Page Load: Users Are Waiting

With smartphones at one’s fingertips and wireless access almost everywhere, users are wanting to use your site now. And there are aspects of your site that could very well be making them wait.

 

American Dental Association Website Wins Outstanding Achievement Award

Americaneagle.com is pleased to announce that the American Dental Association (ADA) website has won the Interactive Media Awards Outstanding Achievement Award in the category for “Associations”.

 

Is Your Website Sending Positive User Experience Data Back to Google?

As a website owner, you want to know what Google thinks about your website, don't you? That's all well and good...but Google’s top priority isn't necessarily your website. What is their top priority? The searcher.

 

Sitecore User Group: Upgrading to Sitecore 7

The first question you should ask when considering upgrading is this: What are the benefits of Sitecore 7? In the presentation we discuss two different approaches. The first approach is an “Upgrade Packages” path and the other is the “Clean Installation” path.

A Preview of Sitecore 7.5

Sitcore releases version 7.5. The main benefits of the new rollout include improved performance with scalability, single customer dashboards, seamless integration with critical marketing tools, and a global reach via the Sitecore® Experience Database™ - Cloud Edition.

 

Hawk Search: The New Generation Site Search Engine

As e-commerce continues to grow and the demands of shoppers increase, the value of site search is higher than ever before. Evaluating the search and navigation experience is a critical step in understanding whether or not existing functionality is meeting your visitors’ expectations.

 

Responsive:Then & Now

Responsive design is the current trend and philosophy for building sites within the web development community. It is simply one answer to account for the wide variety of devices we encounter today and even tomorrow.

 

How Can Responsive Web Design Help Bridge The Gaps?

More people prefer using their smartphones or other mobile devices more each day and it is only going to continue to grow. At the end of 2011 the total of smartphones entering the World per day was about 1.45M devices compared to about 3.6M devices by the end of 2012.

 

5 Things to Know Before You Start a DMS Strategy

It’s an exciting time to be in the world of digital marketing. Websites, mobile, and apps have taken a place front and center in everyone’s marketing strategy. Fortunately for you, there are robust tools such as the Sitecore Digital Marketing System that enable marketers to maintain and compete within the digital landscape.

 

Using Social Signals to Boost SEO Ranking

Save the date! Americaneagle.com is proudly teaming up with one of our partners, ShopSocially, to conduct a joint Webinar on July 16th.

2014 Americaneagle.com Forum

All of us at Americaneagle.com want to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients who attended our Second Client Forum on June 26th.

Sitecore and Windows Azure: A Match Made in the Cloud

In the website business, you often hear about revolutionary services, industry leading solutions, and innovative products. All too often, these products garner plenty of buzz, but fail to meet expectations and don’t ultimately affect the life of the website administrator.

What is Knowledge Graph?

When you use Google these days, you might notice that your natural search results are falling farther and farther down the page. Whether it be news stories, image search results, or shopping results, it’s becoming harder and harder for customers to find their way to your site. Google’s Knowledge Graph is a new feature that Google has implemented that shows up in the right rail of your search page, and shows a summary of one topic or item.

 

Are you a Cyber Security Target? Protecting your Digital Identity

These days, it's hard to keep your personal details off the internet. But what can you do to keep confidential information away from hackers?

 

Sitecore MVC and Resources

I've been getting a lot of questions, like: “Hey how do you setup your MVC Site?”, “How do you [insert specific Webform logic] in MVC?”, etc. In this post, I’ll give a brief introduction and some helpful resources to get you started and to shed some light on Sitecore MVC.

 

Americaneagle.com hosts Ecommerce Forum

All of us at Americaneagle.com want to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients who attended our Ecommerce Forum on February 27.

 

Deals, Data Mining, and Delivery: Email Tips from Pro Retailers

Just because email is a smart tactic doesn't mean it's easy. The fact is, email marketing seems to go hand-in-hand with sensitive spam filters, open rates in the single digits, murky R.O.I., and metrics up to your ears. Check out this in-depth slideshow from one of our email pros...

 

Sitecore User Group Chicago and Item Buckets

On October 22, 2013, Americaneagle.com hosted the first ever Sitecore user group in Chicago, Illinois. We had a great turnout of people with various backgrounds.

 

2013 Americaneagle.com Client Open House

On Tuesday and Wednesday, August 20 and 21, Americaneagle.com was proud to host our first annual Client/Partner Open House.

 

Eliminate Threats to Your Brand Reputation by Removing Risky Data from the Environment

With the number of records breached increasing 37.4% in the first nine months of 2011* over 2010, it has become increasingly important for retailers to implement a security program to protect their cardholders’ data in the event of a breach.

 

Convert Abandoned Shopping Carts with Email Marketing

So what broadcast email strategies should you consider to raise your conversion rate? Here are the five practices and strategies that e-commerce stores can implement to improve and strengthen their conversion rate.

 

Partner Talk: Interactive Marketing with Netop

Traditionally, a website has been a one-way communication channel, where visitors search for information or purchase a product. That has all changed with Interactive Marketing solutions. Toke Tangkjaer, Director of Sales and Communication at Netop, a leader in interactive technology solutions, sat down with us to discuss how Interactive Marketing is changing the way businesses interact with website visitors.

 

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