Over the years BuildRX has become deeply emerged in the eCommerce space. As we have started doing more and more eCommerce work, we’ve run into many potential clients that ask us to explain the differences between our preferred eCommerce platforms: Shopify, Spree and Magento.

All three of these platforms are very different from one another. There are many benefits to using each depending on the size, budget, complexities and level of technical competence of the business in question. We’ve put together a quick guide to explain some of the most critical.

Magento:

Pros:


Client relationship management takes a lot of time and effort, but when executed effectively it can help you create strong bonds with your clients. Not only will your clients want to stick around long-term, they will give you word-of-mouth referrals, which is the most effective way we’ve found to get new business and a great way to build your reputation.

Nothing sells a new client like knowing another brand they trust had a great experience with your agency.

Here are five of our favorite strategies:

1. Don’t be shy, ask the big questions up front.

Most clients have an idea of what their resources look like from…


Recently, we posted “Running a Digital Development Agency Part 1: The Pros and Cons of Fixed-Price Projects” and were humbled by the amount of tweets, shares, reads, recommendations and general feedback that we received from the community. Several of you asked us to do a follow-up post on how we come up with accurate fixed-price quotes.

Here’s our ultimate conclusion:
It’s impossible to come up with 100% accurate fixed-price quotes.

BUT, don’t stop reading quite yet- just because it’s impossible to be 100% accurate doesn’t mean you can’t come darn close.

Here are a few tips we’ve come up with…


Over the past six years that our development agency has been in business we’ve taken many different approaches to close leads as quickly and efficiently as possible. None of the tactics we’ve tried have been quite as successful as scoping fixed-priced projects for clients.

Many agencies seem to shy away from this pricing strategy as it’s much riskier than billing clients an hourly rate but it can significantly assist with developing client confidence in your ability and can open doors to more projects and retainer-style work. …

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