Magento V.S. Shopify

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We are very familiar with both the Magento and Shopify ecommerce solutions. Magento is the great for customized, high-traffic websites. Shopify is great for being powerful, affordable and low-maintenance. Check out this cool infographic from our friends over at Mofluid and become more familiar with the benefits and issues with each. In general, our Magento…Read more »

How Much Does a Website Cost in 2015?

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Business owners are obviously confused by the wide difference in cost estimates provided by web development agencies, ranging widely from as little as $4,000 to over $100,000. NOTE: Our NEW website costs in 2017 article is also available. In ALL our estimates below we assume the following: Estimates are based on our hourly rate. Estimates include marketing…Read more »

Lower-cost E-commerce with Shopify

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If you want to sell a product or service online, you need will need your website to do two things well: (1) promote your company/products, and (2) provide an e-commerce solution so people can buy what you're selling. The product catalog and cart is a specific piece of software that enables a secure sales transaction. But which one to…Read more »

Will California Internet sales tax hurt retailers?

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How Will You Be Affected by California Internet Sales Tax? Do you make purchases online?  Are you a retailer who sells products or services over the Internet?  If you answered yes to either of these questions, stay tuned! Consumers have long valued the ease, convenience and discounts of online shopping due to the seemingly tax-less…Read more »

How Much Does An E-commerce Website Cost?

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What to consider when planning an e-commerce website We cut our teeth on e-commerce design back in 1996 while working on an e-commerce website for Foot Locker. The project budget was approximately $500,000, which may sound expensive but was only less than 1% of $60 million in online sales. Most small to mid-size retailers don't have the budget or the requirements of a…Read more »

Give Your eBay Store a Facelift and Make Listings A Breeze

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For clients that manage an eBay or Amazon store in addition to a Magento store, we have tricks in our bag for you! Recently, we built a custom eBay listing tool in PHP for Phillipe's Watches of Beverly Hills. Our tool gave them a way to create customized eBay listings that are themed in a…Read more »

Magento CE helps you swim with the big fish – Customizable Magento CE e-commerce solutions

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The economy is starting to percolate. There has been an uptick in entrepreneurs and established brick and mortar businesses contacting us to help them build Magento e-commerce web stores. The folks at Unique Corals recently asked us to develop their e-commerce site to suit their unusual and beautiful product catalog. offers the largest source…Read more »

Everything but the Kitchen Sink

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Editors Note: we have updated this article for 2013, read the updated blog here. Scope Creep (also called requirement creep, feature creep, and sometimes kitchen sink syndrome) in project management refers to uncontrolled changes in a project's scope. This phenomenon can occur when the scope of a project is not properly defined, documented, or controlled.…Read more »

How Much Does A Small Business Website Cost?

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Editor’s Note: We’ve updated this article, see it here Almost every potential client asks this question. I'll get to the answer in a roundabout way but first some obligatory back story. Over the past 13 years we have developed hundreds of website with budgets ranging from $1,000 to $50,000. We have also worked on Fortune 500…Read more »

How to Turn Your WordPress Blog Into An E-Commerce Site

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Editors Note: This is a guest article contributed by Karen Sanchez. There’s plenty of reasons to love Wordpress, but access to a huge catalog of plugins to extend what the platform can do has to be one of the most important reasons. As the folks at say, these snippets of code can make your blog…Read more »