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A beginner’s guide to Bitcoin
The buzzword that can be heard flying around the tech industry right now is Bitcoin. But just what is it and how does it work? If you’re like me and don’t want to get lost in all the technical details of block chain, then you’ve come to the right place. Here I’ll explain, simply, what the mysterious Bitcoin is and how it works (and how to get some).
The Checkout Series Part 7: Accounts and returning users
Customer accounts are a convenient way for returning customers to purchase from your store by reducing the need for supplying order details for every new order. Account data is also used for collecting additional customer metrics for targeting marketing campaigns and managing extra services such as order tracking and returns. With all the positives that […]
The Checkout Series Part 6: Security and Trust Seals
Trust: the emotion that controls the balance between “Should I?” or “Shouldn’t I?” Gaining the trust of a customer is a difficult task but one that is necessary when dealing with sensitive information such as credit card details. Making sure your online store is trustworthy can be broken down into many elements both technical and […]
The Checkout Series Part 5: Postage & Address input
Postage details are one of the larger pieces of data collected in a transaction; consisting of up to 6 different form fields. Inputting the right data is integral for correct postage/shipping calculation and making sure the customer’s package lands on their doorstep and not their next door neighbours’. Auto-complete information where possible Many stores neglect […]
The Checkout Series Part 4: Payments
Payment information is classified by many customers as the most sensitive data provided during a transaction. Handling payments correctly can be the make or break of completing an order. This is where a customer transitions from a potential customer to a converted customer. Payment method selection Presenting a customer with a decent choice of options […]
The 6 Ways Hackers Can Hack Your Website
Website security is a big issue in 2016. According to a recent study done by RSA website hacking attempts are on the rise. But don’t worry, the good guys are working just as hard as the hackers to make sure that your store and your customers’ information is safe. Download the 2016: Current State of […]