Today’s web development is rightly focusing in on mobile-first design because of the rise in the number of devices being produced and the quantity of mobile internet browsers. As smartphone technology has improved over the past few years so have end-user’s expectations about what they can accomplish while using their mobile device, from completing e-commerce transactions to collaborating on shared files.

comScore recently released its Q2 2014 year over year retail spending report. In this report, the year over year spending in discretionary retail as a whole only increased by 3%. However, spending via m-commerce grew a whopping 47% in Q2 over the same period last year.

Did you know that electronic commerce (eCommerce) is responsible for more than $200 billion dollars changing hands every year? In fact, the WSJ believes that number will balloon to $327 billion by 2016. If you’d like to capitalize on this trend and add eCommerce functionality to your Drupal website - whether it is a blog, community, or organization centerpiece - it can be done by utilizing several contributed modules.

Let’s say you have a Drupal site and an eCommerce store built into that Drupal site that has been steadily growing. In addition to the hundreds of pages of content that you manage with Drupal, you now are also managing hundreds of unique SKU’s and it’s getting messy. It is probably time to consider an integration with Drupal as CMS and Magento as your eCommerce solution.

By now, you probably know that slow site load times can negatively impact conversion rates on your eCommerce site. Expectations for fast site responses are so high that customers will start to leave your site after waiting just one second.

We are often asked how to incorporate eCommerce into Drupal sites. Drupal is known for its content management capabilities, but on its own it is not an eCommerce solution. There are, however, several options available for your business if you want a Drupal eCommerce solution.

Responsive design is quickly gaining in popularity for sites of all functions and sizes. It offers the ability to deliver your content across all devices without having to worry about the myriad device types and sizes. For online retailers, a change in conversion rates can greatly impact the bottom line. So how do eCommerce site owners best leverage responsive web design? Read on to learn how.

It's easy to get overwhelmed by the different choices available when selecting a web platform or content management system (CMS) for your nonprofit. Open source or proprietary? WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Sitecore, DotNetNuke, Kentico...which one do you choose?

When looking for an eCommerce Inventory Management system there are a number of considerations a retailer has to think about. The more places your inventory is located and the more channels you sell on, the more complex inventory management becomes. Integration, automation, and synchronization will be key aspects of managing your eCommerce inventory.

When people talk about Magento Community vs. Enterprise the first impulse is to take the “free version” and build it up over time. The mission as it pertains to an ecommerce platform like Magento should not be to take the least feature rich version of the platform and make it fit your needs but to rather pick the correct solution for the phase in which your business is currently in and go from there.