Category: Online shop & ecommerce

Bulletin: Loading Problems in the Back Office – Causes and Solutions

Certain versions of ePages shop software have been experiencing problems while a shop’s website is being loaded. This results in "white pages", or pages which display no content. This issue occurs primarily in a shop’s back office and is limited to certain versions of the Firefox browser. Shop storefronts are affected less frequently. Continue reading the ePages blog to learn what causes this issue to occur and which solutions facilitate smooth sailing for shops.


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Create and E-Mail PDF Documents

From Version 6.10.0, you have more options for designing order documents such as invoices, bills of sale and credit notes. They can then be e-mailed automatically to your customers as PDFs. The ePages blog will show you how it’s done.


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The Search Function – Keeping Track of Your Shop

Inconspicuous yet important: the “Advanced search” function is often overlooked by shop operators. That’s a shame, because it significantly simplifies the managing of orders and customers; it also facilitates marketing measures for individual customers. Continue reading the ePages blog to learn where it is "hiding" and what it can make possible.


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ePages shop “PG Bikes” in the news – Orlando Bloom owns Blacktrail

In the ePages blog, we have already introduced the bike manufacturer PG-BIKES, who runs a successful ePages shop. Since late last year, the shop is proud to have a famous fan: When Orlando Bloom stood in front of the camera for the remake of "The Three Musketeers" in Babelsberg, Germany in October 2010, he tested two electric bicycles from PG-Bikes on the set. At that time, director Manuel Ostner followed an invitation of Bloom to come to the set with the exclusive models.

Now Orlando Bloom was also spotted in California with the electric bike, as reported by the biggest german news portal Spiegel Online. Well done, PG-Bikes.

Event: ePages at the Parallels Summit 2011 in Orlando

Cloud computing and cloud services are the hot topics of the international hosting scene that meets once a year at the Parallels Summit. The industry-leading conference for service providers, web hoster, service providers, value-added resellers (VARs) and web designer offers its exhibitors an inside view into a wide range of cloud services. Read more

The ePages community – the forum for the ePages online merchants

Do you have an online shop? Do you use the ePages shopping cart system? Then register yourself at the ePages Community. You will find expert contacts for all questions concerning e-commerce as well as the ePages shopping cart system. Discuss with other online merchants and profit from their experiences. For example: Which marketing activities do have a measurable impact on the revenue? Which ones just cost for nothing. Mingle with the ePages developers and take effect on the development of the software: Which additional features do you like to see in your shop? Where do you see potential for improvement in your daily work? We are looking forward to your input. Read more

ePages & Microsoft Dynamics NAV (“Navision”) – An interview about the new nex4biz interface

Many medium-sized companies use Microsoft Dynamics NAV ("Navision") as the enterprise resource planning system of their choice. With the e-commerce add-on nex4biz from Vanilla-X, this can now be tied to ePages and operated in your own online shop. On the ePages blog, Mark Böhm, CEO of Vanilla-X answers questions about the integration and possible use scenarios. Read more

Reminder: Cyber Monday is coming on 29th of November!

Here’s a little reminder for you: Are you aware, that Cyber Monday is only 12 days away? This is your almost last chance to prepare special offers to your customers and promote them with Adwords campaigns and newsletters. With ePages you don’t have to worry about the infrastructure of your shop being prepared for the top selling e-commerce day of the year. Butow about your storage? Do you have enough of this year’s top sellers in stock? How about packaging materials? And last but not least: What’s with assistance for getting the goods on the road? Keep in mind: Cyber Monday will also come to your shop…

ePages presents new products at the Parallels EMEA Partner Forum 2010

We are very excited about the upcoming Parallels EMEA Partner Forum being held throughout October. Not only wil ePages present new products specifically designed for smaller hosting providers and agencies but our Vice President Sales Sören von Varchmin will also give a presentation on “The world’s fastest e-commerce offer for small hosters: Offer Cloud services by ePages and Parallels without integration hassle.” Read more

3 x Shop Special – Oktoberfest

Celebrate on the largest folk festival in the world: the Oktoberfest. If you can´t make it in the remaining week to Munich, maybe our three sample stores help you to come to a genuine Bavarian party. Because today it´s all about the big party at the Theresienwiese in our Oktoberfest issue of 3 x shop. Read more

ePages shop owner community – first screenshots and betatest

The best exchange of information is still best provided by those who share similar experiences. For this reason we are working flat out on the ePages shop owner community, a place for online merchants with and without the ePages shoping cart. Find out in the ePages blog how to participate in the upcoming closed beta and give us your feedback on the appearance and features to help us shape the community to your needs.

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100 Days to Christmas

Christmas is coming early this year. Only 100 days left until the celebration of Jesus’ birth and to bright shining children eyes. For all ePages merchants out there this means that they should get ready to be prepared for the most successful business period of the year. For that the ePages blog will feature a series of posts all around the Christmas business and the right preparations. Stay tuned for more.