eCommerce Redefined™
eCommerce Redefined™

eCommerce Website Development

FULL STACK ECOMMMERCE WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT FOR COMPLEX INTEGRATIONS

We Architect Eccentric Solutions Across All Major eCommerce Platforms

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FluidRank can develop your eCommerce website User Experince to convert clicks into customers. If you need something unique to make your life easier, let us know! We’ll start with your eCommerce development requirements and goals and turn them into an actionable scope of work. Ready to get the ball rolling? Simply contact us today to build a high converting online store

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eCommerce Development Company

Known For Building Unique Brand Experiences

Today, there are more tools available than ever to help you build and manage your eCommerce business. Platforms like Magento, BigCommerce, and Shopify make it possible for business owners with little digital marketing experience to get their storefront running.

But, to get the most out of your eCommerce business, you must work with an expert who can optimize your storefront, improve your digital marketing, and ultimately help you make more sales.

FluidRank is an eCommerce development company specializing in helping business owners take their eCommerce platforms to the next level. Whether you already have your online store built-out and you need help optimizing it, or whether you’re at step one and want us to handle the entire process for you – you’ve come to the right place.

At FluidRank, we love helping eCommerce businesses break-through and create massive growth. Keep reading to learn more about the “big three” platforms that we recommend – and let us know when you’re ready for help taking your eCommerce business to the next level!

High-Quality ECommerce Website Development

We’ve developed successful eCommerce websites across several industries, including:

Fashion and Designer Clothing

Outdoor / Sporting Goods and Supplies

Electronics, Gaming, Computer Accessories and Equipment

HVAC, Construction, Industrial Equipment Manufacturers and Suppliers

Baking, Confectionery, Other Culinary Business

Home, Garden, Pool Supplies

Leverage Our Development Experience

From simple eCommerce web development projects like homepage popups that encourage account creation to robust integration with your CRM, our team of expert eCommerce web development experts can design and develop any custom functionality you need. We also have experience with a number of top platforms like Shopify Plus, BigCommerce, Magento, and WooCommerce custom eCommerce web development, along with many other website platforms.

A robust eCommerce website serves as the foundation of your online retail business, and FluidRank understands the importance of utilizing the latest technologies to maximize conversion rates & profitability. Our eCommerce web development solutions offer the best in standard features and functionality while remaining agile and completely customizable. Our team can develop fully custom eCommerce functionality, integrate with ERP systems, pull data from multiple sources, and tailor a solution that matches your brand and eCommerce goals. The combination of our eCommerce website design services, along with years of eCommerce experience, makes us the go-to choice for your project.

Comprehensive eCommerce Development Services

Custom eCommerce web development entails any work that needs to be done on the structure of your website and any internal pages. It ranges from simple work to ensure fast loading speed and correct product and image placement to creating operable interfaces for a high-quality user experience. eCommerce web development also consists of any work that can be done to impact the functionality of your website. This includes app development, responsive design and development, ADA compliance, API development, third-party app integration, and much more. Our eCommerce website development experts can craft and execute creative solutions to improve the interface, enhance website user experience, or ensure the proper functionality of all the components of your website and platform. With our holistic custom eCommerce website development solutions from FluidRank, together we can create an all-new functionality for your online store.

Specialized Support On These Partner Platforms

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BigCommerce Preferred Partner

You already have an aesthetically pleasing and functional BigCommerce store, showcasing all your products and services. However, traffic is only slowly trickling in and despite your best efforts, the competition is still outperforming you. This is an unfortunate reality for many online businesses. Luckily for you, you came to the right place. Fluidrank is a Preferred BigCommerce Partner because of our continued dedication to generating results for clients and helping them achieve their online goals. We employ a team of expert BigCommerce SEO specialists who will not only help you optimize for technical SEO, but also create the perfect BigCommerce SEO campaign that puts your website ahead of the competition and delivers increases in organic traffic, conversions, and revenue. Let our team of BigCommerce web designers optimize your website and design a custom keyword, content, and lead generation strategy that will bring unprecedented results for your business and brand.

Shopify+ Partner

Reaching the status of Certified Shopify + Partner is not something that happens overnight. You need proven technical expertise and a solid commitment to providing objective results for your partners using the Shopify platform. Fluidrank is a professional eCommerce marketing agency that possesses the technical expertise needed to build a meticulously designed and functional website and amazing Shopify SEO strategies that are backed by results. Our Shopify SEO experts constantly develop comprehensive keyword strategies and generate top-of-the-line content that organically attracts leads and backlinks for dozens of select partners around the world. We are proud to be one of the few Shopify + Partners in the nation and one of the best eCommerce digital marketing agencies and web designers for Shopify stores.

Other Platforms

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Our Technology Partners

Experts in eCommerce Website Development

Powering Your Online Store

Our website designers and front-end developers work together to deliver a site that not only looks good but performs great. Together we can create a custom eCommerce website designed and developed to be complete with a variety of web applications and third-party integrations to offer your users a better online shopping experience. From landing page development straight through to the shopping cart and checkout process, our developers will create a seamless funnel to boost engagement and conversion rates with custom web development services for your eCommerce site.

Navigation and Search Functionality

Easy navigation has a huge impact on user experience and can have a profound effect on conversions. Customers that come to your website need to be able to find the products they are searching for. For most online businesses, this means offering a logical, simple navigational hierarchy that offers elements of a click-through menu as well as search functionality.

Responsive Design

A responsive website can be accessed and used using any device. The use of mobile devices has continued to grow. Many customers access eCommerce websites using smartphones. Thus, when designing your website, ensure that it’s optimized for mobile devices, which is a feature of good user experience no matter what type of device one is using. You can use good tools, such as Episerver CMS, which automatically implements a responsive design. A good responsive design aims to ensure that the users of mobile devices have a good experience with your site, from navigation to payment and checkout.

Shopping Cart Design

Designing a shopping cart is often not given much consideration and input by many developers. A good design shopping cart should be able to allow the user to add more items, remove products, and revise the order as easily as possible. Also, a good cart has functional product images, product recommendations, a convenient search bar, order summary, ‘continue shopping’ option, and reviews.

Optimize Performance

Slow websites are a put-off for many customers. This is true for mobile users as they easily move to do something different if your site is slow. A fast website takes around three to four seconds to load a page. Therefore, ensure that your site is optimized in the following ways:

  • Put CSS and JavaScript resource files together to enhance their interaction with your site.
  • Compress your images for quality visuals and small sizes. This reduces the time taken to download.
  • Use caching to cut the amount of time used to send information from the database server to the webserver.
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BigCommerce Development

BigCommerce is a well-known ecommerce platform globally. Merchants choose to run their online store on this platform because it is user-friendly, the customer support is great, it is nicely customizable, and the pricing is reasonable as well.

BigCommerce is a secure platform that is also not only easy-to-use but it helps by relieving every step that occurs when building and running an online store. The platform powers many of the world’s most successful brands such as Old Spice, Skullcandy, Jeep People, Bliss, Clarks, Tyler’s, Di Bruno Bros. One of the greatest advantages of BigCommerce is that it provides one of the industry’s most versatile solutions to e-merchants. What are some further advantages of our BigCommerce Development?

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Magento Development

Magento is one of the most used eCommerce platforms in the world. Leading businesses across the globe such as Samsung, Canon, Lenovo, Nike, and many more are choosing Magento over other eCommerce platforms.The unique functionalities and amazing features offered by Magento are the driving factors behind its popularity.

If you’re starting an eCommerce website or want to enhance your existing site’s performance, the move to Magento is inevitable.

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Shopify Developer

Shopify is one of the most popular e-commerce platforms powering over a million stores across the world. Shopify development is highly preferred by startups and resource – limited companies to bring their business online.

Most companies prefer Shopify for ecommerce store development because of how simple it is to use. The platform powers over 300,000 online stores. Offline shops that want to develop ecommerce stores can explore Shopify and determine whether it’s right for them or not.

With Shopify, companies can have massive savings in building an online store. There is nearly no business that wants to invest a lot of time in writing code for an online store from scratch. Shopify ecommerce development provides rich features that make online selling easier.

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Platform & Data Migration

Migrating to an eCommerce website is a lot different from a regular site. There is a lot at stake because a dysfunctional eCommerce website will cripple your business. One sure sign of trouble is increasing client and employee turnover. Nobody wants to stay on a sinking ship.

Migrating to an eCommerce website is not something that you can do on the spur of the moment. It needs some serious consideration and preparation, usually months in advance. But it must be done if your business is to compete and survive.

Are you learning the limitations of your current eCommerce platform? Perhaps you’re working with a proprietary system whose constraints have fenced you in for too long, and you want to unleash your full potential? A platform and data migration can help you achieve that potential.

