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6:21 am on Oct 4, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Greetings Everybody.

Currently I am in the process of making a jewelry online website. I got my payment system powered by 2co

I would like to ask if those trust seals programs/vendors worth it?

such as BBBonline and truste (etc.) suggestions or comments are welcome.

what are the pro(s) and the con(s)

10:55 pm on Oct 6, 2004 (gmt 0)

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They're worthless, IMHO.

A clearly stated guarantee policy is worth more.

11:27 pm on Oct 6, 2004 (gmt 0)

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I totally agree. If you are using 2CO, you're better off using the money for a trust seal towards the fees for a more trustworthy merchant svcs. provider.
1:14 am on Oct 7, 2004 (gmt 0)

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What about the 'Hacker Safe' seal? They make big claims for increasing sales, is there any merit to their claims?
1:46 am on Oct 7, 2004 (gmt 0)

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The "Hacker Safe" seals looks like a challenge to me. ;)

Seriously, I wouldn't mention the word "Hacker" anywhere in proximity to "credit card" if I was trying to make a sale. It just puts the wrong kind of imagery into the customers mind.

2:21 am on Oct 7, 2004 (gmt 0)

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In short these trust seals (TrustE etc.) Is just a waste of money? right?
3:28 am on Oct 7, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Some SSL cert comes with free security "trust" seal. If it's free, then why not use it? But don't buy 'em.