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Strategies to Boost Your Ecommerce Site’s Security

Strategies to Boost Your Ecommerce Site’s Security

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. So, as your business gears up for the holidays, don’t forget to take stock of your cybersecurity resilience. Ecommerce security is always crucial, but the industry is particularly vulnerable to bad actors during the busy season.

How to Choose the Right Merchant Service for Your Ecommerce Site

How to Choose the Right Merchant Service for Your Ecommerce Site

If you have an online store or process payments for your services online, user-friendly and reliable merchant services are a must. But like many business decisions, finding the right fit isn’t as simple as checking out user reviews.

Before you take the leap, consider these factors to make a well-informed decision and integrate your merchant service with confidence.

4 Ways Custom Apps Could Streamline Your E-commerce Site

4 Ways Custom Apps Could Streamline Your E-commerce Site

Streamline your e-commerce business by assessing your existing software systems for weak points. Learn how solutions tailored to your unique goals can help.

Ecommerce Customer Experience: Trends and Best Practices

Ecommerce Customer Experience: Trends and Best Practices

It’s time to get paid. The bottom line of ecommerce is the top line to your business. Ecommerce is essentially the process of collecting payment, quickly, for your products and services. You want this process to be smooth and easy for your customers. In other words, you want a great ecommerce customer experience. Let’s take a look at the trends and best practices of a great ecommerce solution.

eCommerce: Launching Your Online Store

eCommerce: Launching Your Online Store

Whether you’re starting from the ground up or turning your existing brick-and-mortar business into an eCommerce store, you will need to build a solid foundation for your online store. Oh, and don’t forget that business plan!

Accepting Online Payments

Accepting Online Payments

Adding the ability to accept online payments to your website can boost cash flows, create a better online experience for your customers, and even create entirely new revenue streams. So, what’s involved in adding an online payment system to your site? Let’s explore that.

AZ Ecommerce: The Tax Man Cometh

AZ Ecommerce: The Tax Man Cometh

When building an ecommerce site, there's a lot of nuances that need to be taken into account, from what to charge for shipping (and how to determine the fees you pass on to the customer) to charging for sales tax. Collection of sales tax is one item that can't be ignored - unless you're happy to pay large sums in monetary penalties because you didn't collect and/or pay enough. This week, we'll cover a bit about sales tax considerations when launching an Arizona-based ecommerce business.

Building an Ecommerce Site for 2017

Building an Ecommerce Site for 2017

Ecommerce was big this year, with sales reach $3.45 billion dollars (Fortune). If you’re planning to sell online and get a piece of the pie for next year, you should start your planning now. Keep reading for some more information about what your site needs to have to survive in 2017.

3 Questions Clingy Customers Still Want Answered

3 Questions Clingy Customers Still Want Answered

It's been nearly two years since I first posted my blog "3 Questions Clingy Customers Want Answered", but it still holds true. You might be wondering why I didn't just recycle the blog. If you weren't, well ... I'll tell you anyway - it wouldn't help with my goal to get new content every week this year. I also wouldn't be able to tell you about a recent interaction I had related to answering those questions.

Web Week: The Biggest Challenges for Ecommerce Businesses

Web Week: The Biggest Challenges for Ecommerce Businesses

Getting an ecommerce site up and running is anything but a small feat. There's products information, descriptions and photos, pricing considerations, not to mention the typical stuff you need for a Web site (policies, company profile, awesome landing page). It's easy to get caught up in the excitement of launching and forget to plan for the things that come after.

When is Ecommerce More Than Just Ecommerce?

It sounds like part of some obscure riddle, but the reality is that ecommerce has grown to encompass more than just an online store. There are more ways to get in front of your potential market and the post-launch marketing is more important than ever. Consumers want information, they want fast and accurate delivery, and they want to save time. Here are a few channels for stores of any size.

How & When to Launch Your Ecommerce Site

How & When to Launch Your Ecommerce Site

If the 2014 holiday shopping season showed us anything, it's that people are shopping online more and standing in long lines at stores for mediocre sales less. Though the actual numbers have yet to be released, it's tough to ignore the predictions and the trends of the past few years. If your company has been considering launching an ecommerce initiative, there is planning that must be to considered.