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eCommerce Design

Web design is critical when creating an ecommerce website. Good ecommerce web design is all about using the right colors, fonts, images, words and graphics to convince visitors to make a purchase. Your ecommerce website design should attract potential customers, provide great user experience and present your shop in the best light.

So, not only does your site have to look good and feel on-brand, but it also needs to drive your website visitors to take action and, you know… buy your products. But how, exactly, do you do that? How do you design the kind of ecommerce site that will have products flying off your virtual shelves?

More eCommerce transactions happen on mobile and tablet devices than on desktops. Our advanced responsive development allows you to plan for mobile-first.

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Mobile App Development

With the growing number of people accessing the Internet via smartphones and tablets, mobile app development has the unique ability to access a large number of potential consumers. According to the PewResearch Internet Project, an estimated 67 percent of U.S. smartphone owners use their smartphones to access the Internet on a daily basis. Recent studies also suggest that in 2022 app downloads will have grown to 258 billion and the subsequent mobile app revenues will have increased to $86.7 billion. The reason behind these exceptional numbers lies in the continued growth of smartphone and tablet sales.

Mobile apps allow you to take your customer relationship even further. We build easy to use apps that break down barriers between your store and its best customers.

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eCommerce ADA Compliance

We’ve seen eCommerce businesses around the country hit with lawsuits for failure to meet ADA compliance guidelines. We can help with eCommerce ADA compliance.
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API Development & Integration

An API connection is an essential part of your store that you hope you never need to think about it. We build relationships that work flawlessly in the background, so you don’t have to worry about your data.

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Advanced Development

If you think you’re out of options, that the customization you want just can’t be done, you owe it to your business to give us a call. Our eCommerce developers built this tool, and they can shape it in almost any way they need to.

eCommerce Web Development FAQs

eCommerce web development is the process of creating a website that is optimized for user experience and provides a user interface that is convenient, easy to use, and adds value to that experience. Think of design as the collection of visual elements and development as the behind the scenes work that makes everything work together seamlessly.

Without eCommerce website development, your site may look beautiful but not work cohesively. Development ensures that the elements of your website design display where they should and when they should. It ensures that your business-critical apps function properly and effectively, and it ensures that your overall user experience is enjoyable and seamless.

It’s hard to point to one single element as the most important aspect of eCommerce web development, as they all work together. Additionally, since all eCommerce websites are different, one website may have a more pressing need for responsive development than another. It’s a case by case basis, but some of the most important elements of development across the board are app development and integration, responsive development for mobile shoppers along with development of site navigation, payment gateways, and checkout processes.

Having a general knowledge and understanding as to what website developed work you need done is important. Whether that’s inventory management or secure payment gateways, custom search functionality, or enhancing customer accounts, our experts can help you with all your eCommerce site development needs. We’ll work with you to carry out the essential end goal: improve your website’s overall functionality to provide a better shopping experience for your customers.

Every eCommerce platform provides business owners with its own suite of functionality. Coding might vary depending on the platform being used, but the biggest influence that your platform will have is determining what features will require custom eCommerce development. Our development team has helped businesses from all major eCommerce platforms, such as Shopify and BigCommerce, develop custom features for their websites.

Our team can assist you with a full-scale website migration as needed, and the option is always available to you. With FluidRank, your eCommerce store is never tied down to one specific platform, although many features of your site may be platform-specific based on your level of custom development and the apps you are using. Get in touch with us for more details.

FluidRank offers a host of eCommerce web development services that will result in an efficient and effective online store for your business. Among our many web development services are response development, platform and data migrations services and support, app development, API development and integration, and more. For advanced development projects, we created our own tool,FluidRank, which gives us and our clients additional functionality to overcome any of the restraints which their current platform presents. FluidRank enables us to provide custom solutions to our clients that are outside of their current platform’s capabilities.

Yes, FluidRank offers not only app and API integration services but app development services as well. We’ve even created custom apps for clients in the past who needed a solution to work around the constraints of the platform they were using. If you have a vision for your online business and its processes but need the help of experts to make it a reality, contact our team to learn more about how our app development services can benefit your business.

It can be difficult to quantify such a question, as every development project will be unique in its scope. Some projects will take longer than others, but FluidRank prides itself on the consistency and thoroughness of the work we do for our clients. To get a more specific answer on a development project you would like to see scoped and completed for your business, contact our team.

