For a very small Web store, every customer counts. The more you learn about the people visiting your online store, such as the pages they view, what items they look at and how they find your online store the better. They’re all metrics that can help you grow your business.
The free Lexity Live app is a handy tool for small and medium-sized businesses with an online store. Most free analytics programs will show you yesterday’s customers in terms of numbers, but Lexity provides you with a keen view of who is browsing and shopping on your site, right now.
Free Customer-tracking App Shows Live Web Shop Customer Data
By Vangie Beal, February 17, 2012
I finally managed to find (make) the time to get a freelance technology & business writer website online. Of course, now I have to find the time to keep it updated. Many years ago, during my “I’m a girl gamer” days I managed GameGirlz.com and had the domain name floating around, unused for years – I hope I’m not the only person out there with a personal attachment to a domain name. Being unable to let the domain go, I finally decided to make good use of it: http://www.gamegirlz.com/
I’ve recently compiled a couple ecommerce research articles on Ecommerce-Guide.com. These are excellent resources for small business ecommerce site owners – and also for journalists looking for fast ecommerce facts.
It’s not all about text messaging and being social. When kids want to know the answer to something they just Google it; they read news, find online communities and experience different cultures through online social interactions.
Today’s children are not afraid to sit at a computer and experiment or try new applications or even learn graphic design or how to program at an early age.
Read more in the Webopedia Tech Bytes Blog.
Check out my new blog entry on Webopedia.com.
Over the seven years that I’ve been writing for Webopedia, many things have changed. Our site finally lost the “ancient” look last year (yay!) and we have a great design now. Webo’s on-site search engine has been greatly improved, and even our parent company has changed.
What hasn’t changed is the editorial focus and dedication to writing easy-to-understand tech definitions that anyone can reference to learn about the world of computers, technology and the Internet. That’s what Webopedia has always done (since 1996) and this is what we do best.
Webo Blog: Tech FAQ: Top 5 What Is Technology Questions Answered
Posted: Jun 21st,2011 by Vangie Beal
Consumers topping up mobile wallets and shopping online with a bank account instead of cards can save retailers hefty credit card transaction processing fees. Mazooma makes this connection for retailers. Many consumers are comfortable using online banking, but the missing piece of the puzzle for merchants is how to connect consumers with their bank accounts during the checkout process.
Online Banking Purchases Lower Merchants’ Transaction Fees
By Vangie Beal, June 23, 2011
Commercial software purchases can quickly eat away at the budget you have. The good news is that there are many free Web tools and open source software for students that will help you stay on task and organize your busy student life.
From typing reports to taking and sharing class notes, this list of 30 free Web tools and open source software will help you get through your courses without spending a dime on software.
Webopedia: 30 Free Web Tools and Open Source Software for Students
By: Vangie Beal, June 01, 2011