|Displaying Topics 1 - 40 (284 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: forward|
|1:|| Are US Citizens willing to pay in other currencies ?|
"Something I've noticed is that people in the US seem to have an aversion to making online payments in any currency other than USD"
|Nov 11, 2001|
|2:|| Affiliate Programs - The Crack Cocaine of the Internet|
"The idea of making money online is very alluring if not addictive and where there is an addiction there are abusers. "
|Mar 1, 2002|
|3:|| Accepting Donations from around the World|
"I would like an inexpensive solution and from reading the posts, it seems that Worldpay and PayPal win out in these situations."
|Apr 24, 2002|
|4:|| Using Personalized Emails on the Web|
"...has seen great success with personalizing their pieces - so much so that DM mail shops have expensive laser divisions that add all kinds of personalized touches from a database after the basic print run is finished."
|July 5, 2002|
|5:|| Do you put a phone number on your site?|
"If I put up a phone number on one of my busier sites, I could be swamped."
|Aug 13, 2002|
|6:|| PayPal to Accept Euros and Pound Sterling Currencies|
"Starting on October 9...The initial roll-out of Multiple Currencies will give PayPal account holders the option..."
|Sept 25, 2002|
|7:|| Shopping Carts 101|
"It is intended to be a starting point. You already know that you should do your homework before you get involved with shopping carts."
|Nov 9, 2002|
|8:|| CC Validation Without Instant Verification?|
"If possible, they would like to bypass the stage of having credit cards approved by an online processor. What they would like to do is have an online shopping cart but then receive the details of the order either via email or through a secure website and then process the orders manually."
|Dec 6, 2002|
|9:|| Ecomm up 20% - One Week Spending Record Shattered|
Despite a sluggish US economy, online consumers spent a staggering $2.2 billion (USD) from Dec 1 to Dec 7. All reports indicate that ecomm this christmas is up over 20 to 25% over last year.
|Dec 18, 2002|
|10:|| Reporting Suspected Credit Card Fraud|
"...I just got an order for 10 identical pairs of shoes from Lagos, Nigeria using a yahoo email account."
|Dec 28, 2002|
|11:|| UK's Which? Webtrader Closing|
A popular best practice scheme is closing in the uk: "...Sites have to adhere to all UK and Europe Consumer laws, and display terms and conditions to customers stating all their rights."
|Jan 5, 2003|
|12:|| Shopping Cart Abandonment|
"...We have a well designed shopping cart interface, and if somebody actually puts something in the cart, half of them make it to the checkout."
|Jan 17, 2003|
|13:|| The Site Update Effect on Sales|
"...it will have a negative impact on sales for a week or so, before a major rebound."
|Jan 21, 2003|
|14:|| How does a typical drop-shipping arrangement work?|
"Can dealing with multiple drop-shippers for a single site become an organisational nightmare?"
|Feb 23, 2003|
|15:|| Web News Cashes In|
"...the New York Times went from a $7.5 million loss on its Internet site in 2001 to an $8 million profit in 2002..."
|Apr 16, 2003|
|16:|| Ecommerce Sales Up 26% In First Quarter.|
Ecomm sales increases continue to amaze and out pace bricks and mortar by double digits.
|May 24, 2003|
|17:|| New EU Law Applies Vat to Internet Sales|
"On July 1, a new EU directive goes into effect requiring all Internet firms to account for value added tax, or VAT, on "digital sales."
|June 10, 2003|
|18:|| Back-up Strategy|
It sounds so easy - get a CDRW or DVDRW and make backups right? In the real world, it is a great deal more involved.
|Sept 30, 2003|
|19:|| The Christmas Rush Is On||Nov 25, 2003|
|20:|| Spam Bill Becomes US Law|
Mixed reaction to new spam law passed in US.
|Dec 16, 2003|
|21:|| Fewer Fraudulent Orders With Paypal?|
There has been a long standing belief that PayPal is more secure for ecommerce than any other form of payment acceptance.
|Jan 21, 2004|
|22:|| It is Official - PayPal Comes of Age|
"PayPal's revenue increase includes a 49% year-to-year rise in revenue from payment transactions processed for merchants other than eBay.com, a spokeswoman says."
