Posts by Aron Stanic

State of Magento Solution Specialist Certification – August 2015

The latest figures on the Magento Certified Solution Specialist certification are in.

We are now over 15 months into Magento’s only business-oriented certification program, and I’ve kept track of what’s happening in the world of us Solution Specialists, light-crunching the figures officially available via Magento’s certification directory.

This is the fourth quarterly State of Magento Solution Specialist Certification report by Inchoo – so make sure to check some of the trends.

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5 tips on managing Magento projects effectively

Managing any remotely custom eCommerce project, let alone those on Magento, can pose quite a challenge to merchants. Enter Magento Solution Partners – those caring companies that make sure all the pieces of a puzzle that is a Magento website fit together.

So, how do we do that?

Here is a quick overview of some of the key building blocks of a successful eCommerce project and five tips from our experience on managing Magento projects effectively.

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Should encrypted Magento extensions be allowed on the new Magento Connect?

A heated Twitter debate is under way over what Magento should or should not allow in the new, updated Connect, and it was started by Magento themselves.

The plans are that new Magento Connect will focus on the quality of extensions listed and will, ultimately, become a much more merchant- and developer-friendly place where everyone around Magento ecosystem will run to, not from.

The biggest question seems to be – should encrypted Magento extensions be allowed? Let’s check the story behind it, pros, cons, and in-betweens and try to come up with a solution, or figure out what Magento will decide.

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Introducing Magento Certified Customer and Customer Plus certification

After we saw the rollout of four different certification programs by Magento aimed at developers, project managers and business analysts (all those behind-the-scenes folks), we couldn’t help but feel there was something missing. There was nothing in store for the ones in the very heart of every eCommerce transaction – the customers.

So, we have joined forces with several of our favorite Magento community members gathered around #RealMagento hashtag and are proud to present the first unofficial certification program in the Magento ecosystem – Magento Certified Customer and Magento Certified Customer Plus!

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State of Magento Solution Specialist Certification – March 2015

Every three months we’re coming up with the latest numbers on the Magento Certified Solution Specialist certification.

As we’re closing in to a full year since Magento rolled out its only business-oriented certification program, it’s good to check out some trends and see if the same countries and solution partners still hold the lead or have the tables turned. We bring you the third State of Magento Solution Specialist Certification report by Inchoo.

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Inchoo receives an award for the best SME in Eastern Croatia

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Inchoo’s CEO Tomislav Bilić accepted the Best SME in Eastern Croatia award on the final event of this year’s “Business Take Off” project organized and managed by national business newspaper and portal Poslovni dnevnik and Croatian Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Crafts.

It’s always nice to get the recognition for the hard work you’ve been putting in. And when it comes rather unexpected and on a national level, it makes things just a bit sweeter. You can learn more on this prestigious award below.

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Meet Magento Poland features Inchooers speaking on Magento2 caching and CRO in the age of responsive

Another community-driven Magento event is shaping up in Europe – this time Poland will welcome a great group of international speakers and attendees and our team will again be there to take the main stage.

Meet Magento Poland will take place on November 24th and 25th 2014 in Warsaw and to better prepare for this event, you should check out this interview with two Inchooers working hard to deliver some great content to everyone who will be there. 

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Meet Magento Netherlands 2014 – a recap by Inchoo

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Meet Magento is a common name for community-driven events that help this ecommerce platform a great deal with internationalization and market growth. Over the last couple of years we’ve seen many new countries join in, while the Dutch stay in front – they were the first ones in Europe to organize a Meet Magento back in 2009 and they never looked back. This year we were there as well, so here’s a quick recap of what went on in Utrecht in late May 2014.

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The best way to build and keep trust

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We’re all in the fast-changing, innovative, not-so-easy-to-keep-up-with business of ecommerce – and that’s no news. While keeping a hold on the latest trends and making sure that we can provide our clients with a valuable service, one can easily forget the single most effective way of building and keeping trust with clients, which has little to do with our formal expertise.

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