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Creating Long-Term Relationships (Even in a Crisis)

Creating Long-Term Relationships (Even in a Crisis)

In a Covid-19 world, online shopping is on the rise. In Rewind’s Elevating Your Ecommerce Business During the Global Pandemic, it was reported that between March and April 2020 alone, ecommerce sales rose to an average of 65%. As well, transaction volumes were up 74%...

5 Tasks Ecommerce Teams Should Automate

5 Tasks Ecommerce Teams Should Automate

It’s a harsh reality. Ecommerce businesses are typically run by small teams. People are wearing two, three, maybe even five hats. And they can tell you there’s not enough time in the day, to cross everything off an infinite “to-do” list. f However hiring more people...

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How to set up 2FA for Rewind

How to set up 2FA for Rewind

Rewind has been keeping your data safe against online threats. Now, with Two-Factor Authentication (2FA), you are able to further secure your account for your peace of mind. Rewind supports 2FA via a third-party authenticator application, such as 1Password. This guide...

Optimizing Your Rails Webpacker Compilation

Optimizing Your Rails Webpacker Compilation

Do you ever find yourself starting up your Rails app, walking away to make a coffee, and coming back only to find it still compiling assets? If so - you’re not alone. A growing issue for today’s Rails developers is the increasingly frustrating asset compilation times...

Curated AWS SSM Scripts

Curated AWS SSM Scripts

We’ve written in a previous article about Rewind’s use of AWS SSM Session Manager and associated IAM policies to allow shell and SSH tunnel access to AWS resources.  We also open sourced a small tool we created to make use of SSM easier called aws-connect. But what if...

Driving Brand Awareness & Sales with Sustainability

Driving Brand Awareness & Sales with Sustainability

In a survey conducted by Numerator, it was revealed that almost three in 10 Canadians are shopping for goods online that they would normally buy in-store. Nielsen reported that 81% of consumers believe companies should make more of an investment into environmentally...

How to Optimize Product Pages During a Pandemic

How to Optimize Product Pages During a Pandemic

It’s no surprise that ecommerce sales are booming. With the ease, convenience, and safety of shopping online versus going to a traditional brick and mortar store, ecommerce transactions have soared in the COVID-19 world. Elevating Your Ecommerce Business During the...

Grow International Sales with a “Multi” Approach

Grow International Sales with a “Multi” Approach

Grow International Sales with a “Muti” Approach Traditional retail stores are slowly opening back up, yet the people flocking to online shopping, has only sped up. And the demand for certain products is off the charts. The guide Elevating Your Ecommerce Business...

Creating Long-Term Relationships (Even in a Crisis)

Creating Long-Term Relationships (Even in a Crisis)

In a Covid-19 world, online shopping is on the rise. In Rewind’s Elevating Your Ecommerce Business During the Global Pandemic, it was reported that between March and April 2020 alone, ecommerce sales rose to an average of 65%. As well, transaction volumes were up 74%...

Dependency Graphs in Ruby

Dependency Graphs in Ruby

Or, Making a Sandwich Using Sidekiq When something goes wrong with your data, Rewind Backups is there to help you restore it back to the way it was. The process for doing this is actually a little more complicated than one might imagine: every platform Rewind...

5 Tasks Ecommerce Teams Should Automate

5 Tasks Ecommerce Teams Should Automate

It’s a harsh reality. Ecommerce businesses are typically run by small teams. People are wearing two, three, maybe even five hats. And they can tell you there’s not enough time in the day, to cross everything off an infinite “to-do” list. f However hiring more people...

Unlock your Data Backup with Analytics from PayHelm

Unlock your Data Backup with Analytics from PayHelm

Ecommerce owners understand the value of inventory. There is an old saying in retail, “You can’t sell what you don’t have”. This means empty shelves can lead to an empty cash register. But how does this translate to ecommerce? For an online store, people can’t buy...

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