|Jan 28, 2004|
|23:|| PayPal No Longer Requires Prior Account Setup to Pay Merchants.|
PayPal, the Internet's largest payment processor, no longer requires an account setup prior to paying someone. This changes everything.
|Feb 14, 2004|
|24:|| Effective Order Confirmation Email|
"... order confirmation emails are one of the most important touch points for keeping customers apprised of the status of their transactions...."
|May 3, 2004|
|25:|| Paypal Sets New Fee Structure (August 6, 2004)|
The Internet's largest independent payment processor adjusts Ecommerce Fees.
|June 16, 2004|
|26:|| MicroPayments and Credit Cards - Game On|
"...because of a patent-pending method of lumping together individual transactions into one transaction to reduce the cost to the merchant."
|June 29, 2004|
|27:|| eBay Buys Stake in Online Network Craigslist|
" Internet auctioneer eBay Inc. said on Friday it had acquired a roughly 25 percent stake in craigslist, an online network of classified ads and forums aimed at people looking to find an apartment rental, meet friends or trade goods."
|Aug 16, 2004|
|28:|| PayPal Poised to Update Home Page|
One of the most stable and user friendly sites gets ready to change it's homepage for the first time in many years.
|Sept 10, 2004|
|29:|| PayPal Suffers First Major Outage|
The internets largest online payment processors suffers its first major serivce outage in 5 years. PayPal was offline most of Monday.
|Oct 12, 2004|
|30:|| Verisign Intermittent Access|
Verisign - the internets number one payment gateway, has apparently been suffering service outages today.
|Dec 3, 2004|
|31:|| Does Free Shipping Affect Conversion Rate?|
There are many objections from my coworkers to my " free shipping " idea. Most claimed that free shipping will contribute to an even bigger problem in the future. However, the way I see it is if offering free shipping can boost our conversion by another 0.3%, we will be making more than we are now, and plus, we will be able to boost our volumn that will eventually lead us to an even higher overall profit margin.
|Dec 4, 2004|
|32:|| You Know it is Credit Card Fraud, But Can Not Find the Proof|
"Listed some items on eBay. Got an email from a woman "Opening a new store in Indonesia" and looking for inventory, wanting me to be her wholesale provider."
|Jan 11, 2005|
|33:|| BBB Study Shows Online Identity Theft only 11% of Offline|
"A recent study form the Better Business Bureau shows that only 11.6% of identity fraud are computer crimes. Most result from stolen wallets or from friends and family who have access to personal information."
|Feb 20, 2005|
|34:|| DoubleClick Study Shows Significant Search to Purchase Behavior|
"Overall, the study found that approximately one out of every two online purchases is preceded by research on a search engine. In the case of the travel segment, nearly three out of four travel buyers consulted search engines before making a purchase."
|Mar 3, 2005|
|35:|| Looking for Solutions on Shipping To China|
China - the great far eastern ecommerce hope. Ya, but can you ship there?
|Apr 20, 2005|
|36:|| eBay to buy Shopping.com for $620 million|
"eBay plans to acquire Shopping.com in a $620 million cash transaction aimed at resuscitating the auction giant's slowing growth rate"
|June 2, 2005|
|37:|| Shopzilla is Sold for $525 Million|
"Scripps said it would pay $525 million in cash for 100 percent of Shopzilla, a comparison shopping search engine."
|June 6, 2005|
|38:|| New Transparent Paypal Merchant and Gateway Accounts|
Paypal introduces Website Payments Pro, a totally transparent payment and gateway processing - aka: Functional Merchant Accounts.
|June 17, 2005|
|39:|| Where to go after "Add to Cart"|
"We're currently in the process of redesigning our site, and there is some discussion on what to do when a customer clicks on the "Add to Cart" button."
|June 28, 2005|
|40:|| Paypal to expand into China by end of year|
"[PayPal]... said on Wednesday its plans to launch its PayPal payment service in China by the end of this year, joining a growing list of electronic payment services in the market."
|July 9, 2005|