Another great article from Practical eCommerce magazine. This article focuses on both ‘on page’ (e.g. those factors that can be directly controlled by you, the merchant – also part of PDG’s JumpStart SEO service) and ‘off page’ factors. Enjoy! http://www.practicalecommerce.com/articles/1839-Search-Engine-Optimization-in-2010-What-You-Need-to-Know-Now
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Another great tutorial from our friends at Practical eCommerce magazine – this time on editing your photos to remove backgrounds. http://www.practicalecommerce.com/articles/1768-Tutorial-Removing-the-Background-from-Product-Photos
What’s better for a virus writer than infecting a machine that they can use as a bot? Simple, compromising a website that they can use to spread their malware to every users’ PC that visits a site. Ran across an article at http://voices.washingtonpost.com/securityfix/2009/12/phishers_angling_for_web_site.html that talks about a new scam/phishing scheme targeting webmasters in an effort [...]
If you are using Authorize.Net ,you may be experiencing intermittent problems on your web site resulting in the message “AIM returned unexpected data.” Due to formatting changes in the information that Authorize.Net is expecting to receive from your web store, you will need to enable a configuration variable in your PDG Commerce program to correct [...]
Another interesting article from Practical eCommerce about increasing conversions and keeping customers on your site… http://www.practicalecommerce.com/articles/1350-Conversion-15-Reasons-Why-Consumers-Will-Leave-Your-eCommerce-Site Any other suggestions?
I ran across an interesting article at Practical eCommerce that proposes that there is no such thing as a duplicate content penalty. I tend to agree with the author that while there are some negatives to having duplicate content (e.g. page rank from links dispersed across all the pages that share the same content), it [...]
By popular demand, PDG Software has added functionality to PDG Commerce version 5 that will automatically block IP addresses after a certain amount of declined transactions have been attempted. You can download the new patch at http://download.pdgsoft.com/download/PDG_Commerce. To access the new section in your Commerce Administrator, open the “Configuration” menu and select “IP Black List.” [...]
Ran across this excellent article at the E-Commerce News site. While they note that online sales are projected to grow 11% and top out at $156 Billion for the year, that the growth rate has shrank from previous years. With the current economic client effecting purchasing decisions of your online visitors, now is the perfect [...]
To All, I ran across this information as I was browsing google for info on search engine optimization. Hope you find it useful: Steps Make sure that your website is ready (i.e. no broken links, has enough unique contents, etc). Optimize your website for keywords that are highly related with your website content. You should [...]
I just came across this article on the Practical eCommerce website and thought it might be beneficial for our merchants. http://www.practicalecommerce.com/articles/1257-Shipping-Rates-Flat-Rate-Boxes-Usually-Save-Money- Enjoy!