer, warehouse manager, shipping guru, packaging expert… the list goes on!
In this session, we’re going to take a 50,000 foot look at the systems, tools and knowledge needed to launch a successful eCommerce store in 2017. There’s no way we can cover it all, but you’ll leave ready to conquer your corner of the eCommerce world!
November 12, 2016 — Bbquality.nl is een online shop voor kwaliteitsvlees. In deze case kijken we naar hoe BBQuality is gegroeid van een klein webshopje tot een full-time onderneming voor de eigenaren. We kijken naar welke keuzes er zijn gemaakt en hoe we binnen een jaar 500% meer omzet hebben weten te realiseren.
Met deze talk willen we laten zien hoe een volledig zelfgeschreven webshop, draaiende op WordPress succesvol kan worden; Wat de uitdagingen zijn en zijn geweest en wat voor een maatwerk hier bij komt kijken…
November 11, 2016 — The world of eCommerce is in constant change and flux. It’s never been easier or more affordable to sell online. I will be discussing the various methods of selling online using WordPress and how to using new plugins and services WordPress can be utilized as a sales channel alongside social networks, marketplaces, and POS. If you are interested in understanding the future of eCommerce and the role WordPress can play in this space then come pop in my talk.
November 9, 2016 — Building a WordPress site is one thing – turning that site into a revenue-generating machine is another. The town hall format allowed attendees to ask the speaker a number of questions on a specific topic. Here is an hour of eCommerce question and answer.
November 7, 2016 — Whether you develop or run a digital or physical eCommerce business and are doing memberships, subscriptions or simple products this talk will cover it all. Get prepared for the holiday season and 2017 with the latest to make the most of your WordPress eCommerce site.
November 3, 2016 — The biggest and best-known ecommerce solution for WordPress does everything. It’s flexible, extendable, and almost infinitely configurable. It’s a Swiss Army Knife with 276 blades. But if all you need is a bottle opener, do you really need to walk around with a 2kg knife in your pocket?
We’ll talk about the things you need to consider when choosing an ecommerce solution. I’ll give you a list of questions to help you decide. And we’ll discuss some of the available WordPress ecommerce products so you can make an informed decision.
October 27, 2016 — We designed and built a peer-to-peer e-commerce platform for JWalkyn.com. It was an eye-opening experience pushing WordPress to the absolute max to create this unique site to help people buy and sell their favorite Air Jordan shoes.