Magento is a very powerful and fast growing eCommerce script. It is an open-source platform which offers great flexibility through its modular architecture, is completely scalable and has a wide range of control options that its users appreciate

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A shopping cart is a piece of software that acts as an online store’s catalog and ordering process. Typically, a shopping cart is the interface between a company’s Web site and its deeper infrastructure, allowing consumers to select merchandise
An e-Commerce site is a content management website application, which allows members of the public to purchase specific products via transactions secured on the vendor’s website. That website is developed to allow businesses to sell products over the internet to customers. Information is usually secured and encrypted using an SSL certificate and transactions will be conducted by a payment provider such as Protx.

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Online advertising has increased during the last couple of years. In 2010, corporations paid around fifty billion dollars advertising and marketing on line. This number is predicted to move up noticeably this year.
For example online ad spending in the US will grow by over 20% this year, passing the $30 billion mark and social networks will recieve 11% of online ad spending at the end of 2011.

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On 28th of June 2011, Google rolled out a new web service titled “What Do You Love” (or WDYL) which allows users to view search results from a variety of Google’s web services including images, blog search, maps and other things which you can think of. It will also allow you to create content to send to others such email someone through Gmail, call someone with Google Voice, plan events via calendar….etc

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Plaxo can help you to manage especially your business card online, and your calendars by organising appointments in an easy to use way. It also allows you to link together many of your other social networking accounts. It is best know for automatically updating contact information and allowing you to upload contact information from a wide variety of address books.

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What is this icon : RSS ?

Posted on 11, Oct

RSS stands for “Really Simple Syndication”. It is a easy way to distribute lists like headlines, update notices, and sometimes content to a wide number of people. It is used by computer programs that organize those headlines and notices for easy reading.
RSS is an XML-based format and while it can be used in different ways for content distribution, its most widespread usage is in distributing news headlines on the Web.

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What is Google Alert ?

Posted on 4, Oct

Google Alert is an automated Web search service that can help people and businesses monitor the Internet for developments and activities that could concern them.
Google Alert sent to you emails when Google finds new results — such as web pages, newspaper articles, or blogs — that match your search term. You can use Google Alerts to monitor anything on the Web.

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Web conferencing is a form of real-time communications RTC in which multiple computer users, all connected to the Internet, see the same screen at all times in their Web browsers. Some Web conferencing systems include features such as texting, VoIP (voice over IP) and full-motion video.

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Why get a Trademark?

Posted on 20, Sep

A trademark is a distinctive sign or indicator used by an individual, business organization, or other legal entity to identify that the products or services to consumers with which the trademark appears originate from a unique source, and to distinguish its products or services from those of other entities.

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The sixth major media

Posted on 13, Sep

Internet is the sixth major media, ahead of its film investments (2.5% market share of approx., 131 million net).

Market growth has been strong and is expected to decline now.43% of households are equipped with micro-computer, with 2 / 3 connected. Thus, nearly 22 million French Internet access to end-2003 (43% of French + 11 years), consuming up to more than 14 hours a month (Médiamétrie).

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What is Wi-Fi?

Posted on 8, Sep

A way to get Internet access, the term Wi Fi is a play upon the decades-old term HiFi that describes the type of output generated by quality musical hardware, Wi Fi stands for Wireless Fidelity and is used to define any of the wireless technology in the IEEE 802.11 specification – including (but not necessarily limited to) the wireless protocols 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g. The Wi-Fi Alliance is the body responsible for promoting the term and its association with various wireless technology standards.

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What are cookies?

Posted on 23, Aug

Cookies are usually small text files that are stored on your computer’s browser directory or program data subfolders. Cookies are created when you use your browser to visit a website that uses cookies to keep track of your movements within the site, help you resume where you left off, remember your registered login, theme selection, preferences, and other customization functions.

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Why Do I Need Web Hosting?

Posted on 9, Aug

The term “host” is used in several contexts, in each of which it has a slightly different meaning:

In Internet protocol specifications, the term “host” means any computer that has full two-way access to other computers on the Internet.
For companies or individuals with a Web site, a host is a computer with a Web server that serves the pages for one or more Web sites. A host can also be the company that provides that service, which is known as hosting.

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According to a recent AT&T Small Business Technology Poll, 72 percent of the small businesses surveyed said they used a mobile app in their business. Even more striking, nearly 40 percent of those surveyed said their business most likely would not survive — or would be greatly challenged — without mobile apps.

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What is “Web 2.0″ ?

Posted on 26, Jul

Web 2.0 is the term given to describe a second generation of the World Wide Web that is focused on the ability for people to collaborate and share information online.

Web 2.0 basically refers to the transition from static HTML Web pages to a more dynamic Web that is more organized and is based on serving Web applications to users.

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The impact of Pay-Per-Click

Posted on 12, Jul

Pay-Per-Click, commonly abbreviated to PPC, is an online advertising method where your advertisement in text format is placed on the results page within a search engines.
The ad usually appears to the side and on top of the organic search results, ie in the SEM. You only pay for the advertising campaign if people click on your advertisement ; hence the term Pay-Per-Click.

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Google+ is Google’s Social Network with Group Video Chat, Mobile Messaging, and Easy Sharing.
Google+ isn’t so much a social network, as we’re used to the term, but a collection of services that have social aspects to them. You have a group of friends, but its more designed for small groups of your real-life friends rather than a giant friends list, with whom you share everything all the time. Instead, it helps you discover content, share it with the friends you think would like it, and communicating with them on an individual or small group basis.

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It is becoming more and more common for successful business owners to have a Business Coach. Why? Just a few points as there are too many to fit in one article.
Most businesses usually have one of two problems: they have some form of issue with their cash flows, or they do not have enough time. Yet, financial freedom and lifestyle were usually the reasons why they got in business in the first place. Sometimes it is even worse, some business owners working more than they were as an employee and making less money, just working to pay salaries and collect taxes for the government.

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What is PayPal?

Posted on 28, Jun

With 150 million users worldwide, there can be no doubt that PayPal is a hugely popular payment option.
PayPal, which is owned by eBay, is a way of payment available on the Internet in 190 countries in 16 currencies.

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