Magento Extensions – The 13 Best Magento Plugins to Increase Sales

You’ve got the core functionality in place on your Magento store. Now you need to enhance your site to increase sales and optimize your customer experience. That’s where Magento extensions help. But there are thousands of Magento extensions to choose from in the Magento Marketplace. You can easily spend too much time figuring out what’s […]

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4 Things Retailers Should Learn from Pokemon Go

If you noticed far more people engrossed in their smart phones while walking through neighborhoods or strip malls this weekend, it wasn’t just your imagination – it was Pokemon Go, the new augmented reality game that uses location-based technology to allow users to catch, train and battle with Pokemon as they walk through their real-world […]

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The Path to Selling Includes Sharing

Your online retail site is about more than just the products you sell. It’s also a valuable resource for your users. It should be engaging, offering unique photos, videos, articles and features that shoppers won’t get anywhere else. This content is a powerful tool that you can use to boost your brand and elevate your […]

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When #LoveWins, Smart Merchandisers Win

The U.S. Supreme Court opened a new opportunity for merchandising on Friday, June 26. Whether or not you agree with the 5-4 decision making same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states, it’s undeniable that it’s a prime marketing opportunity for retailers. Earlier this week, Multichannel Merchant published more than 20 examples of “How E-commerce Responded […]

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Five Site Features that “Speed Shoppers” Love

50+ years ago, futurists predicted that advances in technology would provide a life of ease. Instead, we use today’s technology to do more, faster – even with shopping. As an increasing number of online shoppers want to find, buy and get on with life as quickly as possible, here are five must-have features for e-commerce […]

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Say It with Video – 1 Billion Are Watching (and Buying)

With 1 billion people using YouTube today, video is the most powerful means of spreading information to the world’s 7 billion people. And since more than 6 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube, that’s almost one hour for every person on this planet! As a content marketer in the e-commerce space, […]

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Time for a Change! SLI Reveals Its New Brand

At SLI Systems, we’re proud of our 13-year history of providing high-quality learning-based site search, and our status as the leading SaaS-based site search provider to the Internet Retailer Top 1,000. We’re also proud of our culture of ongoing innovation, which has led us to expand our solutions to include learning-based navigation, recommendations, user-generated SEO, […]

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SLI Systems’ CEO Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

There is one more celeb Silicon Valley hasn’t seen take the #ALSIceBucketChallenge yet: our very own CEO Shaun Ryan! After Kim K finally responded to her fans to take the challenge this week, Shaun knew he couldn’t let his team down. Thanks again to Nextopia for nominating SLI Systems for this great cause, which raises […]

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From Blog to Buy: Content That Converts

It’s no secret here at SLI that we are arming online retailers with the e-commerce tools they need in the battle against Amazon – and creative content is proving to be a valuable weapon of choice. Many savvy e-commerce retailers use content (videos, blogs, social posts, etc.) to draw shoppers and turn browsers into buyers. […]

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Going Global: It’s About More than Translation

Taking your online business into new international markets presents a huge opportunity. Global e-commerce sales have already passed the trillion dollar mark and growth in overseas markets like Asia-Pacific and South America have already surpassed growth in North America. But expanding your online borders comes with a fair number of challenges. Translating your site into […]

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