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Top Free Online Shopping Carts

Today The Official Merchant Services Blog shifts its focus to the E-Commerce industry — specifically some tips we’ve found online to help small businesses with their e-commerce solution. An article written by Nova Scotian Vangie Beal details the ins and outs of ten open source online shopping carts that are available to merchants or really …

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E-Commerce: Review and Preview

The Official Merchant Services Blog begins our second year of blogging with a look at one of our favorite topics: E-Commerce. 2011 saw huge gains for online shopping. As reported in The Official Merchant Services Blog on Cyber Monday, online shopping was strong on Black Friday. IBM research unit Coremetrics stated that 20% more consumers shopped online Black Friday …

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E-Commerce: News Briefs

The Official Merchant Services Blog continues to follow some of the top trending stories in the e-commerce industry. E-commerce is an essential growth element in most retail businesses. This has been building for years, as online shopping becomes more and more a convenient and commonplace fact of life for the everyday consumer. E-Commerce Sets Record Highs …

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E-Commerce SEO Tips for Merchants

The Official Merchant Services Blog once again picks up its thread about the impact 2011’s holiday shopping season is going to have on e-commerce. Previously we gave merchants tips on improving their e-commerce experience for customers. These tips were primarily focused on things merchants can do with their website and their online shopping cart. Today …

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Mobile Gift Cards

The Official Merchant Services Blog continues its ongoing coverage of the upcoming holiday shopping season and how it will impact the thriving E-Commerce industry. Yesterday’s blog took a look at some of the statistics revolving around 2010’s holiday shopping profits as well as detailing a trend among online shoppers to begin their holiday shopping in the …

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