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Insights on Application Insights
Aug
07

Insights on Application Insights

Application Insights is an Application Performance Management service which notably has a user interface to filter and view logged messages and is rising in popularity with Sitecore implementations. Sitecore has made an implementation available for cloud deployments that sends Sitecore logging and performance counters to Application Insights. We can borrow it for any Sitecore instance even those not hosted in the cloud.

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Aug
04

Managing 301 Redirects in Sitefinity

When a web site is rebuilt in Sitefinity from another CMS, it provides an opportunity to restructure the pages and group them better for easy navigation and for SEO. It leads to change in the url itself. We can notice a surge in 404s in Google Analytics dashboard, shortly after a website is launched. It is because the users might have bookmarked certain pages or shared some interesting articles in social media, which are visited often.

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Analytics AB Testing Blog
Aug
03

Analytics: The key to A/B Testing Success

Corte Swearingen, Americaneagle.com’s Director of Digital Marketing & Conversion Science, recently spoke on the topic of A/B testing on Kentico’s Marketing Insights Webinar. During a portion of the webinar, Corte spoke about the benefits of using both quantitative and qualitative data to help with your A/B Testing efforts. Read on for a recap on the importance of data in A/B testing.

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Mobile Optimization blog
Aug
02

Mobile for Marketers: Optimizing for Conversion

If you were to go 50 years back in time and tell somebody that in your pocket there’s a device that fits in your hand and contains a limitless amount of information, not a soul would believe you. However, the year is 2017 and the future has arrived.

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Best Practices for Website Navigation
Jul
26

Best Practices for Website Navigation

Have you ever visited a website and could not find the specific information you were looking for? You’re not alone! This is a very common problem and is often the result of mistakes in website navigation. In this article, we are going to point out and discuss some these errors and how to remedy them.

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Jul
18

Online Game Creation: A Winning Marketing Technique!

When award winning author Stephen King approached us with an interesting project, we were thrilled to work with the legendary author and his team to create an exceptional online experience for his fans.

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Jul
10

How to Build an Online Community

We are proud to have recently worked with The Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Catholic Order of Foresters to design and develop websites that provide a service and engage a community. The site for the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe is specifically designed to support an online religious community. The Catholic Order of Foresters site has a dual purpose: a life insurance company offering its services that is committed to fraternal outreach and serving the Catholic community. Read on to find out more about both projects!

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Jul
05

Accessibility Tips from Manual Testing

Here at Americaneagle.com we have run into all types of issues and quirks that can only really be determined through manual testing. Having gone through audits and accessibility web development for projects, we have a bit of a list accumulating of different "gotchas" or hidden issues even when spec appropriate code is being used. Unfortunately, browser differences in the accessibility tree of the DOM can be the culprit for some hidden a11y issues. This is by no means exhaustive and there are many resources and developers out there trying to figure out workarounds.

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Jun
26

5 Awesome Ways to Extend Your WooCommerce Customer Experience

In the world of WordPress plugins, there are those that are built for developers, and those that are built for marketers. One of the great things about WooCommerce is the array of available tools specifically designed for the marketers. This article is going to focus on some of the more intuitive and user friendly extensions that can be excellent solutions for those marketing-minded folks that want to create a better user experience that drives sales.

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Forresters Customer Experience
Jun
21

Forrester’s Customer Experience Pre-Workshop in NYC

The tagline from the Forrester event listing page says it all, “Design and deliver breakaway customer experiences”. This is exactly what I was educated about at the Forrester event in New York City the past few days. Starting on Monday with a pre-conference workshop, and then the main conference Tuesday and Wednesday. I’m happy to report that non-stop learning occurred during all three days! Here is my first day recap, with the next two days to be posted soon.

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