Reward Your Customers with Cash Back on Purchases Bing cashback is a new program that combines the power of Bing with a comparison-shopping engine to bring consumers some of the best deals on the web. The program rewards consumers with a cash back rebate for a purchase, and gives advertisers the opportunity to sell on a cost-per-acquisition (CPA) basis.
Ideally, you should take your product images at the highest resolution you can. For those times when you just can't find the original image, or you need to increase the size of your images without losing quality, there is help. Lifehacker has posted a great tool for doing this called SmillaEnlarger:
For the past six years, buySAFE has innovated on our products with a simple goal in mind - make our customers more success online merchants. I'm pleased to share the details of our latest product enhancements that have proven to exceed all of our expectations. The enhancements are now live for all 3dCart merchants. Thank you to the hundreds of buySAFE merchants that participated in the testing over the past several months!
After 6 months of testing and design, the award winning 3dCart shopping cart software is proud to release version 3.1.0, which includes fixes, performance improvements, new features, and usability enhancements.
When writing content for your online store or product descriptions, you should take heed to the following list. The following words should never be used when writing copy for general consumption by customers. It may seem that no one cares, but when reading the words, they sound unprofessional to the average reader.
Requirement 5: Use and regularly update anti-virus software Many vulnerabilities and malicious viruses enter the network via employees’ email activities. Anti-virus software must be used on all systems commonly affected by viruses to protect systems from malicious software.
Requirement 3: Protect stored cardholder data
Encryption is a critical component of PCI cardholder data protection. If an intruder circumvents other network security controls and gains access to encrypted data, without the proper cryptographic keys, the data is unreadable and unusable to that person. Other effective methods of protecting stored data should be considered as potential risk mitigation opportunities. For example, methods for minimizing risk include not storing cardholder data[...]
The World Wide Web currently has millions of online stores that individuals seeking an outlet for making money from home have established, yet the majority of those are not making a dime. The issue here is that these “Netrepreneurs” have the business knowledge and basic website design know-how to set up a business and a website, yet do not have a clue how to properly market their online stores. Marketing is just as important in the process of establishing an online store as setting up the[...]
Requirement 2: Do not use vendor-supplied defaults for system passwords and other security parameters
Web page titles are the words that are displayed at the top of the window for each web page that is opened. Usually people do not pay too much attention to the title of a web page unless it is minimized. The title is how people tell which web page they want to return to before they maximize the window.
Many customers hear about PCI compliance and wonder what it is. To shed some light on the largest change to E-Commerce in the last few years, we'll discuss each requirement and how it affects you.
3DCart Shopping Cart is now fully compatible with Wishpot Wishlist and Registry Tools.
We've taken all of our training videos and transfered them to Youtube.
A reader of Consumerist.com has posted an article detailing 10 reasons why consumers fail chargeback requests. As a store owner, a chargeback can be very frustrating and it would serve you well to know what your customer has to do in order to file a successful chargeback against you.
Having an online store allows you to disconnect from the office and administrate it from anywhere there's a computer and an internet connection. I've had an online store for about 4 years now, and I love being able to get notifications of my orders instantly via my smartphone. Since I've got an iPhone, I'm able to manage this blog directly from it with a few free apps. Here's a list of helpful online services that will make your life a little bit easier: