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Ecommerce Threats & Solutions

Ecommerce Threats & Solutions

eCommerce has forever revolutionized the way business is done. Retail has now a long way from the days of physical transactions that were time consuming and prone to errors.

However, eCommerce has unavoidably invited its share of trouble makers. As much as eCommerce simplifies transactions, it is occasionally plagued by serious concerns that jeopardize its security as a medium of exchanging money and information.

Major threats to present day eCommerce include

Breach of Security:

Money Thefts

eCommerce services are about transactions, and transactions are very largely driven by money. This attracts hackers, crackers and everyone with the knowledge of exploiting loopholes in a system. Once a kink in the armor is discovered, they feed the system(and users) with numerous bits of dubious information to extract confidential data(phishing). This is particularly dangerous as the data extracted may be that of credit card numbers, security passwords, transaction details etc.

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Ideas for a Beach Business

Ideas for a Beach Business

How many times have you thought of running a business on the beach? Maybe you have already lived near a beach and are constantly searching for simple ways to make additional income. Each year, millions and millions of holidaymaker and locals go to the beautiful beaches around the world, conveying a lot of traffic and sales to practically all business men, wherever they go, having a beach business guarantees that you will make money, only if you can offer things that tourists need.

For example, you could have your own cart or stand, or you can provide all those little things that tourists may have forgotten to bring, or even souvenirs that they can bring as a memorabilia from your country. Items such as beach towels, flip flops, aspirin, sunglasses, sunscreen and bottled waters are sold like hotcakes. Memorabilia’s like shells, key chains, and all other beaches themes or branded with the name of the beach are also selling fast.

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Why Social Media Causes Self Doubt and Anxiety & How You Can Fix It

Why Social Media Causes Self Doubt and Anxiety & How You Can Fix It

In this technological age where everyone is constantly connected through tweets, status updates, and photos, there is this crushing weight of constantly comparing the seemingly-perfect lives of those in the virtual world to our own daily reality. In our logical brain, we know that it is irrational to assume the people we see on Instagram with designer handbags and 13k followers have perfectly unblemished lives. But, we still spiral into this whirlwind of depression, anxiety, and sadness brought on by our constant comparison of our real lives to the assumed online profiles of others.

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Online Shopping Lingo: Abbreviations and Acronyms

Online Shopping Lingo: Abbreviations and Acronyms

Visiting coupon, refunding or bargain sites may, at first, seem

like visiting a foreign country. You see phrases such as:

GDA! BBW B&M BOGO on soaps, HTH

And you think WHAT? Huh? What are they talking about? What

language is THAT?

(Translation: Good Deal Alert! Bath & Body Works

brick-and-mortar store has buy-one-get-one on soaps, hope this

helps!)

I mean, it’s enough to make you want to TYHO!

(Tear Your Hair Out – I made that one up.)

Before you click away in frustration, let me reassure you that

it IS possible to speak like a native – you just need a guide to

the terminology, acronyms, abbreviations, definitions and common

word usage found on rebate and premium product lists, coupon and

online code lists, and refunding and trading forums.

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The Pension Red Alert

The Pension Red Alert

The men and women of Iron Workers Local 17 literally built Cleveland’s skyline.

If you happen to go to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, catch an Indians game at Progressive Field, fly into Cleveland’s airport, drive across its bridges or visit the convention center…

The members of the local union built the steel spines of all those structures and many more.

And what might they receive as thanks for a hard and dangerous job well done?

Looming cuts in their pension benefits.

Welcome to the first of many such battles in the great American pension rollback of 2017 and beyond…

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Digital Marketing – Revolutionized Marketing and Different Innovative Strategies

Digital Marketing – Revolutionized Marketing and Different Innovative Strategies

Digital Marketing is much like modern architecture in many ways. It is the way of the world and these guidelines are just a start to get your business off on the right foot. Mastering digital marketing isn’t a cakewalk. According to the Digital Marketing Institute, it is the required result of digital channels to promote or market products and services to consumers and businesses. It believed to be wavering these days as many companies that once used the old style of marketing are now going digital. It is essential in today’s world that a company which exists physically, must exist digitally as well. It is believed that existing digitally enhances advertising process. There exist a different and more approachable digital marketing tools like web designing, pay-per-click marketing, SMS, and email marketing. The following article will educate you in not one but many ways.

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Your E-Commerce Store – Why Magento Is The Best Option

Your E-Commerce Store – Why Magento Is The Best Option

The Samsung website trusts it. The Nike store is built on this platform. In fact, more than 25% of all e-commerce sites in the world run on this platform which shows its popularity and ever-growing usages. Despite presence of several platforms, Magento continues to be a top draw for brands big and small alike across industry verticals which calls for some analysis. Why developers all over the world love building e-commerce sites using this platform? Well, there could be many reasons but none makes as much sense as its being an open source platform. Which means, anyone could use it for free.

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Entrepreneurs – Top 10 Essential Entrepreneurial Traits

Entrepreneurs – Top 10 Essential Entrepreneurial Traits

Are you intrigued by the possibility of being your own boss and starting a business but not sure you have the right qualifications to be an entrepreneur? What are the characteristics of an entrepreneur? Although there is no single perfect entrepreneurial profile, there are many characteristics that show up repeatedly in successful business owners.

Following are the top 10 essential entrepreneurial traits that anyone who is interested in starting a business must possess:

    (1) Independence – This is the most common denominator of all entrepreneurs. They want to seize control of their future; thus they decide to become their own boss instead of laboring under the gaze of a master.

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Top 10 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Hire an SEO Firm

Top 10 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Hire an SEO Firm

SEO is the acronym for Search Engine Optimization, and it includes all the strategies and techniques that will lead a certain website to a higher rank and a better position in the search results of a certain search engine. Nowadays, SEO and marketing are inseparable concepts. This means that you need it in order to make your business more profitable and successful.

This is the time when, no matter the field of your business, you certainly have a pretty strong competition there. In these conditions, many business owners are happy to just keep their head above the water, but this is definitely not the key to success.

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Does Your Business Need Help With E-Commerce Web Development?

Does Your Business Need Help With E-Commerce Web Development?

In the modern world, many businesses depend on e-commerce to make successful sales and reach a global market of consumers.

However, if you're at the helm of running a business, you'll have enough to contend with. Effectively managing your e-commerce marketing may well be the last thing on your mind. However, in an increasingly technical age, awareness of your web presence is vital to your company's success.

Whether you're just starting out and want to build up your brand from scratch, or you're an established business-owner wanting to improve your SEO, you may need to use someone to handle your e-commerce web development.

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