Product returns are a necessary part of online retail, just as they are offline. Handling them can be a little more involved and expensive though. The biggest challenges are avoiding unhappy customers and return fraud.
Building a business from the ground up appeals to many entrepreneurs. The excitement of bringing a business to life is something a lot of them feed on, to fuel their passion and power their progress. But just as it is offline, starting an online business doesn’t necessarily mean starting from scratch.
OTTAWA, Dec. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CIRA is proud to announce that, 32 years after the first .CA domain was registered, the organization now has more than 3 million .CA domains under management.
Most small businesses in Canada are now convinced they need a website, but tackling the details can be overwhelming. Choosing the wrong website host is one of the most frequent, and biggest mistakes small business owners make when they begin their digital journey.
As the world awakens to the importance of environmentally-friendly business practices, data storage has been placed under scrutiny. Website hosting data centres use a staggering amount of energy to run their equipment and keep it cool. The high levels of power required to host websites and store their data, has inspired several providers to offset […]
I’ve burned through a lot of website hosts in recent years. It was getting to a point where I thought one was just as bad as the other. I wondered how any company managed to do business online with such unreliable web hosting in Canada. After doing some research, I learned the signs of a […]
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Boxing Day and the entire holiday season can be a challenge, especially when you aren’t sure what to expect. Fourth quarter online transactions are expected to skyrocket this year, but how will it impact your sales specifically?
WordPress has been my favourite content management system (CMS) from the first time I tried it. While it’s known as a blogging platform, it can be used to create any kind of website you can imagine. The versatility and vast number of options allows it to be used for all types of online businesses, from […]
Web-based startups are some of the least expensive businesses to start in Canada. Online business expenses can often be limited to domain registration and website hosting, at least in the beginning.
When I first started working online way back in the 90’s, getting a fully-featured online store meant hiring a programmer (or a team of programmers) to build one. Additionally, you would need a designer because the programmer would only focus on the store functionality. The overall launch expense was enormous, but it only began with […]