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5 Festive Tips to Maximise Sales during the Holiday Season posted on Sun 22nd Nov 2015

The lead-up to the holidays is a busy time for a lot of us and with Black Friday and Cyber Monday coming up this week, make sure you have good strategies in place so you not only capitalise on the annual shopping frenzy but most importantly satisfy your customers and hopefully gain some new ones along the way! ...

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Google to reform under new master company "Alphabet" posted on Fri 21st Aug 2015

You may have seen this week that the technology giants Google, have announced that they will no longer be functioning wholly under the well-known brand, but restructuring as ‘Alphabet’. ...

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Extra Protection against fraudulent transactions with the Bad Buyer Checker posted on Tue 23rd Jun 2015

Experienced a bad buyer recently or received a strange order, that your not sure is legitimate? Unfortunately you are not alone and although we work hard to ensure as much security and protection for our clients as possible, scam buyers can sometimes slip through as fraudulent purchases by using stolen credit card details. ...

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Optimise your e-commerce success with the ‘mobile first’ approach posted on Fri 22nd May 2015

“62% OF COMPANIES SAW INCREASED SALES FOLLOWING A CONVERSION TO A MOBILE-READY WEBSITE” ...

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Microsoft bangs the cybersecurity drum with Advanced Threat Analytics posted on Tue 5th May 2015

Here is another good reason to rethink those 'easy to remember' passwords and usernames: ...

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Double Digit Ecommerce Growth Keeps UK Retail Sales Positive in January posted on Tue 10th Feb 2015

Ecommerce turned in double-digit growth in January as shoppers flocked online to buy in the New Year sales, new figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) suggest. This helped to keep overall UK retail sales in positive territory last month: a two percentage point contribution from internet retailing meant total UK sales grew by 1.6%, while like-for-like sales were up by 0.2%. ...

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5 Mistakes You're Making With Your Content Marketing Strategy posted on Wed 4th Feb 2015

1) Right content, wrong audience. ...

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5 Things to look out for in 2015. posted on Wed 28th Jan 2015

1) PCI DSS 3.0 ...

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Brits top global online spend forecast for 2015 posted on Tue 27th Jan 2015

Brits are expected to spend £52.25bn online this year, according to figures from RetailMeNot. ...

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Customer Retention Is King: The Future Of Retention Marketing. posted on Fri 23rd Jan 2015

Customer retention has traditionally ranked low as a business priority: as recently as 2012, marketers ranked “driving sales” as their highest concern while “engaging customers” and “building customer loyalty” tied for last place. This is despite clear evidence that existing customers are more valuable than new customers. ...

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Online sales grew by 14% to £104bn in 2014, and will grow by 12% to £116bn in 2015 posted on Wed 21st Jan 2015

Online sales grew by 14% to £104bn in 2014, according to etail trade association the IMRG. ...

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The New PCI Standard For 2015. posted on Thu 15th Jan 2015

As always, new security guidance addresses the latest vulnerabilities affecting today’s merchants and also includes additional clarification. Three main reasons contributed to this updated security standard: ...

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Millions of websites hit by Drupal hack Attack: posted on Mon 3rd Nov 2014

Up to 12 million websites may have been compromised by attackers who took advantage of a bug in the widely used Drupal software. ...

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Online shopping sees 30% rise between midnight and 6am. posted on Fri 10th Oct 2014

Britons are so addicted to shopping that many are glued to their smartphones when most of their neighbours are asleep – buying games consoles, Lego and pillows. ...

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How to Make a Drone Delivery: Google's Winging It posted on Fri 5th Sep 2014

Google on Thursday introduced Project Wing, a drone-based delivery project it has been working on quietly for the past two years. Members of the Google[x] team (aka "Moonshots") recently held field tests of the technology in Australia. ...

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Feds warn first responders of dangerous hacking tool: Google Search posted on Fri 29th Aug 2014

In a restricted intelligence document distributed to police, public safety, and security organizations in July, the Department of Homeland Security warned of a “malicious activity” that could expose secrets and security vulnerabilities in organizations’ information systems. The name of that activity: “Google dorking.” ...

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E-commerce turns 20 - How far it's come posted on Thu 21st Aug 2014

A full 20 years after the first ecommerce transaction was made, retailers both big and small are benefiting from the growing demand for online shopping. ...

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Critical WordPress plugin bug affects hundreds of thousands of sites posted on Fri 15th Aug 2014

Hundreds of thousands of websites running a popular WordPress plugin are at risk of hacks that give attackers full administrative control, a security firm warned Thursday. ...

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This thumbdrive hacks computers. “BadUSB” exploit makes devices turn “evil” posted on Fri 1st Aug 2014

When creators of the state-sponsored Stuxnet worm used a USB stick to infect air-gapped computers inside Iran's heavily fortified Natanz nuclear facility, trust in the ubiquitous storage medium suffered a devastating blow. Now, white-hat hackers have devised a feat even more seminal—an exploit that transforms keyboards, Web cams, and other types of USB-connected devices into highly programmable attack platforms that can't be detected by today's defenses. ...

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Mass exploit of WordPress plugin backdoors sites running Joomla, Magento, too posted on Thu 24th Jul 2014

As many as 50,000 websites have been remotely commandeered by attackers exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in a popular plugin for the WordPress content management system, security researchers said Wednesday. ...

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Google Uncloaks Project Zero security team set to defend the internet: posted on Thu 17th Jul 2014

Google is recruiting a team of experienced hackers who will be charged with hunting down serious weaknesses in internet security in the hope they can prevent the most advanced cyber attacks. ...