At FluidRank, we take a personal approach to business with our clients. Whether you partner with us for a development project or a digital marketing campaign, our team will be accessible to you from the beginning of the project through the end, and through any extended support. All of our clients all have access to our CRM system where they can track the progress of the project and communicate with their dedicated project manager along the way.

Yes, FluidRank offers digital support services once projects are completed and delivered. Typically, we offer 30 days of free support after the completion or delivery of a project, but some projects receive 15, 30, 45, or even 60 days of support. This will vary on the nature and complexity of the project, but our support services are always available and, once a project has been completed, your project workspace within our CRM will always be available for you to easily reach out. We even offer support services for businesses that don’t need any full design or development work, but instead just need some eCommerce support.

FluidRank Agency does everything with SEO in mind, including design and development. Design and development projects can have a big impact on SEO, but as experts who dedicate a large portion of resources to the execution of successful SEO campaigns, we know the best practices to implement and follow during design and development to prevent adverse effects to your SEO.

You do not need to be local to work with FluidRank for your eCommerce web development project. We have worked with clients from all over the world and across a wide variety of industries by assisting in developing effective and responsive eCommerce websites for their businesses. We are an eCommerce development company that is here to help all eCommerce businesses with their web development needs.

If you already have custom-built features on your website, our team can work around them or even help you improve them. We’ve helped clients with advanced product building features migrate those applications and help them match custom design features for an overall better website and shopping experience.

Depending on the nature of your development project, you can expect an appropriate amount of downtime. We take stringent measures during every project to ensure minimal interruption to key services, and all measures are taken to properly inform your visitors of what to expect and how to get in touch with you while the site is under maintenance.

Mobile responsiveness is an important part of both user experience and SEO, so our team takes important steps to ensure that all of our eCommerce development projects are optimized for mobile viewing and functionality. You can be sure that your website is outfitted with the latest design conventions that both your users and search engines are looking for.

Everything we do for our clients here at FluidRank belongs to them. Every asset that we generate for use on your website is yours, so you can be sure that developing your eCommerce website with us is a long term investment that will stay with you no matter the circumstances or what you want to do with your store down the road.

Advanced search is a custom development option that many of our customers request. Businesses with very specific products need to give customers the ability to filter based on several factors. This need usually exceeds the search functions that most platforms offer. We can help you make whatever specialized search features you need and help you implement them on your site

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Euphoria’s Most Stylish Characters and How to Get Their Looks

One of TV’s biggest breakout shows in 2019 was none other than HBO’s Euphoria. The incredibly popular series, which credits Drake as an executive producer, centers around a group of high school students as they navigate the world of addiction, love, and trauma in the digital age.

Aside from a stellar performance by the show’s lead, Zendaya, as well as breakout stars Hunter Schafer and Jacob Elordi, Euphoria’s fashion has also been creating a lot of buzz. Heidi Bivens, the show’s costume designer, nailed each character’s personal style in a way that had the internet losing its collective minds well after the season finale in August. From comfy androgyny to anime-inspired ensembles, here are some of Euphoria’s most fashion-forward characters and how you can infuse their looks into your own style.

Maddy Perez

Maddy Perez, portrayed perfectly by Alexa Demie, rocks some of Euphoria’s most iconic looks. Maddy is best known for her love of matching two-piece sets, a look we saw a lot of this season. From her casual everyday looks to the fabulous purple ensemble she wore to meet Nate’s parents, there’s no denying that Maddy knows how to pull off a two-piece set like no other. If you want to recreate Maddy’s look, you’re in luck- matching sets are super easy to throw on and are perfect for those mornings when you don’t have time to put together an entire outfit. Just be sure your outfit is school or work-appropriate – Maddy’s midriff-bearing getups might not fly with your boss or teacher!

Kat Hernandez

No one had a bigger style transformation this season than Kat Hernandez. The former girl-next-door archetype starts off shy initially but starts coming into her own as the season progresses, and that can be seen in her bold fashion choices. Kat’s style can best be described as a unique combination of goth and glam. She’s been known to love a bold lip, leather detailing, and cool sunglasses. To get Kat’s look, be prepared to get a little dark, as that’s the basis of her style. For a more wearable, everyday look, stick to one standout piece, like a leather skirt, and tone it down with a pair of chunky sneakers and a comfy hoodie.

