A Year At Volusion: Looking Back and Moving Forward
Interested in what Volusion has been up to? Check out our yearly review, and see what exciting things we have in store for the upcoming year.
2022 In Review
Here’s a brief look at some company highlights from the past year:
Recognized by Built In Austin: Volusion started the year strong by being recognized as one of the best midsize companies to work for in the Austin area. Thank you to our awesome employees who make our company what it is!
Began Payments Infrastructure Overhaul: Continuing an initiative from 2021, Volusion began transitioning its payment stack onto a leading payments orchestration platform to further secure payment processing and free up developer time.
Launched New Site Designer Tool: After years of research, building, and testing, Volusion proudly released Site Designer—a new, intuitive site building feature built using VOLT’s Element technology to improve site performance.
Held Holiday Marketing Giveaway: To give back to our amazing merchants, Volusion held a giveaway of two marketing service packages—SEO and Social Media—from Studio, our in-house design and marketing agency.
Recognized by Top Workplaces: Volusion continued the momentum from earlier in the year by again being recognized as one of the top places to work in the Greater Austin Area. Congratulations to our employees, and go team!
Launched Volusion Payments Powered by Stripe: Volusion finished out the year with the preliminary release of our new integrated payment processing solution, now powered by the payments leaders at Stripe.
As 2022 comes to a close, we eagerly anticipate all of the exciting advancements on the horizon for 2023 and beyond. Here are a few of the highlights we can talk about (so far):
Expansion of Volusion Payments Powered by Stripe
After an exciting partnership kickoff at the end of this year, our engineers are hard at work growing our new integrated payments feature to meet all of your payments needs. Some planned additions coming soon to this feature include:
Buy Now, Pay Later options via Affirm, Klarna, and Afterpay
Wallet Payments via Apple Pay and Google Pay
Payments via Stripe’s Link payment method
Improvements to Premium Checkout
Our team continues to prioritize adding new functionality to our Premium Checkout feature in an effort to build it into the gold standard of checkout solutions. Here are a few of the updates we have in the pipeline to look forward to:
Style customizations for better branding alignment
Support for third-party scripts using Google Tag Manager
Additional shopper experience improvements and legacy feature support
Enhancement of Email Marketing Tools
Marketing to your customers via email through the Volusion platform is about to get simpler and more effective! Our developers are planning a variety of changes that will improve the overall email experience, beginning with:
Editable transactional email subject lines
Email template editing via admin dashboard instead of FTP
Personalizing emails using enhanced dynamic variables
There's much more to come this year and beyond. On behalf of all of us at Volusion, thank you for growing with us!