Category: So you want to be a Shop Owner Series

  • SEO in 2017 – What You Can Still Do

    It’s been a very long time since I blogged… I’ve been busy =) So people ask me all the time, if SEO is dead, what can I do. Well SEO isn’t really dead, people say this, but in actuality it’s the same as it’s always been. You see, SEO (search engine optimization) is not what […]

  • Google Will WARN Searchers About Sites Without SSL

    Google Will WARN Searchers About Sites Without SSL

    Firstly, Zen Cart users ….. GET AN SSL and stop being a contributing factor to insecurity, low buyer trust and general ignorance. In a nutshell Google is going to ding you ALL with a warning, even those who only accept PayPal. Rightfully so, while you’ve never been required, you should have been supporting buyer trust long ago…. Now you will be punished if you don’t. Rightfully so.

  • PCI DSS 3.2

    PCI DSS 3.2

    Here we go again…. I am writing this to, hopefully bring you the best and simplest understanding of your roles, changes and responsibilities. In December 2015 the PCI/DSS council released a bulletin containing changes which are required to be implement by June 2016. So below, in addition to all the PCI/DSS items you are currently doing, […]

  • Avoiding Chargebacks & Fraud with Zen Cart

    Avoiding Chargebacks & Fraud with Zen Cart

    Credit card fraud, chargebacks and PayPal disputes can cost your business a great deal of money! These simple steps will help you manage these dangerous areas in your Zen Cart store. TRUST Building trust when you are not in a face to face transaction is difficult. However, there are some simple things you can do […]

  • 2013 & Zen Cart

    With all the Panda, Penguin and buzz surrounding them it’s very easy to get caught “putting out fires” all the time. It’s very tiring and not so successful overall… so let’s get going!