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How to Prepare and Format eCommerce Product Images

Upendo Ventures: How to Prepare and Format eCommerce Product Images

How your products look online is super-important. The first thing that most eCommerce merchants do is establish a style — what kind of background you use, how much exposure, are the products by themselves, or display in context as "lifestyle" images. All that is important for the consistency of your brand and the look of your website theme. Those are the more subjective aspects of product photography.

The Most Common Mistake in E-Commerce

Upendo Ventures: Biggest Mistake on Any E-Commerce Website

We're nearing a year now that we've all been in various stages of unrest and lockdown in our respective states and cities.  With us all being separated, places closed, and looking at our homes and belongings, it's no wonder that e-commerce has grown at such leaps and bounds through 2020.  There was one glaring mistake that I kept running into, though, regardless of the size of the vendor.  

Hotcakes Commerce 03.03.00 Release Marks a Major Milestone

New Hotcakes Commerce Release

If you've been watching the journey of Hotcakes Commerce over the years at all, you know that it has a very interesting past.  It began as a different platform altogether. It became a wildly successful commercial e-commerce solution that consistently was in the top 3 products in the DNN Store.  It then became an open-source e-commerce platform, making it freely available to the world.  This is the solution you're reading about and know about today.  

Hotcakes Commerce 03.02.02 is Here!

New Hotcakes Commerce Release

Our team has been working hard at delivering the next great release of Hotcakes Commerce.  We primarily focused on some updates that both our support clients and the community really wanted.  We’re very happy to announce that version 03.02.02 is ready for you and it brings with it some very popular updates.