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How to Cut Your Registration Lines in Half

Partner September 22, 2016 Comments
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Did you know that check-in was ranked as one of attendees’ top stressors at events? Since registration is often the first thing attendees experience before your event, it’s important that you make a good impression.

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Join Us For Our Sitefinity User Group Tonight!

Rachel Bennett September 21, 2016 Comments
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We’re very excited to hold a Chicago Sitefinity User Group this evening, Wednesday, September 21st, 2016, at the Americaneagle.com headquarters in Des Plaines, and invite you to join us! The event will be held from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM CST, and is open to anyone interested in learning more about the Progress Sitefinity platform.

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Are You Future-Proofing Your E-Commerce Website?

Joseph Gustafson September 20, 2016 Comments
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Trends come and go, so applying best practices to your e-commerce website can help you navigate the changing tides of your industry, allowing you to get more mileage out of your platform. Here are 5 tips to keep your website future-proof

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Surveying Clients: A (Browser) Window to Your Customers Thoughts

Rachel Bennett September 16, 2016 Comments
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Ask yourself, do you understand your customers? Do you really know what your site visitors are looking for from you? Do you know what frustrates them about your site or what prevents them from completing a call to action? And what do they appreciate about what your site already does?

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Catching Millennials with Pokemon Go Events

Partner September 15, 2016 Comments
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Chances are you’ve heard of Pokémon Go – maybe you’re even playing it right now! In the few weeks since the public release of the app, an estimated 75 million downloads have occurred! Trendswatch 2016 predicts that augmented and virtual realities are going to provide arts and cultural organizations with new ways to make exhibits more accessible. Pokémon Go’s popularity is proof that virtual reality technology isn’t going anywhere anytime soon

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  • Americaneagle.com
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Recommendations for E-Retailers to Make the Most of the Holiday Season

Rachel Bennett September 13, 2016 Comments
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The holiday season will be upon us sooner than you think, and as the optimum time for many retailers to increase their revenue draws nearer, we’re here to guide you on how best to prepare for the season of good will.

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  • Sitecore

Sitecore Commerce and Conversational Commerce

Tim Ahlenius September 12, 2016 Comments
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2016 has been deemed the year of conversational commerce and it’s time for companies to get on board with this new trend. According to Chris Messina, the person who coined the term, conversational commerce, “pertains to utilizing chat, messaging, or other natural language interfaces (i.e. voice) to interact with people, brands, or services and bots that heretofore have had no real place in the bidirectional, asynchronous messaging context.”

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Watch: BAI and Americaneagle.com

Scott Stiles September 09, 2016 Comments
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Our client, BAI, was seeking a strong, customer-facing website that accentuated their style and brought awareness to their business. They came to us with a clear understanding of what they needed and were quick to adopt our insight and recommendations.

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Lookalike Audiences: 3 Simple Steps to Grow Your VIPs

Partner September 08, 2016 Comments
Email-Marketing

Let’s face it: every email address you add to your list is not equal. While we all want to make sure our subscriber list is growing, it’s the crème de la crème that really drive our email marketing revenue. Those familiar with the 80/20 rule, known as Pareto’s Principle, inherently understand that it’s this small segment of your customer base who can have the greatest impact on your overall business.

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Top Tips – How to Use Instagram for Business

Rachel Bennett September 07, 2016 Comments
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Instagram is becoming increasingly popular with businesses looking to engage with millennials and portray an aspirational lifestyle associated with their brand.

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  • Development
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Sitefinity Resource Packages: To Bootstrap or not to Bootstrap? (Part 1)

Stu Furlong September 06, 2016 Comments
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If I compiled a list of words front end developers hear the most, “Bootstrap” would be very high in the ranks. The most well-known front end framework created by Twitter is reportedly used on over 10 million websites and applications at the moment.

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Americaneagle.com Clients – We Welcome You to the Forum!

Rachel Bennett September 02, 2016 Comments
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Here at Americaneagle.com, we’re looking forward to welcoming our clients to our annual Forum! The Forum will be held on Thursday, September 29th at the Americaneagle.com headquarters in Des Plaines, Illinois.

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Driving Customer Satisfaction and Building Loyalty with Meaningful Rewards

Partner September 01, 2016 Comments
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We’ve all had some good shopping experiences, and hopefully it happens regularly. When you do have a great experience with a merchant, the interaction leaves you satisfied, happy, and wanting to return.

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ASAE Annual Meeting 2016 post-show recap

Staff August 31, 2016 Comments
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Americaneagele.com recently attended ASAE’s Annual Meeting and Exposition in Salt Lake City, on August 13-16, 2016. This event was held for association professionals and industry partners to network and collaborate and exchange ideas and resources.

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  • Americaneagle.com
  • Marketing
  • Sitecore

Using Context Marketing to Grow a Healthcare Organization

Tim Ahlenius August 29, 2016 Comments
Context

Marketing is in a state of change and it’s now transitioning into a consumer focused form called context marketing.

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  • A/B Testing
  • Americaneagle.com

A Focus on Social Proof: Principles, Usability and A/B Testing

Paul Ross August 26, 2016 Comments
Social-Proof

There’s a lot of talk about the effectiveness of social proof psychology in split testing. Interestingly, the more it’s talked about the more it may be true. That’s because social evidence we hear from others in our culture persuades us to assign more credibility towards that information, whether or not it’s actually true.

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The Seven Myths of DDoS Attacks

Partner August 25, 2016 Comments
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Be wary of the myths surrounding DDoS attacks. Make sure you know the facts.

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  • Americaneagle.com
  • Tips and Tactics

Web Accessibility: Highlights From Our Newest Eaglevision Magazine

Rachel Bennett August 23, 2016 Comments
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We are proud to announce the release of our latest eaglevision magazine, a publication written by the Americaneagle.com team. In this issue, we decided to focus on the important topic of web accessibility.

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  • Americaneagle.com
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Popular User Testing Methods

Missy Hildebrand August 22, 2016 Comments
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One of the biggest challenges we face in web development isn’t necessarily how our different clients’ markets and technologies work – it’s how humans work. What users say versus what users do are two completely different things, and the only way to uncover the truth is to test. User testing is more than just a check list of product requirements – it’s the most convincing support for your design and development decisions.

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  • Tips and Tactics
  • Americaneagle.com

Gold Medal Best Practices for an Olympic Standard Site!

Rachel Bennett August 19, 2016 Comments
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Just like every Olympic athlete puts their best foot forward and strives for that gold medal, we wanted to share with you our top 5 best practices to make your website gold-medal worthy.

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