Why We Love Magento (And You Should, Too!)

There are a lot of eCommerce platforms out there. Many times customers will ask us to bid out other carts, but we are monogamous with Magento. Today we are going to tell you why Magento is the best eCommerce solution. 

Magento is by far the best of breed open source eCommerce platform on the market. Not only does the platform […]

By |April 16th, 2014|0 Comments|

How to announce a new site launch

You launched your site. Now what? Orange Collar Media brings you how to announce a new site launch.
Many of our clients ask us the best way to introduce their new site to their customers, so we gathered some of the tactics that have worked best for them. The launch of a new site is a great time to reconnect […]

By |March 13th, 2014|0 Comments|

Creating Custom Products

More and more these days we have clients calling us wanting the ability for customers to make custom t-shirts, cards, art, socks, and jewelry. Custom products are where its at these days. Magento is a great platform for creating custom products. There are a few different options when looking into custom product builders.

First, there is Adobe Scene 7. If […]

By |February 24th, 2014|0 Comments|

Orange Collar Media’s Secret Weapons

As part of an open source family we wanted to share some of our favorite open source online tools for developers, designers and merchants. No matter what stage you are in when developing or running your Magento site, you are always looking to enhance your brand’s look and feel. Here are some of our favorite sites that we use […]

By |January 29th, 2014|0 Comments|

Magento FAQ & Training

Launching your new website is an exciting time. After months of work and planning your new site is finally coming together. You have spent  a couple weeks QA-ing and sending your site to your closest friends and colleagues for feedback. You have found a stable dedicated server and you tell Orange Collar Media to hit the “go” button. Well, […]

By |January 21st, 2014|0 Comments|

Launch Alert! Hips and Curves on Magento Enterprise

Just a few months ago Orange Collar Media engaged with a great company called Hips and Curves. They were in a hurry to get a new site up in time for the holidays. Their old platform could not handle complex product sets and would run slow when concurrent visitors were shopping. After months of research Hips and Curves designed […]

By |November 14th, 2013|Comments Off|

Magento vs. Shopify

Magneto vs. Shopify

Shopify is one of the most common platforms we see our clients migrating from.  One of the first things they ask when talking to us is “whats the difference between Magento and Shopify?”  I read a lot of articles about Shopify, but the best way to learn about something is to experience it. So I started a […]

By |November 1st, 2013|Comments Off|

10 Things we learned about Moving an Office

Last week Orange Collar Media moved about 20 blocks north to the hip and cool rino district in Denver, CO. We love our new office but moving 20 some people in 3 days proved to show more challenges than expected.

Things are great now! We are in our new spot and about 90% moved in, pictures to come. Today I […]

By |October 1st, 2013|Comments Off|

What’s a Magento Gold Partner

Some clients call us wondering what the big deal is about being a Magento Gold partner. Orange Collar Media has been a Magento Gold Partner since late 2009. The ecosystem around Magento has changed a lot since then, and so has the Gold partner program.

Today, Magento Gold Partners are watched diligently by the Magento customer care group.  They have […]

By |August 19th, 2013|Comments Off|

10 Essentials for your Magento eCommerce site

Are you doing all you can to make your Magento eCommerce site successful? For life after launch there some vital measures you must take to drive traffic and increase conversions.

By |June 10th, 2013|Comments Off|