eCommerce Talk

9 pieces of advice on how to win a lead

My first encounter with “sales” was in the primary school where I often spoke in the name of the class to call off the planned exam or to switch a verbal assignment for the next day. It hasn’t been always a successful shot, but it was worth trying. 🙂

I feel like this little experience helped me prepare for my current role – Sales Assistant at Inchoo.

Now, being some time with Inchoo and communicating with leads and clients from all over the world on daily basis, I’ve gained a decent experience even though I’ve been working here for just 8 months. With that in my mind, I came up with an idea to share a few thoughts (you can call it – tips) on how to win a prospective client.

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Beware, OMGcommerce 2016 is approaching

After uber successful last year’s conference where more than 350 people had a chance to meet and hear new stuff, this year as well, Netokracija has booked a place in time and space where all of us can gather, mingle, share each other’s digital experience and hear amazing speakers. Starting Wednesday June the 1st, we will enjoy two-day OMGcommerce conference and hear tons of useful stuff about e-commerce.

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The telltale signs of a failing project

Every failure comes with a list of excuses while success depends on making all the right decisions. At least that’s the popular belief. Successful projects don’t always have a smooth start or, for that matter, a smooth middle part either. While a project can be overturned and salvaged at any point, time is of essence in such cases. That’s why it’s so important to understand those signs and be aware of them from the start.

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Do not accept this project if you…

When you’re communicating with a lot of people from all over the world, it’s inevitable there’s going to be a lot of glitches anyway. But, when you’re working in eCommerce, especially Magento sales, things just get a tad more complicated and, at times, quite funny.

Here are some of my favorite not-so-ordinary inquiries and quotes from “the trenches”. All of these are real-life examples.

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All I want for Christmas is a new Magento Solution Partner Program

Magento relies heavily on its network of Solution Partners. We are here to get our hands dirty and work with merchants on daily basis, helping them grow their businesses, share success stories and enable Magento to stay on top of the open source eCommerce game.

This is my take on the current Magento Solution Partner program, what works, what doesn’t and what are some of the main areas it should be improved on, based on our 5 years experience with the program.

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Free eCommerce SEO consultations by Inchoo at Meet Magento Poland

Clear up your busy schedules and make 19th and 20th of October all about attending Meet Magento Poland which will take place in Concordia Design conference center in Poznan.

We are definitely not going to miss the opportunity to meet all of you and share each other’s experiences and knowledge about eCommerce.

And we have prepared something special for some of you who will be attending.

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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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