All In One Website Migration Service
What is Migration Service and Why You Should Even Care?
In term of online business, migration service is a conversion process from one online platform to another, including CMS (Content Management System) transfer, domain switches, and site migration.
Do I need to change my platform? CMS migration does not mean to delete your site and destroy your brand. On the contrary, it’s taking your brand to the next level by making it easier for site owner to manage and visitors to navigate.
Let’s take a look on WordPress and OpenCart. Which one to pick?
- If you are just warming up, selling less than 50 slow-moving items per month, then go for WordPress. It has tons of ecommerce platform to help your project
- If you are a medium seller with hundreds of items and need to restock often, OpenCart is one of the most complete and easy-to-navigate solution that supports frontend and backend features for online store.
Although tens of thousands new sites are created per day, many people still use ready-made web stores as their digital shops. Why? Because it can be customized and most basic features are all set, such as different styles of templates, drag-and-drop site builder, and payment gateway integration.
Now, the problem starts to flow when suddenly these services stop working. For eBay sellers, this nightmare will come true in the next six months. Recently, eBay has announced a shocking news to shut down ProStores and Magento Go on February 1, 2015. While online retailers still have time to sell their products this holiday, no one can guarantee the quality of their service during closing time. It is advisable to transfer your online store to other platforms, such as WordPress or OpenCart than losing all your money.
After your site runs for a while and people start to know about your brand, there will be time when you want to transfer your business to the next level with better management, thus eventually with a new look of your website. Moz.com, one of the well known SEO service is a perfect example for this. They change their domain from SEOMoz.com into Moz.com mainly because they want to expand their business to help people do a better marketing, instead of just a small scope of SEO. Changing domain names is a big decision and requires a great deal of planning and time, mostly within 6 months up to one year.
Choosing the right hosting company could be tricky. If you are lucky, you’ll get a decent one on your first shot, but if you are not, then you need to move your entire “furniture” to new house and people tend to freak out when this happen. Site migration is perfectly normal and will not cause an issue if handles correctly. Most people that switch to other hosting company usually looking for a higher uptime and a better customer support than the old company. They GOOD NEWS is We have them all covered!