Next week BNG Design will be headed to San Francisco, CA for the 2014 WooCommerce Conference. Take a look at some of the things we will learn and what they could do for your business.

What is WooCommerce and why should I care?

WooCommerce is a free e-Commerce plugin for WordPress. WooCommerce allows for an easy integration into your WordPress website and gives you the ability to have an online shopping cart, and again, we just want to stress…. it’s a FREE plugin! WooCommerce gives the WordPress developer the ability to add all the abilities of an online shopping cart, to a otherwise, standard WordPress website, including payments, shipping, inventory, reporting, marketing and tax configurations. WooCommerce also allows for many extensions into it’s already vast abilities. These include extensions from PayPal, UPS, FedEx, Amazon and much more.

In 2008, 3 WordPress enthusiasts decided to come together to create an open source e-Commerce solution for WordPress. Take a look at this infographic for more information on the beginnings of WooThemes, creators of WooCommerce.

So what does all this mean for you?
This means that not only can BNG Design build you a strong and profitable website using our most common Content Management System (CMS) WordPress, but we also have the ability to create you an online store using the WooCommerce plugin. This gives us all the capabilites to create a store that is not only apart of the website you’ve already created, but also have it function with precision and beauty.

Because WooCommerce is a plugin for WordPress, you will also have the ability to manage and update your online store. This gives you unlimited ability to sell everything you could every dream, online, with little to no help from a web developer!

What is the big deal about BNG going to the WooCommerce Conference?

BNG is attending the first ever WooCommerce Conference in San Francisco, CA on November 3rd & 4th, 2014 so that we can pick up some great information and knowledge on how to not only create a great looking store, but how to make it the most profitable store for your specific needs. We have a number of clients already using our WooCommerce solution for e-Commerce, but we don’t just want to be good at it… we want to be the best! And how do you become the best at something? Well simple, you learn for the experts in the field, and then apply it to your own scenario.

Follow our journey and get our feedback

We want to keep you up to date on all the things we are learning and seeing during the WooCommerce Conference, so we are taking to social media to keep you updated. Join us on Facebook or Twitter and keep up to date with everything we experience.

Not only do we want to keep you up to date on all that is WooCommerce while we are at the conference, but we want to give you our own, individual feedback once the whole thing is over. So keep a look out later next week and we will have another blog post with experiences from your three favorite BNG Designers Ryan, Kim and Stacey.

Written by: Kimberly Pigeon
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