eCommerce (and other) conferences you should definitely be attending in early 2017
Monday, December 19, 2016Lauren Macdonald
We’re breaking down the conferences your business should seriously consider attending in the first half of 2017. We hope to see you at some (or all) of these events!
Sync SAP Business One and Magento: Process orders faster and more accurately
Friday, December 16, 2016Lauren Macdonald
Tired of manual data entry between your Magento eCommerce store and your SAP Business One accounting system? If so, I’m happy to tell you that you’ve landed on the right blog.
eBridge Connections is proud to boast the only universal integrator that can connect virtually any accounting/ERP system (i.e. SAP Business One and other products by Sage, MS Dynamics, Epicor, NetSuite, and more), with the leading eCommerce platforms (like Magento, Shopify, BigCommerce, Amazon, eBay, Miva, etc.).
It’s time to learn how an integration solution between Magento and SAP Business One can save your business time and money.
6 Helpful Workarounds To Help You Manage An Online Store
Friday, December 16, 2016Lindsay Hampson
Guest blog by Patrick Foster. Running a successful online store is not without its glitches and boring admin tasks. As every ecommerce entrepreneur will know, a lot of work goes into maintaining and managing an online store. However, while certain tasks require an investment of time and attention, others can benefit from being outsourced or approached in new ways. Here are 6 workarounds that could help to save you time and increase the effectiveness of your ecommerce marketing strategy.
Fact or Fiction? Recognising the truth when it comes to QuickBooks and Salesforce integrations
Tuesday, December 13, 2016Lauren Macdonald
A quick Google search for material regarding QuickBooks and Salesforce integrations reveals that there’s a whole lot of information out there. Some useful, some a bit misleading. To make it easier, here’s a quick breakdown that will help you understand the truth when it comes to integrating QuickBooks and Salesforce:
Start 2017 off on the right foot with our free integration project planning workbook
Monday, December 12, 2016Lauren Macdonald
Did your eCommerce store take off in 2016? Congrats!
But, if a high volume of sales from your online store had you buried in manual data entry back and forth from your accounting system this year, 2017 might be the perfect time to connect your business systems so that they communicate with one another seamlessly.
This free workbook will help you sort out your integration needs.
The Magic of Holiday Shopping is Changed, But Still Magical
Friday, December 9, 2016Lindsay Hampson
Though I didn’t trek to the mall, the magic of Holiday shopping is alive and well in a new and exciting way.
Connect and Sync NetSuite to Your Shopify store: Integrate orders, shipping, inventory, and more
Wednesday, December 7, 2016Lauren Macdonald
Syncing your NetSuite ERP with your Shopify webstore has never been easier than it is now, using eBridge Connections’ universal integrator. Learn more...
Sync MS Dynamics 365 to your webstore to delight your customers
Monday, December 5, 2016Lindsay Hampson
In July 2016 Microsoft launched a strategy that combines both CRM and ERP services into one offering on the cloud. Pick and choose what areas of your business are pulled into 365. Fast. App-backed. And, adaptable. The offering is slick and their message is truly compelling.
While many of you are familiar with Microsoft Dynamics AX, NAV, GP and SL, 365 is an extension of these – but up, up and away in the clouds. eBridge is proudly equipped to support Dynamics 365 customers with their integration needs - through 2016 and beyond.
Shopping carts abandoned after Cyber Monday? Here's how to win those sales in December:
Thursday, December 1, 2016Lauren Macdonald
No doubt you sold a ton of items this Cyber Monday. In fact, here at eBridge, we know our clients were selling items like rapid fire, seeing as we transferred over 450,000 order documents back and forth that day between eCommerce platforms and accounting packages.
But what about all the items that got left behind in abandoned shopping carts?
Nextopia: 6 Mobile Search and Merchandising Tips for the Holidays
Monday, November 28, 2016Lauren Macdonald
Our friends at Nextopia share their tips on getting the most out of your mobile shoppers this Holiday Season.
Read on to learn more....
Why partnering with eBridge Connections could be the best move for your business in 2017...
Friday, November 25, 2016Lauren Macdonald
Our channel partner program here at eBridge Connections has grown significantly in the past few years and we’re feeling confident that 2017 will be our biggest year yet. We’re constantly looking for new, unique businesses to join our partner family and reap the numerous benefits of being an eBridge Connections channel partner.
Read on to find out why partnering with eBridge Connections could be the best move for your business this coming year...
We're talking all things Sage ERP today at eBridge after our recent visit to their head office in California...
Thursday, November 24, 2016Lauren Macdonald
When our CEO visited sunny California last month and stopped in at Sage’s head office, he was blown away by the innovative thinking he witnessed. There is no shortage of intelligent and hardworking folks over at Sage—it’s no wonder their accounting/ERP packages are among the very best!
So what exactly are we discussing now at eBridge Connections?
What its like to be a Canadian on American Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 24, 2016Lindsay Hampson
The coffee maker is bubbling in the office kitchen. A co-worker is having a coughing fit. The lights are flickering. I can actually hear the freezing rain hit my window. No phone calls. And, an empty inbox.
American Thanksgiving is an odd-duck-day for Canadians. Actually, the perfect way to put it is American Thanksgiving is… just… well, its just Thursday.
While we Canadian eBridgers wait for our friends to finish their turkey, we collectively wrote this blog for your enjoyment.
