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Why having a website is imperative for the holidays

November is upon us. Thanksgiving and the excitement of Christmas is around the corner. Are you preparing your business for the holidays? Online holiday sales would be a great way to give your business a revenue boost before the end of the year. What better way to reward your customers for their loyalty than with exciting promotions, discounts and giveaways? This year, retailers are predicting an over 20% revenue boost … Read more

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Getting Your Online Store Up and Running

If you’re a website owner and have yet to try your hand in the world of online retail, it may be time that you reconsider. It’s no secret that ecommerce sales are at an all time high, and recent reports have shown these numbers are only projected to increase over the next five years. In 2012, ecommerce was responsible for $231 billion in sales for U.S. retailers, and is forecasted … Read more

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Offline vs. Online Payments: What to Accept through Your Online Store

Remember the old days of shopping? You would walk into a store, select the items you wanted and then pay by cash or credit card. The one good thing about old school shopping is that you leave with your product immediately after payment. Today it’s all online, and it’s easier and more convenient for many people to shop online. But this means something different for those doing the payment collection … Read more

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Make Your Own Website: Fitness and Personal Trainers

Are you in the fitness field, but have yet to tap into the online marketplace? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be a 24% increase in the number of fitness trainers and instructors from 2010-2020. Realizing that your number of competitors will dramatically increase in years to come, how do you plan on standing out among the crowd? Statistics show that: 72% of consumers trust online reviews … Read more

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What is a payment gateway and why do you need one for your online store?

At some point, any small business owner that wants to set up and manage their own online store would have to select a payment gateway for their store. However, many small business owners do not know what a payment gateway is or why they need one. Many are also overwhelmed by the number of solutions available online and find it difficult to determine the most important factors to look out … Read more

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