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E-commerce: the legal stuff you need to know before selling online: posted on Fri 4th Jul 2014

Retail insolvencies have recently hit a five-year high, partly due to the increasing popularity of internet shopping, and more bricks and mortar retail businesses are moving into online selling. Many start-ups that might once have chosen to launch their business with a physical retail premises may now start with an online presence. ...

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Online shoppers' new rights come into force. posted on Tue 17th Jun 2014

Online shoppers now have longer to cancel orders while complaints calls should be cheaper, under laws that take effect on Friday. ...

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Google & eBay posted on Mon 9th Jun 2014

If you’ve seen a significant change in your Google search engine rankings over the past couple weeks, there’s a good chance you’ve been effected by Google's latest algorithm updates. One of the biggest impacts has been experienced by eBay which has seen an 80% drop off in Search Engine Traffic. ...

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Turing test beaten for first time posted on Sun 8th Jun 2014

A "super computer" has convinced human interrogators into thinking it was a 13-year-old boy and in doing so, become the first machine to pass the Turing test. No computer had ever previously passed the Turing test, which requires 30% of human interrogators to be duped during a series of five-minute keyboard conversations. "Eugene Goostman", a computer programme developed to simulate a 13-year-old boy, managed to convince 33% of the judges that it was human. ...

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Google launches 'right to be forgotten’ for EU posted on Fri 30th May 2014

Google faces a logistical challenge after a decision by the court of justice of the EU places them in a tricky position as they strive to interpret the EU's broad criteria for objectionable links and removal of certain content from its search engine while preserving its popularity as a resource for users to find all manner of information. ...

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Password Tips posted on Thu 22nd May 2014

Security expert Alan Woodward offers this advice: ...

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eBay makes users change their passwords after hack posted on Thu 22nd May 2014

The US firm said a database had been hacked between late February and early March, and had contained encrypted passwords and other non-financial data. ...

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The law is changing in June 2014 if you sell to consumers posted on Wed 21st May 2014

Before you buy: ...

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PCIDSS Version 3 posted on Tue 28th Jan 2014

As most security pros with PCI in their compliance scope are no doubt already aware, the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) has released version 3.0 of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). ...

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7 e-commerce trends that small business owners should be aware of in 2014 posted on Tue 14th Jan 2014

1. Mobile Commerce ...

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Northern European e-commerce expected to reach 31 billion in 2013, 7.1% growth posted on Tue 10th Dec 2013

Northern European B2C e-commerce is developing extremely well. This is apparent from the new Northern Europe B2C E-commerce Report, published by Ecommerce Europe, the European umbrella organisation for online retailers. The total Northern European e-commerce economyof online sold goods and services amounted €28.4 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow to €31 billion in 2013. Figures in Ecommerce Europe reports are based on the European Measurement Standard for Ecommerce (EMSEC). ...

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Card & Card Holder Data Best Practices posted on Fri 22nd Nov 2013

What is the best way to store card data? ...

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What is PCIDSS? posted on Wed 20th Nov 2013

As there is a rise in Data Theft… a new security system called PCIDSS has been created. It is a security standard that all businesses, if they deal with Credit and Debit Card Transactions, regardless of how often, or small the transactions are, have to comply with. ...

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Save money with your merchant account! posted on Mon 18th Nov 2013

As all businesses would know, unfortunately, letting customers pay with their card comes at a cost to you. With every payment a customer makes using their card, you’ve got to pay the bank for letting you do that! ...

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6 Money Making Tips to Grow Your Business posted on Fri 15th Nov 2013

1) Accept card payments. If you don’t already accept card payments, make sure you do. Debit & Credit card payments are now the most popular method of payment, and people spend more on them then they do using cash. So by accepting cards you’re opening yourself up to a whole other range of customers that could be willing to pay for your products and/or services. ...

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Encrypting The Internet posted on Thu 14th Nov 2013

Internet architects propose encrypting all the world’s Web. A vastly larger percentage of the world's Web traffic will be encrypted under a near-final recommendation to revise the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that serves as the foundation for all communications between websites and end users. This has the potential to mitigate a whole range of security issues which can occur when sending unsecured data across the Internet. However, if this goes ahead, we expect there will be an increase in SSL based exploits to take advantage of this. ...

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Why should I have a Virtual Terminal? posted on Wed 13th Nov 2013

As paying by card is continuously growing, and paying by cash and cheque is continually declining, having the best and latest features for your business is necessary to be successful. ...

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Success on the cards for e-business entrepreneurs: Nexolutions in the Paper! posted on Wed 11th Sep 2013

A BUSINESS set up to save other companies cash on the way they accept debit and credit card payments has expanded rapidly to become an all-round e-commerce operation. ...

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Google tests balloons to beam internet from near space posted on Mon 17th Jun 2013

Google is launching balloons into near space to provide internet access to buildings below on the ground. ...

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Shops urged to innovate or die posted on Mon 3rd Jun 2013

RETAILERS in Exeter have been warned to adapt to changing consumer trends or risk extinction. ...

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One in five shops could close by 2018, warns study posted on Tue 28th May 2013

The Centre for Retail Research (CRR) is warning that High Streets could see 20% of their shops close down within five years as more people turn to the internet for their shopping. ...

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Internet shopping: What makes the online consumer tick? posted on Thu 12th Apr 2012

As part of the Technology of Business series, each week we ask an expert in their field for their thoughts. ...

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What Are People Buying Online? posted on Sun 12th Sep 2010

Have you ever wondered what people were purchasing online? We took a look at some of the recent online shopping data... ...

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Vital Statistics

£11 MillionTurnover generated via our e-commerce websites

13.8 Million Total human visitors to websites we have created

110 Million Total number of page impressions from our CMS

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