Return Policy Transparency

Have you ever needed to return something to an ecommerce site and found it difficult because there was no return policy or the policy was buried within their site and you couldn’t find it?  I have, and it is quite annoying.  Below you will find some tips on making the return process for you site…

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Tips for the Holiday Ecommerce Season

And now, it’s time for a poem written by me: T’is 152 days ’till Christmas when all over the Internet, Ecommerce Sites were bustling so you mustn’t forget. Site designs were refreshed for usability and ease, In hopes that new customers would find what they please. Social media was adopted on many a site, So…

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Tools to Help Mobilize Your Ecommerce Site

So you have your website ready to go. Everything is working fine and looks good. Of course there is always room for improvement, but no more changes needed right now. How about mobile browsing though? Is your website mobile friendly? In today’s world there are a lot of people that browse the web on their…

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Shipping Rate Manipulation

So, Cart32 can do many different things when it comes to creating shipping types.  We tie in with FedEx, UPS, and USPS real time shipping rates. You can also set up your own shipping grid based off different criteria such as total cost or number of items in the cart.  However, the cart also has…

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PCI-DSS Version 2.0

The rules and requirements for PCI Compliance are found within the PCI Data Security Standard, or PCI-DSS.  The PCI-DSS is updated on a regular basis to address new security concerns as well as to elaborate on existing requirements.  Version 2.0 of the PCI-DSS has been made publicly available here.   For those of you who…

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Preparing Your Ecommerce Site for Christmas 2012

It’s that time of the year everyone! It’s time to start thinking about the holiday season. The holidays are just a few short months away and you don’t want to be caught unprepared. Last year, holiday sales for ecommerce reached $35.3 billon! That is a 15 percent increase compared to the same time in 2010.…

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Is the Visa FANF Legal?

Many of you have probably noticed the new Visa fee (Fixed Acquirer Network Fee “FANF”) on your monthly statement.  Some of you are probably thinking, “How can Visa charge another fee??  Haven’t they already found every way to nickel and dime me!?!?”  Unfortunately not…  However, the Merchant Payments Coalition has raised the red flag on…

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Tips to Prevent Chargebacks on Your Ecommerce Site

Chargebacks can be pretty annoying for an ecommerce business and there are many ways to help reduce the number that you receive. Most of these solutions are based off of communication. You must communicate with your customers; they need to know exactly what they are purchasing and how they will receive it. Although, there is…

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Integrating Twitter with Your Ecommerce Site

Twitter is a great marketing tool used by many different ecommerce businesses. If you currently have a twitter account, it may be beneficial to pull in a twitter feed to your site. Lucky for you, twitter provides you a couple easy solutions to do just that. I know you’re asking yourself, “But Chris, how do…

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