Web scraping: what it is, and why it doesn't work
Web scraping is one of the most inefficient technologies in e-commerce today. We explain what it is, why it's broken, and how to fix it.
Investor Spotlight: AVG Basecamp
Violet talks with investor Matt Scott of AVG Basecamp about changing consumer expectations, legacy infrastructure, and what he looks for in early-stage founders
Shop Talk Takeaways 2022
A quick low-down on Shop Talk 2022, written by Violet's own Brandon Schulz
What is SOC 2? (and why you should do it)
The ins and outs of our SOC 2 Type 2 report: what it is, why we did it, and our top takeaways for other SaaS companies looking to start
Investor Spotlight: Sugar Capital
Violet sits down with Brian Sugar of Sugar Capital to talk about the technologies and investment strategies that are advancing e-commerce
The Experience-Driven Marketplace
A look at online marketplaces, and how Violet's API is helping support a new generation of contextually rich, relevant, and engaging ones.
E-Commerce Integrations: Part One
An introduction to e-commerce integrations, with key terms, definitions, and an e-commerce integration checklist.
Investor Spotlight: Red Sea Ventures
Violet sits down with Red Sea Ventures investor Paul Strachman to talk about the future of e-commerce infrastructure
Channels vs. Merchants
A guide to the two biggest players in e-commerce: channels and merchants
Violet's E-Commerce Glossary
Your complete guide to the terms and ideas that will define the future of e-commerce
Checkout on Instagram with Violet
We're pleased to be one of the official partners Instagram is using to bring native checkout to their users.
The Two Sided Marketplace
Merchants have products but limited eyeballs. Channels have eyeballs but no products. We’re here to break down the walls between the two.
The Commerce Graph
Welcome to the first unified API to connect Merchant and Channels seamlessly. But how do these two things connect, and why is important?