Online Business

Online Business

Your website is the online portal for customers to discover and interact with your brand. Online business encompasses a number of resources and considerations, including building a website, web development, web design, working with programmers, creating web content, ecommerce, customer privacy and more.

Online business also looks at the companies and startups that are innovating online. 

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Is the Death of Brick-and-Mortar Retail a Myth?

Is the Death of Brick-and-Mortar Retail a Myth?

Old-fashioned stores still can offer consumers a wide variety of options. Vendors can analyze trends and customize their offerings to cater to shoppers' desires.
5 Easy Tweaks You Can Make to Consistently Land New Customers

5 Easy Tweaks You Can Make to Consistently Land New Customers

People visit your website looking for what you offer. Making them feel welcome is step one to earning loyal new customers.
The 4 Basics of Making Money on the Internet

The 4 Basics of Making Money on the Internet

Used improperly, the web can be a black hole -- one in which you dump tens of thousands of dollars without results.
Slow Wi-Fi? 5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Signal Now.

Slow Wi-Fi? 5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Signal Now.

A roundup of user-friendly tips, tricks and tools to improve your Wi-Fi router’s range and speed -- beer-can hack included.
Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader

Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader

If the rumors are true, the nation's largest online retailer could give Square and PayPal a run for their money.
5 Ways to Build Your Brand in Short Chunks of Time

5 Ways to Build Your Brand in Short Chunks of Time

It’s important not to overlook the power of small steps and single interactions that can solidify and share your brand with others.
The 4 Necessary Elements of Your Business' Online Face

The 4 Necessary Elements of Your Business' Online Face

Whether you've yet to build an online presence or it is lacking, follow this guide and start gaining customers.
Will Virtual Marketplaces Disrupt Your Industry Next?

Will Virtual Marketplaces Disrupt Your Industry Next?

Uber, Airbnb and TaskRabbit are growing in popularity and should continue to rise. Now's the time to look at your business and see if you can follow those companies' paths.
7 Secrets to Designing a Business That Gives You Ultimate Flexibility

7 Secrets to Designing a Business That Gives You Ultimate Flexibility

Your venture doesn't have to take over your life. Follow this list and have the time to do the things you want.
Google to Offer Business Owners 2 TB of Free Storage for a Year

Google to Offer Business Owners 2 TB of Free Storage for a Year

Amid pricing wars between corporate computing leaders Amazon, Microsoft and Google, industry experts predict that cloud storage may soon become entirely free.
Ka-Ching: Making Money Online

Ka-Ching: Making Money Online

With the online world taking over our lives, here is how entrepreneurs can cash in.
Priceline Snaps Up OpenTable for $2.6 Billion in Cash

Priceline Snaps Up OpenTable for $2.6 Billion in Cash

The acquisition, expected to close later this year, represents the online travel company;s initial foray into the dining industry.
Alibaba Breaks Into U.S. Ecommerce Market With 11 Main

Alibaba Breaks Into U.S. Ecommerce Market With 11 Main

The Chinese ecommerce giant today unveiled its first major push into the U.S. market with the launch of a website that curates small boutiques.
Top 5 Reasons e-Businesses Fail

Top 5 Reasons e-Businesses Fail

Learn from the mistakes failed dotcom businesses made so you don't make the same errors when starting your e-business.
Online Bargain Hunters: Are You Buying Stolen Goods?

Online Bargain Hunters: Are You Buying Stolen Goods?

How to spot potential theft when shopping online.
Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now

Here's Why You Need to Change Your eBay Password Right Now

The world's biggest online marketplace has been hacked. Those weird warning messages weren't a false alarm.
Boost Reader Engagement With 9 Easy Subheading Tricks

Boost Reader Engagement With 9 Easy Subheading Tricks

The architectural structure of your piece can provide clarity -- and help in hidden ways as well.
Target Is Seriously Expanding Its Online Subscription Service

Target Is Seriously Expanding Its Online Subscription Service

Target's online subscription service launched in September with just 150 baby-care items. Now, it's increasing its product offering tenfold, offering everything from K-cups to dog food for regular delivery.
Don't Ignore the Importance of Your Site's URL Structure

Don't Ignore the Importance of Your Site's URL Structure

Better organization allows search engines to more easily crawl your pages, which affects their performance in rankings.
When the Self-Service Customer Smiles

When the Self-Service Customer Smiles

Cater to the user of remote or electronic services while inspiring loyalty and a sense of partnership
Why Your Ecommerce Site Is Losing Money (Infographic)

Why Your Ecommerce Site Is Losing Money (Infographic)

More than 67 percent of online shopping carts are abandoned before purchases are made. Here's how to fix the problem on your website.
The 3 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on Their Taxes

The 3 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on Their Taxes

CPAs reveal the big IRS no-no's committed by 'treps
How to Get More Visitors to Click, Buy or Promote on Your Site

How to Get More Visitors to Click, Buy or Promote on Your Site

Your visitors follow a path after visiting your site. Make sure they get to where you want them to go.
Why Stellar Customer Service Is Key to Building Your Online Brand

Why Stellar Customer Service Is Key to Building Your Online Brand

If you and your employees truly believe the customer is always right, you can build one heck of a successful brand using social media.
Target to Bring Baby Goods to Your Door Through New Subscription Service

Target to Bring Baby Goods to Your Door Through New Subscription Service

Target has joined the market for auto-delivery subscription goods, competing with the likes of Amazon, Diapers.com and Wal-mart.
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