Jules Vaughn

Some of the best looks we saw this season came from none other than Jules Vaughn, the resident new girl in town. Jules starts the season off with a bang, sporting styles that look like they’re straight out of an anime. Jules’s style can be described as ultra-girly, with tons of pink and glitter incorporated into most of her outfits. To recreate Jules’s style, look for things like tennis skirts, crop tops, and chunky boots. Jules is also known for her bold makeup looks, so try eyeliner in a fun pop of color or glitter highlighter to spice up a boring outfit.

Rue Bennett

Last but not least is Rue Bennett, Euphoria’s main protagonist. Rue’s style is the most casual of the group, as she spends the majority of the season in hoodies and Converse hightops. Rue’s look is both tomboy-ish and functional, perfect for going to school or riding her bike to Jules’s house. To get Rue’s look, check out boho style clothing stores and look for laidback pieces in comfortable fabrics. The most important part of recreating Rue’s style is making sure you can move in it, so don’t settle for stiff fabrics or weird cuts.

There’s no denying that the girls on Euphoria have great style, and the show does a great job of representing different characters that each viewer can relate to in some way.

Whether you’re looking for boho style clothing stores to recreate Rue’s outfits or you consider yourself more of a Maddy, Boho Pink has all of the styles you need to look fashion-forward from cute dresses to trendy pants. Check them out online at BohoPink.com for the latest styles and trends.

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Gabriel and Company Earrings

Following in their father’s footsteps, Jack and Dominick Gabriel founded Gabriel and Co. in 1989 and have been designing classic and timeless jewelry ever since. With a passion for creating beautiful designs adorned by women all over the world, Gabriel and Co. has been voted the #1 jewelry brand for 3 consecutive years in 2016, 2017, and 2018. Each of their designs is individually handcrafted with attention to detail to ensure quality and precision. Love My Swag carries Gabriel and Company earrings, necklaces, rings, and bangles. Shop our selection of fine jewelry from Gabriel and Company to add elegant and time-honored pieces to your collection.

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Why Your Business Needs An Interior Plant Service

Plants are a perfect way to add a touch of life to your workspace. Not only does the addition of plants make your space look better, but they also will help employees focus and assist in cleaning the air in your office. While the benefits of adding plants are clear, the issue of choosing which plants will survive in your office and staying on top of their care can be too much for many employers. Instead of forgoing the addition of plants entirely, and missing out on their benefits, hiring an interior plant service is a perfect way to get the benefits of a planted space without the hassle of maintaining both an office and a greenhouse.

Interior plant services are businesses that specialize in installing and maintaining planted spaces. Here at Plantscapes USA, we help both home and business owners in the Philadelphia area design and install the gorgeous planted spaces they need. We offer free consultations for potential clients who are interested in our services.

Adding plants to an indoor space takes careful consideration. Different interior plants will require different levels of sunlight, and our experts can help you find which plants will thrive in your space. Popular plants that often thrive indoors include:

  • Pothos – A resilient vining plant that loves water but can handle dry periods extremely well. They come in several varieties and cuttings will root easily in water
  • Philodendron – A range of gorgeous plants that enjoy bright indirect light. With varieties including vining plants and gorgeous ornamental species with broad leaves
  • Dracaena – African plants that grow a sturdy woody bamboo-like stem with long leaves packed in tight groupings, almost resembling corn leaves.
  • Zamioculcas – Resilient plants that grow pairs of gorgeous glossy leaves along the length of their stems
  • Snake Plants – Plants made up of long beautiful thick leaves that feature an almost reptilian mottled green pattern with bright yellow edges
  • Fiddleleaf Fig – A small tree tightly packed with large gorgeous
  • Spider Plant – A long leafed grassy plant that almost thrives on neglect, these tough plants will regularly produce free-hanging plantlets on specialized branches.
  • Ferns – There are hundreds of fern varieties, and many enjoy and thrive in indirect light
  • Peace Lily – An ornamental plant that features large dark leaves and will create lily-like flowers, though it is not a true lily
  • Money Plant – A tree native to South America that can grow 60 feet tall in its natural habitat, but grows to about 3 feet as a houseplant

This is just a small list of houseplants that can suit the light requirements of most indoor environments. We are familiar with these plants as well as dozens of others that will fit indoor spaces perfectly. Depending on the lighting, the cardinal direction of your windows, and the environment you wish to create, our interior plant service can help you find exactly which plants will bring your space to life.

Once you know what kind of plants will suit your needs, we can also help you pick the container styles you prefer. We carry a huge variety of ceramic planter options, wrought iron plant stands, as well as baskets and other plant holders. No matter what design aesthetic you would like to achieve, we are here to make that vision a reality.

