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
When you create a Facebook Business Page or Fan Page for your ecommerce business, one challenge you might have is figuring out how to create something that isn’t a static, basic Facebook Page.
The best way to get noticed and to have people make use of the “Like” button on your Page is to have a professional developer design your Facebook page and work with your business to create Facebook-friendly photos, video and other assets. This will help highlight what your business has to offer and also make your Facebook page an appealing destination for your customers.
Of course, that project will cost money and take time. If your small business or ecommerce business is lacking in either of those departments, then the following three Web apps and services can help you bring your business to Facebook with a little style.
Read more: 3 Apps to Boost Your Facebook Business Page
By Vangie Beal, May 19, 2011
Market research provides important data to anyone who sells goods online. And it can help eBay sellers determine what products will have the most likely chance of selling at the best price during any period of time.
The following five market research tools offer different reports and use different algorithms to sift through eBay data to provide the details eBay sellers need to improve the likelihood of selling on eBay. As an added bonus, many eBay tool providers offer a free trial; you can try the service and see results before making a financial investment.
Full Story: 5 Market Research Tools for EBay Sellers
By Vangie Beal, January 5, 2011
When starting a small business ecommerce site, retail is one type business that many people lean toward. While it may seem that the requirements for conducting retail business online are easier than those for a brick-and-mortar store, it’s important to know you still have rules, regulations and standards to comply with. This article provides details on four of the ecommerce regulations that every small business ecommerce site owner should know.
Read the Story: 4 Ecommerce Regulations to Need to Know
By Vangie Beal, October 27, 2010