Having trouble connecting your accounting package to your eCommerce store or CRM after updating to MS Dynamics AX 7? Here's why clients using eBridge Connections aren't having problems.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016Lauren Macdonald
MS Dynamics AX 7 brought with it a multitude of changes and new features. Click here
for a full breakdown of the updates in areas such as cost management, inventory management, financial management, procurement and sourcing, etc.
While these changes might be great for your business and helpful for your accountant, they could pose a challenge for your integration provider who carefully coded a solution to connect your previous MS Dynamics AX accounting package with your eCommerce platform, CRM application, or EDI trading partners.
Real Questions From Real WooCommerce Merchants
Wednesday, November 23, 2016Lindsay Hampson
“With 18,270,562 downloads, WooCommerce powers over 39% of all online stores
.” Now that is one very impressive statistic via BuiltWith.
Us folks over here at eBridge are most certainly feeling this growth. Countless WooCommerce merchants reach out to us every day. And, that number has been on the rise over the past few months.
So, why Woo? And what questions do they often have for eBridge about order processing?
Owning Omnichannel: Insights from atmosol CEO Vishal Wadher
Monday, November 21, 2016Lauren Macdonald
As merchants lean into the mobile world, many are met with the challenge of creating an experience that not only aligns with their existing web presence, but complements it. Optimizing the balance between mobile, desktop and in-store channels is a vital step for savvy retailers, as an omnichannel existence is quickly becoming the benchmark by which consumers measure the digital value of their favorite brands, whether they realize it or not.
We’ve sat down with Vishal Wadher, CEO of atmosol, a company with 11 years of eCommerce experience, hyper-focused on the end-to-end processes & digital marketing strategies for eCommerce retail businesses. atmosol clients include Tupperware, Comedy Central, Red Bull and many more. Read on for Vishal’s take on how omnichannel can affect your customer experiences, and how to make sure your channels are aligning in the most productive ways.
How Integration Pays for Itself
Thursday, November 17, 2016Lindsay Hampson
Thinking you need to hire for data order entry? Why you should be thinking integration instead.
Partner Profile: Bold Commerce
Wednesday, November 16, 2016Lauren Macdonald
Helping tens of thousands of eCommerce stores increase their online sales every day, Bold Commerce
is Shopify’s largest Expert Development partner worldwide. And now? They’re also a brand new partner of eBridge Connections! Whether clients are looking to get started with setting up their first online store, transitioning to Shopify from a different platform, or looking for a complete custom design and development solution, Bold Commerce can help. We’re proud to partner with their team of over 100 Web Designers, Developers, Online Marketers, and dedicated Client Success Managers.
We recently hopped on a call with Kevin Wild, Bold’s Partner Manager, to get the 4-1-1 on this company and its efforts. Read on to learn more:
"What is Salesforce CRM and why should I connect it with my accounting/ERP system?"
Wednesday, November 16, 2016Lauren Macdonald
Find out what Salesforce is all about and learn why connecting it to your accounting/ERP system can help your business grow and flourish!
We've got the answers...
Anticipating high order volumes this Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Here's how to keep up:
Tuesday, November 15, 2016Lauren Macdonald
Hey e-retailers! By now you’ve probably stocked up on inventory in anticipation of high order volumes to come during Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. But are you stressing out thinking about all the manual data entry you’re going to be stuck doing as the orders come rolling in?
The Jibe: 3 Ways to Determine If You Should Replatform
Tuesday, November 8, 2016Lauren Macdonald
Our friends at The Jibe describe 3 ways merchants can determine if they should reconsider their eCommerce platform.
Read on to learn more:
Jasper Studios: Professional Business Systems To Power Micro-Moments
Monday, November 7, 2016Lauren Macdonald
Our friends at Jasper Studios just wrote a terrific article on micro-moments and how important they are for retailers. Don't know what a micro-moment is? Don't worry, neither did we!
Read on to find out...
Is manual data entry haunting your dreams this Halloween?
Thursday, October 27, 2016Lauren Macdonald
One of the best things about Halloween (aside from the candy, of course) is the thrill of being spooked. Haunted houses, horror movies, scary clowns roaming the neighbourhood… it’s all part of the fun.
But when it comes to your eCommerce business, having peace-of-mind and a sense of security is a lot better than having fear. Fear that you can’t keep up with the volume of orders you’re receiving. Fear that mistakes made from manual data entry will result in costly errors. Fear that your customers will be unhappy with the slow speed in which they receive their shipments… the list goes on.
Partner Profile: Pur-Logic Solutions
Wednesday, October 19, 2016Lauren Macdonald
eBridge Connections is proud to welcome Pur-Logic Solutions to our Channel Partner family!
Pur-Logic Solutions is a provider of comprehensive software solutions that strive to meet their customers’ individual requirements and needs. Their experienced team develops solutions that create technological and business value.
Interested in learning more about Pur-Logic Solutions? Here’s the inside scoop:
Hear from eBridge customers
Wednesday, October 19, 2016Lindsay Hampson
Last week we reached out to our 600+ customers and asked for open-ended feedback. "How is eBridge doing?" 4 hours after we hit "send" on our email, we had a mound of great ideas, opportunities to explore, and a handful of really lovely comments. It's our pleasure to work with such smart merchants and entrepreneurs. And it's our pleasure to share some of this feedback with you now.