29 August 2017Back to Blog
Replatform to BigCommerce in 3 Months
Choosing the right eCommerce platform for your business can be tough, and often, as businesses grow, so does their need for a new, more flexible platform. More businesses than ever are choosing to migrate to BigCommerce, down to it being loaded with features, completely customisable and a great choice, regardless of the size of your business.
As BigCommerce Preferred and Certified Partners, 5874 are experts at migrating clients over to BigCommerce from all major platforms, including: Magento, Demandware, WooCommerce or Shopify. We are able to work alongside you to ensure a successful replatforming process.
There are several things to consider when deciding to replatform to BigCommerce.
- Design – With an API that allows you to code in the language of your choice, migrating to BigCommerce means that you can create a whole new look and feel for your site. Think about any design elements or unique features you might want to add to your new site. This is your chance to rebuild your brand if you want or need to.
- Migrate the data – Then comes data migration – sometimes there is an off-the-shelf solution, sometimes custom.
- Migrate the SEO – A common worry when it comes to replatforming is that you might lose all your SEO work and therefore affect your search engine rankings. It’s actually possible to migrate the SEO by following the guidelines we have written about, here.
- Marketing – Time to think ahead with your marketing strategy and set up with Facebook Pixel, retargeting and affiliates.