Once your new green space is completed, we also offer maintenance services to keep your newly planted space lush and beautiful all year round. Our maintenance services include either 2 or 4 visits from one of our plant experts every month. During these visits, our team members will not only water and check on the health of your plants but they will also ensure their pots are looking beautiful. We will check your plants’ soil and replace/replenish the Spanish moss and woodchip casing layers of your pots. If any of your plants have begun to look sickly or dead, we will also replace them free of charge.

If you are ready to add a splash of green to your home or office, but you aren’t sure you want to commit to the upkeep, its time to consider an interior plant service. Adding plants is an amazing way to breathe a little life into your space and make it more inviting for visitors. For businesses that host client visits or deal directly with customers onsite, this simple addition can make a world of difference in how visitors perceive you and your brand.

If you are based in the Philadelphia area and are interested in these services for your home or business, reach out to us here at Plantscapes USA. We are happy to offer our potential clients a free plant consultation and break down what goes into our services. For more information, give us a call at (404) 446-2632 or send us an email at [email protected]

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Understanding the Ocean Plastic Crisis

When most people hear about the ocean plastic crisis, they think about hot button topics like the great pacific garbage patch which has received a great deal of publicity over the last decade. Here at Company, we want the public to understand that the true nature of this pollution crisis is not just found in the distant center of our oceans; it reaches every shore across the globe. Everyday plastic is continually dumped into the ocean where it is free to circulate. In the roughly 70 years since widespread plastic production began, the exponential rate of production and low rate of recycling have led to millions of pounds of plastic entering our oceans every year.

Plastic itself was heralded as a miracle material around the dawn of the 20th century. By harnessing natural and synthetic polymers, flexible plastic materials began to become widespread in the 1950s. Because of its low cost, waterproof properties, and ease of manufacturing, this new material quickly found its way into countless products. Now, almost 70 years since mass production began, we are dealing with the realities of widespread plastic use.

One of the reasons plastics were so highly valued was their sturdiness. Plastics did not shatter like glass or rot like wood. Instead, they remained flexible and resilient. While these properties make plastics an amazing commercial material, they have also made plastics a nightmare to get rid of. Since widespread production began, due to a lack of data, no one knows exactly how much plastic has become waste. Estimates on the topic vary from 1 billion to over 5 billion tons of total plastic waste in the world with a large portion of that waste ending up in waterways and, ultimately, the ocean.

Humans have historically used waterways to dispose of waste since organized societies first emerged. The basic concept is simple, throw your waste into moving water and it is carried away never to be seen again. While this practice had minimal impact when simply being used to remove sewage and food byproducts, the industrial revolution began the process of dumping hazardous and toxic waste into waterways. As long as the waste was carried away, it ceased to exist in the eyes of polluters and this process has remained in place for nearly 200 years.

Flash forward to the modern day and we see that this long established practice is finally catching up to us. Plastics will not simply go away when we dump them in the sea. The ocean’s cooling effect and saline environment actually help prevent the rapid decomposition of plastics’ high mass polymer structure. When you add the fact that plastics tend to be buoyant, the result is thousands of pounds of dumped plastic following currents until they eventually wash up elsewhere.

Company was founded as a direct result of this ocean plastic crisis. While on a trip to Bali, our founders Alex and Andrew discovered beaches, which should have been gorgeous tropical oases, instead covered in piles of plastic waste. They watched as more and more waste built up on the shores with every break of the waves while local fishermen battled through the deluge just to reach open water. Horrified by the sheer magnitude of this seemingly unending tide of plastic, Alex and Andrew decided to create a business focused on removing plastic from our most valuable natural resource.

Company is dedicated to funding plastic cleanup efforts across the world. We are able to fund this work by selling our bracelets. Instead of relying solely on donations, we developed a system where every bracelet we sell helps to fund the removal of at least one pound of plastic waste during one of our clean up projects. This approach both helps us maintain funding for our clean up projects and promotes awareness for this important cause.

Using a lifestyle brand to fund our cleanup may seem unconventional, but it allows us to use our profits as we see fit in ways that would not be possible for a non profit. In order to maintain transparency, we verify our clean up results and how our funds are allocated with the Better Business Bureau. Over 98% of our profits go towards our clean up efforts and we want our customers to be absolutely certain that every bracelet purchase goes directly towards plastic clean up.

