Avalara: 10 tips for complying with sales tax regulations

Avalara: 10 tips for complying with sales tax regulations

10 Tips for Complying with Sales Tax Regulations   Our friends at Avalara shared this important set of tips for complying with sales tax regulations. Tax is something none of us can push to the side. It's incredibly important to know what you're doing, but we know it's easy to get confused. Read on to learn more from the experts at Avalara. There’s nothing sexy about sales tax compliance...

How to Avoid a Catastrophic SEO Ecommerce Site Migration
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How to Avoid a Catastrophic SEO Ecommerce Site Migration

How to Avoid a Catastrophic SEO Ecommerce Site Migration Moving your website to a new ecommerce platform is a sign of progress. Your business is growing quickly, and you've outgrown your current platform. But that growth often comes with a side of anxiety. While a fantastic growth opportunity, replatforming might have you concerned about unintended side effects.  You want to replatform y...

How Your Brand Can Compete with Amazon

How Your Brand Can Compete with Amazon

How Your Brand Can Compete with Amazon When the consumer and media worlds are focused in on Amazon Prime Day, it’s hard to not get a little bitter. Consumers (and their wallets) flooded Amazon Prime Day with reported sales exceeding the likes of Cyber Monday, Black Friday and last year’s Prime Day.  Going down as the company’s biggest shopping day ever, all eyes were on the 36-hour disc...

4 Awesome Ideas to Boost Summer Sales
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4 Awesome Ideas to Boost Summer Sales

4 Awesome Ideas to Boost Summer Sales When you mention Holiday sales, merchants typically quiver thinking about the weeks, days and hours leading up to the winter holidays. Just because your traffic may be on summer vacation, doesn't mean your digital commerce store should take a break. Because the Fourth of July fell mid-week, it left retailers and consumers dazed and confused. With man...

Workarea Merchant Lime Crime Guests on Podcast
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Workarea Merchant Lime Crime Guests on Podcast

We weren’t surprised when the popular Responsive Web Design podcast team asked growing Workarea merchant Lime Crime to guest on it. After all, the booming LA-based cosmetics company has been making mobile shoppers happy since the day they launched on our SaaS platform. Their brand really took off on Instagram and now has 3.3 million followers, so they know the ins and outs of smartphone ...

7 Habits of Highly Effective Ecommerce Teams

7 Habits of Highly Effective Ecommerce Teams

Changing banners, launching new products, organizing site releases and optimizing merchandising shouldn’t require outside help. When ecommerce technology empowers non-technical business users to take full control of digital and customer experiences, online merchants unlock a hidden source of efficiency, profitability and growth. What habits help lean ecommerce teams punch above their wei...

How to make sure your biggest days don’t become your biggest nightmares.
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How to make sure your biggest days don’t become your biggest nightmares.

A Q&A with WebLinc co-founder and CTO, Jason Hill, on Workarea's underlying infrastructure and how it supports our customers’ highest revenue days. Q: What factors did you consider when determining Workarea's hosting infrastructure? A: Many retail teams selected Workarea as their commerce platform because of its proven ability to scale. We’ve got many customers whose businesses are highl...

Merchants on Workarea Beat Black Friday Mobile Records
Category: Trends & Tips, Holiday

Merchants on Workarea Beat Black Friday Mobile Records

This is part 3 of our ongoing coverage of the 2017 ecommerce holiday season provided by our 24/7 Commerce Intelligence Unit. Part 1 covered how the 700+ sites on Workarea performed November 1-22. Today, we explore how Workarea merchants made the most of mobile on 2017 Black Friday.   Workarea Customers See Greater Mobile Wins than Industry Although it's been said, many times, many ways, ...

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