At Brand Labs we utilize a CI/CD method to development, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment. This fast and effective process allows us to move quickly on releases and bug fixes so we can keep the consumer happy and the conversions coming! The result? Quicker code reviews and issue resolution through fault isolations which means better code, design, development and a better ROI for our clients!
Consistent with our belief in being masters where it counts, and that continuous, consistent success comes from the well-being of its people, Brand Labs starts with being self-aware at the top.
Website migrations present a host of challenges and potential issues, any of which could cause a crisis of cascading problems in the future. Sometimes migrations are as simple as moving from an unsecured environment (HTTP) to a secured one (HTTPS). Sometimes migrations are extremely complex transitions from one ecommerce platform to another.
With the recent news that ecommerce platform provider Volusion filed for Chapter 11 after it was breached, and more than 239,000 credit card records absconded and subsequently sold on the dark web for more than $1.6 million, it leaves many to wonder if the estimated 180,000 businesses relying on the solution might feel they’re at a crossroad.
As you might be inclined to think given our name, a lot of groundbreaking stuff comes from behind the doors of the Brand Labs. OK, so it’s less a lab and more a space conducive to solving all things development and eCommerce, but we assure you it’s no less science-y!
Ever come across an old picture of yourself? What were you wearing? How about that hair? And your reaction? Exactly. We’ve all been there and we’ve all had the same reaction: Wow. I was awesome! (We’re actually laughing because we only wish that’s how it went. It usually ended with something like, “Please don’t post this anywhere”). Honestly, the analogy alone is enough to answer the question of why it’s important to evolve your brand...
One of the most frequently requested BigCommerce features we get as an agency is our unique “Box Builder” functionality. A custom add-on engineered by Brand Labs to unravel and make sense of customers’ complex product variants and business rules giving the ultimate in cart configurations.
“Bzzt. Bzzzt. BZZZT!” The alerts started coming in around 4 am last Tuesday, just after colleagues in Europe woke to see the early effects of Google’s announcement the afternoon before of a new core update that was to be amalgamated into some part (or parts) of Google’s organic algorithms. They require attention, especially when so many businesses are struggling to connect with customers.
Though it’s really first, we put it last, as we like to say, because when you unravel the UX, successful websites follow. But if each one is unique, tells its own story and a work of art connecting with the end user on a personalized level, just exactly where should you begin with an online store?
Like the discovery process in the legal world, discovery in the website world works in exactly the same way and seeks to avoid or eliminate one thing: surprises! The more information that can be “discovered” from a strategic and functionality perspective for a website, the better the outcome.