We make all of our bracelets from recycled materials. The bracelets are made with a combination of post consumer plastic waste and about 5% ocean plastic and glass. While we promise to remove one pound of plastic for every bracelet sold, our current numbers actually far exceed this promise. Our bracelets not only contribute directly to funding our clean up efforts, but they also help spread awareness about the Company mission.

We take the profit from these sales and use it to manage facilities and hire clean up crews and ships to remove plastic 7 days a week. We currently are operating out of Florida, Bali, Haiti, and Texas after only two years in operation. As we continue to grow, we look forward to spreading the Company cleanup efforts to new locations around the globe. We are also investing in new technologies that we hope will help prevent plastic from reaching the Ocean and make removal easier.

Our mission is not only to remove plastic from our oceans. We aim to raise awareness of what pollution is doing and work to stop the flow of plastic into our waterways. Since we were kids, we’ve been told to cut the plastic six-pack rings from our cans to avoid wildlife getting caught in them. This kind of advice is aimed at risk management. It assumes the plastic will end up in nature and aims to mitigate the damage it will cause. While these risk management measures are extremely important for wildlife, we have to start focusing on strategies that do not just manage risk, but address the causes.

Removing plastic from shorelines and waterways is itself a form of risk management aimed at avoiding the spread of plastic into the ocean’s food chain. The reality of the ocean plastic crisis goes far beyond the waste we see washing up on shores. Plastics degrade slowly and are waterproof, which are two properties that make them both a valuable commercial material and an environmental hazard. Without human intervention, it could take a plastic bottle nearly five centuries to degrade. Sadly for our ocean’s wildlife, decomposition is not the same as erosion. The plastic debris we see littering shorelines and floating in the surf are just the tip of the iceberg.

While plastics may not rapidly degrade, they can easily erode. Between the constant movement of the seas and being dashed against sandy shores, large plastics can be worn down into countless tiny pieces of plastic over the span of only a few years. These microplastic granules may be nearly impossible to see, but they can have a huge environmental impact.

As microplastics circulate, they are consumed by invertebrates and small fish. While this is obviously troubling, the true danger lies in an effect known as biomagnification. Many plastic compounds are persistent, meaning they will be stored in the body because they cannot be broken down. If small plankton consume tiny quantities of micro plastic, they will probably be able to survive, but the persistent plastic chemicals will remain in their bodies.

When small fish consume those plankton in large quantities, they end up with a larger amount of persistent plastic chemicals in their bodies. This magnification increases up the food chain until larger marine predators like whales, dolphins, and seals end up containing dangerous levels of plastic chemicals. As these affects continue to amplify, the ability for humans to consume seafood safely will also be in jeopardy.

While some plastic pollution begins in the form of microplastics, a majority of microplastics in our oceans are created from the erosion of large plastic waste. Removing this waste and keeping it out of our oceans is one of the best ways to slow the exponential expansion of the ocean plastic crisis. The task of removing microplastics from our ocean is literally like trying to remove a needle from a 100-mile high haystack covering the entire USA. This is why it is so crucial that we collect large plastic waste from the ocean before they are eroded to the point that we can no longer hope to remove them. With millions of tons of plastic entering our oceans every year, cleaning it all up is a huge job.

Obviously combatting the ocean plastic crisis is not a task that our team at Company can achieve alone. Global crises require global solutions and we are proud to partner and donate to other organizations who share our core mission. We also conduct ocean cleanup operations around the globe where teams of local volunteers remove plastic from their shorelines. These local operations contribute to our mission but, because they are not funded by bracelet sales, we do not include the results of these operations in our total cleanup numbers. The counter on our website only reflects the achievements of the teams we fund so customers can get a clear idea of how much plastic we have removed as a result of their purchases, not the kindness of strangers. In reality, our efforts have removed far more plastic than these metrics suggest.

In addition to our clean up efforts, we are also proud to support the efforts of other organizations dedicated to helping the oceans. We donate to several non-profits and we recently partnered with 1% for the Planet in order to ensure that at least 1% of all of our profits go directly to funding various environmental efforts around the world. These actions help extend the good we can do with our bracelet sales without needing to pour expenses into creating and staffing new home bases across the globe. While we can’t be everywhere, we want our reach to extend as far as possible.

We are also happy to support environmental groups that are dedicated to making sure that plastic is properly recycled before it can end up in our oceans. Globally less than 10% of plastics are recycled and the remaining 90% of global plastic products end up split between landfills and waterways. Finding new ways to recycle these products and new methods for producing biodegradable plastic is a crucial step to making our use of plastic sustainable.

