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Google Instant

Google Instant is a new search enhancement that shows results as you type. This means that as type in your search terms you instantly see the results page as you type. When searching the most obvious change is that you see your results page change as you type and modify your search term, allowing you to manipulate your results more quickly, you don’t have to finish typing your full search term, or even press “search.”

Actinic Conference 2010

The Annual Actinic User Conference will be held on 13th October 2010 at the PayPal offices in Richmond, Surrey.

The conference is your chance to hear leading industry speakers, see the latest details of Actinic v11, spend time with technical experts and network with other Actinic users to learn from each others experience of running an online business.

The agenda will be packed with informative and interactive sessions including;

Key Industry Trends - Cameron McLean, General Manager, Merchant Services, PayPal

Down for Everyone or Just Me?

A useful link to use to test if your website is down for everyone or just you.

Down for Everyone or Just Me?

Mailing Lists

With the current economic climate keeping in touch with your exsisting customers is increasingly important. It is much easier to sell more to someone who has already bought from you than it is to find new customers.

In our view all ecommerce sites should be maintaining a list of customers who are happy to receive emails and then emailing them at least once a month.

When creating your monthly newsletter you must have something interesting to say!

How to get more benefit from your Facebook page

Yes I know, people keep on and on about Facebook, but love it or hate it, nowadays you cant really afford to ignore it.

In my view anyone with an ecommerce store should really have a facebook presence too, after all recent stats have shown there are more searches on Facebook nowadays than the almighty Google.

We've already posted several links to help clients create their Facebook page, here is a link to an article that discusses what you can be doing on a daily basis to get it working for you. Remember the more you put into Social Networking, the more you will get out of it.

10 ways facebook can benefit your ecommerce website