Online shopping, payment gateways, ecommerce platforms etc.

Magento Web Design 101: Things to Know Before You Choose the Platform

If you are a retailer, it is highly recommended that you invest in an online store so as to benefit from the popularity of the Internet. An online store can also help you in avoiding the overheads that you may need to incur otherwise. Furthermore, now that Magento and other e-commerce development platforms are easily […]

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Multiple Stores with Magento

In the last 2 months we have built 2 ecommerce websites using the Magento Commerce platform. Magento is certainly generating some interest around the place at the moment. It’s a pretty sophisticated platform considering it’s a relatively new, open source and freely available system. One of the really cool features is it has the ability […]

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Discount Deals launches with 9.5k visits in week 1

Last week I launched my own ecommerce site, Discount Deals and some of the results have been very encouraging. We have had almost 10,000 people to the site in 8 days. We haven’t advertised anywhere (no pay per click) and we haven’t done any SEO. We’ve done it by spending around $400 and providing more […]

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Magento Outline – What to know before logging in

Magento is a full featured ecommerce system which comes in both a commercial and open source version. It gives website owners many tools to manage a robust store and then gives them more. Magento is one of the only ecommerce platforms that allows for multi-store integration with the ability to run a number of different […]

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eCommerce Payment Gateway Options

We have been building stacks of ecommerce (online shopping) sites lately and I often get asked about the options for taking payment. This post will hopefully provide a good overview of the main considerations for taking payment online. Manual Methods The first consideration is automatic vs manual. If you are dealing with high cost low […]

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