Page Load Time: How optimize your site and increase revenue

Since 2010, page load time has been added as one of the ranking factors utilized by Google rankings. While some say it’s not a particularly strong ranking signal in itself, it’s a metric that has a massive knock-on effect on other important metrics, including sales and revenue. There are many different studies suggesting that page …

Increase Your Ecommerce Profitability with Subscriptions

Ecommerce merchants recently discovered the subscription business model and, since then, it has exploded in popularity among a diverse range of stores. From the razors of Dollar Shave Club to Japanese Candy, Dutch Waffles and even a guitar delivery service, creative entrepreneurs are applying this model with growing ingenuity. Not surprisingly, many of our customers at Compass are …

Compass Customer Success Story: Rip van Wafels

Case Study: Rip van Wafels powered by Compass: How Compass helped RvW go from a University dorm room to Starbucks Nationwide Rip van Wafels makes snack waffles and sells them both online and in stores all around the country. The two founders, Rip and Marco started selling waffles from their dorm room at University and, …

Compass Ecommerce Benchmarks for 2016

The global e-commerce industry is growing at a rapid speed. In 2015 more than 10 Million E-Commerce stores made more than $1.8 Trillion in revenue. For 2016 we’re expecting the overall revenue of the sector to grow by 15%. Against many expectations, much of this growth is driven by niche online stores that are popping …