Watch Out: E-Commerce Traffic Spikes Ahead [Infographic]

If you’re a developer working for an e-commerce company, there’s a good chance you’re starting to feel some anxiety associated with the coming Holiday season.

Despite all the planning and preparation you’ve put in over the last few months, you can never be sure that one little bug in your code won’t bring down your entire site.

Projected online holiday sales are in the $300 billion range. With so much at stake, It can seem tempting to hide under a blanket.

But thanks to the following infographic, you’ll at least know what to expect and get some tips to help ensure a smooth peak season.


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Asami Novak is director of content strategy and development at New Relic. Prior to joining the New Relic team, she wrote marketing and ad copy for a variety of B2B and B2C companies. Her editorial writing has appeared in WIRED and Dwell, among other publications. View posts by .

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