eCommerce

Client Spotlight: Bold & Beautiful Clothing

Owner of Bold & Beautiful, Tracy Ngyuen, stays busy with her day job in the pharmaceutical industry and running her sparkly new clothing store. Clothing and fashion has been an interest and passion for her.  I am happy I was able to help her a be a part in making that dream come true by building her online store.

Her vision from the start with Boldandbeautifulshop.com is to present visitors with a clean, easy to navigate site with quality photos that showcase her affordable and fashionable items.

Bold&Beautiful website by Brad Gardner @ Qwodtech

How to Remove index.php From Your New Magento Store

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Written by: Brad Gardner

You’ve got a shiny new store but the URLs still contain /index.php?!

With the new version of Magento v.1.6.2.0 this is a quick fix, let’s get started.

  1. Log into your store and under the top menu select System>Configuration>General>Web Settings Menu.
  2. Expand the Search Engine Optimization section.
  3. Then change Use Web Server Rewrites from NO to YES.
  4. Be sure to save your settings by clicking Save Config in the upper right.magento save config button

That’s it! If you click around on your site you should see that your URL structure is now something like:

Www.yourdomain.com/category/product

Have you had any other similar issues with URL structures in Magento?

Crucial Volusion SEO Tip For Proper Canonical Links

written by: Brad Gardner

Use canonical tags on Volusion store home page to improve your Volusion SEO.

It is important to use Canonical Tags on your home page URL to ensure that your site is getting full SEO credit on search engines.

If your home page does not have the canonical tags, then www.yourdomain.com and www.yourdomain.com/default.asp will be considered duplicate content, and your store’s SEO value may will be divided between the two different URLs.  This is an easy check to make sure your Volusion SEO store canonical links are enabled…

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Easily Market and Promote your eCommerce Items Directly on Facebook

Volusion is excited to announce a fantastic addition to their award-winning ecommerce platform, Social Store. Read more to learn how Qwodtech can help you use this innovative new Volusion tool to market and promote your items directly on Facebook!

Volusion Product Update: Social Store

article via: volusion.com

Completely free for all store plans using V11, Social Store allows you to extend your online business to over 700 million Facebook users by marketing and promoting the items of your choice. Better yet, you can design the look of your Social Store, promote your Deal of the Day and even provide a discount to customers who “Like” your Facebook Business Page!

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9 Crucial Google Analytics Setup Tips for Your Business Website You Can’t Afford to Overlook

by:Brad Gardner

Welcome!  In this article I am going to review 9 key areas of your Google Analytics setup that are crucial to the “analytic success” of your website that you must not overlook (but may have).

What is Google analytics?
Some say, this is the best analytical system on the internet today. No other system comes close to it!  Especially at the low, low price of: Free.  So, take advantage of this great free tool, Let’s get started…

Configuring Google Analytics for Optimal Reporting:

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