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Archive for August, 2005

Disaster Data Protection

Tuesday, August 30th, 2005

In light of hurricane Katrina, data protection may be the last thing on the public’s mind. However, post disaster recovery for small businesses can be simplified on at least one front with proper prior planning.

E-Business on Even Ground

Thursday, August 25th, 2005

Thanks to the realization of Moore’s Law, the computing power needed to drive electronic devices is reducing in cost to levels now affordable to many small businesses.

Search Engine Tools

Wednesday, August 24th, 2005

High search engine rankings are not the end all of internet marketing; after all, internet marketing still is marketing. While it is safe to say that efforts focused on e-business should not be entirely consumed by the search engine struggle, there is merit in Optimization for Customers and Search Engines.
Measuring Success
Success is best recognized when […]

Merr e-Christmas

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005

It is just over four months away, yet consumers are starting to think about Christmas shopping, according to article.

Taxing E-Commerce

Tuesday, August 16th, 2005

Adding online sales to you current business model may seem attractive as it opens your doors to the world. But, how do you know how much tax to charge, and when, and to whom?

What about Intellectual Property?

Tuesday, August 16th, 2005

Copyrights, trade secrets, patents, trademarks, and tradenames are all forms of intellectual property. Small businesses which are implementing e-business practices need to understand the basics of IP, because it isn’t just for the big boys.

E-Business Fraud Protection

Thursday, August 11th, 2005

Whether you are operating out of a bricks and mortar shop, or somewhere in cyberspace, it is nearly impossible to stop all fraud. Small businesses must be proactive in stomping out online fraud.

Hello E-Business!

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

Goodbye Couch Potato
According to trends are changing. Canadians between the age of 18 and 34 are spending more time on the Internet than any other media. Citing an Ipsos-Reid survey, they make the point that any advertiser looking at this demographic should be reevaluating their marketing strategies, if they haven’t already; reevaluating them to […]

Radio Frequency IDs, on the rebound

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

The playing field is leveling off as inventory tracking systems become more affordable for small businesses. RFIDs are reaching price levels which create the possibility of use within small business.

To Outsource, or Not to Outsource

Monday, August 8th, 2005

The popularity of drop shipping among small retailers proves that small businesses are starting to understand the benefits of outsourcing. Does outsourcing fit your e-business stratetgy?