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Disclosing Your Budget: Good Practice or Bad Habit?

When the budget is disclosed upfront, the right questions can be asked, and expectations identified, the scope of work begins to take shape, allowing us to specifically identify functionality, performance and the necessary development to make it all happen.

How We Work: CI/CD Methodology for Development

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!

By |2021-04-23T10:33:10-04:00October 14th, 2020|BigCommerce, Custom Development|0 Comments

Migrations Made Easier

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.

By |2021-04-23T10:35:51-04:00October 10th, 2020|BigCommerce, Brand Labs, Custom Development|0 Comments

Headwinds or Opportunities: Volusion Customers Look Ahead

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.

By |2020-08-23T17:01:43-04:00August 19th, 2020|Business news, Ecommerce News, Volusion|0 Comments

Methodological vs. Methodical. It Makes a Difference

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!

By |2020-06-24T15:51:28-04:00June 23rd, 2020|Brand Labs, Design, Design / UX, Ecommerce Tips|0 Comments

The Brand Question: To Evolve Or Not To Evolve

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...

By |2020-05-22T13:35:40-04:00May 20th, 2020|Design, eCommerce Marketing & Strategy|0 Comments

How to Cope with a Google Core Update

“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.

By |2020-05-14T14:04:36-04:00May 13th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Where should online stores begin: UX, design or development?

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? 

By |2020-04-27T21:49:48-04:00April 24th, 2020|Design / UX|0 Comments