Category E-Commerce

The eight traits of entrepreneurship

This recent article from Cobweb Information Ltd caught my eye so I thought I would reproduce it for everyone. The one that interested me most was Cameron Johnson, I wonder if there are any accountants out there advising nine year olds on how to run their business? A US journalist-turned-author reckons there are just eight traits essential…

The Value of Keeping Your Accounting up to date

If you're like me you use your credit card online to purchase domain names, update software, purchase new software or online services, buy the odd book here and there, and so on. The convenience of buying online just makes things happen faster – and we're in a time where everyone wants things now. I received…

Selling online – your questions answered

Having said that, most products and even services can be sold online and today’s sophisticated systems, such as Winweb Shop, make the set up and maintenance of your online shop very easy.Frequently Asked Questions about selling onlinea) How much does the set up of an online shop cost?Set up and maintenance cost for your online shop differ vastly depending on which supplier you choose.... Checklist for your online shop Which products / services do you want to sell online?Will you sell only to UK residents, other countries or worldwide?How will you send your goods to your customers?For each product: 100 word description, 500 word description, professional picture, price.Terms and conditions for your customers?Who in your company will look after fulfillment of online orders?How much business do you expect to come through the website?What is your return and refund policy?Where will you promote your new shop?

Top 10 common mistakes when setting up your first website

Although this statement might be true, the reason for having a website should be that it can perform several useful functions: Information about your business is available to everyone anytimeCommunication with your clients and prospects can be simplified (not only because they know where to find your phone number)You might be able to offer extensions to your products onlineStrengthen customer relationships with add-ons, tips & tricks, manuals, etcAll this means that you should only have a website with a clear function.... Distracting gimmicksIf you were introduced to the Internet in the early 90’s you will remember the vast amount of personal home pages packed with animated images of folding envelopes, digging ‘under construction’ signs, flashing, d ripping, curling lines and buttons and all sort of other gimmicks that look ‘cool’ the first time you realize they are possible.

The Internet – a supermarket or a business tool?

The next step is a PDA (Personal Digital Assistant), which allows you to carry data and in formation without having to carry a laptop.... The benefits are clear: Data accessible and editable anytime, anywhereData constantly backed up in remote locationIntegrated online tools avgoiding data duplicationSharing of data between multiple users24 hour access to data for customers and suppliersOne interface for all your communicationWith the speedy development of mobile phone technology it will very soon be possible to access all your business intelligence not only through a PC but also through your phone or PDA.Winweb OnlineOffice was designed to use the flexibility and accessibility of the Internet for business intelligence.

Let’s talk business, ….SMALL BUSINESS.

We hope you will enjoy our rambling & ranting on the subject of small business.On this blog we will concentrate on providing an inside to our thinking with respect to self-employment, home businesses and small businesses, the so called micro and small businesses.Some of the areas will include: Accountants/CPAs, we believe accountants/CPAs should be more then glorified bookkeepers.... Do you really need a VC before you can earn yourself a good living.Government, why most government help for small business may be a sincere offer, but in reality is nothing but hot air.Marketing/PR, the high tech way to create awareness for your products and services for the small budged.Web-Technology combined with Live!

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