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.


Getting Started with Secure Payments

Getting Started with Secure Payments One of the most important aspects of your online business is a reliable, secure link between the customer and the bank in the form of a secure payment gateway.  A Payment Service Provider (PSP) will deal with the authorisation and security checks on your behalf to help prevent fraud.  This… Read more »


Update Google Base Feed for Actinic

Update Google Base Feed for Actinic If you are not already listing your products on Google Base then you are missing out on sales, however please note the rules for submissions to Google Base have recently been updated. Google base allows you to freely list your products in Google’s shopping search results. The Google base… Read more »


Actinic Business v11

The V11 update has received lots of positive feedback from our customers. Here’s what the press think Actinic Business v11 (Extract from The Telegraph) This ecommerce software is an improvement on earlier versions and sophisticated enough to suit most online retailing needs So you’ve set up a decent website, but you want to sell things… Read more »


Email marketing can increase sales by up to 10%

We often recommend email marketing to our clients and customers. It is often touted as the most cost effective way to market to your customer base to grow your online sales. To demonstrate this we undertook a recent survey from a sample* of our customers which yielded some powerful and  interesting statistical results. Over 65%… Read more »


Top 10 Impressive Actinic Websites

There are thousands of Actinic sites out on the inter-web but how many of the have taken advantage of great design techniques, usability, accessibility and functionality. Being experts in working with Actinic Ecommerce we have complied a list of Actinic sites that we think really do seem to stand out above the rest. 1… Read more »