Owning your own business has long been the American dream. The Internet, ecommerce and vast technology advancements have made this possible for Joe American. However, just like anything else, there are problems. These problems and issues are like a disease eating away at the American dream.
So you want to be a shop owner.. sell your products online and make a million, right? Find out if ou have what it takes and make a plan for success.
If you haven’t read about the new “Brand Damaging” issues and you accept credit cards on your website… You need to. The potential impact on your business is too large to ignore.
It’s not really Greek, in a nutshell, if you, your practices, your security or your products and services are a bad risk, Visa Mastercard feels that this damages their brand.
Another advantage of the Internet is its worldwide reach. Small business retailers no longer have to have brick & mortar stores in many different geographical locations to become a national brand – by selling on the web, they can get their product seen by a much larger audience.
I have decided that all we can do is provide quality, honesty and transparency in our own business. So to that end, I am providing prospective new website owners the following list of tips and precautions before choosing a designer/developer and beginning a website project.