Bucketfeet acquired

Partner Company Bucketfeet Acquired by Threadless

Long standing FarShore partner, Bucketfeet, has recently been acquired by Threadless. As two Chicago retail companies, they have shared a similar mission to highlight creators through collaboration with emerging artists. Since Bucketfeet’s launch in 2011 they have built a community of over 45,000 artists and have sold nearly a million pairs of customized shoes, promoting a union between utility and art. Tangible design is more than prints you can wear, it means reaching out towards every corner of the globe…

Is My Online Store Idea Good? Answer These 10 Questions And Find Out!

Imagine a teacher who expects her classroom to operate smoothly and her students to learn all of the objectives needed to move onto the next grade but has no plan or strategy on how to accomplish these things. Crazy, right? Success comes with planning and strategizing, not by chance. This is especially true in business. If you want your business to get started on the right foot then creating a plan and implementing a strategy are two essential first steps…
start your ecommerce business

Are You Ready to Start and Run Your Own E-commerce Business?

Your product is perfect.  It is sure to be leading the marketplace in no time.  People are going to wonder how they ever lived without it.  You’re ready to start selling it...right?  Surprisingly, it’s not just about the product to have a successful business.  Everything behind the scenes has to be perfect as well.  Before you can have your grand opening, there are several areas of your business you have to innovatively and critically think about.  We have worked with…
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What is the difference between a sketch, wireframe, mockup, and prototype?

Prior to the development work that brings your application idea to launch, all of the above terms represent a step that is beneficial or completely necessary in getting off the ground. When kicking off with design and development, these words are not interchangeable, though the differences can be hard to spot if you’re hearing them for the first time. A sketch, wireframe, mockup, and prototype are all unique ways to visually display the requirements of your application with varying levels…
mobile or native

Mobile App Or Responsive Website in 2017

One of the most underlying questions that every internet entrepreneur should be asking is whether to make the website mobile responsive or start from the scratch and build a native app.  The answer to this question is by no means simple, but there are guidelines that can lead you in the right direction. In order to come up with the best solution for your business and customers, you should tailor it based on the factors detailed in this post. Responsive…
Competition analysis

How to Analyze Website Competition – Best Tools In 2017

Let's say that you acquired a fresh new website, with new designs, blog, shop and everything else that comes along. However, your competitor's outdated website with Times New Roman and stock imagery attracts more traffic. How could you possibly know how your website matches up against others in terms of click action on the market? We will walk through our recommended set of tools that can help you figure this out. There are many SEO parameters that you may be…