While we are extremely grateful for everyone willing to fund our mission or come out and volunteer, we know that not everyone can buy a bracelet or reach a cleanup site. Just because you aren’t working directly with Company doesn’t mean you can’t be part of our mission. There are so many simple things every person can do to help protect our ocean. Whether you make the choice to avoid single-use plastic or you just make sure your plastic waste ends up in the recycling bin instead of the garbage, we salute you for making these small life choices.

It takes billions of grains of sand to create a beach and it will take billions of people making small but important choices to keep them clean. The ocean is truly our greatest natural resource and now is the time to stand up as a global community to protect it. Whether you want to support our cause directly by buying a bracelet and becoming a volunteer or you just want to learn more about the ocean plastic crisis and the steps everyone can do to help, visit our website for more information. We know that if everyone who cares about the ocean contributed to cleaning them, we will be able to continue down this road to recovery and ensure that our marine environments continue to thrive for millennia.

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Use the Best Dry Rub for Ribs and See the Results

There are many different food items we think of when we think barbecue, but one of the toughest to do the right way is barbecued ribs. There is nothing like perfectly cooked pork ribs that are seasoned perfectly and served with the right sides and a tangy and sweet barbecue sauce on the side for added flavor. You can’t beat it.

Making ribs the right way starts with the preparation and ends with the right cooking process. It can take a few times of practice, but with time you can become a rib expert and make delicious ribs with ease. Today, we will help you get on the right track to making delicious ribs, from having the best dry rub for ribs to the perfect cooking process.

The flavor you get with your ribs begins when you choose the dry rub you will use for seasoning. With Casa M Spice Co, there are several different options you could choose that can increase the heat, focus on sweetness, even help you season based on the type of meat. You could choose the season-all formula called Chain Reaction and get a perfect balance of heat, sweetness and spice that creates a great flavor. But the best dry rub for ribs is choosing a rub that is designed specifically for the type of meat that you are preparing.

Consider Cattle Drive or Whole Hog for the best results when preparing ribs. Cattle Drive is a spice blend created specifically for beef, which can be great if you find beef ribs. Whole Hog is a rub designed for pork and pork ribs. Choosing a spice blend that was made to specifically complement the natural flavors for meats like beef or pork can make a huge difference in the results you get. When the spices work together with the meat and blend to become one, you get a delicious flavor that you won’t soon forget.

A common choice for people who want to prepare ribs is to choose baby back ribs because of the natural flavor they have and the way they can just fall right off the bone when they are perfectly prepared. It makes for a fun and enjoyable dining experience.

So how do you prepare your baby back ribs to be just like you would get at a traditional barbecue joint or smokehouse? Let’s go through the steps.

Start by preheating your grill to a high heat and put some light oil onto the grate. You want to have your dry rub ready in a shaker. With Casa M Spice Co, the best dry rub for ribs comes in a stainless steel shaker that you can use anywhere in the kitchen or right by the grill.

Each rack of ribs will have a membrane on the back. Trim this with a small knife and from each rib to make them ready to place on the grill. Just before you do, sprinkle the ribs with the best dry rub for ribs. For the best grilling, you want to place the ribs on a higher rank, placing foil on the lower rack to catch any of the drippings that may come off of the meat or to prevent a flare up from providing too much heat to the meat.

When the ribs have been placed on the grill, set to a low heat and close the lid and let sit for one hour uninterrupted. After an hour, lift the lid, brush barbecue sauce over the ribs and let sit for another five minutes. After this, you can remove the ribs from the grill and begin to prepare to serve. You can either serve with the whole rack still completely connected or you can cut between each bone to make individual ribs.

Now sit back and enjoy the delicious flavor of your ribs, prepared with the best dry rub for ribs. With Casa M Spice Co, it’s easy to get the best flavors for your barbecued meats. You can order an individual seasoning for your favorite type of meat or get a gift pack and have several different options at the ready for when you need them. All of the spice blends come in a stainless steel shaker that will make it easy to add spices to anything and everything.

At Casa M Spice Co, we are about putting the flavor first. This is because we know what great flavor and great food do for a barbecue. It makes everyone have a better time. That’s what our mission is, to help families and friends gather around delicious food and create memories.

So get the best flavors you will find for all of your barbecued meats and start making memories over your meals with the help of Casa M Spice Co.