Integrated marketing agency Straight North expands e-commerce development services by joining Varien’s Magento Solution Partner Program

/ OAK BROOK, ILL. – Straight North, a leading interactive marketing agency with services in Web design and e-commerce site development, announces its recent partnership with Varien through the Magento Enterprise Partner Program.

As an Enterprise Partner, Straight North is recognized as a Magento Certified Developer, expanding its e-commerce capabilities to include full Magento Web development and support for its clients. Straight North’s commitment to Magento solutions, including open source capabilities and flexible theme-based structures for e-commerce websites, allows the Chicago marketing agency to play a major role in Magento’s growth while providing clients with effective online business opportunities.

“Straight North’s relationship with Varien allows our team to implement valuable e-commerce strategies for our clients through the life cycle of each project, offering solutions and opportunities available only to Enterprise Partners,” said Bill Thomas, Director of E-commerce at Straight North. “Combined with Straight North’s comprehensive Internet marketing services, from search engine optimization tactics to effective pay-per-click campaigns, our clients can enjoy continued growth and increased sales through a strong online presence.”

Magento e-commerce development features include front-end capabilities such as complete custom themes, seasonal themes and landing pages. Back-end features include custom Magento module development, Content Distribution Network (CDN) integration, and wide system integration using SOAP, REST, API and XML. This wide range of custom features allows the Straight North team to execute effective e-commerce development and marketing strategies targeted toward any audience.

“Straight North’s success, as a Magento Enterprise Partner, is because we lead with a strong Internet business strategy. Our team of professionals work closely with the client, ensuring that the e-commerce development, SEO, PPC, Web and graphic design: all of it follows a clear strategy,” said Thomas. “Clients can rely on Straight North for the front- and back-end management that comes along with e-commerce business, in addition to continued support, expertise and updates regarding Magento services.”

ABOUT STRAIGHT NORTH: Straight North ( is a Chicago-based interactive marketing agency that provides creative, strategic and technology solutions focused on increasing our clients’ revenue and advancing their brand. Straight North’s services include Web development, search engine marketing, interactive and social media strategies, branding and communication, graphic design, market research, strategy development and consulting.

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