$200 Ecommerce Bandwidth Reduction Package

We love helping people reduce their ecommerce store bandwidth overage fees. So much so, that we're rolling out an ecommerce bandwidth fee reduction service starting at only $200. If you're like most store owners, you pay well over $200 each and every month on bandwidth overage fees. Let us tackle the problem for you so you can start saving money permanently. We will do the following: * Identify high-bandwidth static content * Create an Amazon S3 or Cloudfront account * Offload … [Read more...]

Bandwidth Evaluation – 3D Cart vs Volusion

Most e-commerce platform reviews are awful - they're based on subjective criteria like customer service and ease of use. I've been wanting to do some comparisons and reviews on e-commerce platforms for a while now, but I didn't know where to start - until I got these stats on a large e-commerce store transitioned from Volusion to 3D Cart just over a month ago. Writing is exhausting enough already, and I do a lot of it every day. When I consider the possibility of my reviews getting pretty … [Read more...]

Become a Bandwidth Master with Your Own Subdomain CDN

Back when my company was paying out three times our monthly plan allowance in bandwidth overage fees to Volusion, I wrote a guide to offloading content to Amazon's Cloudfront CDN. While this method has saved e-commerce store owners a ton of money, there is still more to be done to cut costs and give your site a truly professional touch. Let's break free and make our very own subdomain CDN! Note about HTTPS Before we start, you should know that CloudFront doesn't support CNAMEs with HTTPS. More … [Read more...]

E-commerce Bandwidth Fees Too High? Store Data in the Cloud.

Some e-commerce hosts offer very little bandwidth transfer per month for their customers. In the same way that wireless phone companies used to depend on overages for steady revenue (I would know, I because I worked in wireless back when no one had a phone), Volusion, for example, now depends on massive customer overages as a steady and reliable stream of revenue. Now, I can't disclose the monthly bill for my company's site, but I can say that it's well over five times the base price point … [Read more...]