SOURCE: CommerceGuys

Commerce Guys E-Commerce for Drupal

February 14, 2011 10:43 ET

Commerce Guys Offers Drupal Commerce Training at DrupalCon Chicago 2011

Create Build-to-Suit e-Commerce Sites With the Only Native Drupal 7 e-Commerce Solution

PARIS and SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - February 14, 2011) - Commerce Guys, global e-commerce software and internet marketing experts and the leading force behind Drupal Commerce, announces an upcoming training session at DrupalCon Chicago on how online merchants can achieve higher revenues via Drupal Commerce software. Drupal Commerce is the only e-commerce module developed from scratch to take full advantage of the capabilities of Drupal 7. It engages online visitors and converts them to customers, driving higher revenues for online merchants.

"Social Commerce is the new face of e-commerce," says Ryan Szrama, VP of community development at Commerce Guys. "Our Drupal powered e-Commerce training equips companies to use the best platform for integrating their website with social networks and cutting edge social applications."

"Drupal 7 delivers a robust social commerce experience and exceptional content management that meets online sellers' latest challenges," according to Frédéric Plais, CEO of Commerce Guys. "Drupal Commerce is a community software initiative led by Commerce Guys which will allow online merchants to fully utilize the power of Drupal 7 with an incredibly flexible e-commerce framework to build better stores." 

March 7th Full Day Of Training: Drupal Powered E-Commerce
Join the Drupal e-commerce professionals in Chicago for an entire day of hands-on training covering everything you need to start selling on Drupal 7. The training, Drupal Powered E-Commerce, will be held on Monday, March 7, 2011 as part of the pre-conference training day.

Ryan Szrama will teach and demonstrate how to configure Drupal Commerce through lessons and practice exercises. Attendees get access to a development sandbox, will build an online store, and will learn to build robust, easy-to-administer e-commerce sites.

Sign-up now on the Chicago DrupalCon web site before this exclusive event sells out: http://chicago2011.drupal.org/training/drupal-powered-e-commerce.

March 10th DrupalCon Chicago Session: Setting Up Shop On Drupal 7
Ryan will also present a regular DrupalCon session on March 10th at 1:00 pm, Drupal Commerce: Setting up Shop on Drupal 7. Drupal 7's new features provide the tools and flexibility for any type of e-commerce site. Hear about all of the core commerce systems and the big picture of how it all works together. A demonstration will show installation, configuration, store administration, and the customer experience.

Attend the session to learn the answers to the following questions:

  • How does Drupal 7 make doing e-commerce even better?
  • What steps get me started selling with Drupal Commerce?
  • What tools help me more rapidly build and deploy my e-commerce website?

About Commerce Guys LLC
Commerce Guys LLC is the leading force behind Drupal Commerce and offers consulting and training to support the firm's services for building large e-commerce websites. Commerce Guys is an innovator in leveraging an open-source business model built upon e-commerce. The community-developed software initiative, Drupal Commerce, is currently available for pre-release testing that parallels development of Drupal version 7, released last month.

Drupal Commerce provides the business functionality that online merchants need to face a new generation of online competition. Drupal is the leading open-source content management system (CMS) for community engagement, semantic Web, localization, and innovative technology.

Commerce Guys is developing a partner program for e-commerce solutions built with Drupal. The firm was founded by a team of software engineering experts from both sides of the Atlantic. Find Commerce Guys in San Francisco (415 692 5250), Jackson, MI (888-827-7142), Paris (+33 1 40 09 3000), or online at CommerceGuys.com.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    MediaFirst PR (http://mediafirst.net)
    Becky Boyd:
    becky [at] mediafirst [dot] net
    Jim Caruso:
    jim [at] mediafirst [dot] net
    +1 770.642.2080 x 214