Archive for August, 2011

Buy on AliExpress, Donate to Africa Famine Relief

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Kenya.  These countries form what is known as the “Horn of Africa” and they are, year after year, hit with seasons of extreme drought.  Starvation in Africa seems to be a common global theme.  Yet, this is still the worst drought the people of these countries have faced in 60 years.  As [...]

Moving to the Cloud

Friday, August 19th, 2011

(Image Courtesy of mnsc) Retail has been ‘moving to the cloud’ for a long time: Amazon’s market capitalization had sailed past Target, Home Depot, Best Buy, and Costco by March of 2010, and just a few weeks ago, on July 27th, their market cap passed $100B. Now non-retail businesses and governmental organizations are headed for the [...]

ASD 2011 Conference Recap

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

We had a great time at the ASD Show and Conference. In association the Internet Merchants Association, we presented two seminars and have uploaded the slides on Youtube. We enjoyed talking to all the Merchants attending the show and look forward to attending the next conference.  

Best Ecommerce Options for Credit Card Processing

Friday, August 5th, 2011

There are many benefits to running an ecommerce site; low overhead, ability to work from anywhere, and the world truly is your oyster when it comes to people you can sell to. That is not to say it is all peaches and cream. There are difficulties an ecommerce site must face such as increased competition [...]