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Response codes are supplied by the merchant’s bank to your payment gateway provider after making contact with the customer’s card issuer. After receiving the payment information, your bank contacts your customer’s bank to confirm the details of the transaction (card #, expiry date, amount, card valid, etc.) Depending on that interaction, the customer’s bank will reply to your bank with a response code - this message will then be returned to your website. Common types of responses...

Making a start-up business successful takes inspiration, planning and a lot of hard work. If you're starting an online business, you need to do all of these as well as take into account how ecommerce differs from selling in a physical shop. Physical or Online shop? One of the biggest distinctions between selling online and selling in a physical shop is that your products are sold sight-unseen. You can't try on a dress in an online shop,...

A hosted shopping cart software solution is an all-in-one online shop website stored and run from the servers of the shopping cart provider (like us). The ecommerce software doesn't have to be downloaded or installed by you as the business owner, that's all taken care of by the provider. What you get a web based control panel that you can use to load your products, set your specials, upload your product images, set up your product...

If you want to rank in the search engines you need to do a lot more than just buy a search engine friendly shopping cart and load it with a product data import from a manufacturer or supplier. Search engines do not like duplicate content and using an approach like this will not differentiate you from any other startup business who wants to go to that same supplier and get the same data feed. If you...

If you're wondering "How Do I sell Online?" we have the tools you need to get started: Ozcart Software. Ozcart is an online shopping cart system that allows to sell your own products online from Jewellery, Apparel, Car Parts to downloadable products such as Ebooks. We are here to help you succeed with your online Business and this is why we have created one of the Best Shopping Cart solutions within Australia, Canada, USA, and Europe....

If you're running a small business then you may not have the time or budget to set up and run focus group research to determine trends and feedback about the products in your industry. So how can you find out what your customers want? Engaging customers through the content features of your website, and through social media are two relatively cheap alternatives to in-depth focus group customer research that can give you useful insights into what...