Your 2016 Ecommerce Holiday Marketing Guide
Where To Start... The Top Three Things To Start With First
A month-by-month walkthrough of what marketing you should be doing, and when to do it. We provide recommendations for new merchants, as well as brand new marketing channels and tactics. Real holiday marketing solutions designed exclusively for ecommerce merchants.
Striking Alchemy Named Top Web Design Agency in Pittsburgh for 2016
Starting a business can feel overwhelming at times and especially when you're first starting. I know that I felt like there were so many things that I "needed" to do. I needed a website so I could attract clients - and feel like I fit with and could compete against the established competitors.
What a thankful year it's been
We're thrilled to announce that we've been named to the "Top Web Designers in Pittsburgh 2016" by Expertise.com. Only 20 companies make the list, and we're honored to be at the very top...
Starting an ecommerce website? Here’s where to start
December is an ideal month for reflection and contemplation regarding the past year, as well as an opportunity to glance ahead as to what may be around the corner for next year. What a fantastic year 2015 has been for us. We're a bit sad to see it draw to a close, but at the same time, we're very excited to embark upon 2016.
Customer service pages that actually provide some service
We field a lot of questions from people looking to start their first ecommerce website, and we've noticed that there are a handful of questions that are never asked - but should be. So we compiled a list or both the questions and some things to consider when answering them. Hopefully, you find them as helpful as we do!
Why "okay" simply won't do!
There's a trend developing in ecommerce websites. Merchants are putting together "customer service" pages that provide no service and leave customers with no direction on where to go. It's almost as if they are trying to avoid customer questions and resolve every problem with a page link.
Redesigning a knitting website, one cross stitch at a time - Hazel Knits
There are so many occasions when something being "okay" or "fine" just doesn't cut the mustard. At Striking Alchemy here in Pittsburgh we feel there is one place in particular where a reaction of “okay” is more damaging than useful. That’s when we are creating a visually striking web design for one of our clients who has an ecommerce business.
As you stroll around the internet, whether visiting specific places or just idly wandering, how often do you come across a website which is full of thoroughly professional and skillfully created content? Yet, something is missing. It has no real heart. It’s like talking to a robot rather than a human.