Author: Fergus

As the Managing Director of teclan ltd Fergus has been identifying and exploring new and emerging opportunities in the ecommerce market for over 15 years.


Google Product Identifiers

As many of you will already know Google have added new requirements for unique product identifiers in Google Product Listing feeds on July 15th. In order to maintain a good quality feed and avoid the risk of your feed being taken down. We have put together a quick guide on product identifiers to help. What… Read more »


Changes to Google Shopping be ready!

Some of you will have noticed that Google over the past few weeks have become more strict with the content of your feed. This is due to the imminent changes that will be made to Google Shopping as it is transferring to a commercial product using Adwords in the UK. Many of the once nice… Read more »


Taking Advantage of E-mail Marketing

Important Dates for your Diary With Christmas over and the new year well upon us, now is the perfect time to start thinking about your upcoming promotions and marketing ideas. To make it a bit easier to plan, here is a list of dates that will be of use to businesses: Pancake Day – 12th… Read more »


Important Information for Online Merchants regarding PayPal

If you use Paypal as the payment gateway for your online store, you may have received an email last year stating they have planned to discontinue support for HTTP 1.0 protocol starting February 1, 2013. PayPal state this may affect some merchants, so you’ll need to prepare your e-commerce site for this change. There is… Read more »


teclan SellerDeck Tools

teclan are offering a fantastic range of tools and addons for SellerDeck and Actinic (V8 and onwards). Find out how to buy today here In this post we will have a look at each of the tools and how they can benefit you! SellerDeck Bulk Editor The SellerDeck Bulk Editor is the final version of… Read more »


Google Shopping – Google Base stops being entirely free!

Froogle, then Google Base and now Google Ad Listing in Google Shopping? First it was free, and now we have to pay? What’s going on? As you may or may not be aware lurking within Google’s every expanding empire, under the “Shopping” link in the main Google search pages, lies a valuable resource for all… Read more »

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Email Marketing – Proof if works for ecommerce!

Email Marketing

The following article was submitted to teclan by one of our customers,, who wanted to spread the message of their success to other ecommerce businesses who may not be undertaking effective email marketing. “It took a little persuasion for me to realise I needed to send out regular email campaigns. I was probably worried… Read more »