Today I want to discuss Mobile Commerce, or what has become known as MCommerce. To help with this, I enlisted the support of a friend of mine, Luke Jordon of DesignForest (www.mydesignforest.com) a web design firm that specializes in affordable web sites for small businesses using QuickBooks. I asked Luke to talk about Responsive Web Design (RWD), particularly as it relates to web browsing on a mobile device. I will follow it up with some startling statistics about MCommerce and how you can best adopt a mobile strategy for you or for your clients. Read on...
As most companies at least have some sort of eCommerce presence now, it is imperative that accountants and consultants be able to support their clients and understand all of the components of eCommerce including (read more)
Vend POS for QuickBooks OnLine
When I first heard there was a FINALLY a point-of-sale (POS) product – Vend – that will work with QuickBooks Online I was excited. A little apprehensive, perhaps, but excited. According to the Vend website, “Vend is point-of-sale, inventory, and customer loyalty software that makes it easy to set up, manage, and grow your business.”
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Over the years, I’ve become completely dependent on a few software tools – some of which are free – that I use to effectively to support my clients. Read more...
I get many calls every week from people who started an ecommerce business only to find themselves in the position of having to manage the mess they’ve created. My purpose in writing this article is to list some of the mistakes I’ve seen people make and then to illustrate the best methods to guarantee you build a successful ecommerce business. more...
There has been a lot of talk about the Marketplace Fairness Act lately. For those of you that don’t know, it is a bill that has already been passed by the Senate and is now in the House of Representatives. The Marketplace Fairness Act gives states the authority to require online retailers (“remote sellers”), no matter where their business is located, to collect sales tax at the time of a transaction – exactly like local retailers are already required to do. more...
One of the most misunderstood aspects of eCommerce is PCI compliance. It is a term that is often used, but rarely explained. In eCommerce, it is generally used ... read more...
The Beatles Effect
I have a theory. I like to refer to it as The Beatles Effect. Allow me to explain. As a lot of you know, I talk, write and consult about Ecommerce...read more..._
When I talk with new or potential customers, the question I get asked most is “What shopping cart should I use?” My answer is usually “It depends”. More...
Sharing our relationship with Bigcommerce...
Jim Savage has been a QuickBooks Pro Advisor since 1999. He has since signed on with the Intuit Solution Provider program, which specializes in marketing to the