Znode 9.0.4 Release Searchendising
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Znode Releases Best-in-Class Search Functionality

Over 90% of online buyers are more likely to use site search versus browsing and on-site navigation.

Although a few factors could contribute to this stat – including customers in the late stages of the buying process performing the site-searches leading to purchases – advanced search functionality is the key to improving customer experience, and increasing conversions and revenue.

Here enters Znode’s newest upgrade: searchandising. This advanced search feature allows the user to optimize the customer experience by creating search rules for customer personas, products, and keywords. Breaking it down further, with the new upgrade users now can:

  • Create search algorithms to personalize site-search
  • Curate search results based on keywords and customer profiles
  • Override the general search and create an optimal site search experience
  • Adjust facets based on each product
  • Create and automate dynamic landing pages based upon search
  • Localize searches with both B2B and B2C users
  • Integrate customer attributes into CMS and CRM
  • Add unlimited attributes 
  • Automatically index results on a continuous-basis
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What does this mean? By using advanced site-search functionality, users can essentially customize the results customers see after performing a site-search. This leads customers to the right product faster, creating a better customer experience. It also happens to generate an increase in shopping cart items, conversions, and revenue.

Interested in learning more? Schedule a meeting to talk about Znode’s latest features.

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Speed to Market: When Time Matters

Multifront® provides the fastest, large-scale ecommerce platform implementation capability of any ecommerce shopping cart software on the market. Znode users can design, build, and roll out literally hundreds of customized eCommerce websites in as little as 90-120 days. Other solutions can take up to 18 months to implement, allowing you to move faster than your competition.

The Multifront eCommerce platform also boosts efficiency by enabling marketers and ecommerce professionals to rapidly create and launch new  stores, campaigns, products, promotions, and more without the need for IT resources.

Launch Campaigns Faster

The ability to quickly create micro-stores gives marketers the ability to launch new products and promotional campaigns faster than ever before. The Multifront dashboard makes this possible because of the ability to share attributes and objects across different stores.

Once the master catalog is setup, you can select exactly what should be shared between stores including merchandize, shipping options, promotions, tax rules, customer accounts, and more.

Multifront’s unique flexible ASP.NET architecture enables IT teams to build and deploy highly customized eCommerce websites faster than ever before. Your development team can build a highly effective ecommerce solution without worrying about constraints often associated with other ecommerce software.

Studies show that a typical eCommerce implementation with Multifront is faster by 65% or more compared to other leading platforms.

Role-Based System

The Multifront ecommerce platform allows marketers to delegate specific operational controls to users in other departments or external service providers, helping to speed operations. The simplified dashboard uses a role-based system, which allows you to control access rights for each user. For example, an SEO agency would only be allowed to see and change SEO settings.

The dashboard has been specifically designed for non-technical users hence reducing training requirements. Using the Multifront dashboard, marketers can also launch promotional campaigns based on customer segmentation, seasonal demands, channels, and more. Campaigns can be launched on a very short notice giving marketers a competitive advantage.

Sometimes businesses have requirements for special promotions or shipping rules that may not be easily handled by your core eCommerce platform. Usually such promotions require significant development efforts and the system to be taken down for deployment.

Multifront solves this problem using an innovative capability called Hot Swap Rules Engine. Using this approach, IT teams can quickly add complex business rules within hours and deploy them to your eCommerce website with no downtime. Your marketing team can then utilize those business rules to create promotional campaigns.

What else can you do with Znode? Contact us to learn more!

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eCommerce Speed vs Revenue Calculator

There have been a lot of articles recently about the effects of your eCommerce shop speed vs potential revenue loss. In fact, we even posted one earlier this year.

But when you are reading those numbers, it can be hard to directly relate it to your business. That is why here at Znode, we have created a Website Speed vs Revenue calculator to show you how much your site’s speed could be costing you.

Here is a recap of the statistics:

  • Nearly half of web users expect a site to load in 2 seconds or less
  • 79% of shoppers who experience website trouble say they won’t return to the website and purchase again, and 44% of those people said they would tell a friend about their poor experience
  • A 1-second delay in page response can result in a 7% reduction in conversions

The example we’re sure many of you has seen is if an eCommerce site is making $100,000 per day, a 1-second page delay could potentially cost them $2.5 million in lost sales every year.

So how does that relate to you?  We’ve created this calculator so that you can plug in your estimated annual sales and your site’s load time to determine your potential revenue loss based on the 7% figure.


Need help determining your site’s load time? Here are a few tools:

Google PageSpeed Insites – https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/

Pingdom Website Speed Test – https://tools.pingdom.com/

GTMetrix – https://gtmetrix.com/

If your site’s load time is costing you money, speak with a Znode representative today to find out how our eCommerce platform was built for speed (among other things).

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Why Znode Multifront 9.0 eCommerce Platform?

Znode provides a leading .NET eCommerce platform, Multifront, which enables companies to fully customize and personalize the online shopping experience.

The highly scalable and flexible solution features rapid speed to market, full access to the source code, enterprise system integrations, and is adaptable to the unique requirements of B2B, B2C, and B2B2C eCommerce.

There’s More…

Znode Multifront 9.0 not only contains a comprehensive and robust feature set out of the box but truly differentiates in the ability to extend functionality, provide the capability for multi-tenants, customize to unique requirements, and get to market quickly.

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See us in action

To learn more, call 888-755-5541 to schedule a product demonstration and see the latest version for yourself.