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Zero to $1,000,000 in 6 Months on Magento 2

By | eCommerce Success, Magento, Web Development | No Comments

Since mid-2016 we have been engaged with a really fun project. We modernized an old eCommerce site and migrated to Magento 2. We did our homework and it showed. The site was launched about 6 months ago and this site just closed a cool $1,000,000 in sales!

Truth is the launch of the site wasn’t without any hiccups but we made it happen. In this post I’ll share what we learned, what we did well, and what still remains to be done.

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Magento on Amazon Linux EC2: Automated Script (January 2017)

By | Magento Code Snippets, Website Speed

Through the past 12 months, all of our Magento deployments go on AWS EC2. Their infrastructure, prices, and their ability to auto scale properly make it very attractive for companies to host on AWS. We’ll eventually share our terraform scripts for deploying Magento 1 or Magento 2 on AWS, however today we’ll share the automated script we use to setup Amazon Linux with the right packages in order to run Magento successfully.

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